-- As noted yesterday, baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez is dating former WWE diva Torrie Wilson. USA Today has an article about it at this link, and The New York Daily News has a piece about it here. Wilson has yet to publicly comment on the relationship, but wrote the following on her Twitter on Christmas: "Feeling so very grateful for the many blessings in my life."
-- Crossfire Media Group announced that it will represent Diamond Dallas Page's workout brand, DDPYoga, in the mixed martial arts world. CMG will provide public and media relations services for DDPYoga in order to expand its exposure into the MMA world. "It ain't yo mama's yoga, and I'm excited to introduce DDPYoga to the MMA world!" said DDP. "I truly believe this workout will revolutionize how fighters train for fights, and even how those that train MMA, but don't compete, work out. And with CMG helping us make that introduction, I'm sure we're going to be successful in taking DDPYoga to another level!" For more information on DDPYoga, visit DDPYoga.com.
-- CHIKARA has announced the following first set of dates for their eleventh season:
1.28.2012 - The Palmer Center in Easton, PA
2.25.2012 - Goodwill Beneficial Assoc. in Reading, PA
2.26.2012 - NYWC Sportatorium in Long Island, NY
3.24.2012 - Trio Sportplex in Vaughan (Toronto), Ontario, Canada
3.25.2012 - Knights of Columbus Hall in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
4.28.2012 - Logan Square Auditorium in Chicago, IL
5.20.2012 - The Highline Ballroom in Manhattan, NY
More dates and cities will be announced on their website next week. You can get more information at chikarapro.com.
-- Juggalo Championship Wrestling rings in the new year with the "New Year's Ninja Party" tomorrow featuring the Insane Clown Posse and live performances by Psychopathic Records recording artists Blaze Ya Dead Homie, DJ Clay, Mike E Clark, and more. The action happens Saturday, December 31 at 9pm at The Palladium in Worcester, MA, and is open to all ages. Juggalo Championship Wrestling has announced their full line up for this Saturday, including:
* Jimmy Jacobs vs. Bull Pain with Isabella Smothers vs. Kawabata
* The Bumpin' Uglies #'s 1, 2, and 3 vs. The Scrub Club (Madman Pondo, Necro Butcher, & Balls Mahoney)
* Officer Colt Cabana vs. The Weedman
* JCW Tag Titles Match: champions Sexy Slim Goodie & Raven vs. The Ring Rydas (Ryda Red & Ryda Blue)
* First Time Ever: Steve Corino vs. Rhino
* Main Event: The Headbangers (Mosh & Thrasher) vs. 2 Tuff Tony & Shockwave the Robot
For more information, check out JuggaloWrestling.com.