-- The All Pro Wrestling promotion confirmed WWE signing Jody Kristofferson to a developmental deal via press release this week. Kristofferson had his APW sendoff this weekend after winning the APW Universal Heavyweight Championship. Kristofferson's family, including his famous father Kris, were all in attendance for the event. As noted before, Kristofferson is expected to start with FCW next month. Here is their presser:
COUNTRY LEGENDS SON SIGNS WWE DEVELOPMENTAL DEAL
Hayward, CA - At last night's All Pro Wrestling TV Tapings, "Big Country" Jody Kristofferson defeated Jeckles to become APW Universal Heavyweight Champion.
Following a celebration in the ring with fellow wrestlers, colleagues and family including his father country music legend & Hollywood actor Kris Kristofferson. An emotional Jody announced to the fans in attendance that he had signed a developmental deal with World Wrestling Ent.
Jody Kristofferson graduated the APW Boot Camp in 2009 after completing a two year training course.
Fellow successful graduates of the APW Boot Camp include: Michael Modest (WCW / Noah), Bison Smith (ROH / Noah), Spike Dudley (ECW / WWE), Crash Holly (WWE), Vic Grimes (WWE / ECW), The Great Khali (WWE), Brent Albright (WWE), Cheerleader Melissa (TNA), Kafu (WWE) and Sara Del Ray (ROH).
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