-- Kazuchika Okada, who appeared as Samoa Joe's masked henchman Okato for TNA Wrestling last year, is the new IWGP Heavyweight Champion.
Okada ended Hiroshi Tanahashi's record 13-month reign as champion Sunday at New Japan Pro Wrestling's The New Beginning pay-per-view event in Osaka, Japan. The show also saw Davey Richards and Rocky Romero regain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship from Prince Devitt and Ryusuke Taguchi.
-- Actor Steve Martin wrote last week on his Twitter account: "Surprising trusting wife with wrestling tickets for Valentine's Day. Can't wait to see the look on her face."
-- At Elimination Chamber, Kane will face John Cena in an Ambulance Match. The Big Red Machine has past history with the bout as he faced Shane McMahon at Survivor Series 2003. WWE.com has published photos from the match at this link.
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