Former NFL Player Who Had Beef With CM Punk Training For A WWE Career?, WWE HOF News

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

- WWE has been quietly purchasing items for a physical Hall of Fame. They were recently in negotiations with Charlie Thesz, the widow of wrestling legend Lou Thesz, over a number of his one-of-a-kind items. If the deals went through, WWE would likely induct Thesz into the Hall of Fame.

- It appears former NFL player Shawne Merriman, who has had some Twitter beef with CM Punk in the past, is training with WWE. Bill DeMott noted on Twitter that Merriman was at the WWE Performance Center training this week. Merriman posted the following on Facebook after his first day at the Performance Center:

"A hard days work 1 down 364 to go #PainWhatPain #LightsOut"

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