- Thomas Golianopoulos spent a day with Tiny Lister a.k.a. Zeus last month and profiled him for his latest story on ESPN's Grantland, which you can check out here
. In the piece, Hulk Hogan
talked about accidentally busting Lister's nose during the filming of No Holds Barred
. Lister also noted that he was never interested in a wrestling career and revealed how Vince McMahon
convinced him to join the company.
"Vince McMahon was a great negotiator," Lister said. "He would already wire the money into my account before he even started [negotiating]. Who's going to say no? You're going to take $56,000 out of your checking account?"
- WWE took a shot at CM Punk via his official WWE Facebook page. The top post is a link to a playlist looking at people walking out of the company with the text: "Superstars who threw in the towel."
- WWE Hall of Famer "Stone Cold" Steve Austin commented on Rusev on his Twitter earlier this week. He wrote:
"The kid has a good luck and lots of potential. I like the gimmick. We'll see how it goes. #dontrush"
- Speaking of Austin, part two of his podcast with Vader drops this Thursday at Podcast One.
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