Mark Henry Talks Turning Down Stereotypical Gimmick, Hulk Hogan Note, WrestleMania 31 Poster

- The Huffington Post has an article here about their show yesterday with Marc Lamont Hill talking to Mark Henry about racism in WWE, stemming from the controversial article that appeared in The Atlantic last week. During the interview, Henry discussed turning down the "Silverback" nickname, which references a silverback gorilla.

"A lot of people remember the Silverback thing," Henry said. "Honestly, I could not do it. I told them: 'I can't do that. I got two little black kids at home.'"

- For the second year in a row, Hulk Hogan will be appearing at the Toronto Fan Expo from August 29th-31st. You can get more details here.

- As noted earlier, Levi's Stadium, which will be hosting WrestleMania 31, posted a fan-made WrestleMania 31 poster for the event on their official website. The image has since been removed and replaced by the WrestleMania 31 logo. The fake poster that originally appeared on the site is below:

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