- In the clip above from the latest episode of Legends with JBL, Booker T talks about WCW falling apart right during the time he was receiving a singles push. Booker T noted that he knew the ship was sinking, and he saw how WCW was going downhill while he was out recovering from an injury. He did admit that the final night of WCW where he regained the WCW World Championship was a great night for him because of all that he had gone through in the company.
In 2017, WaleMania III will feature multiple events presented over several days including the traditional kickoff party at Tier Nightclub on March 30, 2017. Jim Ross will then take the stage on Saturday April 1st and Sunday April 2nd at the Plaza LIVE for his one man show. RINGSIDE: An Afternoon with Jim Ross is the first of several events to be added as part of WaleMania III weekend. Earlier this year, the House of Blues Dallas sold out three shows and the VIP (Slobber Knocker) tickets the morning tickets went on sale.
- As noted, Ric Flair took a little dig at cruiserweights when he recently discussed why Roman Reigns should have defeated Finn Balor on RAW last week. As William transcribed last week, Flair said, "I just think you've got a legitimate heavyweight in Seth Rollins, a legitimate heavyweight in Roman Reigns, and I don't think we'll ever see the day, and I could be totally wrong, that a cruiserweight will ever main event a WrestleMania. And that's what you have to look at, I think, in the total picture of the [professional wrestling] business." He added, "he's [Balor] of that [cruiserweight] size. I mean, if you look at the two of them side by side, he [has] got a great physique, gosh, but he's smaller. Yeah, I don't think he weighs 200 pounds."
Flair poked a little fun at his comment, writing on Twitter: