WWE & TNA Acknowledge Mitsuharu Misawa, Cornette, More

Go Shiozaki won the Global Honored Crowned Championship by defeating Takeshi Rikio today in Japan at the Pro Wrestling NOAH show.

TNA issued this statement today about the passing of Mitsuharu Misawa: TNA Wrestling is saddened to hear of the sudden and tragic loss of Misawa. He was respected around the world and he will be missed. We pass on our sincere condolences to his family and those who worked with him in Japan.

WWE issued this statement about the passing of Misawa: "On behalf of WWE, we were deeply saddened to hear of the tragic loss of Mitsuharu Misawa. We extend our sincere condolences to his family, friends and fans. Misawa will be remembered as one of the all-time greats in Japan," said John Laurinaitis, WWE Executive Vice President of Talent Relations.

About.com has an interview up with Jesse Ventura.

Jim Cornette has a YouTube video up (audio only) where he blasts Joey Styles for his political views. The video is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21uRDdMMznM

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