- You can check out a preview above for the premiere of The Lady Wrestler, which was produced by BANG! TV and Marti Funk, wife of WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr. The premiere will take place at the Seven Sister's Inn in Ocala, Florida on Friday, April 4th. The movie stars Hollywood Heather, Power-House Hill, The Claw and Dory Funk Jr. himself. There will also be a Q&A at the premiere.
- As noted earlier, 2014 WWE Hall of Fame inductee The Ultimate Warrior will be appearing at the Minneapolis Comic Con on Saturday, May 3. Warrior commented on his first Wizard World appearance, noting that he was excited for the event.
"I can't wait for my first Wizard World appearance! I'll tell you that right now I'll be as excited as any fan in attendance," Warrior said. "My Ultimate Warrior fans mean the world to me. My total and absolute focus while I am there is to have each and every one of them know it. No one interacts with their fans like I do. No one. And at Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con, I promise to prove the truth of this bold claim one more spectacular time. It's going to be awesome!"
- The press release that was sent out yesterday for Jim Ross' upcoming one man show in New Orleans had the wrong date listed for the event. They sent out the press release below with the corrected date of April 3rd:
Hall of Fame sportscaster Jim "J.R." Ross brings wrestling fans up close and personal for one night only at the House of Blues April 3rd, 2014 for RINGSIDE: An Evening With Jim Ross
Known to sports entertainment fans around the world as the Voice of Professional Wrestling, good ole J.R. has nearly done it all.
From sports entertainment executive to New York Times Bestselling Author, to concurring the struggle of Bell's palsy and even playing the role of entrepreneur with his own barbeque sauce brand, Jim Ross has certainly worn many hats. But, come April 3rd, 2014, he will do his most famous hat: a 200X Resistol when he takes the stage for a one night only engagement at the House of Blues in New Orleans to share his life story...
As one of the most influential sports executives of the past 40 years, J.R. has been welcomed into the homes of millions of viewers each and every week. His cool yet dry Southern charm became the soundtrack for some of wrestling's many memorable clashes and spectacular moments in the sport's rich history. J.R.'s tales of the road and personal anecdotes feature some of sports entertainment's most legendary stars.
After a successful run in the UK, he will bring his one-man show to US soil. J.R. will take center stage in New Orleans for 2 performances for one night only; sharing his stories with wrestling fans in the intimate setting of the House of Blues on April 3rd, 2014.
Tickets are currently on sale on Tickemaster.com and at the House of Blues Box Office. VIP tickets are available for each performance and include a chance to meet the legendary voice of sports entertainment personally.