– In today’s wrestling birthdays, Chris Benoit would have turned 43 years old while Nancy “Woman” Benoit (née Toffoloni) would have turned 46.
Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler announced Thursday on his official website that he is launching a new wrestling promotion in his home city of Memphis. The inaugural taping of his new wrestling television show, Memphis Friends, was held Thursday evening at “The Vine.” The series will debut on Saturday, Jun. 5 at 11:00 a.m. on the Ion Network (channel 50) in the Memphis market. WWE will be providing footage for the series.
– News and photos of Randy Savage’s recent wedding provoked a tidal wave of internet searches pertaining to the former wrestling champion as he was one of the most searched for topics on Google.com on Thursday, according to Google Trends.
Savage recently married his long time girlfriend, Lynn — his second marriage. Images that have surfaced online show Savage, who is now 57 years old, looking significantly different than how wrestling fans remember him as he now sports a white beard and gray hair. His hairline has also greatly receded.