WWE Signs Second Generation Star, Flair Update, NWO PPV, More

– Big Show turned 37 years old yesterday. Today marks his tenth year since signing his WWE contract. Big Show made his WWE debut in 1999 at the St. Valentines Day Massacre steel cage match between Stone Cold Steve Austin and Vince McMahon.

– Mickey Rourke walked away with the Best Actor Award at last night’s British Academy Film and Television Awards. The BAFTA’s are considered the UK version of the Oscars and last year, all four “best actor” BAFTA winners went on to win Oscars.

– WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair discussed his career with the EdmontonSun.com, and joked about what he does the first thing in the morning, and the thing he does at night. “I wake up in the morning and say Whooo!” Flair said. “That’s the first thing I do in the morning and the last thing I do at night. I’ve had it since ’74, actually. I heard it from Jerry Lee Lewis.”

– WWE has signed yet another second generation talent to a developmental deal. Tavita Fifita, the son of former WWF and WCW star Haku, signed last week with the company and will be starting with Florida Championship Wrestling shortly. Fifita was trained at the Team 3D Wrestling Academy, the second signing from the school by WWE, the first being FCW’s Caleb O’ Neal.

– WWE’s No Way Out pay-per-view this Sunday from Seattle is not sold out, if you’re interested in going.