– New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced that Val Venis has been recruted by Giant Bernard (Prince Albert) to joing the GBH Group, along with Black Tiger (Rocky Romero) who is replacing Low Ki in the group.
– It was announced during last night’s ECW on Sci-Fi show that Jack Swagger will defend the ECW Championship against Christian on next week’s show.
– WWE will be hosting an Oscar week party on Wednesday night at Haven in Beverly Hills, California. Over a dozen wrestlers are expected to attend red carpet
party, which will run from 8-11 p.m.
– During Sunday night’s No Way Out live blog at the WWE Universe website, Candice Michelle said she’s frustrated about not getting much ring time lately. “I promise you I have stuff in the works and I will be back on top. Matter of fact, I hate not working!” Candice said she doesn’t care if she gets traded, since RAW and SmackDown both a lot of female talent. “I just wanna fricken wrestle and I’m doing everything to get back to where I was!” The former WWE Women’s champion was out of action for most of 2008 after suffering a major shoulder injury and then re-injuring the same shoulder shortly after her return.