– WWE has acknowledged the passing of former WWE Superstar Steve Doll, 44, who performed in the company as Steven Dunn in the tag team Well Dunn. Doll passed away yesterday after his family decided to remove him from his ventilator.
– As noted earlier, WWE Superstars is set to debut on Thursday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m on WGN America. “The biggest WWE Superstars” from all three brands will compete on this new one-hour show. Unfortunately, a number of wrestling fans don’t seem to know if they have WGN America — or if they do, what channel it’s on. To see if you get WGN America in your area, click here.
– Amarillo.com has a story on Terry and Dory Funk going in the WWE Hall of Fame next month. Terry described the Hall of Fame as “the Academy Awards of professional wrestling.” He added, “I’m elated. (The induction) is in Texas, and what better place to have it? And what better place to have grown up than in Amarillo? That makes it mean even more to me.”
– A number of people are wondering why WWE didn’t bother to acknowledge the passing of longtime wrestler Andrew “Test” Martin” on any of their shows last week. Regarding this, 1Wrestling’s Bill Apter attempted to get an answer from his numerous sources within the company, but all he could get was “no comment.”
– WWE Intercontinental Champion John Bradshaw Layfield has posted a blog acknowledging Rey Mysterio’s challenge to him at WrestleMania. “Got brand new boots for Wrestlemania, first time to wear them,” Layfield wrote. “Not sure why Rey Mysterio is so stupid to challenge me on such a historic occasion, but he will be the one that suffers.”