Lashley Missing TNA Tapings?, Flair Update, Mike Knox, More

Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

— Bobby Lashley attended a press conference this afternoon in Biloxi, MS to announce his 6/27 PPV fight against Bob Sapp. Lashley may not be able to get to Orlando in time for this evening’s TNA iMPACT tapings.

— There is currently a rapper signed to 50 Cent’s record label who shares the same name as a WWE wrestler – Mike Knox.

— Mike DiBiase, Ted’s older brother, wrestled on Saturday night in Tyler, TX where he lost the NWA North American championship to former TNA star Apolo.

— Cole Konrad, one of Brock Lesnar’s training partners, is trying out of the Minnesota Vikings. Konrad, who like Lesnar didn’t play college football, is 6-3, 315lbs, and is looking to play offensive guard.

— The Night of Champions 2 indy show on May 15th in Lincolnton, NC at West Lincoln High School will once again be headlined by Ric Flair and Buff Bagwell. At the last show, they did an angle where Buff and his partner beat Reid and David Flair, after having Ric hauled away by police.

— Pat Patterson will be making a rare appearance in his old stomping grounds on May 9th in Newark, CA at the Pavilion for an autograph signing with Vader, Bret Hart, RVD, Justin Credible, Spike Dudley, ODB, and others.

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