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City Name Changed In Honor Of King Corbin (Photo)

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• Old School Wrestling Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School Wrestling Veteran Bruce Hart celebrates his 70th birthday today.

The brother of Bret “The Hitman” Hart and the late Owen Hart is best remembered for his time in Calgary Stampede Wrestling, a promotion that originally belonged to his father Stu Hart, but Bruce re-opened on his own in 1986.

He also had several appearances for the World Wrestling Federation over the years, including wrestling in an Elimination match at the WWF Survivor Series 1993 PPV.


• City Name Changed In Honor Of King Corbin (Photo)

WWE announced the following:

King Corbin expands kingdom as Corbin, Ky., officially renamed after SmackDown’s royalty

“King Corbin has already declared Friday Night SmackDown as his kingdom — now he’s laying claim to an entire city.

Following an aggressive grassroots effort, the Mayor of in Corbin, Ky. temporally renamed the town “King Corbin,” during the WWE Live Event taking place there Sunday night.

His official proclamation reads as follows:

City Of King Corbin, Kentucky

The King already made waves this past Friday night on SmackDown, accepting Roman Reigns’ challenge for a one-on-one match at the Royal Rumble — in addition to announcing his entry into the Royal Rumble Match itself. By the end of the evening, Corbin and allies Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode dismantled The Big Dog and The Usos.

Tune in the WWE’s The Bump for more on this incredible story, this Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. ET on WWE Network and on WWE’s official YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages.”

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