• Old School Wrestling Legend Celebrates His Birthday
Old School Professional Wrestling Legend “Cowboy” Bill Watts celebrates his 81st birthday today.
Bill Watts is well remembered for being the promoter of the Mid-South Wrestling / UWC Universal Wrestling Federation territory during the 80s.
In 1992 and early 1993, Watts was the Executive Vice President of Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling and made Ron Simmons the first ever black World Heavyweight Champion.
He is the father of Old School WCW Veteran Erik Watts.
Bill was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2009 by his territory’s former announcer, Jim Ross.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL WATTS!
• Backstage Plans For A New Stable To Debut On RAW
As we noted earlier, WrestlingNewsco reported that there has been a push backstage in WWE for MVP to manage a stable.
The Wrestling Observer also reported that there are plans for MVP to manage a new heel stable.
He already started managing Shane Thorne and Brendan Vink on this week’s RAW, and more wrestlers are expected join them in the future.
• Former WWE Wrestler Says He Might Never Wrestle Again
Former NXT Cruiserweight Champion Lio Rush was among the numerous wrestlers who were released by WWE to make budget cuts. Rush is an extremely talented cruiserweight wrestler, but he might not step in the ring ever again.
The Man Of The Hour took to Twitter to say that he might never wrestle again:
“I legitimately might not ever wrestle again.”
I legitimately might not ever wrestle again.
— Lio 🥀 Ever After 5/11/20 (@itsLioRush) May 4, 2020
Rush also has an interest in music, so he may choose that as his full-time career from now.
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