• Old School Japanese Wrestling Legend Celebrates His Birthday
Old School Puroresu Legend The Great Kabuki (Real name: Akihisa Mera) celebrates his 70th birthday today.
During the 53 years of his active in ring career, Kabuki wrestled for various promotions, such as All Japan Pro Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, World Class Championship Wrestling, Mid-South Wrestling, Georgia Championship Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Noah and Jim Crockett Promotions.
He even appeared at the 1994 Royal Rumble PPV, where he was an entrant in the 30 man Royal Rumble match, after he helped Yokozuna among others to put The Undertaker in a casket.
During the 80s Kabuki was managed by famous manager “Playboy” Gary Hart.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREAT KABUKI!
• Old School WWF Veteran Would Have Celebrated His Birthday
Today would have been the 57th birthday of Old School WWF Tag Team Veteran Timothy Well (Real name: Timothy Smith).
He wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation from 1993 till 1995 as one half of the mid-card Tag Team ‘Well Dunn’.
Before and after his WWF career, Timothy Well was known as Rex King.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY & REST IN PEACE!
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• Retired Title Returning To WWE?
As we noted before, WWE is looking to introduce more titles in the women’s division. They recently introduced the NXT UK Women’s Championship as well.
More titles in the women’s division could be introduced following the introduction of the NXT UK Women’s Championship.
There was speculation that a mid-card title like the Intercontinental Championship could be introduced soon on RAW and SmackDown Live in the women’s division, but that looks unlikely now.
However, the rumored Women’s Tag Team Championship belts might be introduced by the start of next year.
According to the Fired Up podcast, WWE is planning a bring back a retired championship. It could either be the Hardcore Championship or the European Championship.
It was also noted that WWE might be introducing another new title in their developmental brand, NXT.