Jericho Hosting a VH1 Show Tonight, Goldust & Eve to FCW

Nick Paglino

Chris Jericho has noted, via his Twitter page, that he will be hosting VH1′s "Most Shocking Moments in Music" show which airs tonight at 8pm CST.

Florida Championship Wrestling has issued the following press release:

** WWE Superstar and DIVA at FCW Wrestling**

Ft. Myers, Fl – December 28, 2009

Florida Championship Wrestling kicks off its 15 date “New Years Wrestlelution Tour” on January 15, 2010 at the Harborside Event Center in Fort. Myers, Fl with a special meet and greet appearance by WWE Superstar Goldust and WWE Diva Eve.

The action packed card features 8 matches including Florida Heavyweight Champion Justin Angel and Tag Team Champions Trent Beretta and Caylen Croft in action. Also taking part in the action is the hot FCW Divas and 7’1” Andrew Jackson and 7”2” Eli Cottonwood.

The meet and greet autograph session with Superstars Goldust and Eve will be from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. The first 500 fans through the door will receive a collectible FCW Superstar Trading Card.

Doors open at 6pm with bell time at 7:30pm. Tickets in advance, are $10 for Kids and $15 for Adults. A limited number of Gold Circle Ringside tickets are available for $25 and include reserved ringside seat in rows 1-2, and an FCW Souvenir. Tickets are now available online at www.fcwwrestling.com and at Buddy’s Home Furnishings North. Ft. Myers – 4422 Hancock Bridge Parkway (239) 656-1392 and Ft. Myers 4175 Palm Beach Blvd (239) 694-5150.

FCW is the only Official Developmental territory of World Wrestling Entertainment.

TELEVISION: Florida Championship Wrestling airs every Sunday on Brighthouse channel 47 from 6-7 p.m.

ABOUT FCW: For nearly half a century, Florida Championship Wrestling has been the Sunshine State’s primary wrestling promotion. Now officially sanctioned and recently reorganized by WWE, FCW has also become the training ground for future WWE Superstars.

Under the tutelage and leadership of Florida wrestling legend Steve Keirn, FCW’s goal for the fans is simple: To give them a glimpse at the potential Superstars of tomorrow, while providing exciting ring action that leaves the entire family with smiles on their faces.

The key objective within Florida Championship Wrestling is to train the next generation of WWE Superstars. FCW takes enormous pride in its live events all over the southeast, and in promoting tryouts at the organization’s Tampa location to showcase young men and women interested in a career as a sports-entertainer.

Current WWE Superstars that have come from the FCW include Jack Swagger, RAW’s Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston Ted DiBiase, Primo Colon, DH Smith, Ezekiel Jackson, The Bella Twins, ECW’s DJ Gabriel, Evan Bourne, Tiffany, Sheamus, Drew McIntyre Tyler Reks, Abraham Washington and Alicia Fox.

ABOUT GOLDUST

With a literal love of gold and mind games that flummoxes his opponents and his fans, Goldust is one of the most bizarre Superstars in WWE history.

The Bizarre One reminds our longtime fans of wrestling legends Gorgeous George and the Exotic Adrian Street with his blond wig (which he removes before his matches), a flowing golden robe and ring attire and black and gold face paint. He resembles an Oscar statue and has a penchant for theater, viewing his matches as mini movies for his Shattered Dreams Production.

During the early years of his WWE career, he had his “director” Marlena at his side. The pair captured the imagination of our fans, and their risqué personas helped lay the foundation of the Attitude Era years.

Goldust was deceiving – he was as tough a Superstar as there’s ever been in WWE. He used his appearance to throw his opponents off their game so that he could devastate them with a reverse suplex and brain-buster combination he called the Curtain Call. He surprised his foes with his brawling ability and surprisingly vicious mean streak.

However, Goldust’s in-ring abilities shouldn’t have surprised anyone; after all, wrestling was in his blood. He’s the son of the “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes and grew up watching his dad endure countless ring wars. But Dustin Runnels did not want to live in his legendary father’s shadow. He wanted to forge his own legacy in the squared circle.

His championship résumé speaks for itself: He is a two-time United States Champion (as Dustin Rhodes in World Championship Wrestling), won the World Tag Team Championship once (with King Booker) and a three-time Intercontinental Champion. Goldust took the machismo out of Razor Ramon en route to winning his first Intercontinental Championship, and our fans still talk about his Hollywood Backlot Brawl with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper at WrestleMania XII. His battles with a young Triple H also helped prepare the future Game for his multiple world championships.

Publicly and privately, Dustin Runnels lamented on his struggle to live up to his father’s legacy. But he should be very proud – as Goldust, he provides WWE with some of its most provocative, and sometimes humorous, moments. One thing is for sure, no one will ever forget the name of Goldust.

Following Cyber Sunday 2008, Goldust returned to the active roster wreaking havoc on the psyche of the Braggodocious Italian Superstar, Santino Marella. With The Bizarre One back on the ECW roster full-time, it will be interesting to see who will be the next Superstar to fall victim of the Golden One’s mind games.

ABOUT EVE:

If one were to ask Eve how she views herself, the beautiful Los Angeles resident would answer, “I am sexy, smart, and always excel and do my best.”

It’s that same drive which propelled Eve to enter the 2007 Diva Search and become not only one of the final eight contestants, but the winner of the competition. No stranger to the excitement of a large crowd as a Los Angeles Clippers Spirit Dancer, she now brings her unique strength and enthusiasm to WWE.

Eve sees a lot of herself in Mickie James. “She’s cute and has a playful side to her,” she observes, “but when that bell rings, she means business.” Yet it is Mickie’s presence outside the ring that most impresses Eve. “Mickie is extremely intelligent, and that, I think, is a huge plus.”

Eve is hardly a slouch in the brains department, as she’s adept at solving Rubik’s Cubes whenever the mood strikes her. Also, in addition to studying Gracie Jiu-Jitsu with Rener Gracie, she helped design GracieUniversity.com.

To help keep her body in shape, she enjoys dancing, running, aerobics and kickboxing. And if you really want to get this Diva’s temperature rising (pay attention, boys), the key to Eve’s heart is a night of salsa dancing, with intelligent conversation mixed in.

It’s easy to see why one might consider Eve to be a strong, beautiful woman with a sunny disposition, though be warned; she’s the first one to admit that if something or someone rubs her the wrong way, “I do have a bit of a temper.”

 

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