— Speaking of Mayweather, SportsIllustrated.com has finally picked up the story which WWE must be happy about. “We’ve wanted to do something with Mayweather for quite sometime,” Shane McMahon told SI.com. “I brought my dad [Vince McMahon] into it because he grew up and did a lot of promotions with [Muhammad] Ali and I told him this guy is Ali-plus. He’s tailor-made for our business.” You can check out the full article with quotes from Mayweather, his manager and Big Show here.
— The filming of WWE Films’ next movie, “12 Rounds” starring John Cena, began filming in New Orleans yesterday. IMDB.com has updated the cast list to remove Al Pacino and Method Man, who were rumored for some sort of roles in the movie.