Hulk Hogan’s nephew David Bollea is scheduled to make his MMA debut on Sunday, March 2 in St. Petersburg, Florida at the St. Petersburg Times Forum. He is scheduled to face Jesse Lawrence. In a press release regarding his debut, Bollea said, “The Hogan family tradition of undeniable dominance is about to step away from the wrestling ring, and right inside the steel cages of MMA. This is my destiny, and anybody who even dreams they can beat me better wake up and apologize. In my family, either you;re the world champion or you’re a loser. I guarantee you, brother, ‘King’ David Bollea ainâ<80><99>t a loser.”
After going through a dizzy spell and losing usage of the left side of his body before a scheduled match yesterday, Yuji Nagata had an MRI and it revealed no brain abnormalities, reports the Wrestling Observer. However, he will be undergoing several more tests today. It was originally feared that Nagata had suffered a stroke.
Former WCW wrestler Steve “Mongo” McMichael, 50, has taken up kickboxing. McMichael will fight former Green Bay Packers cornerback Sammy Walker this Saturday in a celebrity match at the Rockford Rumble, an amateur kickboxing event.