– The hearing of the proposed regulation of professional wrestling by the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission has concluded for today. The end result was that the Commission will take an additional sixty days to meet with a group of local promoters to try and work with them on how to institute new rules without decimating the independent scene. TNA’s Bill Behrens, Mr. Hughes, Rocky King, and Thunderbolt Patterson were among some of the people who addressed the Commission. WWE also had an attorney present but he did not address the Commission.
– Happy birthday to Steve Austin who is 43 today!
– WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan has announced that he will be the Celebrity King for the annual Bacchus parade as part of the 2008 Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hulk has autographed 1,000 copies of a special lithograph and the profits will be donated to the city’s Children’s Hospital.
– WWE is promoting that JBL will be returning to RAW this coming Monday as an “in-ring competitor.” This now leaves it questionable about who will commentate SmackDown alongside Michael Cole.
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