Headlines: CM Punk mentions new WWE Title, DeMott takes over FCW, Diana Hart Smith teaming with Linda Bollea??

According to PWTorch.com, CM Punk answered 90 minutes worth of questions at this weekend’s Wizard World Comic Con (where fantasies become fantasies and not exactly reality), and Punk revealed that a new WWE Title belt has been created. He said the belt is about 20 pounds heavier than the current spinner belt, which means the belt weighs approximately as much as CM Punk. SPOILER: The new belt will use its 20-pound weight advantage to pin Daniel Bryan at Money in the Bank.

According to Prowrestling.net, Bill DeMott will replace Dr. Tom Prichard as the head trainer of Florida Championship Wrestling. Younger fans will recognize DeMott as the head trainer of the wildly successful “Tough Enough” series, while older fans will recognize Prichard as the guy with the shitty Roddy Piper impression from Smoky Mountain Wrestling, and as Body Donna Zip.

L to R: Zip, Kloudy. Yep, this happened. Thanks for nothing, 1996.

Also according to Prowrestling.net, Diana Hart Smith, widow of the late Davey Boy Smith, has a project in the works with Linda Bollea, ex-wife of Hulk Hogan:

“I look forward to doing a project with Linda Hogan. I’m awaiting news on that. She has some irons in the fire. She said if anything turn out, she wants me to be on board.”

Time to speculate: A scripted reality show where Linda chases Diana’s son 27-year-old son Harry, much to Diana’s disapproval… ummm, Linda and Diana co-host a podcast where they each take credit for the Pontiac Silverdome and Wembley Stadium attendance figures… an infomercial with Gary Spivey where newly minted spiritual mediums Linda and Diana speak to dead wrestlers on a 1-900 line for just $1.99 a minute… OK, I got nothin’. -Eric

Paul Orndorff announces he has cancer

"Hey man, it's alright, I could be hanging out with Gary Spivey!"

According to Prowrestling.net, longtime WWE superstar and WCW wrestler/agent “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff announced on the Busted Open radio show that he has cancer. That’s the end of the details, so I’ll wish Orndorff, on behalf of Stunt Granny, a speedy and comfortable recovery.

And now I’ll regale you with memories: I have this ridiculously vivid image of Orndorff standing in a WWF ring in the mid-1980s, flipping out because the fans were chanting “Paula! Paula!” and simultaneously hating him for no good reason but also feeling sorry for him because he was a man with a name very similar to that of a woman. Also, Orndorff attended a hall of fame induction at the wrestling museum in, at the time, Newton, Iowa, in, I believe, 2006, and not only did he walk past me once outside to get to Culver’s, he walked past me again inside asking, “Where’s the refreshments?” He wasn’t being honored or anything, I honestly think he came for the mixed nuts.

Now here’s a memory I’m sure no one wanted dredged up, from WCW’s infinite wisdom in 1995 (hey, it could be worse; it could be the Zodiac):

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