Dan Severn has announced that he will be retiring from professional wrestling at the end 2013, according to PW Insider.com. Severn was a workhorse in the NWA throughout the 1990’s and also had in WWE in 1998. The former World Champion is a Michigan native, calling Coldwater is home.
Ring of Honor will hold a television aping this Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland. Here is some of what is scheduled for the show:
*ROH Tag Team Champions The Briscoes (Jay and Mark) vs. Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander.
*ROH TV Champion Adam Cole vs. BJ Whitmer.
*Matt Hardy appearing.
*Nigel McGuinness will address the Jay Lethal issue.
*Michael Elgin vs. Mike Bennett.
The company will be here in Metro Detroit on Friday, Jan. 18 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan. Here are the matches already announced:
*ROH Tag Team Champions The Briscoes (Jay and Mark) vs. The American Wolves (Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards)
*ROH World TV Champion Adam Cole vs. Jimmy Jacobs
*Jay Lethal vs. Steve Corino
For tickets, log on to www.rohwrestling.com/live/events/2013/jan/18/011813-dearborn-mi.
Finally, WWE has posted this week’s ‘Way Back Wednesdays’ featuring the history of the New Year’s Revolution pay per view. You can check it out at www.wwe.com/classics/the-history-of-new-years-revolution-photos.