— Steve Austin is under what has been described as a “high money” contract to the company with no particular role attached. WWE feels even if they pay Austin to simply sit at home and collect royalties off of merchandise, it is worth the investment. However, more importantly, the contract prevents Austin from jumping to a competitor, notably, USA Network competitor Spike TV. (source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)
— Former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia is personally auctioning off a “SeXy” worn bikini from a swimsuit photo shoot she did last year in Puerto Rico. You can view her auction at the following link.
— To clarify, Candice Michelle does not have an account on Facebook â€” there are numerous people posing as the former WWE Diva on the social networking website. She released the following memo on her Twitter account this evening regarding this troubling matter: “I do NOT have a facebook, this is a fraud! My only (social networking) accts r on CandiceMichelle.com.”
On another note for those unaware, she recently got pregnant.
— In today’s wrestling birthdays, Jamie Noble turns 33, Juventud Guerrera turns 35 and Keiji Mutoh (a.k.a. The Great Muta) turns 47.