Various News: Wrestling Birthdays, Update on Wrestling on ESPN Classic
– Gordon Solie was born on this date in 1929. The legendary announcer died of throat cancer on July 27, 2000 and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006 by Jim Ross.
– The Honky Tonk Man turns 60 years old today.
– Jay Briscoe turns 29 years old today.
– BJ Whitmer turns 35 years old today.
– There are no pro wrestling shows listed for ESPN Classic this weekend. The AWA and UWF shows will return on Monday night.
Must-read wrestling news:
* Jim Ross won’t be at the Royal Rumble
* Wade Barrett reveals possible surprise Rumble entrant
* Shelton Benjamin comments on possible WWE return
* 411’s Impact Wrestling report
* The Top 8 Trademark Weapons