— WWE sent word to several international television stations that air their programming that beginning in June, Heat will be replaced with a new series titled WWE Classics, reports PWInsider.com The show will feature wrestling footage from the 1970s and 1980s, and will be hosted by “Mean” Gene Okerlund. However, WWE Heat will likely continue to run on WWE.com, just not internationally anymore.
— Former WWE star Andrew “Test” Martin recently paid a visit to Florida Championship Wrestling headquarters. His girlfriend, Kelly Kelly, trains there. He posted a blog on his MySpace page yesterday ranting on the WWE developmental wrestlers, saying there are “like 90 stars and only 2 will ever make it.” He believes that a lot of them are more interested in partying at the Florida area night clubs than improving themselves as wrestlers. He says that they should be taking things more seriously and looking at old wrestling tapes of Bret Hart, Ric Flair, Ricky Steamboat, etc. Anyway, Martin pulled the blog earlier today, perhaps regretting what he had posted. In the blog’s place is the following text: “dddsc.”
— Boo and cheer who you want, Canada, says Jim Ross. SLAM! Wrestling has an article talking about Canada, Canadian fans, wrestling in Canada, and more. Click here for the article.
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