WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced on Twitter that it looks like he’ll be doing voice work for The Daytona 500 for one of their video features this year.

Bret Hart is featured in this article about going to a Calgary Roughnecks lacrosse game Saturday.

CBS Local in Houston has interview with Hall of Famer The Nature Boy Ric Flair in which he talks about partying in the city and losing The World Title. You can check that out by going here.

With WWE’s financial numbers being reported today and the company in the United Arab Emirates the company made the following announcement regarding WWE Network in the Middle East and Northern Africa:

OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, and WWE today announced a five-year partnership to distribute WWE Network as a premium, linear channel in time for WrestleMania on Sunday, March 29, exclusively on OSN.

The agreement will run concurrent with WWE and OSN’s existing partnership to air WWE’s flagship programming, Raw and SmackDown, as well as WWE NXT, WWE Superstars and more in the region.

OSN subscribers will be able to access the premium linear network via their set top boxes, and anytime, anywhere on multiple devices via OSN Play and through authenticated access via WWE Network apps. WWE Network will also be offered in the region on a direct-to-consumer basis through the WWE App, available on GO by OSN.

 

“OSN has a long standing relationship with WWE and we are very excited to be expanding that relationship further with the exclusive carriage of WWE Network,” said Andy Warkman, OSN’s VP, Sport and Production. “We will be co-branding the linear channel OSN WWE Network HD, and following on from our enhanced TV deal renewal last year. This is great news for WWE fans in the Middle East and North Africa region. We are looking forward to launching WWE Network in the coming weeks and cementing our position as the Home of WWE in the region.”

“OSN is the leader in pay television in the Middle East and North Africa, and we are excited to expand our partnership and further our reach within the region by adding WWE Network as a premium, linear channel,” said Gerrit Meier, WWE Executive Vice President, International. “WWE is committed to growing our brand globally and this agreement illustrates the flexibility we have in rolling out WWE Network around the world, offering our fans an extraordinary experience.”

WWE Network is available in more than 170 countries and territories, and recently surpassed 1 million subscribers just 11 months after launch, making it the fastest-growing digital subscription service. WWE Network’s one-of-a-kind programming includes all 12 WWE pay-per-view events LIVE at no additional charge, plus groundbreaking original series, reality shows, documentaries, classic matches, exclusive coverage of special events and nearly 3,000 hours of video-on-demand content.

John Cena, Seth Rollins and Dolph Ziggler were featured in a Abu Dhabi press conference

Here are some reaction to last night’s WWE NXT Takeover Rival from the likes of WWE Hall of Famers sports personalities and others.

The Miami Herald has a piece on Kevin Owens parents being in the crowd at Full Sail University what watching their son win the NXT Championship last night. You can check that out by going here

Videos from NXT Takeover Rival :

YouTube personality Nathan J. Barnatt posted a video where he as his famous character Keith Apicary is going to try out for Tough Enough

This isn’t the first time the character has interacted with WWE a few years ago Keith had an online battle with Dolph Ziggler. The video features Tough Enough 3 winner John Hennigan a.k.a. Johnny Mundo.