Updates on Flair, HBK, RVD, Misawa, Danielson, JR’s Blog & More

PWInsider, in an update to the story broken last night by PWTorch.com, states that part of the issue with Ric Flair asking for his WWE release was that “over the last month or so, Flair has been dealing with some personal issues involving his children,” but that WWE is doing “everything they can” to get him back.

Jim Ross’ latest blog entry discusses some feedback he’s received on his commentary on recent WWE suspensions:

Wrestlers, just like any other athlete, professional or amateur, that can’t play within the rules shouldn’t be playing and if they can’t function within the rules I refer back to one of my philosophies when I managed talent relations, “if one can’t solve a problem, then one must eliminate it.” Right after that comes the part that says, “good luck on all future endeavors,” a heartfelt message if there ever was one.

I have little understanding for any entity or wrestler that places “look” above talent, charisma, passion and reliability.

He also talks about The Rock, Candice’s improvement, the Bulldogs’ chances of getting into the WWE Hall of Fame, “too many titles,” Chris Harris, Randy Couture, CM Punk, Samoa Joe, MMA, WWE music and more.

ROHWrestling.com has announced GHC Heavyweight Champion Mitsuharu Misawa and KENTA against ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima & Naomichi Marufuji on November 2nd in Philadelphia, with Misawa’s match for Manhattan on November 3rd being dependent on Misawa’s upcoming NOAH matches. Signed for both nights of Glory By Honor VI weekend are, according to ROH’s latest newswire: The legendary Mitsuharu Misawa; ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima; ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe; Naomichi Marufuji; KENTA; Bryan Danielson (he will appear if he is still injured); Nigel McGuinness; No Remorse Corps of Roderick Strong, Rocky Romero & Davey Richards; Austin Aries; Chris Hero with Larry Sweeney, Sara Del Rey & Bobby Dempsey; Claudio Castagnoli; BJ Whitmer; Jimmy Jacobs; The Vulture Squad of Jack Evans & Ruckus with Julius Smokes plus many more big names will be added. Mike Quackenbush will be at the 11/2 show only.

Also from the ROH site: Bryan Danielson had his eye examined today and recovery is going well. However, his vision is still blurry. He no longer has to wear his eye patch 24 hours a day and only wears it during the day. The good news is that he is healing quickly and will have another check up next week.

RVD is no longer on the ECW.com superstars page.

PWInsider posted this link to a new study about athletes having enlarged hearts due to intense training: ScienceBlogs.com.

Also from PWInsider: HHH and Shawn Michaels are scheduled to visit OVW tonight to observe, scout and advise.

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