Originally written on AllWrestlingNews.com  |  Last updated 5/7/13

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 24: (L-R) World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Chairman Vince McMahon watches as wrestlers Ted DiBiase and Shawn Michaels compete during the WWE Monday Night Raw show at the Thomas & Mack Center August 24, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
- Carl Dantes passed along the following: Shawn Michaels latest endorsement deal is with Gamo Outdoors USA for an adult precision airgun. The air rifle is designed with Michaels’ trademark “Showstopper”. The new Shawn Michaels air rifle is available now at all Cabelas Store nationwide. - Smith James, who is a Northeast independent wrestler and a protege of Taz, revealed on Twitter that he was offered a WWE developmental contact. “The next 2 months will be my last indy shows for the foreseeable future (hopefully longer) as I was offered a WWE developmental contract” James credited Taz’s training with making it possible for him to get signed as James went to Taz’s finishing school in Long Island. Taz congratulated Smith, writing on Twitter, “official congrats to a future player in WWE, @BigGameJames12 pleasure training u & pleasure being friends with u! Kick ass bro!” Vince McMahon Makes Trish Stratus Strip Off Clothes and Bark Like a Dog….
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