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WWE sign Oregon State’s Clayton Jack:
WWE have signed Oregon State NCAA All-American wrestler Clayton Jack to a 3 year developmental contract.
The heavyweight amateur star was scouted by Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco, as part of his duties to find legitimate athletes to cross-over in to pro wrestling.
Jack was originally approached last year after a tryout in Tampa, but chose to finish his schooling first.
Jim Ross wrote on his blog:
“He’s a big kid with a wonderful, outgoing, positive personality who has the chance to be a top hand if he is willing to put in the time and work to make it happen of which I think that he will. As a rule, hard work doesn’t scare off amateur wrestlers especially those with collegiate experience. Clayton returned to the Beavers to finish his college degree which I personably feel is imperative to have for any one wanting to join WWE’s Developmental Program. Because more prospects are going to not make it than are, having something to fall back on lessens the pressure somewhat on some of the youngsters in my view.”
CM Punk tries hand at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu:
WWE Champion CM Punk was snapped this week trying his hand at Jiu-Jitsu under the Gracie Academy in Torrance, California. He was training alongside actor Ed O’Neil (Al Bundy from Married with Children).
To the right of the photo is former WWE Diva Eve’s finance Rener Gracie.
Jim Ross commented on his blog:
“Sorry to see @evemarietorres depart WWE but she’s happily married to a Gracie of the legendary MMA Gracie family and will be entering into the family business as an instructor while building her own body of work in that field. Eve is a lovely young lady who is extremely athletic. She was raised right and was never an issue while in WWE as best that I know. I wish her well.”
ECW original discusses getting clean:
ECW original Justin Credible has a new video online discussing being clean for 60 days following a stint in WWE sponsored rehab. He revealed that a factor in his poor lifestyle decisions was the young age he got in to the business. He was just 19 when WWE signed him as Aldo Montoya…
Credible also apologizes for being incapacitated at an Extreme Rising event.
January 17, 2013, WWE Superstars Results:
This week’s episoe of WWE Superstars, which still airs internationally, saw the following matches…
Kofi Kingston def. Michael McGillicutty with a Trouble In paradise.
Zack Ryder def. JTG with the Rough Ryder.
The show also featured recaps of the John Cena vs Dolph Ziggler cage match from Raw, Ric Flair on Miz TV and The Rock/ CM Punk brawl segment.
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Oregon State heavyweight Clayton Jack is headed to WWE developmental. The Beavers' announced Jack's signing on the university's athletics website.
Jack, a former All-American who compiled a 121-37 record, signed a three-year deal with WWE, and he's headed to NXT in Tampa. He starts January 24.
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NCAA All-American wrestler Clayton Jack has signed a developmental contract with WWE. OSUBeavers.com reports that Clayton, who is from Oregon State University, has signed a three-year contract and will report to developmental on January 24th. Jack is one of Gerry Brisco’s scouting’s and attended a WWE tryout last year.
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