Sports Columns

October 19, 2012

Jamie Jones: Miz's head checks out OK

Here are the notes and news items from the world of pro wrestling: The Miz did not suffer a concussion after receiving a blasting kick from Kofi Kingston on Monday night’s “Raw.” Doctors have cleared The Miz to return to the ring.

• Rey Mysterio was removed from a tour of Egypt. He also missed the most recent “Raw” episode due to a bout with the flu.

• Jim Ross plans to remain on WWE broadcasts through November.

• Former WWE wrestler Dave Bautista appears in the new movie “The Man With the Iron Fists.”

The Local Corner: Stare at the Son, a folk/Christian band, performs tonight at TWA.

TWA Friday Night Brawl runs at 8 p.m. at the TWA Arena off Reed Road in north Whitfield County, about three miles north of the bypass. The TWA Action Zone runs at 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Tickets for all shows are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6 to 12; senior citizens 60 years and older with proof of age will be admitted for $3. Kids younger than 6 are admitted free. Any military member with proper identification will be admitted free. If it’s your birthday, you will be admitted free.

On Oct. 27, RCW will hold cage matches, featuring Jamie Strong versus Tristan Daniels for the RCW heavyweight title and Big Will vs. Pyro in a flaming kendo stick match. On Dec. 15, TNA’s Gunner will be at RCW. Bell time is 8 p.m.

Trivia Teaser: What college did George “The Animal” Steele attend?

Last week’s question: Ricky “The Dragon” Steam-boat debuted in which organization?

The AWA.

Jamie Jones goes crazy each time he sees “The Animal” tearing up the turnbuckles. You can contact him at jamiejones@daltoncitizen.com or (706) 272-7723.

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