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November 22, 2013

Jamie Jones: Booker T thinking comeback match?

Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: Booker T may be retired, but he’s not completely retired.

He recently told the Miami Herald he’s still interested in returning to the ring.

“Over a period of time anyway, I can hold my own for one night.” Booker T told the newspaper. “It’s about these guys and the young guys. It’s about WWE and the superstars and looking at WrestleMania, looking at it 15 years from now. Who is going to be that big superstar? What superstars will be created in that time?”

• The battle of the beards between Oakland A’s outfielder Josh Reddick and WWE performer Daniel Bryan is over. And Bryan is victorious.

WWE.com posted video of Bryan shearing part of Reddick’s facial hair in the “Beard-off Challenge.”

• Bret Hart said he would “think about” returning to WWE as a road agent or producer if the opportunity was presented.

The Local Corner: Renegade Championship Wrestling is at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 806 Second Ave. in Chatsworth.

Southern Style Pro Wrestling is at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 4484 Highway 411 N. next to Eton Flea Market near the Ferris wheel. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and older and free for children 12 and younger.

Trivia Teaser: What is Hulk Hogan’s real name?

Check back next week for the answer.

Last week’s question: Who did David Flair team with during his first televised match in January 1999?

His father, Ric Flair.

Jamie Jones challenges Daniel Bryan to a “Beard-off Challenge.” You can contact him at jamiejones@daltoncitizen.com or (706) 272-7723.

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