– The George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall announced its 2011 Hall of Fame class which will include Gorilla Monsoon and Dory Funk Jr. along with Jim Ross and Jim Duggan also receiving awards.

– There will be a special Christmas themed Smackdown on 12/10 as part of a Syfy promotion with Kay Jewelers.

– From Jeff Sheridan: Fast Chat: Dwayne Johnson is revved up about ‘Faster’

– WWE ally Bonnie Hammer, President of NBC Universal Cable, is gaining more responsibility with the Comcast-NBC Universal merger, adding E! and G-4 to the networks she oversees.

(information from the Wrestling Globe Newsletter was used in this report)