WWE Hires Cory Weston
WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk, Jr., citing the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, sent word that WWE has signed Cory “Wild” Weston. Weston was student of Funk’s Funking Conservatory.
Matt Osborne’s Cause of Death
TMZ reported on Friday that Matt Osborne, formerly known as Doink the Clow, died of an accidental overdose of morphine and hydrocodone. Borne also suffered from heart disease, which was a “significant contributory factor” in his death.
WWE Declares Quarterly Dividend
WWE issued the following on Friday:
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be September 13, 2013, and the payment date will be September 25, 2013.