Rourke Will Wrestle Off-Screen
Actor will take his Wrestler character to WrestleMania 25
By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 26, 2009 2:02 PM CST
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(Newser) – Mickey Rourke will take his character from The Wrestler to the off-screen world of pro wrestling, Wrestling Online reports. Rourke will appear at WrestleMania 25 in Houston on April 5, challenging star Chris Jericho. “The boys from the WWE called me and asked me to do it,” Rourke said. “Chris Jericho, you better get in shape. Because I’m coming after your ass.”

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Jan 28, 2009 3:21 AM CST
Here's an interestling blog on "The Wrestler" and real life "Wrestlers".
Jan 26, 2009 4:14 AM CST
LMAO, Rourke is a tough guy, but messing around with Jericho, even in a scripted match, at his age could result in him being seriously hurt