Former WWE Tough Enough contestant Ivelisse Vélez, who was recently released by WWE, says she was screwed by the company: So for the record: #No I DONT have an attitude or ego problem. #No Im NOT going to go on a rant & bad mouth @wwe . But #Yes I got screwed. — Ivelisse (@RealIvelisse) […]
Wrestling News World readers Logan Walker and CJ Blaze sent word that WWE developmental Diva Ivelisse Vélez, better known as Sofia Corte, announced via Twitter she has been released by WWE. The following is from her official Twitter account: I, as well, have been released by WWE. Sorry my #Soljas…. — Ivelisse (@Sofia_WWE) August 11, […]
WWE developmental talent Andre Tyson, who works as MVK Valkabious, was arrested in Leeds, England over the weekend for assaulting a man following a bar incident on Sunday. The Yorkshire Evening Post is reporting the scuffle broke out in one of the booths at the back of the bar and resulted in Tyson reportedly admitting […]
- The official website of Florida Championship Wrestling has added the following profiles: Chad Baxter (real name Derek Foore, former collegiate wrestling champion) Lincoln Broderick (real name Marcus Anthony, worked for OVW) Husky Harris is now featured as Bray Wyatt Click here for the FCW Superstars page. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Fernando for […]
- Florida Championship Wrestling issued the following press release today: ** WWE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS COMING TO PUNTA GORDA** Punta Gorda, Fl – July 10, 2012 WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and R-Truth are coming to the Charlotte Harbor Event Center Friday July 13th! As part of the FCW Summer Slamarama Tour, Kingston and Truth […]
- FCW Wrestling issued the following press release today: ** FUNKASAURUS BRODUS CLAY COMES TO MELBOURNE** Melbourne, Fl – June 26, 2012 Monday Night Raw Superstar Brodus Clay comes to the Melbourne Auditorium this Friday night, June 29th as part of the FCW Summer Slamarama Tour, The Funkasaurus will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans. […]
- WWE has signed female independent worker Buggy Nova to a developmental contract. She appeared at last night’s FCW show in Orlando in a bikini contest as Natalie. – Evan Bourne will appear at the July 25th FCW show in Orlando. – Below are quick results from last night’s Florida Championship Wrestling show in Orlando, […]
- FCW Wrestling sent us the following press release today: **FCW’s Father’s Day Salute in Crystal River Tomorrow Night ** Crystal River, Fl – June 15, 2012 Florida Championship Wrestling brings its annual Father’s Day Salute to the Crystal River Armory tomorrow night, June 16th. As a Father’s Day treat kids 12 and under are […]
Benicio Salazar, Jiro and Sonny Elliot have been released from their WWE developmental contracts. Their official profiles have been removed from the Florida Championship Wrestling website. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Fernando for sending this in.
Jim Ross posted a brief blog entry on his official website where he commented on last night’s final Florida Championship Wrestling taping. Below is an excerpt: The atmosphere Thursday night at the last FCW TV taping was intimate and exciting from the sell out, turn away crowd. As much as the crowd delivered the kids […]
- Florida Championship Wrestling sent out the following press release: **FCW Wrestling Kicks-Off 2012 in Palatka ** Brooksville, Fl – January 4, 2012 FCW kicks off its biggest tour ever, Summer Slamarama Tour this weekend! The tour with 39 dates already scheduled, including ten first time venues, and will feature special surprise guest appearances. Some […]
The daughter of WWE referee Scott Armstrong and niece of producer Road Dogg, Kayla Armstrong, will be getting a tryout with the company this week at the Florida Championship Wrestling facilities in Tampa. She posted the news on her Twitter account: At the airport getting ready to fly to Tampa for my tryout! I’m nervous […]
Bill DeMott confirmed his new role in WWE as the company’s head developmental trainer on his official Twitter account over the weekend. DeMott has been on the road with WWE this weekend, evaluating developmental prospects that are working with the Smackdown crew. More notably, Richie Steamboat worked last night in Augusta, Georgia with Damien Sandow […]
Dr. Tom Prichard has been released from his position as the top trainer in Florida Championship Wrestling. Ironically enough, Bill DeMott, who Prichard replaced in 2007 as lead trainer in Deep South Wrestling, is slated to take over the spot.
Last night was not the final Florida Championship Wrestling television taping, however, with the WWE NXT revamp, the end is here. It was announced at last night’s taping from the FCW Arena in Tampa, Florida the final FCW TV taping will take place on Thursday, June 7, 2012.