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.
- Seth Rollins wrote the following on Twitter: With NXT moving in, tomorrow could very well be the last FCW TV Tapings ever. Rumor has it my greatest rivalry is getting renewed… — Seth Rollins (@WWERollins) May 23, 2012 Remember the plan a couple months ago was to end Florida Championship Wrestling’s contract with the […]
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website where he blogs about the rebranding of WWE NXT. He also notes that Florida Championship Wrestling will continue to tape television even with the revamp of NXT. Below is an excerpt from JR’s latest: The rebranding of NXT at Full Sail University on […]
WWE will hold their first NXT and Florida Championship Wrestling taping tonight from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The following WWE matches and names are advertised: WWE Champion Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth vs. Epico & Primo Appearances by Triple H, Jim […]
- FCW Wrestling sent us the following press release: **WWE Superstar CHRISTIAN Appearing in Orlando** Orlando, Fl – May 16, 2012 Two-time World Heavyweight Champion Christian will be appearing this Friday night May 18th in Orlando with FCW Wrestling! Christian, one of the most exciting and charismatic WWE Superstars of all time, will be featured in […]
- A pre-sale began this morning for the June 25th WWE Raw Supershow taping from the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana began this morning. The password to obtain tickets is RAWTV at this link. – Changes to WWE’s developmental system are underway. The company will begin taping some of Florida Championship Wrestling’s television from Full […]
- FCW Wrestling sent out the following press release today: **Meet Alberto Del Rio Tonight** Punta Gorda, Fl – April 6, 2012 Two-time WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio will be appearing at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center tonight Friday April 6th! Fresh off the heels of this year’s Wrestlemania, Del Rio will be taking part […]
Florida Championship Wrestling President Steve Keirn wrote the following on Twitter: Major Updates Coming Soon. Plus TV Taping Thurs. And Show in Punta Gorda Fri. with @WWE Star Alberto Del Rio. fcwwrestling.info/040612.html — FCW (@stevekeirnsfcw) April 2, 2012 Triple H said a couple of weeks ago there would be a “major announcement” about WWE’s developmental […]
Former TNA executive Terry Taylor turned some heads a couple weeks ago when he was part of a group of former wrestlers who visited Florida Championship Wrestling. Taylor worked as the Direction of Talent Relations in TNA from 2003 until he was released in May 2011.
The Japanese worker that was featured in last night’s Lord Tensai vignette was WWE developmental worker Sakamoto. Sakamoto was trained by former WWE star TAKA Michinoku. You can read more about Sakamoto on his bio page at the official Florida Championship Wrestling website at this link. The Lord Tensai gimmick is being portrayed by Matt […]