Layla continues to make progress towards her return to WWE television as she worked last night’s Florida Championship Wrestling show in Tampa. Layla tamed with Audrey Marie in a match against Sofia Cortez & Paige. From what I understand Layla looked good and people were talking about some face-paced moves she added to her arsenal. […]
Florida Championship Wrestling has canceled tonight’s show from the Deland Armory in Deland, Florida. I haven’t heard why the show was canceled but it’s likely due to the fact WWE is running in Lakeland, Florida tonight. The two towns are less than 100 miles apart.
- WWE has created a new official Twitter list with developmental talent at this link. (Thanks to WNW reader Patrick Peralta for sending this in.) – Wrestling News World reader Daniel Hill reporting: On March 26th, WWE will be releasing ‘WWE Hall Of Fame 2012 – The Music’ on iTunes, it features some tracks which could […]
- Wrestling News World reader Jeff sent this in… I came across this lengthy John Cena interview the other day talking about The Rock and the wrestling business in general. I’ve listened to a lot of Cena interviews in the past and this has to be the most interesting interview I’ve heard. Click here to […]
The latest on the WWE developmental fiasco is the company is looking at opening a developmental territory in Stamford, Connecticut. They have also ended their deal with the Brighthouse Network to carry Florida Championship Wrestling in the local Tampa market. With that being said, the word is the company will maintain their relationship with FCW […]
- Florida Championship Wrestling issued the following press release today: Orlando, Fl – March 20, 2012 FCW Wrestling will be invading Orlando tomorrow night, March 21st and are bringing WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes for a special meet and greet autograph session. This is a momentous occasion for Florida Championship Wrestling, who is hosting the […]
I contacted Florida Championship Wrestling President Steve Keirn via email this morning to ask about rumors regarding WWE shutting down the Tampa-based promotion. Keirn replied with the following quote: There is no truth to the rumor we are at school today training and the WWE will respond to this to clear it up. Thank you […]
WWE is shutting down Florida Championship Wrestling, their official developmental territory. The company has already contacted their local television provider, the Bright House Network, and informed them of their decision. The programming will cease to air in three weeks. Everyone involved with Florida Championship Wrestling is expected to relocate to Stamford, Connecticut until a decision regarding […]
Kassius Ohno, known as Chris Hero during his time at Ring of Honor, delivered his debut promo on the March 11th edition of Florida Championship Wrestling. Video footage of the promo is embedded below: Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta for sending the video in.
- Mark Henry is being advertised in a match against John Cena for the May 5, 2012 WWE Raw live event from the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee. CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho vs. Alberto Del Rio is also advertised. Don’t read too much into this, however, the currently creative mindset is worth noting. - Wrestling […]
- FCW Wrestling sent out the following press release today: **WWE Superstar CODY RHODES Appearing in Orlando** Orlando, Fl – March 5, 2012 WWE Superstar and Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes will be appearing at the Orlando Armory Wednesday March 21st. Florida Championship Wrestling is ecstatic to have a star of this magnitude appear at this […]
- WWE has filed for the trademark of the word “kayfabe.” This is part of a new merchandise line they have launched with insider terms. – Darren Young, Derrick Bateman and Percy Watson are all three now listed on the Smackdown roster on the official WWE website. – Wrestling News World reader Fernando sent this […]
WWE developmental worker Bo Rotunda (real name Taylor Rotunda) was arrested early Sunday morning in Florida and charged with driving under the influence. According to the arrest report, Rotunda blew a .166 and .178 in administered BAC tests. Both are more than double the legal limit in the state of Florida of .08. Rotunda was […]
- Wrestling News world reader Logan Walker sent word WWE has posted footage of yesterday’s Wrestlemania XXIX announcement in New Jersey on their official YouTube channel. You can watch it embedded in the video below: – Wrestling News World reader Fernando sent this in… Besides Kassius Ohno (Chris Hero), Florida Championship Wrestling features some new […]
- Former Ring of Honor star Chris Hero is working as Kassius Ohno in WWE’s Florida Championship Wrestling developmental territory. You can view his biography at this link. – Evan Bourne has been removed from the WWE Raw Supershow opener which doesn’t bode well for his future in the company. I reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com […]