- 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 […]
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 […]