John Morrison Update, The Undertaker Wrestling, WWE Developmental Contracts, Natalya's Flatulence, Drew McIntyre's Status

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Where is John Morrison?

John Morrison is currently working independent dates as he declined a contract extension offered to him by WWE. Many expected him to go to TNA Impact Wrestling with Melina but so far that hasn't happened. Morrison recently worked against Shelton Benjamin at World Wrestling Fan Xperience's show in Manila, Philippines on February 4, 2012. Morrison won the promotion's championship in the bout.

Are there any plans for The Undertaker to wrestle before Wrestlemania XXVIII or will he be saved for the pay-per-view?

I would expect WWE to save The Undertaker for Wrestlemania XXVIII unless he wants a match to brush off any potential ring rust. I would be against Undertaker working before Wrestlemania because I feel it would take away from his defense of the streak, killing some of the anticipation leading up to the bout.

How much do WWE developmental workers get paid? Are they allowed to work outside indy dates?

I got in trouble last week for mentioning pay but the last time I asked, WWE developmental contracts included downside guarantees in the $25,000/year range. Workers under WWE developmental contracts are not allowed to work independent dates and must remain exclusive to the company. If they are called up to the main WWE roster, they will earn show bonuses for each show they work.

Despite only airing for two weeks the angle of Natalya is tedious already. Is there any purpose in it or is it just a way to keep kids entertained during the PG era?

The Natalya "farting" gimmick is disgusting. I have told people that I feel it is Vince McMahon's immaturity at the forefront, highlighting his weird sense of humor. I don't know the purpose but I can't believe someone would find it entertaining.

Vince McMahon was so eager to push Drew McIntyre but now he's constantly buried. Why do you think this is?

Back in 2009 Triple H lobbied for Sheamus and Drew McIntyre to get big pushes in WWE. Sheamus has withstood some resistance and maintained relevancy while Drew McIntyre has struggled. We get questions all the time asking about McIntyre and the only thing I can tell you is he hasn't been looked at as a priority. There isn't room for everyone to have a storyline so it's really crucial that someone takes full advantage of any opportunity they are given.

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