Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

-- As noted last night, Tyson Kidd was accompanied by SmackDown! head writer Michael Hayes at Tuesday night's WWE Superstars taping in Nashville, Tennessee. He faced Trent Barreta. It should be noted that WWE officials have discussed reviving the manager role for some heel performers who can't speak at a main event level.

-- WWE Executive Vice President of Television Production Kevin Dunn's compensation for 2010 was $746,154 in salary, $608,400 in stock grants and $359,000 in other income for a total of $1,713,554. Must be nice!

-- The original wrestling ring from Killer Kowalski's Institute of Pro Wrestling in Massachusetts is up for auction on eBay. A number of notable wrestlers learned the ropes in this ring including Triple H, Chyna, Perry Saturn, Kazarian, A-Train and John Kronus.

-- Josh Daniels will replace Tama Tonga for the New Japan Pro Wrestling East Coast Invasion event this weekend because Tonga suffered an injury.

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