Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

- The Wrestling Observer has compiled data on the most popular or most talked about professional wrestling performers in the first six months of 2012, based on Google activity and searches, and among female wrestling talent, AJ garnered the most interest in the United States by a considerable margin. She is trailed by Eve Torres, Velvet Sky, Vickie Guerrero, Beth Phoenix, Mickie James and Gail Kim. No other female talents gained substantial interest.

Though not foolproof, the rankings are a good gauge of how "over" somebody legitimately is with the general public, as well as whether WWE and TNA Wrestling's promotional efforts are working.

- Eric Perez, who briefly appeared on SmackDown in 2009 as Eric Escobar, is now a father of triplets. He announced on Facebook Tuesday from San Juan, Puerto Rico: "Today at 2:39pm Dylan Alexander Perez Concepcion, Derek Alexander Perez Concepcion and Christopher Alexander Perez Concepcion were born. all 3 babies are healthy and in great shape. Mom is sore and tired but she is doing great as well. Thank you for all the good wishes and prayers, i will keep u all posted."

- Ezekiel Jackson, who WWE has not utilized in recent weeks, stated on Twitter that he will be returning to the ring "soon."

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