Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- Antonio Thomas, who competed for WWE in 2005 and 2006 as a member of The Heart Throbs, spoke to the The Sports Courier about his time with the organization (the relationship between WWE and Ohio Valley Wrestling while he was employed, working with Jim Cornette and Bill DeMott, his WWE match, the huge turnover of talent in the mid-2000s, etc.), his wrestling school, New England Championship Wrestling, the Boston Red Sox and more.
- Total Divas star Eva Marie being fast-tracked to the WWE roster in spite of her lack of wrestling experience has some people within the sports-entertainment organization upset.
Dave Meltzer revealed in this week's issue of the Wrestling Observer Newseltter that each time Eva Marie competes on television, he'll hear complaints from her co-workers. According to him, they are baffled with the 29-year-old wrestling on television while experienced developmental workers in Emma and Paige remain stuck in NXT.
Monday on Raw during a tag team match, Eva Marie secured her first pinfall by rolling up Tamina. She is scheduled to appear on the company's tour of Europe, as she revealed on Twitter that she will be on hand for Saturday's show in Munich, Germany.
- Currently featured on the front page of WWE.com is a poll asking fans on the hottest couple. With over 130,00 votes cast, Lita and Edge are leading at 35%, followed by Daniel Bryan and AJ Lee at 18% and "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Miss Elizabeth at 15%.
Subscribe to The Wrestling Observer by clicking here. Each issue has coverage and analysis of all the major news, plus history pieces. New subscribers can also receive free classic issues.
Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here.