Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- Regarding the rumors that WWE was planning on bringing Adrian Neville to the main roster with a Mighty Mouse-like character, there's been no recent talk of this happening but it's an idea that Vince McMahon has wanted to do with a short wrestler for some time. There was talk at one point of signing Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo for that role but he chose MMA instead of signing with WWE. The idea behind the gimmick is that it will be an underdog babyface targeted to kids.
- The most-shipped WWE DVD units for the past nine months are WrestleMania XXX with 159,000 units, Slam City with 104,000 units, The Ultimate Warrior Collection with 94,000 units, The Best of Sting at 74,000 units and WCW's Greatest PPV Matches with 53,000 units.
- John Laurinaitis is now tweeting regularly at @JohnLaurinaitis. He noted a few days back that he was hanging out on a beach in Florida with 2015 WWE Hall of Famer Luke Williams of The Bushwhackers. Laurinaitis tweeted the following this week about WrestleMania 31:
A little over a week from the biggest stage where careers are changed. Exciting time #Peoplepower— John Laurinaitis (@JohnLaurinaitis) March 18, 2015
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