(The Wrestling Observer Newsletter)
A-Train has been using the Bernard driver (the F-5) leading up to the May 3 match against Brock Lesnar. WWE has trademarked “The F-5.” Lesnar now calls his finishing move “The Verdict.”
Maven was shown using vicodin on this week’s Surreal Life. Maven admitted to using Prescription Medications to feel normal.
There has been talk that the deal to air ECW on the USA Network is looking good, the earliest it could air on television is mid-July.
ECW wrestlers will be subject to same drug testing as the WWE superstars.
The typical ECW contract is a $75,000 downside guarantee. The contracts are one year deals with WWE having the rights to renew them for a further two to three years.