– Giant Bernard (A-Train) had been using the Bernard driver (the F-5) leading up to the 5/3 match against Brock Lesnar. WWE had trademarked “The F-5.” Lesnar now calls his finishing move “The Verdict.”
– The word is that a deal to air ECW on the USA Network is looking good, but the earliest it could air on television is mid-July.
– In case you were wondering, 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 retaining the rights to renew them for years two and three.