Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
WWE’s official acknowledgment in regards to the passing of John “Earthquake” Tenta in posted on WWE.com. The site has also posted some classic photos of Earthquake and a clip of his WrestleMania X match against Adam Bomb.
In regards to Road Warrior Animal’s sudden release, it didn’t really come as a surprise even though head of talent relations John Laurenaitis is his younger brother. One source said, “He (Road Warrior Animal) knew he couldn’t contribute in a meaningful way.”
Sam Greco of K-I fame (and briefly appeared in WCW in late 2000 when they toured Australia), is the stunt man and stand-in for Steve Austin in The Condemned.
According to Harry Smith, Nattie Neidhart has been given the indication that she’ll be offered a WWE developmental contract as soon as her knee heals up from surgery.
WWE is creating a third monthly publication. The magazine will simply be called WWE Magazine. It seems as though that it will be a lifestyle magazine with some WWE flavor added in. The magazine won’t be used to push storylines, but rather as another way to “get to know” the WWE Superstars and Divas. Here is the official description … Our new WWE Magazine will put you behind-the-scenes with your favorite Superstars and Divas. For the first time ever you can see exclusive photos, original interviews and enjoy useful tips from WWE talent on fitness, gadgets, video games, cars and lots more.
Carlito has a new t-shirt coming out soon in which he will most surely be wearing on a weekly basis on RAW.