New WWE COO, Bam Bam/Vince, & More News

STAMFORD, Conn., February 9, 2007 – World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. today named Chief Financial Officer Michael Sileck as its new Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Sileck will be responsible for managing all of WWE s global business operations. He will report to Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman.

Several northeastern wrestlers attempted to raise funds for Bam Bam Bigelow's New Jersey Funeral. Wild Samoan Afa contacted Vince McMahon, who agreed to pay for the funeral. A second funeral for Bigelow, in Flordia, was funded by local wrestlers in the area. Bigelow's New Jersey funeral was attended by the likes of Mick Foley, Diamond Dallas Page and Brother Ray from Team 3D.

Dave Meltzer is reporting that WWE developmental talents T.J. Wilson and Nattie Neidhart are engaged. Both are scheduled to report to Deep South Wrestling.