At Sunday’s Professional Championship Wrestling event in Arlington, Texas, former TNA performer Lance (Rock) Hoyt announced that he had signed a WWE deal. Hoyt trained with PCW. The promotion aired a tribute video for him at the end of the show as all of the wrestlers gave Hoyt a farewell celebration.

James Laurinaitis was on Sporting News Radio this weekend, he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the second round of the NFL Draft. When asked if he would considers a career in wrestling when he is done with football, he had the following to say: “I don’t think so. When I’m done playing I want to stay in the game as a coach or a broadcaster. I really just love football. I love wrestling too, and I know I could do it and be successful at it, but I just see myself in football for a long time.”

WWE.com has interviews with Randy Orton, Jeff Hardy and Christian following Backlash last night.