WWE Releases A Former NXT Contestant?, Dreamer Added To WWE Site, Chris Jericho Continues Suspension Countdown, The Miz Begins Weapons Training For The Marine, More
June 8, 2012 · 0 Comments
- Extreme Championship Wrestling icon Tommy Dreamer is the latest wrestler to be added to WWE.com’s Alumni section. WWE looks back at “The ECW Original’s” career with photos and videos of Dreamer in ECW and WWE.
Dreamer was previously featured in the section after competing in his final WWE match in December 2009 but removed upon his arrival to TNA Wrestling. He has since departed from TNA and now competes for various independent leagues.
– Former WWE star Lance Storm was asked via Twitter whether he would ever wrestle CM Punk. He responded, “Doubt it will happen, but I’d be open to it.”
– The official website of Florida Championship Wrestling has removed Eli Cottonwood from their roster page, which would indicate that he has been released from his developmental contract with WWE.
Cottonwood appeared as a contestant on the second season of NXT, with John Morrison as his mentor. He was the second contestant to be eliminated from the program, following Titus O’Neil. He returned to Florida Championship Wrestling, where he largely appeared in a bodyguard role.
– Counting down to sixteen days remaining on his thirty-day WWE suspension due to an irresponsible act of denigrating the Brazilian flag at a WWE live event in São Paulo on May 24, Chris Jericho tweeted Thursday, “Wrestlemania 16 was my first and a dream come true. Jericho vs Benoit vs Angle. Ok match. “Just 16 pickup truck Out of money out of luck…”
– Maxine is today’s Superstar of the Day on WWE.com.
– WWE RAW World Tour Results from Seville, Spain (6/7):
* Zack Ryder defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the Rough Ryder.
* Alex Riley defeated Curt Hawkins by TKO.
* WWE Divas champion Layla defeated Beth Phoenix with a neckbreaker.
* Mason Ryan defeated Michael McGuilicutty with the jackhammer.
* John Cena defeated Big Show, Tensai and John Laurinaitis in a handicap match. Show knocked out Tensai with the WMD punch, Cena took out Big Show and nailed Tensai with the AA.
* US Champion Santino retained the title in a 3 way match with Jack Swagger and David Otunga after nailing Swagger with the cobra.
* Kofi Kingston & Brodus Clay defeated Primo & Epico.
* WWE Champion CM Punk defeated Daniel Bryan in a street fight after hitting his GTS finisher.
— The Miz announced on Twitter on Thrusday that he’s begun weapons training for his starring role in the upcoming WWE Studios film, The Marine: Homefront.
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