— The heart procedure that WWE producer Dean Malenko underwent was to have a stent placed.
— Sports columnist, author and podcaster Bill Simmons conducted an interview with WWE Champion The Miz yesterday for his ESPN.com podcast, The B.S. Report.
The interview can be accessed here.
— It was reported this week that WWE developmental wrestler Verity Thomas (real name Vickie Skeeles), a recently signed women’s grappler from the U.K., was removed from the roster page of the official website of Florida Championship Wrestling.
Skeeles confirmed on her Twitter account today that she she decided to part ways with World Wrestling Entertainment over Thanksgiving weekend, citing locker room politics.
She wrote: “Yes guys I have been removed from the FCW page. I have decided, during thanksgiving break, to move on from wrestling-too many locker room politics. Life is meant for living and being happy&cheery;:) I’m a positive girl who doesn’t need negativity in her life. I will still be modelling and doing appearances. Thank you for all your support but now I would LOVE you to support my girl Sonia, she is a fantastic worker and one of my very very special friends- I love her to bits and I you should too. Love you all :) and keep smiling because I still am!”
source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter