Latest On SmackDown’s New GM, News From WWE Developmental, Santino Marella’s Title
– Days after AJ Lee was named the new RAW General Manager, no new GM was announced for the SmackDown brand. WWE’s website currently has a new feature up asking if Friday nights really needs a General Manager or not.
– Several FCW wrestlers have wrote how amazing the mood was at Thursday night’s NXT TV tapings at Full Sail University where the first-ever NXT Champion was crowned. Reports from the previous set of tapings noted how professional the environment is at the NXT tapings. Triple H continues to receive props for the way things are going in developmental and with NXT.
Seth Rollins wrote the following after Thursday’s tapings:
“Response has been overwhelming. Thank you to everyone who has my back. We’re in this together. #futureisnow”
– Antonio Cesaro defeated WWE United States Champion Santino Marella in a non-title match on last night’s WWE SmackDown. Cesaro wants a title shot now. He wrote on Twitter:
“After my victory over @milanmiracle on tonight’s #smackdown I demand to be named the #1 contender for the US Championship”