Shawne Merriman Comments On WWE Reports, Reason For Divas Angle On SmackDown, Mattel
– Former NFL player Shawne Merriman is downplaying reports that he participated in a multi-day tryout at the WWE Performance Center this past week. He tweeted on Friday:
Cool enthusiasm about me wrestling but I just "visited" some friends at @WWE training facility that's it
— Shawne Merriman (@shawnemerriman) October 24, 2013
– The angle with The Great Khali, Natalya, Fandango and Summer Rae was done on Friday night’s SmackDown to put a spotlight on the Divas. Apparently they’re looking at giving more TV time to Summer Rae. Both Divas have been feuding on Twitter since last night’s show.
– PWMania.com previously reported that Mattel executives were at the WWE Performance Center on Friday to get a private look at the NXT talents in action. WWE referee Jason Ayers revealed that Mattel also gave the WWE stars a look at the “nuts and bolts of the creative process for WWE toys.”
(Partial source: F4Wonline.com)