Florida Championship Wrestling

— WWE.com is advertising a match between World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry for tonight’s episode of SmackDown on Syfy. Other matches taped Tuesday night in Corpus Christi, Texas...

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— Dick Ebersol, a long-time television partner of WWE and Vince McMahon, has resigned from his position as chief of NBC Sports, according to multiple news outlets. Ebersol was the producer of Saturday Night’s Main...

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Four new WWE developmental talents have been added to the Florida Championship Wrestling roster page on FCWWrestling.info; Alexander Rusev, Audrey Marie, Eden Stiles and Ethan Levin. Rusev formerly competed as Miroslav “The Bulgarian” for Knokx...

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Online reports of Brett DiBiase being released from his developmental contract with WWE are erroneous as he worked two matches as a referee at this evening’s Florida Championship Wrestling live event in Tampa, Florida, reports...

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— WWE has signed Jesse White, son of three-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion Big Van Vader, to a developmental contract. It was speculated in recent weeks that White, who has competed in Japan, would be...

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— WWE has discussed adding a United States Championship Match between Sheamus and Kofi Kingston to this Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. — Jim Ross, who suffered a hand injury on Raw, adamantly stated on Twitter...

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— The Great Khali appears on the season premiere of Pair of Kings, which airs this Monday on Disney XD. The WWE Superstar portrays a “rock-smashing, cave-dwelling” character named Atog. — WWE is holding an...

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— John Cena donned a new red T-Shirt at this afternoon’s WrestleMania XXVII press conference. — Talent and officials from Florida Championship Wrestling are on-hand for WrestleMania XXVII in case they are needed for extra...

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— Marty Jannetty, who rose to fame as the tag team partner of Shawn Michaels, was asked if he would be attending his former colleague’s WWE Hall of Fame induction on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia....

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Sir Oliver Humperdink, a former professional wrestling manager who worked for numerous promotions including Jim Crockett Promotions, Florida Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment, passed away last night in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was 62 years...

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– Florida Championship Wrestling sent out the following today: **FCW WRESTLING RETURNS TO PUNTA GORDA, FL BREAKING NEWS! MILLION DOLLAR MAN TED DIBIASE TO JOIN SONS AT EVENT! ** Punta Gorda, Fl – March 7,...

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— On newsstands now is a special WWE Magazine collector’s issue promoting WrestleMania XXVII, entitled “The Complete History of WrestleMania”. The magazine features hundreds of never before seen photos and statistics chronicling the illustrious history...

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– The next NXT elimination will take place on Tuesday, February 22nd. After next week, there will be only two Rookies remaining, with the winner being determined on the March 1st finale. — With NXT...

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– We reported earlier this week that WWE Chairman Vince McMahon is being considered for a role on the new season of Tough Enough, which begins the night after WrestleMania. RAW star William Regal is...

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WWE Signs Canadian Independent Worker

January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

WWE has signed Canadian independent worker Brandon Barker to a developmental contract. Barker was known as “Shotgun” Brock Barker and is a graduate of Lance Storm’s professional wrestling school. Barker will report to Florida Championship...

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— A number of older independent wrestlers were informed by World Wrestling Entertainment officials that they are solely seeking to hire talent under the age of 30, especially those that would enter the company’s developmental...

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— Joey Mercury, who has been sidelined since September due to a torn pectoral muscle, is now working as a trainer in Florida Championship Wrestling. — Regarding WWE’s take on Awesome Kong being arrested last...

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— Despite reports that Juan Cena had been pulled from advertising for upcoming select shows, the Mexican cousin of John Cena worked Saturday night’s WWE Supershow event in Jackson, Tennessee. He beat World Heavyweight Champion...

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— WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted DiBiase in a dark match prior to last night’s SmackDown taping in Norfolk, Virginia. — Two new WWE DVD titles are in the works according to...

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It has confirmed that Shaul Marie Guerrero, the daughter of Eddie and Vickie Guerrero, has signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. The 20-year-old had been pursuing a musical career since graduating from high...

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