Wade Barrett Scratched From House Show Main Event, Tyler Reks Discusses WWE Career

– Wade Barrett was advertised to face Alberto Del Rio and Sheamus in the main event at Saturday’s SmackDown live event at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario but the match was changed to a Street Fight between Sheamus and Del Rio the World Heavyweight Champion won. Barrett instead faced Ted DiBiase, who he defeated.

– Future Endeavors (www.future-endeavors.com) celebrated its two-year anniversary Wednesday with a nearly two-hour interview with Gabe Tuft, known in WWE as Tyler Reks. Subjects broached include:

* How he broke into the professional wrestling industry
* How CM Punk misled him before the 2011 Royal Rumble
* The secret to Ryback’s non-existent pyro
* How his recent stripper gimmick had actually been years in the making with a story he said he has never told before
* The rise and fall of the Mid Card Mafia cartoon and its possible return
* His opinion on independent wrestlers that come into WWE
* His opinion on many WWE superstars and officials including HHH and his former partner Curt Hawkins, who he describes as a young Shawn Michaels

The full interview is available here.

Rare video of a smaller Ryback from 2009