WWE Debut Next Week, Cesaro Makes TV Debut, The Rock-Angle
– The Rock posted a shout out to WWE’s corporate and production employees on Twitter this weekend: “To all @WWE corporate & production employees: THANK YOU. #ThatsAll”
– The Rock revealed that he will be filming a fight scene with Kurt Angle on the set of Pain & Gain today. He wrote: “Big fight scene today for PAIN & GAIN w/ my boy – Olympic Gold Medalist & wrestling MACHINE @RealKurtAngle. #Boots2Asses”
– WWE talent Damien Sandow will reportedly make his in-ring debut on SmackDown next week.
– As seen on Friday’s SmackDown, Abraham Washington continued to scout talents. He told WWE Tag Team Champions Epico and Primo with Rosa Mendes to have an answer for him by Monday’s RAW if they want him to represent them. AW also offered his professional services to Ryback.
– Also on Friday’s SmackDown, Antonio Cesaro made his WWE TV debut in a “tryout match” against Tyson Kidd. Cesaro was introduced by his new lady friend Aksana before the match. The stipulation was that if John Laurinaitis liked what he saw, he would offer Cesaro a contract. Cesaro defeated Kidd in about three minutes and WWE’s website indicates that he is now part of the SmackDown roster.