- Here are some updates on recent WWE developmental signings:
* Danny Burch is former UK wrestler Martin Stone, real name Martin Harris. He’s been wrestling in the UK since 2003 and in Germany since 2007. WWE offered him a contract a year ago but his knee was in bad shape so he had major surgery and took a year off. He’s about 6 feet tall and 213 lbs. with a good physique.
* Memo Montenegro is the brother of Alberto Del Rio we have written about, real name Guillermo Rodriguez. He never wrestled at any significant level in Mexico but has been training in South Florida with his brother.
* Oliver Grey is 25 year old former UK wrestler known as Joel Redman. He competed in FCW for a few weeks under his real name Joel Pettyfer. He was a tree surgeon in England before signing with WWE and is currently doing a lumberjack gimmick.
* Chase Donovan is 27 year old Drew Donaldson. He was trained at the Slamtech Wrestling school in New England and used to wrestle at Bryce Andrews from 2004 until 2009. He moved to Florida and got away from wrestling to become a bodybuilder.
(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)