– Regarding the release of ECW Superstar Gavin Spears, the morale of a number of developmental wrestlers dropped upon hearing the news. Spears was considered by many to be the best of the wrestlers in developmental. Despite his call-up to WWE this past August, Spears continued to appear on Florida Championship Wrestling shows.
– In the midst of all the cuts on Friday, the WWE.com staff forgot Kevin Thorn had an active account on the WWE Universe site until they read about his blog saying “goodbye” on another website. WWE.com deleted Thorn’s account and farewell blog once they realized he had posted a message but we still have it here on the site if you haven’t read it yet.
– Layla, Beth Phoenix and the infrequently seen Candice Michelle are featured in a pictorial in the February issue of Flex magazine, as most of you have seen already. “The Flex shoot was incredibly amazing. It was a total dream come true for me, because it was my first media magazine of that sort outside of wrestling,” Phoenix said. “Obviously, The Glamazon has been covered in every wrestling magazine known to man, including WWE Magazine, however, I’ve always wanted to do a fitness magazine.”
– Charlie Haas has a blog talking about the new year, his impersonation of “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka, and his “Custom Muscle” business. On his Snuka impersonation, Haas wrote, “Being “Charlie SNUKA Haas” to ring in the New Year has to have it’s perks..afterall, wrestling barefoot was a first for me and a lot easier than I thought! Here’s to Snuka for all those year of “flying high”… I had a lot of fun!” On his “Custom Muscle” business, there will be a grand opening of a location in Frisco, Texas on Saturday, January 31. A number of WWE Superstars will be at the grand opening, and Haas will reveal them soon.