Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– Former WWE star Maven has encouraged his football player friend Matthew Mulligan to tryout with WWE. There was a story recently in the Nashville Tennessean on players who don’t have good chances at making the Titans team this year. One of the players, Mulligan, said he’s considering getting into pro wrestling if he’s cut from the Titans. Mulligan is 6 foot 4 inches and 270 pounds.
– If you missed it earlier, Jim Ross noted in a new blog that he recently began work on a new WWE DVD for Jeff Hardy. Ross noted that many Superstars including John Cena participated in the DVD.
– Ross also noted that former WWE Superstars Val Venis and A-Train were backstage at the SmackDown tapings this week in Phoenix while Edge and MMA fighter Josh Barnett were backstage at the SummerSlam pay-per-view.
– Former WWE Superstar Daniel Puder was backstage at the SummerSlam pay-per-view talking to John Laurinaitis but chances of him coming back are slim. Puder is still working on his MMA career with an 8-0 record.