New WWE Character Coming, Cody Rhodes New Nickname, WWE Diva Released

— WWE released Savannah, an announcer who was thought to take the role of Lilian Garcia in the future. The following statement was posted, “World Wrestling Entertainment has come to terms on the release of NXT season one announcer and WWE Diva Savannah as of today, June 23, 2010. WWE wishes Savannah the best in all future endeavors.”

— Cody Rhodes will be using the nickname “Dashing” as of this Friday’s SmackDown.

— A vignette will air on this Friday’s SmackDown for the newest star on the roster, Alberto Del Rio. This is the former Dos Caras Jr., without the mask. Del Rio’s gimmick is described as a wealthy and intelligent Mexican heel.