– To follow up on the news that John Cena underwent an MRI last week to determine the extent of his back injury, the MRI came back clean. It’s been reported that Cena has been working with a bulging disc in his lower back and he’s been working a lighter schedule in recent weeks, but he is in relatively good shape.
– Last night on ECW, Vince McMahon announced the brand is coming to an end and a new show featuring the “next generation” of WWE programming will debut in 3 weeks during the same timeslot on SyFy. The brand will be called WWE NXT, as in “next generation.” Word came out earlier today that there’s already an “NXT” wrestling promotion based out of Scottland. To give more background on the original NXT promotion, it’s actually a developmental promotion of sort for the Scottish Wrestling Alliance, a member of the UK’s branch of the National Wrestling Alliance.