- Smith James, who is a Northeast independent wrestler and a protege of Taz, revealed on Twitter that he was offered a WWE developmental contact.
“The next 2 months will be my last indy shows for the foreseeable future (hopefully longer) as I was offered a WWE developmental contract”
James credited Taz’s training with making it possible for him to get signed as James went to Taz’s finishing school in Long Island.
– The following matches and segments were cut from this week’s Hulu Plus RAW:
* Chris Jericho in ring segment with Tons of Funk.
* R Truth vs. Fandango.
* Backstage segment with Kaitlyn and The Great Khali.
* The Shield vs. Kofi Kingston and the Usos.
* Zack Ryder vs. Antonio Cesaro.
* AJ Lee and The Bella Twins vs. The Funkadactyls and Kaitlyn.
– Dolph Ziggler topped the ESPN WWE Power Rankings once again this week followed by Mark Henry, The Shield, Ryback and Triple H.
– Discussion at RAW on Monday night was that Evan Bourne should be back anytime now, according to PWInsider.
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