Why WWE Changed the Uprising PPV, WWE Online Notes, New FCW Talent

– Regarding WWE changing the October pay-per-view from Uprising to Vengeance, the decision to call it Uprising was made and then they found out that the Dragon Gate USA promotion is already using that name for a pay-per-view.



– WWE’s website had 16.7 million unique visitors in April, up due to WrestleMania season. Usually the number is in the 13.5 million range. Their shop website averaged 733 orders per day, which is below March but about the same with January and February.

– New FCW talent Alexander Rusev was trained at Knoxx Pro Wrestling’s school, ran by former WWE stars Rikishi and Gangrel. Eric Watts from WWE Tough Enough and Ricardo Rodriguez also came from the same school.

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

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