ources: Wrestling Observer Newsletter, PWInsider.com
– During Batista’s recent media blitz of the Philippines, he was asked how much longer he planned on wrestling. Batista said he felt he had one year left and wanted to finish it out strong.
– A number of WWE developmental performers in Florida Championship Wrestling have undergone ring name changes including Wesley Holiday, both Rotunda brothers and the male model signed out of the FCW tryouts in October, Matt Walsh. The new names are as follows:
* Brian Jossie is now Abraham Saddam Washington.
* Ian Richardson is now Troy Jackman.
* Jason Garrison is now Fletcher Chase.
* Jason Riggs is now Aiden Frost.
* Matt Walsh is now Joseph Canterbury.
* Michael Hutter is now Derrick Bateman.
* Paul Lloyd, Jr. is now Justin Angel.
* Taylor Rotunda is now Tank Rotundo.
* Tyson Tarver is now Mr. Tarver.
* Wesley Holiday is now Beverly.
* Windham Rotunda is now Alex Rotunda. Although, according to a report from last night’s FCW show, he is actually Bo Rotundo.
– SmackDown wrestler Mr. Kennedy, who is currently in the midst of a media blitz in the UK, dropped by the Sky Sports News studio to promote Wrestlemania XXV, talk WWE, and answer questions. Click here to see the video interview.