Brock and Orton Off SmackDown
Despite being advertised, both Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton have been pulled from SmackDown, which is now airing live tomorrow evening because of the weather issues. Orton has been ready to return for a while now but the company are trying to find the right moment.
Alex Riley Had Enough?
Alex Riley who has been pushing for a return to the ring for months seems to be reaching his wits end on Twitter:
Riley was allegedly scheduled for the Royal Rumble, but like Justin Gabriel (who quit) was pulled at the last minute.
Of course this could be part of the storyline for his return.
Wrestlemania Drops Number Scheme
Vince McMahon’s latest policy is that Wrestlemania will no longer hype the number scheme, which is why this year’s logo is just a play button. Going forward they want to move to tag lines instead of numbers altogether.
The Wrestling Observer reports that Vince has got it in to his head that the numbers make the event sound old instead of cutting edge.
[Freud thinks it’s Vince who is old.]
Kevin Owens Merch Selling Well
According to PWInsider.com Kevin Owens has the best selling merchandise in NXT and WWE are very happy that his fans seem to have followed him from the independents.