sources: Wrestling Observer Newsletter, PWInsider.com
— Former WWE performer Edward “Eddie” Fatu (a.k.a. Umaga) was scheduled to film a shoot interview this week, but canceled. The reason he gave for pulling out of the interview was that he might be returning to World Wrestling Entertainment. The two-time Intercontinental Champion was released by the company on June 8, 2009 when he refused to enter a rehabilitation facility following his second Wellness violation.
— In a trivia note, ECW wrestler Naofumi Yamamoto’s ring name, Yoshi Tatsu, is based on his father’s first name, Yoshitatsu.
— Last night’s edition of ECW on Syfy scored a 1.05 cable rating. It is up from last week’s 0.97 figure.