sources: PWInsider.com, Wrestling Observer Newsletter
— WWE has reportedly purchased the Ultimate Pro Wrestling video library.
The California-based UPW â€” which is now defunct â€” was often used as a training ground for prospective wrestling talent as it was stepping stone in the development of many past and present mainstream performers including John Cena, Samoa Joe, Chris Masters, Tara (a/k/a Victoria), Christopher Daniels, Jon Heidenreich, The Miz, Melina, Sim Snuka, Mike Knox, SoCal Val and Lena Yada.
— Vince McMahon was reportedly pleased with Daniel Bryan‘s performance on last night’s premiere episode of WWE NXT as he felt they made him “a star” in one night as a result of his interaction with The Miz and match with Chris Jericho.
— The final episode of ECW drew a 1.14 cable rating with 1.45 million viewers, up from its final weeks.