– WWE creative member Stephen Guerrieri is said to be the lead writer for NXT television shows. Prior to Guerrieri, Ryan Ward was said to be the main writer for the product. Guerrieri has worked in the past for Rachel Ray, as well as other Food Network shows.
– The inspiration behind KENTA’s name-change to Hideo Itami comes from former MLB player Hideo Nomo. The Itami part of the name apparently has something to do with Naruto Manga anime.
(Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)