— WWE developmental wrestler Ryan Reeves has dropped his “new age Terminator” gimmick that saw him go under the name Ryback in favor of a gimmick in which he wears a cowboy hat and chain. According to the roster section on the official Florida Championship Wrestling website, he is now going under the name Skip Sheffield. You can see a picture of him in the gimmick at the link.
A few other FCW stars have undergone name/gimmick changes as well. Serena Deeb, who appeared on an episode of ECW a few months ago in a backstage segment, is now going under the name Serena Mancini. Stu Sanders, who had been going under the name Lawrence Knight, is now being referred as Wade Barrett. Ring girl, occasional wrestler and manager of Sweet Papi Sanchez, “Candy Girl,” now has an official name. She is going under the name Liviana in FCW.
— You can follow Billy Kidman on Twitter at twitter.com/kidmanfcw. The former WCW Cruiserweight Champion works as a trainer at FCW and is being groomed to take over WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco’s spot at the “Gorilla Position” backstage at WWE shows.
— John Cena and his brother, West Newbury police Sgt. Dan Cena, are helping to stage a muscle car benefit event on August 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Pentucket Regional High School in West Newbury, Mass to help the family of Kenny Fowler, a firefighter who died in December 2007. The charity purchased a 2010 Chevy Camaro to be raffled off at the end of the day. The charity purchased a 2010 Chevy Camaro to be raffled off at the end of the day. Cena himself will be in attendance helping out as he will be signing autographs from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Click here for more information.
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