[WWE] Notes on Joey Styles, The Friendly Tap, New Character to Debut, More


– If you went to The Friendly Tap last night, it was closed with a sign on the door saying “Closed due to a family emergency.” (WrestlingObserver.com)

– Sky Box Office in the UK edited the Tim White segment during the Armageddon replays, cutting it off right after Josh wishes Tim a “White Christmas.” (PWInsider.com)

– Today’s Advertising Age lists the Muhammed Hassan character being pulled by UPN and SkySports in the top 10 follies of the year… (with GoDaddy.com Candice Michele ad in two top ten lists as well)

– Joey Styles was in Stamford, CT today doing voiceovers for tonight’s RAW, and is moving from Atlanta to CT (he’s originally from Stamford) to work in the WWE production office when not traveling with RAW. (PWInsider.com)

– Ken Doane has been called up to the RAW house show roster from OVW, with a new gimmick (a male cheerleader, head of the “Spirit Squad”). He’s a young, hot prospect for WWE, and had indy wrestler Lex Lovett in his corner over the weekend. (PWInsider.com)

– Deep South Wrestling — a WWE developmental territory — may start tryouts soon. (PWInsider.com)

Matthew Michaels is editor emeritus of Pulse Wrestling, and has been since the site launched.