Since the company generally prefers to own the name of their performers, WWE has assigned a new name to Kana now that she has been signed to a developmental contract with NXT. She will now be known as Asuka. The star from Japan will appear during an in ring segment with William Regal, where she will be introduced to fans in the United States. No word yet on what gimmick she will be using.
September 10, 2015
Some great news coming out of the Takeover event in Brooklyn tonight. William Regal announced that WWE will be honoring Dusty Rhodes by doing a memorial tournament. It is supposed to start in two weeks and might be exclusive to NXT. Knowing the type of writer that Rhodes used to be, there is a very good chance that singles performers will join up and form a tag team for the sole purpose of competing in the tournament.
August 22, 2015
There was an independent wrestling show that took place in Reseda over the weekend, and WWE was there in full force to scout the performers. Seth Rollins and William Regal surprised the PWG audience and monitored the action in the ring. Canyon Ceman, who is the Senior Director of Talent Development, was also in attendance as well.
July 25, 2015
When the announcement was made that Jushin Liger was going to be working a live event in Brooklyn for NXT, some speculations were made that there was a lot more to the story since the masked legend works for New Japan. William Regal took to social media to explain to the internet wrestling community that it was simply a matter of him calling someone that he has known for three decades for a favor.
July 18, 2015
By now, some of you already know that Eva Marie has been training with Brian Kendrick in California because she wants to become a much better performer in WWE. Some further details have been revealed about that. Eva approached Triple H and Vince McMahon about improving her skills, so HHH told her to go train with Kendrick, whom he thinks highly of. Kendrick then called William Regal to get some scouting information on Eva.
April 22, 2015
In a rather interesting situation, William Regal has been receiving threatening calls from someone at a hospital in Houston. They are suggesting that his family will be targeted. Regal interestingly enough posted all the information on social media and asked for help on there. The former WWE star has since contacted the police. No word yet on the status of the culprit, but Regal is taking some precautions to protect his loved ones.
April 20, 2015