Headlines Backstage News on Eva Marie, WWE Releases NXT Star, Mercury

Backstage News on Eva Marie, WWE Releases NXT Star, Mercury

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- Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore is apparently replacing Joey Mercury as a coach in WWE developmental. Mercury is being set up for a producer’s job with the main roster.

- WWE recently released former MMA fighter Phil Friedman, who wrestled as James Bronson in NXT. He is the son of former Mattel and Toys R Us president Neil Friedman. It’s said that given he’s in his late 30′s, his signing was partially a favor. Bronson had been out of action for a while with an injury.

- People within WWE have acknowledged that Eva Marie comes off on TV like a star, whether she can wrestle or not. The idea is they have to figure out a role for her.

Very Revealing New photos of Eva Marie, Major Backstage Incident, More

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

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