WWE has signed Russell Simpson, 32, to a developmental deal. Simpson has been training in OVW, and has wrestled for Hustle in Japan.
The futures of Paul Heymanâ<80><99>s personal security – Doug Bashman and Derrick Neikrik remain in question. With Heyman gone from the company, their gimmicks have been dropped. A possible Basham brother reunion is possible, but Danny is current out of action with a torn biceps. There is talk of reuniting Neikrik with Mike Knox, who wrestled together in Deep South.