WWE used local New York indy talent from indy promoter Shane Alden on Raw this week as Adam Rose's Rosebuds. WWE also used new NXT talent in the segment, and it remains to be seen whether or not Rose continues to use the same "Rodebuds" or go with local talent from wherever WWE tapings emanate.
Wrestler Gets Major Heat at PPV
Short Sleeve Sampson, who played Jerry Smaller during the Extreme Rules kickoff match, was said to have received major backstage heat for posting a photo of himself on Twitter prior to Extreme Rules. The photo, which you can check out at this link, shows JBL in the background and reveals John Cena and The Wyatt Family going over their PPV match.
Sting on WWE DVD Cover
The following photo features the cover of the upcoming "United We Slam: The Best of Great American Bash" WWE DVD which comes out on July 15th, and the photo comes courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com: