According to The Wrestling Observer, John "Big" Gaburick gave a pep talk to the TNA roster before Slammiversary and that, along with the 3,500 in attendance, increased locker room morale from where it's been as of late. As we noted, locker room morale was down following a string of Basebrawl events which drew poorly, but the live crowd at Slammiversary, which was not papered, was said to be encouraging.
Rhodes Praises Riley
Yesterday, John Cena took to Twitter to praise Alex Riley's reference to "Major League," and now Dusty Rhodes is following suit, as he posted the following on Twitter:
#WWE last night in class Alex Riley showed he has great skills , should b main roster break out star ! @NXT