Neal served in the United States Navy from 1998 to 2002, where he reached the rank of petty officer. He was on board USS Cole when it was suicide bombed on October 12, 2000. Neal has a tattoo on his right forearm of the initials of his best friend, who was killed in the attack.
-- A commercial aired during RAW in the New York area confirming that WWE's annual TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view event will take place Sunday, December 16 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets for the show go on sale Saturday, October 6 via Ticketmaster.
-- WWE Divas Champion Eve and David Otunga met with Miss Connecticut USA Marie-Lynn Piscitelli and fans at the 10th annual Connecticut Women's Expo over the weekend. WWE.com has published photos of their appearance.