Taven was trained by Spike Dudley and Ring of Honor's "Brutal" Bob Evans.
Meanwhile, the storyline was briefly mentioned among popular television show happenings on TVLine.com. A reader asked the website, "Are you loving this CM Punk/AJ/Daniel Bryan love triangle storyline on WWE Raw?" The website responded, "It’s like they folded All My Children into wrestling, which for us is a huge win!"
-- Brodus Clay is today's Superstar of the Day on WWE.com.