— According to WWEDVDNews.com, a 1,000th RAW DVD and Blu-ray is scheduled to be released in December. The title will include moments from the 1000th episode, if not the entire episode, in addition to highlights from the history of the program.
Also scheduled for release is Best PPV Matches of 2012 before the year concludes. This title will be released on DVD and Blu-ray. The 2012 edition of the Survivor Series will be released on Blu-ray after last year’s show was only released in the format in Europe.
— As noted late last night here on the website, WWE has signed 20 year old Mercedes KV (real name Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado) to a developmental deal. Chaotic Wrestling announced the news via their Facebook page: “JUST ANNOUNCED in LOWELL, MA – Mercedes KV will be leaving Chaotic Wrestling as Women’s Champion, to report to the WWE training facility, FCW/NXT in Florida. All of us at Chaotic Wrestling want to congratulate Mercedes and wish her luck!” Expect many more talents to be signed at WWE’s tryout camp this weekend at AXXESS.
— In an update to our earlier report, WWE has officially rebranded their developmental system as NXT and now dropped all references to Florida Championship Wrestling. As noted earlier, the FCW Twitter account has been changed to @NXTWrestling.