Michael Hayes Replaces John Laurinaitis, Bourne’s Return


Partial Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer

— The late Earthquake is today’s featured Superstar on WWE.com. He died on June 7, 2006 at the age of 42 following a lengthy battle with bladder cancer.

— WWE creative writer Michael Hayes has replaced John Laurinaitis as the matchmaker for live event shows.

— At Wednesday night’s Florida Championship Wrestling event at the Orlando Armory in Orlando, Florida, posters were placed advertising Evan Bourne for their next event at the venue on July 25. He is advertised for a meet and greet.

Bourne is recovering from a serious car accident in March, where he broke his foot in four places and dislocated it in five. He issued an update on his health last week via Twitter: “More xrays taken today! My bones look good in the right light. Physical therapy starts next week….finally!”

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