Originally written on Wrestling Truth  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Billy Gunn signs as WWE trainer: Former WWE star Billy Gunn has signed a contract with WWE to be a trainer for the NXT developmental territory. Gunn, who most recently worked the national stage as Kip James for TNA, has been helping out on and off since the Summer. He now joins NXT full time, reuniting with his former DX partner Sean “Xpac” Waltman. Their other partner Road Dogg is currently an agent for the main WWE rosters. Officials were said to be impressed with Gunn when he took part in the DX reunion at August’s Raw 1000th episode, and at one point they even considered giving a short run on TV. ________________________________________________________________________________ AJ replaced in pre-show match: AJ Lee has been removed from the WWE TLC pre-show Diva‘s match. Cameron and Naomi have been put in her place, in what has been entitled the “Santa’s Little Helper’s #1 Contender’s Battle Royal.” No official reason has been given for the change. ________________________________________________________________________________ TMZ pick up on Tony Atlas foot fetish: Gossip website TMZ has picked up on wrestling legend Tony Atlas’ dominatrix foot fetish. Atlas first revealed he had the fetish in a Youshoot with Kayfabe Commentaries, admitting that he had the hots for former WWE Diva Chyna. TMZ have posted a video where Atlas paid a woman $100 dollars to a abuse him with heeled boots on. ________________________________________________________________________________ WWE stars you didn’t know had WCW runs: WWE.com has a new article looking at the “15 Superstars you didn’t know competed in WCW”. Sabu: Brief run in 1995 after falling out with Paul Heyman. Edge: Jobbing as Damon Striker in 1996. Iron Sheik: In 1989. Triple H: Prior to WWF as Terra Ryzing. Rhyno: Jobbing in 1995 as Terry Richards. Marty Jannetty: Small run in the late 90s. Rob Van Dam: As Robbie V in the early 90s. Rikishi: In 1989 as The Samoan Swat Team with Samu. Mikey Whipwreck: Brief run in 1999. Luna Vachon: Brief run in 1997 before headed back to WWF. Barry Horowitz: As a jobber in 1998. Zeus: Continuing his feud with Hogan in 1996. Jimmy Snuka: Brief runs in 1993 and 2000.

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