-Former TNA Impact Wrestling referee Rudy Charles has changed his wrestling name to Dan Engler. The former Charles is currently working as a referee in WWE NXT.
-Former WWE Women’s Champion Alundra Blaze, who infamously threw her WWE title belt in the garbage can during her final run in WCW as Madusa, has recently been added to the official WWE Alumni section of WWE.com.
-WWE Superstar Yoshi Tatsu turns 36 years old today. Tatsu was born on August 1, 1977. Also celebrating 8/1 birthdays today are current WWE referee Mike Chioda (47), TNA Impact Wrestling star Devon (41) and former WCW wrestler Prince Iaukea (49).
-WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio’s “personal ring announcer” Ricardo Rodriguez is scheduled to return to WWE on the Monday, August 12th edition of WWE RAW. Rodriguez has been off the road, and off television, serving his suspension due to a Wellness Policy test failure.
[Partial Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter]