According to a report by The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE is scheduled to hold a tryout camp looking for Japanese talent. The tryout is scheduled for this July and has been coordinated by WWE’s John Laurinaitis, although Laurinaitis will not be attending as he is running the project by phone through WWE Japan staff members. The company does have at least one Japanese talent in the Florida Championship Wrestling developmental territory, Naofumi Yamamoto (being billed as Yoshitatsu), who signed in February 2008 after leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling.