Stephanie McMahon building a house
While rumors are starting to swirl as to why Stephanie McMahon is selling a large portion of her shares in WWE, it is simply a matter of her wanting to build a permanent home for her kids to grow up in.
Alexander Rusev working WWE shows
Alexander Rusev has been traveling and working with WWE this week, as the developmental wrestler worked a match against Zack Ryder at a live event in Spokane. Management enabled him to pick up the victory over the veteran.
Chris Jericho leaning towards music over WWE
At this point in his life, it is being said that Chris Jericho is leaning more towards music than professional wrestling, so that does not bode too well for people hoping that he would be making a return to WWE in early 2014.
Wrestlemania 31 in California
Vince McMahon has announced that Wrestlemania 31 will be held at the brand new Levi's Stadium, which is still being built for the San Francisco 49ers, in Santa Clara, California. The $1.3 billion venue will be state of the art.
Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards making sacrifices
Since they're not allowed to work elsewhere during their trial period with NXT, Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards are making quite the sacrifice in order to get a chance at being permanently picked up by WWE.
Stacy Keibler working for NFL
The NFL and VH1 have hired Stacy Keibler and Nick Cannon to host a series of concerts leading up to the Super Bowl, which is being held at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey this year. The game will be played on February 2, 2014.
Kurt Angle: TNA wants star in India
"We want to promote wrestling in India. I think we are going to become successful and the most effective way to promote in India is to see who the next talent from India is. TNA is looking for a wrestler here from India. We are going to obviously have a competition and we will see whom we can get from here. The best thing to do for the country is to recruit from the country. Our first step is to see whom we can get, what wrestler we can get from India to be part of our roster."
Daniel Bryan possibly winning Superstar of the Year
There are talks that WWE will have Daniel Bryan winning the Superstar of the Year award during Monday Night Raw, so that they can further tease a potential match against Shawn Michaels, who happens to be presenting tonight.
Eve Torres en route to Monday Night Raw
Through her Twitter account, Eve Torres revealed that she was on her way to Seattle, where the former WWE star and current self defense trainer would be presenting the Diva of the Year award on Monday Night Raw.
WWE announces nominees for Beard of the Year
There is a Beard of the Year category at the Slammy Awards at Monday Night Raw, and the nominees are Daniel Bryan, the Wyatt Family, Damien Sandow and Zeb Colter.
Backstage heat on Sargent Slaughter
There are those within WWE that are really upset with Sargent Slaughter right now because of his comments during a recent interview about the company not treating and utilizing Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler properly.
Big E Langston safe in WWE
The belief is that Big E Langston has a really safe position within WWE because of his real life relationship with John Cena. Many feel that management will give him a decent push in order to appease the World Heavyweight Champion.
Extending the Bray Wyatt and Daniel Bryan story line
One of the ideas being thrown around backstage in WWE is to have extend the story line between Bray Wyatt and Daniel Bryan to the point where the two of them can work a big match at Wrestlemania 30.
AJ Styles working outside of TNA
Word going around the industry right now is that AJ Styles is already accepting booking for independent wrestling shows through his agent. His contract with TNA is set to expire in the middle of December and no new agreement has been reached.
Dixie Carter contacts Billy Corgan
"Since we have been in business going on 12 years now, this has been an ongoing (speculation), Oh, we’re going out of business. We’re not going to make it. Ever since we started, people were taking odds on how long we would last. This last time I think a lot of it was perpetuated by a story that Billy Corgan from Smashing Pumpkins was going to buy it. I texted Billy and I said, 'Oh really, so you’re going to buy my company? Are you excited? That’s cool.' And he said, ‘Oh, don’t you love rumors.'"
Kurt Angle meets Ted DiBiase
Kurt Angle recently ran into "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase on a flight. The TNA star stated that he was always a big fan of the WWE legend.
Jo Jo Offerman has new boyfriend
Jo Jo Offerman, who was once romantically linked to Randy Orton, now has a new boyfriend. She posted a picture of him on Twitter recently and stated that he was the best boyfriend that a girl could ask for.
Sin Cara contract ending this month
The contract that Sin Cara signed with WWE is set to expire at the end of December, and management is leaning towards letting the performer leave while retaining the rights to utilize the character with Hunico.
CM Punk needs Wrestlemania opponent
One of the biggest reasons why WWE is considering a rematch between CM Punk and Triple H at Wrestlemania is because the company does not have a fresh top level opponent for the Straight Edge Superstar.
Shaul Guerrero managing Mason Ryan
WWE has decided to put Shaul Guerrero, the daughter of Eddie Guerrero and Vickie Guerrero, with Mason Ryan and Jason Jordan as their manager down in NXT.
Mick Foley cheats during fruitcake eating competition
WWE legend Mick Foley had initially won a fruitcake eating competition in Indiana on Saturday afternoon, but the judges disqualified him when it was discovered that he was hiding some food in his napkin and pockets.
Kassius Ohno not returning to WWE
While the company has publicly left the door open for a potential return, the belief is that Kassius Ohno has no intentions of ever coming back to WWE, as he feels that management will not give him a fair chance to succeed.
Stephanie McMahon burnt out
One of the reasons why Stephanie McMahon is stepping away from the creative department a bit is because she is burnt out, having held the position for several years with WWE now. She will still throw out ideas to Triple H, however.
Daniel Bryan preparing for life after WWE
While he hopes to be with WWE for several more years, it is being said that Daniel Bryan has wisely been preparing for life after the company. Having struggled through the independent wrestling scene for a decade, he lives rather modestly.
Randy Orton expected to win
Many within WWE are expecting Randy Orton to beat John Cena to capture both belts at the TLC pay per view. The belief is that management will allow Cena to lose the match since it can be done without a pin fall or submission.
Kurt Angle appearing on Indian television show
Kurt Angle will be appearing on an Indian television series called Balveer, where the former TNA World Heavyweight Champion will be fighting Dev Joshi, the lead actor on the show, in the final episode of the season.
Lilian Garcia at Whisky a Go Go
Lilian Garcia and her new band performed at the world famous Whisky a Go Go club in Hollywood last night. She has been taking some time away from WWE as of late to focus on her music career.
Rob Van Dam doing stand up comedy
Rob Van Dam will be performing his stand up comedy routine tonight at Sal's Comedy Hole in Hollywood. It is a birthday event, and the former WWE and ECW champion was invited to participate.
Jeff Hardy not touring with TNA
Speculations about Jeff Hardy leaving TNA have increased, as the former world champion will not be joining the company as they do a tour of England in January. He is also expected to miss at least a couple of episodes of Impact Wrestling as well.
Curtis Axel and Ryback teaming up
Since the creative department doesn't have a story line for either guy, there are talks that Curtis Axel and Ryback could become a more permanent tag team in WWE.
Bret Hart bashes Toronto
"Toronto deserves Rob Ford, they put him in office. Toronto deserves everything it gets. Up in Calgary we've got a more prestigious mayor [Naheed Nenshi]. I think we've got the best mayor in North America."
Tyson Kidd training Eva Marie
Since the company wants to give her a big push, Tyson Kidd has been assigned by WWE to work with Eva Marie. The two of them have done some training together over the last couple of weeks.
Batista and Brooke Hogan in movie together
Batista and Brooke Hogan are both featured in an upcoming movie called LA Slasher. Batista plays an undercover cop, while Hogan plays a reality TV star. The film was initially slated to be released in 2013, but could be pushed back to 2014.
WWE not signing Mickie James yet
There does not appear to be much of a rush for WWE to bring Mickie James back into the fold, as the company is currently focused on building up the girls that are featured on Total Divas at the moment.
CM Punk pondering retirement
With his injuries seemingly being non stop, CM Punk has been pondering retirement again. The former WWE champion has repeatedly stated that he does not want to stay too long in the industry and could be gone within two to three years.
Potential kickoff match for TLC
The top candidates to work the kickoff match at the TLC pay per view right now are Xavier Woods, R Truth, Brodus Clay and Tensai. There's also a chance that WWE could opt to do a singles match between Woods and Clay as well.
Paul Heyman returning at Royal Rumble
While the company was discussing ideas on a potential new client for Paul Heyman, it now appears that WWE will hold off on bringing the ECW founder back into the mix at the Royal Rumble, where Brock Lesnar is rumored to be returning.
WWE not using Aksana
Since there is still some backstage heat on her and since the Survivor Series is over, many are expecting Aksana to not be utilized by WWE much on television over the next couple of months.
Jeff Hardy leaving TNA
There are speculations going around that Jeff Hardy could be leaving TNA for a period of time. No word yet on how long the former world champion will be gone or why he is taking time off.
WWE asked not to turn Cameron and Naomi heel
Initially, WWE had plans on turning Brodus Clay, Tensai, Naomi and Cameron all into heels, but with Total Divas being signed for another season, executives from E! reportedly asked the company to keep the Funkadactyls as faces.
Kassius Ohno takes jab at Triple H
At a Dragon Gate USA show, Kassius Ohno, who was recently released by WWE, took a jab at Triple H by having his opponent doing the crotch chop and Pedigree finisher, which Ohno was able to kick out of at the one count.
AJ Styles leaving TNA
Word going around is that AJ Styles is finishing up with TNA, as he and Dixie Carter simply have been unable to come to an agreement on financial terms for a new contract.
WWE announces nominees for Match of the Year
Undertaker vs CM Punk, John Cena vs Rock, Cody Rhodes & Goldust vs Shield and Triple H vs Brock Lesnar have been nominated for Match of the Year at the Slammy Awards show on Monday Night Raw this week.
Bret Hart presenting Match of the Year
Bret Hart has been chosen to award the Match of the Year during the Slammy Awards show on Monday Night Raw this week.
Natalya Neidhart reveals Bret Hart watches Total Divas
"Bret doesn't like reality TV normally and he didn't used to be a fan of women's wrestling. When the Hitman tells you it's cool, you know it's cool."
Big E Langston works out with John Cena
"John's been great. I've been able to work out of his gym the last few years now and kind of pick his brain at times as well. He has given me advice and little things to make me better throughout the years. One of the things he told me 'owning the moment.' When you're out there, you really do have an opportunity to make a memorable moment. That's kind of one of the things I learned from him."
Big E Langston talks about AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler
"Being with AJ and traveling with her and Dolph was really cool. One of the things I admired about her is how driven she is. She is focused and aware of her brand and the message she wants to get across to fans as well. So I've always respected that about her. She is very cognitive about what she does inside the ring and outside of it. I've also been able to learn from Dolph as well when we were together. Even now, he has been helpful. That first six to seven-month period of being a bodyguard was great because it allowed me the opportunity to ease into my time in WWE and to learn. It was a great start."
Bret Hart regrets leaving WWE
"I've calmed down a lot. There were a lot of things I did to escalate that whole thing with [opponent] Shawn Michaels and [now WWE owner] Vince McMahon. I wouldn't change anything I did in terms of my own conduct but I regret all of it.Visit Wrestling Inc. I wish I had never left the WWE but I've moved on. I went back and shook Shawn's hand and it was good for everyone to bury the hatchet."
WWE adds Francine
WWE has added ECW legend Francine to the alumni section of their website.
Jim Duggan has shoulder surgery
After raising some money from fans, Hacksaw Jim Duggan has underwent shoulder surgery. The WWE legend has informed fans through Facebook that doctors found the damage to be worse than initially thought, but that everything went well.