As if he doesn't already have enough legal issues on his plate at the moment, Vince McMahon is facing yet another one. This time, it is being filed by Tommy Gilbert, who is acting on behalf of the late Eddie Gilbert and Doug Gilbert, who portrayed the Dark Patriot in GWF. Gilbert is suing both WWE and ESPN for using footage of his sons without their permissions. Representatives from both companies feel confident they can get the case dismissed.
April 19, 2015
In a rather interesting little tidbit, Drew McIntyre almost never signed with TNA. He said that he was sleeping at the time and didn't recognize the number that was calling, so he simply threw his phone on the bed. The front office tried contacting him a couple of times and failed. Then, Tommy Dreamer decided to take things into his own hands by sending a text message to McIntyre to let him know that the company wanted to sign him.
April 10, 2015
On the latest episode of Monday Night Raw, Rusev brought out a lawyer to help him get out of defending the United States Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania against John Cena. Well, Vince McMahon was not a fan of the guy. He was so irate backstage that he fed JBL some lines on the commentating booth to bury the acting skills of the performer. It is being said that WWE auditioned people at the arena for the role.
March 17, 2015
While the internet wrestling community has been on the edge of their seats while keeping up with all the news surrounding Brock Lesnar, the legendary Antonio Inoki is listening just as intently. He still has plans on contacting the heavyweight champion to see what he wants to do after his contract with WWE expires. While Lesnar is unlikely to sign a long term deal, Inoki would love to pay him big bucks for a couple of matches in the summer.
March 3, 2015
Since TNA started signing contracts with wrestlers again, it seems a bit surprising that there have not been a lot of news in regards to the company contacting Chris Sabin. It is being said that the former world heavyweight champion is not interested in making a return at this point because he wants to wait and see what Jeff Jarrett does with GFW. The belief is that a lot of free agents are doing the same thing as well.
March 2, 2015
Even though WWE has not utilized him as an in ring performer in quite some time now, Christian remains a very busy individual. He recently filmed an episode of Haven with his childhood friend Edge. Now, the two of them are apparently doing something else together in the entertaining industry. Through social media, they revealed that they just worked with William Shatner on an unspecified project. They praised him for being an acting legend.
December 17, 2014