If you're in New Orleans this weekend and want a chance to meet Shawn Michaels, you're in luck. The legendary WWE performer will be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans in attendance at the World of Wheels convention at the Superdome on Saturday at noon.
From the sounds of thing, Kenta Kobayashi doesn't seem like he is going to be signing a developmental contract with WWE after all. He has given the impression that he will be sticking with Pro Wrestling NOAH for the time being. Kobayashi has also downplayed the tryout by stating that it was informal.
"The UWL(unemployed wrestling league) has come to terms with the release of MVP. We wish him well in his future endeavors!"
- Carlito joking on Twitter about MVP signing with TNA
After doing a tryout with WWE this week, Kenta Kobayashi is headed back to Japan, where he will be making a big announcement at the next Pro Wrestling Noah show, in regards to his future plans in the industry. Many believe that he will be signing a developmental deal and moving to the USA.
While wrestling fans view it as one of the highest priorities, WWE does not share the same sentiment when it comes to signing Sting. The company definitely would like to bring him on board, but they do not view this as big of a deal as they did with Batista, Brock Lesnar, Rock and Hulk Hogan.
According to reports, Bellator is interested in signing CM Punk, if he wanted to try changing careers. It has been a well known fact that Punk is a big fan of MMA, where he is frequently seen at UFC events. As many already know, he recently walked out on WWE after some disagreements.
As part of their business agreement, the Great Muta and Seiya Senada will be flying to the Miami in March, and the two Japanese stars from Wrestle-1 will be heavily involved in the TNA Lockdown pay per view event, signing autographs and actually wrestling on the show.
While he is heavily rumored to be signing a developmental contract with WWE soon, Prince Devitt is currently attending the Impact Wrestling taping in Ireland going on today. He has friends within the company, and the rumor is that he will be meeting with them backstage later.
One of the most controversial moments in wrestling took place when Eric Bischoff signed Alundra Blayze away from WWE. Well, it turns out that the former WCW president is still close to his former employee. The two of them were spotted hanging out together in Arizona recently.
At the risk of ruining his chances of signing a new deal with the company involving his stand up comedy show, Mick Foley, whose contract expires in a few weeks, opted to be open and honest by speaking out against WWE for not pushing Daniel Bryan at Royal Rumble 2014.
While WWE has opted against honoring her career, Alundra Blayze has cemented her place in professional wrestling history. Also known as Madusa Miceli during her career, she became the first woman to be ever win the PWI Rookie of the Year award.
There are rumors floating around that Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards turned down the opportunity to further try out for the WWE developmental program, but that does not appear to be the case. Triple H simply was not interested in signing the two of them to a contract.
Dixie Carter has been heavily pushing the fact that new performers are headed to Impact Wrestling this week, and almost all signs are pointing to it being Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards, the former ROH stars who recently had WWE tryouts.
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.
WWE has handed a developmental deal to Jasper Orton, the 18 year old cousin of Randy Orton who recently graduated from high school and is currently recovering from an injury.
"....and I'm STILL NOT buying TNA nor would I ever want to affect the team of Mike Tenay and Taz. They have great chemistry and as I have said before they do a great job with what is provided them on their monitor."
Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards, two of the top stars in ROH, are down in Florida at the performance center to do a week long tryout for WWE.
Triple H is said to be against the idea of bringing in Bobby Roode and Samoa Joe from TNA.
Godfather was a given a chance with WWE because of his real life friendship with the Undertaker.
Seiya Sanada, the opponent for AJ Styles at the upcoming Wrestle-1 show, is interested in signing with TNA.
"I know Sting loves his time in TNA but at the same time he's never told me he has refused the idea of ever going to WWE."
While she has been spotted at several of their events, WWE has not expressed much interest in signing SoCal Val.
"I could maybe see myself doing some work with TNA in the future, I don't think I'll do anything with WWE, but I would definitely be open to do some stuff with TNA."
The idea of bringing back Matt Morgan to WWE was brought up recently, but Triple H dismissed the idea because he wants younger performers.
Since Mistico was a huge star in Mexico, WWE wanted to gain some publicity from his signing, so the company traveled down to Mexico City and held a press conference to announce that they have created a new persona called Sin Cara. The local media did provide coverage as expected.