Even though he has already turned them down, WWE still is trying to convince Shawn Michaels to make an appearance at Wrestlemania 32 and have a big role. Aside from badly needing star power at the event, management wants Michaels there because it is taking place at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. Shawn, of course, is from San Antonio and still massively popular in his home state. Some are guessing that he will be a special referee.
February 3, 2016
In what has to be considered quite the turnaround after coming close to shutting things down after the first season, Lucha Underground has announced that a third season has been green lit by the El Rey network. Thanks in large part to the presence of former WWE superstar Rey Mysterio, the promotion has now been able to capture the attention of the mainstream media, as evident by their recent appearance on ESPN to promote the second season.
February 1, 2016
When Dwayne Johnson made his cameo appearance on Monday Night Raw, he entertained the audience by going off script and endorsing a couple of fans that were dressed like WWE legends. One of them was dressed as Hulk Hogan, a person that Vince McMahon is avoiding right now because they do not want to be associated with the bad publicity. McMahon was said to be infuriated by the moment, but he knows that he still needs Johnson.
January 31, 2016
While his appearance in NXT was only a cameo, James Storm stated that he had not intended to make a return to TNA so quickly afterwards. Things just came together. Storm, who is now teaming with Bobby Roode again, stated that he had some very good discussions with Triple H, whom he has called one of the most passionate people in professional wrestling. James believes that the door for a potential WWE return has been left open for him.
January 29, 2016
While there are rumors circulating that he is scheduled to join WWE and work the Royal Rumble this Sunday, AJ Styles still has other wrestling commitments to fulfill over the weekend. On Saturday night in Duluth, Georgia, the former world heavyweight champion will be making an appearance with ROH to do a farewell to Ring of Honor fans. That should be his final night with the company for quite some time.
January 20, 2016
Rumors are floating around that Hulk Hogan could be brought back to WWE before Wrestlemania 32 rolls around. The belief is that the company is trying to stack as many big names as possible with John Cena on the sidelines. Some are concerned that bringing Hogan back will result in backlash from the media, while others believe that all has been forgiven. Hogan will more than likely be making an appearance.
January 16, 2016
There are rumors floating around that James Storm was booked to make an appearance on the first episode of Impact Wrestling to air on POP TV. However, the former world heavyweight champion denied that through social media. Storm is apparently meeting with TNA officials to see if a new contract can be signed. James never received a favorable deal with WWE to perform on NXT.
January 5, 2016
Earlier in the week, Chris Jericho revealed through social media that he was not going to be a part of Wrestlemania 32. However, he might be involved in the Royal Rumble, as the former world heavyweight champion is said to be backstage at Monday Night Raw, which is taking place in San Antonio. Jericho could be setting up his pay per view appearance tonight by declaring himself as an entrant.
January 4, 2016
To capitalize on Dwayne Johnson making an appearance at Wrestlemania 32, WWE is teasing that a potential match against the Undertaker might be taking place that night in Dallas. The long time rivals would draw in huge numbers. Unfortunately, though, it won't happen unless Johnson can work something out with the studios because their insurance prevents him from getting physical in the ring.
January 2, 2016
Since his appearances in Sisters and Daddy's Home have been well received, there are reports that John Cena will be receiving more offers from Hollywood executives to make appearances in television shows and movies. The success of his upcoming reality television show will also determine how much time he spends away from WWE. Cena is expected to take these offers to help bring more exposure to the company.
December 30, 2015