While all of the details of his contract have yet to be revealed, one interesting information on the pact between Shane McMahon and WWE has made it to the surface. The former vice president of World Wrestling Entertainment is being paid $120,000 for his appearances on Monday Night Raw before his big Hell in a Cell steel cage match at Wrestlemania against the Undertaker. That's more than what some full time performers are being paid.
March 3, 2016
When it comes to making appearances on the independent wrestling circuit, Sting isn't usually one of the faces that you're going to see at these events. Well, the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame inductee has decided to sign on for three shows with Big Time Wrestling. One of the events will also feature former WCW star Lex Luger, which means that the reunion could make the event much more successful than normal.
February 9, 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
Through Penguin Random House, AJ Lee has signed a contract to write and release her autobiography. The former WWE Divas Champion will be spending much of 2016 writing down her memoirs. AJ spends much of her time supporting CM Punk in Wisconsin as he trains for his UFC debut. She also makes various appearances at comic and wrestling convention. The book is scheduled to be released in early 2017.
November 27, 2015
In case you haven't noticed, Daniel Bryan has been making a lot more appearances for WWE lately. The belief is that he is doing that to increase fan demand for his return since management is refusing to clear him to wrestle again. He earlier tried to twist their arms during an interview by stating that he will wrestle again even if it it outside of World Wrestling Entertainment. Management did not budge, of course.
November 16, 2015
To help out with the ratings, WWE has added the Undertaker to the next episode of Monday Night Raw, which is taking place in Greenville. He will more than likely continue his program with Kane and the Wyatt Family. There is a chance that they could have the Undertaker making even more appearances than this because the front office wants to heavily promote the Survivor Series.
November 12, 2015
This week, WWE was able to finalize legends contracts with Boogeyman, Superstar Billy Graham and Tatanka. They will not be the last announcements. Management is said to be working out quite a bit more of deals. The company likes these deals because they are not overly expensive, and it gives them access to more performers for public appearances. Plus, merchandise can be made.
November 8, 2015
Having been sidelined by an injury for quite some time now, Daniel Bryan is set to clock in and work for WWE. The former world heavyweight champion is being sent to India. There, Bryan will be promoting the new video game that was just released on Monday. He will be doing media appearances and will probably be asked several times about his return to the ring.
October 30, 2015
In a sign that she is moving up in the eyes of management, Paige is being sent to the Conan O'Brian show this week. She will be promoting Hell in a Cell and the upcoming WWE 2K16 video game. Management generally does not trust performers easily when it comes to making media appearances because they need to know that you're going to present yourself properly. Being good at this role usually results in being rewarded with a push.
October 17, 2015
Three years ago, Melina wrestled her last match against good friend, Jillian Hall, at an independent wrestling show in Pennsylvania. While she did not rule out making various appearances in the industry, she had vowed that her days as an in ring performer were over. The former WWE diva focused on finishing her education. For whatever reasons, though, she made an in ring return at a show in California this weekend.
October 17, 2015