When Chyna mysteriously backed out of Season's Beatings, Maryland Championship Wrestling rushed to find a replacement. Billy Gunn was willing to drop everything during the holidays to make it up there for the show. As a reward, the former WWE star was allowed to win the MCW Television Championship. Not sure how long he will be holding the belt, though, as he is not a regular there.
December 28, 2015
When word broke out that James Storm had signed with WWE, reports surfaced that his friendship with Billy Gunn was the primary reason why the contract was offered and signed. The former world heavyweight champion publicly confirmed that, and he also mentioned that his friendship with Road Dogg was pivotal to his new career move. Storm stated that Dogg was the person that talked to Triple H about the idea.
October 23, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about James Storm joining WWE. Reports have surfaced that Billy Gunn was the person that made the entire thing happen. The two of them are said to be close friends outside of the business. The possibility was discussed by both men. Since Storm was interested, Gunn went to management and convinced them to bring the former world heavyweight champion on board for a trial run.
October 12, 2015
For those that are still wondering if Triple H is the type of person to do what is best for business, his relationship with Billy Gunn should speak volumes. Gunn was heavily critical of HHH when he initially was forced out of WWE. He was very vocal about it and willingly discussed it with the public. The two of them have now made up because HHH knows that Gunn is very valuable to the company as a trainer.
August 13, 2015
It appears that WWE has called in some heavy hitters to make up for the loss of Steve Austin on the next season of Tough Enough. Chris Jericho has finally been announced as the host. He will be joined by a panel consisting of Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan and Paige. Not only that, the trainers are going to be Booker T, Billy Gunn and Lita. There will be guest appearances made on the show by Vince McMahon, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and John Cena.
May 7, 2015