When you watch Dean Ambrose coming out to the ring each and every week to perform, it is easy to see how passionate he is about professional wrestling based on how much he throws his body around. That has caused some concerns backstage in WWE. During a recent interview, Booker T flat out stated that he was not sure how long Ambrose is going to last in this industry if he does not change his style up to be a bit safer to his body.
May 23, 2015
Earlier in the day, it was reported that Samoa Joe had been announced for a big Northeast Wrestling event in August. Some further details have been revealed. Reports have surfaced that the former world heavyweight champion has been actively booking dates for himself in July and August. It is being said that he is actually contacting promoters and accepting their offers after having initially declined the deals to pursue a WWE contract.
May 18, 2015
In a very well booked match, Bray Wyatt defeated Ryback at Payback. Halfway through the match, the Big Guy ended up hurting himself when he ran shoulder first into the corner post. WWE booked him to fight back valiantly, which the audience got behind. Wyatt then used an exposed turnbuckle to further injure the ribs of his opponent, who still mustered enough strength to try to hit his finishing move. Sister Abigail ends the match.
May 17, 2015
When the company needed to take a step back and get everything in order, TNA decided to shut down their live events side of the business. Well, it looks like Dixie Carter and company are going to start dipping their toes into the water again. The company has officially booked an event in York, Pennsylvania. The date is September 17, 2015. There is still the possibility that the company will book other events before that one as well.
May 17, 2015
When it was reported that Wrestle 1 and TNA had decided to end their business relationship, speculation filled the air. Reports have now surfaced that the reason why the two promotions decided to end their partnership is because the Great Muta is struggling to keep his company afloat. Since they are going through some financial struggles, they are unable to book wrestlers from the United States. Talent was not being exchanged as agreed upon.
May 14, 2015
Initially, Booker T had planned on running a professional wrestling camp for industry hopefuls on May 31, 2015 since his service was not needed by WWE at a live event. When management made the last minute decision to change that show into the Elimination Chamber pay per view, it caused a scheduling conflict for the former world heavyweight champion. Booker had no choice but to postpone his camp for a later date.
May 13, 2015
In order to give his new promotion as much of a boost as possible, Jeff Jarrett has been calling every single person in his black book. The latest name that he has signed to help GFW is Jim Duggan. An official announcement has been made that the legendary former WWE star will be taking part in an opening pitch ceremony. Duggan will also be meeting and greeting with the fans at these events. No word yet on his permanent role in the company.
May 12, 2015
Much of the internet wrestling community is curious as to the booking style that Billy Corgan is going to be bringing to TNA. He more than likely has his favorites in mind, and they will be receiving a nice push. That could potentially move several of the upper tier guys down the ladder a bit. The creative department had been praised for rotating performers in and out of the main event scene to keep it fresh, so it will be interesting to see if Corgan does that as well.
May 8, 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