While he had no qualms about discussing the topic through social media, CM Punk opted for the high road when asked about the Hulk Hogan controversy during a questions and answers session with UFC fans this week. The former world heavyweight champion playfully mocked Hogan online by referencing an old Booker T interview and the much maligned Bill Cosby, another 80s icon.
July 26, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Big Show revealed that he once almost got into a real life fight with Booker T. Apparently, Booker was talking trash to Show by saying that WCW only gave him a contract because of his size. An argument ensued, but a physical altercation never took place. Show stated that Booker more than likely would have won the fight.
June 28, 2015
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
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
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
CBS picked up a couple of new podcast shows to add to their lineup, and one of them happens to be a familiar voice to anyone that watches WWE on a weekly basis. Booker T has been signed to a contract, and he will be providing the network with his typical brand of content. Heated Conversation will now air on the same network that also picked up the podcast show produced by Taz. The new industry has done well for professional wrestlers.
April 29, 2015