During a conference call with the media, Triple H was asked about when WWE would crown their first black world champion. Showing how adept he is with public relations, he quickly dismissed the question by noting that The Rock and Booker T have already accomplished that. He wondered out loud why people do not remember two of the more recognizable names in the history of professional wrestling.
October 7, 2015
If WWE wanted to add a dose of nostalgia to the next Wrestlemania, then they should consider the idea that Booker T mentioned during a recent interview. Citing that Stevie Ray is still physically ready, the former world heavyweight champion suggested that they do a match between Harlem Heat and the Dudley Boyz. A match of that magnitude would add even more appeal to the pay per view.
September 12, 2015
In a sign that he will not need WWE for the rest of his life, Booker T is making huge strides with his independent wrestling promotion. The former world heavyweight champion recently secured a deal to move his company into a 21,000 square feet facility, which is being called the Reality of Wrestling World Headquarters. Booker will be using the place to film his shows and train his performers.
September 9, 2015
It might not be discussed much within the internet wrestling community, but Booker T is proving himself to be quite the businessman. He just announced that his Reality of Wrestling promotion has just signed a deal with the CW, the network that used to air Smackdown a couple of years ago. Booker revealed that the show will air weekly on Sunday mornings in Houston and the surrounding areas.
August 19, 2015
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