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
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
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
Aside from being a very popular performer, one of the biggest reasons why WWE likes having Booker T around is because of his life story. As many of you already know, the former world heavyweight champion was a troubled youth. However, he managed to turn things around with his life and found success, both as a wrestler and as a businessman. It is great for public relations because they can tout that they give second chances.
March 20, 2015
Since he remains on good terms with the company and makes frequent returns and appearances, rumors about Rob Van Dam being a mystery entrant during the Royal Rumble continue to persists. He touched on the topic during an interview with Booker T. RVD stated that he is going to be riding his bike in California on Sunday night. The former world heavyweight champion also noted that fans are not going to believe him anyways.
January 25, 2015