While talking about sports betting on his personal blog, Jim Ross mentioned that the top two favorites to win the Royal Rumble are the first and last entrants. The legendary WWE commentator also stated that he would put his money on Brock Lesnar to win the event this year so that the former UFC Heavyweight Champion can go headline Wrestlemania at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
December 31, 2015
As of right now, WWE still has The Rock penciled in for a big time match against Triple H at Wrestlemania. The reason why HHH is the opponent as opposed to someone like Brock Lesnar or even Seth Rollins is because management is really pushing to get Ronda Rousey to make an appearance at the pay per view. UFC won't allow her to wrestle, but they might be convinced to let her do an appearance at ringside.
September 28, 2015
As some of you may already know, Brock Lesnar has been signed to work the big live event at Madison Square Garden. He was initially rumored to be wrestling Bo Dallas on the show, but that was proven wrong. WWE has finally decided on an opponent for the former world heavyweight champion. He will be wrestling Big Show that night. The event is being aired exclusively on the Network.
September 2, 2015
Whenever WWE does a live event at Madison Square Garden, they treat it like a pay per view, even though it is not always televised. The show is so big that management is even willing to shell out some additional money to Brock Lesnar so that he can make it even more of a special occasion. Rumors are floating around right now that he is going to be wrestling Bo Dallas, but the front office has yet to choose an opponent for that evening.
August 27, 2015
When the beloved Paul Heyman was paired up with Antonio Cesaro, a lot of fans were under the impression that this was finally going to be the big push that the latter has been deserving. Unfortunately, though, that was never the plan. Heyman revealed that the reason why the two of them were put together was because WWE needed an excuse to have Heyman on camera to promote Brock Lesnar.
August 22, 2015
In a fine example of how much WWE values their live event show at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Brock Lesnar has been booked to work the event. That was one of the stipulations that management inserted into his new and higher paying contract. The company has treated the show with as much importance as they do the pay per view events.
July 30, 2015
Rumors are floating around that the reason why the main event of Monday Night Raw felt like it was just thrown together is because it was. Management was so focused getting things right with Brock Lesnar and Undertaker that they simply threw together a main event filled with big name guys that would send the audience home happy. The goal was selling the main event of Summerslam.
July 21, 2015
While fans would absolutely love to see the dream match between Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania, Paul Heyman confessed that there is zero chance of that happening. He stated that Austin has a plethora of reasons why he would not sign that deal with WWE, but he did not provide any details on any of those reasons.
June 10, 2015
There is a reason why Brock Lesnar has been paid the big bucks by WWE and UFC over the years. He simply is a master of generating interest in a product through the use of his ridiculous athleticism and power. Shortly after the company announced that he would be doing a live appearance in Japan, the event has now been sold out. Fans in Tokyo flocked to get tickets because it is rare that they get to see Lesnar wrestle in person.
May 31, 2015