Boxing fans are a few days away from seeing a dream match that they have been yearning for an eternity. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are finally going to fight. Fans around the world are already choosing sides. Not surprisingly, Triple H has chosen Mayweather. During the weigh in, he showed up to support the man that wrestled Big Show at Wrestlemania a couple of years back. This is a very smart and savvy business move by HHH.
April 25, 2015
For those of you that are not aware, Taryn Terrell has another job outside of being the Knockouts Champion in TNA. She is also a stunt woman in Hollywood. However, do not expect her to follow in the footsteps of Dwayne Johnson and Batista by leaving the wrestling business for movies. Taryn stated publicly that wrestling is her priority. She even rejected a handful of movies over the last couple of months because of wrestling.
April 25, 2015
Chris Jericho has already done it. Batista is thinking about doing it. Now, all eyes are on Dwayne Johnson to see if he would be interested in returning to WWE to work a schedule where you only do live events. The answer to that is rather disappointing if you're a big fan. Johnson simply does not have the time to do it because of all the business projects that he has going on at once. There is very little time in between shooting movies as well.
April 22, 2015
To clear the air, Taz revealed some details about his departure from TNA. He stated that his contract was up later on this summer, and he already had plans of moving on to do something else. The former world heavyweight champion stated that his decision to ask for a release was purely related to business. It was not personal, and he refuses to bash the company. The New York native also mentioned that he has no issues with Josh Mathews, whom he praises.
April 19, 2015
When Richie Steamboat left WWE, he kept his hopes of being able to return some day. Unfortunately, professional wrestling might have been robbed of a potential superstar. Ricky Steamboat confirmed in an interview that his son has been forced to retire because he injured four discs in his back. Considering how well NXT is doing nowadays, Steamboat could have easily shined down there because he gets the business.
April 15, 2015
During a recent interview, Shawn Michaels revealed why he does not work for WWE on a full time basis. He stated that the company has always had a deal on the table for him because they want him to be associated with the product. His name value and popularity would provide a considerable boost for their television shows. Michaels, however, has opted against going back to work there because he said he simply is not passionate about the business any more.
April 15, 2015
With fans eagerly awaiting every new announcement, Jeff Jarrett has revealed that he has been in negotiations with three different television networks in regards to airing a weekly show for GFW. The former world heavyweight champion is already planning on taping shows in June, so that means that a deal will more than likely be closed by then. Jarrett did not reveal the names of the network, which is customary in the business.
April 12, 2015
A year after being signed to a developmental contract with WWE, Dasha Kuret made her debut in NXT this weekend. She teamed with Becky Lynch and Dana Brooke in a losing effort to Carmella, Alexa Bliss and Devin Taylor. For those that don't remember, Dasha is the former fitness model, beauty queen and gymnast with the degree from the University of Central Florida. She has no previous experience in the business.
April 11, 2015
Since Bobby Roode is one of the best overall performers in the entire world, there are many within WWE that are disappointed that the front office did not try harder to lure him in while he was a free agent. In addition to being an old school style of wrestler that simply gets the business, Roode is also one of the more likable guys around. He comes off as someone that respects wrestling and those that paved the way before him.
April 9, 2015
ROH is about to lose their standing as the third top promotion in the United States. A company called Paragon Pro Wrestling is finalizing a deal with Pop TV that will give them national exposure. Ring of Honor, on the other hand, has yet to reach all fifty states, despite being in business for as long as TNA has. Former WWE announcer Matt Striker is rumored to be the producer and director for the promotion. Lisa Marie Varon could be the featured star.
April 9, 2015