In a sign of how dedicated she is to the professional wrestling business, Natalya revealed that she has major issues with her eyes that causes her a lot of discomfort and pain. The longtime WWE diva stated that she could have surgery to repair the issue but doing so would force her to retire as an in ring performer, something that she is not quite ready to do at this point in time. She will continue to work through the issue.
January 24, 2016
Now that WWE has announced that Sting will be inducted into the hall of fame at Wrestlemania this year, the speculation will now begin as to who will get to induct the former world heavyweight champion. Right now, Ric Flair is the hot candidate, as the two of them have a genuine and shared respect for one another. Plus, Flair is one of the best talkers in the business, so it would make for an entertaining segment and heartwarming moment.
January 11, 2016
Some potentially good news if you're a ROH fan. Joe Koff has officially announced that a new general manager for the promotion has been appointed. Gregory Gilleland will go from being the business manager to the general manager, which is an actual position backstage and not an on screen one. The hope is that Gilleland will be able to focus more on Ring of Honor than Koff was able to do.
December 21, 2015
Last month, Dwayne Johnson revealed to the world that his girlfriend was expecting a child. Apparently, she was a lot further along than we all thought. Reports have surfaced that Lauren Hashian has given birth to a baby girl this week. This is the second child for Johnson, who has a teenage daughter with his ex wife and current business manager, Dany Garcia.
December 17, 2015
Many people have long wondered what Hulk Hogan was like backstage. Robbie E shed a little light on that during a recent interview. The TNA star stated that he enjoyed working with the WWE legend when the two of them were in the same company. Robbie stated that Hogan was very easy to get along with. Plus, Hogan was very knowledgeable about the business so Robbie was able to receive some sound advice.
December 16, 2015
The business relationship with NBC has improved tremendously for WWE. The network was able to convince a big brand such as Coca Cola to sponsor an upcoming episode of Monday Night Raw that will be heavily built around the Slammy Awards. Vince McMahon and company have struggled over the years to lure in big advertisers.
December 12, 2015
When the NXT tour of the United Kingdom began this week, a noticeable absence was Triple H, the man that is in charge of the developmental brand. The reason for that was because he was needed for WWE business in the United States. HHH will definitely be heading over to Europe whenever they do the big Takeover show in London. He will more than likely head back home afterwards.
December 12, 2015
During his podcast interview show, Ric Flair stated that the two nicest people in the business are Sting and Ricky Steamboat. They also happen to be two of his biggest on screen rivals. Flair took it a little further by stating that the two of them might be too nice to be in an insensitive business such as professional wrestling. The statement holds some merit as others have said similar things about those two guys.
December 11, 2015
While the internet wrestling community mocked Jeff Jarrett for the GFW live events that were done at minor league baseball stadiums this past summer, he actually did a lot better than expected. Reports have now surfaced that Jarrett has been invited by Major League Baseball to show up at their winter meetings. That is where they usually decide on big business decisions, so Jarrett will be a part of that.
December 4, 2015