Since Wrestlemania is right around the corner and WWE has not announced a celebrity inductee into their hall of fame, rumors have been running rampant about the potential candidates. While some are saying that Regis Philbin will be honored in Dallas next month, many are saying that it could be Snoop Dogg. The rapper will more than likely be inducted by Sasha Banks, who is penciled in to win the Divas Championship that weekend.
March 17, 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
From the moment that he announced that he was signed by UFC, people have wondered who the first opponent for CM Punk would be. Knowing that the choice could generate a ton of money for his promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White might have someone in mind. Mickey Gall is now the hot candidate. He has a 2-0 record as an amateur fighter.
January 8, 2016
As the internet wrestling community continues to speculate on the future of TNA, Dixie Carter revealed that she was heading to Los Angeles for some business meetings. Reports have surfaced that those meetings are in regards to finding a new television network for Impact Wrestling. WGN has sprung up as a leading candidate to be the new host. The two sides have negotiated a deal before.
November 18, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the upcoming 30 For 30 special that ESPN is doing on Ric Flair. The feature will not just focus on his career as a professional wrestler. Flair will be talking about his entire life. The historic airplane crash will be documented. Plus, the Nature Boy will be speaking candidly about the death of his son. Charlotte will also be featured on the episode.
November 5, 2015
While nothing has been confirmed yet in regards to what his character will be doing when he makes his debut on the main roster in WWE, rumors are floating around right now that Tyler Breeze could be paired up with a diva in order to give him some immediate momentum. Summer Rae has been mentioned as a candidate since the two of them have worked together before.
October 19, 2015
Through their official website, WWE published an article on Hiroshi Hase. It is noted that the legendary performer was just recently appointed as the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. Since he was trained by Stu Hart, the company also had Natalya giving a quick speech about how close he was to her family. Hase is one of the foreign candidates to be inducted into the hall of fame.
October 19, 2015
When it comes to how promoters treat wrestlers down in Mexico, Alberto Del Rio was extremely candid and honest. He stated that guys like he and Rey Mysterio were treated fantastic by the promotions. However, those that do not generate as much publicity, they are not treated well enough by the promoters. Del Rio wants to see that change taking place in his home country.
September 27, 2015
Earlier in the year, rumors spread that Kazuchika Okada was a potential candidate to join the developmental program in WWE. During a recent interview with Rolling Stones, he adamantly states that he has absolutely no desire to join the company. He wants to remain loyal to New Japan, where he is set to be the biggest star in the promotion for the next decade. He will also continue to work with ROH.
September 23, 2015
Earlier in the month, the internet wrestling community was surprised when Kane was revealed as a potential candidate to be the mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. Some more fuel was added to the fire today, as it has now been confirmed that the former world heavyweight champion is indeed backstage at the pay per view. His return is expected to take place soon.
September 20, 2015