The working relationship between Mr Anderson and TNA appears to be over. According to reports, the company released the former world heavyweight champion due to his behavior backstage at a recent television taping. No further details from that situation have been revealed. Fans at independent wrestling live event were witnesses to Anderson trashing the company. No word yet on what he plans on doing with his career next.
March 10, 2016
While the comment may mean actually nothing, Alistar Overeem stated that he would be willing to give Brock Lesnar a rematch. However, it will not be in UFC. Overeem, who was the last person that Lesnar ever faced in his Ultimate Fighting Championship career, stated that he would only do a match once he is retired and only in WWE. Overeem is said to be interested in professional wrestling because he knows what Lesnar is being paid.
March 1, 2016
While doing an interview about his new MMA career, CM Punk was asked if he was intimidated by the thought of going from professional wrestling to UFC. That question irritated the former WWE star because he feels that it is insulting for people to assume that he does not know the difference between scripted performances and actual hand to hand combat. The interviewer tried to calmly diffuse the situation but failed to do so.
February 4, 2016
As expected, Shinsuke Nakamura held a press conference today where he announced to fans and the media that he will be leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. The 35 year old confessed that he had been in a rut for the past couple of years because he wanted a new challenge in his career. It is interesting to note that Nakamura did not specifically mention WWE by name when talking about what his future plans are.
January 25, 2016
When asked about his band, Fozzy, Chris Jericho noted that while being a WWE star helped bring attention to the group, it also worked against them a little bit. Many felt that since Jericho was already established as a professional wrestler, he was simply doing the music thing to bring more attention to his grappling career. Chris reiterated that he is very passionate about music and wants the band to do really well.
January 14, 2016
A lot of professional wrestlers try their hands at acting at some point in their careers. MVP does not want to follow those footsteps. Instead, he wants to be more like Chris Jericho. The former WWE United States Heavyweight Champion stated that he is inspired by Jericho and wants to start his own hardcore band before he is too old to do so. Montel Vontavious Porter wants to be known as the "black Henry Rollins".
January 2, 2016