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
While doing a promotional tour of Singapore, Daniel Bryan was asked by the media about his potential in ring return for WWE. Aside from stating that his career with the company might be coming to an end, the former world heavyweight champion also revealed that he was working on a compromise with management to enable him to return to the ring. World Wrestling Entertainment still refuses to let Bryant wrestle.
December 12, 2015
Even though he is sounding more and more certain that his career in WWE is over, Daniel Bryan talked to Yahoo and sounded as if he was still going to be a part of the company. The former world heavyweight champion reiterated his desires for the company to sign Shinsuke Nakamura, a big star in Japan. Bryan has long stated that he would absolutely love to work a dream match against his good friend.
December 11, 2015
Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Brad Maddox had been released by WWE because of comments that he made towards fans in Indianapolis during a dark match on Monday Night Raw. The 31 year old did not take long to decide on what he wants to do with his career next. A return to the independent wrestling circuit was announced. Maddox also revealed that he will be going by Mad Braddox from now on.
November 30, 2015