The decision to have Sting challenging Seth Rollins for the WWE Heavyweight Championship at Night of Champions was not a long term plan. It was made recently. The belief is that management made the decision after they decided to make the Network free this month. By having a big name legend in the main event, the front office is hoping that it will encourage fans to subscribe to their online video service.
August 26, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, we found out that Seth Rollins is going to be defending the WWE Heavyweight Championship against Sting at Night of Champions. Management still has not made an official statement on the status of the United States Heavyweight Championship yet, but the belief is that Rollins will be doing double duty at the pay per view. John Cena is a candidate to get a title rematch that night.
August 25, 2015
When you look at someone like Rockstar Spud, you don't normally expect him to be receiving a shot at the world heavyweight championship. Well, that is the opportunity that TNA is about to give him when they do a tour of his home country of England. Spud will be challenging Ethan Carter for the belt during that tour. A title change is not expected, but it should not be completely ruled out.
August 24, 2015
Since WWE wants Nikki Bella to have fresh challengers and a long title reign, rumors have it that Becky Lynch will be the next diva to challenge her for the championship. It is much too soon for Becky to hold the title, so she will more than likely be used as fodder for the next couple of weeks. The spotlight should be good for the performer from Ireland.
August 23, 2015
Thanks in part to a very hot audience, the Vaudevillains achieved a very moment in their career, as they defeated Blake and Murphy for the NXT Tag Team Championship at the Takeover event in Brooklyn. The fans were squarely behind Aiden English and Simon Gotch, who had surprised the audience by bringing out Blue Pants to counteract the threat of Alexa Bliss.
August 22, 2015
Another of the lesser discussed Summerslam spoilers is the one involving the Intercontinental championship. Much of the internet wrestling community is not very interested in the match, even though the performers are putting on good efforts. Despite some concerns about him being injury prone, Ryback is expected to walk out of the pay per view as the titleholder.
August 21, 2015
Since she is now working full time on the main roster, the popular belief is that Sasha Banks will be dropping the NXT Divas Championship this upcoming weekend at the Takeover event in Brooklyn. She claims otherwise. Sasha acknowledged that people have been predicting a title loss for her, but she denied it by saying that there are bigger plans in the works by WWE that fans are not privy to at the moment.
August 21, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Kevin Owens is going to be winning the NXT Heavyweight Championship back from Finn Balor. A possible reason for the speculation is that fans in attendance at the taping saw Owens carrying around the belt. There is a possibility that his character simply stole the belt from Balor in order to annoy him. Owens is penciled in as a permanent member of the main roster.
August 16, 2015
As many of you already know, Jeff Jarrett has been building up working relationships with wrestling promotions from around the world. His latest partnership might come in the form of OMEGA, the promotion that is owned and operated by Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy. Jarrett allowed two of their performers to work a championship match at a GFW live event.
August 16, 2015
Chavo Guerrero revealed an interesting backstage story about Eddie Guerrero. He stated that his uncle was pretty upset when WWE dropped him down the card after taking away the world heavyweight championship. Guerrero felt that he should have been working against Triple H and Shawn Michaels in programs. Instead, management used him to put over Luther Reigns.
August 15, 2015