Since he has not been with the company for too long, a lot of fans were disappointed that Samoa Joe was not going to be in WWE 2K16. However, the producers of the video game have rectified that situation by creating a downloadable version of his character. The former world heavyweight champion is one of five characters that will be included in the Future Stars Pack, which is available for $7.99.
October 7, 2015
During a recent interview, Scott Hall revealed that there were once plans for his character to break the leg of Randy Savage and retire the legend from the ring. However, those plans were changed because the Ultimate Warrior walked away from a scheduled tag team match that was to feature Hall and Ric Flair going up against Warrior and Savage. Instead, Curt Hennig was given a spot in the match, and everything changed.
September 23, 2015
Everything that we have seen with Lana and Rusev over the past couple of months could be thrown into the trash can soon. WWE has evaluated their characters after the two of them were split on screen. Management feels that both characters have lost a good amount of connection with the audience, despite the blonde bombshell still getting some cheers nightly. The two of them could be reunited in the near future.
September 17, 2015
When Adam Rose first made his debut on the main roster in WWE, fans took notice because he had a party guy gimmick with a unique entrance. That character failed to connect with the audience, so management is now having him do a gimmick where he ruins the party. Rose has been working on that gimmick, and it should be making a proper debut on Monday Night Raw in the near future.
September 16, 2015
Now that WWE realizes that the character is not going to be able to move up the ladder much, management has decided to do a gimmick change for Bo Dallas. Word going around is that he is not going to completely start over from scratch. Elements of his current character will still remain. However, there is going to be a bit more seriousness to him, so fans will buy him as a threat.
September 8, 2015
While the internet wrestling community marked out because of all the new faces, Chris Jericho has a different opinion on how WWE is handling the divas division. He feels that there is just too many things going on at once. The former world heavyweight champion stated that the girls are not being allowed to showcase their characters and abilities because everyone was brought up from NXT at the same time.
September 7, 2015
An independent filmmaker is doing a movie called Slaw, which is a parody of the horror flick Saw. He has decided to use professional wrestlers to help make things a bit more interesting. Kevin Nash is the most familiar face among the bunch. He will be joined by the infamous Glacier, a WCW character that is still ridiculed by fans today. Also on the film will be the Bullet Club.
September 5, 2015
As many of you already know, there has been a bit of a controversy in the United States over the use of the Confederate flag. Steve Austin and Ric Flair recently had a podcast discussion about how that affects professional wrestling. Both men believe that the controversy over the flag should not prevent the Fabulous Freebirds, a team that utilized that flag as part of their character, from being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
September 4, 2015
Since there are many within the internet wrestling community that cannot see past his heel character, there is a lot of unfair criticism towards Seth Rollins. Some are saying that he is a bad performer because he cheats to win. Fortunately, though, the people at Pro Wrestling Illustrated are smarter than that. They have ranked Rollins as the top guy in their annual PWI 500 listing.
September 3, 2015
On Monday Night Raw this week, Bray Wyatt shocked the world when he introduced a brand new member of the Wyatt Family. However, Braun Strowman might not be the newest member for long. WWE has had internal discussions about finally bringing the Sister Abigail character to life. She has been mentioned since the start of the stable. No word yet on which diva will be chosen for the part.
August 26, 2015