According to Sean Waltman, who made an appearance on the Jim Ross podcast interview show this week, Triple H had to fight tooth and nails with Vince McMahon so that his character could take a beating from Roman Reigns on the Monday Night Raw after the former Shield member captured the WWE Heavyweight Championship. McMahon apparently didn't want that to happen, but HHH knew that it would turn the audience around.
February 12, 2016
If you're concerned that Dwayne Johnson does not have enough money in the bank, then rest easy. Actor Vin Diesel has officially announced that the final two installments of the wildly popular Fast & Furious series will hit theaters in 2019 and 2021 respectively. While Johnson was not officially part of the announcement, it is highly unlikely that he would not be a part of the two films, as his character is still one of the centerpieces.
February 4, 2016
Despite not being all that impressive in the ring or having that much character development, Braun Strowman is a big focus for WWE officials as they plan out how they want Wrestlemania 32 to unfold. Management really wants him to have a big role on the show. Some are even pushing for him to work a match against Undertaker, which is a pretty prime spot on the card. The front office might opt to protect him by doing a tag team match instead.
February 4, 2016
Since she wanted to honor her father in law, Dusty Rhodes, after he passed away, Brandi Rhodes made a request to WWE officials to have her character name changed from Eden Stiles to Eden Rhodes. Management turned her down. The belief is that the company felt that they have already put in enough resource into her current name and that it would take some work for them to change it to another name.
January 25, 2016
When asked which WWE star is underrated in the humor category, Xavier Woods revealed that Adrian Neville is actually a lot more hilarious in real life than what his character is allowed to portray. Woods and Neville play video games backstage when they are on the road, and Xavier says that Adrian loves to harass players that he defeats. Woods also stated that Neville is relentless when it comes to the trash talking.
January 24, 2016
While doing an interview to promote the upcoming Legends of Wrestling event in Miami, Gangrel revealed that WWE initially had different plans for the Brood. Edge was always going to be in the group, as management believe in his potential from the start. However, rather than Christian, the original spot was supposed to have gone to Christopher Daniels, whose character would fit in with such a stable.
January 14, 2016
While doing an interview with The Independent, Dean Ambrose specifically mentioned that he would love to wrestle a match against Samoa Joe, as that would be something new for his character. Ambrose stated that since he has been around WWE for a while now, he has worked with just about everyone on the main roster. There are currently no plans in place for Joe to be elevated to the main roster any time soon, unfortunately.
January 14, 2016
When asked about the origin of his character, Miz revealed that it is based on Tom Cruise. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion stated that he watched countless interviews of the top actor and picked up on some of the mannerisms. The man legally known as Mike Mizanin stated that he loved how Cruise would be really intense, laugh randomly and revert to being intense in a matter of moments.
January 10, 2016
A rather interesting development is taking place in WWE, and it might leave Devon out in the cold. Management is reportedly looking into the idea of splitting up the Dudley Boyz once again because they want to see if the Bully Ray character, which held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, would do well in World Wrestling Entertainment. The split could happen very soon, maybe even the Royal Rumble.
January 9, 2016