Down the line, Kane is eventually going to be doing a baby face turn. However, management is not eager to pull the trigger on that just yet because they feel that the character is quite useful in his current role. They will be doing the long build up by constantly teasing it before it back. Glen Jacobs is said to be quite rejuvenated and revitalized by portraying a new character after years of playing the Big Red Machine character.
May 22, 2015
Since he has long been known as one of the mot controversial characters in all of professional wrestling, the belief was that Scott Steiner would not be joining another major promotion again. However, it appears that his close relationship with Jeff Jarrett has proven that to be wrong. GFW has signed Steiner and added him to their roster. While there is a slight chance he may wrestle, the belief is that he will simply be doing appearances for them.
May 19, 2015
As a sign of how bad the situation is for Daniel Bryan, reports have now surfaced that WWE has discussed internally a new backstage role that he could fill. Management wants to keep him around because he is still popular. Plus, they still have upcoming merchandise for him that needs to be promoted. There are talks of Bryan being an on screen character, but there is no confirmation that he would be interested in such a role.
May 13, 2015
During a recent interview the Des Moines Register, Seth Rollins revealed the reason why he chose Davenport, Iowa as his hometown. He stated that it enables him to disconnect from the world when he is not on the road with WWE. He stated that since it is such a small town, he can separate himself from the character that he plays on television. Rollin believes that doing that is crucial for his health, as some performers remain in character at all times.
May 10, 2015
For years now, the creative department has had a reputation of wanting to amuse Vince McMahon with on screen stuff. Their latest efforts reportedly is the return of the Mega Powers. This time, though, it will not feature Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage. Rather, it will be Curtis Axel playing the role of Hogan, while Damien Sandow plays the role of Savage. Sandow recently debut his new Macho Mandow character at a live event.
May 7, 2015
Before Adam Rose made his debut on the main roster in WWE, he spent four years as Leo Kruger in NXT. It was one of the more popular characters down in development. Now that ESPN has ran a documentary on Rose, several fans are yearning for the Kruger character to make a return. Rose found out about the demand, so he took to social media to drum up even more support from the fans, so that he can convince management to make the change.
May 7, 2015
There are people backstage in WWE that believe that Bayley can be a tremendous asset to the main roster in the near future. The thinking is that she will be a fan favorite of the younger demographic because of how playful her character is. That might enable her to sell toys and other merchandise for the company, which is a trait that the front office loves. Since she is also gorgeous, she should be able to attract older men as well.
April 29, 2015
As some of you may have seen on Impact Wrestling, Taryn Terrell did a heel turn and introduced a new stable called the Dollhouse (with Mia Yim and Marti Belle). The trio attacked Awesome Kong to help Taryn retain the belt. That has led many to wonder what Kong would do next. There are rumors floating around that TNA is considering a face turn for her. She would debut a kinder and gentler version of her character.
April 27, 2015
One of the more interesting things that were revealed by CM Punk during his convention appearance over the weekend was the fact that he has already auditioned for a role in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. He refused to reveal which character he was trying out for, however. Punk wants to add movie star to his resume that already includes professional wrestler, mixed martial arts fighter and comic book writer.
April 26, 2015