During the latest episode of his podcast interview show, Ric Flair revealed that Evolution did not party as much as their characters claimed. He said that the group was pretty tame because the industry had changed over the years. It was nothing like when he was with the Four Horsemen. Flair said that he couldn't convince Triple H to drink a glass of wine even if he offered him a million dollars. Randy Orton and Batista partied a little.
November 23, 2015
When Muhammed Hassan had to be removed from television after a controversial segment with Undertaker, Shawn Daivari was forced to sit on the sidelines. He revealed that Stephanie McMahon approached him shortly afterwards with a patriotic gimmick, where he would have been all about the United States. Daivari said that he was forced to turn it down because it simply would not have made sense for his character.
November 20, 2015
As everyone should already know by now, Batista has a role in the recently released James Bond movie, Spectre. What some might not know is that the former world heavyweight champion has only one line in the movie. The director tried to come up with something profound for the character to say, but in the end, he realized that it really did not fit in with the context of the scene.
November 10, 2015
Since there is a tournament running right now to determine a new world heavyweight champion, many would assume that Bray Wyatt would be one of the contestants since he is one of the more popular characters in WWE. However, that is not the case. Management feels that his story line with the Undertaker and Kane is much more important, so Wyatt is being left out of the tournament.
November 9, 2015
On Friday, Boogeyman told fans through social media that he had signed a legends contract with WWE. The company decided to confirm that today by releasing an official statement. Management believes that his character is still intriguing enough to fans, so he will more than likely be used a bit more frequently at fan access events. Some new merchandise is a possibility as well.
November 7, 2015
During an interview with Rolling Stone, Tyler Breeze revealed some details about the origin of his character. He stated that he knew his real life persona was not something that would be marketing, so he needed a new gimmick. Breeze stated that he turned to Xavier Woods and gave him credit for creating his model persona. Breeze also mentioned that he considered a snowboarder character as well.
November 4, 2015
When the Hulk Hogan controversy erupted, Damien Sandow and Curtis Axel were indirectly punished because their characters could no longer be featured. Sandow is one of the more talented performers in WWE, and he was sitting on the sidelines. Management might be fixing that soon, as there are talks that Sandow could be given his original gimmick back so that he can be featured again.
November 4, 2015
During a recent interview, Kurt Angle revealed some details about the comedic character that he used to portray in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he really enjoyed that part of his career. Angle would have continued being funny, but Vince McMahon put a stop to it. McMahon felt that Angle was worth more money to the company if the fans were taking him seriously.
November 2, 2015