Back in 1990, Jesse Ventura sued Vince McMahon for royalties on the home videos that he appeared on. During a recent interview, someone brought up the point that the WWE Network has changed things up a bit, which prompted Ventura to mention that he was going to be contacting his lawyers to see if his quarterly checks need to be adjusted. This is similar to the complaints that CM Punk had before leaving the company.
November 10, 2015
While much of the internet wrestling community is still emotional about the way that CM Punk walked out on WWE, Bret Hart has a different opinion. He completely agrees with how Punk did it. In fact, Hart seemed extremely proud of the former world heavyweight champion for doing that because he feels that Punk stood up for every performer backstage by willingly leaving in order to stand up for what he believes in.
September 3, 2015
During a recent interview, Bobby Lashley stated that a lot of professional wrestling fans are going to be mad when CM Punk makes his UFC debut and actually wins the fight. A lot of WWE fans are still upset with Punk for leaving, so they are being petty by rooting against him doing well in MMA. Lashley is well aware of this, so he is not afraid to speak out.
June 19, 2015
When CM Punk decided to join UFC after leaving WWE, he turned to Brock Lesnar for some advice. The former NCAA champion was quite eager to help. Punk asked Lesnar what the most difficult part of the transition was, so Lesnar told him that the hardest part was letting go. Now that he has trained extensively, Punk realizes that the advice was absolutely sound. He admits to punching too lightly at times because of his pro wrestling background.
March 16, 2015
Long before Mike Bennett and AJ Lee came into their lives respectively, Maria Kanellis and CM Punk were an item. During a recent interview, the former was asked about the latter leaving WWE and signing a contract with UFC. She defended her former boyfriend by stating that his body was beat up quite a bit because he was on the road more than a lot of the other stars. Maria also stated that Punk was not treated as well as some of the other top stars.
February 14, 2015
Since rumors about her retirement have seemingly been floating around every single day since CM Punk walked away from the company, many have been wondering about the status of AJ Lee. Some believe that she will be leaving the industry soon to spend more time with her husband. That has led to questions about her net worth. She is financially comfortable, but not worth anywhere near the $6.5 million that she is reportedly worth.
January 28, 2015
You can expect the rumor mills to be churning very soon, as WWE is set to write AJ Lee off of television. That will lead to a lot of speculations that she will be leaving the company to help her husband, CM Punk, focus on his new career in UFC. In actuality, though, the move is being done because AJ is injured and needs the time off. A big injury angle could be taking place soon, in order to generate even more heat for Nikki Bella and Brie Bella.
December 25, 2014
There are reports circulating right now that AJ Lee will be leaving WWE after the TLC pay per view this upcoming Sunday. Sources are stating that she went a bit off script during Monday Night Raw when she accepted her Slammy award. It supposedly was her way of saying goodbye to the fans. AJ has long been rumored to be leaving the industry to spend more time with her husband, CM Punk, who is now working for UFC. It would make sense for her to move to wherever he decided to train.
December 10, 2014