While doing a stand up comedy show in Boston, Dolph Ziggler revealed to fans in the audience the reason why he chose to stay with WWE instead of leaving to pursue other options in the industry. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he wanted to finish his career with the company that gave him his start, which sounds like he is simply towing the company line.
June 28, 2015
The belief right now is that Miz and Damien Sandow are going to be splitting soon, but some believe that the front office might be hesitant to break up an act that has been so entertaining. The two performers have developed quite the chemistry, especially in regards to comedy. The big problem for WWE, though, is that they have already started pulling the trigger on that split by increasing the dissension. Going backwards might be difficult.
March 24, 2015
The much talked about Comedy Central roast of Justin Bieber finally took place this past weekend, and a familiar face to WWE fans was in attendance. Dolph Ziggler was spotted at the event, and he even posed for photos that were uploaded to social media. The belief is that management played a part in getting him a spot in the audience, as the network really likes having known people at the show. Ziggler himself is a big fan of comedy.
March 16, 2015
Last week, Jack Swagger was sent over to England to do a promotional tour for WWE. While there, he revealed something rather interesting in an interview. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was interested in transitioning from a career in professional wrestling to one in Hollywood. While he admittedly is not a great actor, Swagger stated that he could learn to be better. He stated that his dream is to star in a comedy.
March 13, 2015
Over the last several weeks, John Gaburick and Dixie Carter have been going down their list and signing performers to new contracts. The latest person to close a deal is Rockstar Spud. He is now signed with TNA for at least another year. Spud is rather happy with the role that he has been given in the company. He was initially brought on board as comedy relief, but management kept their promise about turning him into an actual wrestler.
March 12, 2015
It appears that William Regal has not given up on a career in comedy just yet. He is booked to perform on a couple of events in England next month. Regal was able to find time to work those shows in London and Birmingham because WWE is doing a tour of Europe during the same span. A couple of the wrestlers are expected to be on hand for the performances to show support. Regal has done shows before in the past.
March 4, 2015
Anyone that has been on a social media website over the last couple of days will already know about the incident involving Will Ferrell throwing a basketball at the face of a cheerleader. It was actually a scene that was being filmed for an upcoming comedy featuring the famous actor. For wrestling fans, this is of note because the woman portraying the character being assaulted is none other than TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell.
January 23, 2015
When Dolph Ziggler lost the Intercontinental Championship to Wade Barrett, many were under the impression that the move was done simply because WWE wanted to push Barrett. However, there are now reports floating around that backstage heat might have been involved in the decision. Some are saying that Ziggler is in trouble with management because he booked comedy shows for himself without approval from management.
January 17, 2015