When TNA did the train angle with Mickie James, they created a bit of controversy, but it got fans talking about their promotion. We now now why the company went that route. Mickie has some upcoming autograph sessions outside the company that were clashing with the Impact Wrestling taping schedule, so management accommodated her schedule.
June 9, 2015
A post on Twitter where Axl Rotten tries to clear up the confusion over comments that he made in regards to death matches. The former ECW star caused a little bit of controversy after his podcast interview with Chris Jericho because the internet wrestling community felt that he was disrespectful towards the thing that propelled his career.
June 9, 2015
Earlier in the year, GFW created a bit of controversy when it announced that Brodus Clay was going to be working the upcoming summer tour of Minor League Baseball stadiums. It was odd that a performer contracted to TNA would be working for a new promotion that was founded by Jeff Jarrett. Apparently, things grew too uncomfortable, as Clay has announced that he has decided to pull out of the tour due to contractual obligations.
June 3, 2015
For the longest time now, Tessa Blanchard aspires to be a diva in WWE. She knows full well that the company is strict about certain things because they are catering to a younger audience. Tessa knows that nudity and controversy are not things the management usually overlooks when it comes to signing people to developmental contracts. That is why she has never posed naked in photo shoots. None are in existence online.
May 6, 2015
Never one to avoid controversy, Vince Russo has drawn the ire of the internet wrestling community yet again. The source of discontent stems from the fact that he took to social media to say that Sami Zayn, who made his debut on Monday Night Raw this week, was not a television star yet. He stated that while the hardcore fans might know of him, the masses just assumed that he was some jobber that was in the ring with John Cena.
May 6, 2015
After eight years with the company, Hector Guerrero has decided to leave TNA. While many will want to hear some controversy regarding the move, it is actually a cordial departure. Guerrero is leaving so that he can focus on a new consulting business that he and his wife have started. While he might no longer be attached to a promotion, he will be accepting booking from various independent wrestling shows across the country.
April 28, 2015
Reports have surfaced that WWE did indeed hold a meeting backstage with all of the performers before they started taping Monday Night Raw. It is being said that management simply instructed the performers to come to the front office if they had any issues with the company. The belief is that Vince McMahon is doing damage control from the Bill DeMott controversy. Performers will more than likely remain the same by mostly being silent.
March 10, 2015
The controversy surrounding Bill DeMott is causing some headaches for WWE. The allegations have now thrown a wrench into their plans for the upcoming season of Tough Enough. In the past, they were able to showcase the intensity and roughness of DeMott as a trainer, but since he is being accused of being a bully by several former developmental wrestlers, management is understandably hesitant to put that on display on national television.
March 5, 2015
Earlier in the year, AJ Lee sparked quite the controversy when she called out Stephanie McMahon about how WWE was treating the divas not as equally as the male performers. During a recent interview with Mark Madden, the former Divas Champion appeared to ease back quite a bit on her claims. AJ stated that the girls were paid fairly, and she also noted how merchandise percentage is the same for the girls as it is for the guys.
March 5, 2015