Over the past couple of years, Luis Urive has gone through so many name changes that he might need a reminder in the locker room before he steps out into the arena. After portraying Sin Cara in WWE, he returned to AAA and was known as Myzteziz. Some controversy arose and he was forced to change his moniker once again. Urive is now going by the name of Caristico, which is a play on his original Mistico name.
January 11, 2016
One of the most popular wrestlers in Japan, Tomoaki Honma is currently embroiled in some controversy. His live in girlfriend of 18 years, former wrestler Kiyoko Ichiki, is claiming that he has been physically abusive towards her. Ichiki is claiming that the abuse started when the couple ran into a former girlfriend of Honma at a restaurant. Tomoaki is claiming self defense, stating that Ichiki is the one being violent.
December 5, 2015
When asked recently about the time that he created quite the controversy on social media by saying that wrestling was fake, Dana White was quick to give credit to Steve Austin for saving him from fans who bashed him for three straight weeks. The bashing subsided tremendously after Austin posted a message explaining what White really meant when he said those comments.
November 23, 2015
As expected, WWE issued an official statement on the controversy segment that played out at the end of Monday Night Raw last week. The message was kept very basic and short, but management essentially stated that it was Charlotte that pushed for the mentioning of her dead brother by Paige. Those close to the diva are refuting that notion because they feel that it was not up to her.
November 19, 2015
Disturbing new details have emerged from the Hulk Hogan sex tape controversy. It turns out that an employee that works for Bubba the Love Sponge, whose wife Hogan was having sex with in the video, attempted to blackmail Hogan. Matthew Lloyd attempted to get a million dollars in hush money from the WWE legend. Lloyd was unaware that he was being taped by Hogan's lawyer.
November 18, 2015
For years, Bill DeMott and Billy Gunn were staples of the developmental program in WWE. DeMott was fired after a major controversy. Well, now Gunn is following him out the door. Management was forced to fire Gunn after finding out that he was taking performance enhancing drugs for his power lifting career that he was doing on the side. The front office stated that they had no idea he was even doing that.
November 13, 2015
When asked if he would make a return to Lucha Underground, Shawn Hernandez flat out stated that the ship has sailed on that. He has backstage heat with the promotion because of how they handled his contract situation with TNA. Hernandez really wanted to be with a bigger promotion, but he lost that chance when the controversy arose. The belief is that Hernandez will continue to work the independent wrestling circuit.
November 11, 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