Back in 2012, Bushido Road purchased New Japan and put it under their corporate umbrella. It turned out to be a wise investment, as company president Takaaki Kidani has revealed that revenue has doubled in that time. That is good news for guys like AJ Styles, Young Bucks, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows and others because it means that the company will be able to continue to use them.
August 27, 2015
There are sectors of the internet wrestling community that really cannot handle change. Kane is fully aware of this because he still gets a good amount of fans that tell him that he has ruined his legacy by switching over to the corporate puppet character. Glen Jacobs defends himself by stating that when you are in WWE for as long as he has been, you need to prove that you can add wrinkles to your character to keep it interesting.
May 24, 2015
WWE is really going all out for Triple H in regards to the special entrance that he is going to make at Wrestlemania during his match against Sting. Management decided to incorporate Arnold Schwarzenegger by having HHH doing a Terminator themed routine. There are reports that he is actually going to include footage from the upcoming edition of that film series. Schwarzeneger himself might be involved in the entrance as well.
March 26, 2015
Rather than being a corporate puppet, Daniel Bryan decided to express his opinions during an interview recently. He confirmed that he was indeed disappointed at how the Royal Rumble played out. The former world heavyweight champion also stated that he was more disappointed than the fans were. Bryan states that WWE usually has the top matches booked for Wrestlemania, so it was disappointed to be lost in the shuffle during card placement.
March 11, 2015
It looks like Triple H is going to be spending a lot less time at the corporate office in Stamford. WWE has announced that they are creating a new executive position and is immediately hiring. The new Vice President of Operations is going to work out of the headquarters and will report directly to the Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative. That happens to be HHH, who is expected to be more hands on with the product now.
February 12, 2015
During a recent interview, Dixie Carter revealed yet anther reason why TNA opted to sign a new television contract with Destination America. One of the things that the network promised was that they would be more supportive than Spike TV was. Part of their plan is to promote Impact Wrestling on the other channels that are under their corporate umbrella. That means that the promotion will be advertised across approximately a dozen channels.
January 6, 2015