As many of you already know, John Cena is expected to take some time away from WWE in the near future. That means that there will be an empty spot for someone on the roster to try to claim during his absence. It is being said that many backstage are pushing for Dean Ambrose to be given that chance. The one thing that might get in the way of that is that it might be too soon to do a rematch with Seth Rollins.
October 6, 2015
During a recent interview, Seth Rollins revealed that Joey Mercury was the person that was responsible for getting him a developmental contract with WWE. The world heavyweight champion also revealed that Mercury was also instrumental in getting a deal done for Dean Ambrose. Your backstage stroke in the company rises tremendously if you are able to find two main event performers from the independent wrestling circuit.
September 27, 2015
Earlier in the month, the internet wrestling community was surprised when Kane was revealed as a potential candidate to be the mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. Some more fuel was added to the fire today, as it has now been confirmed that the former world heavyweight champion is indeed backstage at the pay per view. His return is expected to take place soon.
September 20, 2015
Earlier in the year, Tom Prichard revealed in a non malicious manner that Seth Rollins was getting a bigger push in WWE because he was better at being a backstage politician than Dean Ambrose. Word going around is that Ambrose is simply not political at all. He enjoys wrestling, and he probably hopes that his hard work and connection with the audience will bring the big push by itself.
August 14, 2015
All three members of the Shield were trained by Tom Prichard, so when he speaks about them, he has a lot more insights than the fans do. The legendary trainer revealed recently that a major reason why Seth Rollins is being pushed more in WWE than Dean Ambrose is because the former is a much better backstage politician than the latter. Prichard was not being malicious with those comments.
July 26, 2015
When you watch Dean Ambrose coming out to the ring each and every week to perform, it is easy to see how passionate he is about professional wrestling based on how much he throws his body around. That has caused some concerns backstage in WWE. During a recent interview, Booker T flat out stated that he was not sure how long Ambrose is going to last in this industry if he does not change his style up to be a bit safer to his body.
May 23, 2015
Over the past several months, Dean Ambrose has been losing a good amount of momentum, despite being one of the better performers in WWE. Management wants to help him turn things back around, so the idea of a heel turn is being tossed around backstage. Ambrose would do so during the main event of Payback. He would then join the Authority, which should cause quite a reaction from the audience because they like him a lot as a face.
May 9, 2015
While the company has frowned upon certain relationships backstage before, WWE is quite pleased that Dean Ambrose and Renee Young are a real life couple. The feeling is that being with the former United States Heavyweight Champion might convince her to stick around. There are those in the company that are still concerned that a major media outlet is going to come in and swoop her away. Outside inquiries have taken place in the past.
March 20, 2015
When a potential feud was in the works between the two, Dean Ambrose and Mick Foley decided to work everyone into thinking that there was legitimate backstage heat between the two. They did such a great job that even a few of the WWE superstars fell for it. Mark Henry, in particular, was one of those who felt that Ambrose was disrespecting a legend like Foley. Henry even offered to fight Ambrose backstage as a sign of respect towards his longtime friend.
December 26, 2014
Considering the stature that he has reached, it is understandable that Chris Jericho has a lot of clout backstage in WWE. He often times gets to choose the opponent that he wants to work with. Bray Wyatt was a handpicked choice. During a recent interview, the former world heavyweight champion listed three more wrestlers that he wants to work with when he makes his next return. Jericho listed Daniel Bryan, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose as the three.
December 10, 2014