There are rumors floating around right now that Beth Phoenix has been avoiding WWE, which has fueled speculation that there is some sort of backstage heat between the two sides. In reality, though, there is no tension. Beth simply has opted to move to the next chapter in her life and focus on raising a child with Edge. She even paid a visit to see Natalya a couple of years ago when Monday Night Raw was in Toronto.
April 28, 2015
It is no secret that this will be the final contract that Mark Henry signs with WWE as an in ring performer. Both sides acknowledged that his time is coming to an end. However, the widespread belief was that Henry would stick around with the company and work backstage. He said so himself a couple of years back. It looks like the former world heavyweight champion has had a change of heart and wants to try his hand in Hollywood instead.
April 26, 2015
While it is still pretty early on, it appears that the return on investment for Josh Mathews has been a rather good one for TNA. He is doing a tremendous job of being a one man commentating team after the departure of Taz. The company might have been in a bind had it just been Mike Tenay out there by himself. While he is one of the most knowledgeable guys to ever do the job, Tenay is a guy that works much better when there is a color commentator.
April 26, 2015
To prepare fans for the divas match at Extreme Rules, WWE has been utilizing Nikki Bella and Brie Bella as baby faces on television. However, as of right now, management is not committed to doing a full fledged face turn. The reason for that is because they still want Paige to receive her shot at the title when she gets back from filming a movie with Miz. The goal is for her to be the one to remove the belt from Nikki. Naomi is considered a filler for now.
April 25, 2015
In a rather stunning move, WWE has publicly acknowledged the heath condition of Daniel Bryan. Michael Cole and JBL mentioned on Monday Night Raw that the Intercontinental Champion might not be able to defend his title against Wade Barrett at Extreme Rules. Management is having him undergo medical testing this week because they still would love to have him on the card. A replacement match is being discussed in case Bryan cannot work.
April 21, 2015
During a recent podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Edge revealed just how badly his neck was hurting before he was forced to retire from WWE. He stated that when he worked with Batista, he was taking a power bomb every single night. He mentioned that every single time he sold that move, his arms would go numb for several seconds. Adam Copeland confessed that he should have taken that as a sign, but he really did not want to give up the title.
April 3, 2015