From the very moment that GFW was announced, various names in the industry have been attached to rumors about possibly joining the new promotion. One name that was off the radar has actually become the biggest name to join. Eric Bischoff and Jeff Jarrett revealed that they were finalizing negotiations, so that the former will be able to help the latter run the company. Considering their combined resumes, this is a major step forward.
April 27, 2015
There is a little backstage heat on Alundra Blayze because of her induction speech at the hall of fame. WWE is said to be upset with her because she used adult language, which forces the company to censor the version that they show to the younger audience. Management is also upset with her because she put over Eric Bischoff, who is still considered the enemy even though he spent a good amount of time working for the promotion.
April 1, 2015
When asked about why Aces and Eights died down, Devon mentioned that a big reason for their demise was because the creator of the stable was no longer allowed to provide feedback in the creative department. While he refused to mention the name of the person that came up with the idea, the longstanding belief was that it was Eric Bischoff. Not coincidentally, TNA removed Bischoff from the creative department around that point in time.
April 1, 2015
During a recent interview with Jason Hervey, some details were revealed about the time that Eric Bischoff tried to purchase WCW. Contrary to popular beliefs, Vince McMahon did not end up buying the rights to the promotion because he won a bidding war. McMahon simply ended up with the deal because Bischoff and Fusient Media backed off once the network stated there would be no time slot for wrestling. Bischoff had investors already lined up.
February 24, 2015
When asked about WCW, Bret Hart had some unkind words towards Eric Bischoff. The man, who has claimed that he has learned to let go of negative things during his wrestling career, stated that the company was run by a bunch of idiots. He specifically stated that Bischoff lied to him about every single thing. Hart feels that Bischoff screwed up big time because he did not use him as the centerpiece and top star of the promotion.
February 6, 2015
While he has been telling fans that he is only doing live events, this could be another case of Chris Jericho working the internet wrestling community again. The former WWE champion is actually scheduled for an event with Eric Bischoff in Philadelphia on the same day of the Royal Rumble. The venue is just minutes away from the Wells Fargo Center, which means that Jericho would have plenty of time to get to the pay per view.
January 21, 2015
During a recent Submission Radio interview, Goldberg revealed some interesting facts about his choices when he decided to become a professional wrestler. He stated that he did have contact with Jim Ross and Vince McMahon, but he did not like the way that the meeting went. McMahon still offered him a contract as a performer. The former world heavyweight champion then decided to contact Eric Bischoff and sign with WCW instead.
January 20, 2015