Earlier this month, the world was mortified when more than a hundred people in Paris were killed by various terrorist activities. More attacks were expected. A hacker has managed to retrieve plans for further attacks by ISIS. Among the events listed is the Survivor Series, which is taking place in Atlanta on Sunday. Vince McMahon is still planning on holding the event as expected.
November 21, 2015
Since the top of the roster is extremely thin right now, WWE has decided to take some measures to ensure that their live events numbers do not decline too severely. To do that, they have opened up the pocket book and signed Brock Lesnar for a couple of more shows. He has already been announced to work a non televised live event in Houston in January. That might be turned into a WWE Network special.
November 11, 2015
On Friday, Boogeyman told fans through social media that he had signed a legends contract with WWE. The company decided to confirm that today by releasing an official statement. Management believes that his character is still intriguing enough to fans, so he will more than likely be used a bit more frequently at fan access events. Some new merchandise is a possibility as well.
November 7, 2015
Since she is dealing with a neck injury, Nikki Bella has been pulled from the upcoming tour of Europe that WWE is doing this week. While she is staying in the United States to rehab, Alicia Fox will replace her and team up with Brie Bella for these particular set of live events. Management generally brings a lot more of the divas when they go overseas, so the lost of Nikki should not affect business too much.
November 3, 2015
During his podcast interview with Steve Austin, Ryback revealed that his contract with WWE was set to expire next year. From the sound of it, he has every intention of signing another deal to remain with the promotion. Ryback also stated that he was looking into the possibility of getting a tour bus when he is traveling to live events. Usually, management only provides those to the upper level guys.
November 3, 2015
When asked if he was willing to return to WWE, Batista stated that he would gladly do it because he still loves professional wrestling. However, he will not make a return unless the creative department gives him a bit more freedom this time around. Batista also stated that he would love to only work live events, so that he can avoid having to deal with the creative department.
November 2, 2015
Back in August, rumors surfaced that Shawn Daivari was going to be headed to GFW. The only thing holding him back at the time was that he needed to see what the future of Lucha Underground had in store. Now that the promotion is staying in business, Daivari will not be joining Jeff Jarrett in Global Force Wrestling. Daivari has a contract that prevents him from appearing on television for another promotion.
October 31, 2015
Since the company has changed up their business model and is touring less frequently, the man in charge of those live events has decided to leave TNA. Mike Krewson is no longer the Director of Touring. Rumor has it that he has accepted a general manager job with Baylor University. Dixie Carter has chosen Bob Ryder as his replacement. Ryder is currently working with the talent relations department in TNA.
October 31, 2015