Wrestling Revealed

Dwayne Johnson wrestling again

Chris Jericho has already done it. Batista is thinking about doing it. Now, all eyes are on Dwayne Johnson to see if he would be interested in returning to WWE to work a schedule where you only do live events. The answer to that is rather disappointing if you're a big fan. Johnson simply does not have the time to do it because of all the business projects that he has going on at once. There is very little time in between shooting movies as well.
April 22, 2015

Batista returning to WWE

While many were under the impression that we would never see Batista in a WWE ring again, the former world heavyweight champion revealed in an interview that he has considered the possibility of coming back and working a Chris Jericho like schedule, where he only wrestles at live events. The man legally known as Dave Bautista stated that he doesn't like the idea of working television because the front office is too dependent on scripts.
April 22, 2015

Hideo Itami to Japan

When WWE signed Hideo Itami, it wasn't simply because he was a great in ring performer. They signed him because he was well known in Japan. That made him a valuable marketing asset for them. The company is going to capitalize on that in May when they send Itami back to his home country to do some promotional work for the two live events that they are planning to run in July. You can expect Itami to be featured on those shows.
April 22, 2015

New Day gets title shot

As some of you already know, plans change pretty often backstage in WWE. Originally, Kalisto and Sin Cara were supposed to challenge Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro for the tag team championship at Extreme Rules. However, management opted to change things up by giving the match to Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston instead, even though the Lucha Dragons received really nice ovations from the live events during the Europe tour.
April 21, 2015

Tamina back with WWE

When WWE started the first part of their tour of Europe, Tamina Snuka was nowhere to be found. That led to speculations that she was not quite ready to make a return from injury just yet. Tamina appears to be just fine, as she showed up for the second half of the tour. She has been working live events and should be back on television shortly afterwards. No word yet on why she was absent during the beginning half of the tour.
April 16, 2015

NXT selling out

Triple H has to be beaming with pride backstage nowadays. His managerial style has turned NXT into quite the success. It is being said that tickets are selling extremely fast for the live events that he has been promoting. Things have gotten to the point where fans are being turned away at the door, which increases the anticipation even more for the next show. HHH has restored a lot of faith in people about the future of WWE being in good hands.
April 12, 2015

Shinsuke Nakamura to ROH

It is no secret that Daniel Bryan really wants to wrestle his good friend Shinsuke Nakamura at the next Wrestlemania. Well, his friend is coming to the United States to work, but it will not be for WWE. Nakamura has signed on to work a couple of live events for ROH. He will be doing four shows in Philadelphia and Toronto, along with several other stars from New Japan. The belief is that more overseas stars are headed for the show as well.
April 10, 2015

WWE on DirecTV

In a rather interesting move, DirecTV has been in negotiations with WWE to resume airing their pay per view events again. It makes very little sense for Vince McMahon to sign up for that again because he is now using that as a tool to get more subscribers for the Network. Plus, the buy rates were dropping at a pretty marginal scale regardless. While the financial gains would not be a lot, they are more than zero, so this could possibly happen.
April 9, 2015

WWE Network in Japan

In a rather interesting move, WWE is set to launch the Network in Japan. Many are wondering if the company will do well over there because the people of that country have not been really supportive of the product. Management had to rely on Hulk Hogan last time to draw in the audience to their last series of live events. Another thing to keep an eye on is whether or not their online video subscription service can outdraw the one by New Japan.
April 9, 2015

NXT marketing

One of the reasons why Vince McMahon is starting to become a big fan of NXT is the fact that the brand was able to sell out tickets to a live event without needing to promote the matches. That means that fans are simply showing up because they support the brand in whole. WWE live events usually reveal the main event matches that will be taking place on the card. This gives Triple H a bit more leverage when it comes to backstage politics.
April 9, 2015