In a rather interesting move, WWE is now encouraging fans that attend live events to dress up as their favorite wrestlers and legends. This comes shortly after Vince McMahon grew irate over Dwayne Johnson breaking away from the script on a recent episode of Monday Night Raw and putting focus on fans that were dressed as Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan, the latter of which has been banned from the company because of racial comments.
February 9, 2016
When it comes to making appearances on the independent wrestling circuit, Sting isn't usually one of the faces that you're going to see at these events. Well, the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame inductee has decided to sign on for three shows with Big Time Wrestling. One of the events will also feature former WCW star Lex Luger, which means that the reunion could make the event much more successful than normal.
February 9, 2016
As of you may already know, WWE is currently doing a tour of India. There was a little bit of backlash towards the promotion, though, as advocate groups wants the live events banned due to an on screen incident back in 1998 where Kurt Angle grabbed the Indian flag and blew his nose in it. World Wrestling Entertainment issued a public apology and suggested that the idea behind the segment belonged to Angle himself.
January 18, 2016
Over the weekend, Tommy Dreamer worked live events for WWE in Charleston and Canton. After that, he should be done with the company for the time being. The belief is that Dreamer will return to TNA and work backstage at Impact Wrestling. Tommy is said to be leaving World Wrestling Entertainment on really good terms, so it would not be impossible to see him making another return to the promotion some day.
January 17, 2016
Some fans who watched Monday Night Raw were rather upset with Chris Jericho because they believed that the former world heavyweight champion made a racial comment regarding the Usos. Jericho stated that they were his "back of the bus" boys. Well, several WWE stars chimed in on social media and explained that the term was describing wrestlers who partied at the back of the bus after live events.
January 12, 2016
Since Sin Cara is out with a shoulder injury, WWE needed someone for Kalisto to team with during the live events. Management opted to go with El Torito in that role. The two of them worked matches against Los Matadores. The belief is that World Wrestling Entertainment basically went with the choice that would give the children in the audience something to pop for. This tandem is unlikely to be permanent.
January 10, 2016
To capitalize on Dwayne Johnson making an appearance at Wrestlemania 32, WWE is teasing that a potential match against the Undertaker might be taking place that night in Dallas. The long time rivals would draw in huge numbers. Unfortunately, though, it won't happen unless Johnson can work something out with the studios because their insurance prevents him from getting physical in the ring.
January 2, 2016
Fans in Houston are in for quite the treat. For the very first time ever, Brock Lesnar and Sheamus will be working a match against one another. The bout will take place at a live event at the Toyota Center on January 8, 2016. WWE has been shelling out extra cash to Lesnar as of late so that he can help draw in a big audience to various live events in the bigger markets that they visit.
December 29, 2015
Some details have emerged about the creative writing assistant position that Dewey Foley will be starting in January for WWE. Since this is just a trial period and Foley is still in school, it will not be a full time position. In fact, Dewey will mostly be working from home where he will go over the script with the performers. Once in a while, Foley will be required to attend live events so he can work with the performers in person.
December 6, 2015
While the terrorists threats from ISIS never materialized when WWE hosted the Survivor Series in Atlanta, the company is still taking major precautions because they feel that professional wrestling events are now a target. Vince McMahon has kept true to his words about having an increased security presence at his events. Several fans in Hershey missed out on the opening of the show because of security checks.
December 2, 2015