Through social media, Cody Rhodes teased fans with something special during a Wrestlemania Axxess event on Thursday. He mentioned that it was something that will help honor Dusty Rhodes for years to come. The belief is that WWE will be unveiling a statue of the American Dream. A part of the weekend is said to be an honor to Rhodes, who was made quite a name for himself in the various Texas territories before making it big.
March 27, 2016
On Monday Night Raw, a rumored induction for the hall of fame has been confirmed. WWE announced that Stan Hansen will be honored in Dallas during Wrestlemania 32 weekend. On the surface, the company is telling fans that Hansen is being inducted because of his connection to the state of Texas. However, those within the industry know that Stan is being inducted because they wanted to draw in fans from Japan to the WWE Network.
March 22, 2016
After Monday Night Raw went off the air, Braun Strowman worked a dark match against Dolph Ziggler, Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns. During the match, Luke Harper suffered some sort of knee injury. However, the bigger news was the fact that Strowman was punched in the face by a fan. Security were quick to jump in and remove the fan from the arena. WWE has had several issues over the past years with fans attacking wrestlers.
March 22, 2016
When asked recently if he still has the WWE Hall of Fame ring given to him by Hulk Hogan during a story line, Abyss revealed that he gave that back as soon as the program was over. Some fans are still under the belief that it was a legitimate gift. During the interview, the long time member of TNA also stated that he does not regret turning down the contract that World Wrestling Entertainment offered him. A match with Undertaker was also offered.
March 13, 2016
When asked recently for his opinions on how WWE utilizes Roman Reigns, Jim Ross stated that he felt that management has miscast another performer. The legendary commentator stated that he does not know how World Wrestling Entertainment feels about Reigns being booed by fans because he is no longer with the company. Ross feels that the fans would not have turned on Reigns if he wasn't being pushed too hard. Fans resented him for that.
March 13, 2016
The working relationship between Mr Anderson and TNA appears to be over. According to reports, the company released the former world heavyweight champion due to his behavior backstage at a recent television taping. No further details from that situation have been revealed. Fans at independent wrestling live event were witnesses to Anderson trashing the company. No word yet on what he plans on doing with his career next.
March 10, 2016
When the official announcement was initially made, many were under the belief that WWE would have Ric Flair inducting Sting into their hall of fame at Wrestlemania 32 weekend. It made a lot of sense on several levels. For starters, the two of them had one of the greatest rivalries in the history of professional wrestling. Flair helped put Sting on the map. The move also makes sense because Flair is a great talker and is still popular with fans.
March 4, 2016
For the past few days, Finn Balor has been teasing fans with something big that might finally make its debut on Monday Night Raw this week. The belief is that it will be a modified version of the Bullet Club stable. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows are both now contractually cleared to work for WWE. A big debut of a globally popular stable could help the promotion build up even more momentum heading into Wrestlemania in April.
February 27, 2016
While many wrestling fans are thrilled that Shane McMahon has finally made his much anticipated return to WWE, that feeling of joy might soon be gone because reports have surfaced that he doesn't plan to stick around after his match at Wrestlemania with the Undertaker. This is designed to be a short term deal, and McMahon still wants to continue to make his mark on the business world. Another potential return hasn't been ruled out yet.
February 25, 2016