When Bill DeMott was fired as the head trainer, Matt Bloom took over. WWE has been impressed thus far with what they have seen. However, his true evaluation will not come anytime soon. The current group of guys that have been elevated to the main roster, they are accredited to DeMott since he was in charge. Bloom's skills as a trainer will be determined by the next generation of NXT stars who get promoted to the main roster.
August 25, 2015
Some interesting details have surfaced about the departure of MVP from TNA. While the initial belief was that he left the company on his own accord, which was something that he had been contemplating, reports have now surfaced that he was actually fired over the Hernandez situation. Management blames him for how everything went down with that fiasco.
July 31, 2015
Some new rumors have popped up in regards to Lisa Fox Lee being fired by WWE despite being with the company for nearly two decades. It is being said that Vince McMahon had her released because she was not able to successfully negotiate a contract to acquire the rights to the NWA library. The company wanted to prevent them from being able to create their own online video streaming service.
July 12, 2015
Earlier this month, John Cena mentioned the Funkasaurus gimmick during an episode of Monday Night Raw. Brodus Clay was told of that, and he fired back a bit. He stated that the only difference between Cena and PN News is that Cena was given a push. In case you aren't aware, News was a lower card performer in WCW that had a white rapper gimmick during the early 1990s.
June 29, 2015
There are talks floating around that Vampiro might have just inadvertently saved his own job. Rumors sparked earlier in the year that he was on the verge of being fired by Lucha Underground because his performance on the commentating has not been up to par. However, with TMZ recently picking up on the story of him saving a life at a restaurant, management might want to avoid firing him for fear of the potential bad publicity to follow.
March 24, 2015
In case you have not noticed, accusations against Bill DeMott have not been as vocal as they previously were. Joey Ryan hinted on social media that the WWE legal department might have had something to do with that. He was one of the more vocal of the people who believe that management should have fired DeMott for his inappropriate behavior towards the developmental wrestlers. Ryan has a well known hatred of DeMott.
March 16, 2015
Since it was the first time that NXT held a live event outside of Florida, WWE decided to send a couple of their stars to help draw in the audience. The plan seemingly backfired. While the two of them worked what was said to be an above average match, the audience really laid into Big Show and Ryback. Some of the chants suggested that Show enter early retirement. Others chanted that The Big Guy was overly repetitive in the ring.
March 6, 2015
During his podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Shawn Michaels discussed the story about how he and Marty Jannetty were fired by WWE very early on in their career. He revealed that Vince McMahon had fired the Rockers because of stories that he had heard from others about how wildly they were partying. McMahon was under the belief that the two of them tore up a bar, but Michaels stated that it was simply a matter of a broken glass.
February 15, 2015