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
In a story that has flown under the radar, it appears that Emma has been demoted by WWE. She appeared on the latest episode of NXT and stated during an interview that she was coming back to the developmental program. She also stated that things did not go exactly as planned on the main roster. The 25 year old wrestler was actually fired by the company after a shoplifting incident, but management decided to bring her back.
January 30, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Vampiro might become the first well known personality to be fired from Lucha Underground. He is currently serving as a color commentator and has been providing management with a good amount of frustrations. The former WCW star is said to be unfamiliar with a lot of the basics of the job. He has even been confused as to who is a heel and who is a face. A change could be coming very soon.
January 29, 2015
After his stint as the world heavyweight champion ended, many wondered if Austin Aries would be given another main event push by TNA. The answer to that was given on Impact Wrestling last night. Aries was awarded a shot at the title, thanks to a Feast or Fired briefcase. It is being said that management wants to give him a big push, even if he does not end up capturing the championship that Bobby Lashley currently owns.
January 24, 2015