Rumors are floating around right now that Undertaker may be bringing back the biker gimmick for his upcoming match at Summerslam against Brock Lesnar. However, the belief is that the speculation was started by people who really are wishing to see the character one more time. WWE has long wanted the Phenom to finish his career with the dead man gimmick.
July 29, 2015
While promoting his new book, JTG agreed to do an interview recently, and he was asked about how black performers were treated in WWE. He stated that the creative department needed to have more diversity among the writers because they simply cannot come up with up to date characters and gimmicks for black performers. He feels that is a market that is severely neglected.
July 29, 2015
Thanks to that special on ESPN, there is a lot more support backstage for Adam Rose. However, management has not pushed him because they simply do not feel that his gimmick connects with the audience. There are now rumors floating around that the creative department might have him change up his character and be the newest member of the Wyatt Family.
July 27, 2015
Due to the controversy that was created by Hulk Hogan this week, Curtis Axel and Damien Sandow are being forced to drop their impersonation gimmicks, which was a key selling point for the duo. During a live event over the weekend, the two of them still were a tag team but they were dressed in generic clothing. They will more than likely be kept off of television until something can be found for them.
July 25, 2015
A post on YouTube where Vince Russo mockingly calls Jeff Jarrett after two years of not talking to one another. The hilarious part is where Russo has to bring back several fond memories from the past in order to jolt the memory of Jarrett. Russo also makes fun of the King of the Mountain gimmick.
July 21, 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
Back when Barry Darsow decided to leave the NWA for WWE, he was told that he would be dropping the Russian gimmick and adopting what we now know as Demolition. He invited Nikita Koloff to make the jump with him and even told him of the new character that he would be portraying. Koloff felt that it seemed like too much of a Road Warriors rip off that he was turned off on the idea. He decided to remain loyal to the company that gave him his start.
May 24, 2015
For the longest time, the internet wrestling community had been yearning for the return of the King of the Ring, as it was one of the most popular gimmicks that WWE has ever done. It finally made a return this year, and Vince McMahon needed a lot of convincing before giving it the green light. It has now been revealed that he actually hates tournament. The belief is that Wrestlemania 4 did one and produced lackluster numbers.
May 8, 2015