During his podcast interview with Steve Austin, Scott Hall revealed that he was never really comfortable when he was doing the nWo gimmick in WWE. He stated that Vince McMahon told him right off the bat that he was willing to do the stable with just Kevin Nash and Hulk Hogan. Hall said that made him uncomfortable. He also mentioned that he knew that McMahon would never really push the New World Order like they should have been.
October 2, 2015
During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Jake Roberts revealed the origin of his Snake nickname. He claims that it was given to him by Paul Orndorff because Roberts kept sneaking behind his back and stealing his ring rats. Orndorff kept calling him a snake, so that nickname stuck. Roberts confessed that the snake gimmick made all of the difference in the world when it comes to his popularity and longevity in the business.
September 18, 2015
When Adam Rose first made his debut on the main roster in WWE, fans took notice because he had a party guy gimmick with a unique entrance. That character failed to connect with the audience, so management is now having him do a gimmick where he ruins the party. Rose has been working on that gimmick, and it should be making a proper debut on Monday Night Raw in the near future.
September 16, 2015
Since the company generally prefers to own the name of their performers, WWE has assigned a new name to Kana now that she has been signed to a developmental contract with NXT. She will now be known as Asuka. The star from Japan will appear during an in ring segment with William Regal, where she will be introduced to fans in the United States. No word yet on what gimmick she will be using.
September 10, 2015
Now that WWE realizes that the character is not going to be able to move up the ladder much, management has decided to do a gimmick change for Bo Dallas. Word going around is that he is not going to completely start over from scratch. Elements of his current character will still remain. However, there is going to be a bit more seriousness to him, so fans will buy him as a threat.
September 8, 2015
As some of you may already know, Los Matadores are in line for a gimmick change, as management wants them to freshen up the tag team division a bit. To further that story line, WWE set things up on Monday Night Raw. The duo attacked long time manager El Torito, which provides the creative department with the opportunity to write him out of the story line in case they cannot come up with something new for him.
September 8, 2015
Later on this month, Los Matadores are going to be packing their bags and heading down to Puerto Rico. They have signed on to work a couple of live events on the island. Carlos Colon owns WWC, so it is a huge favor to the family. It is one of the rare instances where WWE allows their performers to work outside of the company. The two will be getting a gimmick change soon, so management doesn't have much planned for them.
September 6, 2015
Even though they are both solid performers, fans simply have a hard time getting behind Los Matadores. WWE likes having them around because they are reliable and responsible. Management is trying to come up with a gimmick change for the duo, so that they can continue to be useful in the tag team division. That does not necessarily mean that El Torito will be out of a job anytime soon, though.
September 3, 2015
Here is an interesting tidbit on Blackjack Mulligan. Prior to forming their legendary tag team, Mulligan started copying the gimmick of Blackjack Lanza. Shortly after he started doing it, Mulligan contacted Lanza for permission. Lanza told Mulligan that he stole his name, his look and his finishing move. Lanza then asked Mulligan if he wanted to take his manager, Bobby Heenan, as well.
August 22, 2015
One of the top Summerslam spoilers heading into this weekend is that Undertaker will be walking out of the pay per view with a victory. Management wants the two of them to have a third match in this particular series. WWE might even have them working a gimmick match in the final bout. Something like a Hell in a Cell would prove to be quite the draw for the promotion.
August 18, 2015