WWE revealed that Daniel Bryan might not be healthy enough to work his scheduled match against Wade Barrett at Extreme Rules on Sunday night. A replacement match was being discussed, and rumors are now saying that it will be a match between Bray Wyatt and Ryback. If Bryan is healthy enough to work, then the pay per view proceeds as normal. Wyatt would then get his much needed big win at Payback the following month.
April 21, 2015
While everyone is definitely concerned about his health, many backstage in WWE are questioning Daniel Bryan for his decision to not undergo additional surgery to repair his neck. For whatever reasons, he has opted against doing that. Bryan recently stated that age could be catching up to him because he feels that it has taken him longer to get back into a groove this time around. He is still expected to work Extreme Rules, however.
April 18, 2015
As a sign of how seriously concerned WWE is about the health of Daniel Bryan, the company has now confirmed that he was sent home early from the tour of Europe. He worked a tag team match with John Cena during the Smackdown taping. The front office then put him on a plane, so that he can go home and recover. Officials are saying that it is a precautionary move. No word yet on when Bryan will be heading back on the road to work.
April 15, 2015
There is a lot of concern backstage in WWE over the health of Daniel Bryan. It is being said that his previous injuries are really having an effect on him. Some feel that he never fully recovered during his time off. Management is going to allow him to continue working to see if he can fight through it. However, the plan is to protect him as much as possible in matches. That is why we will see fewer singles matches from the former world champion.
April 14, 2015
Now that he is the world heavyweight champion, Seth Rollins is going to find that life is a bit different when you are sitting on top of WWE. Management reportedly is instructing him to change up his in ring style a bit. They want him to take less bumps because they want to maintain his health during his reign. Officials hate it when their top champion has to take time off because it throws off all of their plans for the upcoming months.
April 1, 2015
There is still a good amount of concern backstage for Daniel Bryan. Some people feel that his long term health is in jeopardy because he refuses to have the type of neck surgery that WWE would rather have him do. There are even those that are comparing the situation to what the front office had to deal with Kurt Angle several years back. A big push will be hard to come by if Bryan does not have the trust of management in his corner.
March 27, 2015
It appears that Eva Marie has regained her health, as she has started doing in ring training again. Rather than working out at the performance center, however, she has opted to stay in California and work at a local school. WWE might be allowing that because the school is owned by Brian Kendrick, who recently made a return to the company by working a match on NXT. No word yet on when Eva will be back on the road for the weekly tours.
March 27, 2015
According to the Great Khali himself, a return to WWE is in the works. He told the media in India that he has been working hard on recovering from surgery to his right leg. He states that he is now healthy enough to get back in the ring. Some believe that he might just be working the public, though, as he stated that he will some day make a return at Wrestlemania and defeat the Undertaker at the pay per view, which is highly unlikely.
March 10, 2015
Now that he has been freed from his contract with WWE, Rey Mysterio is looking forward to getting back in the ring. Since the company paid him to sit at home, the masked performer is said to be in good health again. With so many options out there, Mysterio is going to have a tough time choosing. His first stop, however, should be an easy choice. AAA will more than likely bring in Mysterio for a couple of special appearances very soon.
February 26, 2015
Now that he is sober and a lot healthier than he has been in decades, Jake Roberts is itching to get back into the wrestling ring. During a recent interview, he stated that he would love to have one final match on the big stage. He specifically picked out Wrestlemania in Dallas next year as the location. When asked which performer he would like to work with in that final match, Roberts did not hesitate to choose Bray Wyatt, as he is a big fan.
February 20, 2015