In one of the more heartwarming moments, WWE did Hornswoggle a huge favor. During a live event in his hometown of Green Bay, Road Dogg and John Laurinaitis decided to use their backstage power and allow the diminutive performer to work a match against Heath Slater, which he won. The man legally known as Dylan Postl was also allowed to bring his son to the ring.
August 19, 2015
When it was revealed earlier in the year that CM Punk had decided to move from Chicago to Milwaukee to be closer to his MMA gym, many had wondered how AJ Lee would react to the situation. Apparently, she is quite the supportive wife. While she might have been reluctant at first, Punk states that AJ absolutely loves their new hometown now.
August 6, 2015
In a sign that he is committing even more of himself into his UFC career, it has now been revealed that CM Punk has moved to Milwaukee, so he can be that much closer to the training facilities. That has impressed a lot of people in the industry, including Dana White. For a while there, he was commuting on a daily to the city from his beloved hometown of Chicago.
July 2, 2015
In case you're wondering where Randy Orton has been, the former world heavyweight champion is currently on vacation with his girlfriend. The couple are out somewhere in Bora Bora. WWE, however, still has plans for him at Battleground since it is in his hometown of St Louis. A last minute match against Sheamus is reportedly being discussed.
June 25, 2015
During a recent interview the Des Moines Register, Seth Rollins revealed the reason why he chose Davenport, Iowa as his hometown. He stated that it enables him to disconnect from the world when he is not on the road with WWE. He stated that since it is such a small town, he can separate himself from the character that he plays on television. Rollin believes that doing that is crucial for his health, as some performers remain in character at all times.
May 10, 2015
Many fans automatically assumed that the UFC debut match for CM Punk would take place when the promotion does a pay per view in his hometown of Chicago. It makes all the marketing sense in the world to do that because the audience would more than likely be hot for the former world heavyweight champion. However, during an interview, Punk stated that it was unlikely to happen because the pressure would simply be too much to handle.
April 26, 2015
Those that follow her on social media know that Missy Hyatt is still a weekly watcher of professional wrestling. What they did not know was that she is also a thief. It has now been revealed that the former WCW star was arrested last month in Florida. Missy has been charged with grand theft in her hometown. No word on what item was stolen, but the county classifies grand theft as more than $300 but less than $5000.
April 18, 2015
Since Ireland is one of their stops during the tour of Europe, WWE made sure to bring a hometown hero to help sell the show. Finn Balor was brought along with the main roster. He received a great ovation from the audience as expected. He successfully defeated Adrian Neville in a match. Afterwards Sheamus came out to congratulate his fellow countrymen. However, to play up his new heel character, he turned on Balor and attacked him.
April 10, 2015
Some good news for Zack Ryder fans across the country. You can now have the opportunity to watch him at live events in your hometown again. The longtime WWE star noted through social media that this was the first time that he was back on the road touring with the company since the beginning of November. Ryder has worked a couple of televised matches during that stretch, but he has spent much of his time off the road for whatever reasons.
March 2, 2015