As many of you already know, Miz was pegged as a replacement for Hulk Hogan on Tough Enough. Now, word has come out that Shawn Michaels has signed on to become the special guest general manager when WWE does a couple of live events in Australia next month. There were rumors that Ric Flair was in line for both gigs, but he could not come to an agreement with the front office.
July 29, 2015
There is a Legends of Wrestling event taking place on June 7, and all eyes will be on that because people want to know if the Scott Steiner rumors are true. There are reports floating around that the promoter of the show decided to pull Steiner after the controversial incident that he had at the airport with the wife of Hulk Hogan. If other promoters follow suit, then that could have quite the adverse affect on his ability to make a living.
April 10, 2015
A couple of legends from Japan were in consideration for a hall of fame induction at Wrestlemania this year. WWE opted to go with Tatsumi Fujinami because of his connection with Ric Flair. Rumors have it that some in the front office wanted to wait on inducting Masahiro Chono. They feel that it would be best to include him in the same class as when they induct Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash again. Chono was an nWo member.
March 22, 2015
If you live in New York, tonight is a special occasion at Madison Square Garden. WWE is running a live event, and the theme of the show is Hulk Hogan appreciation night. That means that you will get multiple chances throughout the night to see the legend in person. Management is also bringing in his nWo partners, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall, for the event. There are also rumors that Ric Flair and other performers could be brought in as well.
February 27, 2015
While an official announcement has not been made yet, Hulk Hogan is expected to be named as the person to induct Randy Savage into the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania weekend. The belief is that management will go this route, in order to ensure that the mainstream media coverage will be there. Rumors about the Savage induction was enough to garner the attention of TMZ, so Hogan should be able to draw in a bit of people.
January 12, 2015