For the majority of his career, Kevin Owens was unknown to the mainstream media. After escaping from the independent wrestling circuit and joining WWE, he is quite known, so much that Rolling Stones magazine has listed him as the wrestler of the year thus far. Management has to be quite pleased with this situation.
July 1, 2015
After a series of negotiations, it appears that Gunner and TNA have decided to part ways. The former world television champion announced through social media that was he accepting booking on the independent wrestling circuit now. While there seems to be some slight resentment, he professional opted to thanks everyone that he worked with.
June 20, 2015
Thanks to the success of Samoa Joe, Kevin Owens and Finn Balor, the road has been paved for independent wrestling veterans to make their way over to WWE. During a recent interview, Christopher Daniels stated that he is interested in following in their footsteps. However, he revealed that he is currently contractually obligated to ROH.
June 15, 2015
It appears that Scott Hall has lost the trust of WWE that he worked so hard and so long to regain. Management had planned on doing a DVD for the entire Kliq, and they were even going to do a reunion show. However, now that Hall has caused some trouble at an independent wrestling show, the front office does not feel that it would be a good move to have him around. They are simply going to sell the documentary and nothing more.
June 5, 2015
During a recent interview, Kevin Owens revealed that Al Snow is not a very big fan of ROH. He mentioned that Snow once attended one of the shows when Owens was still working for the promotion. While he did not hear the words himself, Owens stated that the fans in the audience had informed him that Snow basically ripped every single match that he watched. Snow has a history of being against the independent style of wrestling.
May 31, 2015