WWE stars at Wrestlemania 31 press conference
John Cena, Alberto Del Rio, Sheamus, Mark Henry, Big Show, Fandango, Great Khali, R Truth, Bella Twins, Summer Rae, Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H were all in attendance at the Wrestlemania 31 press conference in Santa Clara.
CM Punk wearing underwear on Monday Night Raw
After Monday Night Raw went off the air, the performers did a Spinerooni competition in the ring. When CM Punk was called back out from the locker room, he didn't bother putting clothes back on, so he walked out in his underwear.
Fandango and Dolph Ziggler doing TLC kickoff match
On Monday Night Raw, WWE announced that Dolph Ziggler and Fandango will be doing the kickoff match at the TLC pay per view. Neither guy has been given much of a push, and there is not a lot of history between the two of them.
Sin Cara and Alberto Del Rio removed from Raw
While management is trying to elevate Sin Cara, WWE opted not to include his match and victory against Alberto Del Rio on the Hulu broadcast of Monday Night Raw, leading some to wonder just how serious they are about this push.
Ultimate Warrior DVD being released
All signs are pointing to WWE working on a brand new Ultimate Warrior DVD, one that will not mock him like the previous one. There are talks that it will be released around Wrestlemania time to coincide with a possible induction ceremony.
Alberto Del Rio suffers concussion
The long list of WWE performers who suffered concussions in 2013 has grown a little bit longer, as Alberto Del Rio has been injured during his match against Sin Cara on Monday Night Raw. The website has reported that he will need time off.
Cameron leaving WWE soon
Many are under the belief that Cameron will not be sticking around with WWE for the long run. Since she's focused on her reality television career and music career, the feeling is that she is simply using the industry to get to the next level.
TNA not interested in Kassius Ohno
TNA has shown very little to no interest in signing Kassius Ohno, the former ROH star who was recently released by WWE. That does not come as a surprise, though, as the TNA front office is currently slowing things down for the holidays.
AJ Styles posts farewell message
AJ Styles posted a message on Twitter, which stated that he is choosing to move on and leave things behind him. The belief is that he is referring to his failed negotiations with TNA and his upcoming departure from the company.
Brock Lesnar not at Monday Night Raw
While there were some chatter amongst fans about a potential return last night, there were never any plans within WWE to have Brock Lesnar showing up at Monday Night Raw. As of right now, he's got the rest of the year off.
Vince McMahon announcing WWE Network
Word going around right now that is the big announcement from Vince McMahon in January is going to be the official launch date of the long rumored WWE Network. A press conference has been scheduled in Las Vegas next month.
Shawn Michaels wins Double Cross of the Year
To further promote his teased rivalry with Daniel Bryan, Shawn Michaels was presented with the Double Cross of the Year award on Monday Night Raw. A potential match between the two at Wrestlemania is still being discussed.
Bobby Lashley not returning to wrestling
The feeling within the wrestling industry is that Bobby Lashley won't be returning any time soon. While a UFC stint seems highly unlikely, the former WWE star is doing well enough in MMA to keep pursuing his career in the sport.
Daniel Bryan wins Superstar of the Year
On Monday Night Raw, Daniel Bryan was presented with the Superstar of the Year award as rumored. It was a widely praised move backstage, and the fact that the event was held in Washington made it that much easier of a decision.
Bret Hart at Monday Night Raw
One of the reasons why WWE contacted Bret Hart to present a Slammy award on Monday Night Raw was because they needed a familiar former world champion to take part in the final segment of the show.
Bella Twins win Diva of the Year
On Monday Night Raw, Nikki Bella and Brie Bella were presented with the Diva of the Year award. The crowd was rather indifferent towards the two of them, as they were giving their quick acceptance speech.
Jim Duggan in a lot of pain
While his shoulder surgery was a success, Jim Duggan is in a lot of pain at the moment. The former WWE star was supposed to post some pictures on Twitter to update his fans, but someone had to post an explanation instead.
Stephanie McMahon building a house
While rumors are starting to swirl as to why Stephanie McMahon is selling a large portion of her shares in WWE, it is simply a matter of her wanting to build a permanent home for her kids to grow up in.
Alexander Rusev working WWE shows
Alexander Rusev has been traveling and working with WWE this week, as the developmental wrestler worked a match against Zack Ryder at a live event in Spokane. Management enabled him to pick up the victory over the veteran.
Chris Jericho leaning towards music over WWE
At this point in his life, it is being said that Chris Jericho is leaning more towards music than professional wrestling, so that does not bode too well for people hoping that he would be making a return to WWE in early 2014.
Wrestlemania 31 in California
Vince McMahon has announced that Wrestlemania 31 will be held at the brand new Levi's Stadium, which is still being built for the San Francisco 49ers, in Santa Clara, California. The $1.3 billion venue will be state of the art.
Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards making sacrifices
Since they're not allowed to work elsewhere during their trial period with NXT, Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards are making quite the sacrifice in order to get a chance at being permanently picked up by WWE.
Stacy Keibler working for NFL
The NFL and VH1 have hired Stacy Keibler and Nick Cannon to host a series of concerts leading up to the Super Bowl, which is being held at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey this year. The game will be played on February 2, 2014.
Kurt Angle: TNA wants star in India
"We want to promote wrestling in India. I think we are going to become successful and the most effective way to promote in India is to see who the next talent from India is. TNA is looking for a wrestler here from India. We are going to obviously have a competition and we will see whom we can get from here. The best thing to do for the country is to recruit from the country. Our first step is to see whom we can get, what wrestler we can get from India to be part of our roster."
Daniel Bryan possibly winning Superstar of the Year
There are talks that WWE will have Daniel Bryan winning the Superstar of the Year award during Monday Night Raw, so that they can further tease a potential match against Shawn Michaels, who happens to be presenting tonight.
Eve Torres en route to Monday Night Raw
Through her Twitter account, Eve Torres revealed that she was on her way to Seattle, where the former WWE star and current self defense trainer would be presenting the Diva of the Year award on Monday Night Raw.
WWE announces nominees for Beard of the Year
There is a Beard of the Year category at the Slammy Awards at Monday Night Raw, and the nominees are Daniel Bryan, the Wyatt Family, Damien Sandow and Zeb Colter.
Backstage heat on Sargent Slaughter
There are those within WWE that are really upset with Sargent Slaughter right now because of his comments during a recent interview about the company not treating and utilizing Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler properly.
Big E Langston safe in WWE
The belief is that Big E Langston has a really safe position within WWE because of his real life relationship with John Cena. Many feel that management will give him a decent push in order to appease the World Heavyweight Champion.
Extending the Bray Wyatt and Daniel Bryan story line
One of the ideas being thrown around backstage in WWE is to have extend the story line between Bray Wyatt and Daniel Bryan to the point where the two of them can work a big match at Wrestlemania 30.
AJ Styles working outside of TNA
Word going around the industry right now is that AJ Styles is already accepting booking for independent wrestling shows through his agent. His contract with TNA is set to expire in the middle of December and no new agreement has been reached.
Dixie Carter contacts Billy Corgan
"Since we have been in business going on 12 years now, this has been an ongoing (speculation), Oh, we’re going out of business. We’re not going to make it. Ever since we started, people were taking odds on how long we would last. This last time I think a lot of it was perpetuated by a story that Billy Corgan from Smashing Pumpkins was going to buy it. I texted Billy and I said, 'Oh really, so you’re going to buy my company? Are you excited? That’s cool.' And he said, ‘Oh, don’t you love rumors.'"
Kurt Angle meets Ted DiBiase
Kurt Angle recently ran into "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase on a flight. The TNA star stated that he was always a big fan of the WWE legend.
Jo Jo Offerman has new boyfriend
Jo Jo Offerman, who was once romantically linked to Randy Orton, now has a new boyfriend. She posted a picture of him on Twitter recently and stated that he was the best boyfriend that a girl could ask for.
Sin Cara contract ending this month
The contract that Sin Cara signed with WWE is set to expire at the end of December, and management is leaning towards letting the performer leave while retaining the rights to utilize the character with Hunico.
CM Punk needs Wrestlemania opponent
One of the biggest reasons why WWE is considering a rematch between CM Punk and Triple H at Wrestlemania is because the company does not have a fresh top level opponent for the Straight Edge Superstar.
Shaul Guerrero managing Mason Ryan
WWE has decided to put Shaul Guerrero, the daughter of Eddie Guerrero and Vickie Guerrero, with Mason Ryan and Jason Jordan as their manager down in NXT.
Mick Foley cheats during fruitcake eating competition
WWE legend Mick Foley had initially won a fruitcake eating competition in Indiana on Saturday afternoon, but the judges disqualified him when it was discovered that he was hiding some food in his napkin and pockets.
Kassius Ohno not returning to WWE
While the company has publicly left the door open for a potential return, the belief is that Kassius Ohno has no intentions of ever coming back to WWE, as he feels that management will not give him a fair chance to succeed.
Stephanie McMahon burnt out
One of the reasons why Stephanie McMahon is stepping away from the creative department a bit is because she is burnt out, having held the position for several years with WWE now. She will still throw out ideas to Triple H, however.
Daniel Bryan preparing for life after WWE
While he hopes to be with WWE for several more years, it is being said that Daniel Bryan has wisely been preparing for life after the company. Having struggled through the independent wrestling scene for a decade, he lives rather modestly.
Randy Orton expected to win
Many within WWE are expecting Randy Orton to beat John Cena to capture both belts at the TLC pay per view. The belief is that management will allow Cena to lose the match since it can be done without a pin fall or submission.
Kurt Angle appearing on Indian television show
Kurt Angle will be appearing on an Indian television series called Balveer, where the former TNA World Heavyweight Champion will be fighting Dev Joshi, the lead actor on the show, in the final episode of the season.
Lilian Garcia at Whisky a Go Go
Lilian Garcia and her new band performed at the world famous Whisky a Go Go club in Hollywood last night. She has been taking some time away from WWE as of late to focus on her music career.
Rob Van Dam doing stand up comedy
Rob Van Dam will be performing his stand up comedy routine tonight at Sal's Comedy Hole in Hollywood. It is a birthday event, and the former WWE and ECW champion was invited to participate.
Jeff Hardy not touring with TNA
Speculations about Jeff Hardy leaving TNA have increased, as the former world champion will not be joining the company as they do a tour of England in January. He is also expected to miss at least a couple of episodes of Impact Wrestling as well.
Curtis Axel and Ryback teaming up
Since the creative department doesn't have a story line for either guy, there are talks that Curtis Axel and Ryback could become a more permanent tag team in WWE.
Bret Hart bashes Toronto
"Toronto deserves Rob Ford, they put him in office. Toronto deserves everything it gets. Up in Calgary we've got a more prestigious mayor [Naheed Nenshi]. I think we've got the best mayor in North America."
Tyson Kidd training Eva Marie
Since the company wants to give her a big push, Tyson Kidd has been assigned by WWE to work with Eva Marie. The two of them have done some training together over the last couple of weeks.
Batista and Brooke Hogan in movie together
Batista and Brooke Hogan are both featured in an upcoming movie called LA Slasher. Batista plays an undercover cop, while Hogan plays a reality TV star. The film was initially slated to be released in 2013, but could be pushed back to 2014.