Whenever there are celebrities involved with professional wrestling, it is usually because of the potential mainstream media attention that they can attract. That proved to be the case for WWE this week when they had international soccer superstar Wayne Rooney doing a segment where he slapped Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw. It drew the attention of ESPN, New York Daily News, CBS Sports, Sky News and many others.
November 11, 2015
In major international wrestling news, Alberto Del Rio has captured the AAA World Heavyweight Championship. He defeated El Texano, Jr, who has held the belt for two years, in the main event of Guerra de Titanes. With the win, Del Rio becomes the first wrestler to ever hold the world championship in AAA, CMLL and WWE. He has long yearned for a return to Mexico because he knew that the promotions down there would push him as a legitimate headliner.
December 8, 2014