One of the reasons why WWE put the world heavyweight championship on Sheamus is because they want the fans to root for whoever he is up against. The Celtic Warrior does a pretty decent job of generating heel heat. Plus, a lot of fans aren't keen to the idea of him being in the top spot. Management has noticed that the reaction to Roman Reigns has been a bit warmer because of it.
November 24, 2015
As some of you may already know, Ricardo Rodriguez left WWE because the company refused to give him a chance as a full time in ring performer. He has since worked in Mexico, Puerto Rico and the independent wrestling circuit in the United States in such a capacity. Well, it has now been reported that Rodriguez has accepted a job in India where he is now helping Great Khali train new students.
November 20, 2015
Over the summer, ROH hired Matt Myers Jr to oversee their marketing and branding. Apparently, things did not work out. Myers is leaving the company after less than six months on the job. Joe Koff has yet to make an official announcement on the departure. It has long been felt that Ring of Honor has done a good job of marketing. Their excellent in ring product should have drawn in more fans by now.
November 12, 2015
Regardless of what he chooses to do with his career in professional wrestling, Tyson Kidd will more than likely have that life changing moment be featured heavily on an upcoming season of Total Divas. If he retires, then the producers will focus on his transition from being a wrestler to working a normal job. If he decides to come back, then the focus will be on his safety in the ring.
November 8, 2015
Since the company has changed up their business model and is touring less frequently, the man in charge of those live events has decided to leave TNA. Mike Krewson is no longer the Director of Touring. Rumor has it that he has accepted a general manager job with Baylor University. Dixie Carter has chosen Bob Ryder as his replacement. Ryder is currently working with the talent relations department in TNA.
October 31, 2015
Another person making a return to the ring is Al Snow. He recently revealed through social media that he was now available for booking, and he is willing to travel all over the world if the deal was right. Snow still has a backstage job with TNA, but his schedule with the promotion has been reduced due to the structure of their television taping nowadays. He also might be in the best shape of his career.
October 17, 2015
This has been an extremely tough year for Bill DeMott. Back in March, he lost his job as the head trainer of WWE due to allegations of racism. Now, he is dealing with something much worse. His 20 year old daughter was killed when another driver veered into her lane and crashed head on into her vehicle. She passed away at the scene, while the other driver is fighting for his life at the hospital.
October 12, 2015
As some of you may already know, the official job title for Stephanie McMahon is Chief Branding Officer. She is about to get some help. WWE has created a new vice president position, and that person will be serving directly under Stephanie. The main job responsibility will be to form strategic alliances and partnerships with other organizations that will mutually benefit World Wrestling Entertainment.
October 9, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, Batista has revealed through social media that he has just gotten married to a woman named Sarah Jade. The move caught a lot of fans off guard because the former world heavyweight champion has done a good job of keeping the relationship private. The bride is a pole dancer down in Florida, and this is the third time that the former WWE star has been married in his life.
October 7, 2015