During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Abyss revealed some details about how close he came to signing with WWE back in 2006. John Laurinaitis had an offer on the table, but he backed out of the deal at the very last minute because he did not want to leave TNA after spending so many years there. Abyss also revealed to Ross that there were plans for him to feud with Undertaker and work a big match together at Wrestlemania.
November 11, 2015
In one of the more heartwarming moments, WWE did Hornswoggle a huge favor. During a live event in his hometown of Green Bay, Road Dogg and John Laurinaitis decided to use their backstage power and allow the diminutive performer to work a match against Heath Slater, which he won. The man legally known as Dylan Postl was also allowed to bring his son to the ring.
August 19, 2015
A former WWE writer has revealed a new wrinkle in the backstage feud between Triple H and CM Punk. During a podcast interview, Court Bauer stated that when Punk was working a tryout match for the company, HHH and Shawn Michaels were completely ripping him backstage. They joked harshly about his look and his performance in front of Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis, who was the head of talent relations at the time.
February 6, 2015