During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam revealed some rather interesting details about his business relationship with WWE. While he is not officially under contract as a performer, the former world heavyweight champion is not legally allowed to work for TNA or ROH because he has a merchandise deal. RVD states that he intends to make another return some day, but he is in no rush to do so at the moment.
July 31, 2015
During a recent interview, Kamala revealed just how big of a pay difference that a black performer like himself made as opposed to a white performer like Undertaker. When the two of them worked a match at Summerslam in 1992, the man legally known as James Harris stated that he received $13,000, while his opponent made around $500,000 for the night.
July 30, 2015
Earlier in the year, there were rumors that Eric Bischoff was going to sign with GFW and help out on the production side of things. However, since he has legal issues with TNA, Jeff Jarrett may be reluctant to go down that route at this point in time because he has a business relationship with Dixie Carter currently. Things may change down the line, however.
July 29, 2015
Uhaa Nation has been given a new theme song to use in NXT, and it is interesting to note that it is a piece that was utilized on the very first episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on Destination America. Since that could be grounds for a lawsuit, someone might have made a mistake backstage. A change should be expected soon, as the legal department already has their hands full with lawsuits.
July 26, 2015
Not lacking any confidence whatsoever, Virgil feels that he can still be relevant in professional wrestling, and he wants to prove it by teaching Sasha Banks the intricacies of the business. The man legally known as Mike Jones took to social media to offer his services to the diva, but it is unlikely that WWE will allow this to happen.
July 21, 2015
For years, we knew Virgil as the man that played the abused valet to the Million Dollar Man. Now, he wants to become a millionaire himself. The man legally known as Mike Jones has set up a GoFundMe account and is asking his remaining fans to donate money so that he can reach that financial status. Thus far, the campaign has not been much of a success.
July 17, 2015
As if the legal department wasn't busy enough with all the concussion lawsuits from former performers, WWE is now being hit with a lawsuit from a security guard that worked a live event in 2013. Twelve performers who worked that night are being sued, as the man is not entirely sure who hit him with a chair. His belief is that it was Dean Ambrose. His lawyer is reviewing videos to make sure.
July 15, 2015
Now that he is no longer with the company, Gunner is freely talking about why TNA allowed him to leave. For starters, he feels that the company is still trying to trim the budget, so his salary was something that they didn't want on their books. Secondly, the man legally known as Chad Lail feels that he upset management when he complained about not being used properly.
July 15, 2015
Earlier in the month, WWE brought in Sarita, so that she could train the developmental divas at the performance center. Apparently, they were really impressed with her work because management brought the woman legally known as Sarah Stock again this week. This bodes well for her chances of being hired by the company.
June 25, 2015