In a bit of news that is sure going to spark some speculation, Sarita has announced that she will be leaving CMLL, her home promotion in Mexico. Her last show for them will be on September 18, which is an anniversary show. Since the woman legally known as Sarah Stock has been helping to train performers in WWE, rumors are saying that she could finally be receiving a full time job with them.
August 26, 2015
As if the legal department in WWE wasn't already swamped with work, they are now being forced to deal with a multi million lawsuit against CTH, their broadcasting partner in Thailand and Malaysia. The network has stopped paying their fees to World Wrestling Entertainment, and that does not sit well with Vince McMahon. The deal runs for multiple years, and the total value is nearly $25 million.
August 21, 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
In an update on that GoFundMe campaign by Virgil to have fans donate enough money to him so that he can become a millionaire, things are not looking all that good. Thus far, 31 people have donated money in the amount of $375. That amount includes a $100 donation from an anonymous source. The man legally known as Mike Jones will be lucky to break $1000.
August 1, 2015
Meek Mill has been making the news as of late because of his beef with Drake. The rapper now has another enemy in WWE. According to TMZ, the company is none too pleased that the rapper used a portion of the Undertaker theme song in a track. The use was not authorized whatsoever, so the promotion is looking into legal actions.
August 1, 2015
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