While the media is under the impression that Sting has retired as an in ring performer, the former WCW World Heavyweight Champion feels differently. When asked by TMZ about his status, the man legally known as Steve Borden flat out stated that he was not retired. He didn't stick around long enough to answer any follow up questions, so his status for Wrestlemania 32 is still unknown. Sting also refused to answer a question about Hulk Hogan.
March 20, 2016
It appears that WWE might have silently changed their policy on inducting performers who are dead into their hall of fame. The latest announcement has the Big Boss Man being honored during Wrestlemania 32 weekend. The man legally known as Ray Traylor passed away in 2004. World Wrestling Entertainment is also honoring Buddy Roberts and Terry Gordy. Generally, the company tries to keep posthumous inductions to a minimum.
March 7, 2016
Some very sad news to report from Japan. Wrestling legend Hayabusa has been found dead. Early reports are saying that he passed away from a subarachnoid hemorrhage. The man known legally as Eiji Ezaki was just 47 years old. Ezaki had been bound to a wheelchair for more than a decade after suffering a horrific injury during a wrestling match. Some may remember Hayabusa from a series of matches that he did for ECW.
March 4, 2016
For those of you that are wondering, Christian is still under contract with WWE. The former world heavyweight champion has been sidelined for quite some time because of injury concerns, and there is a very good chance that he will never wrestle against for World Wrestling Entertainment. The man legally known as Jay Reso is still making money from the company but not nearly as much as it would be if he were actually on tour.
January 22, 2016
When asked during a recent interview about his future in professional wrestling, Shawn Hernandez opted to divert attention to the fact that he is currently filming movies and television shows. The former TNA star also stated that he was not legally allowed to discuss the ugly contract situation that he and Lucha Underground were involved in last year. All that Hernandez could confirm was that the two sides are no longer working together.
January 12, 2016
When asked about the origin of his character, Miz revealed that it is based on Tom Cruise. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion stated that he watched countless interviews of the top actor and picked up on some of the mannerisms. The man legally known as Mike Mizanin stated that he loved how Cruise would be really intense, laugh randomly and revert to being intense in a matter of moments.
January 10, 2016
When asked by Chris Jericho on his podcast show, Raven stated that he would never return to WWE because he does not want to be in a situation where he cannot do what he wants creatively. The former ECW Heavyweight Champion also stated that the odds of the company even being interested in his return are astronomically slim. The man legally known as Scott Levy enjoys the freedom that he has now.
November 29, 2015
When Bram recently made headlines for a domestic dispute incident, it brought the personal life of Charlotte into the limelight. It was then that the internet wrestling community discovered that she was no longer in a relationship with Bram. Fans also discovered that her divorce was not finalized yet. Well, reports have now surfaced that the two of them are legally divorced as of October 29.
November 3, 2015
On Halloween night, Jerry Lawler was involved in a head on collision with another vehicle. After handing out cookies with his girlfriend, the hall of fame performer decided to go out for pizza before returning home to watch college football. As Lawler was legally making a left turn, another vehicle plowed into the front passenger side of his car. Lawler was fine, but his girlfriend ended up in the emergency room for four hours.
November 1, 2015
While walking through the airport in Los Angeles, Kane was approached by TMZ reporters. They filmed a quick interview with him. The publication asked the former world heavyweight champion on his thoughts about Ronda Rousey being a performer on WWE. Being a veteran performer and a company man, the man legally known as Glenn Jacobs said that she would do great as a wrestler.
October 27, 2015