While the internet wrestling community has been mocking TNA for putting the world heavyweight championship on Matt Hardy, there are rumors floating around that the reign might not last all that long. There are those that believe that the move was simply done to put more heat on Ethan Carter. The story would play out where Carter finds a way to take the belt back through some sort of scripted legal methods.
October 6, 2015
The headache continues for Jimmy Snuka. He is scheduled to be in court for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. The legendary WWE star is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and third degree murder. Snuka is basically being accused of being involved in the death of his girlfriend back in 1983 when he was a big name star. It should be a long legal battle for the 71 year old, whose health has deteriorated tremendously.
October 5, 2015
It's been a long time since we last heard about someone violating the wellness policy in WWE. Hornswoggle has broken that streak. The company released an official statement on the matter. They revealed that the man legally known as Dylan Postl is not allowed to work for the company in any capacity for the next thirty days. That means that this is his first violation.
September 28, 2015
For a long time there, Vince McMahon was accused of not doing enough to protect his performers in the ring. Whenever an incident with a fan would take place, WWE generally did not go after the individual with their strong legal department. That opened the door for others to jump the rails or throw things into the ring. After the latest incident with Roman Reigns at Night of Champions, management has now decided to add more security to live events.
September 28, 2015
In a rather interesting interview, Smash stated that he felt that Demolition was a much bigger attraction than the Road Warriors, the team that they were accused of emulating. The man legally known as Barry Darsow reasoned that he and Ax worked the bigger New York territory, so that made them more relevant than Hawk and Animal, who mostly worked the southern territories for years.
September 27, 2015
As a sign that WWE might actually be very serious this time around about the security of their performers, a jail sentence has been handed to the fan that entered the ring illegally on Night of Champions to stand behind Roman Reigns. Sadly, the intruder was a 37 year old grown man and not a teenager. Oscar Ramirez has pleaded guilty to the charges and will be spending ten days in jail.
September 22, 2015
A controversial thing happened at an independent wrestling show in North Carolina recently. Gunner was working a match that night. In the audience was a fan who had been bashing him through social media for quite some time now. The person started chanting that he was a TNA reject. Conflicting reports state that the man legally known as Chad Lail kicked the fan in the chest. Lail claims it was in retaliation.
September 10, 2015
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