If you're one of those that fans that are hoping that Kazuchika Okada follows Shinsuke Nakamura to WWE, then you're out of luck. The reigning IWGP World Heavyweight Champion stated to a wrestling magazine in Japan that he will never sign with World Wrestling Entertainment. The move could be a public relations thing, however, as NJPW recently lost four of their biggest stars. The statement might have been made to appease concerned fans.
February 9, 2016
Despite being 70 years old, Vince McMahon has a workout schedule that is way more intense that people who are half his age. Through a Muscle & Fitness magazine interview, McMahon revealed that he works out seven days a week. Vince will sometimes work out twice on a day where he knows that his hectic WWE schedule is going to prevent him from being able to squeeze in a session on a particular day.
January 7, 2016
During a recent segment on the WWE Network, Charlotte revealed that she was initially very reluctant to get into professional wrestling because she does not feel that she is pretty enough to be a diva. She noted that she used to watch several of the girls be beautiful enough to be chosen for Playboy magazine. Charlotte never felt that she was on that level when it comes to attractiveness.
November 15, 2015
In a move that will surely annoy the internet wrestling community, Pro Wrestling Illustrated has listed Nikki Bella as the top female wrestler on the PWI 50. On screen achievements carries a lot of weight when the magazine staff compiles the list every year. A lot of fans, however, are under the assumption that the list is about who the best female performer in the world is.
November 4, 2015
Before the internet became a household thing, professional wrestling fans had to rely on a series of magazines written by Bill Apter. Word has come out that his source within the industry was actually Jim Ross. When asked about this, the legendary WWE commentator stated that he did provide some insider information to Apter. However, he trusted that Apter was respectful enough to the business to know what to publish.
October 20, 2015
A magazine called Vice recently published an article where the author claims that The Rock is to males what Beyonce is to females. He noted that he would die a happy man if his death came at the hands of a punch from the former world heavyweight champion. The author supported his comparison by stating that both entertainers are widely respected and sometimes worshiped by fans.
October 17, 2015
The odds of a WWE diva appearing in Playboy magazine in the near future are extremely slim. However, the belief is that the editors of that publication would love to have Charlotte posing in an issue. Not only is she pretty easy on the eyes, but the fact that she is the daughter of Ric Flair, whose name value is still mainstream, makes her that much more appealing. No contact between the two companies is expected.
October 1, 2015
Over the weekend, Forbes magazine published an article that speculated that Steve Austin was going to be working a dream match against Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. It didn't take long for word to get back to the Texas Rattlesnake. He immediately took to social media to deny the reports. Austin bluntly stated that his name should be removed from the rumor mill because it is not going to be happening.
September 27, 2015