While management still has not made anything official just yet, the belief now is that they are leaning towards Michelle McCool being the host of the returning Total Divas series. They feel that nostalgic fans would love to see her being involved with WWE again. She would also be cheaper than someone like Maria Menounos, a person that would be a dream candidate because she would bring in mainstream media attention to the show.
April 14, 2015
Since he is still a well known and beloved figure in India, the majority of the country believed the Great Khali when he told the mainstream media there that he was going to be making his return to WWE soon. However, the former world heavyweight champion has softened up on that stance quite a bit in a new interview. He stated that he was really busy with his own wrestling school. He also revealed that he would not be at the next Wrestlemania.
April 14, 2015
A lot of the older wrestlers on the independent wrestling circuit like to tell fans that they are returning to WWE soon. Apparently, the Great Khali is one of those guys. He has been telling the mainstream media in India that he is returning to the promotion soon. However, representatives from the company are reportedly denying those rumors. They stated that they have no plans to bring the former world heavyweight champion back into the mix.
April 11, 2015
Earlier in the year, it was reported that the Great Khali has been telling the mainstream media in India that he was returning to WWE soon. It is now being said that he has left his home country for the United States. While there is some skepticism about his intentions, the belief is that the company would welcome him back with open arms because of his value as a marketing asset. He would have to take a considerable pay cut, however.
April 9, 2015
When it comes to having celebrities being involved with their product, WWE absolutely loves it when Maria Menounos is available. Not only does she actually enjoy professional wrestling, but she also brings a good amount of mainstream media coverage. Management is hoping for her to be available for Summerslam, but reports have surfaced that she is either pregnant or trying to get pregnant, which might affect her availability.
April 6, 2015
Since the mainstream media has jumped all over the story, everyone should already know that Ronda Rousey got involved in a Wrestlemania segment with The Rock, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon on Sunday night. A lot of eyes turned to Dana White to see what his reaction would be. Much to the surprise of many that don't know how he truly feels about WWE, White stated that he was pleased with how things worked out for everyone.
March 30, 2015
As of this very moment, it looks like WWE has Adrian Neville penciled in for a promotion to the main roster. The way they're going to do this is by having him winning the NXT tournament and earning a spot in the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal. The front office feels that it would be a good way to introduce him to their mainstream fans. There is even a slight chance that he might be given the win at Wrestlemania as a way to springboard his push.
March 26, 2015
While the move has been well received by the front office, the wrestlers backstage and TNA fans, there hasn't been a lot of buzz about Drew Galloway making his return to the mainstream professional wrestling scene in the United States. Management was hoping that his presence would draw in some WWE fans to Impact Wrestling, but that does not appears to be the case. Galloway is still quite the asset to the promotion, however.
March 22, 2015
Even though he is no longer utilized as an in ring performer, David Otunga is still considered a marketing asset to WWE because he is married to Jennifer Hudson. They do not mind giving him odd jobs here and there because he is able to do the mainstream media tours. A lot of shows still request him more than the other wrestlers because of his relationship. There is a good chance that Otunga will forever remain just an ambassador for the company.
March 14, 2015
To give you an idea of how elated the NXT locker room was when the allegedly abusive Bill DeMott announced his resignation as the head trainer on Friday, there are reports floating around that the developmental compared it to the joyous feeling that encompassed the United States when a Navy SEAL team was successfully able to find and kill notorious terrorist Bin Laden. WWE definitely does not want this story in the mainstream media.
March 7, 2015