When the announcement was made that Jushin Liger was going to be working a live event in Brooklyn for NXT, some speculations were made that there was a lot more to the story since the masked legend works for New Japan. William Regal took to social media to explain to the internet wrestling community that it was simply a matter of him calling someone that he has known for three decades for a favor.
July 18, 2015
In a rather surprising bit of news, WWE has announced that Jushin Liger is going to be wrestling against Tyler Breeze at an upcoming NXT live event. The masked legend from Japan is tied to New Japan, which has a business partnership with ROH. That has led to speculations that there could be some bad blood between World Wrestling Entertainment and Ring of Honor soon.
July 17, 2015
Ever the businessman, Rey Mysterio has added a new source of income for himself and his family. The popular masked superstar has signed a deal with Paramount Pictures in Mexico, where he will film introductions that will be aired before the movie is shown in theaters. He has been linked to films such as Terminator, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mission Impossible and Transformers.
June 26, 2015
When the tragic incident with Perro Aguayo took place, Rey Mysterio received quite a bit of death threats down in Mexico, so he avoided the country for a bit. He is now preparing to make his return there. Mysterio will return to CRASH next month. He is working a show on May 7, 2015 in Mexicali and a show on May 9, 2015 in Ensenada. A lot of people in the industry will be curious to see how the audience reacts to the masked superstar.
April 16, 2015
With rumors swirling that the company has been late on paying the performers, Manik decided to step up and defend TNA. He stated that he has been receiving his payments on time. The masked star also noted how wrestlers would not stick around if they were not being paid because their traavel expenses add up pretty quickly. If management were not able to pay them, then they more than likely would leave to work the indies.
April 14, 2015
Chris Sabin made his surprise return to ROH recently, and he did it in a big way. In the main event of a television taping, Frankie Kazarian and Christopher Daniels defeated reDRagon for the tag team championship. A masked man got involved in the action, and when the reveal took place, it turned out to be Sabin. The three former TNA stars have formed a new stable called KRD, which stands for Knights of the Rising Dawn.
April 5, 2015
Those that watched the latest episode of Monday Night Raw heard Sting finally speak since joining WWE. Kind of. The vignette featured a voice that fans were not familiar with. It was actually the voice of Steve Borden, but the production crew altered that because they want to save his real voice for Wrestlemania. The idea was inspired by the Black Scorpion character, the masked performer who ended up being revealed as Ric Flair.
March 10, 2015
Many within the industry felt that WWE purposely kept Rey Mysterio off of television for as long as they could. That would explain why management opted to renew his contract, even though there were no plans to utilize him in a story line or a feud. The belief is that the company kept the masked performer in the background because they wanted to limit the impact that he would have on the next promotion that he signed on with.
March 5, 2015