When asked for his opinions by the Sporting News, Frank Mir did not hesitate to say that he was disappointed that Brock Lesnar chose to stay with WWE instead of going back to UFC. The former world heavyweight champion felt that a rematch between the two would draw huge money for the promotion. Mir firmly states that he believes that Lesnar is quite the marketing asset for MMA.
July 15, 2015
A big change might be needed for the Intercontinental Championship match at Elimination Chamber, as news has now leaked that Rusev was injured during the Smackdown taping on Tuesday. He worked a match against Ryback. The Bulgaria born wrestler was spotted in a wheelchair, while wearing a cast on his right leg and holding crutches. WWE has not made an official announcement in regards to the situation yet.
May 27, 2015
Some good news and bad news for the Usos. The good news is that Jey Uso successfully underwent surgery to repair a lot of injuries to his body. The bad news is that he is now required to miss approximately six months of action. That means that their involvement in the tag team division has to be halted. WWE might still use Jimmy Uso as a singles performer, but he will more than likely be relegated to working low profile matches.
April 14, 2015
ABC News has now reported the cause of death for Perro Aguayo, a huge wrestling star in Mexico. It has now been revealed that he suffered three fractured vertebrae during the match. There are still conflicting reports, however, on when he actually died. Some are saying that he passed away while still in the arena, while others are saying that he still had vital signs at the hospital. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.
March 26, 2015
It looks like Bobby Lashley will continue to have multiple avenues of income for at least another year. News coming out of Bellator is that a new contract has been reached. The promotion has been pretty pleased with the results that Lashley has been producing. He has fought twice for them and won both match. In terms of his career, the former world heavyweight champion has won 10 of 12 matches due to stoppage.
March 21, 2015
Earlier in the year, Eddie Edwards suffered a broken foot while doing a match on Impact Wrestling. That caused TNA to really think about the future of the tag team championship. Well, it looks like they have received a bit of good news in that department. Edwards opted against having surgery. He found another method of rehabilitation. Things are going well enough to where he could be back in the ring around May.
March 13, 2015
Bad news for those of you that are still holding out hope that we will get to see the Undertaker before his high profile match against Bray Wyatt at Wrestlemania. WWE has no plans of doing that right now. The hope by management is that fans will subscribe to their online service to get a glimpse of the legendary performer since his big streak ending loss to Brock Lesnar at the pay per view last year. Giving him away for free is not something planned.
March 11, 2015
While the internet wrestling community has been on the edge of their seats while keeping up with all the news surrounding Brock Lesnar, the legendary Antonio Inoki is listening just as intently. He still has plans on contacting the heavyweight champion to see what he wants to do after his contract with WWE expires. While Lesnar is unlikely to sign a long term deal, Inoki would love to pay him big bucks for a couple of matches in the summer.
March 3, 2015
Some good news for Zack Ryder fans across the country. You can now have the opportunity to watch him at live events in your hometown again. The longtime WWE star noted through social media that this was the first time that he was back on the road touring with the company since the beginning of November. Ryder has worked a couple of televised matches during that stretch, but he has spent much of his time off the road for whatever reasons.
March 2, 2015
Some good news for Yoshi Tatsu. For the past ten plus weeks, he had been wearing a protective halo around his head due to injuries suffered during a match against AJ Styles in New Japan. Tatsu revealed to fans through social media that he has now been allowed to have that removed. The road to recovery is still a long one, however, as the former WWE star still has four holes in his skull. He will be inactive for much of this year.
February 16, 2015