Through social media, Cody Rhodes teased fans with something special during a Wrestlemania Axxess event on Thursday. He mentioned that it was something that will help honor Dusty Rhodes for years to come. The belief is that WWE will be unveiling a statue of the American Dream. A part of the weekend is said to be an honor to Rhodes, who was made quite a name for himself in the various Texas territories before making it big.
March 27, 2016
While the media is under the impression that Sting has retired as an in ring performer, the former WCW World Heavyweight Champion feels differently. When asked by TMZ about his status, the man legally known as Steve Borden flat out stated that he was not retired. He didn't stick around long enough to answer any follow up questions, so his status for Wrestlemania 32 is still unknown. Sting also refused to answer a question about Hulk Hogan.
March 20, 2016
When AJ Styles first showed up in WWE, he didn't immediately use the finishing move that he made world famous. That led many to believe that management was not allowing him to do the Styles Clash. It turns out that there were some hesitancy backstage in regards to allowing that move to be used. Vince McMahon apparently found out that Yoshi Tatsu was once seriously injured when the finisher was botched during a match in Japan.
March 3, 2016
In a move that may cause him to be resented immediately by his peers, Shinsuke Nakamura is being paid as much money as some of the main event guys on the main WWE roster. That might not sit well with NXT stars because developmental wrestlers are heavily underpaid. Some may be fine with what Nakamura is being paid because they know that he is a big name star from New Japan and might be a major draw for that country.
February 25, 2016
One of the most disappointed people in regards to the early retirement of Daniel Bryan from WWE was Shinsuke Nakamura. The two of them are very close friends. Nakamura flat out told the media in Japan that he was leaving the country and moving to the United States so that he can have an opportunity to work against Bryan. That was one of the biggest reasons why he was willing to walk away from New Japan and sign with World Wrestling Entertainment.
February 18, 2016
The mainstream media has once again made mention of WWE, and this time it is because of Kanye West. The rapper was throwing a huge launch party for his new clothing line and wanted famous faces to be there. Among those that he invited were Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan. Kanye also stated that he wanted every awesome wrestler to be invited. Neither Hogan nor Flair attended the party, but David Otunga showed up with Jennifer Hudson.
February 12, 2016
Once again, Tammy Sytch is in the news. The former WWE diva revealed on social media that she is back in the hospital again for pancreatitis issues, which stemmed from her years of abusing alcohol. Interestingly enough, she advertised for a show this upcoming weekend. That has led to some suspicion that she is purposely skipping out on the appearance. It might have to do with the fact that she was recently paid handsomely for a sex tape.
February 12, 2016
As some of you may already know, Chris Masters has worked matches for AAA over the past year. Recently, he was injured while doing a show with them. Masters was a bit upset, so he took to social media to reveal that the promotion didn't give him a penny to help with the injury. Knowing that it would completely sever his relationship with the company, Masters wisely took down the status update.
February 12, 2016
When asked by a fan through social media if he would be in the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania 32 this year, Chris Jericho flat out stated that there was no chance in hell of that happening. The belief is that the former world heavyweight champion wants a regular match on the main card, preferably with someone younger and newer that he can put over. Jericho has a decent amount of backstage clout with WWE officials.
February 4, 2016