Wrestling Revealed

Hulk Hogan

WWE worried about Hayes

When the racial controversy involving Hulk Hogan erupted, WWE was extremely worried about the blow back that might come their way. By quickly cutting ties with Hogan, they managed to cushion the blow a bit. While management will never admit it, the belief was that the company was internally worried that the Michael Hayes situation would come back to light in the mainstream media.
August 1, 2015
Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper cause of death

Initially, when word spread that Roddy Piper had died, the mainstream media stated that it was due to natural causes. Those reports have now been updated. The former United States Heavyweight Champion actually passed away in his sleep because of a heart attack. His family members reiterated that the legendary performer was free of cancer at the time of his death.
July 31, 2015
James Storm

James Storm leaves TNA

After more than a dozen years with the company, James Storm has announced through social media that he is leaving TNA. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he finished up his final obligations by filming a couple episodes of Impact Wrestling this week. Storm also stated that he is not done with professional wrestling and will pursue opportunities in other areas.
July 31, 2015
Chael Sonnen

Baroni and Sonnen wrestling

In what might prove to be a brilliant marketing move, GFW appears to be setting up a match between Phil Baroni and Chael Sonnen, both of whom achieved stardom in UFC. A match like this would easily generate interest from the mainstream media, especially all the major sports outlet. Baroni has been training at a wrestling school owned by D-Lo Brown.
July 31, 2015
ODB

ROH womens division

ROH has decided to finally get with the times. It has been revealed that the promotion is starting up an actual women's division soon. Taeler Hendrix revealed this through her social media account. The company already has ODB, Maria Kanellis and Veda Scott on the roster, but it is expected that they will be bringing more depth on board.
July 30, 2015
Eric Bischoff

Bischoff defends McMahon

While some fans are emotionally acting out against WWE for being so quick to fire Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, who happens to be a good friend of Hogan, defended Vince McMahon for his decision. He mentioned that a publicly traded company has to be sensitive towards their fans, investors, advertisers, board members, mainstream media and others. It was a necessary move to make.
July 30, 2015
AJ Lee

AJ Lee meets with studio

We might have a clue as to what AJ Lee plans on doing with her career next. The former diva revealed through social media that she met with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, which was founded by noted wrestling fan Seth Green, who happens to be working on a cartoon for WWE at the moment. AJ could be trying to venture into Hollywood soon.
July 30, 2015
Sting

Sting and Stephen Amell

There is an interesting rumor floating around right now that WWE is considering the possibility of having Sting and Stephen Amell, both of whom portray vigilante characters on television, teaming up to take on Stardust and Miz, who portrays a cocky Hollywood actor character at Summerslam. That would generate quite the mainstream media attention for the company.
July 28, 2015
Hulk Hogan

Kevin Nash defends Hulk Hogan

Count Kevin Nash as someone that does not believe that Hulk Hogan is a racist. The former took to social media to defend a friend that he has been around for the past 23 years of his life. Nash stated that they have been involved in a variety situation during that long stretch of time, and he has never once heard Hogan use a racial slur in person.
July 27, 2015
CM Punk

Punk avoids Hogan question

While he had no qualms about discussing the topic through social media, CM Punk opted for the high road when asked about the Hulk Hogan controversy during a questions and answers session with UFC fans this week. The former world heavyweight champion playfully mocked Hogan online by referencing an old Booker T interview and the much maligned Bill Cosby, another 80s icon.
July 26, 2015