When asked about the origin of his character, Miz revealed that it is based on Tom Cruise. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion stated that he watched countless interviews of the top actor and picked up on some of the mannerisms. The man legally known as Mike Mizanin stated that he loved how Cruise would be really intense, laugh randomly and revert to being intense in a matter of moments.
January 10, 2016
Five years ago, John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a ladder match at TLC to earn himself a shot at the world heavyweight championship. He received that title shot on episode of Monday Night Raw that took place on January 3, 2011. Morrison lost to his former tag team partner, The Miz, in a Falls Count Anywhere match. Today, Morrison wrestles for Lucha Underground and does movies.
December 11, 2015
While it is not getting anywhere near the coverage that the record broken by Nikki Bella recently did, Seth Rollins has placed his name into the WWE record books. Having held the world heavyweight champion for 184 days, he is now the longest reigning titleholder that is also a Money in the Bank winner. Miz held the belt for 160 days, while Kane was champion for 154 days.
September 27, 2015
During his latest podcast interview show, Ric Flair was asked to choose four members of the current WWE roster if the Four Horsemen were to be reborn. His first choice was Dolph Ziggler, whom he says is a great worker. Seth Rollins was his next choice. Flair also chose The Miz because he generates good heel heat. His last choice was Antonio Cesaro, who already has the look of a Horsemen.
August 27, 2015
Originally, the plan by WWE was to have Miz team up with Stardust to take on Stephen Amell and Adrian Neville. However, management had to change up those plans when Ryback was injured and the feud including Big Show was stalled. A replacement was needed, so they decided on Wade Barrett, who really did not have an important program to work, despite being King of the Ring.
August 12, 2015
When word broke out earlier in the day that Daniel Bryan was going to be showing up on Monday Night Raw, there was a lot of speculations from the internet wrestling community that he was going to be announcing his retirement. That is not the case. Instead, the former world heavyweight champion is being allowed by WWE to promote his book as a guest on the Miz talk show.
August 10, 2015
In a rather odd move, Big Show acted very much like a baby face at a live event in Vancouver over the weekend. It makes sense for him to do that against Miz, as they are working a three way feud with Ryback. However, Show went the distance by helping Jimmy Uso to the backstage area. Generally, a heel would just leave the attacked baby face in the ring.
August 10, 2015