While professional wrestling is where he makes his bread and butter, Alberto Del Rio has long had an interest in MMA. He has yet to receive the right offer to step back into the ring for a fight. However, he still wanted a way to be involved in the sport. Del Rio has found that way. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to work as an announcer for a promotion in Mexico.
August 26, 2015
With so much more of the spotlight being given to the divas in WWE, it is rather interesting to note that Emma has not received any of the love. That does not look to change in the near future, as management simply views her as a filler right now. Though she is talented, there is not much support backstage to garner a nice push for the gal from Australia.
August 22, 2015
When Bellator 145: Vengeance takes place, one thing that is certain is that Bobby Lashley will be fighting on the show. We just do not know who he will be fighting at the moment because the company has yet to reveal that. The event is taking place at the Scottrade Center in St Louis. Lashley has an MMA career record of 13 victories and just 2 defeats.
August 16, 2015
Forbes magazine listed the top earning women in sports, and Ronda Rousey managed to crack the top ten list. The popular UFC superstar took home approximately $6.5 million. If she is able to somehow sign a contract with WWE to work a match at Wrestlemania, then she will make in one night almost as much as she makes in a year of MMA and endorsements.
August 13, 2015
A war of words erupted yesterday between CM Punk and a UFC fighter named Cathal Pendred, who might be using this to drum up attention for himself. Pendrid mocked Punk for being a former professional wrestler that is simply using his fame to get himself a spot in the biggest MMA promotion on the planet. Punk countered by pointing out that he has made a whole lot more money than Pendred has.
August 12, 2015
When it was revealed earlier in the year that CM Punk had decided to move from Chicago to Milwaukee to be closer to his MMA gym, many had wondered how AJ Lee would react to the situation. Apparently, she is quite the supportive wife. While she might have been reluctant at first, Punk states that AJ absolutely loves their new hometown now.
August 6, 2015
Since they were unable to come to an agreement with the big catch at this moment, GFW has decided to think outside of the box to find themselves a commentator for the upcoming television taping in Las Vegas. Cyrus Fees will be joining Chael Sonnen. His background as an announcer is in MMA, so it will be quite interesting to see how he does in professional wrestling.
July 17, 2015
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
MMA legend Don Frye is quite the opinionated person, and he proved that once again when asked about CM Punk trying to pursue a career in UFC. He stated that it cheapened the sport because the company is going to hand pick opponents for Punk. Frye said that it was more of a reality television show as opposed to the combat sport that he once thrived in.
July 11, 2015
For two whole decades, Lisa Fox Lee worked in WWE. She was a vital team member for Stephanie McMahon. Lisa was so good at her job that she was recently promoted to executive vice president and placed under the command of Vince McMahon. That change did not work out too well because the company has now decided to fire her.
July 10, 2015