An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015
When asked if he was open to a career in professional wrestling, Cain Velasquez said that it would be something that he might consider down the line. Right now, he is focused on his career in UFC. If Velasquez does choose to make the jump after retiring from MMA, the belief is that WWE would definitely be interested in someone with his level of name value. He has fought Brock Lesnar before, so that match would be a possibility.
April 18, 2015
While a lot of people were under the impression that Brock Lesnar was going to scratch the itch and make a return to MMA, Dana White revealed that he was not very close at all to being able to sign his former world heavyweight champion to a contract. White stated that Lesnar was 38 years old, and the deal that WWE offered to him was simply too lucrative and favorable to resist. White still continues to have nothing but positive things to say about Lesnar.
April 17, 2015
Bobby Lashley is getting a chance to avenge a previous loss in MMA. Bellator has revealed that he is going to be facing James Thompson in a rematch on June 19. The event will take place in St Louis. Since that is only two months away, you can expect Lashley to scale back his commitment to TNA, so that he can start training full time. Fortunately for him, the front office is very supportive of his mixed martial arts career.
April 13, 2015
As many of you already know, Kane announced last week that there would be a divas battle royal to determine a top contender for Nikki Bella and the Divas Championship. WWE has now announced the ten females who will be competing in the match. Alicia Fox, Brie Bella, Cameron, Emma, Naomi, Natalya, Paige, Rosa Mendes and Summer Rae will all be fighting to see who gets the coveted title shot at Extreme Rules.
April 12, 2015