A lot of professional wrestlers try their hands at acting at some point in their careers. MVP does not want to follow those footsteps. Instead, he wants to be more like Chris Jericho. The former WWE United States Heavyweight Champion stated that he is inspired by Jericho and wants to start his own hardcore band before he is too old to do so. Montel Vontavious Porter wants to be known as the "black Henry Rollins".
January 2, 2016
While doing a podcast interview, MVP revealed a very telling backstage story about Batista. The former United States Heavyweight Champion stated that the Guardians of the Galaxy star once went to Vince McMahon to get him to change the outcome of a match because Batista did not want to see MVP losing a third consecutive match to him and losing whatever momentum that he had with the audience.
December 30, 2015
Even though he has long known as someone that likes to surprise the internet wrestling community, there is a widespread belief that MVP has left TNA after the former United States Heavyweight Champion posted a couple of messages on social media. There is a chance that he could be taking some time away from the promotion before making a comeback later on in the year.
July 18, 2015
When the news broke that ROH was picked up by Destination America, MVP was one of the first ones to respond via social media. He appeared to be rather upset about the situation and even posted information on how to book him, leaving fans to wonder if he was going to be walking away from TNA. The former United States Heavyweight Champion stated that he might have jumped to conclusion and reacted a little too quickly.
May 28, 2015
The payoff for the Revolution stable led by James Storm might be coming very soon. With Kurt Angle being pushed as the top star in TNA again, he is going to need some heel challengers for his world heavyweight championship. MVP is obviously going to be one of those foes. Another person discussed is Storm, who is long overdue for another run in the main event. His ever growing stable would be an imposing challenge for Angle.
March 22, 2015
It looks like MVP has found himself a new home in professional wrestling. The official announcement has been made in regards to him signing a new contract to remain with TNA for at least another year. The former United States Heavyweight Champion has been quite pleased with how the company has been utilizing him since he started with them. His status with the company had been a bit of a question mark with Samoa Joe leaving.
March 15, 2015