If you are one of the many fans who are hoping to see Rey Mysterio back with WWE, there is some potentially good news. During a recent interview, he stated that he was fine with Alberto Del Rio returning to the promotion. Mysterio knows that time is a factor for professional wrestlers, so everyone needs to make their money while they can. He also did not rule out his own return some day.
November 16, 2015
Some sad news to report. Nick Bockwinkel has passed away. The former world heavyweight champion died at the age of 80. Not a lot of details have been released in regards to his death. Bockwinkel is vastly underrated. At one point in time, he was to the AWA what Ric Flair was to the NWA and Hulk Hogan was to WWE. Additional details on his death should be available later in the week.
November 15, 2015
Whenever there are celebrities involved with professional wrestling, it is usually because of the potential mainstream media attention that they can attract. That proved to be the case for WWE this week when they had international soccer superstar Wayne Rooney doing a segment where he slapped Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw. It drew the attention of ESPN, New York Daily News, CBS Sports, Sky News and many others.
November 11, 2015
At a time when WWE needs as many top level stars around as possible, some bad news has been revealed about Randy Orton and his shoulder injury. Reports have surfaced that he could be out as long as six months after surgery. Orton could opt out of surgery, but that means that his shoulder has a higher chance of being dislocated every time he steps into the ring. Surgery enables him to return by Wrestlemania.
November 5, 2015
Some bad news for Seth Rollins. While working a live event in Dublin, the world heavyweight champion suffered an injury in the ring. It was later revealed to be a tweaked knee. Since a lot of fans in Europe have paid money to see the champion, the belief is that Rollins is going to simply tape it up and tough it out. WWE will more than likely change up the match to protect the injury.
November 4, 2015
Since they are bringing Smackdown over to their network, NBC Universal has worked hard with Vince McMahon and WWE to increase the amount of advertisers that are on board. Thus far, their collective efforts have brought in 37 new advertisers. While that is good news, there is still a lot of concerns as the ratings have been dropping. If it keeps dropping, then there is a fear of losing those advertisers in the near future.
November 4, 2015
Some potentially good news for TNA fans that are hoping that Impact Wrestling stays on Destination America. The network recently made a change in general manager. The previous person who held the post was the one that made the decision to drop professional wrestling from their network. Dixie Carter may have a better chance with the new person in charge, who happens to be a woman as well.
October 29, 2015
Some sad news to report on Adam Rose. His sister passed away this week. The WWE star has traveled to South Africa to be there for her funeral. It is the first time in five years that Rose has been in the country. Through social media, he posted a farewell to his beloved sibling. Rose also noted that his sister spent her life trying to help others fight their own demons. It is believed that she left behind a child.
October 28, 2015
The good news for Lucha Underground is that they managed to survive as a business and will have at least a second season to work with. The bad news is that Big Ryck is unlikely to be there. Unless he changes his mind, the former WWE star is retiring from the business. He informed an independent wrestling promoter in Germany of his decision. He could change his mind if LU were to offer him a better contract.
October 18, 2015