Some potentially good news if you're a ROH fan. Joe Koff has officially announced that a new general manager for the promotion has been appointed. Gregory Gilleland will go from being the business manager to the general manager, which is an actual position backstage and not an on screen one. The hope is that Gilleland will be able to focus more on Ring of Honor than Koff was able to do.
December 21, 2015
There is said to be some major backstage heat towards Lana right now because she revealed to the world that she was engaged to Rusev in real life. When TMZ picked up on the story, which was easily done since she had posted the bit of news on social media, it forced WWE to abruptly change up the story line that they had going for the Bulgarian Brute and Summer Rae. Management hates when they have to do that.
October 15, 2015
In a rather shocking bit of news, James Storm has asked for his release from TNA, and the company has granted that to him. No word yet on why he made this decision, but there has not been any reports of backstage heat between the former world heavyweight champion and management. It might just be due to the fact that he has not received a push in a while.
June 27, 2015
Some of you may already know this, but WWE has big plans for Eva Marie. That bit of news did not sit well with the other girls backstage. Eva is said to be not very well liked at all right now because of this. Some are jealous, while others believe that she does not deserve the chance. The entire situation will be featured on the upcoming season of Total Divas.
June 13, 2015
News broke out earlier in the week that the Bulgarian Brute was injure. WWE has now confirmed that and removed him from all live events planned for this weekend. The question now becomes, "Who will replace Rusev at Elimination Chamber?" The front office has been tossing around ideas backstage, and the popular choice seems to be Bray Wyatt. Those that oppose the move do not want to see him taking a loss at the pay per view.
May 28, 2015
When it was announced that Rey Mysterio was returning to wrestle in Mexico, everyone knew that it was going to be an eventful moment. Just not this type of eventfulness. El Hijo del Perro Aguayo, whose real name is Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, reportedly took a dropkick to the trachea and slumped to the ropes. Konnan unsuccessfully tried to revive him backstage. Local news reports in indicate he died shortly after midnight.
March 21, 2015
The internet wrestling community reacted very negatively upon hearing the news that Samoa Joe was leaving TNA. Apparently, the same is true of the locker room. Reports have surfaced that the majority of people backstage are upset that the former world heavyweight champion is leaving the promotion. Joe was very well liked backstage by his peers, and some even viewed him as a locker room leader. His departure has affected morale a bit.
February 27, 2015
While the company will never admit to keeping up with the competition, WWE is rumored to be heavily interested in news on Drew McIntyre. Many are curious to see what he can accomplish now that he is under contract with TNA. A lot of people backstage feel that he could have easily been a main event performer had he not lost the faith off management due to some unfair perception that was conceived about his lack of toughness.
February 14, 2015
When it comes to backstage news in professional wrestling, fans are really intrigued about dating rumors. It fascinates them to see their favorite performers in WWE being involved with one another. A new rule has been implemented by Vince McMahon that changes things up a bit. While performers are still allowed to date one another, they are no longer allowed to have relationships with front office and production workers.
January 29, 2015
A bit of bad news has come out of the Lockdown taping. TNA personnel were said to be quite concerned with the health of Jeff Hardy after a brutal spot from the steel cage. Some are even saying that he was knocked out once he was helped backstage. To his credit, Hardy did manage to finish the match. Tommy Dreamer raised the concerns even further when he stated that this was the first time that he has ever been worried about Hardy.
January 10, 2015