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
When he recently showed up on Monday Night Raw, many were under the assumption that this was just a cameo stint for Kevin Owens. However, news has now surfaced that it is going to be a permanent thing. The heavyweight champion has apparently been informed by the front office that he will be moving to the main roster. A new contract has reportedly been signed. Owens will still make NXT appearances to close up any loose ends first.
May 29, 2015
There appears to be a chance that ROH might not be on Destination America for a very long period of time. The latest news from this developmental is that Joe Koff was only given a six month contract from the channel. Network executives are only doing this on a trial basis because they are unsure if Ring of Honor is good enough of a brand to draw in advertisers and sponsors. The promotion is more valuable to fans than it is to other businesses.
May 27, 2015
Late in 2014, rumors surfaced that Shelton Benjamin was going to make a return to WWE because the company filed for a trademark to his name. It turns out that it was simply for merchandising reason. Well, good news if you've been wanting Benjamin back in the United States. He has now been signed to a contract by GFW and should be a part of that summer tour. Jeff Jarrett has been building himself quite the roster.
May 15, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, Billy Corgan has officially signed a contract with TNA, where he is now the Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development. To put it more simply, he is now in charge of the creative department. The signing has brought a bit of mainstream media attention to the company, but that is not the sole reason why it was done. Corgan is actually a huge fan of wrestling and has years of experience in the business.
April 27, 2015
When news broke that Drew Galloway was signing a contract with TNA, many naturally wondered how Taryn Terrell would react to the situation. After all, the two of them were once married. During a recent interview, Taryn revealed that their relationship has been quite amicable over the years despite the ugly divorce. She even wondered why the front office didn't attempt to sign Galloway as soon as he was release from his contract with WWE.
April 25, 2015
For whatever reasons, Phil Baroni has been telling his fans that he is signing with WWE. He even stated that he was on his way to San Jose to finalize the deal. The former UFC star has been telling people that he received a contract offer from Gerald Brisco. All of this is news to people within the company. If the signing were true, then the company would have already announced that because it could bring some media attention.
April 2, 2015
While a lot of WWE fans are overjoyed right now about the Brock Lesnar news, they are about to be brought back down to earth for a bit when they realize that the new contract means that John Cena has a better chance of winning the United States Heavyweight Championship from Rusev at Wrestlemania. Since Lesnar will still be part time, the front office wanted a belt on Cena, so that he can use it to headline live events each week.
March 24, 2015
It looks like Bobby Lashley will continue to have multiple avenues of income for at least another year. News coming out of Bellator is that a new contract has been reached. The promotion has been pretty pleased with the results that Lashley has been producing. He has fought twice for them and won both match. In terms of his career, the former world heavyweight champion has won 10 of 12 matches due to stoppage.
March 21, 2015
The latest news coming out of the TNA front office is that the company has managed to secure a new contract with one of their top performers. Bobby Lashley has signed a new deal that will see him remain with the promotion for at least another year. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be quite appreciative of the support that Dixie Carter has provided him while he pursues a career in mixed martial arts.
March 21, 2015