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
Some good news for Zack Ryder fans across the country. You can now have the opportunity to watch him at live events in your hometown again. The longtime WWE star noted through social media that this was the first time that he was back on the road touring with the company since the beginning of November. Ryder has worked a couple of televised matches during that stretch, but he has spent much of his time off the road for whatever reasons.
March 2, 2015
Some good news for Yoshi Tatsu. For the past ten plus weeks, he had been wearing a protective halo around his head due to injuries suffered during a match against AJ Styles in New Japan. Tatsu revealed to fans through social media that he has now been allowed to have that removed. The road to recovery is still a long one, however, as the former WWE star still has four holes in his skull. He will be inactive for much of this year.
February 16, 2015
Here is some good news for those of you that are still worried that Seth Rollins might be punished by WWE for the nude scandal. As many of you already know, the promotion is currently doing a tour of the Middle East. Despite the negative publicity that has been surrounding him, Rollins is still being utilized by management for media appearances. That means that the company does not view him as a liability to their overall brand at this point in time.
February 13, 2015
It is not the way that he wanted to become a mainstream name, but Seth Rollins has become just that thanks to a nude scandal. The WWE star was mentioned by several media outlets including Time, Hollywood Life, MTV and The Mirror. The news was also covered by E!, which is the network that currently airs Total Divas. Management generally does not like this type of publicity, but it is being said that Rollins will go unpunished in the matter.
February 11, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, especially since the company has been taking a pounding from the internet wrestling community and the mainstream media, Vince McMahon proudly announced that the WWE Network has now surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark. He also revealed that the accomplishment was achieved before the one year mark, which means that their online service is the fastest growing one of its kind.
January 27, 2015
If you are one of those fans that hate seeing celebrities being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, then you are going to hate this bit of news. The company has officially announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be among the class members who will be honored at Wrestlemania this year. Vince McMahon loves that he still has a lot of name value, so this should definitely bring in the mainstream media attention that he craves.
January 26, 2015
More often than not, the majority of wrestling news remain exclusive to those that follow the industry closely. However, the reports about Jeff Hardy being serious injured during the taping of Lockdown, that has received some mainstream media attention. TMZ, which keeps a pretty close eye on WWE and TNA, picked up the story, and it has spread through social media. There are still talks that the injury is just a work.
January 12, 2015
Those of you that are hoping to see Santino Marella as an active in ring performer for WWE, there's some bad news coming from the man himself. He revealed on social media that he recently went in for surgery to remove some hardware from a previous surgery. Marella did not go further in depth, but apparently things did not go as everyone had hoped for. The former Intercontinental Champion did not completely rule out an eventual return.
December 12, 2014