Back in 2012, Bushido Road purchased New Japan and put it under their corporate umbrella. It turned out to be a wise investment, as company president Takaaki Kidani has revealed that revenue has doubled in that time. That is good news for guys like AJ Styles, Young Bucks, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows and others because it means that the company will be able to continue to use them.
August 27, 2015
In a bit of news that is sure going to spark some speculation, Sarita has announced that she will be leaving CMLL, her home promotion in Mexico. Her last show for them will be on September 18, which is an anniversary show. Since the woman legally known as Sarah Stock has been helping to train performers in WWE, rumors are saying that she could finally be receiving a full time job with them.
August 26, 2015
Some potentially good news for Zack Ryder fans. He might be back on the main roster and given a permanent role by WWE in the near future. Management is said to be highly eager to bring Mojo Rowley to the main roster. Ryder happens to be his tag team partner, so the duo would be brought up together. The front office sent Ryder down to NXT to work with Rowley because they see main event potential in the him.
August 25, 2015
Some disturbing news on Sabu have surfaced today. Apparently, he left a hotel room in really awful conditions. An employee of the hotel gave details to the wrestling promoter that had brought the ECW legend to town for a show. It is being said that there dog feces all over the floor and walls. The hotel staff also found drugs and syringes. The promoter is warning other independent wrestling promoters.
August 24, 2015
Some great news coming out of the Takeover event in Brooklyn tonight. William Regal announced that WWE will be honoring Dusty Rhodes by doing a memorial tournament. It is supposed to start in two weeks and might be exclusive to NXT. Knowing the type of writer that Rhodes used to be, there is a very good chance that singles performers will join up and form a tag team for the sole purpose of competing in the tournament.
August 22, 2015
When word broke that Junkyard Dog had been abusing cocaine shortly before his death in a car accident, there were some that wondered if WWE was going to be doing anything about it since he is in their hall of fame. Management is going to leave things alone since the induction took place more than a decade ago. Plus, this particular bit of news has not circulated through the media much.
August 16, 2015
Some sad news to report. It has now been revealed that Pedro Morales has been suffering from Parkinson's disease. No word on how long he has had the condition. Morales is one of the biggest legends in the history of WWE. He was the first man in the history of the company to have held the world heavyweight championship, Intercontinental Championship and tag team championship.
August 14, 2015
When WWE announced that the King of the Ring was making a return, many were under the assumption that it would elevate one of the performers because it was one of the best gimmicks that the company has ever produced. Turns out, that is not the case. Reports have surfaced that Wade Barrett is going to be dropping the king gimmick and bringing back the Bad News Barrett gimmick instead.
August 12, 2015
WWE received some very good news last night when Sheamus showed up at the arena. The medical staff was able to clear him of a concussion. He had been having symptoms since the last episode of Monday Night Raw. That enabled the creative department to include him in the final segment with Randy Orton and Seth Rollins, which possibly sets up a world heavyweight championship match between the three at Summerslam.
August 11, 2015
When news broke that he had signed on for an appearance with GFW, fans started to speculate about the future of Jeff Hardy. Some wondered if he was going to be leaving his current company. The belief is that Hardy will not be leaving TNA anytime soon. He feels rather grateful and loyal to them for giving him a second chance in the industry. He is also said to be quite comfortable with the promotion.
August 9, 2015