Some very sad news to announce. Late on Monday night, it was revealed that Verne Gagne has passed away at the age of 89. No word yet on the official cause of death, but the AWA legend had been battling Alzheimer's disease for the past couple of years. He made news back in 2009 when an altercation that he had at a health care facility ended up causing the death of his roommate. Gagne was rarely seen in public over the past year.
April 27, 2015
Some rather interesting news are coming out of the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. Since it was taped in London, there was a delay in the airing in the United States. WWE took that opportunity to edit up some things to their favor. They made sure to tone down the huge reaction that Antonio Cesaro received from the fans. They used that pop and made it seem like it was Randy Orton that the audience was going wild for.
April 14, 2015
Some bad news if you're hoping to see Zeb Colter back on television. The belief right now is that his return is unlikely to happen because WWE simply has no desires to put a lot of focus on Jack Swagger. He is now considered someone that is lost in the shuffle. Despite being a former world heavyweight champion, his role nowadays will be that of a filler. Job security for Swagger is said to be pretty low, as management feel he is replaceable.
April 8, 2015
WWE discovered some disturbing news when they checked the ratings for Monday Night Raw this week. The show lost more than 1.5 million viewers in the span of seven days. The company has trouble keeping people interested after Wrestlemania. This does not sit well with Vince McMahon. A lot of wrestling fans opted to watch the season finale of Better Call Saul and the NCAA Championship game between Duke and Wisconsin.
April 7, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, a lot of fans in attendance at Monday Night Raw were said to have left before the main event even started. That is peculiar because WWE was trying to determine a number one contender for their world heavyweight championship. Apparently, a lot of these fans were already able to predict that Randy Orton was going to be the one to challenge Seth Rollins at Extreme Rules, so they walked out.
April 7, 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
In case you're wondering, it has been a while since we've heard Wade Barrett cutting his "bad news" promos. The reason for that is because WWE officials instructed him to stop doing it. Management was concerned because the fans were actually cheering on the character and simultaneously saying the catchphrase with Barrett. Since he is supposed to be a heel, the front office wanted to ensure that he only received boos instead of cheers.
March 28, 2015
ABC News has now reported the cause of death for Perro Aguayo, a huge wrestling star in Mexico. It has now been revealed that he suffered three fractured vertebrae during the match. There are still conflicting reports, however, on when he actually died. Some are saying that he passed away while still in the arena, while others are saying that he still had vital signs at the hospital. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.
March 26, 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
When her soon to be former husband stopped a gunman from intruding into the Squared Circle, it made national news. Lisa Marie Varon watched the surveillance video and noticed something of particular interest to her. She realized that the woman who had an affair with her husband was still working for the restaurant. Lisa Marie made sure to remind us that this woman was the reason why she moved to California and is selling the business.
March 13, 2015