When the beloved Paul Heyman was paired up with Antonio Cesaro, a lot of fans were under the impression that this was finally going to be the big push that the latter has been deserving. Unfortunately, though, that was never the plan. Heyman revealed that the reason why the two of them were put together was because WWE needed an excuse to have Heyman on camera to promote Brock Lesnar.
August 22, 2015
When WWE decided to air a live event in Japan this weekend because Brock Lesnar agreed to work the show, many were under the assumption that Paul Heyman was going to be by his side, as fans across the world know of their association. However, it has been revealed that Heyman will not be brought along for the ride. Lesnar will be working the show by himself.
July 2, 2015
While fans would absolutely love to see the dream match between Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania, Paul Heyman confessed that there is zero chance of that happening. He stated that Austin has a plethora of reasons why he would not sign that deal with WWE, but he did not provide any details on any of those reasons.
June 10, 2015
Apparently, Vince McMahon is reportedly not too pleased with how things ended when Steve Austin interviewed Paul Heyman on his podcast show. McMahon was upset because the two of them were generating hype for a Wrestlemania match that would not be happening. He feels fans will be disappointed if the actual main event does not live up to a potential match between Austin and Lesnar.
June 10, 2015
Things got a bit tense at the end of the Steve Austin podcast show when Paul Heyman asked if he would be willing to work a match against Brock Lesnar at the next Wrestlemania, which is being held in the same city where Austin got his start in professional wrestling. The two of them did such a great job that it has convinced several members of the internet wrestling community to believe that the tension was true. The two of them were just working the fans.
June 3, 2015
In order to keep Brock Lesnar on the mind of their fans, WWE still has plans on bringing Paul Heyman back soon. He is scheduled to work a segment with Michael Cole in regards to the kayfabe lawsuit that the commentator is filing against the former world heavyweight champion. Management still wants that angle to happen, but they are still undecided as to when to pull the trigger. The focus right now has been mainly on the upcoming Extreme Rules.
April 19, 2015
When it was initially revealed that Madusa was going to be inducted by WWE into the hall of fame during Wrestlemania weekend, the belief was that the front office was going to have one of the current divas doing the honors. That way, fans can hear the story about how she paved the way for female performers. It now appears that there is a push backstage to have Paul Heyman doing the induction as a way to get him involved in the show.
March 20, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, the wildly underrated Wade Barrett revealed a canceled story line that might not have gone over very well with the audience. When WWE was in Chicago last year, they wanted to take a jab at the fans by having Barrett impersonate CM Punk, who had left the company. Management changed up the plans at the very last minute and do an alternate segment with Paul Heyman teasing the audience.
January 30, 2015