Fans have long wondered why WWE never gave us a dream match between Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin. It surely would be a match that would draw in millions of people and dollars. During his latest podcast show, Austin revealed that he is the person to blame. The former world heavyweight champion stated that management offered him a match with Hogan in 2002, 2004 and 2005. He rejected all the deals because he felt their styles wouldn't mesh.
March 28, 2015
Some further information has been revealed in regards to Steve Austin being at Wrestlemania. When he revealed on his podcast that he was going to be watching the pay per view from home, that raised several eyebrows backstage in WWE because he was actually scheduled to make an appearance. The belief is that the creative department even came up with a segment for him. No word yet on why Austin would back out of the appearance.
March 27, 2015
The widespread belief for the longest time was that Steve Austin would at least be hanging out with the WWE stars during Wrestlemania week. Some even felt that he might even make an appearance on the actual pay per view. Austin, however, noted on his latest podcast interview that he is actually going to be watching the show from his Broken Skull Ranch. That has raised eyebrows and people are now wondering about the relationship between the two sides.
March 27, 2015
Melina has found life after WWE. She revealed during the podcast interview with Jim Ross that she returned to college. It is a move that is designed to hep her find a full time and long term career outside of professional wrestling. With that said, however, she still has some name value in the industry, so do not be surprised if she keeps making appearances at various conventions around the country. Fans still like to meet and take photos with her.
March 23, 2015
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Melina talked about her release from WWE. She stated that she is now over it and has accepted that it was something that needed to happen. The 36 year old now understands that the company needed to clear roster spots for fresher faces. She also reiterated that the rumors about backstage heat leading to her departure were not true. She was not nearly as crazy as her character was.
March 22, 2015
Some rumors will never die, it seems. As the latest guest of Jim Ross on his podcast show, Melina was asked to address the issue once again. She stated that she was in a relationship with John Morrison for approximately eleven years. It was revealed that the two of them broke up because of rumors that she had cheated on Morrison with Batista, whom she stated was merely a friend backstage who stood up for her when others ridiculed her.
March 13, 2015
When asked during a recent podcast interview about the differences between Lucha Underground and WWE, John Morrison took a little jab at Vince McMahon. He stated that the current front office that he works with does not have to deal with an eccentric billionaire coming in at the last minute to wipe out all the plans and ideas. Morrison also stated that his former company had way too many chefs in the kitchen when it comes to creative.
March 9, 2015
During a recent podcast interview, John Morrison was asked about the difference between working in WWE and working in Lucha Underground. He stated that he is facing a lot less restrictions in the ring with his current company. His previous employers prefer to put handcuffs on the performers by limiting what they are allowed to do. Morrison stated that it was refreshing to be able to come up with his own ideas for his matches.
March 9, 2015