Rumors are floating around now that there is some resentment towards Kevin Owens from the other wrestlers on the roster. The developmental wrestlers have backstage heat with him because he was promoted ahead of them and very quickly. Some main roster guys are upset because he was given an immediate push, which WWE doesn't usually do.
July 3, 2015
During a joint interview, Jim Ross and Shawn Michaels took the time to heap a good amount of praise towards Shelton Benjamin. In addition to saying that he was the best victim of the Sweet Chin Music ever, Michaels stated that it frustrated him that WWE never gave Benjamin the push that he deserved.
July 1, 2015
Earlier this month, John Cena mentioned the Funkasaurus gimmick during an episode of Monday Night Raw. Brodus Clay was told of that, and he fired back a bit. He stated that the only difference between Cena and PN News is that Cena was given a push. In case you aren't aware, News was a lower card performer in WCW that had a white rapper gimmick during the early 1990s.
June 29, 2015
In a rather shocking bit of news, James Storm has asked for his release from TNA, and the company has granted that to him. No word yet on why he made this decision, but there has not been any reports of backstage heat between the former world heavyweight champion and management. It might just be due to the fact that he has not received a push in a while.
June 27, 2015
Earlier in the year, there were reports that Destination America had pushed TNA towards putting the world heavyweight championship on Kurt Angle because they feel that would be the best thing for marketing. During a recent interview, Angle confirmed it and thanked the network for being so supporting towards the company.
June 23, 2015
Earlier in the year, rumors popped up that Dolph Ziggler was going to leave WWE when his contract expired sometimes in 2015. The speculation is heating up again because Court Bauer, a former writer in the company, addressed the story. He stated that Ziggler could be following in the same path that John Morrison took. Morrison allowed his deal to expire because he was not getting a push.
June 20, 2015
When asked what he thought went wrong with the Roman Reigns push, Bret Hart replied that things went south because fans felt that it was manufactured by WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that management should have just allowed it to grow naturally like it was doing at the beginning.
June 19, 2015
During a recent interview with Chael Sonnen, Paul Heyman stated that Roman Reigns lost his push because WWE made the mistake of bringing Daniel Bryan back. Heyman feels that the audience was hoping for Bryan to be given a super push, so they turned on Reigns because he was actually being pushed.
June 12, 2015
As some of you already know, WWE is quite upset with ROH right now because they are releasing an action figure for Kevin Owens, who is being pushed as a major star. Well, it turns out that Ring of Honor had signed the deal with Owens well before he joined World Wrestling Entertainment. Nothing legally can be done about it now.
June 11, 2015