When a member of the internet wrestling community threatens to give up on WWE, it is brushed off because those empty threats happen all the time. When a legendary performer like Mick Foley does it, though, then it becomes a serious thing. Through social media, the former world heavyweight champion stated that he was tired of watching a product that refuses to push the performers that he roots for.
November 24, 2015
If we do not see that big Dolph Ziggler push in the near future, then it might never happen, as the former world heavyweight champion has revealed that he only plans to be in professional wrestling for another two years. That sounds about right since Ziggler signed his three year contract extension not too long ago. The belief is that he will venture out into other areas of the entertainment industry.
November 21, 2015
Once again, Ric Flair continues to push Antonio Cesaro. On the latest episode of his podcast interview show, the Nature Boy stated that it would only take two months to build up Cesaro to the point where he can be viewed as a legitimate challenger for Brock Lesnar. Flair once again offered to be the mouthpiece for Cesaro, even though he feels that he can speak just fine on his own.
November 20, 2015
As expected, WWE issued an official statement on the controversy segment that played out at the end of Monday Night Raw last week. The message was kept very basic and short, but management essentially stated that it was Charlotte that pushed for the mentioning of her dead brother by Paige. Those close to the diva are refuting that notion because they feel that it was not up to her.
November 19, 2015
Like many wrestling fans, Steve Austin is wondering why WWE is not pushing Antonio Cesaro better. During his latest podcast interview show, the former world heavyweight champion showered the Swiss Superman with praise. Austin feels that Cesaro will somehow be able to make himself a top star even if management does not get behind him and provide him with the tools that he needs.
November 18, 2015
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio admitted that he was not ready for the role when WWE decided to put the world heavyweight championship around his waist. Management wanted to capitalize on the emotional sentiments from the audience due to the untimely death of Eddie Guerrero. They knew that Mysterio would be the most marketable asset in that scenario, so the trigger was pulled on his push.
November 14, 2015
Due to her recent actions on social media, there are rumors now that Sasha Banks feels slighted by Vince McMahon. She highlighted a comment from a fan that was critical of McMahon for not listening to the fans who have been chanting for Sasha to get her push on the main roster in WWE. Management has opted to go with Charlotte as the featured female performer at the moment.
November 11, 2015
On camera, WWE does a lot of things for cancer awareness. According to Rene Dupree, that passion does not extend to the performers backstage. He revealed that about a decade ago, he received some backstage heat because he asked for time off to tend to his mother, who was diagnosed with the disease. Dupree states that management hates when performers ask for time off, especially during a push.
October 27, 2015
Gambling isn't a very PG thing, but WWE has found a way to spin that around to fit their brand. The company has announced that they have signed a deal with the Texas Lottery to produce wrestling related scratch offs. Stephanie McMahon pushed the fact that proceeds from these games will be used to help fund the education system in the state. The promotion is designed to bring more attention to Wrestlemania, which is being held in Dallas.
October 20, 2015
Reports have surfaced that Erick Rowan is currently in Dallas right now. He is said to be backstage at Monday Night Raw. That means that there is a chance that management could have him making his return to television tonight. The belief is that WWE will have him rejoin the Wyatt Family stable, which added Braun Strowman during his injury absence. The stable would then be pushed as a centerpiece story line.
October 19, 2015