At the age of 43, R Truth is smart enough to know that he is closer to the end of his career as a professional wrestler than to the beginning. He has been planning for life after WWE. Truth certainly does not want to rely on the independent wrestling circuit, so he has been looking into other options in entertainment. In addition to trying to launch a hip hop career, he has also been looking into acting opportunities in Hollywood lately.
September 4, 2015
Despite not being booked as a serious threat to anyone in the main event scene, R Truth is still valued by the front office. Many within WWE feel that he is quite popular with the younger demographic. That is a reason why management opted to put him in the new adult themed cartoon that the company is currently producing.
July 25, 2015
Even though we see him frequently on television with WWE, there is still a lot of members of the internet wrestling community that are unaware of the actual age of R Truth. He is a bit older than most people think. The former world heavyweight champion is 43 years of age, which puts him among the top of the roster when it comes to that figure. Retirement rumors spring up frequently, but Truth plans on being a performer for quite some time.
June 6, 2015
The eight participants of the King of the Ring tournament have now been officially announced. In the first round, Dean Ambrose will take on Sheamus. The surging Adrian Neville will take on Luke Harper. Two veterans in Stardust and R Truth are the next match. The remaining match will see Wade Barrett taking on Dolph Ziggler. The first two rounds will take place on Monday Night Raw, while the remaining two rounds will be on the WWE Network.
April 27, 2015
In the opening match of Wrestlemania, Daniel Bryan defeated Dolph Ziggler, R Truth, Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Dean Ambrose and Luke Harper in a ladder match to win the Intercontinental Championship. WWE expected a great performance here, and that is exactly what they got. Lots of good spots. Very high impact. The end saw Bryan and Ziggler trading stiff headbutts on top of the ladder before Bryan knocked out Ziggler.
March 29, 2015
Earlier this week, it was reported that R Truth was being given a match at Wrestlemania because WWE wanted to reward him for all of the hard work that he puts into doing charity events for the company. Now, there are talks that his inclusion into the match is because he is on his way out of the company shortly. The belief is that they wanted to give him one final match at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year as a sendoff.
March 2, 2015
A couple of weeks ago, no one would have believed that R Truth was going to be given a title shot at Wrestlemania. Many did not even expect him to even be on the card. As reported this week, the veteran performer is penciled in for the Intercontinental Championship ladder match. There might be a reason for his rapid rise up the ladder. The belief is that WWE is rewarding Truth with a match because of all the charity work he does.
February 28, 2015
We now know that ladders are going to play a part at Wrestlemania this year. WWE has officially announced that Wade Barrett is going to be defending the Intercontinental Championship at the pay per view in a ladder match. They also mentioned that it would be against multiple opponents. However, they failed to reveal which performers those will be. The assumption is Dean Ambrose, R Truth, Dolph Ziggler and Daniel Bryan.
February 26, 2015