Prior to his death, Roddy Piper had apparently reached a deal with GFW to start working for the promotion. The plan was for him to do a Piper's Pit segment at one of the television taping to help the company pitch to the various television networks. Unfortunately, though, the agreement could not come to fruition. Piper had been released from his contract with WWE not too long ago.
August 4, 2015
In what should be a mutually beneficial deal for both sides, WWE has purchased the rights to a movie called the Resurrection of Gavin Stone, which recently wrapped up production and should be ready for a release soon. The film stars Brett Dalton from Marvel's Agent of Shield television show. Another familiar face in the movie is none other than the legendary Shawn Michaels.
July 29, 2015
To further enhance their business relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger, two playable Terminator characters will be available in the upcoming WWE 2K16 for those that order the game before it is officially released. The characters are going to be based off of the cyborgs from the first two movies in the series.
July 27, 2015
The Hulk Hogan controversy just got a bit more interesting. Jamie Foxx has been thrown into the mix now. The actor's name was thrown out by Hogan in the newly released audio. Apparently, some highly successful but not yet named music producer wanted Foxx to be on a track in an album that Brooke Hogan was working on.
July 27, 2015
Publicly, Hulk Hogan is trying to say all of the right things because his reputation has taken quite a pounding since racist comments that he said were released to the public. Privately, however, it is being said that Hogan is absolutely furious with Vince McMahon for being a bit hypocritical. Years ago, McMahon used the same racial term during a televised segment.
July 25, 2015
Due to the fact that he has faced racism backstage in WWE before, a lot of people sought out Mark Henry to see how he feels about the latest fiasco involving Hulk Hogan. Henry felt that Hogan was a friend for years, but he was extremely hurt and disappointed to hear the words that came out of the Hulkster's mouth in the recently released audio tapes.
July 24, 2015
When TNA decided to bring Shawn Hernandez back into the company, they asked him if he was contractually free from Lucha Underground. He insisted that he was, but that turned to not be true. Dixie Carter was contacted about the issue. To avoid a potential lawsuit, she decided to release Hernandez from the promotion and remove filmed footage from upcoming episodes of Impact Wrestling.
July 15, 2015
During a recent interview, Brutus Magnus revealed a rather interesting detail about his contract with TNA. He stated that there was some sort of clause in there that prevented the company from ever being able to release him. Magnus did not go into further details, but he stated that he left the company on very good terms, so a potential return down the line has not been ruled out by either side.
July 13, 2015
Some new rumors have popped up in regards to Lisa Fox Lee being fired by WWE despite being with the company for nearly two decades. It is being said that Vince McMahon had her released because she was not able to successfully negotiate a contract to acquire the rights to the NWA library. The company wanted to prevent them from being able to create their own online video streaming service.
July 12, 2015
In order to increase his promotion's chances at succeeding, Jeff Jarrett wisely knows that he's going to need names that fans are more familiar with. The former world heavyweight champion has picked up a centerpiece for GFW in Brutus Magnus, who asked for a release from TNA and received it recently. He is finishing up at Slammiversary.
June 27, 2015