Back in February, it was confirmed that GFW would be based in Las Vegas. Now, it looks like Jeff Jarrett has finalized the deal because he has started to do official promotion for it. While not a lot of details have been released, Jarrett has informed us that it will definitely be taking place this summer. No confirmation yet on a television deal, but the belief is that Global Force Wrestling can help further the cause by doing live events at least.
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
An official announcement has been made by WWE that Snoop Dogg will be making a special guest appearance on Monday Night Raw next week. The world famous rapper has a new album being released in May, and he is out to do some promotional work for it. There are talks that management could be flying in his cousin Sasha Banks, who happens to be the NXT Women's Champion, for the event.
March 17, 2015
A surprise appearances was made by Justin Roberts at the House of Hardcore event over the weekend, and the former announcer ripped into WWE, the company that recently released him after years of loyalty and service. He stated that the company was so cancerous that it caused him to lose his passion for wrestling. Roberts also noted that their product was the same thing over and over again. Backstage politics was another criticism he mentioned.
March 9, 2015
Almost immediately upon his resignation announcement, fans made speculations about the actual status of Bill DeMott within WWE. Some believed that he had actually been covertly moved to a front office position to wait things out while the heat dies down. When informed of those rumors, management actually released a statement to the media that it was not the case. DeMott has completely resigned from the company.
March 7, 2015
Expect the hate towards CM Punk to grow a little bit this week, as several UFC fighters were released from their contract with the promotion. The company traditionally goes through the roster and eliminates guys that they feel are not useful at the moment. A lot of fans and some of the fighters will be resentful towards Punk for being given one of the spots despite having a lot less experience. Dana White signed Punk because he can draw in fans.
March 5, 2015
Since she will not be appearing all that often on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown, fans are going to naturally wonder if Emma has been released by WWE. She has currently been sent back down to developmental to provide depth to the NXT divas roster. Her job security should be good for the time being, as management wants to avoid having anyone in the media pick up on the fact that they are releasing someone who was arrested last year.
March 5, 2015
Since he is the hottest free agent in professional wrestling right now, there was a bit of competition from promoters around the world that wanted to manage Rey Mysterio and his business affairs. The recently released WWE star decided to go with someone that he views as a brother. Konnan is reportedly the person in charge of managing the booking for Mysterio. He is the one setting him up at shows across the globe.
March 4, 2015
As expected, Rey Mysterio made his presence felt at the press conference held by AAA on Monday. He announced to the audience that he was going to be wrestling for the promotion in a couple of weeks. The recently released WWE star also revealed that he was going to be teaming up with Sin Cara and Alberto Del Rio, two other guys that have returned to Mexico. It is a brilliant move by the promoters to put three of the most popular stars together.
March 3, 2015