With the creative department scrambling around backstage to change up the script for Monday Night Raw tonight, the latest rumors from backstage is that WWE has decided to add Ric Flair to the show. No word yet on what his involvement will entail, but he could be doing an angle with Charlotte. There is also speculation that he could be working an angle with Sting, since the two of them have quite the history together.
August 24, 2015
During the NXT Takeover event in Brooklyn last night, a mysterious woman was shown in the audience. She sat next to Ric Flair and Sargent Slaughter and was actually mentioned by the commentators. Her name is Kana, and she is a wrestling star in Japan. Rumors are floating around that she was there in the audience because she signed with WWE.
August 23, 2015
As many of you already know, Miz was pegged as a replacement for Hulk Hogan on Tough Enough. Now, word has come out that Shawn Michaels has signed on to become the special guest general manager when WWE does a couple of live events in Australia next month. There were rumors that Ric Flair was in line for both gigs, but he could not come to an agreement with the front office.
July 29, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that there is a major difference of opinions backstage on how Seth Rollins should be booked as a heel champion. Triple H wants to keep going the old school route by having Rollins be a cowardly champion, much like how Ric Flair used to be. Vince McMahon, however, wants Rollins to be booked as a stronger champion with more credibility with the fans.
July 20, 2015
A couple of legends from Japan were in consideration for a hall of fame induction at Wrestlemania this year. WWE opted to go with Tatsumi Fujinami because of his connection with Ric Flair. Rumors have it that some in the front office wanted to wait on inducting Masahiro Chono. They feel that it would be best to include him in the same class as when they induct Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash again. Chono was an nWo member.
March 22, 2015
If you live in New York, tonight is a special occasion at Madison Square Garden. WWE is running a live event, and the theme of the show is Hulk Hogan appreciation night. That means that you will get multiple chances throughout the night to see the legend in person. Management is also bringing in his nWo partners, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall, for the event. There are also rumors that Ric Flair and other performers could be brought in as well.
February 27, 2015
Now that she has dropped the NXT title to Sasha Banks, rumors have been floating heavily around that Charlotte will be called up to the main roster in WWE any day now. With that being the case, there are now speculations that management could use this as an opportunity to bring Ric Flair back into the mix. He maintains a good working relationship with the company, and officials feel that he can still bring enough entertainment to their shows.
February 14, 2015
Looks like those rumors about WWE having interest in Tessa Blanchard were true. The second generation star was one of 20 women that the company brought in for tryouts at the Performance Center last week. For those that do not know, she is the daughter of the legendary Tully Blanchard, who teamed with Arn Anderson, Ric Flair and Barry Windham in the Four Horsemen during the 1980s. She currently works on the independent circuit.
January 30, 2015