As many already know, the big match between Brock Lesnar and Bray Wyatt did not happen at Roadblock. Instead, Luke Harper worked the match against the former UFC Heavyweight Champion. Reports have now surfaced that management changed their mind at the last minute and decided to save the match until after Wrestlemania 32. The belief is that Lesnar and Wyatt are being penciled in as one of the main events at Summerslam instead.
March 13, 2016
While the comment may mean actually nothing, Alistar Overeem stated that he would be willing to give Brock Lesnar a rematch. However, it will not be in UFC. Overeem, who was the last person that Lesnar ever faced in his Ultimate Fighting Championship career, stated that he would only do a match once he is retired and only in WWE. Overeem is said to be interested in professional wrestling because he knows what Lesnar is being paid.
March 1, 2016
While he is no longer wrestling for TNA, Kurt Angle is not done in the ring. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to wrestle Rey Mysterio at a show in Phoenix, Arizona on March 20. Interestingly enough, former WWE stars Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn are booked to do an MMA fight that night as well. In addition to those two genres, there will also be a boxing match featuring Roy Jones Jr fighting a fan.
February 12, 2016
While doing an interview to discuss the death of Lemmy Kilmister, the lead singer of Motorhead and the man that wrote his iconic theme song, Triple H revealed that he was a bit intimidated because he was sitting at the funeral with some of the greatest performers in rock music history. HHH noted that he was sat in the front row, right next to Gene Simmons, the legendary bass guitarist and co lead singer of KISS.
February 4, 2016
Rumors have surfaced that Braun Strowman is being heavily considered as a potential opponent for Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania in Dallas. Normally, WWE would prefer to have Lesnar paired up against a big name performer so that they can draw in more of an audience. However, it appears that they might be willing to take a gamble on Strowman because of his sheer size. The match probably would not last very long, and Brock would come out on top.
January 21, 2016
According to UFC president Dana White, CM Punk is going to have a very rough time in MMA because he has no athletic credentials. White made that statement while talking about Micky Gall, the man that he has penciled in as the first opponent for Punk, a fight that is expected to take place in June. White stated that Brock Lesnar was a different case because he came from a massive amateur wrestling background.
January 15, 2016
During the latest episode of his weekly Ross Report podcast interview show, Jim Ross reiterated that Brock Lesnar was really hesitant about breaking the Wrestlemania winning streak that the Undertaker owned. Ross stated that WWE officials had a much harder time trying to convince Lesnar to break the streak than it was convincing the Phenom to have the streak broken. Jim stated that Brock had too much respect to take the victory at first.
January 13, 2016
Since Triple H was purging the New Japan roster, WWE decided to pursue Rocky Romero as well. Management wanted him as either a wrestler or as a trainer. Negotiations got to the point where Romero was scheduled to visit the performance center for further talks. NJPW officials, however, decided that they really did not want to lose Rocky, so they made him a sweet two year contract offer, which Romero accept. He canceled his meeting.
January 9, 2016
As some of you may already know, Brock Lesnar worked a match against Sheamus at a special live event in Houston over the weekend. Many were under the assumption that WWE would use Lesnar in the main event because he was the biggest draw on the card. However, that was not the case, as Brock worked his match during the middle part of the show. The belief is that it enabled Lesnar to leave the arena as quickly as possible.
January 9, 2016