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
On March 12, 2016, World Wrestling Entertainment is doing a live event at the Ricoh Colliseum in Toronto, Canada. Initially, it was just a regular house show but management decided to upgrade it to a WWE Network special. Because of that, there is a very good chance that Brock Lesnar will be signed to work a match at the show. Management like leaning on him to generate ticket sales.
December 31, 2015
While talking about sports betting on his personal blog, Jim Ross mentioned that the top two favorites to win the Royal Rumble are the first and last entrants. The legendary WWE commentator also stated that he would put his money on Brock Lesnar to win the event this year so that the former UFC Heavyweight Champion can go headline Wrestlemania at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
December 31, 2015
Fans in Houston are in for quite the treat. For the very first time ever, Brock Lesnar and Sheamus will be working a match against one another. The bout will take place at a live event at the Toyota Center on January 8, 2016. WWE has been shelling out extra cash to Lesnar as of late so that he can help draw in a big audience to various live events in the bigger markets that they visit.
December 29, 2015