Reports have surfaced that WWE officials were not panicking when Seth Rollins went down with a torn ACL injury. Though they view him as an important piece of the product, losing Rollins is not on the same level as losing The Rock or Steve Austin to an injury. Plus, the front office already had made plans for Roman Reigns to take over the top spot at the Survivor Series anyways.
November 22, 2015
Once again, Ric Flair continues to push Antonio Cesaro. On the latest episode of his podcast interview show, the Nature Boy stated that it would only take two months to build up Cesaro to the point where he can be viewed as a legitimate challenger for Brock Lesnar. Flair once again offered to be the mouthpiece for Cesaro, even though he feels that he can speak just fine on his own.
November 20, 2015
Since the top of the roster is extremely thin right now, WWE has decided to take some measures to ensure that their live events numbers do not decline too severely. To do that, they have opened up the pocket book and signed Brock Lesnar for a couple of more shows. He has already been announced to work a non televised live event in Houston in January. That might be turned into a WWE Network special.
November 11, 2015
When asked to compare the Road Warriors and the Dudley Boyz, Animal stated that his team was better due to drawing power. He felt that LOD was right up there with Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and The Rock when it comes to being able to draw in the viewers. He ranked the Dudleys and Sting at the notch right below the top group. Animal stated that he respected those guys and showered them with praise.
November 11, 2015
At the end of Hell in a Cell, the Wyatt Family came out and kidnapped the Undertaker after his match against Brock Lesnar. Jim Ross was critical of that finish. The legendary commentator felt that WWE missed an opportunity to elevate a younger performer by having him come out to try to save the heavily respected Undertaker. Ross also feels that JBL and Jerry Lawler should have made an attempt to help as well.
November 1, 2015