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
Since the decision to add him to Hell in a Cell was made abruptly, Brock Lesnar is going to end up being paid more than what his current contract stipulates. The pay per view was not originally a part of the deal when it was signed earlier in the year. This will be a bonus payday for the former world heavyweight champion. WWE desperately wanted a strong month to draw in even more subscribers to their Network.
September 25, 2015
In a very interesting note, Vince McMahon was not at the funeral for Roddy Piper this week. The two of them have had a rocky relationship over the years, as both are alpha males and very outspoken. WWE recently terminated the legends contract that Piper was under before he passed away from a heart attack. Triple H and Michael Hayes represented the company at the funeral.
August 13, 2015
In a fine example of how much WWE values their live event show at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Brock Lesnar has been booked to work the event. That was one of the stipulations that management inserted into his new and higher paying contract. The company has treated the show with as much importance as they do the pay per view events.
July 30, 2015
During a recent interview, Diamond Dallas Page revealed that he has a regret about his first meeting with Vince McMahon and Shane McMahon. He felt that he should have never signed a contract with WWE because they rejected his idea of feuding with The Rock. Both guys claim to be the People's Champion, so the story would basically write itself. DDP ended up begrudgingly accepting the stalker idea with Undertaker.
April 25, 2015
While a lot of people were under the impression that Brock Lesnar was going to scratch the itch and make a return to MMA, Dana White revealed that he was not very close at all to being able to sign his former world heavyweight champion to a contract. White stated that Lesnar was 38 years old, and the deal that WWE offered to him was simply too lucrative and favorable to resist. White still continues to have nothing but positive things to say about Lesnar.
April 17, 2015
Despite signing a new three year contract to remain with WWE, there are those that still believe that Brock Lesnar has not completely shut the door on UFC. One of those people is the ever outspoken Chael Sonnen. He states that if Lesnar really wanted to do MMA again, then Dana White and Vince McMahon would find a way to make it happen. Sonnen stated that McMahon and White are closer than a lot of fans know.
April 2, 2015
While the dollar amount has increased tremendously for Brock Lesnar, his schedule will remain largely the same as the previous contract. The plan right now is for WWE to only use him a couple of times per year for the next three years. The former world heavyweight champion will only be wrestling at pay per view events, while making appearances on Monday Night Raw here and there to promote his high profile matches.
April 2, 2015
Last minute changes have been made by the sports book. Brock Lesnar is now favored to retain the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns, and the reason for that is because he signed a new contract with WWE. Triple H is now favored to defeat Sting in his Wrestlemania debut match. No word on why those particular odds did a complete shift, but the theory floating around is that it is because so many were betting on the WCW legend.
March 29, 2015