It looks like the rumors about Layla El were true after all. She announced her retirement from WWE through the company's official website. She did an interview where she thanked everyone for the opportunity and stated that she enjoyed her nine years in the business. Layla wants to settle down, get married and start the next chapter in her life.
July 29, 2015
Since the company still feels that he can be a huge part of their future, there are plans in the works for Drew Galloway to receive a nice push within the next year. Rumors have it that he is being built up as a world heavyweight championship challenger for Ethan Carter, who is set to be given quite the lengthy push himself. A battle between the two could be very good for business.
July 29, 2015
Earlier in the year, there were rumors that Eric Bischoff was going to sign with GFW and help out on the production side of things. However, since he has legal issues with TNA, Jeff Jarrett may be reluctant to go down that route at this point in time because he has a business relationship with Dixie Carter currently. Things may change down the line, however.
July 29, 2015
While the odds of it happening are seemingly really thin, rumors have it that Jeff Jarrett is continuing to hold on to hope that he can get Rey Mysterio to make an appearance for GFW when they start filming for television. His business relationship with AAA means that the deal cannot be completely ruled out just yet.
July 9, 2015
When it was announced that Seiya Sanada was leaving the promotion, rumors spread that the relationship between TNA and Wrestle 1 had gone downhill. Apparently, that is the case, as the two companies are no longer doing business together. It is being said that the Great Muta has more of a relationship with Jeff Jarrett than Dixie Carter, whom he does respect. This is the reason why Sanada is now a member of the GFW roster.
May 9, 2015
While a lot of wrestling fans still clamor for his return to WWE, Shane McMahon has expressed no desire to do so. In fact, he has been avoiding the family business for quite some time now. While everyone involved has been denying the backstage heat rumors, it speaks volume that McMahon doesn't even bother to attend Wrestlemania any more. That is the biggest event of the year, and one would expect him to at least be in attendance.
April 29, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Lucha Underground has lost nearly $20 million thus far. That number is a bit exaggerated. While the promotion will not reveal the number, they are not denying that money was lost this year. Some major changes are being planned in the hopes of being able to continue as a business. Their best bet is if Rey Mysterio and Alberto Del Rio can draw in more of the mainstream fans.
April 6, 2015
E! released an official statement about the fourth season of Total Divas, and they listed the names of the cast members. A glaring omission is Cameron, which has led to speculations that she is being dropped from the reality television show. She hasn't really been featured much in WWE, and there are rumors floating around that management is not pleased with her focusing so much of her time and energy on outside business ventures.
April 1, 2015
Those that watched the latest episode of Monday Night Raw saw that Rikishi was going to be next performer to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania weekend. Rumors have surfaced that a big reason why he is being honored is because management wanted to emphasized the legendary Samoan roots in the business. It would be a method for them to promote the fact that Roman Reigns was being pushed as a top guy.
February 10, 2015
There have been a lot of rumors over the years that Triple H has issues with Kurt Angle. Some state that as the reason why the latter was not brought back to WWE. During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, HHH was quick to praise Angle without being solicited. He stated that the Olympic gold medalist picked up the business of professional wrestling quicker than anyone he has ever seen in his career. Angle is routinely praised for being a fast learner.
February 4, 2015