Those rumors about WWE giving Apollo Crews a major push turned out to be true after all. The developmental wrestler has now been named the number one contender to the NXT Championship currently held by Finn Balor. Crews leapfrogged over several other performers, including Tyler Breeze and Samoa Joe, to get that highly coveted spot. The belief is that there is a very good chance of him winning the championship soon.
October 15, 2015
While the internet wrestling community has been mocking TNA for putting the world heavyweight championship on Matt Hardy, there are rumors floating around that the reign might not last all that long. There are those that believe that the move was simply done to put more heat on Ethan Carter. The story would play out where Carter finds a way to take the belt back through some sort of scripted legal methods.
October 6, 2015
Rumors have it that one of the ideas being floated around backstage in WWE is for Samoa Joe and Finn Balor to successfully win the Dusty Rhodes memorial tournament. That would then lead to Joe somehow challenging Balor for the NXT Championship in a friendly feud. That particular match would more than likely be the biggest draw for the developmental promotion at this point in time.
September 4, 2015
Since WWE wants Nikki Bella to have fresh challengers and a long title reign, rumors have it that Becky Lynch will be the next diva to challenge her for the championship. It is much too soon for Becky to hold the title, so she will more than likely be used as fodder for the next couple of weeks. The spotlight should be good for the performer from Ireland.
August 23, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Kevin Owens is going to be winning the NXT Heavyweight Championship back from Finn Balor. A possible reason for the speculation is that fans in attendance at the taping saw Owens carrying around the belt. There is a possibility that his character simply stole the belt from Balor in order to annoy him. Owens is penciled in as a permanent member of the main roster.
August 16, 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
As of right now, only the main event of Summerslam has been made official. Rumors are popping up that WWE is going to be doing a triple threat tag team match for the championship. New Day and Prime Time Players were already at odds. To change things up a bit, the front office will probably add Los Matadores into the match.
July 25, 2015
As of right now, WWE has Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose booked in a ladder match for the world heavyweight championship at Money in the Bank. That might be changing. Rumors are floating around that management is throwing around the idea of having Roman Reigns winning the MITB and cashing it in immediately. That is why the creative department has been emphasizing the friendship between Reigns and Ambrose so much lately.
June 1, 2015
Initially, WWE had planned on giving Sheamus a big heel push so that he could challenge Roman Reigns for the world heavyweight championship. However, those plans were scrapped, and we now have a heel champion in Seth Rollins. The front office knew that there was only so much they could push the Celtic Warrior before he hit the ceiling. Well, rumors are floating around now that they are going to give him the Intercontinental Championship to work with.
May 13, 2015
There are some rumblings that Bully Ray could be making his return to TNA tonight on Impact Wrestling. Management has been promoting the fact that a former world heavyweight championship would be making a comeback. However, these rumors have to be taken with a grain of salt, as Bully is being advertised to make appearances for a promotion in New Mexico on Friday and Saturday. Of course, they could have been canceled.
May 8, 2015