Some new rumors have popped up in regards to Lisa Fox Lee being fired by WWE despite being with the company for nearly two decades. It is being said that Vince McMahon had her released because she was not able to successfully negotiate a contract to acquire the rights to the NWA library. The company wanted to prevent them from being able to create their own online video streaming service.
July 12, 2015
Last night, Impact Wrestling was filmed live in Orlando, and a familiar face was backstage. Chris Hero was said to be there visiting with old friends, which is the adage more frequently used because no one wants to admit that they are in negotiations with a company. Rumors have it that Hero did have a little talk with TNA, so that the two sides can gauge interest in a potential contract. He has been looking for another chance since his WWE release.
May 9, 2015
While there are still a good amount of fans out there that are denying the rumors, Seth Rollins has not used the Curb Stomp finishing move since word broke out that it was banned by WWE. Some further details about the situation have been released. It appears that the front office might have been forced into the situation because of advice that they received from their lawyers, who are currently battling multiple lawsuits from former wrestlers.
April 30, 2015
There are rumors floating around that the partnership between TNA and Wrestle 1 has come to an end. Much of the speculation stems from the fact that Seiya Sanada was released from his contract before it was set to expire in July. Interesting enough, Sanada has opted to remain in the United States instead of going back to work in Japan. Nothing has been confirmed from either the Great Muta or Dixie Carter at this point in time.
April 23, 2015
As is always the case after Wrestlemania, speculations run rampant about potential releases from the roster. For years, Zack Ryder was safe from those rumors because management did not want to risk losing him to another promotion. This year, however, does not seem to be the case, as the front office has zapped him of a good amount of momentum and popularity. Ryder could become a casualty of the yearly roster purge.
April 4, 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
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Melina talked about her release from WWE. She stated that she is now over it and has accepted that it was something that needed to happen. The 36 year old now understands that the company needed to clear roster spots for fresher faces. She also reiterated that the rumors about backstage heat leading to her departure were not true. She was not nearly as crazy as her character was.
March 22, 2015
Almost immediately upon his resignation announcement, fans made speculations about the actual status of Bill DeMott within WWE. Some believed that he had actually been covertly moved to a front office position to wait things out while the heat dies down. When informed of those rumors, management actually released a statement to the media that it was not the case. DeMott has completely resigned from the company.
March 7, 2015
Rumors are running rampant right now that Rey Mysterio might have just been released from his contract with WWE. The speculations were started because the company removed his profile from the current roster. The masked performer can now be found in the alumni section. Management usually orders that to take place whenever a wrestler leaves the promotion. Mysterio has been trying to find a way out for quite some time now.
February 26, 2015
It looks like Alex Riley isn't ready to depart WWE just yet. Amid rumors that he was seeking his release from the company after being abruptly dropped from the Royal Rumble match, he showed up at NXT and started a program with one of the developmental wrestlers. It is said that he should be down there for at least a couple of weeks to finish the feud. No word yet on whether or not management will put him back on the main roster.
February 13, 2015