There are talks floating around that Vampiro might have just inadvertently saved his own job. Rumors sparked earlier in the year that he was on the verge of being fired by Lucha Underground because his performance on the commentating has not been up to par. However, with TMZ recently picking up on the story of him saving a life at a restaurant, management might want to avoid firing him for fear of the potential bad publicity to follow.
March 24, 2015
For years now, WWE has largely neglected Samoa Joe. Now, rumors have it that he is finally joining the company. The reason for the change is a simple one. Triple H is now calling some of the shots. He is the one that expressed interest in bringing Joe on board. Kevin Dunn and Vince McMahon are still not sold on the former TNA star being able to be an asset on the main roster, but HHH is going to try to convince them otherwise.
March 23, 2015
If you watched Kevin Owens in ROH, you already know that the big man does a lot of high impact and high risk moves. He has toned that down slightly in NXT. A WWE fan asked him through social media why he no longer does the suicide dive. Owens sarcastically responded that he wanted to live. In reality, however, there are rumors that Triple H instructed him to save the big spots for the very big moments instead of doing them routinely.
March 23, 2015
A couple of legends from Japan were in consideration for a hall of fame induction at Wrestlemania this year. WWE opted to go with Tatsumi Fujinami because of his connection with Ric Flair. Rumors have it that some in the front office wanted to wait on inducting Masahiro Chono. They feel that it would be best to include him in the same class as when they induct Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash again. Chono was an nWo member.
March 22, 2015
Rumors have been spreading around about James Storm possibly leaving TNA. As of right now, the speculations are unsubstantiated. Management has been busy negotiating new contracts with the performers. It is virtually impossible for them to be able to sign everyone at once because the negotiations process is lengthier than some fans are aware of. Storm is said to still be in talks with John Gaburick about sticking around.
March 16, 2015
Earlier in the year, there were rumors floating around that Vince Russo was going to take over the creative department for Lucha Underground. John Morrison decided to chime in on the matter. He flat out stated that the rumors were not true. Morrison said that Russo was simply there to watch the show as a fan. He also stated that he and a couple of other stars did interviews with Russo that should be uploaded to YouTube in the near future.
March 9, 2015
Some rumors popped up recently that Triple H went off the script when he worked an interview segment with Booker T on Monday Night Raw. Some are saying that the firing angle was something that was impromptu and spontaneous. Those rumors are false. WWE had the entire thing scripted out from the beginning. Otherwise, Booker might not have been able to react that well in a pinch. HHH was said to be one that came up with the idea.
March 6, 2015
While an extremely motivated Jeff Jarrett continues to work on getting a television deal for his new promotion, there have been a ton of speculations as to the details of GFW. Rumors surfaced recently that the voice of the promotion will be a very familiar one to longtime wrestling fans. It is being said that Jarrett is hoping to bring together Jim Ross and Mike Tenay as his broadcasting team. He tried teaming them up for New Japan in January.
February 26, 2015
Earlier this week, rumors about ROH being in negotiations with Spike TV were debunked. The network even went as far as to say that they had no clue where those speculations came from. There are now reports that the source of the rumors are actually from within the company itself. The belief is that Joe Koff and his staff were the ones that leaked the rumors in an attempt to hide the fact that the company is going through financial issues.
February 23, 2015
Rumors surfaced within the internet wrestling community this week that ROH was in negotiations with Spike TV. The speculation was that they were trying to get a weekly television show on Friday nights. There have been absolutely no confirmation of this from Joe Koff or anyone in the promotion. In fact, Koff recently stated that he was more than satisfied with the progress that his company has been making with Ring of Honor being aired.
February 21, 2015