In case you missed the latest episode of Smackdown, Kalisto defeated Ryback to advance in the tournament to crown a new world heavyweight champion. It is now being said that the reason why WWE did that is because there are those backstage that felt that the tournament matches were a bit predictable. The creative department wanted to have at least one upset in the first round.
November 16, 2015
During his podcast interview with Steve Austin, Ryback revealed that his contract with WWE was set to expire next year. From the sound of it, he has every intention of signing another deal to remain with the promotion. Ryback also stated that he was looking into the possibility of getting a tour bus when he is traveling to live events. Usually, management only provides those to the upper level guys.
November 3, 2015
For years now, people have been wondering who WWE will eventually use as a replacement for John Cena as the top guy in the company. Ryback is an extremely confident guy. He recently revealed that he has informed Vince McMahon that he would be a great choice to replace Cena some day. Ryback stated that he was not going to be another Cena. He was going to continue to be himself. He feels that is enough to carry the company.
October 30, 2015
Wrestlers know that when you are on the road, it is really hard to find a good gym in the various cities that WWE tours. A solution might have been found. Management is currently planning a partnership with Tapout where the two companies would launch gyms in various markets. Performers like Ryback and Seth Rollins would be heavily involved with the locations that are near them on their days off.
October 30, 2015
During a recent interview with Fox Sports, Chris Jericho confirmed a longstanding rumor about his match against Fandango at Wrestlemania. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that he initially did not want to do that match because he did not feel that it was worthy of being on the biggest pay per view of the year. Jericho also noted that he was supposed to have been working with Ryback instead.
October 8, 2015
During a recent interview, Ryback revealed that it never bothered him whenever fans would chant for Goldberg during his matches. However, he also revealed that Vince McMahon absolutely hates it when the audience does that. The CEO kept asking others backstage for ideas on how to better control the audience. McMahon does not like giving any type of rub to performers who are no longer with the company.
September 24, 2015
A post on YouTube where WWE lists the ten best moments from the episode of Smackdown that aired on September 17, 2015. Ryback attacks Kevin Owens. Dolph Ziggler purchases earrings for Summer Rae and hints at a potential romantic relationship between the two. New Day cuts another entertaining segment.
September 18, 2015