While not a lot of fans give him credit for the effort that he puts into improving his performance, both in the ring and on the microphone, Ryback has impressed a lot of people backstage in WWE with his desire to get better. It was recently revealed that the reigning Intercontinental Champion has been taking boxing lessons on his days off, so that he can improve his stamina and bring something new into his game.
September 4, 2015
Going into the Elimination Chamber, Sheamus was initially penciled in as the person that was scheduled to walk out of the enormous steel cage structure with the Intercontinental Championship in his hand. However, as a sign that WWE still continues to change up plans on a frequent basis, management opted to put the belt on Ryback for whatever reasons. A lot of people backstage have been impressed with the Big Guy as of late.
June 4, 2015
Fans attending WWE live events this upcoming weekend might be in for a bit of disappointment if they were looking forward to see John Cena and Randy Orton. The two of them have been pulled from the road. Management is going to try to supplement the show by having Seth Rollins defending the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns on one tour. The other will be headlined by Rusev, Dean Ambrose and Ryback.
April 30, 2015
Since WWE does not have anything written in stone for Roman Reigns right now, they are going to be stalling his push at Extreme Rules. He'll definitely get a match on the pay per view because they want him to remain in front of the cameras. However, it will more than likely just be a filler segment. The talk right now is that he will be teamed up with Ryback, and the two of them will face Big Show and Kane in a tag team match.
April 9, 2015
Some concerns have been risen in regards to the push that Rusev has been receiving in WWE. Right now, management is obviously stalling with him. The Russian sympathizer has not been thrown into a feud and has been working random matches against Dean Ambrose, R Truth, Roman Reigns, Justin Gabriel and Ryback. The belief is that the creative department did have a good story for him and will wait for the Royal Rumble.
January 21, 2015
When Chris Jericho had CM Punk on his podcast show, the latest UFC signing revealed his disdain towards certain individuals backstage in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he has lost some years from his life because of injuries sustained while working a program with Ryback, whom Punk claims is quite reckless in the ring. Jericho has announced that the big guy will be doing an interview this week, and he's expected to respond.
December 16, 2014