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
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
A post on YouTube where WWE highlights the ten best moments from the episode of Smackdown that aired on September 10, 2015. Adrian Neville saves the Lucha Dragons from an attack. Charlotte, Sasha Banks and the other divas get into a huge brawl. Plus, Ryback and Seth Rollins battle in a lumberjack match.
September 11, 2015
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
Originally, the plan by WWE was to have Miz team up with Stardust to take on Stephen Amell and Adrian Neville. However, management had to change up those plans when Ryback was injured and the feud including Big Show was stalled. A replacement was needed, so they decided on Wade Barrett, who really did not have an important program to work, despite being King of the Ring.
August 12, 2015
It looks like Ryback is actually going to make a return to WWE much sooner than we initially thought. Rumor has it that he is currently in Washington and could be making an appearance on Monday Night Raw. The belief is that he is coming back early because he does not want to lose his spot on the card, which is something that wrestlers frequently do.
August 10, 2015