On February 22, OMEGA Championship Wrestling is doing a live event in Smithfield, North Carolina. Matt Hardy and Shane Helms will be headlining the event as a tag team. Gunner, Christian York and Reby Sky have all been announced for the show as well.
"Hey WWE I’m not trying to be rude but the crowd seems to really want Daniel Bryan. Juuuuuuust MAFAKIN Saying!! Geez. Sadly WWE is still run by 'Muscle Marks.' It is what it is folks."
- Shane Helms on backstage politics in WWE
In a rather interesting move, Bobby Lashley has decided to make his Instagram account private, which means that fans are not able to see his pictures and updates without following his account. The former WWE and current MMA star made the change recently.
Bobby Lashley revealed on Twitter that he was pulled over by a cop, but was freed because the law enforcement officer was a big fan of wrestling and recognized him from his days in WWE.
While he is not doing so on a weekly basis like a lot of former WWE stars, Bobby Lashley is still doing some wrestling. The former ECW star, who is still focused on his MMA career, has been booked for a match against Big Daddy V in February in Tennessee.
The feeling within the wrestling industry is that Bobby Lashley won't be returning any time soon. While a UFC stint seems highly unlikely, the former WWE star is doing well enough in MMA to keep pursuing his career in the sport.
A big triple threat match featuring Matt Hardy, Shane Helms and Mr Anderson, all of whom are former WWE stars, has been booked for an independent wrestling show in Wisconsin this upcoming Saturday night.
Former WWE stars Shane Helms and Carlito were down in South America together. An incident took place at the airport, which led to Helms mocking Carlito.
Big E Langston made a joke on Twitter about himself, Bobby Lashley and how black people all look alike.
Bobby Lashley picked up his tenth MMA victory on Friday night when he defeated Tony Melton in Tulsa.
Devon posted a picture of himself and Shane Helms on Twitter.
Shortly after his release from WWE, Kassius Ohno has already been booked for a show in a week against Shane Helms.
Shane Helms playfully taunted Al Snow about not being given a private dressing room at an independent wrestling show.
Shane Helms has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. The former WWE star was charged with driving under the influences by a police officer who showed up at the scene. Helms suffered a variety of injuries, and his girlfriend broke her neck as well.
"I don’t know anything about [Bobby] Lashley. Lashley just looks very synthetic to me. That’s just my opinion and I could be completely wrong, and if I am, I apologize to him and his family. No, I don’t apologize to him and his family. God bless him! (laughs). If he’s clean, Jesus man, you’re absolutely phenomenal, a physical specimen. But you look at him. Lashley, it would be hard to believe a guy with that muscle structure is clean."
Chris Benoit shocked the wrestling world when he was able to win the Royal Rumble and earned himself a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania. He was successfully able to eliminate the Big Show to win the match.