After WCW folded, Buff Bagwell was one of the guys whose contract was picked up by WWE. His stint there did not go well. Things apparently went downhill whenever Bagwell was involved in a backstage altercation with Shane Helms. Bagwell required 20 stitches from the fight and was sent home. When he called Jim Ross back, Bagwell felt that he received the cold shoulders, so he blames Ross for his failure in the company.
November 10, 2015
Some of you may already know that Shane Helms has been working backstage for TNA over the past year. However, what many of you might not know is that he is rapidly moving up the ladder in the promotion. Many in the company are praising him for bringing a fresh insight into how matches should be put together. He was even given the responsibility of being the lead agent for the main event of Bound For Glory.
October 11, 2015
During a recent fan session on Reddit, Shane Helms revealed something rather interesting about his time as the Cruiserweight Champion in WWE. He stated that he really wanted a variety of opponents to work with so that his reign would be much more memorable. He tried to convince management to bring in some of the top guys from the independent wrestling circuit. Helms specifically named Austin Aries as one of those he recommended.
October 10, 2015
During the Bound For Glory pay per view on Sunday night, Shane Helms made his television return by entering the ring to congratulate Tigre Uno for retaining the TNA X Division Championship. The belief is that the front office is trying to set up a match between the two. The hope is that Helms will provide some credibility for the champion. In case you didn't know, Helms has been working backstage for the promotion for some time now.
October 5, 2015
When Tommy Dreamer gave Shane Helms a chance to be a commentator for House of Hardcore, a new career opportunity was opened. Rumors are now floating around that TNA is considering Helms as a potential replacement for Taz, who recently parted ways with the company. Helms was recently added to the front office as an agent and producer, but a change could be made if management deems him to be the best option to join Josh Mathews.
April 23, 2015
Last month, photos surfaced of Shane Helms being at an Impact Wrestling taping. Rumors spread like wildfire at the time, but no one knew of the details. Matt Hardy revealed some of that during a recent interview. He stated that TNA was in need of more agents and producers, so they asked him for recommendations. He immediately told them about Helms, who is off the shelf as an in ring performer because of a torn ACL suffered in December.
April 19, 2015