When you pack a show with the likes of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker, you expect fans to tune in since those are four of the most beloved performers in the history of the business. WWE was rather disappointed to find out today that the numbers were not nearly what they were expecting. The television rating and viewership for the episode only increased slightly, which is a disappointment.
October 20, 2015
At the risk of alienating WWE fans, Shawn Michaels was pretty honest when he was recently asked about the current product. He stated that he was a fan of Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. However, he also revealed that he does not watch the shows that much nowadays. It apparently no longer interests the former world heavyweight champion.
June 24, 2015
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Shawn Michaels confirmed something that fans have been speculating for years. He revealed that he was so miserable working in WWE that he asked Vince McMahon to release him from his contract so that he could head down to WCW. Michaels really wanted to be with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall at the time. McMahon, however, refused to let him go because he could not afford to lose another big star.
April 19, 2015
At Wrestlemania, fans finally got to witness the much anticipated showdown between two of the greatest stables of all time, the nWo and DX. While scripting the match and segment, many backstage felt that a lot of the alliances and logic did not make sense. Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall were longtime enemies of Sting. Plus, they are also real life friends with Shawn Michaels, Triple H and Sean Waltman. WWE went through with it anyways.
April 2, 2015
When it comes to ladder matches, one of the most memorable ones involves Scott Hall and Shawn Michaels. That classic will forever be remembered by WWE fans. Management is hoping to capture some of that magic at Wrestlemania this year. Michaels himself noted on social media that a ladder match can have a major impact on the career of a performer. He feels that one of these guys might become a bigger star because of it.
March 14, 2015
Since the late Randy Savage is not available to be there in person, it looks like WWE will rely on Kevin Nash to close out the hall of fame ceremony. The plan is to have him be the main event of the show because he is one of the best talkers around. Plus, it would give fans an opportunity to hear Shawn Michaels speak as well. Another reunion of the Clique is a possibility, as Triple H, Sean Waltman and Scott Hall will be there.
February 27, 2015
For whatever reasons, the internet wrestling community gets upset with wrestlers who make a comeback after they lose a retirement match. Well, those particular fans might not be pleased with what Shawn Michaels recently stated in an interview. When asked about the possibility of being the final opponent for Triple H some day, the Heartbreak Kid stated that he would definitely consider putting on the wrestling boots once again.
February 21, 2015
When Bobby Lashley left WWE, a lot of fans were left wondering why he was never given the chance to be the top star. Some even suggested that racism was a factor. However, the latest reports are suggesting that it could have been the typical backstage politics that kept him from being given bigger pushes. It is being said that Triple H and Shawn Michaels were burying Lashley in front of management as early as his tryouts.
February 16, 2015
Since fans know that Daniel Bryan attended the wrestling school that was started by Shawn Michaels, they have been clamoring for WWE to put them together in a dream match. Many feel that it would easily be a match of the year candidate. During a recent interview, however, Michaels burst those bubbles. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was not particularly interested in working a match against Bryan.
February 14, 2015