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
Since the company is hoping to break records at the next Wrestlemania, they are already coming up with a list of wrestlers that they can call to perform. One of those names that has already received an offer is Shawn Michaels. He revealed that to Jim Ross on his podcast show this week. Michaels stated that he was not interested in working backstage with WWE because he no longer has the passion required, but he did not rule out an in ring return.
April 16, 2015
During a recent interview, Shawn Michaels revealed why he does not work for WWE on a full time basis. He stated that the company has always had a deal on the table for him because they want him to be associated with the product. His name value and popularity would provide a considerable boost for their television shows. Michaels, however, has opted against going back to work there because he said he simply is not passionate about the business any more.
April 15, 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
Those within the industry have been praising Seth Rollins quite a bit. Now that he is the top champion in WWE, many are comparing him to Shawn Michaels. The two of them like to utilize high impact moves while not fearing the painful bumps. They are also physically similar as well. The only difference is that Michaels is a lot more charismatic than Rollins. However, people feel that Rollins is improving tremendously in that area.
April 1, 2015
While WWE officials were upset with Shawn Michaels and Alundra Blayze, they were said to be quite pleased with how Luke Williams and Butch Miller handled themselves. The front office felt like the speech was a perfect combination of them telling stories and them portraying their Bushwhackers persona. That opens the door a bit for them to make a return for a cameo appearance, but it is highly unlikely since one of them lives in Australia.
April 1, 2015
WWE officials were said to be a bit upset with Shawn Michaels at the hall of fame ceremony, where he was inducting his long time friend, both in real life and on screen, Kevin Nash. Management initially had a script written for him, and both sides had approved of things. Michaels, however, decided at the last minute to throw away the scripted promo and speak from the heart because that is what he really wanted to do in the first place.
April 1, 2015
In the third match at Wrestlemania, Triple H defeated Sting by pin fall after hitting him with the end of a sledgehammer during a Stinger Splash attempt. The match thrilled the audience because Sean Waltman, Shawn Michaels, Billy Gunn and Road Dogg came out to help HHH, while Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall came out to help their former WCW cohort. In the end, though, Vince McMahon made sure WWE won the battle.
March 29, 2015