Even though he has already turned them down, WWE still is trying to convince Shawn Michaels to make an appearance at Wrestlemania 32 and have a big role. Aside from badly needing star power at the event, management wants Michaels there because it is taking place at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. Shawn, of course, is from San Antonio and still massively popular in his home state. Some are guessing that he will be a special referee.
February 3, 2016
While many felt that it was a really nice gesture by Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels to give a matching Rolex watch to Charlotte, there are some that feel that it was much too soon to be doing that. Winning the Divas Championship is viewed as an accomplish, but her career in WWE still has a long way to go. It might have been better to wait until she was towards the tail end of her career. Charlotte still has yet to work a match at Wrestlemania.
November 1, 2015
Right after they worked the retirement match, Shawn Michaels surprised Ric Flair by giving him matching Rolex watches. Michaels has long stated that he idolized Flair when he was growing up. Well, the two of them decided to bestow quite the honor on Charlotte when the trio was backstage together at Monday Night Raw. The WWE Divas Champion was given a matching watch as well.
October 21, 2015
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
Over the years, there have been many conflicting stories in regards to Shawn Michaels coming close to leaving WWE for WCW. Eric Bischoff discussed that topic during his podcast interview with Ric Flair. He denies that a job offer was ever put on the table for Michaels. Bischoff stated that he never really pursued Michaels all that hard because he just got the sense that Michaels was happy working where he was.
October 1, 2015
As some of you may already know, Shawn Michaels is coming back to WWE in October to work an episode of Monday Night Raw. Reports have now surfaced that the former world heavyweight champion is going to be working a big story line that night. No details have been leaked yet, but there is a lot of speculation that he could end up working a segment with Triple H and Seth Rollins.
September 29, 2015
In October, WWE is doing an episode of Monday Night Raw in Dallas. They are hoping to receive a huge spike in the ratings by bringing in some very big name players. Undertaker, Steve Austin, Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels have all been signed for the show. An official announcement has been made by the company that all four of them will be involved in some sort of segment throughout the night.
September 23, 2015
Even though he routinely bashes WWE for becoming a more kid friendly product, Marty Jannetty has been campaigning through social media for a hall of fame induction. A solo induction is unlikely to happen as his run was not all that memorable as a singles performer. His best chance of getting the honor would be if management decided to honor Shawn Michaels again by inducting the Rockers.
August 29, 2015