During a joint interview, Jim Ross and Shawn Michaels took the time to heap a good amount of praise towards Shelton Benjamin. In addition to saying that he was the best victim of the Sweet Chin Music ever, Michaels stated that it frustrated him that WWE never gave Benjamin the push that he deserved.
July 1, 2015
During a recent interview, Sheamus revealed that he held some resentment towards Shelton Benjamin because the latter kept calling the former a rookie when the two of them worked together back in 2009. Being the good person that he is, Benjamin took to social media to offer his sincerest apology. However, he also revealed that he does not recall using that term, which some in the industry find to be offense, whatsoever.
June 3, 2015
Earlier this year, it was announced that Shelton Benjamin would be joining the innagural roster of GFW. However, it has now been revealed that the former Intercontinental Champion was smart enough of a businessman to negotiate with other companies at the same time. Benjamin stated through social media that he did indeed have negotiations with TNA. He revealed that both parties shared a mutual interest, but a deal could not be reached at the time.
May 29, 2015
A lot of fans are under the impression that Charlie Haas is completely retired form professional wrestling. However, the former WWE star does work the occasion match on the independent wrestling circuit. He just doesn't make a big deal out of it. There are now rumors floating around the Jeff Jarrett might be able to convince Haas to become a more active performer after he revealed that GFW had signed Shelton Benjamin to a contract.
May 16, 2015
Late in 2014, rumors surfaced that Shelton Benjamin was going to make a return to WWE because the company filed for a trademark to his name. It turns out that it was simply for merchandising reason. Well, good news if you've been wanting Benjamin back in the United States. He has now been signed to a contract by GFW and should be a part of that summer tour. Jeff Jarrett has been building himself quite the roster.
May 15, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sheamus revealed that he had some backstage heat with Shelton Benjamin when he first started out in WWE. He stated that Benjamin had a weird fascination about pointing out how the Celtic Warrior was a rookie, even though he had worked in the industry for approximately seven years before joining the company. The Irish born wrestler stayed professional despite being bothered by it.
May 2, 2015