For years, WWE was never willing to spend the money to bring in the ultra talented AJ Styles. Things have changed a bit now that they have found success by signing independent wrestlers. Styles mentioned during a recent interview that he would certainly be open to the idea of joining World Wrestling Entertainment if they were to put together a deal that really hard to resist.
August 26, 2015
There are rumors floating around that Shawn Daivari was going to be signing a contract with GFW in the near future. However, if he does, it will have to be a deal that only allows him to work live events. Lucha Underground does not allow their performers to work television for any other wrestling promotion. Of course, that deal would be terminated if the company folds, as some have predicted.
August 14, 2015
Earlier this week, it was announced that Bill DeMott would be doing a weekly podcast interview show. Some are anticipating the controversy that will surely be generated by that. A name that he should consider signing up is Ivelisse Velez, who happened to be one of the first developmental wrestlers to report DeMott to WWE. That would generate quite the interest for the new show.
August 13, 2015
A person that was unintentionally hurt by the Hulk Hogan scandal is said to be Havok. She did a good tryout for WWE, but management opted to hold off on signing her because some racial comments she posted years ago on social media resurfaced. The front office doesn't want any ties whatsoever to racism, so rumors are saying that she has very little chance of being picked up by the company.
August 8, 2015
Initially, Stephen Amell was supposed to sign autographs at the Wizard World convention in Chicago during the entire weekend of Summerslam. Now, he has decided to cancel out on Sunday and is only signing on Saturday. That has added even more fuel to the fire of the rumor that WWE is bringing the Arrow actor to the pay per view for a segment.
July 28, 2015
When it comes to potential signings for Lucha Underground, not a lot of people think of Brutus Magnus. However, the former world heavyweight champion has been quiet open about his interest in working for the promotion. Magnus states that he can do a lot more in the ring than what people have seen thus far. No word on if LU has a mutual interest, however.
July 15, 2015
While it is still much too soon to accurately judge, it seemingly appears that Joe Koff and Dixie Carter signing on with Destination America is a good move. Both TNA and ROH saw an increase in viewership this week. A lot of fans are drawn to the idea that they can get a ton of wrestling all in the same night.
June 18, 2015
Developmental wrestlers in WWE generally do not get paid a lot of money, and that was one of the things that caused Samoa Joe to be hesitant about signing a contract with the company. In order to get the deal done, management opted to give him a contract that might help them secure more of the top performers on the independent scene. Joe is being allowed to work for other promotions, provided that he does not appear on television.
May 25, 2015
Even though she took to social media to deny the rumors, TMZ is reporting that Tammy Sytch is very close to signing a huge contract with Vivid. Reports are stating that the deal is worth six figures. The company is willing to pay her a good amount of money because they were able to generate a good amount of profit from the Chyna videos. It is also being said that Tammy is ready to film her first porn video as soon as the contract is signed.
May 20, 2015