Since he has now proven that he be utilized as the top guy in a promotion, Jay Lethal has reportedly earned the interest of WWE. In the past, management wanted to focus on signing guys that fans were not all that familiar with. However, with the recent success of guys like Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens, the front office has changed their policy a little. Lethal has expressed interest in the past.
September 16, 2015
When the controversial tape came out and Hulk Hogan became vilified, the belief was that he was going to have to wait a while before signing any new endorsement contracts, especially after WWE dropped him unceremoniously. Well, it turns out that the wait was not that long after all. Fan Picks has signed Hogan to a deal. The legendary performer will promote the fantasy sports website.
September 11, 2015
From the moment that Kurt Angle took some time away from TNA to remove a tumor in his neck, the internet wrestling community has been wondering if and when he would be making a return to the company. Speculations were fired up this week, as Angle revealed that he was not signing a contract extension. However, it has now been revealed that Angle would be returning during the Bound For Glory weekend.
September 10, 2015
Instead of waiting until she moved to the United States next month, WWE opted to have Kana take her medical exam earlier than expected. The veteran performer from Japan passed the tests, so a contract between the two sides has now been signed. World Wrestling Entertainment released an official statement about the signing, stating that they are excited to have her join the NXT divas division.
September 8, 2015
It seems like Kana is very much set on signing a contract with WWE, even though she stated not too long ago that she wanted to retire from professional wrestling. She is scheduled to show up in the USA next month to do the routine medical testing required before a contract is signed. The star from Japan will then need some time in developmental to get used to the new style, which means she won't appear on the main roster for a while.
September 3, 2015
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