When asked about the four New Japan stars heading to WWE, Kevin Owens stated that he was most excited about wrestling against Shinsuke Nakamura. The two of them have wrestled one another once before. Always the heel, Owens made sure to mention that he was better than Nakamura, AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows. The fact that he addressed the signings adds even more credibility to the rumors.
January 10, 2016
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
Reports have surfaced that Samoa Joe has signed a developmental contract with WWE. Terms of the deal are said to be for two years. The sum has not been disclosed, but the belief is that someone with the stature of Joe would be able to comment a bit more money that what the NXT performers normally get paid. The company has yet to confirm the signing, but they do not usually make an announcement on developmental signings.
May 15, 2015
While the company has not made an official announcement yet, you can bet the farm that Hulk Hogan will more than likely be at Wrestlemania this week. At the very least, he will be around to do some signings and appearances during the week. WWE wants him to make an appearance at the pay per view as well, but as of right now, they have yet to come up with an idea for him because they are focused on building up the actual card first.
February 26, 2015