When Dolph Ziggler posted a vague message that hinted of his impending departure from WWE, that created quite a buzz with fans. He decided to do it again on Sunday morning. Ziggler posted through social media that he has been given bad gimmicks by the company in the past (caddie and cheerleader), but he overcame that and found success. He hinted that Extreme Rules might be the last pay per view that he works for the company.
April 26, 2015
The second developmental wrestler to be released by WWE is Tony Briggs, who told his fans through social media on Friday afternoon. He was very thankful of the company and had nothing but nice things to say about those that trained him and helped him. Briggs vowed to make it back to NXT some day, so there is a very good chance that he will pursue his opportunities on the independent wrestling circuit to prove is worth again.
April 24, 2015
An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015
Earlier today, Dolph Ziggler posted a rather long and interest message through social media. He sounded quite disgruntled with how WWE has been treating him, a problem that he has faced in the past. He mentioned something about giving them five months to show him that he needs them. That has led to speculation that Ziggler has a contract set to expire later on this year. Management has pushed him a little, but he is stuck under a glass ceiling.
April 23, 2015
During a recent interview, Bret Hart was asked about his niece Natalya Neidhart. Not surprisingly, he stated that she has been the best diva in WWE for quite some time now. He also feels that the front office does not show enough respect to the female performers in the company. Hart echoes the statement of many on social media by saying that the girls should be allowed more in ring time so that they can show the fans what they can really do.
April 21, 2015
Earlier in the week, Michael Hayes took to social media to promise WWE fans that there would be some surprises on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. After the telecast was over, angry fans told Hayes that he did not keep his words. The legendary member of the Fabulous Freebirds decided to issue a response by stating that he never said that it would be huge surprises. He never promised Steve Austin or The Rock.
April 17, 2015
Through social media, Kevin Von Erich revealed that his sons will be heading to Orlando in May for NXT. Some are saying that the boys will be going in for tryouts, while others are saying that they have already secured deals with WWE. Since the family name still holds plenty of value, it wouldn't be all that difficult to believe that Ross Von Erich and Marshall Von Erich will be picked up in the developmental program.
April 9, 2015
Since they spent a lot of time in WCW tormenting one another, fans were a bit confused that the nWo would come out and save Sting. Scott Hall was asked about that from a fan through social media, and his response was that he had no comment. It is difficult for anyone involved with WWE to explain the logic behind that one. Hall did mention money as a factor, but that more than likely has to do with what his character is thinking.
April 6, 2015
In a very heartwarming message, Mick Foley thanks AJ Lee through social media for her contributions to the professional wrestling industry. He stated that she was a pioneer because she proved to WWE that you do not have to be a cookie cutter diva in order to succeed in the business. The former world heavyweight champion also stated that AJ was the person that paved the way for performers like Paige to get a chance with the company.
April 5, 2015
There are speculations going around that AJ Lee was forced out by WWE. The thinking behind that is because of how she spoke out publicly against the company through social media earlier this year. Some say that Triple H and Stephanie McMahon have held a grudge towards her since. However, that is not the case. According to sources, the company wanted AJ to stick around because she is one of the better draws on the roster.
April 4, 2015