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
In a sign that even the most talented athletes in the world might not make it in WWE, Denzel Freeman has been given his release from the company. He went on social media on Friday morning and revealed to fans that his contract had been terminated. The former amateur wrestler stated that he had a lot of fun in NXT, but it is now time for him to move on, which sounds like he might be completely done with the industry.
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
While the company is refusing to reveal details, rumors are floating around that Daniel Bryan was sent home early from the tour of Europe because he suffered a concussion while working a match against Sheamus. Disco Inferno had some strong feelings about the matter. Through social media, he stated that the Celtic Warrior doesn't really now how to work properly in the ring if he is constantly giving concussions to his opponents.
April 22, 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
In a rather interesting situation, William Regal has been receiving threatening calls from someone at a hospital in Houston. They are suggesting that his family will be targeted. Regal interestingly enough posted all the information on social media and asked for help on there. The former WWE star has since contacted the police. No word yet on the status of the culprit, but Regal is taking some precautions to protect his loved ones.
April 20, 2015
While the divas in WWE have taken to social media to beg the front office for more of a chance to shine, TNA has decided to put together an episode of Impact Wrestling this Friday that will feature nothing but their beautiful and talented Knockouts. Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell will be featured in the main event championship match, while the rest of the show will put the spotlight on Angelina Love, Brooke Tessmacher, Gail Kim, Madison Rayne, and others.
April 20, 2015
Those that follow her on social media know that Missy Hyatt is still a weekly watcher of professional wrestling. What they did not know was that she is also a thief. It has now been revealed that the former WCW star was arrested last month in Florida. Missy has been charged with grand theft in her hometown. No word on what item was stolen, but the county classifies grand theft as more than $300 but less than $5000.
April 18, 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