Wrestling Revealed

Ric Flair

Drinking with Ric Flair

During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone revealed that the reason why he quit drinking and partying with Ric Flair is because Flair eventually shows his genitals at some point in the night. Schiavone also noted that Flair would be sneaky at times and throw away his drink while no one was looking. That enabled Flair to have a reputation as a party animal without being completely drunk.
August 28, 2015
Jushin Liger

Jushin Liger at MSG

Since WWE treats the live event at Madison Square Garden as a pay per view, rumors surfaced that management had signed Jushin Liger to work the show. While he has indeed signed on to work more dates for the promotion, he will not be in New York City that night. The legend from Japan has already been booked on that date in England, where he will face AJ Styles in a dream match.
August 28, 2015
Great Khali

Mark Henry to India

Since the company no longer has the expensive services of the Great Khali, they are forced to find other wrestlers to send to India to promote. The latest person to be sent to that country is Mark Henry, and he is on his way there this week. His promotional duties aren't for an upcoming tour, however. He is simply there to bring a little more awareness for WWE since they are televised there.
August 27, 2015
Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar vs Bo Dallas

Whenever WWE does a live event at Madison Square Garden, they treat it like a pay per view, even though it is not always televised. The show is so big that management is even willing to shell out some additional money to Brock Lesnar so that he can make it even more of a special occasion. Rumors are floating around right now that he is going to be wrestling Bo Dallas, but the front office has yet to choose an opponent for that evening.
August 27, 2015
Byron Saxton

NXT commentators

Some details have been revealed as to how the commentators in NXT operate. For starters, they generally do the commentary in post production and not live. Triple H is the main person that is in the ears of Rich Brennan, Corey Graves and Byron Saxton. Michael Cole will provide them with advice from time to time. Cole is also the one in charge when they do commentary in post production.
August 27, 2015
Young Bucks

New Japan revenue doubles

Back in 2012, Bushido Road purchased New Japan and put it under their corporate umbrella. It turned out to be a wise investment, as company president Takaaki Kidani has revealed that revenue has doubled in that time. That is good news for guys like AJ Styles, Young Bucks, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows and others because it means that the company will be able to continue to use them.
August 27, 2015
Rey Mysterio

Rey Mysterio return to WWE

Initially, the plan for Rey Mysterio was to sign a very lucrative deal with Lucha Underground, which was reportedly to include an ownership stake. However, with the promotion likely to fold before the second season gets approved, plans are changing for the masked performer. There are now talks that he is considering a return to WWE. Some are even saying that discussions have already begun.
August 26, 2015
Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio scarf

Back when he was in WWE, Alberto Del Rio used to wear a scarf to the ring. The reason for that is because Vince McMahon hated the fact that Chris Jericho wore scarves backstage all the time. McMahon feels that it is a feminine product to wear. Since he hated it so much, McMahon felt that the scarves would bring even further heat to the heel character that Del Rio was portraying.
August 26, 2015
Big E Langston

New Day remembers reporter

A reporter in Virginia by the name of Alison Parker was shot and killed while on the air today. All three members of New Day took to social media almost immediately to express their condolences. Apparently, Parker had a very memorable interview with the stable last year. Big E Langston stated that she brought energy and warmth to the interview, while Kofi Kingston praised her good vibe. Xavier Woods said she had a kind heart and mind.
August 26, 2015
Stardust

Wade Barrett written off

The reason why Stardust attacked Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw this week was because the creative department needed to write him off for a couple of weeks. The King of the Ring is heading back to England to film a movie for WWE. Barrett created a bit of a buzz with the internet wrestling community when he started using his real name on social media, but that is more than likely done because he's an actor for the time being.
August 25, 2015