When you pack a show with the likes of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker, you expect fans to tune in since those are four of the most beloved performers in the history of the business. WWE was rather disappointed to find out today that the numbers were not nearly what they were expecting. The television rating and viewership for the episode only increased slightly, which is a disappointment.
October 20, 2015
During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, Jake Roberts revealed the origin of his Snake nickname. He claims that it was given to him by Paul Orndorff because Roberts kept sneaking behind his back and stealing his ring rats. Orndorff kept calling him a snake, so that nickname stuck. Roberts confessed that the snake gimmick made all of the difference in the world when it comes to his popularity and longevity in the business.
September 18, 2015
When Dana White posted something on social media about professional wrestling being fake, he received the ire of the internet wrestling community and the wrestlers themselves. Steve Austin defended White on his latest podcast by noting that White has been mostly respectful towards the business and has friends in the industry. Austin also stated that White has personally treated him with nothing but respect.
August 7, 2015
While everyone is keeping a positive attitude towards the future, there are doubts that season two of Lucha Underground is going to happen. John Morrison himself mentioned the possibility of the promotion going out of business during his recent podcast interview with Steve Austin. Morrison stated that he would look for work elsewhere in the industry if that were to happen.
July 18, 2015
From the moment that Dixie Carter revealed the big secret meeting earlier today, fans have been speculating like crazy on what Steve Austin has planned. The belief is that the two of them discussed business, which means that the former world heavyweight champion might be heading to TNA. That would be a tremendous boost to the promotion to have a legend like him on board. It would also be a great way to stick it to Vince McMahon.
April 29, 2015
Some further details have been revealed in regards to Steve Austin skipping Wrestlemania this year. WWE actually had purchased airline tickets for him. He was scheduled to fly out of Texas on the same flight as Undertaker. Austin never showed up at the airport. Management even sent someone to the airport in California to pick him up. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be having business disputes with Vince McMahon.
April 2, 2015
There have been a lot of rumors over the years that Triple H has issues with Kurt Angle. Some state that as the reason why the latter was not brought back to WWE. During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, HHH was quick to praise Angle without being solicited. He stated that the Olympic gold medalist picked up the business of professional wrestling quicker than anyone he has ever seen in his career. Angle is routinely praised for being a fast learner.
February 4, 2015
When Steve Austin announced that he was going to be interviewing Triple H on his podcast, many were aware that he was not going to be holding back when it comes to the difficult question. Austin came through. He asked HHH what he would be doing if he had not married Stephanie McMahon. The response was that he would still be doing something similar to his current job because he simply loves the other side of the business so much.
February 4, 2015