In a rather interesting tidbit, Mark Henry revealed that he was ready to retire as an in ring performer back in 2013. The former world heavyweight champion was more than willing to remain with WWE in a backstage role. However, when he went to the headquarters and spoke with Vince McMahon, he was somehow convinced to sign another multiple year deal by the CEO.
October 8, 2015
With the creative department scrambling around backstage to change up the script for Monday Night Raw tonight, the latest rumors from backstage is that WWE has decided to add Ric Flair to the show. No word yet on what his involvement will entail, but he could be doing an angle with Charlotte. There is also speculation that he could be working an angle with Sting, since the two of them have quite the history together.
August 24, 2015
With so much more of the spotlight being given to the divas in WWE, it is rather interesting to note that Emma has not received any of the love. That does not look to change in the near future, as management simply views her as a filler right now. Though she is talented, there is not much support backstage to garner a nice push for the gal from Australia.
August 22, 2015
Chavo Guerrero revealed an interesting backstage story about Eddie Guerrero. He stated that his uncle was pretty upset when WWE dropped him down the card after taking away the world heavyweight championship. Guerrero felt that he should have been working against Triple H and Shawn Michaels in programs. Instead, management used him to put over Luther Reigns.
August 15, 2015
While there has been no official confirmation of a concussion, word coming out of backstage is that Sheamus has been pulled from Monday Night Raw this week. The former world heavyweight champion has been replaced in the dark main event. There is a chance that he might still show up at the arena, however, to do some further medical testing.
August 10, 2015
Uhaa Nation has been given a new theme song to use in NXT, and it is interesting to note that it is a piece that was utilized on the very first episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on Destination America. Since that could be grounds for a lawsuit, someone might have made a mistake backstage. A change should be expected soon, as the legal department already has their hands full with lawsuits.
July 26, 2015
An interesting situation is shaping up backstage in TNA. At the end of this month, the contract for Austin Aries is set to expire. As of right now, no new deal has been announced. The belief is that Aries is still in negotiations with management. A lot of eyes are on the situation because it will be rather interesting if another veteran performer is allowed to leave.
June 23, 2015
Since management believed it to be a freak accident, there is no backstage heat on Samoa Joe for the neck injury that Tyson Kidd suffered. Bret Hart, however, has a different opinion. He stated that Joe is doing a finishing maneuver that is far too dangerous. Hart is also hoping that the Muscle Buster does not end up costing Kidd his career.
June 21, 2015
While the topic has not been brought up much lately, WWE is still interested in using Sting at Summerslam. They just have not been able to figure out how they want to make that happen. There are those backstage that want to save him for Wrestlemania, but there are others who are pushing to bring him back because they feel that the former world heavyweight champion can be utilized to help increase the amount of subscribers that they have.
June 7, 2015