When asked about his opinions on Jimmy Snuka, Bob Backlund had some interesting things to say. Backlund stated that he never really liked Snuka because of how he handled himself outside of the ring. Backlund even stated that if Snuka was a decent human being, WWE would have put the heavyweight championship on him at one point in time. Snuka is currently on trial for murder.
October 29, 2015
Some good news in regards to the injury that Sting suffered at Night of Champions during his WWE Heavyweight Championship match against Seth Rollins. While it still seems quite severe, reports have surfaced that his neck is definitely not broken. Some are still considered that it might be a spinal injury. Regardless, though, management is said to be hesitant about using him in the ring again.
September 23, 2015
By putting the United States Heavyweight Championship on John Cena, WWE made the belt relevant again. They more than likely will be going back to that well at Night of Champions, as the belief is that Cena will be taking back the belt. Management wants to do that so that fans will believe that it is possible for Seth Rollins to lose the world heavyweight championship later on in the night to Sting.
September 11, 2015
The decision to have Sting challenging Seth Rollins for the WWE Heavyweight Championship at Night of Champions was not a long term plan. It was made recently. The belief is that management made the decision after they decided to make the Network free this month. By having a big name legend in the main event, the front office is hoping that it will encourage fans to subscribe to their online video service.
August 26, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, we found out that Seth Rollins is going to be defending the WWE Heavyweight Championship against Sting at Night of Champions. Management still has not made an official statement on the status of the United States Heavyweight Championship yet, but the belief is that Rollins will be doing double duty at the pay per view. John Cena is a candidate to get a title rematch that night.
August 25, 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
Interestingly enough, Seth Rollins ended up being used as a motivational tool for the newest NBA champions. The Golden State Warriors coaching staff used clips of his promo from Monday Night Raw to fire up the players. It was the one where he stated that LeBron James would not be bringing a championship to the city of Cleveland.
June 17, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, a lot of fans in attendance at Monday Night Raw were said to have left before the main event even started. That is peculiar because WWE was trying to determine a number one contender for their world heavyweight championship. Apparently, a lot of these fans were already able to predict that Randy Orton was going to be the one to challenge Seth Rollins at Extreme Rules, so they walked out.
April 7, 2015