During a recent podcast interview, Rhyno revealed that he has pitched a very interesting idea for a character to WWE. He wants to portray a person that is the biggest John Cena fan in the world. The character would constantly asks for autographs and be offended when Cena does not pay him enough attention. No word yet if management is interested in the idea, so it appears that the former ECW star is still stuck in NXT.
October 24, 2015
An independent filmmaker is doing a movie called Slaw, which is a parody of the horror flick Saw. He has decided to use professional wrestlers to help make things a bit more interesting. Kevin Nash is the most familiar face among the bunch. He will be joined by the infamous Glacier, a WCW character that is still ridiculed by fans today. Also on the film will be the Bullet Club.
September 5, 2015
Since there are many within the internet wrestling community that cannot see past his heel character, there is a lot of unfair criticism towards Seth Rollins. Some are saying that he is a bad performer because he cheats to win. Fortunately, though, the people at Pro Wrestling Illustrated are smarter than that. They have ranked Rollins as the top guy in their annual PWI 500 listing.
September 3, 2015
Here is an interesting tidbit on Brutus Beefcake. Back when he and Hulk Hogan started their professional wrestling careers together during the late 1970s, they were billed as brothers. Since they really wanted people to believe that, they made it a point to stay in character outside of the arena. It caused enough confusion that many people, including those in the industry, really believed that they were blood brothers.
August 16, 2015
While his character was always against the United States of America, an interesting tidbit about the Iron Sheik is that he actually was an assistant wrestling coach for the country during the 1972 Olympics. The former world heavyweight champion competed in the Olympics for Iran, but when he moved to America, he changed his allegiance in the sport.
August 13, 2015
Here is an interesting tidbit on the late Roddy Piper, who passed away earlier this month from a heart attack. When he initially started this character, his name was Roddy the Piper. However, fans in the audience did not hear the announcer clearly, so they started calling him the name that he is now legendarily known as. Piper never bothered to correct them since he liked the way it sounded.
August 12, 2015
There is an interesting rumor floating around right now that WWE is considering the possibility of having Sting and Stephen Amell, both of whom portray vigilante characters on television, teaming up to take on Stardust and Miz, who portrays a cocky Hollywood actor character at Summerslam. That would generate quite the mainstream media attention for the company.
July 28, 2015
There are sectors of the internet wrestling community that really cannot handle change. Kane is fully aware of this because he still gets a good amount of fans that tell him that he has ruined his legacy by switching over to the corporate puppet character. Glen Jacobs defends himself by stating that when you are in WWE for as long as he has been, you need to prove that you can add wrinkles to your character to keep it interesting.
May 24, 2015
A video on Instagram of Curt Hawkins wrestling a real life Starman, a popular character from the Pro Wresting video game that was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System back during the 1980s. It was the first of its kind back then and still remains a cult classic among the internet wrestling community.
May 23, 2015
One of the more interesting things that were revealed by CM Punk during his convention appearance over the weekend was the fact that he has already auditioned for a role in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. He refused to reveal which character he was trying out for, however. Punk wants to add movie star to his resume that already includes professional wrestler, mixed martial arts fighter and comic book writer.
April 26, 2015