A rather interesting development is taking place in WWE, and it might leave Devon out in the cold. Management is reportedly looking into the idea of splitting up the Dudley Boyz once again because they want to see if the Bully Ray character, which held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, would do well in World Wrestling Entertainment. The split could happen very soon, maybe even the Royal Rumble.
January 9, 2016
Since his character has grown rather stale, WWE has been testing out a heel turn for Jerry Lawler on the commentating booth. During the latest episode of Smackdown, he started showing more and more heel mannerisms. Lawler has not been a heel on the microphone in more than ten years, so this will be an interesting transition for the former world heavyweight champion.
January 8, 2016
In a rather interesting twist, WWE has revealed that the Lana character is a virgin. She did a scripted interview where she talked about how religious her father was. The blonde bombshell is saving herself for marriage. Management is doing this because they are trying to repair the damages that were done when she and Rusev were split up in the story line and was involved with Dolph Ziggler and Summer Rae respectively.
December 2, 2015
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