For those that missed the POP TV debut of Impact Wrestling, Ethan Carter is once again the world heavyweight champion in TNA. That is quite interesting as the original plans called for Bobby Lashley to defeat Matt Hardy for the belt. No official word yet on why management made the change, but there are speculations that Lashley might need to focus more on his MMA training now that he is a top contender for a Bellator title.
January 7, 2016
In a rather interesting development, LeiD Tapa might be set to make her professional MMA debut soon. Promoters are putting together a show that will feature the return of the legendary Fedor Emelianenko. Jiu Jitsu phenom Gabbi Garcia is in need of an opponent. Promoters have Tapa under consideration for that bout. The event is taking place in December and will air on Spike TV.
October 29, 2015
There is some concern within WWE over the roles that Triple H has been giving himself. Even though he was the right guy for the part because of his in ring abilities and name value, some questioned if he should have been the one to work with Sting in his debut match. HHH is also penciled in to work with The Rock at Wrestlemania, so a decent amount of people are going to silently accuse him of putting himself in the biggest spotlight.
October 1, 2015
One of the more interesting and controversial names in professional wrestling has decided to join the podcast game. Bill DeMott has announced that he has signed a contract with the RELM Network. The weekly show will debut on August 18. Since many are wondering which wrestlers are on his side, his list of guests should be a rather intriguing one to follow.
August 12, 2015
For the next phase of their expansion plans, WWE is set to debut the Network in several countries. One of the more interesting choices is India, as many industry insiders feel that it is one of the hotter markets for professional wrestling. While much of their population lives in poverty, there is a good amount of wealthy people that may be willing to spend on the service. Great Khali could be brought back solely to promote the online service.
April 9, 2015
Another legend has decided to get into the podcast interview game. Ric Flair will soon make his debut as the host of his own show. Since he is long considered as one of the best of all time, his discussions should be interesting enough to draw in the audience. Flair is on good terms with WWE, so he more than likely will be able to convince management to let him interview the current roster. The title of show will be Woo Nation.
April 9, 2015
Chris Jericho has a new job in WWE. He will be hosting a weekly talk show for the company. The move comes because of the massive success that his podcast interview show achieved. The series will be aired through the online video subscriber service, and the first episode will take place immediately after the next episode of Monday Night Raw. Jericho will be interviewing former on screen nemesis John Cena on the debut episode.
March 30, 2015
Now that he has made his Wrestlemania debut in a cameo filled match against Triple H, Sting is going to take some time and decide on his future in professional wrestling. He is said to be open to the idea of working more matches for WWE, provided that the story makes sense and the money is right. On the flip side, the company definitely would love to make use of his name value once again, but they are not going to rush his decision.
March 30, 2015