While he is no longer wrestling for TNA, Kurt Angle is not done in the ring. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to wrestle Rey Mysterio at a show in Phoenix, Arizona on March 20. Interestingly enough, former WWE stars Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn are booked to do an MMA fight that night as well. In addition to those two genres, there will also be a boxing match featuring Roy Jones Jr fighting a fan.
February 12, 2016
In a rather interesting move, WWE is now encouraging fans that attend live events to dress up as their favorite wrestlers and legends. This comes shortly after Vince McMahon grew irate over Dwayne Johnson breaking away from the script on a recent episode of Monday Night Raw and putting focus on fans that were dressed as Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan, the latter of which has been banned from the company because of racial comments.
February 9, 2016
In a rather interesting move, TNA officials contacted Lucha Underground officials to gauge their interest in doing a joint show in Dallas during Wrestlemania 32 weekend. Dixie Carter and her staff believe that if the two sides were to come together, it would create quite the buzz and capitalize on the thousands and thousands of WWE fans that are expected to head towards the pay per view. LU officials were not interested in the partnership.
February 4, 2016
As expected, Shinsuke Nakamura held a press conference today where he announced to fans and the media that he will be leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling. The 35 year old confessed that he had been in a rut for the past couple of years because he wanted a new challenge in his career. It is interesting to note that Nakamura did not specifically mention WWE by name when talking about what his future plans are.
January 25, 2016
During the NXT live event in Green Bay over the weekend, Finn Balor defended the heavyweight championship against Sami Zayn. It is interesting to note that Balor worked as a heel during the match. Finn has been teasing fans that the Bullet Club stable was coming to WWE soon. If formed, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows are more than likely going to be portraying heels, so it makes sense for Balor to become one as well.
January 17, 2016
When Chris Jericho made his return to WWE, fans had an interesting reaction this time around. Some started to criticize the former world heavyweight champion for coming back far too frequently. Jericho responded by saying that while he loves all of the fans, he feels that some people complain way too much. Chris also stated that since he still has a passion for wrestling, he is going to keep coming back to World Wrestling Entertainment.
January 8, 2016
If you're one of the millions of fans that are hoping to see Sting back in the ring for WWE soon, you may need to exhale. On the Ric Flair podcast interview show, the former world heavyweight champion confirmed that he was indeed injured during his title match against Seth Rollins. He also revealed that his doctors are recommending that he gets surgery to repair the neck soon.
December 9, 2015
For the longest time, WWE fans have been yearning to see Sting and Undertaker battling another at Wrestlemania. Well, they might be seeing the two of them together in a ring very soon. Rumors are floating around that management could call upon Sting to make a return so that he can team up with Undertaker and Kane as they take on the Wyatt Family at the Survivor Series.
November 5, 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
During a recent fan session on Reddit, Shane Helms revealed something rather interesting about his time as the Cruiserweight Champion in WWE. He stated that he really wanted a variety of opponents to work with so that his reign would be much more memorable. He tried to convince management to bring in some of the top guys from the independent wrestling circuit. Helms specifically named Austin Aries as one of those he recommended.
October 10, 2015