When asked about his upcoming retirement, Mark Henry revealed an interesting choice to be the person that ends his career. The longtime WWE star said that he would not be opposed to the fans choosing how he ends his tenure with the company, but he really would like for someone like Daniel Bryan to be the person to do the honor. Henry feels that Bryan has the credibility for the role.
September 27, 2015
A rather interesting marketing strategy is being done by TNA through social media. They are encourage fans from all over the globe to film themselves doing the Shera Shuffle, which is the signature taunt done by Mahabali Shera during his entrance. Even Dixie Carter herself has done the video and instructed fans to send them in to receive a prize from the company. One of the prizes is a free viewing of Bound For Glory.
September 24, 2015
A rather interesting thing took place on social media this week. Renee Young posted a message, and it received a lot of weird and disturbing comments from the internet wrestling community. It bothered the WWE commentator enough to the point where she decided to delete the message. Renee then decided to vent by stating that fans should focus more on their own lives than to make petty comments online.
September 20, 2015
A post on Twitter where Road Dogg lets the fans into his personal life by revealing that he is celebrating his 19th wedding anniversary with his wife, whom he calls his rock. In addition to posting a photo of the two of them, he also noted that he would be nothing without the support of his wife over the years.
September 14, 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
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
While he constantly gets bashed by fans for the scripted promos that he recites each week on Monday Night Raw, those in the industry feel that John Cena is one of the best when it comes to cutting old school style promos where no scripts are involved. He only needs bullet points, which is how they did it in the old days. Interestingly enough, it is being said that Xavier Woods is the only one that can rival Cena in this category.
September 2, 2015
During a recent podcast interview with Steve Austin, Chael Sonnen revealed some rather interesting things about Jeff Jarrett and his ownership stake in TNA, which a lot of fans assume has been vanquished completely. Sonnen stated that Jarrett still owns more than 11% of the company. It is a sizable amount but not enough to where he can go in and control the board of directors or anything.
August 31, 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
Fans were disappointed that Sting did not show up at Summerslam, especially since he was in town during the week to meet fans and sign autographs. The former world heavyweight champion then took off to Chicago to make an appearance at Comic Con. However, reports have surfaced that WWE has opted to fly the legendary star back to New York City, causing rumors of a Monday Night Raw appearance to surface.
August 23, 2015