Here is an interesting bit of trivia on Nick Bockwinkel. Like a lot of professional wrestlers, he initially was hoping to become a professional football player. Unfortunately for the former AWA star, his gridiron dreams were ended when a severe knee injury forced the University of Oklahoma to take away his scholarship. Bockwinkel decided to follow in his father's footsteps and become a professional wrestler.
November 16, 2015
After their brutal match at Night of Champions, Sting and Seth Rollins had a rather interesting discussion. The former was sitting in an ambulance when the latter stuck his head in for the chat. Rollins apologized profusely for what happened, but the WCW legend comforted him by telling him that no one was at fault for the injury. Rollins took the opportunity to also express how great it was to work with someone he idolizes.
September 25, 2015
Some good news in regards to the injury that Sting suffered at Night of Champions during his WWE Heavyweight Championship match against Seth Rollins. While it still seems quite severe, reports have surfaced that his neck is definitely not broken. Some are still considered that it might be a spinal injury. Regardless, though, management is said to be hesitant about using him in the ring again.
September 23, 2015
When you enter a wrestling ring, there's a chance of injury. That possibility goes up even higher when you are 56 years old and have spent 30 years doing it. At Night of Champions, Sting suffered some sort of injury. No official announcement has been made, but the belief is that it is either a neck or spinal injury. The legend is still booked for another appearance on Monday Night Raw, but those plans might be changed.
September 21, 2015
Since management believed it to be a freak accident, there is no backstage heat on Samoa Joe for the neck injury that Tyson Kidd suffered. Bret Hart, however, has a different opinion. He stated that Joe is doing a finishing maneuver that is far too dangerous. Hart is also hoping that the Muscle Buster does not end up costing Kidd his career.
June 21, 2015
Since leaving WWE, it has been reported that one of the options for Alberto Del Rio was in mixed martial arts. We also know that Goldberg has dabbled in the field. Well, the former WCW star has revealed something rather interesting. He stated that he was offered a kickboxing fight with Del Rio on a card scheduled for May. The former world heavyweight champion seriously considered it before Del Rio suffered an injury.
March 23, 2015
Initially, WWE had plans for all three members of New Day to be involved in the Royal Rumble, with the trio possibly doing some sort of segment during the big battle royal to help Kofi Kingston avoid elimination again. However, those plans might have been shelved, as Xavier Woods is said to be suffering from some sort of injury. Management has been resting him a big. Kingston and Big E Langston could still do a segment together still.
January 22, 2015
It looks like Darren Young will be making his return to Monday Night Raw and Smackdown very soon. Now that he has recovered from his injury, WWE is testing him out physically. Young worked a live event in Canada over the weekend. No word yet on how he will be utilized upon returning, but there were rumors not too long ago that he was going to be revealed as the person behind the bunny that has been hanging out and teaming with Adam Rose.
December 21, 2014