When asked about CM Punk, Bobby Lashley had some interesting things to say. First and foremost, Lashley is quite supportive of Punk in his quest to fight in UFC. However, Lashley stated that he wished Punk had done a match outside of the promotion first. The belief is that Punk opted to sign immediately with Dana White because an outside loss would reduce his value to the promotion tremendously. A contract might not have been offered.
May 13, 2015
A rather interesting situation is developing through social media. Goldberg called out Frank Shamrock and challenged him to a fight. The former WCW star has been doing extensive MMA training for quite some time now, and it is being said that he will eventually get in the ring, even though he is now 48 years old. The belief is that he called out Shamrock because he was promoting the GLORY 21 kickboxing event that took place on Friday.
May 10, 2015
ESPN is doing a documentary on WWE, and something interesting was revealed. Xavier Woods has a big fan in management backing him up. Triple H is said to be the guy that made sure that Woods was kept in the company. Dusty Rhodes went up to HHH and said that it was time to either use Woods or allow him to leave the company. HHH immediately stated that he would much prefer to have Woods around.
May 5, 2015
A rather interesting thing was revealed through a blog post by Kevin Eck. The former member of the creative department revealed that Justin Bieber wanted to wrestle a match at Summerslam in 2014. WWE officials were intrigued by the idea because it would easily generate a ton of publicity with the mainstream media. However, there were those backstage that were concerned that the troubled singer might also be a detriment to their brand.
May 5, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, Billy Corgan has officially signed a contract with TNA, where he is now the Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development. To put it more simply, he is now in charge of the creative department. The signing has brought a bit of mainstream media attention to the company, but that is not the sole reason why it was done. Corgan is actually a huge fan of wrestling and has years of experience in the business.
April 27, 2015
In a rather interesting situation, William Regal has been receiving threatening calls from someone at a hospital in Houston. They are suggesting that his family will be targeted. Regal interestingly enough posted all the information on social media and asked for help on there. The former WWE star has since contacted the police. No word yet on the status of the culprit, but Regal is taking some precautions to protect his loved ones.
April 20, 2015
Since they spent a lot of time in WCW tormenting one another, fans were a bit confused that the nWo would come out and save Sting. Scott Hall was asked about that from a fan through social media, and his response was that he had no comment. It is difficult for anyone involved with WWE to explain the logic behind that one. Hall did mention money as a factor, but that more than likely has to do with what his character is thinking.
April 6, 2015
The media has caught on to the story about how hectic of a travel schedule that The Rock had to endure, in order to be at Wrestlemania. The previous night, he was in New York City, hosting Saturday Night Live. After the event ended, he hung out with the cast member and ate some steaks. The WWE legend immediately rushed to the airport and jumped on a plane to travel overnight to California. He made it in time to practice his segment.
March 31, 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
There was a lot of interesting things said and done during the hall of fame induction speech by Rikishi. One of the more interesting ones was the fact that he refused to mention Scotty 2 Hotty and Brian Christopher, two guys that were integral parts of his rise in WWE. Reports have now surfaced that the three of them had a falling out during an event on the independent wrestling circuit. Too Cool both mentioned something on social media in response.
March 29, 2015