Some interesting rumors are floating around about the Undertaker. It appears that the legendary performer isn't all that keen on working with Braun Strowman at Wrestlemania 32. There are talks that he might use his veto power when management asks him to sign on for the match. The belief is that he wants to work with a better in ring performer in case this is his last match. He wants to ensure that the performance is up to par.
February 4, 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
During a recent interview, Shawn Daivari revealed a rather interesting story that took place backstage that caused him to abruptly quit TNA. During the planning for his Feast or Fired match against Cody Deaner, Eric Bischoff revealed that he was going to choose the person being legitimately fired as the match was going on. That enraged Daivari, who gave his notice and said that he would be working that final match as a favor to Deaner.
January 28, 2016
Interestingly enough, the theme song that WWE gave AJ Styles is still a hot conversation within the internet wrestling community. A little tidbit being passed around is that the performer who does the lyrics is a rapper by the name of CFO$, and he is the same person that does the entrance theme songs for Paige, Kevin Owens, Finn Balor and Sasha Banks as well. Word has it that he also did the NXT theme song for Austin Aries.
January 27, 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
In a very interesting move, ROH has decided to give Matt Jackson a chance at their world heavyweight championship on Saturday night at a live event in Duluth, Georgia. Jackson will be challenge Jay Lethal for the title that night. Matt normally works tag team matches with his brother, but Ring of Honor management wants to see how well he can do as a singles competitor, much like what the NWA did with Ricky Morton and Ric Flair.
January 20, 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
On Monday Night Raw, Ryback ran out and attacked the Wyatt Family as they were involved in a match with the Social Outcasts. There is a chance that he could be officially added to the stable, as WWE had Heath Slater filming a backstage interview claiming that the Big Guy was definitely a part of their crew. It would be an interesting move and would give Ryback a story line to work with.
January 13, 2016
Now that WWE has announced that Sting will be inducted into the hall of fame at Wrestlemania this year, the speculation will now begin as to who will get to induct the former world heavyweight champion. Right now, Ric Flair is the hot candidate, as the two of them have a genuine and shared respect for one another. Plus, Flair is one of the best talkers in the business, so it would make for an entertaining segment and heartwarming moment.
January 11, 2016