Last minute changes have been made by the sports book. Brock Lesnar is now favored to retain the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns, and the reason for that is because he signed a new contract with WWE. Triple H is now favored to defeat Sting in his Wrestlemania debut match. No word on why those particular odds did a complete shift, but the theory floating around is that it is because so many were betting on the WCW legend.
March 29, 2015
According to Vince Russo, Sting is very nervous in anticipation of his high profile match against Triple H at Wrestlemania tonight. The former head writer of WWE stated that he worked closely with the WCW legend when the two of them were in TNA together. Russo stated that the former world heavyweight champion always cared about every single detail in his match, so he is worried his performance might not live up to the hype.
March 29, 2015
Despite the new contract signed by Brock Lesnar, the sports books are still listing Roman Reigns as the favorite to win the main event of Wrestlemania. Their belief is that WWE has already pulled the trigger on his superstar push, so they are just going to go through with it. The front office can always put the heavyweight championship belt back around the waist of Lesnar at a later date. Reigns is a -210 odd, while Lesnar is +160.
March 29, 2015
During a recent interview, Paul Heyman revealed an interesting tidbit about the contract that Brock Lesnar signed with WWE earlier in the week. He stated had the deal not been done, he would have left the company along with Lesnar. Heyman stated that his plan was to follow the heavyweight champion to UFC if he decided he wanted to continue his MMA career. Heyman also joked about following Lesnar to the NBA.
March 28, 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
Kurt Angle revealed an interesting detail about his contract during a recent interview with the MMA Hour. He stated that he was only required to work 40 dates a year for TNA. Since the company tapes approximately 50 episodes of Impact Wrestling each year, that means that the former world heavyweight champion is not actually required to work house shows. Angle could opt to do some of them if he wishes, however.
March 18, 2015
If you're a big fan of Sting, then you are going to want to tune into Monday Night Raw tonight. He is currently in Iowa and will be backstage shortly. An appearance was agreed upon so that WWE could hype up his high profile match against Triple H at Wrestlemania. The former WCW World Heavyweight Champion might even make another appearance next week to help out before stepping into the ring at the pay per view the following week.
March 16, 2015
In a rather interesting move, New Japan has decided to put their version of the Intercontinental Championship on Hiroshi Tanahashi. He recently filmed a match where he defeated Shinsuke Nakamura via pin fall to capture the title. The move is considered interesting because Tanahashi has held the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship on seven different occasions. His legendary status elevates the championship a bit.
March 15, 2015
Last week, Jack Swagger was sent over to England to do a promotional tour for WWE. While there, he revealed something rather interesting in an interview. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was interested in transitioning from a career in professional wrestling to one in Hollywood. While he admittedly is not a great actor, Swagger stated that he could learn to be better. He stated that his dream is to star in a comedy.
March 13, 2015
While they have managed to confuse some within the internet wrestling community, WWE still has every intention of doing a complete face turn for Randy Orton in the coming weeks. They have been testing out the audience at live events by having the former world heavyweight champion working against Bray Wyatt, a heel that does not have an opponent to practice with since he is currently involved in a Wrestlemania feud with the Undertaker.
March 10, 2015