Once again, Kurt Angle has reiterated to the media that his upcoming tour of England with TNA will be his final one for the time being. The former world heavyweight champion still plans on taking time away from professional wrestling to pursue other business ventures. In a rather interesting tidbit, Angle stated that if it were up to him, AJ Styles would be his opponent on the final tour of the United Kingdom.
November 27, 2015
While doing a promotional appearance to promote the WWE tour of Europe, Sheamus revealed a rather interesting tidbit about his past. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he once prevented Nicky Byrne from entering a night club because he was underage. When questioned about the denied entry, Sheamus told his girlfriend that he doesn't know Byrne because he does not follow boy bands.
November 5, 2015
When asked about his opinions on Jimmy Snuka, Bob Backlund had some interesting things to say. Backlund stated that he never really liked Snuka because of how he handled himself outside of the ring. Backlund even stated that if Snuka was a decent human being, WWE would have put the heavyweight championship on him at one point in time. Snuka is currently on trial for murder.
October 29, 2015
During a recent fan session on Reddit, Shane Helms revealed something rather interesting about his time as the Cruiserweight Champion in WWE. He stated that he really wanted a variety of opponents to work with so that his reign would be much more memorable. He tried to convince management to bring in some of the top guys from the independent wrestling circuit. Helms specifically named Austin Aries as one of those he recommended.
October 10, 2015
In a rather interesting move, Rey Mysterio has been crowned the new Destiny Heavyweight Champion. He captured the title in a triple threat match in Ontario that also featured former WWE star Justin Gabriel. In case you didn't know, the promoter for this company is Santino Marella, another former World Wrestling Entertainment performer as well. This means that Mysterio will be heading back to Canada more frequently this year.
October 9, 2015
In a rather interesting tidbit, Mark Henry revealed that he was ready to retire as an in ring performer back in 2013. The former world heavyweight champion was more than willing to remain with WWE in a backstage role. However, when he went to the headquarters and spoke with Vince McMahon, he was somehow convinced to sign another multiple year deal by the CEO.
October 8, 2015
In a very interesting development, Vader could become the next professional wrestler to step into the world of MMA. That comes as a bit of a shock since Leon White is 60 years old now. Reports are saying that a smaller mixed martial arts promotion has offered him $5,000 for the one time fight. The former world heavyweight champion is said to actually be contemplating the deal.
September 30, 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
There was a bit of confusion last night in regards to the whereabouts of Sting. WWE posted on their official website that the legendary performer was going to be kicking off Monday Night Raw with a major announcement. That never happened. Sources are saying that the former world heavyweight champion was already back at home in Dallas. He was resting and healing up from his injuries.
September 22, 2015
In yet another sign that he is highly unlikely to walk out of Night of Champions with the top belt in WWE in tow, Sting revealed during a recent interview that he was brought into the company to help put over others. The former world heavyweight champion said that he was fine with that role because he has already had his time in the spotlight. For him, it is now all about enjoying his remaining days in the business.
September 16, 2015