There are sectors of the internet wrestling community that really cannot handle change. Kane is fully aware of this because he still gets a good amount of fans that tell him that he has ruined his legacy by switching over to the corporate puppet character. Glen Jacobs defends himself by stating that when you are in WWE for as long as he has been, you need to prove that you can add wrinkles to your character to keep it interesting.
May 24, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, WWE set forth the story line where Lana was dumped by Rusev, only to fall into the arms of Dolph Ziggler. The two shared a kiss in the middle of the ring that generated a really good reaction from the audience. The reason for adding an interesting story is because the creative department wanted to protect the Russian sympathizer because it will feel like a bit of a drop to go from feuding with John Cena to feuding with anyone else.
May 19, 2015
It looks like Steve Austin and Vince McMahon were once again able to resolve their issues. WWE announced that the former world heavyweight champion was going to be returning to the company and hosting his podcast show with them once again. The two sides reportedly had some issues after the last go around because McMahon felt that Austin asked some questions that cast his company in a bad light. Things apparently are fine now.
May 18, 2015
A very interesting story was told by Skylar Astin during a podcast interview this week. He stated that when he and his brother attended a UFC event back in February, there was an incident with Brock Lesnar. Astin stated that his brother attempted to talk to Lesnar and try to convince him to return to WWE. Lesnar was then said to have lashed out, using a lot of profanity. The former heavyweight champion has yet to respond to the allegations.
May 13, 2015
One of the more interesting revelations that was made during the podcast interview that Kurt Angle did with Ric Flair was the fact the latter was the one that convinced the former to avoid signing a contract with WCW. Flair had several issues with the front office, so he advised Angle to sign with WWE instead. He even stated that he handed him the phone number to Vince McMahon, so that he can initiate the negotiations personally.
May 7, 2015
It appears that WWE has called in some heavy hitters to make up for the loss of Steve Austin on the next season of Tough Enough. Chris Jericho has finally been announced as the host. He will be joined by a panel consisting of Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan and Paige. Not only that, the trainers are going to be Booker T, Billy Gunn and Lita. There will be guest appearances made on the show by Vince McMahon, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and John Cena.
May 7, 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
Some interesting stories are about to be released to the public, as JTG has announced that he is writing a tell all book about his tenure in WWE. One of the main topics that he will discuss will be backstage heat, which was the rumored reason as to why management decided to punish the former member of Cryme Time. For those that have forgotten, he was one of the more vocal performers when they were receiving smaller Wrestlemania bonuses.
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
A very interesting bit of information was revealed by Summer Rae during an interview to promote The Marine 4 movie recently. She stated that upon graduating college, she got a job with a plumbing company before focusing on her career. The blonde bombshell was essentially a plumber since she laid copper pipes and PVC. Summer also stated that she was certified to use a forklift, which is quite different than what she does now in WWE.
May 4, 2015