The big idea being floated around backstage in WWE right now is to have Triple H and Seth Rollins headlining the show in the main event at Summerslam this year. The seeds were apparently planted at Money in the Bank when Rollins stated that he was the greatest world heavyweight champion of all time.
June 15, 2015
In case you have forgotten, Brock Lesnar is set to make his return to WWE on the next episode of Monday Night Raw. He is also scheduled to be appearing quite regularly until Summerslam, so you can expect a story line and a feud to be given to the former world heavyweight champion. Seth Rollins is the most likely candidate.
June 11, 2015
While the topic has not been brought up much lately, WWE is still interested in using Sting at Summerslam. They just have not been able to figure out how they want to make that happen. There are those backstage that want to save him for Wrestlemania, but there are others who are pushing to bring him back because they feel that the former world heavyweight champion can be utilized to help increase the amount of subscribers that they have.
June 7, 2015
It looks like Stephen Amell is going to be getting his wish. The star of Arrow has long been one of the biggest wrestling fans in Hollywood. He has repeatedly asked WWE to let him be a guest host on Monday Night Raw and has let them know that he would be interested in working a match. It appears that management is trying to set up something for him with Stardust. The two of them are currently being penciled in for something at Summerslam.
May 29, 2015
When Kevin Eck revealed that Justin Bieber was extremely interested in wrestling a match at Summerslam in 2014, he revealed the idea that was being thrown around backstage by the creative department. They wanted to do a six man tag team match, which would have enabled them to protect the untrained Bieber. He would have teamed with John Cena and Big Show. Their opponents would have been the very popular Wyatt Family.
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
During a recent interview, Eva Marie might have provided a bit of a spoiler for Summerslam. She stated that she was going to be challenging for the Divas Championship at the pay per view. There is a distinct possibility of that happening because management has been more than pleased with her efforts to improve her in ring skills. Eva has been working out in California with Brian Kendrick, who is viewed as one of the better trainers around.
April 20, 2015
When Ronda Rousey showed up at Summerslam, WWE knew that they wanted to put her in a match against Stephanie McMahon, as that would be one of the biggest draws for the company. However, Dana White is unlikely to allow a top level UFC draw to risk injury inside of a wrestling ring. That means that we will more than likely see Triple H and The Rock working a match where the two ladies would be in their respective corners.
April 8, 2015
When it comes to having celebrities being involved with their product, WWE absolutely loves it when Maria Menounos is available. Not only does she actually enjoy professional wrestling, but she also brings a good amount of mainstream media coverage. Management is hoping for her to be available for Summerslam, but reports have surfaced that she is either pregnant or trying to get pregnant, which might affect her availability.
April 6, 2015
When the IZOD Center decided to shut down and go out of business, WWE lost their home for the next Summerslam. Vince McMahon and his staff went about looking for a new venue without much of a panic in their voice. The company knew that they wanted to keep the event in the New York and New Jersey area. The state of the art Barclays Center was heavily rumored as the obvious replacement, and that is now officially the case.
March 5, 2015