When Muhammed Hassan had to be removed from television after a controversial segment with Undertaker, Shawn Daivari was forced to sit on the sidelines. He revealed that Stephanie McMahon approached him shortly afterwards with a patriotic gimmick, where he would have been all about the United States. Daivari said that he was forced to turn it down because it simply would not have made sense for his character.
November 20, 2015
When you pack a show with the likes of Steve Austin, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels and Undertaker, you expect fans to tune in since those are four of the most beloved performers in the history of the business. WWE was rather disappointed to find out today that the numbers were not nearly what they were expecting. The television rating and viewership for the episode only increased slightly, which is a disappointment.
October 20, 2015
When it comes to television ratings, Vince McMahon is probably one of the most paranoid people in the entertainment industry. It is being said that he is going crazy backstage nowadays because WWE has seen a drop in their numbers. To combat this, the CEO is reaching into his pockets and bringing in the heavy hitters. Brock Lesnar and Undertaker are being added to several episodes of Monday Night Raw.
September 30, 2015
The internet wrestling community cannot get enough of the Undertaker, so there is going to be some disappointment when they realize that he might not be back on television for quite some time. The belief is that WWE is going to let him rest up until it is time to build up his big match at Wrestlemania, which is rumored to be a rematch against Brock Lesnar. He more than likely will return in March.
August 25, 2015
Since he is coming off of a huge match with Undertaker at Wrestlemania, many were under the assumption that Bray Wyatt was going to be featured prominently on Monday Night Raw as a way to capitalize on the momentum. However, WWE opted to keep him off television instead. His injury is the biggest reason for that, as management does not want to jeopardize his future. Wyatt may be kept out until after Extreme Rules.
March 31, 2015
As some of you may already know, WWE has no plans right now for the Undertaker to make an appearance on television before his big match against Bray Wyatt at Wrestlemania this year. However, that does not mean that the challenge will go without a response. The creative department is currently working on a way for the former world heavyweight champion to give his answer without having to be there in person.
February 26, 2015