While the network might not want professional wrestling any more, Spike TV does actually want the biggest star that the industry has ever produced. The Rock announced that his company, 7 Bucks Production, has signed a contract with the network. The agreement will enable the former world heavyweight champion and his ex wife to produce a variety of programs. The network has changed their brand once again, targeting females more.
March 4, 2015
If WWE decides to go through with the idea of having the world famous Samoan wrestling family showing up at Wrestlemania to celebrate with Roman Reigns when he wins the heavyweight championship from Brock Lesnar, one of the faces out there that you might not be familiar with yet is Lina Fanene. She is currently in the developmental program but not yet a regular on television. She is related to The Rock and is close to his mom.
February 24, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans have no idea how close we were to never being graced by the presence of The Rock. Before he became a global superstar, he was a broke and struggling developmental wrestler down in Memphis. According to a recent interview, Koko B Ware claims that he was the one that helped convinced the future world heavyweight champion to keep chasing his dreams, keep training hard and give WWE a try before looking elsewhere for work.
February 23, 2015
Now that he is a huge star, Hollywood is constantly seeking out The Rock to make various appearances. The producers of the Oscars want a piece of the action as well, so they decided to contact the former WWE Heavyweight Champion and convince him to be a presenter of an award during the show. Since it is good for his public profile, Rock agreed to do it. Eva Marie is also scheduled for the event, but there is no word on what her involvement will be.
February 20, 2015
Depending on how well negotiations with the company go today, there is a chance that The Rock could end up shocking the world by winning the Royal Rumble tonight. WWE knows that they desperately need their legendary star around if they want to do big numbers in the coming weeks. The move would happen if the former world heavyweight champion agrees to work a Wrestlemania match against either John Cena or Brock Lesnar.
January 25, 2015
Up until a couple of weeks ago, the hope that The Rock was going to be working Wrestlemania 31 was very much still in the air backstage in WWE. However, with the former world heavyweight champion picking up movie gigs left and right, the optimism has diminished quite a bit. Management initially had hoped that he would return and work a big match against Triple, so much that they even teased it on television. The program has been reportedly ruled out completely now.
December 9, 2014