While the media is under the impression that Sting has retired as an in ring performer, the former WCW World Heavyweight Champion feels differently. When asked by TMZ about his status, the man legally known as Steve Borden flat out stated that he was not retired. He didn't stick around long enough to answer any follow up questions, so his status for Wrestlemania 32 is still unknown. Sting also refused to answer a question about Hulk Hogan.
March 20, 2016
During a recent interview with TMZ, Goldberg revealed his opponent of choice if he were to make a one time return to WWE. Since it would need to be a huge draw for him to make the most money possible, the former world heavyweight champion said he would only do the match if Steve Austin was in the other corner. Austin has long been telling fans that he would return if a great idea came about.
November 9, 2015
The backstage heat towards Lana is said to have died down considerably. WWE was really upset when TMZ initially reported that she was engaged to Rusev in real life. It forced them to change their plans abruptly. Since Lana has not been around because of her injury, the heat has settled down tremendously. Management wanted her back with Rusev anyways, so they are just going to move forward with new plans.
November 2, 2015
While walking through the airport in Los Angeles, Kane was approached by TMZ reporters. They filmed a quick interview with him. The publication asked the former world heavyweight champion on his thoughts about Ronda Rousey being a performer on WWE. Being a veteran performer and a company man, the man legally known as Glenn Jacobs said that she would do great as a wrestler.
October 27, 2015
There is said to be some major backstage heat towards Lana right now because she revealed to the world that she was engaged to Rusev in real life. When TMZ picked up on the story, which was easily done since she had posted the bit of news on social media, it forced WWE to abruptly change up the story line that they had going for the Bulgarian Brute and Summer Rae. Management hates when they have to do that.
October 15, 2015
A post on YouTube where WWE lists the ten greatest moments from the episode of Monday Night Raw that aired on October 12, 2015. One of the segments involves Summer Rae finding out that Rusev was secretly engaged to Lana, a story line that was created when TMZ reported the real life engagement.
October 13, 2015
Earlier this week, TMZ confirmed a rumor that stemmed from a social media photo. Lana and Rusev are now engaged. However, there are now rumors floating around that this might be a story line brewed up by WWE. Management wanted to put the two of them back together because the breakup did not go as they planned. Doing it this way provides a bit of a surprise to the internet wrestling community and generates media attention.
October 12, 2015
Reports have surfaced that Devin Taylor has been given a release from her developmental contract with WWE. She had been working as an interviewer for the NXT brand. Devin signed with the company in 2013 and made her debut in 2014. Management has yet to release an official statement, but sources associated with TMZ are saying that it is a done deal. Devin has a college degree in broadcast journalism, so she should be fine.
October 9, 2015
Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Vince McMahon avoided talking to Hulk Hogan after TMZ posting a controversial video of him. Now, it has been revealed that management has instructed those within WWE and those that are affiliated with the company to avoid having contact with Hogan as well. The paranoia shows that the front office is extremely concerned about public relations nowadays.
September 17, 2015