You can rule out at least one potential second generation wrestler joining WWE. Goldberg told TMZ during an interview that he would never allow his son to work for the company. He stated that he purchase a wrestling promotion and have his son work there than to ever allow him to work in a company ran by Vince McMahon and Triple H. Irregardless, though, it appears that the 8 year old boy is leaning more towards an MMA career.
March 26, 2015
There are talks floating around that Vampiro might have just inadvertently saved his own job. Rumors sparked earlier in the year that he was on the verge of being fired by Lucha Underground because his performance on the commentating has not been up to par. However, with TMZ recently picking up on the story of him saving a life at a restaurant, management might want to avoid firing him for fear of the potential bad publicity to follow.
March 24, 2015
As some of you already know, Lisa Marie Varon has moved to southern California to start a new life. While she is trying to sell her successful restaurant in Chicago, a speed bump might have popped up. TMZ reports that a gun toting intruder attempted to rob the Squared Circle. Unfortunately for the guy, he had an encounter with the husband of Lisa Marie, who happened to be a former bouncer. The suspect was tackled and held until police arrived.
March 11, 2015
While hanging out with his wife, Maryse, in Hollywood on Wednesday night, The Miz was caught by a TMZ camera man, who proceeded to do a quick interview with him. As a way to generate some hype and attention for WWE, he stated that he was the greatest actor in wrestling history. He even stated that he was a better performer than The Rock, which should spark a reaction from fans who are under the assumption he was being serious.
February 19, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, Seth Rollins cut a promo where he mentioned that he could take over the Daily Show, which recently lost longtime host Jon Stewart. TMZ posted a video response from Stewart, where he stated that Rollins crossed the line. He also threatened that he was seeking revenge. That led to some people assuming that there was legitimate heat between the two. Stewart was just joking around and teasing the audience.
February 19, 2015
Those that watched Smackdown this week have noticed that Wade Barrett has added a new wrinkle to gimmick. The WWE Intercontinental Champion has started doing a thing called the Bad News Zone, which is essentially a play on TMZ, the gossip website that routinely covers professional wrestling. There are talks that this could be a temporary thing, but as is usually the case with management, it all hinges upon the reaction from the audience.
February 6, 2015
A rather amusing controversy involving Mick Foley has gone viral. He was in Philadelphia for a chicken wing eating competition. Foley was caught cheating when someone spotted him throwing uneaten wings into his fanny pack. An ejection actually took place. TMZ picked up on the story and said that the hall of fame wrestler had disgraced himself. Other media outlets picked up on the story. In case you're not aware, this was all in fun and not serious.
January 30, 2015
TMZ caught up with Paige at the airport recently and did a quick interview with the WWE diva. It was rather interesting and somewhat bizarre, to say the least. She was asked about what the worst thing about being a woman is, and her response was quite candid. She stated that having menstrual periods made life a bit rough at times. The 22 year old then channeled her wrestling side by stating that the cramps sometimes help out in the ring.
January 25, 2015
Earlier in the day, word leaked throughout the world that Randy Savage was finally going to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Reports have surfaced that the leak was intentional. Sources are stating that management purposely fed the information to TMZ, which enabled the news to spread even faster. There are those that believe that the company is doing the long awaited announcement tonight, in order to compete with the college football championship.
January 12, 2015
More often than not, the majority of wrestling news remain exclusive to those that follow the industry closely. However, the reports about Jeff Hardy being serious injured during the taping of Lockdown, that has received some mainstream media attention. TMZ, which keeps a pretty close eye on WWE and TNA, picked up the story, and it has spread through social media. There are still talks that the injury is just a work.
January 12, 2015