In a rather disturbing bit of news, TMZ has released the 911 call that was placed right before Dusty Rhodes died. The dispatch operator seemed a bit unprofessional during the call. He was irritated because Rhodes' wife was panicking about getting help for her husband. He even let out a sigh of annoyance towards the end of the call.
June 16, 2015
For whatever reasons, TMZ asked David Spade what his thoughts were on Ronda Rousey wanting to give professional wrestling a try. The actor stated that it would be a step backwards for the UFC star and was concerned that she would be injured in the ring. Rousey responded by defending the business. She stated that Spade was not a fan of professional wrestling, so he does not have a good understanding of how well prepared the performers are.
May 22, 2015
Even though she took to social media to deny the rumors, TMZ is reporting that Tammy Sytch is very close to signing a huge contract with Vivid. Reports are stating that the deal is worth six figures. The company is willing to pay her a good amount of money because they were able to generate a good amount of profit from the Chyna videos. It is also being said that Tammy is ready to film her first porn video as soon as the contract is signed.
May 20, 2015
When the controversial Scott Hall finally cleaned himself, there were skeptics and rightfully so. He managed to keep himself sober long enough to where he started making believers out of doubters. The former Intercontinental Champion took a major step backwards over the weekend. TMZ reported that Hall was drunk at an independent wrestling show in New Jersey. There are videos of him being escorted out of the premises.
May 18, 2015
Apparently, the folks at TMZ are much better at generating interest than they are at doing math. The tabloid website reported that John Cena squatted 600 pounds. The numbers were inaccurate, and the longtime WWE star took to social media to clear up the rumors. Cena stated that he was lifting closer to 396 pounds. The reason that he decided to respond to the story was because it was spreading around the internet wrestling community rather rapidly.
May 15, 2015
Wanting to share his side of the story, Scott Steiner did a quick interview with TMZ. He stated that the reason why he approached the wife of Hulk Hogan at the airport was because he wanted to let her know that it was wrong for Hogan to induct Randy Savage. Steiner stated that Savage hated Hogan, and everyone in the industry was aware of that. Hogan has been telling everyone that the two of them made up, but his sincerity has been questioned.
April 8, 2015
The issue between Scott Steiner and Hulk Hogan just keeps getting uglier. TMZ has now reported that an investigation has begun. There are allegations that Steiner threatened to kill Hogan during Wrestlemania week. While Steiner is brushing off the situation, security cameras at the airport do confirm that he approached Hogan's wife at the baggage claim area. Things got so bad that WWE actually banned Steiner from their events.
April 7, 2015
According to the rapper himself, WWE has banned Wale from being involved with their promotion. He feels that this is because he was involved in an incident with a fan at one of the live events. The company itself has not mentioned anything about it. The Washington DC native also told TMZ that he would love to try to smooth things over with Triple H. He also mentioned that his dream job would be working as an assistant for Vince McMahon.
April 1, 2015
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