Wrestling Revealed

NXT salaries

One of the added benefits of NXT doing a national tour is that it might enable the company to increase the amount of money that is being paid to the performers. That, of course, depends heavily on whether or not they can turn a profit from the live events. Based on the results that we have seen during the testing period thus far, it looks likely to happen. A champion like Sasha Banks would more than likely have a higher salary than others.
April 26, 2015

Lucha Libre World Cup

On May 24, 2015, AAA is holding another Lucha Libre World Cup live event in Mexico. TNA is going to have a presence there, as one of the teams competing in the tournament will be represented by that company. As of right now, Matt Hardy is the only performer that is confirmed for the team. However, management should be able to finalize deals soon to round out the rest of the unit. The two companies maintain a good working relationship.
April 24, 2015

Rampage Jackson bashes TNA

An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015

John Cena working with fever

In yet another sign of how much of a company guy that he is, John Cena revealed that he has been working this past week with a fever. That has not prevented him from working matches for WWE and working out hard at the gym. The feeling is that he will not take time away from the road unless he is suffering from a major injury. Cena worked the tour of Europe despite receiving a pretty serious eye injury during a match with Cody Rhodes.
April 23, 2015

Disco Inferno bashes Sheamus

While the company is refusing to reveal details, rumors are floating around that Daniel Bryan was sent home early from the tour of Europe because he suffered a concussion while working a match against Sheamus. Disco Inferno had some strong feelings about the matter. Through social media, he stated that the Celtic Warrior doesn't really now how to work properly in the ring if he is constantly giving concussions to his opponents.
April 22, 2015

New Day gets title shot

As some of you already know, plans change pretty often backstage in WWE. Originally, Kalisto and Sin Cara were supposed to challenge Tyson Kidd and Antonio Cesaro for the tag team championship at Extreme Rules. However, management opted to change things up by giving the match to Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston instead, even though the Lucha Dragons received really nice ovations from the live events during the Europe tour.
April 21, 2015

Nikki Bella turning face

Since Paige might not be available because she is filming a movie and Naomi just did a heel turn, WWE is looking into the possibility of Nikki Bella working as a baby face when she defends the belt against the latter at Extreme Rules on Sunday night. They even tested out the audience reaction at a live event during the tour of Europe last week. The face turn might not necessarily be a full time thing, however, as management likes the Bella Twins as is.
April 20, 2015

TNA China tour

Some further details have been revealed about the upcoming tour of China that TNA has planned. Apparently, it is happening a lot sooner than expected. The company is planning on doing three shows during the latter half of May. MVP is being heavily promoted since some will remember him from his days in WWE. Gail Kim is Asian, so that helps with the demographic. Jeff Hardy is advertised for the show, but his availability could be an issue.
April 20, 2015

Impact Wrestling going live

Unlike a lot of fans, Dixie Carter was smart enough to know that improvements were not going to take place overnight for TNA. It was going to be a gradual change that required a lot of patience. The company is moving back in the right direction. In addition to a planned tour later on this year, the company is also working on doing live episodes of Impact Wrestling again. They are going to test things out for a couple of weeks first.
April 20, 2015

Randy Orton yells at fans

A rather disturbing incident took place at an airport in New York last night. After an extensive tour of Europe and long flight, WWE stars were swarmed by fans that were waiting to take photographs and get autographs. Randy Orton wasn't having it. He reportedly yelled and berated people for bothering the performers, who were understandably fatigued. Orton has had several incidents before with the fans, as he feels that privacy should be respected.
April 20, 2015