Earlier in the month, Kazuchika Okada did a tryout for WWE when the company was doing a quick tour of Japan. There has not been a lot of rumblings about offering him a developmental contract. With New Japan recently announcing that they are going to be sending their stars to tour with smaller promotions, there is a chance that Okada does not join NXT.
July 25, 2015
Since Hulk Hogan was forced out of the company, WWE needed someone to replace him. They're turning to the other legend backstage. Ric Flair has been pegged as the top candidate for the role. He will likely take over as a judge on Tough Enough this week. Flair is also most likely to replace Hogan when the company tours Australia in a couple of weeks.
July 24, 2015
While nothing has been confirmed by WWE themselves, there are multiple sources in Mexico that are claiming that Undertaker will be working the tour of the country in October. The former world heavyweight champion returned this past weekend and is only confirmed for Summerslam at the moment. Anything after that pay per view is up in the air.
July 21, 2015
Despite having Brock Lesnar around, WWE still managed to lose half a million viewers for the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. While some fans are brushing off the decline to the soccer tournament, management is a bit concerned. That is a good thing because they will try a bit harder to come up with better material for us to watch.
June 23, 2015
Hard as it may be to believe, but WWE is moving Zack Ryder even further away from the main roster. The veteran performer is now a full time participant in NXT live events. He will more than likely be utilized rather frequently when the brand starts doing national tours on a regular basis. Ryder has also been tasked with being a mentor for Mojo Rowley, a guy they have big plans for.
June 21, 2015
In trying to avoid a lot of embarrassment, WWE was quick to pull the shirts that they made for Hideo Itami from their official online store. Management was informed that the Japanese characters on the item were incorrect. A lot of people in Japan are very old school when it comes to things, so the inaccuracy might have offended them. Fortunately, the shirt was pulled quickly enough. The company is doing a tour in Tokyo in a couple of weeks.
May 26, 2015
At the Lucha Libre World Cup, TNA and Lucha Underground formed a partnership. John Morrison teamed up with Mr Anderson and Matt Hardy, all of whom were former WWE stars, during the trios tournament. Initially, the belief was that Anderson and Hardy would be teaming up with Drew Galloway since they all worked for the same company, but Galloway ended up being on the international team with El Mesias and Angelico instead.
May 25, 2015
Since he is making his way up the industry, Moose has generated a good amount of attention from the bigger promotions in the business. He has been given a nice push by ROH. Jeff Jarrett signed the former NFL player to work his upcoming GFW tour. TNA is said to have him on the radar as well. Now, reports have surfaced that WWE attempted to sign the 31 year old for their upcoming season of Tough Enough. They wanted him to be a ringer.
May 21, 2015