As expected of top stars, Daniel Bryan has been busy doing media appearances to help promote Wrestlemania. In a rather response, when asked who he would like to face at the big pay per view next year, Bryan mentioned Shinsuke Nakamura. The WWE star revealed that he used to be roommates with the former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion when both of them were training at the Antonio Inoki dojo.
March 24, 2015
Since he is getting to an advanced age, fans generally grow concern about the shape of the Undertaker around the time of the Royal Rumble each year. That is because they are concerned that he might not be able to perform at Wrestlemania. Those concerns should be alleviated this year because the legendary performer is said to be in great shape. He generally kicks it up a notch when training for a WWE return.
March 20, 2015
While many are wondering why he is taking so long to sign a deal with WWE or TNA, Bully Ray is actually said to be perfectly content with doing what he does now. He spends a lot of time with Devon in training new performers. It is said that the two of them are very passionate about teaching and giving back to the industry. Plus, whenever they feel the itch to get back into the ring, they have plenty of options with eager promoters.
March 20, 2015
Brother Devon went on a bit of a rant recently when asked during an interview about the new generation. He stated that one of the biggest problems in the industry is that the young guys are being trained by people who have never made it to TNA or WWE. Devon feels that they are not being trained properly and are not taught to respect veterans. The former tag team champion feels that newcomers should seek out training from successful stars.
March 17, 2015
An interesting idea is being tossed around right now, and if implemented, it could shatter pay per view records for UFC. CM Punk is already in the promotion and training for his first fight. Brock Lesnar is finishing off his contract with WWE in a couple of weeks and has eyes on a return to mixed martial arts. If the promotion were to put the debut fight for Punk and the return fight for Lesnar on the same card, that would draw tremendous interest.
March 16, 2015
Yet another former developmental wrestler has spoken out about Bill DeMott. Trenesha Biggers posted an email filled with allegation that she sent out years ago. In it, she states that DeMott never really gave her a fair shake and even went out of his way to make her feel like she was not a welcomed member of the WWE training program. The woman formerly known as Rhaka Khan in TNA stated that her career was hurt by the experience.
March 12, 2015
An independent wrestler named Hannibal has provided the most bizarre Bill DeMott story yet. He claims that the head trainer once had Luke Gallows strip completely naked in the ring. DeMott then allegedly held jelly donuts in the faces of Zack Ryder and Melissa Coates while they took the stink face move from Gallows. It is being said that the talent agreed to do this because it would have enabled them to skip a regular training day.
March 7, 2015
Knowing that he has a respected voice with the internet wrestling community, Chris Jericho decided to stand up for Bill DeMott, who has been facing allegations of abuse this week. Jericho stated that DeMott was a good friend and a great trainer. He also suggested that if developmental wrestlers cannot handle the heat, then they should quit. Jericho noted that his training with Stu Hart was much worse than what the NXT performers go through.
March 4, 2015
Since she has been off of television for so long, fans have naturally started wondering if Tamina Snuka has been given a release. She has not. Tamina is very much still a member of the WWE roster. She is simply rehabbing from a torn ACL suffered last year. The Samoan star is still training with the company and looking forward to a return. Some also believe that her job security is quite high because management does not want to upset The Rock.
February 28, 2015
A lot of wrestlers end up staying in the business well beyond their time because they did not bother to make retirement plans while they were making big bucks. Seth Rollins definitely does not want to become one of those guys. He already has his plan in place. Despite working a very hectic schedule for WWE, Rollins is still quite involved in the wrestling school that started and owns in Illinois. He is frequently seen training wrestlers there himself.
February 26, 2015