For someone that had been in the professional wrestling industry for so many years, CM Punk has been rather quiet in his quest to become a star in UFC. Mick Foley thinks that is fine because the former world heavyweight champion is focused on training at the moment. Foley feels that Punk will start being a promoter when he gets closer to his debut match.
July 10, 2015
In a sign that he is committing even more of himself into his UFC career, it has now been revealed that CM Punk has moved to Milwaukee, so he can be that much closer to the training facilities. That has impressed a lot of people in the industry, including Dana White. For a while there, he was commuting on a daily to the city from his beloved hometown of Chicago.
July 2, 2015
According to fans in the arena at Monday Night Raw, Jamie Noble was seriously injured by Brock Lesnar during the final segment. However, with the way that WWE has been playing things off, there is a chance that this could be a story line. The company filmed Noble being helped by the training staff and being placed in the ambulance, which is something that they do when they are running an angle.
June 23, 2015
As another sign that she is truly interested in improving as a performer, Eva Marie made an appearance in NXT and stated that she wanted the championship. The belief is that she will spend a couple of months down in the developmental program to gain further training. Eva recently received quite a bit of praise from WWE and the internet wrestling community because she spent time training with Brian Kendrick on her own.
June 4, 2015
In what seemed like the longest job interview in the history of mankind, WWE has finally signed Adam Pearce to a contract. He will be joining the developmental training staff of NXT. Pearce will also be working as a producer on their weekly show. Over the past year, the former NWA Heavyweight Champion has done guest training at the performance center. Management was impressed, but they did not finalize a deal until now.
May 19, 2015
During a recent interview, Curt Hawkins shared his opinions on Tough Enough, which is making a return this year. He stated that while it was a good television show, there really is no payoff in the end. Hawkins, who is now a trainer at a wrestling school that he owns and operates, stated that it is unfair for WWE to put these untrained performers in front of national television and expect them to be prepared after just three months of training.
May 14, 2015