Critics were already complaining that CM Punk was taking too long to make his debut in UFC. Those complaints are about to be even louder, as the former world heavyweight champion has now suffered some sort of shoulder injury while doing MMA training. That means that his debut match will have to be postponed for a couple of months. Punk does not want to step into the ring until he feels that he is truly ready to compete.
October 5, 2015
The wait might almost be over. Rumors are floating around that UFC officials have started looking at potential opponents for CM Punk. They feel that he has advanced far enough in his training for them to do that now. Of course, it is not a simple process, as the matchmakers still need to factor in the marketing side of seeing the debut match of a former WWE Heavyweight Champion. An announcement is expected soon.
September 24, 2015
With so many people making a big fuss about a potential fight between Ronda Rousey and Floyd Mayweather that is never going to happen, Tank Abbott decided to make himself relevant by chiming in. The former WCW and UFC star claims that he can beat up any female fighter without doing a single minute of training. He even offered to pay $100,000 to a woman that can beat him. In return, Abbott wants a sandwich if he wins.
September 23, 2015
An interesting person to keep an eye on right now is Rachael Ellering. She is training to become a professional wrestler. Her father happens to be one of the most legendary figures that the business has ever seen. For years, Paul Ellering led the Road Warriors to the ring to destroy opponents. Outside the ring, he also led Hawk and Animal by being the guy that handled all of their business affairs. Rachael is training with Lance Storm.
September 17, 2015
Though he spends most of his waking hour doing training for his UFC debut, CM Punk does take a moment or two for leisure. He knows that it is a necessary ingredient for his mental and physical health. The former world heavyweight champion was spotted at Riot Fest, where he got on stage with his good friend. Lars Frederiksen of Rancid. Punk also got to hang out with Living Colour, the band that does his theme song.
September 14, 2015
When Lana injured her wrist while training in the ring before a live event, many wondered how WWE would handle the situation, as she is involved in one of the bigger stories in the company at the moment. The curiosity grew even more when she was not at Monday Night Raw this week. Now, word is coming out that she will not be in the corner of Dolph Ziggler during his big match at Night of Champions.
September 8, 2015
When word got out that Lana was injured while training before a live event, the internet wrestling community was surprised to hear that she was doing that. The blonde bombshell revealed to people that she trains frequently at the performance center when not on the road and on television. Sources without WWE, however, are saying that they have not seen her at the facility for quite some time now.
September 8, 2015
Some bad news for those of you that have been anticipating the in ring debut of Lana that WWE has been setting up over the past several weeks. She recently injured herself while training in the ring before a live event. Her left wrist was severely damaged, and company representatives are saying that she is going to require surgery that will keep her away from the ring for approximately four months.
September 7, 2015
Whenever she makes an appearance in NXT, the fans go absolutely nuts over Blue Pants. Rumor has it, though, that she is not nearly as popular backstage with the developmental wrestlers. There is resentment towards her because she is not officially under contract to WWE. That means that she does not have to give up a cut of her merchandise sales, and she does not have to go through the daily training.
September 3, 2015
When the internet wrestling community formulates an opinion, it often times takes years to change their mind. For the longest time, everyone criticized Eva Marie for not being a good in ring performer. She went out and tried to fix that by getting additional training outside of WWE. Mick Foley has decided to step up and defend Eva by routinely pointing out the improvements that she has made. He wants her to get a fair chance.
September 3, 2015