The Tough Enough competition for 2015 is now over, and we have two performers who will be receiving contracts with WWE and assigned to train at the Performance Center to see if they can improve enough to start working at NXT. The male winner was Josh Bredl, while the female winner was Sara Lee. Both will be promoted on Monday Night Raw briefly before being sent to the oblivion of training.
August 25, 2015
Even though she is already regarded as one of the best female performers in WWE, Sasha Banks is not done learning just yet. The NXT Divas Champion revealed that she has been training with Amazing Red to improve her in ring performance. Sasha also talked about wanting to be at her very best when the Takeover event takes place in Brooklyn this upcoming weekend.
August 21, 2015
One of the topics that may not die anytime soon is the one regarding a final match for Steve Austin. He gets asked the question on a near daily basis. The former world heavyweight champion recently ruled out the possibility of making a return to WWE at Wrestlemania 32. He stated that he would require an extensive amount of training to be at the point he needs to be, so it is not going to happen this year.
August 13, 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
During her live podcast interview with Chris Jericho this week, Stephanie McMahon revealed something rather interesting. She stated that her oldest daughter has done some wrestling training with Natalya. Stephanie mentioned that her daughter is very much interested in working in WWE some day, which is something that fans have assumed since the very first moment that we were made aware of the fact that she was having a child.
May 1, 2015
As soon as it was announced that she was retiring from WWE, speculations began that AJ Lee would some day do an interview where she revealed exactly what caused her to walk away from the company and her lifelong dream. There are rumors that she has already received a couple of offers to do the shoot interview, but as of right now, she has no interest in doing that because it would cause a bit of a distraction to CM Punk and his training.
April 27, 2015