On Monday Night Raw, Kevin Owens was noticeably absent from the show. Reports have now surfaced that the reason why management did not use him was because the Intercontinental Champion was extremely sick. His son, who also came down with an illness, had been traveling with him in Pittsburgh. WWE sent Owens home so he is not working the Smackdown taping, either. He should be back next week.
December 1, 2015
While much of the internet wrestling community doubting their ability to do so, TNA has announced that they have found a new home for Impact Wrestling. Starting in January, the show will be aired on the POP TV network, which is owned by CBS and is available in approximately 75 million homes in the United States. Dixie Carter finalized the deal this week when she traveled to Los Angeles.
November 19, 2015
Before he heads off to work on the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel, Batista is doing a movie called Bushwick. He plays a war veteran who is trying to help a woman travel across her neighborhood in Brooklyn, which is being attacked. The main plot of the movie is that Texas is trying to secede from the United States, and all hell breaks loose because of it. The movie is scheduled to be released before the end of the year.
November 17, 2015
During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam gave us a little glimpse of his private life. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that he owns two homes. One is in Los Angeles, and the other is in Las Vegas. RVD stated that he loved both cities, so he travels back and forth between the two houses. His lifestyle is a big reason why he chooses to only do professional wrestling on a part time basis.
November 3, 2015
During his podcast interview with Steve Austin, Ryback revealed that his contract with WWE was set to expire next year. From the sound of it, he has every intention of signing another deal to remain with the promotion. Ryback also stated that he was looking into the possibility of getting a tour bus when he is traveling to live events. Usually, management only provides those to the upper level guys.
November 3, 2015
Some sad news to report on Adam Rose. His sister passed away this week. The WWE star has traveled to South Africa to be there for her funeral. It is the first time in five years that Rose has been in the country. Through social media, he posted a farewell to his beloved sibling. Rose also noted that his sister spent her life trying to help others fight their own demons. It is believed that she left behind a child.
October 28, 2015
Last night, Batista had one of his biggest moments since leaving WWE for Hollywood. He was in England for the premiere of the new James Bond movie, where he plays a big villain. Alongside him was a familiar face to professional wrestling fans. Shane McMahon traveled from the United States to be there with his friend. That raises eyebrows since McMahon has avoided most things related to professional wrestling.
October 27, 2015