In a very classy move, WWE has announced that they will be airing an hour long special tribute to Dusty Rhodes after Monday Night Raw. While no details have been revealed just yet, the belief is that it will include several highlights from his career. There may also be interviews with wrestlers, perhaps even Cody Rhodes and Goldust.
June 12, 2015
When the news initially surfaced that Owen Hart was going to be getting his very first DVD special, the belief was that his widow signed off on it. Apparently, that was wrong. Martha Hart has spoken out against WWE for going through with the tribute despite her expressing to them that it was against her wishes. She has urged true fans of her husband to avoid purchasing the item, so that management knows that it is wrong to capitalize on his legacy.
May 13, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
Shortly after Perro Aguayo died in a tragic in ring accident, a lot of eyes turned to WWE to see if the company would do a tribute for the fallen performer on Monday Night Raw. In the end, the company opted against it. One of the reasons for that is because they wanted to avoid bringing light to the fact that Rey Mysterio, who was involved in that unfortunate match, is no longer with the company. They did his release as quietly as possible.
March 28, 2015
Rumors coming out of WWE has it that two out of the three top officials are against doing a tribute for Perro Aguayo on Monday Night Raw. The belief is that Kevin Dunn and Vince McMahon are the two who do not want to bring potentially negative attention towards the company, while Triple H wants to honor a fallen star. He feels that it would bring goodwill from both the internet wrestling community and those in the industry.
March 23, 2015
WWE is in a tricky situation when it comes to Perro Aguayo, who passed away over the weekend because of an accident in the ring. If they do not do a tribute on Monday Night Raw, then that will offend a good amount of fans and maybe even some in the industry. If they do one, then they run the risk of bringing negative attention to their company. Some might bring up the issue of safety in the ring. No word yet on what the front office has decided.
March 23, 2015