When Bobby Lashley left WWE, a lot of fans were left wondering why he was never given the chance to be the top star. Some even suggested that racism was a factor. However, the latest reports are suggesting that it could have been the typical backstage politics that kept him from being given bigger pushes. It is being said that Triple H and Shawn Michaels were burying Lashley in front of management as early as his tryouts.
February 16, 2015
Since the company has seen their numbers in Mexico taking a severe drop, Triple H is now heavily pushing for WWE to find themselves another Mexican star that can draw some of the audience back. The criteria right now is that the person has to be at least six feet tall, can work solidly in the ring and is bilingual. Ironically enough, a person that fits that description is Alberto Del Rio, who was recently released by the company for a backstage incident.
February 12, 2015
During a recent podcast interview, Steve Austin discussed the topic of Roman Reigns being pushed into the main event scene by WWE. He was a bit concerned that the former Shield member was not putting in the extra work that guys such as Triple H and Diamond Dallas Page did to get to the top. Austin also feels that Reigns is not the complete package on offense, citing that his moves were good but he did not have any ring psychology.
January 31, 2015