Previously, it was reported that the Great Khali was interested in opening up a wrestling school in India. Apparently, he has already accomplished that. The former World Heavyweight Champion revealed to the media that the academy is already up and running. Khali already has some students working out at his facility. The 42 year old also mentioned that WWE wanted him to send them three performers a year for NXT tryouts.
March 10, 2015
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
Reports surfaced earlier this month about former WWE writer Court Bauer revealing that Shawn Michaels and Triple H were the ones that buried CM Punk when he was doing tryouts with the company. During an interview with TapouT Radio, Michaels was asked about the allegations. He strongly denied that it happened. Michaels stated that he was one of Punk's biggest supporters backstage. He even went as far as to say that he didn't know who the writer was.
February 16, 2015
A couple of executives from the USA Network were on hand for the recent tryouts that WWE held. The reason they were there is because they wanted to see if there were any performers that they wanted to sign for the upcoming season of Tough Enough. Reports have surfaced that they offered a contract and a spot to a third generation performer. Tessa Blanchard has long been rumored for a deal, and it looks like she might have found her way in.
February 4, 2015
Looks like those rumors about WWE having interest in Tessa Blanchard were true. The second generation star was one of 20 women that the company brought in for tryouts at the Performance Center last week. For those that do not know, she is the daughter of the legendary Tully Blanchard, who teamed with Arn Anderson, Ric Flair and Barry Windham in the Four Horsemen during the 1980s. She currently works on the independent circuit.
January 30, 2015