When it comes to television ratings, Vince McMahon is probably one of the most paranoid people in the entertainment industry. It is being said that he is going crazy backstage nowadays because WWE has seen a drop in their numbers. To combat this, the CEO is reaching into his pockets and bringing in the heavy hitters. Brock Lesnar and Undertaker are being added to several episodes of Monday Night Raw.
September 30, 2015
Since he worked backstage in WWE for years, Bruce Prichard has a million stories that wrestling fans would love to hear. He shared one recently. Prichard stated that Vince McMahon did not initially want to sign the Undertaker when he was a free agent. McMahon felt that he looked more like a basketball player than a wrestler. Plus, the Phenom was coming off of a really bad match in WCW against Lex Luger.
August 19, 2015
Wanting to clear the air on the matter, Steve Austin took to his podcast interview show to address the rumors that he has backstage heat with WWE. He basically denied everything that is being said about the situation. Austin states that he was never scheduled to be on the same flight as the Undertaker. He simply was not booked for Wrestlemania. He also stated that there is no truth to the rumors of him having beef with Vince McMahon.
April 7, 2015
When it comes to being old school, Bray Wyatt was that well before he was born. His family has a long history of toughness. On Sunday afternoon, while preparing for his big match against Undertaker at Wrestlemania, Wyatt suffered a severe ankle sprain. It was so bad that he was having trouble just standing backstage. The medical team put him in a cast to help alleviate the pain. Despite that, though, he still went through with his performance.
March 30, 2015
While the majority of fans are hoping that Undertaker gets the win at Wrestlemania, there are those backstage in WWE that feel that it would be best for business if Bray Wyatt were to pick up the much needed victory, one that would give him enough momentum to head back into a main event scene that is set to feature a baby face champion in Roman Reigns. A loss for the Phenom would build anticipation for another return next year.
March 11, 2015
When it comes to Wrestlemania 31, the biggest known thing coming out of backstage is that WWE definitely wants the Undertaker to work a match. He's simply one of their biggest draws still. As of right now, all signs are pointing to Bray Wyatt being the opponent. No other performer in the company has been given serious considerations by management for the highly coveted role. That does not bode very well for the depth of the current roster.
February 7, 2015
The internet wrestling community loves to share the story of how the Undertaker once threatened Shawn Michaels backstage because there were rumors that he was not going to drop the WWE title to Steve Austin. During a recent interview, Michaels stated that the threat never actually happened. He also revealed that he had every intention of passing the torch, but he made others believe that he would not, in order to increases the intensity backstage.
February 5, 2015