Even though he has only been with WWE for less than a month, AJ Styles has already picked up some backstage heat. Even worse, the heat is with Vince McMahon himself. The CEO is upset with Styles because he signed a deal with a toy company prior to signing his contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. This is the same company that signed Kevin Owens back when he was receiving his big push against John Cena last year.
February 4, 2016
Some fans who watched Monday Night Raw were rather upset with Chris Jericho because they believed that the former world heavyweight champion made a racial comment regarding the Usos. Jericho stated that they were his "back of the bus" boys. Well, several WWE stars chimed in on social media and explained that the term was describing wrestlers who partied at the back of the bus after live events.
January 12, 2016
There is a silver lining to the shoulder injury suffered by Sin Cara. It has allowed WWE to give a small push to Kalisto. On Smackdown, the masked performer was given an upset victory over Alberto Del Rio. The move was done so that a title match can be set up between the two of them. In 2015, World Wrestling Entertainment gave him a little push when they had him in the tournament to crown a new world champion.
January 8, 2016
In what initially seemed like a vent about script writers in WWE, Superstar Billy Graham let it slip that he was upset with the company because they rejected his offer to help Roman Reigns with his promos. Graham also stated that World Wrestling Entetainment is going to need more star power if they want to do really big numbers at Wrestlemania. He stated that Dwayne Johnson alone is not enough.
January 4, 2016
A good amount of people that attended Monday Night Raw in Pittsburgh this week were rather upset with WWE. The company had advertised that Kevin Owens was going to be making an appearance on the show. For whatever reasons, the Intercontinental Champion was not utilized last night. Owens is advertised to work the Smackdown taping in Hershey later on today.
December 1, 2015
Since she has nuclear backstage heat on her right now, WWE is still trying to figure out if they want to bring Lana back to television or not. The belief is that if she does get brought back, then management is going to turn her real life war of words with Paige into a story line so that they can try to convince fans that it was a work all along. Management is upset that their issues was taken to social media.
November 27, 2015
In case you missed the latest episode of Smackdown, Kalisto defeated Ryback to advance in the tournament to crown a new world heavyweight champion. It is now being said that the reason why WWE did that is because there are those backstage that felt that the tournament matches were a bit predictable. The creative department wanted to have at least one upset in the first round.
November 16, 2015
When Myzteziz showed up in CMLL, it upset AAA officials because they believed that the masked performer was staying with them. After all, they were in the middle of negotiations. Rumors are floating around that Myzteziz essentially chose CMLL over AAA because the former was more willing to give him the contract that he wanted. The negotiations were a lot simpler for him.
November 3, 2015
The backstage heat towards Lana is said to have died down considerably. WWE was really upset when TMZ initially reported that she was engaged to Rusev in real life. It forced them to change their plans abruptly. Since Lana has not been around because of her injury, the heat has settled down tremendously. Management wanted her back with Rusev anyways, so they are just going to move forward with new plans.
November 2, 2015
When asked if the Road Warriors were upset with Demolition for copying their gimmick, Animal stated that he was fine with it. He said that he was friends with both guys. Animal and Smash actually knew one another back in high school. The two of them were among a group of wrestlers that all grew up in Minnesota together. Animal also noted that they were the tougher looking team of the two.
October 31, 2015