In a move that might cause a few performers to be placed on the inactive list, WWE is now doing random checkups on their performers to see if they have medical coverage. While they do not provide it themselves, Vince McMahon and company expect the performers to be properly covered out of their own pocket. Developmental wrestlers make less money, so they might be most affected by this rule.
December 24, 2015
While Bill DeMott is no longer with the company after tendering his resignation earlier this month, the former trainer is expected to be sitting in a room with WWE representatives again very soon. The belief in the industry is that there will be lawsuits heading towards the desk of Vince McMahon very soon. Some of the developmental wrestlers that made allegations are expected to now take things to court. Settlements are expected.
March 12, 2015
During a recent interview, Jeff Jarrett revealed that he watches every wrestling show that is on television. He even catches footage online as well. Unlike Vince McMahon, Jarrett admits that he keeps up with the competition because it is the smart thing to do. When asked about the WWE developmental program, Jarrett acknowledges that he is a fan of NXT. He cites Kevin Owens as his favorite performer on that roster.
February 21, 2015
When Dixie Carter signed a television deal with Destination America, it was revealed that Impact Wrestling would be moving to Friday nights. The move coincided with WWE announcing that Smackdown was moving to Thursday nights. Many wondered what Vince McMahon was going to do with NXT since it aired on the same night. Reports have now surfaced that the developmental program is being moved to Wednesday night to avoid conflict.
January 2, 2015
Reports have surfaced that there is a good amount of frustrations backstage from the wrestlers on the main roster in WWE. While they're appreciative of the fact that they make more money than the developmental wrestlers, the main roster guys are upset because NXT is providing a better platform for the performers to put on great matches and stories. Triple H is the main guy in charge, and he does not have to deal with Vince McMahon as much in Florida.
December 14, 2014