Apparently, there are a ton of wrestling fans who think that they have what it takes to become a star in WWE. The company has now revealed that they have received audition tapes from 113 different countries. Some of the videos have been uploaded to YouTube, and they have already received more than 2 million views collectively. That should please Vince McMahon quite a bit because he can tout those numbers during the next conference call.
May 7, 2015
While his vision is being questioned by the internet wrestling community, one thing that Vince McMahon can definitely see clearly is the fact that fan interest in his product has sunk to the lowest point that it has been at since 2015 started. The latest episode of Monday Night Raw drew the least amount of viewers since the final episode of 2014. Hopefully, something like this will encourage WWE to try new things that might draw back their fans.
May 5, 2015
The internet wrestling community has been going crazy with speculations after reports surfaced that Vince McMahon was going blind. It piques the interest because fans have long wondered about what WWE will be like once the CEO steps away. The source of the information, however, comes from an individual who attended the show and posted what he saw on a social media site. No other person has confirmed or reported such a thing.
May 5, 2015
Since the promotion is quite effective in inflating the number of subscribers, the WWE Network will be available for free in May. This is the first time that management has opted to do it in consecutive months (April was free as well). That means that fans will be able to watch Payback for free. Vince McMahon is hoping that the move will enable them to finally break the 1.5 million mark, which would then be flaunted at potential investors.
April 30, 2015
From the moment that Dixie Carter revealed the big secret meeting earlier today, fans have been speculating like crazy on what Steve Austin has planned. The belief is that the two of them discussed business, which means that the former world heavyweight champion might be heading to TNA. That would be a tremendous boost to the promotion to have a legend like him on board. It would also be a great way to stick it to Vince McMahon.
April 29, 2015
While a lot of fans worship the Undertaker for being loyal to WWE, Kevin Nash revealed in a recent interview that WCW was close to bringing him on board. Negotiations were going well, and Nash was doing a tremendous job at convincing the front office to give his friends big money. However, Vince McMahon came through at the last minute by offering Mark Calaway a huge guaranteed deal, something that he did not previously do.
April 23, 2015
During a podcast interview with Jim Ross, Shawn Michaels confirmed something that fans have been speculating for years. He revealed that he was so miserable working in WWE that he asked Vince McMahon to release him from his contract so that he could head down to WCW. Michaels really wanted to be with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall at the time. McMahon, however, refused to let him go because he could not afford to lose another big star.
April 19, 2015
Since Steve Austin and Vince McMahon are at odds, WWE no longer has a host for the upcoming return of Tough Enough. They reportedly turned their attention to Chris Jericho, who is also doing a podcast interview show or the company. They feel that he would be a more than adequate replacement for Austin. Jericho, however, has stated that he has not had any talks with the front office about the role. He might just be working the fans, though.
April 11, 2015
One of the reasons why Vince McMahon is starting to become a big fan of NXT is the fact that the brand was able to sell out tickets to a live event without needing to promote the matches. That means that fans are simply showing up because they support the brand in whole. WWE live events usually reveal the main event matches that will be taking place on the card. This gives Triple H a bit more leverage when it comes to backstage politics.
April 9, 2015
WWE discovered some disturbing news when they checked the ratings for Monday Night Raw this week. The show lost more than 1.5 million viewers in the span of seven days. The company has trouble keeping people interested after Wrestlemania. This does not sit well with Vince McMahon. A lot of wrestling fans opted to watch the season finale of Better Call Saul and the NCAA Championship game between Duke and Wisconsin.
April 7, 2015