In a rather interesting move, WWE is now encouraging fans that attend live events to dress up as their favorite wrestlers and legends. This comes shortly after Vince McMahon grew irate over Dwayne Johnson breaking away from the script on a recent episode of Monday Night Raw and putting focus on fans that were dressed as Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan, the latter of which has been banned from the company because of racial comments.
February 9, 2016
When Dwayne Johnson made his cameo appearance on Monday Night Raw, he entertained the audience by going off script and endorsing a couple of fans that were dressed like WWE legends. One of them was dressed as Hulk Hogan, a person that Vince McMahon is avoiding right now because they do not want to be associated with the bad publicity. McMahon was said to be infuriated by the moment, but he knows that he still needs Johnson.
January 31, 2016
World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Vince McMahon will be making another return to Monday Night Raw this week. The belief is that he will be coming back to help Roman Reigns generate more support from the audience. McMahon wanted to avoid being utilized as an on screen character but felt compelled to do so because he really feels that Reigns needs the help to get over with WWE fans.
December 26, 2015
While the terrorists threats from ISIS never materialized when WWE hosted the Survivor Series in Atlanta, the company is still taking major precautions because they feel that professional wrestling events are now a target. Vince McMahon has kept true to his words about having an increased security presence at his events. Several fans in Hershey missed out on the opening of the show because of security checks.
December 2, 2015
Due to her recent actions on social media, there are rumors now that Sasha Banks feels slighted by Vince McMahon. She highlighted a comment from a fan that was critical of McMahon for not listening to the fans who have been chanting for Sasha to get her push on the main roster in WWE. Management has opted to go with Charlotte as the featured female performer at the moment.
November 11, 2015
Even though fans complain about the product being not as good as it used to be, Vince McMahon can still make a big boast every year. He can say that Wrestlemania generates a lot of money. WWE announced today that they were able to generate $139 million in economic impact for Santa Clara because they chose to host their biggest pay per view of the year in that city.
November 4, 2015
During a recent interview, Kurt Angle revealed some details about the comedic character that he used to portray in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he really enjoyed that part of his career. Angle would have continued being funny, but Vince McMahon put a stop to it. McMahon felt that Angle was worth more money to the company if the fans were taking him seriously.
November 2, 2015
When asked by fans during a question and answer session, Bubba Ray revealed the four men on his Mt Rushmore of professional wrestling. Dusty Rhodes is not a surprise since he has long been an inspiration to the New York native. Bubba worked closely with Paul Heyman, so that choice makes sense as well. His final two choices are Vince McMahon and Pat Patterson, two men who helped make WWE the company that it is today.
October 17, 2015
For a long time there, Vince McMahon was accused of not doing enough to protect his performers in the ring. Whenever an incident with a fan would take place, WWE generally did not go after the individual with their strong legal department. That opened the door for others to jump the rails or throw things into the ring. After the latest incident with Roman Reigns at Night of Champions, management has now decided to add more security to live events.
September 28, 2015
For the longest time now, fans have been trained to view Smackdown as a secondary show. That is going to be temporarily changing soon. The belief is that Vince McMahon is going to load up the show with big matches for the first few months after they move to the USA Network. There is a very good chance that John Cena is going to have to work on that show more frequently than normal. Undertaker and Brock Lesnar might even make appearances.
September 24, 2015