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
During a recent interview, Ryback revealed that it never bothered him whenever fans would chant for Goldberg during his matches. However, he also revealed that Vince McMahon absolutely hates it when the audience does that. The CEO kept asking others backstage for ideas on how to better control the audience. McMahon does not like giving any type of rub to performers who are no longer with the company.
September 24, 2015
Back when Roman Reigns was initially brought up to the main roster, Vince McMahon and Triple H made sure to instruct the creative department to avoid coming up with anything that would reveal that he was a Samoan. The two felt that his ethnicity would cause fans to stereotype him and not view him as a potential main event performer. WWE has recently softened on that stance lately by revealing that Jimmy Uso is related to Reigns.
September 15, 2015
There is some concern backstage in WWE over the return of Monday Night Football next week. The NFL has historically drawn away a good portion of professional wrestling fans when it returns to the air every fall. Wrestlers are said to be worried about the situation because Vince McMahon is not too worried about it. Nothing special is being planned to pique the interest of the audience.
September 8, 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