During a recent interview with the Daily Pioneer, the Great Khali revealed that he was once signed with WCW. He spent about six or seven months under contract with the promotion, where he was being trained and developed. When Vince McMahon purchased the company, WWE opted against buying his contract since he was so green at the time.
November 30, 2015
For the longest time, Jerry Jarrett swore that he would never return to professional wrestling. The man who helped start TNA has had a change of heart. Jarrett has announced that he was making a triumphant return to the industry. However, he has not provided details on which promotion it will be with. Jarrett is such a trusted figure in the business that Vince McMahon once tapped him as a replacement in case McMahon was sent to jail.
November 2, 2015
In case you haven't noticed, WWE has avoided doing pay per view and television events at Madison Square Garden. The reason for that is because there is a higher cost of production from that venue than normal. Vince McMahon still loves the place, as he considered that the home base of his promotion for years. The recent Network special was done because it did not cost as much as a regular pay per view.
October 14, 2015
Rumors have surfaced that one of the reasons why a contract between WWE and Destination America has not been reached yet is the time slot. The network would obviously love to open up their Thursday night wrestling block with the most popular promotion, as it would draw viewers to TNA and ROH. However, Vince McMahon is not very keen on the idea of helping out his competition.
August 14, 2015
TNA wasn't the only wrestling promotion finalizing a new television deal in Italy this week. Vince McMahon did so as well. He has secured a contract that will enable WWE to keep broadcasting their programming in that country until the year 2020. The promotion has been with Sky Italia since 2003. The network stated that the business partnership between the two sides have been mutually beneficial and should continue on for years.
June 4, 2015
If you're still one of those people that have yet to try the WWE Network, Vince McMahon is giving you another chance to sign up. The company has now announced that for the third straight month, the online subscription service will be free to new subscribers. That means that you can watch everything in the month of June without having to pay. The promotion has been quite the success for the company in their efforts to gain subscribers.
June 1, 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
For the longest time now, Charlotte has been rumored to be headed for the main roster in WWE. Over the past weekend, Vince McMahon finally got to see her working a match against Sasha Banks, and he was beyond pleased. In fact, he was impressed enough to where many people backstage feel that he is going to speed up her promotion. We should see the NXT diva on Monday Night Raw before the end of the year.
April 1, 2015
According to the rapper himself, WWE has banned Wale from being involved with their promotion. He feels that this is because he was involved in an incident with a fan at one of the live events. The company itself has not mentioned anything about it. The Washington DC native also told TMZ that he would love to try to smooth things over with Triple H. He also mentioned that his dream job would be working as an assistant for Vince McMahon.
April 1, 2015