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
It looks like Steve Austin and Vince McMahon were once again able to resolve their issues. WWE announced that the former world heavyweight champion was going to be returning to the company and hosting his podcast show with them once again. The two sides reportedly had some issues after the last go around because McMahon felt that Austin asked some questions that cast his company in a bad light. Things apparently are fine now.
May 18, 2015
Since he has been quite vocal about the creative department, there is some backstage heat towards Batista from people in WWE. However, don't expect the former world heavyweight champion to stop trashing the product. He knows that his name value is growing by the day, so if he ever wanted to make another return, Vince McMahon would gladly be there to hold the door open for him with a gigantic check in his hands as well.
May 16, 2015
For the longest time, the internet wrestling community had been yearning for the return of the King of the Ring, as it was one of the most popular gimmicks that WWE has ever done. It finally made a return this year, and Vince McMahon needed a lot of convincing before giving it the green light. It has now been revealed that he actually hates tournament. The belief is that Wrestlemania 4 did one and produced lackluster numbers.
May 8, 2015
For years now, the creative department has had a reputation of wanting to amuse Vince McMahon with on screen stuff. Their latest efforts reportedly is the return of the Mega Powers. This time, though, it will not feature Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage. Rather, it will be Curtis Axel playing the role of Hogan, while Damien Sandow plays the role of Savage. Sandow recently debut his new Macho Mandow character at a live event.
May 7, 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
Another detail has been leaked about the big backstage argument between Vince McMahon and Brock Lesnar at Monday Night Raw last week. It is being said that Lesnar informed McMahon that he wanted to attend the UFC event in Las Vegas so that he could have a discussion with Dana White about returning to mixed martial arts. McMahon was against the idea, which reportedly caused Lesnar to walk out. He ended up attending the event.
March 2, 2015
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that Brock Lesnar had started negotiating a new contract with WWE. The move has led many to believe that he is surely going to extend his stint in professional wrestling after the current deal expires in April. However, there are also those that believe that Lesnar is simply using Vince McMahon as a way to leverage even more money from Dana White. The feeling is that he still yearns for a UFC return.
February 28, 2015
If you are one of those non observant fans who are still holding your breath for the return of Shane McMahon to WWE, then you should definitely need to exhale after this bit of news. Management has opted to abandon the trademark for his name, which means that they have absolutely no plan on him being back with the company. McMahon is currently happy running his own company and being out of the looming shadow of Vince McMahon.
February 7, 2015
When asked by Steve Austin on his podcast show, Triple H revealed that he is not a big fan of the third hour of Monday Night Raw. He stated that it was already difficult enough writing a two hour show. He says that outsiders don't realize how stressful that third hour is to the creative department. HHH also stated that they were unlikely to return to two hours because Vince McMahon likes the additional revenue it brings.
February 4, 2015