Rumors about backstage heat between Vince McMahon and Triple H are heating up as of late. There are reports floating around that Vince is trying to lure Shane McMahon back into WWE as a high ranking executive. Vince would then use Shane as leverage against HHH and Stephanie McMahon. For the longest time there, HHH and Stephanie were said to be taking over the company from Vince, so they gained a lot of power backstage from that.
March 11, 2016
Since the Minnesota Vikings are building a billion dollar stadium, there were rumors that Vince McMahon wanted to host Wrestlemania there in 2017. Rumors are now surfacing that the deal has fallen through. No word yet on what the roadblock is, but it does not mean that it will never happen at that stadium. WWE generally likes to have a location locked down a year before so they can make a big announcement.
December 23, 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
There were rumors floating around that Summerslam might be heading to Las Vegas or back to Los Angeles, which hosted the event for a couple of years in a row. However, WWE has now confirmed that Brooklyn will be the home to their second biggest pay per view of the year. Vince McMahon has locked down an agreement with the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for 2016 and 2017.
September 28, 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
When Destination America picked up both TNA and ROH, the belief was that they wanted to be a hot spot for professional wrestling fans. Now, they want even more. Rumors have surfaced that the network met with WWE to discuss the possibility of picking up one of their tertiary shows. Vince McMahon plans on keeping Monday Night Raw and Smackdown on the USA Network.
August 5, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that there is a major difference of opinions backstage on how Seth Rollins should be booked as a heel champion. Triple H wants to keep going the old school route by having Rollins be a cowardly champion, much like how Ric Flair used to be. Vince McMahon, however, wants Rollins to be booked as a stronger champion with more credibility with the fans.
July 20, 2015
Some new rumors have popped up in regards to Lisa Fox Lee being fired by WWE despite being with the company for nearly two decades. It is being said that Vince McMahon had her released because she was not able to successfully negotiate a contract to acquire the rights to the NWA library. The company wanted to prevent them from being able to create their own online video streaming service.
July 12, 2015
There are rumors floating around that Vince McMahon abruptly put together the Elimination Chamber, as a way to boost the amount of WWE Network subscribers. Further fuel was added to the fire because management opted to reschedule a live event that was taking place on the same day. John Cena and Rusev were originally scheduled to be approximately 1100 miles away from the pay per view, so the changes were necessary.
May 12, 2015
An apparel website that works with wrestlers has reportedly been sent a cease and desist letter from WWE earlier this month. The two shirts in questions were designed for Steve Austin. As many of you already know, there have been rumors floating around of backstage heat between Austin and Vince McMahon. The belief is that the company is purposely doing this as a way of getting back at him for skipping out on Wrestlemania.
April 16, 2015