In a sign that Vince McMahon is stepping a bit away from his job as the CEO of WWE, Finn Balor revealed that he finally got a chance to meet the boss at the NXT live event that took place during Wrestlemania weekend. In the past, McMahon personally meets with every wrestler that he signs to a contract. This means that Triple H was the one that did the meeting and the negotiations. The changing of the guard is definitely happening.
May 20, 2015
During a recent interview, Justin Gabriel revealed that he came with an idea for Vince McMahon to be the person underneath the bunny suit. He would be a bit more hardcore and even chase the heavyweight championship. Then, one day, the bunny is knocked out and revealed to be McMahon. Gabriel stated that everyone in the creative department loved the idea when he pitched it, but management opted against going through with it.
May 19, 2015
One of the more interesting revelations that was made during the podcast interview that Kurt Angle did with Ric Flair was the fact the latter was the one that convinced the former to avoid signing a contract with WCW. Flair had several issues with the front office, so he advised Angle to sign with WWE instead. He even stated that he handed him the phone number to Vince McMahon, so that he can initiate the negotiations personally.
May 7, 2015
It appears that WWE has called in some heavy hitters to make up for the loss of Steve Austin on the next season of Tough Enough. Chris Jericho has finally been announced as the host. He will be joined by a panel consisting of Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan and Paige. Not only that, the trainers are going to be Booker T, Billy Gunn and Lita. There will be guest appearances made on the show by Vince McMahon, Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and John Cena.
May 7, 2015
The internet wrestling community has been going crazy with speculations after reports surfaced that Vince McMahon was going blind. It piques the interest because fans have long wondered about what WWE will be like once the CEO steps away. The source of the information, however, comes from an individual who attended the show and posted what he saw on a social media site. No other person has confirmed or reported such a thing.
May 5, 2015
You can thank the controversial Kardashian clan for the latest accomplishment by WWE. Since their reality television show was on a hiatus, that paved the way for Total Divas to take the top spot on the E! Network. Vince McMahon shared that bit of information with shareholders earlier today, and he downplayed things a little by stating that the other popular show was not around capture all of the viewers. Expect more seasons to come.
April 30, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, it appeared that Bo Dallas randomly decided to interrupt Roman Reigns before being attacked. The reason why the segment happened is because the creative department wanted to do the joke where Reigns would say the Dallas catchphrase. Many of the writers thought it would be humorous to Vince McMahon. It has long been a tradition for the creative department to try to amuse the man that signs their paychecks.
April 21, 2015
As if he doesn't already have enough legal issues on his plate at the moment, Vince McMahon is facing yet another one. This time, it is being filed by Tommy Gilbert, who is acting on behalf of the late Eddie Gilbert and Doug Gilbert, who portrayed the Dark Patriot in GWF. Gilbert is suing both WWE and ESPN for using footage of his sons without their permissions. Representatives from both companies feel confident they can get the case dismissed.
April 19, 2015
Word going around right now is that Arn Anderson was the one that pushed WWE to induct Alundra Blayze into the hall of fame. He felt that enough time had been passed to bring up the idea to upper management. The belief is that Vince McMahon was able to convinced to do so because someone told him that it would be a great way to take another jab at WCW. It has been reported that McMahon was the one that asked her to do the trash can bit.
April 13, 2015
One of the reasons why Vince McMahon is starting to become a big fan of NXT is the fact that the brand was able to sell out tickets to a live event without needing to promote the matches. That means that fans are simply showing up because they support the brand in whole. WWE live events usually reveal the main event matches that will be taking place on the card. This gives Triple H a bit more leverage when it comes to backstage politics.
April 9, 2015