Never one to avoid controversy, Vince Russo has drawn the ire of the internet wrestling community yet again. The source of discontent stems from the fact that he took to social media to say that Sami Zayn, who made his debut on Monday Night Raw this week, was not a television star yet. He stated that while the hardcore fans might know of him, the masses just assumed that he was some jobber that was in the ring with John Cena.
May 6, 2015
Earlier in the year, there were rumors floating around that Vince Russo was going to take over the creative department for Lucha Underground. John Morrison decided to chime in on the matter. He flat out stated that the rumors were not true. Morrison said that Russo was simply there to watch the show as a fan. He also stated that he and a couple of other stars did interviews with Russo that should be uploaded to YouTube in the near future.
March 9, 2015
Vince Russo has taken to social media once again to deny a report about him that has been floating around the internet wrestling community. It is being said that he suggested to Lucha Underground officials that they need to hire more female performers to draw in the more fans. The belief is that the promotion did not take too kindly to that bit of advice. Russo went online and told fans that those reports were not true whatsoever.
February 27, 2015
When it comes to podcast shows, wrestling fans have been living in nirvana thanks to Jim Ross, Vince Russo, Steve Austin and Chris Jericho joining the industry. Well, the game just got a bit more interesting. Reports have surfaced that Ric Flair has just signed an agreement with CBS Sports to host his own weekly show. The Nature Boy will be interviewing various professional wrestlers, celebrities and musicians on his show.
February 17, 2015
A lot of rumors have been swirling around GFW since their first announcement. You can rule out the one about Vince Russo joining the company as the lead writer. During a recent interview, Jeff Jarrett flat out stated that he would not hire Russo at this point in time. The belief is that Jarrett does not want the negative connotation that surrounds Russo to affect the chance of Global Force Wrestling being accepted by the fans from the start.
February 14, 2015
Next week, Vince Russo is heading to Los Angeles and visiting Lucha Underground. That much we know. However, what we don't know is whether or not the two sides are meeting to discuss a potential partnership. Rumors are floating around that the promotion is seriously considering the idea of having Russo be their lead writer. While a lot of fans have negative viewers on the guy, he does have quite the track record of success in the industry.
February 13, 2015
Since he made an appearance as an on screen heel authority figure for wXw, a promotion in Europe, many fans have been wondering if this will lead to a more permanent return to professional wrestling by Vince Russo. As of right now, it appears unlikely. He has no intentions of uprooting his family to another continent, so the overseas appearances will be sparse. There is also no interest in him from WWE, TNA or Lucha Underground at the moment.
January 21, 2015
Wrestling fans in Eruope are getting a dose of Vince Russo as an on screen character. He made his debut this week in wXw, portraying a heel investor. The former head writer of WWE and WCW made an immediate impact, booking an impromptu heavyweight championship match that resulted in a heel Karsten Beck winning the belt through controversial methods. Russo is not actually in charge of the promotion, as speculated.
January 18, 2015