Whenever there are celebrities involved with professional wrestling, it is usually because of the potential mainstream media attention that they can attract. That proved to be the case for WWE this week when they had international soccer superstar Wayne Rooney doing a segment where he slapped Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw. It drew the attention of ESPN, New York Daily News, CBS Sports, Sky News and many others.
November 11, 2015
For those of you that are wondering, Sheamus has been working in the tag team division with Wade Barrett because the creative department simply has nothing for him right now. Since WWE is not ready to do anything with the Money in the Bank briefcase at the moment, they are simply having him kill time. Sheamus will more than likely be stalling until the Royal Rumble.
November 5, 2015
The on screen relationship between Sheamus and Wade Barrett might be expanded on television soon. Rumor has it that WWE is considering a tag team consisting of those two real life friends. The Celtic Warrior attempted to help Barrett during his match against Chris Jericho at a live event in Mexico over the weekend. Management could be testing out the waters. Barrett has stated that he would like to join the tag team division.
October 20, 2015
Even though he publicly campaigned to be moved into the tag team division, the chances of WWE doing that for Wade Barrett are pretty slim. Management prefers having him provide depth in the singles division. He is a viewed as a staple of the mid card scene. It is being said that one of the reasons why the King of the Ring is wanting the change is because the front office has no desires to give him the big push that he deserves.
October 13, 2015
In a rather interesting interview with the Sun, Wade Barrett revealed that he really wants WWE to put him in the tag team division. The King of the Ring feels that he really works well with others, so he wants to see just how far he can go in that division. Barrett is not in line for a huge push as a singles performer, so this might be his way of letting the front office know that he is willing to take a consolation prize.
October 12, 2015
In case you didn't know why he has not been on television for the past couple of weeks, Wade Barrett has been in England. He was filming a movie for WWE. The King of the Ring revealed that he was now done with filming, which means that he should be heading back to the United States soon and get back on the road. The belief is that management will more than likely wait until after Night of Champions.
September 19, 2015
The reason why Stardust attacked Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw this week was because the creative department needed to write him off for a couple of weeks. The King of the Ring is heading back to England to film a movie for WWE. Barrett created a bit of a buzz with the internet wrestling community when he started using his real name on social media, but that is more than likely done because he's an actor for the time being.
August 25, 2015
Originally, the plan by WWE was to have Miz team up with Stardust to take on Stephen Amell and Adrian Neville. However, management had to change up those plans when Ryback was injured and the feud including Big Show was stalled. A replacement was needed, so they decided on Wade Barrett, who really did not have an important program to work, despite being King of the Ring.
August 12, 2015
When WWE announced that the King of the Ring was making a return, many were under the assumption that it would elevate one of the performers because it was one of the best gimmicks that the company has ever produced. Turns out, that is not the case. Reports have surfaced that Wade Barrett is going to be dropping the king gimmick and bringing back the Bad News Barrett gimmick instead.
August 12, 2015
WWE announced this week that Stephen Amell would team up with Adrian Neville to take on Stardust and Wade Barrett at Summerslam. There were those backstage that were actually hoping that Goldust would be able to return in time to team up with his little brother. The belief was that the bizarre tandem would help intrigue the mainstream media attention that Amell is surely to bring.
August 11, 2015