When you attend a live event, more often than not, the good guy is going to win. WWE does that because they want to send the fans home happy. However, the move came as a bit of a shock when they allowed Jimmy Uso to beat Wade Barrett at a show in Germany. Barrett is the one receiving a push and working a title match at Extreme Rules, whereas Uso is floating around as a singles competitor because Jey Uso is injured.
April 18, 2015
Through social media, Wade Barrett revealed that he would be returning to England after WWE concludes their tour of Europe. He more than likely will be written off of Monday Night Raw so that he can return to his home country to film the movie Eliminators. No word yet on how long he will be on the set, but the front office should not have any problems with him being gone because he is not receiving a big push at the moment.
April 15, 2015
Unless he changes his mind in the near future, Wade Barrett still intends on retiring from WWE when his current contract expires. The belief is that he wants to try his hands at Hollywood. Rumors are floating around that the reason why he signed on to star in Eliminators was so that he could gauge interest from the studios. There is always a chance that he could sign a contract extension and remain in professional wrestling if the interest is low.
April 13, 2015
More and more WWE stars are starring in movies, and the latest one is Wade Barrett. It has now been announced that the front office has signed a partnership with Richwater Films, a production and financing company based in England. The two companies are making two films, one called Rampage and the other called Eliminators, which will feature Barrett in an unannounced role. Filming begins in London later this spring.
April 3, 2015
In the opening match of Wrestlemania, Daniel Bryan defeated Dolph Ziggler, R Truth, Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Dean Ambrose and Luke Harper in a ladder match to win the Intercontinental Championship. WWE expected a great performance here, and that is exactly what they got. Lots of good spots. Very high impact. The end saw Bryan and Ziggler trading stiff headbutts on top of the ladder before Bryan knocked out Ziggler.
March 29, 2015
In case you're wondering, it has been a while since we've heard Wade Barrett cutting his "bad news" promos. The reason for that is because WWE officials instructed him to stop doing it. Management was concerned because the fans were actually cheering on the character and simultaneously saying the catchphrase with Barrett. Since he is supposed to be a heel, the front office wanted to ensure that he only received boos instead of cheers.
March 28, 2015
The fact that the real life former relationship between Alicia Fox and Wade Barrett was revealed on Total Divas, that is a sign of just how much WWE has changed over the times. In the past, things like that were tightly kept in a vault. Vince McMahon was notorious for trying to keep backstage information from the internet wrestling community. The fact that he is more open to doing so now means that the tide is turning in the hierarchy.
March 24, 2015
Unless he flops horribly as the WWE Heavyweight Champion, you can expect a lengthy run for Roman Reigns after he defeats Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. Since he is going to need opponents, management has been looking to boost the heel side of the roster to provide their new champion with some variety. One of the guys being eyed for a brief ascension into the main event is none other than Wade Barrett.
March 20, 2015