After the big NXT event last night, Triple H held a meeting with the performers. He praised them for their performance on the show, as it went well above expectations. HHH also thanks the wrestlers for not leaking the Samoa Joe debut to the internet wrestling community. Generally, someone backstage is responsible for getting the word out to one of the various websites. This time, however, the company went above and beyond to keep it a secret.
May 21, 2015
Apparently, the folks at TMZ are much better at generating interest than they are at doing math. The tabloid website reported that John Cena squatted 600 pounds. The numbers were inaccurate, and the longtime WWE star took to social media to clear up the rumors. Cena stated that he was lifting closer to 396 pounds. The reason that he decided to respond to the story was because it was spreading around the internet wrestling community rather rapidly.
May 15, 2015
In order to prevent morale in her locker room from sinking, Dixie Carter decided to hold a meeting and addressed a very important issue. She told the TNA stars not to worry too much about online reports about Impact Wrestling. Carter stated that websites are not factoring in all the variables before publishing the numbers. She also stated that there were a lot more viewers than what is being reported by the various wrestling websites.
May 12, 2015
While a lot of fans were hoping that the rumors about Daniel Bryan being seriously injured were not true, WWE has now confirmed that the Intercontinental Champion will not be able to work Extreme Rules tonight. They posted an official announcement on the website, where they state that Bryan is not medically cleared. His scheduled opponent Wade Barrett will now work a match against Adrian Neville during the kickoff show.
April 26, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Daniel Bryan might be forced to miss a month of action, and WWE did something to further fan those flames. Every month, the company generates preview videos for each month that is taking place on the pay per view. While they still have his match with Wade Barrett listed on their website, they did not bother making a preview video for their upcoming bout at Extreme Rules.
April 25, 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
Rumors about nude images of Nikki Bella being in existence have popped up within the internet wrestling community again. This time, the culprit is a website called Break. They are luring in professional wrestling fans by making it seem like they have nude photos of the WWE diva on their website. Upon closer examination, they are simply images of other women. None of them are Nikki, and none of them will be.
April 8, 2015
In a sign of how well he is being accepted as a baby face, fans voted on the WWE website that Brock Lesnar should not be fined. They feel that the suspension is more than enough of a punishment. That bodes well for the creative department because they don't have to do as much work in building up support for him from the audience. The longstanding belief is that Lesnar has what it takes to be the top baby face in the company.
April 6, 2015
According to a website called Gossip Extra, The Rock is being sued for $80,000 by the owner of the mansion that he had been renting from for the past two years. The WWE legend was living there with some of his crew because he was waiting for builders to complete his permanent home. Damages were done to the mission fountain, air conditioner units, batting cage, plants, aquariums, etc. The former world champion has not responded yet.
March 14, 2015
There are speculations floating around that WWE is doing an about face with the New Day stable and are actually considering a push for the trio. Rumors were started when the official company website published an article where it suggested that management might bring back the Freebird Rule, which would enable Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston to share the tag team championship. It could just be a tease from the writers.
March 14, 2015