Rumors started spreading like wildfire over the weekend about Jim Ross being dead. The legendary commentator had his social media account hacked by a soccer fan, who posted various things about Leeds before the account was suspended. The perpetrator posted a comment about Ross passing away and gullible fans started spreading that through various social media websites without checking for facts.
December 6, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Solomon Crowe has possibly been released by WWE. His profile was removed from the roster page on the official website. To add even more fuel to the fire, Crowe himself posted a message on social media about the earth standing still. He had a bit of a following in NXT when he first made his debut but his momentum severely waned after that.
November 24, 2015
To generate even more interest the story line, WWE has decided to add the mystery partner element. At Night of Champions, the Wyatt Family will be teaming up to take on Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns and a partner that has yet to be revealed. Rumors have surfaced that it will be Baron Corbin, a developmental wrestler in NXT. The official website reportedly posted his image by accident.
September 5, 2015
If you are one of those people that are hoping that Sting ends up winning the WWE title at Night of Champions, then you might be out of luck. According to online betting websites, Seth Rollins is heavily favored to retain the title. Rumors going around is that the creative department is trying to figure out a way for Rollins to cheat and rob the legend of his first and possibly only chance at the belt.
September 4, 2015
It looks like the rumors about Layla El were true after all. She announced her retirement from WWE through the company's official website. She did an interview where she thanked everyone for the opportunity and stated that she enjoyed her nine years in the business. Layla wants to settle down, get married and start the next chapter in her life.
July 29, 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
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