Through social media, Cody Rhodes teased fans with something special during a Wrestlemania Axxess event on Thursday. He mentioned that it was something that will help honor Dusty Rhodes for years to come. The belief is that WWE will be unveiling a statue of the American Dream. A part of the weekend is said to be an honor to Rhodes, who was made quite a name for himself in the various Texas territories before making it big.
March 27, 2016
While the media is under the impression that Sting has retired as an in ring performer, the former WCW World Heavyweight Champion feels differently. When asked by TMZ about his status, the man legally known as Steve Borden flat out stated that he was not retired. He didn't stick around long enough to answer any follow up questions, so his status for Wrestlemania 32 is still unknown. Sting also refused to answer a question about Hulk Hogan.
March 20, 2016
When asked by a fan through social media if he would be in the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania 32 this year, Chris Jericho flat out stated that there was no chance in hell of that happening. The belief is that the former world heavyweight champion wants a regular match on the main card, preferably with someone younger and newer that he can put over. Jericho has a decent amount of backstage clout with WWE officials.
February 4, 2016
Rumors are floating around that Hulk Hogan could be brought back to WWE before Wrestlemania 32 rolls around. The belief is that the company is trying to stack as many big names as possible with John Cena on the sidelines. Some are concerned that bringing Hogan back will result in backlash from the media, while others believe that all has been forgiven. Hogan will more than likely be making an appearance.
January 16, 2016
While it is not a secret that Mark Henry intends to retire pretty soon, it does come as a bit of a surprise that he is telling the media that he wants his final match to be at Wrestlemania, which makes it seem like he is retiring in a couple of weeks. WWE does want Henry to stick around backstage after he is done as an in ring performer. Mark hasn't really had a feud in quite some time.
January 15, 2016
Rumors are swirling around that Stephanie McMahon might be working a match at Wrestlemania. The source of the speculation stems from the fact that the Chief Brand Officer of WWE posted on social media that she was training for the event. There were rumors last year that she might work a match against UFC star Ronda Rousey, but that is not on the table. Stephanie could just be training so she looks good for the show.
January 14, 2016
Earlier in the week, Chris Jericho revealed through social media that he was not going to be a part of Wrestlemania 32. However, he might be involved in the Royal Rumble, as the former world heavyweight champion is said to be backstage at Monday Night Raw, which is taking place in San Antonio. Jericho could be setting up his pay per view appearance tonight by declaring himself as an entrant.
January 4, 2016
Over the weekend, Forbes magazine published an article that speculated that Steve Austin was going to be working a dream match against Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. It didn't take long for word to get back to the Texas Rattlesnake. He immediately took to social media to deny the reports. Austin bluntly stated that his name should be removed from the rumor mill because it is not going to be happening.
September 27, 2015
Since he is still a well known and beloved figure in India, the majority of the country believed the Great Khali when he told the mainstream media there that he was going to be making his return to WWE soon. However, the former world heavyweight champion has softened up on that stance quite a bit in a new interview. He stated that he was really busy with his own wrestling school. He also revealed that he would not be at the next Wrestlemania.
April 14, 2015
While making a special guest appearance during the Jim Ross one man show, Samoa Joe revealed his plans for the future. He stated that his main goal is to work a match against Brock Lesnar at the next Wrestlemania for the heavyweight championship. He stated that he doesn't care if he has to go through the developmental program in NXT to achieve that goal. Joe is hoping that WWE opts to put him on the main roster immediately, though.
April 3, 2015