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
Earlier in the week, it was reported that WWE had banned Scott Steiner from attending any of their events during Wrestlemania week. Some further details have now been revealed. Apparently, something happened on the airplane between Steiner and the wife of Hulk Hogan. It is being said that it was a very ugly situation that deeply upset her. Hogan informed the front office of the story, and they immediately banned Steiner.
April 2, 2015
When it comes to keeping secrets, Zahra Schreiber might not win any world championships. The NXT developmental posted a message on social media about traveling between California, New York and Florida in a short period of time. It happens to be the same schedule that Seth Rollins was on during Wrestlemania week. The two of them were rumored to be a couple. Something blatant like this only adds more fuel to the fire.
March 31, 2015
The media has caught on to the story about how hectic of a travel schedule that The Rock had to endure, in order to be at Wrestlemania. The previous night, he was in New York City, hosting Saturday Night Live. After the event ended, he hung out with the cast member and ate some steaks. The WWE legend immediately rushed to the airport and jumped on a plane to travel overnight to California. He made it in time to practice his segment.
March 31, 2015
Since the mainstream media has jumped all over the story, everyone should already know that Ronda Rousey got involved in a Wrestlemania segment with The Rock, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon on Sunday night. A lot of eyes turned to Dana White to see what his reaction would be. Much to the surprise of many that don't know how he truly feels about WWE, White stated that he was pleased with how things worked out for everyone.
March 30, 2015
When it comes to Wrestlemania, WWE loves to tout numbers because they love to break records. It makes the company look especially impressive to the media, which in turn makes them look impressive to potential advertisers. Vince McMahon was quite pleased that he was able to draw in 76,976 fans to Levi Stadium for the event. The CEO is hoping to break his own all time record with the big pay per view in Dallas next year.
March 30, 2015
In the opening match of the Wrestlemania kickoff show, Antonio Cesaro and Tyson Kidd managed to successfully retain the tag team championship in a match that also featured Big E Langston, Kofi Kingston, Diego, Fernando, Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso. Jimmy was written out of the match almost immediately because he is injured in real life. After several high spots, the match ended when Cesaro pinned Langston.
March 29, 2015
A couple of fans that have been attending Wrestlemania related events this week have noticed a familiar face. Linda McMahon is in town for the big pay per view. She was spotted hanging out and catching up with the Big Show. Linda also posted a couple of photos on social media. It is highly unlikely that she makes an appearance during the show on Sunday. For what it's worth, there are still no signs of Shane McMahon this week.
March 27, 2015