WWE discovered some disturbing news when they checked the ratings for Monday Night Raw this week. The show lost more than 1.5 million viewers in the span of seven days. The company has trouble keeping people interested after Wrestlemania. This does not sit well with Vince McMahon. A lot of wrestling fans opted to watch the season finale of Better Call Saul and the NCAA Championship game between Duke and Wisconsin.
April 7, 2015
For those of you that are hoping to see Batista making a return at the next Wrestlemania, there is some bad news. He is going to be rather busy next spring. It has now been announced by Marvel that Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will begin taping in February. The former world heavyweight champion will be reprising the role of Drax the Destroyer, and he should be too occupied to train for a return to the wrestling ring.
April 6, 2015
While a lot of WWE fans are overjoyed right now about the Brock Lesnar news, they are about to be brought back down to earth for a bit when they realize that the new contract means that John Cena has a better chance of winning the United States Heavyweight Championship from Rusev at Wrestlemania. Since Lesnar will still be part time, the front office wanted a belt on Cena, so that he can use it to headline live events each week.
March 24, 2015
Bad news for those of you that are still holding out hope that we will get to see the Undertaker before his high profile match against Bray Wyatt at Wrestlemania. WWE has no plans of doing that right now. The hope by management is that fans will subscribe to their online service to get a glimpse of the legendary performer since his big streak ending loss to Brock Lesnar at the pay per view last year. Giving him away for free is not something planned.
March 11, 2015
While he is highly unlikely to ever be back with the company, Jeff Jarrett is going to be in northern Caliornia when Wrestlemania takes place. After all, that is the center of the wrestling universe. Rumors have surfaced that he is saving his big announcement about GFW until that weekend. Since there hasn't been a lot of news about his negotiations to get a television show, Jarrett will most likely reveal news on the roster and live events.
February 21, 2015
If you are one of those fans that hate seeing celebrities being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, then you are going to hate this bit of news. The company has officially announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be among the class members who will be honored at Wrestlemania this year. Vince McMahon loves that he still has a lot of name value, so this should definitely bring in the mainstream media attention that he craves.
January 26, 2015