Despite not being all that impressive in the ring or having that much character development, Braun Strowman is a big focus for WWE officials as they plan out how they want Wrestlemania 32 to unfold. Management really wants him to have a big role on the show. Some are even pushing for him to work a match against Undertaker, which is a pretty prime spot on the card. The front office might opt to protect him by doing a tag team match instead.
February 4, 2016
During his latest podcast interview, Ric Flair might have accidentally ruined things for his daughter at Wrestlemania. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that WWE has Charlotte penciled in to hold the Divas Championship all the way until the big pay per view. Flair also added that her opponent was either going to be Bayley or Sasha Banks, both of whom should be receiving pushes soon.
December 9, 2015
Gambling isn't a very PG thing, but WWE has found a way to spin that around to fit their brand. The company has announced that they have signed a deal with the Texas Lottery to produce wrestling related scratch offs. Stephanie McMahon pushed the fact that proceeds from these games will be used to help fund the education system in the state. The promotion is designed to bring more attention to Wrestlemania, which is being held in Dallas.
October 20, 2015
Rumors have surfaced that there are those within WWE that are pushing management to set up a huge match between Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. The former is set to be a free agent soon and has already stated that he is not in a rush to return to TNA. The latter needs a top level opponent to work against because his feud with the Undertaker has ran its course.
October 6, 2015
When it comes to worthiness, there really should be no questions about the Fabulous Freebirds and their place in professional wrestling history. That's why many in WWE are pushing for them to be inducted when Wrestlemania takes place in Dallas, which is where they made the most impact on the industry. The only thing preventing it from being a surefire thing is the fact that Michael Hayes was once involved in a racial controversy backstage.
October 2, 2015
As of right now, WWE still has The Rock penciled in for a big time match against Triple H at Wrestlemania. The reason why HHH is the opponent as opposed to someone like Brock Lesnar or even Seth Rollins is because management is really pushing to get Ronda Rousey to make an appearance at the pay per view. UFC won't allow her to wrestle, but they might be convinced to let her do an appearance at ringside.
September 28, 2015
While the topic has not been brought up much lately, WWE is still interested in using Sting at Summerslam. They just have not been able to figure out how they want to make that happen. There are those backstage that want to save him for Wrestlemania, but there are others who are pushing to bring him back because they feel that the former world heavyweight champion can be utilized to help increase the amount of subscribers that they have.
June 7, 2015
To give you even more of an idea of just how bad things were becoming for her, AJ Lee left WWE despite being in line for a push. She was supposed to have started a feud with Nikki Bella after Wrestlemania, and there was a very good chance that she would have captured the Divas Championship. Management was forced to change plans at the last minute. They pushed Naomi, even though the front office was not fully behind her.
April 13, 2015
Reports have surfaced that many of the stars in WWE are rather upset with fans at the moment. They are upset that the vocal ones have successfully manage to rob Roman Reigns of his big opportunity at Wrestlemania. Many of them know just how difficult it can be to receive a push of those proportions, so they really feel for Reigns. In case you have not noticed, wrestlers have been rather defensive of him in interviews. This is why.
April 9, 2015
Despite the new contract signed by Brock Lesnar, the sports books are still listing Roman Reigns as the favorite to win the main event of Wrestlemania. Their belief is that WWE has already pulled the trigger on his superstar push, so they are just going to go through with it. The front office can always put the heavyweight championship belt back around the waist of Lesnar at a later date. Reigns is a -210 odd, while Lesnar is +160.
March 29, 2015