For the longest time, rumors have persisted that Brock Lesnar did not want to be the one to beat the Undertaker and his legendary winning streak at Wrestlemania. Jim Ross confirmed that during a recent interview. The legendary commentator stated that the former world heavyweight champion asked management to change their mind about the decision, but the front office insisted on it happening.
June 24, 2015
While a lot of wrestling fans still clamor for his return to WWE, Shane McMahon has expressed no desire to do so. In fact, he has been avoiding the family business for quite some time now. While everyone involved has been denying the backstage heat rumors, it speaks volume that McMahon doesn't even bother to attend Wrestlemania any more. That is the biggest event of the year, and one would expect him to at least be in attendance.
April 29, 2015
There are those in WWE that are already second guessing the decision to have Big Show winning the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania. He has not exactly done much with the trophy since then. His feud with Roman Reigns would have worked out just fine without the thing being involved. Rumors have it that a main source of discontent about the situation is that it would have better served someone like Damien Sandow.
April 28, 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
Wanting to clear the air on the matter, Steve Austin took to his podcast interview show to address the rumors that he has backstage heat with WWE. He basically denied everything that is being said about the situation. Austin states that he was never scheduled to be on the same flight as the Undertaker. He simply was not booked for Wrestlemania. He also stated that there is no truth to the rumors of him having beef with Vince McMahon.
April 7, 2015
As is always the case after Wrestlemania, speculations run rampant about potential releases from the roster. For years, Zack Ryder was safe from those rumors because management did not want to risk losing him to another promotion. This year, however, does not seem to be the case, as the front office has zapped him of a good amount of momentum and popularity. Ryder could become a casualty of the yearly roster purge.
April 4, 2015
As many of us witnessed, Brock Lesnar lost a bit of blood during his Wrestlemania main event match against Roman Reigns. There are speculations from the internet wrestling community that Vince McMahon allowed him to blade himself, a policy that the company has banned. Rumors stem from a video where it appears that the referee handed something to Reigns as he was laying on the floor outside the ring.
March 31, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the family emergency that Kofi Kingston has been dealing with. His sister passed away earlier in the week. That led to rumors that he was forced to leave San Francisco and would miss Wrestlemania. However, reports then surfaced that the longtime WWE star was going to stick around and finish off the pay per view before going to be with his family later on in the week.
March 29, 2015
A lot of speculations have been started overnight since fans spotted Jim Ross in the audience at the NXT show. Those rumors were further flamed when it was revealed that the legendary commentator stated that he was going to be attending the hall of fame ceremony, something he was not originally planning. A lot of people are under the assumption that he is negotiating to return to WWE in some form or capacity. He might also be at Wrestlemania.
March 28, 2015
During the Thursday episode of Wrestlemania Today, Michael Cole made some comments about Roman Reigns not having a chance against Brock Lesnar. Since he said it a second time and did so more adamantly, the belief is that Vince McMahon or another WWE official was in his ears and instruction him to tear down Reigns verbally. That, in turn, has fueled the rumors about Lesnar being rewarded with an extended title reign.
March 27, 2015