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 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
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
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
For whatever reasons, WWE has decided to replace Jerry Lawler with Eva Marie as the host of the hall of fame ceremony that is taking place at Wrestlemania. That has led to immediate backlash from the online wrestling community. Many voiced their opinions on social media that the red haired diva should not be hosting the event because they do not feel that she is worthy of the honor. A lot of them want Lawler back as the host.
March 26, 2015
When the latest episode of Monday Night Raw ended, a lot of fans took to social media to complain about the final segment between Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns. Many felt that it was a bit lackluster, especially since it was supposed to increase anticipation for Wrestlemania. It has now been reported that the live audience did not take well to the ending, either. Many of them expressed displeasure with WWE on the way out of the arena.
March 24, 2015
Every since the very first Wrestlemania, celebrities have played a huge part at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year. This year is no exception. WWE has officially announced that LL Cool J will be there for the opening of the show. The belief is that he will be performing a song or two. The world famous rapper agreed to do the appearance because he is promoting a new app that enables fans to keep up with multiple social media networks at once.
March 17, 2015
To keep fans interested in her tag team match with AJ Lee at Wrestlemania, Paige has been soliciting ideas for team names from her social media followers. She has received some suggestions, and a couple of them have been really entertaining and humorous. Suggestions include "PaiJ", "Freaks and Geeks", "White and Nerdy" and "PMS". However, the best one so far has been "Legion of Womb". The partnership is not expected to be permanent.
March 16, 2015