In a sign that Vince McMahon is stepping a bit away from his job as the CEO of WWE, Finn Balor revealed that he finally got a chance to meet the boss at the NXT live event that took place during Wrestlemania weekend. In the past, McMahon personally meets with every wrestler that he signs to a contract. This means that Triple H was the one that did the meeting and the negotiations. The changing of the guard is definitely happening.
May 20, 2015
For the longest time, Sheamus wanted really badly to work a Wrestlemania match against the Undertaker. He feels that the opportunity is now gone because his streak has been broken. The Celtic Warrior now wants to work a match against the man that broke that streak, and he wants it to happen at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year. He stated during an interview that he hopes that WWE finally gives him a crack at Brock Lesnar.
May 16, 2015
While accepting a hall of fame induction in Chicago, Vince McMahon was asked if WWE would ever bring Wrestlemania back to the city. Ever the public relations master, McMahon stated that the idea has not been ruled out. He noted that the company has no qualms with doing the pay per view in a colder environment, citing the latest one in New York as an example. When asked if he was tired of the CM Punk chants, McMahon wisely said he was not.
May 14, 2015
The last time we saw Stephanie McMahon on WWE TV was the episode of Monday Night Raw that took place the night after Wrestlemania. She had been written off because she was doing a global tour with Eisenhower USA Fellowship, an international leadership exchange program for outstanding professionals. That is part of her job as a Brand Ambassador for the company. She will be making her return this week on Raw.
May 9, 2015
For the longest time, the internet wrestling community had been yearning for the return of the King of the Ring, as it was one of the most popular gimmicks that WWE has ever done. It finally made a return this year, and Vince McMahon needed a lot of convincing before giving it the green light. It has now been revealed that he actually hates tournament. The belief is that Wrestlemania 4 did one and produced lackluster numbers.
May 8, 2015
Much has been discussed about the rumored backstage heat between Vince McMahon and Steve Austin as of late. We might know what initially started the friction between the two. Austin revealed in an interview with Sports Illustrated that WWE lied to him during his last appearance at Wrestlemania. He was promised that he would be the last to come out during his segment with Hulk Hogan, but they gave that honor to The Rock instead.
May 7, 2015
Some interesting stories are about to be released to the public, as JTG has announced that he is writing a tell all book about his tenure in WWE. One of the main topics that he will discuss will be backstage heat, which was the rumored reason as to why management decided to punish the former member of Cryme Time. For those that have forgotten, he was one of the more vocal performers when they were receiving smaller Wrestlemania bonuses.
May 5, 2015
While details are hard to come by, there are reports surfacing that the contract between Undertaker and WWE is set to expire soon. Of course, none of that really matters because if he wants to work another match at Wrestlemania next year, then the front office will bend over backwards to make that happen. Despite his advanced age, he is still much more of a draw than the majority of the active performers on the main roster right now.
May 4, 2015
Even though he has been out of the company for several years now, WWE fans are still clamoring for Shane McMahon. It should come as no surprise that he is leading in votes on a poll that asks who Chris Jericho should interview next on his podcast show. The odds of that happening are extremely unlikely, as McMahon has distanced himself tremendously from the company. He doesn't even bother to make time to show up for Wrestlemania.
May 1, 2015
There is some confusion backstage in WWE in regards to how Los Matadores are being used. They recently did a subtle heel turn because the front office needed someone to fill that role during a title match at Wrestlemania. However, many are questioning the decision to stick with that plan because El Torito was specifically designed to entertain the children. Diego and Fernando worked as heels during the Smackdown taping this week.
May 1, 2015