During a recent interview, Sheamus revealed some information on his tryout match with WWE. He admitted that they were awful. For whatever reasons, management opted to choose Dolph Ziggler as his opponent, even though Ziggler was a developmental wrestler himself. The Celtic Warrior stated that Finlay was the one that made the odd choice. He also stated that he was hoping to receive more advice than he was being given at the time.
May 3, 2015
During a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Sheamus revealed that he had some backstage heat with Shelton Benjamin when he first started out in WWE. He stated that Benjamin had a weird fascination about pointing out how the Celtic Warrior was a rookie, even though he had worked in the industry for approximately seven years before joining the company. The Irish born wrestler stayed professional despite being bothered by it.
May 2, 2015
Even though he still has several years remaining as an in ring performer, Finn Balor is already looking ahead to life after the ring. He revealed that he would love to work in the front office for WWE after he retires as an active wrestler. Balor even mentioned that it would be nice to become the right hand man for Triple H, who might be in charge of the entire company a decade from now. Vince McMahon isn't leaving anytime soon, though.
May 1, 2015
While there are still a good amount of fans out there that are denying the rumors, Seth Rollins has not used the Curb Stomp finishing move since word broke out that it was banned by WWE. Some further details about the situation have been released. It appears that the front office might have been forced into the situation because of advice that they received from their lawyers, who are currently battling multiple lawsuits from former wrestlers.
April 30, 2015
CBS picked up a couple of new podcast shows to add to their lineup, and one of them happens to be a familiar voice to anyone that watches WWE on a weekly basis. Booker T has been signed to a contract, and he will be providing the network with his typical brand of content. Heated Conversation will now air on the same network that also picked up the podcast show produced by Taz. The new industry has done well for professional wrestlers.
April 29, 2015
Just like with so many other wrestlers, Curt Hawkins has now been the subject of GFW rumors. The belief is that he is a potential candidate to join the roster. While he was not used much in WWE during his final year, Hawkins does have more name value than the majority of people on the internet wrestling community. On the flip side, he would love to be associated with a known promotion because he can funnel his students to them eventually.
April 28, 2015
Thus far, there has been very little negative things being said about Matt Bloom since he has taken over at the head trainer in NXT. While some of that might be because a lot of people disliked Bill DeMott and his ways, the main reason is that Bloom is simply doing a good job. Word coming out of the company is that he is firm but fair with the developmental wrestlers. He also has a good degree of knowing about working in the ring.
April 27, 2015
One of the more interesting things that were revealed by CM Punk during his convention appearance over the weekend was the fact that he has already auditioned for a role in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. He refused to reveal which character he was trying out for, however. Punk wants to add movie star to his resume that already includes professional wrestler, mixed martial arts fighter and comic book writer.
April 26, 2015
The second developmental wrestler to be released by WWE is Tony Briggs, who told his fans through social media on Friday afternoon. He was very thankful of the company and had nothing but nice things to say about those that trained him and helped him. Briggs vowed to make it back to NXT some day, so there is a very good chance that he will pursue his opportunities on the independent wrestling circuit to prove is worth again.
April 24, 2015