In a rather interesting move, WWE is now encouraging fans that attend live events to dress up as their favorite wrestlers and legends. This comes shortly after Vince McMahon grew irate over Dwayne Johnson breaking away from the script on a recent episode of Monday Night Raw and putting focus on fans that were dressed as Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan, the latter of which has been banned from the company because of racial comments.
February 9, 2016
Here is an interesting bit of trivia on Nick Bockwinkel. Like a lot of professional wrestlers, he initially was hoping to become a professional football player. Unfortunately for the former AWA star, his gridiron dreams were ended when a severe knee injury forced the University of Oklahoma to take away his scholarship. Bockwinkel decided to follow in his father's footsteps and become a professional wrestler.
November 16, 2015
A very interesting tidbit was revealed by Cody Rhodes recently. Though his private social media account, he revealed that he came close to quitting the professional wrestling industry when Dusty Rhodes passed away. He lost some passion for it because his father was a big reason why he decided to become a wrestler in the first place. Rhodes also revealed that his wife, Brandi Rhodes, was the reason why he decided to stick with it.
October 2, 2015
In a very interesting development, Vader could become the next professional wrestler to step into the world of MMA. That comes as a bit of a shock since Leon White is 60 years old now. Reports are saying that a smaller mixed martial arts promotion has offered him $5,000 for the one time fight. The former world heavyweight champion is said to actually be contemplating the deal.
September 30, 2015
A post on YouTube where WWE lists the ten biggest turncoat moments, which is where a wrestler will turn on his tag team partner. It features Seth Rollins walking away from Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. It also showcases the night where Ric Flair, Brian Pillman and Arn Anderson turning on Sting to reform the Four Horsemen.
September 28, 2015
Considering that he is in charge of the developmental program in WWE, it would be easy to assume that Matt Bloom doesn't have much free time. However, it looks like he does. The man formerly known as Prince Albert is starring in a movie. It is called the Dog Wedding. Interestingly enough, Bloom will be portraying an American professional wrestler who falls in love with a German dog wedding planner.
September 20, 2015
An interesting person to keep an eye on right now is Rachael Ellering. She is training to become a professional wrestler. Her father happens to be one of the most legendary figures that the business has ever seen. For years, Paul Ellering led the Road Warriors to the ring to destroy opponents. Outside the ring, he also led Hawk and Animal by being the guy that handled all of their business affairs. Rachael is training with Lance Storm.
September 17, 2015
Here is an interesting tidbit on Ric Flair. Despite being one of the best of all time and knowing so much about the industry, the former world heavyweight champion has really only trained one person to become a full time wrestler. That special distinction belongs to Stan Lane, who found his greatest fame during the 1980s as one half of the legendary Midnight Express tag team with Bobby Eaton.
September 11, 2015
An independent filmmaker is doing a movie called Slaw, which is a parody of the horror flick Saw. He has decided to use professional wrestlers to help make things a bit more interesting. Kevin Nash is the most familiar face among the bunch. He will be joined by the infamous Glacier, a WCW character that is still ridiculed by fans today. Also on the film will be the Bullet Club.
September 5, 2015
One of the more interesting and controversial names in professional wrestling has decided to join the podcast game. Bill DeMott has announced that he has signed a contract with the RELM Network. The weekly show will debut on August 18. Since many are wondering which wrestlers are on his side, his list of guests should be a rather intriguing one to follow.
August 12, 2015