Rumors are floating around now that there is some resentment towards Kevin Owens from the other wrestlers on the roster. The developmental wrestlers have backstage heat with him because he was promoted ahead of them and very quickly. Some main roster guys are upset because he was given an immediate push, which WWE doesn't usually do.
July 3, 2015
For the majority of his career, Kevin Owens was unknown to the mainstream media. After escaping from the independent wrestling circuit and joining WWE, he is quite known, so much that Rolling Stones magazine has listed him as the wrestler of the year thus far. Management has to be quite pleased with this situation.
July 1, 2015
During a recent interview, Hulk Hogan went out of his way to praise Kevin Owens, who happens to be one of the hottest stars in WWE now. Hogan stated that Owens reminded him of old school wrestlers who did not have the physique but were capable of making you believe that wrestling was real. Hogan stated that Owens turned him into a fan again.
June 23, 2015
In a very classy move, WWE has announced that they will be airing an hour long special tribute to Dusty Rhodes after Monday Night Raw. While no details have been revealed just yet, the belief is that it will include several highlights from his career. There may also be interviews with wrestlers, perhaps even Cody Rhodes and Goldust.
June 12, 2015
While the company will never come out and admit it, WWE is letting upcoming wrestlers know that they will lose an opportunity to be signed if they decide to go through TNA or ROH first. Vince McMahon wants new talent to not be associated with either of those companies. Big name veterans are the exception, of course.
June 11, 2015
A new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is being made, and WWE fans will get to see a very familiar face. Sheamus has landed a role in the film, and he will be portraying a villain named Rocksteady. Photos of the former world heavyweight champion being on the set have surfaced on various mainstream media websites. The Celtic Warrior has long stated that he would love to transition to Hollywood once he is done as a wrestler.
May 28, 2015
A big change might be needed for the Intercontinental Championship match at Elimination Chamber, as news has now leaked that Rusev was injured during the Smackdown taping on Tuesday. He worked a match against Ryback. The Bulgaria born wrestler was spotted in a wheelchair, while wearing a cast on his right leg and holding crutches. WWE has not made an official announcement in regards to the situation yet.
May 27, 2015
Developmental wrestlers in WWE generally do not get paid a lot of money, and that was one of the things that caused Samoa Joe to be hesitant about signing a contract with the company. In order to get the deal done, management opted to give him a contract that might help them secure more of the top performers on the independent scene. Joe is being allowed to work for other promotions, provided that he does not appear on television.
May 25, 2015
When it comes to credentials, Sabu has done enough in the industry to earn himself an induction into the hall of fame. He has sacrificed his body for years to entertain the fans. When asked recently if he would be interested in an induction by WWE, he stated that he would decline if the offer was made. The ECW legend stated that their induction is not designed to honor the wrestlers. It is more motivated by money than anything else.
May 21, 2015