Even though he has only been with WWE for less than a month, AJ Styles has already picked up some backstage heat. Even worse, the heat is with Vince McMahon himself. The CEO is upset with Styles because he signed a deal with a toy company prior to signing his contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. This is the same company that signed Kevin Owens back when he was receiving his big push against John Cena last year.
February 4, 2016
After days of sitting back and watching his real life fiancee have her name dragged through the mud by the internet wrestling community, Rusev has finally decided to speak up. The former United States Heavyweight Champion took to social media to deny that Lana has new backstage heat in WWE. He stated that websites are making up lies about her, so fans should be smarter by ignoring those unfounded allegations.
February 1, 2016
While doing a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Booker T revealed that Sid Vicious was the one that brought he and his brother, Stevie Ray, to WCW. Vicious told them that he wanted to transition to the front office so he recruited them to show management that he had an eye for talent. Sid even allowed Harlem Heat to stay at his apartment for the first three months that they were with World Championship Wrestling.
January 24, 2016
Earlier in the month, Josh Bredl picked up a ton of backstage heat when he made comments about the Social Outcasts on social media. There is now talks that the Tough Enough winner might be placed into the Royal Rumble so that veteran WWE performers can punish him in the ring. World Wrestling Entertainment has done that before with Daniel Puder, who was released shortly after the in ring punishment took placed.
January 24, 2016
As some of you may already know, Rosa Mendes has been away from Monday Night Raw because she is currently pregnant. She recently noted that she was the first pregnant diva that WWE has employed. Many backstage believe that Rosa would have been released from her contract had Total Divas not been in existence. World Wrestling Entertainment felt that her pregnancy would be good for their reality television show.
January 22, 2016
Back when he decided that it was time to leave New Japan and head back to the United States, Karl Anderson negotiated with TNA on a contract. Reports have now surfaced that the offer on the table from management was for a yearly salary of $200,000. Anderson turned that down and opted to go with WWE instead. No word yet on what World Wrestling Entertainment is paying Karl, but he felt strongly enough to turn down the other offer.
January 21, 2016
While doing an interview to promote the fifth season of Total Divas, Paige revealed that she is still scared of marriage, even though she agreed to a wedding when her fiancee proposed. The popular and talented WWE diva stated that she will always be forever of marriage because it is such a huge commitment. The longstanding belief in professional wrestling is that it is much more difficult to be in a relationship when you are always on the road.
January 19, 2016
Over the weekend, Tommy Dreamer worked live events for WWE in Charleston and Canton. After that, he should be done with the company for the time being. The belief is that Dreamer will return to TNA and work backstage at Impact Wrestling. Tommy is said to be leaving World Wrestling Entertainment on really good terms, so it would not be impossible to see him making another return to the promotion some day.
January 17, 2016
While doing an interview to promote the upcoming Legends of Wrestling event in Miami, Gangrel revealed that WWE initially had different plans for the Brood. Edge was always going to be in the group, as management believe in his potential from the start. However, rather than Christian, the original spot was supposed to have gone to Christopher Daniels, whose character would fit in with such a stable.
January 14, 2016