It appears that WWE might have silently changed their policy on inducting performers who are dead into their hall of fame. The latest announcement has the Big Boss Man being honored during Wrestlemania 32 weekend. The man legally known as Ray Traylor passed away in 2004. World Wrestling Entertainment is also honoring Buddy Roberts and Terry Gordy. Generally, the company tries to keep posthumous inductions to a minimum.
March 7, 2016
When the official announcement was initially made, many were under the belief that WWE would have Ric Flair inducting Sting into their hall of fame at Wrestlemania 32 weekend. It made a lot of sense on several levels. For starters, the two of them had one of the greatest rivalries in the history of professional wrestling. Flair helped put Sting on the map. The move also makes sense because Flair is a great talker and is still popular with fans.
March 4, 2016
Once again, TNA is teasing a big announcement. Dixie Carter revealed through social media that she has some big news to share on Monday. Nothing has been confirmed at this point, but many are speculating that she could reveal the upcoming tour of India, where episodes of Impact Wrestling may be taped. As usual, the internet wrestling community will be expecting something much bigger, so they end up disappointed.
October 1, 2015
When you enter a wrestling ring, there's a chance of injury. That possibility goes up even higher when you are 56 years old and have spent 30 years doing it. At Night of Champions, Sting suffered some sort of injury. No official announcement has been made, but the belief is that it is either a neck or spinal injury. The legend is still booked for another appearance on Monday Night Raw, but those plans might be changed.
September 21, 2015
Throughout most of this year, the internet wrestling community was under the assumption that Destination America was going to be canceling Impact Wrestling in September. The month is already here, and no announcement has been made by the network. Dixie Carter revealed during a recent interview that TNA is under contract until the end of the years. Negotiations for 2016 are ongoing, she said.
September 16, 2015
For those of you that are waiting for Bully Ray to make a major announcement on what the future of his professional wrestling career holds, it is not going to happen. He's an old school guy that likes to surprise the audience. For now, he is more than pleased to work the independent wrestling circuit until he finds a contract to his liking. The former world champion is having no problems getting booked.
August 14, 2015
When the announcement was made that Jushin Liger was going to be working a live event in Brooklyn for NXT, some speculations were made that there was a lot more to the story since the masked legend works for New Japan. William Regal took to social media to explain to the internet wrestling community that it was simply a matter of him calling someone that he has known for three decades for a favor.
July 18, 2015
When the announcement was made that Ring of Honor was going to be broadcast on Destination America, a lot of the internet wrestling community assumed that there was going to be an immediate ratings war with TNA. Despite all the hype, ROH failed to even crack the top 100 cable television show for the evening. Joe Koff and company are already aware that they are running a replay, so most of their fans have already seen the episode.
June 4, 2015
When it comes to the independent wrestling circuit, one of the more well known names and most underrated performers around is Cliff Compton. He is now getting another chance to sign. The former WWE star has signed a contract with GFW during the second wave of roster announcements. The veteran performer has improved tremendously since he was a part of the Deuce and Domino tag team. He is heavily praised by those in the industry.
May 12, 2015
Chael Sonnen is a good talker, loves professional wrestling and has name value from his career in UFC. Those three reasons are why expressed interest in signing him to a contract. However, the former MMA star has opted to join GFW instead. The announcement was made this morning that Sonnen would be joining the company and serving as an analyst. This deal has led to speculations that Global Force Wrestling is close to a television deal.
May 6, 2015