Melina has found life after WWE. She revealed during the podcast interview with Jim Ross that she returned to college. It is a move that is designed to hep her find a full time and long term career outside of professional wrestling. With that said, however, she still has some name value in the industry, so do not be surprised if she keeps making appearances at various conventions around the country. Fans still like to meet and take photos with her.
March 23, 2015
On April 11, Booker T is running a Reality of Wrestling show at the Clear Lake Sports Complex in Houston. He really wants a great showing, so he is turning to two of the biggest legends that professional wrestling has ever seen. Bret Hart and Ricky Steamboat have both signed on to make an appearance at the show. Neither of them are in any shape to do a match, so chances are, they will simply be there to cut promos in the ring.
March 20, 2015
Every since the very first Wrestlemania, celebrities have played a huge part at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year. This year is no exception. WWE has officially announced that LL Cool J will be there for the opening of the show. The belief is that he will be performing a song or two. The world famous rapper agreed to do the appearance because he is promoting a new app that enables fans to keep up with multiple social media networks at once.
March 17, 2015
As some of you may know by now, Noelle Foley really wants to get into the professional wrestling industry. A reluctant but supportive Mick Foley has helped her out on a few occasions. His latest assist comes in the form of a WrestleCon appearance for the father and daughter. Noelle will more than likely be sitting in the booth with her dad and meet with various fans that are in town to see WWE stars working their magic at Wrestlemania.
March 11, 2015
A surprise appearances was made by Justin Roberts at the House of Hardcore event over the weekend, and the former announcer ripped into WWE, the company that recently released him after years of loyalty and service. He stated that the company was so cancerous that it caused him to lose his passion for wrestling. Roberts also noted that their product was the same thing over and over again. Backstage politics was another criticism he mentioned.
March 9, 2015
After failing to make a big splash in WWE, Manu has now decided to transition from being just a wrestler to being a wrestling promoter. The man who is legally known as Afa Anoa'i Jr has announced that he is starting his own promotion called Battlefield Pro Wrestling, which will be based primarily out of Pennsylvania, a state that is still rather passionate about the industry. Several family members are expected to cameo appearances eventually.
March 7, 2015
The move to bring in Jon Stewart for a guest appearance on Monday Night Raw proved to be a success all around. WWE received plenty of mainstream media attention from the appearance. Just about every major outlet in the country covered his involvement with Seth Rollins. From a fan's perspective, the move was also a success because Stewart handled himself extremely well. It was easy to see that he was a big fan of wrestling.
March 3, 2015
While management is still trying to figure out what they are going to do with the divas at Wrestlemania, the belief is that WWE will definitely want to put something together that will involve Paige. The company has been selling the fact that she has done so much during her rookie year, and the summit of that could be her first appearance at the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year. A championship scramble is a possibility.
March 1, 2015
When Melina was released by WWE back in 2011, it was natural for fans to wonder about what the future holds for her. Aside from making sporadic appearances on the independent wrestling circuit, she has largely been absent from the mainstream scene. Some wondered if she would sink so low as to resort to taking nude photos of herself to make money. To her credit, she has not done such things, unlike other stars who are selling naked Skype calls.
March 1, 2015
If you're a wrestling promoter and you want Rey Mysterio to make an appearance on your show, then you should be prepared to open up the checkbook. He is asking for $20,000 per appearance. While that may seem astounding to a lot of fans, it is a actually a price that some are willing to spend to bring attention to their companies. The recently released WWE star is said to have already secured one booking in England during the month of July.
February 28, 2015