While all of the details of his contract have yet to be revealed, one interesting information on the pact between Shane McMahon and WWE has made it to the surface. The former vice president of World Wrestling Entertainment is being paid $120,000 for his appearances on Monday Night Raw before his big Hell in a Cell steel cage match at Wrestlemania against the Undertaker. That's more than what some full time performers are being paid.
March 3, 2016
When it comes to making appearances on the independent wrestling circuit, Sting isn't usually one of the faces that you're going to see at these events. Well, the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame inductee has decided to sign on for three shows with Big Time Wrestling. One of the events will also feature former WCW star Lex Luger, which means that the reunion could make the event much more successful than normal.
February 9, 2016
Through Penguin Random House, AJ Lee has signed a contract to write and release her autobiography. The former WWE Divas Champion will be spending much of 2016 writing down her memoirs. AJ spends much of her time supporting CM Punk in Wisconsin as he trains for his UFC debut. She also makes various appearances at comic and wrestling convention. The book is scheduled to be released in early 2017.
November 27, 2015
In case you haven't noticed, Daniel Bryan has been making a lot more appearances for WWE lately. The belief is that he is doing that to increase fan demand for his return since management is refusing to clear him to wrestle again. He earlier tried to twist their arms during an interview by stating that he will wrestle again even if it it outside of World Wrestling Entertainment. Management did not budge, of course.
November 16, 2015
Three years ago, Melina wrestled her last match against good friend, Jillian Hall, at an independent wrestling show in Pennsylvania. While she did not rule out making various appearances in the industry, she had vowed that her days as an in ring performer were over. The former WWE diva focused on finishing her education. For whatever reasons, though, she made an in ring return at a show in California this weekend.
October 17, 2015
For those of you that are wondering, Samoa Joe is still not done with his outside commitments in professional wrestling. This week, he is in the United Kingdom for a couple of appearances. No word yet on if he is going to miss any television time with WWE. Some are under the belief that management isn't pushing him hard until he wraps everything up.
August 8, 2015
The business relationship between WWE and Tatsumi Fujinami continues to grow. The legendary performer has now signed a legends contract with the company. While there is a slight chance that he might make appearances in the United States, the more likely purpose of the deal is for him to help promote World Wrestling Entertainment in his home country of Japan.
July 13, 2015
While Taylor Wilde has decided to retire as an active in ring performer, she is not completely out of the professional wrestling business. The former Knockouts champion is still more than willing to make appearances at various wrestling events. They simply have to be scheduled on days where she is not working as a firefighter.
July 9, 2015
As of right now, WWE will no longer have the services one of the best writers in the history of the company. Brian Gewirtz has completely left the promotion and will now be working as an executive for a production company owned by Dwayne Johnson. Gewirtz was always the guy that Johnson requested whenever he made appearances for World Wrestling Entertainment.
July 9, 2015
Since he is one of the biggest names in the industry, AJ Styles has long been rumored to be a candidate to join the GFW roster once the promotion starts touring. He has now acknowledged that there is a good amount of truth in those rumors. Styles stated in an interview that he will inevitably show up in Global Force Wrestling some day. It's just a matter of trying to find time in his busy schedule to make appearances for the promotion.
June 5, 2015