After taking a second loss to John Cena, the internet wrestling community was in an uproar because they viewed that as a burial of Kevin Owens. Some are now questioning if he has backstage heat on him. While he does have some people rooting against him back there, Owens is not in trouble with WWE. Being given a victory over Cena is something that management does not routinely hand out.
August 12, 2015
It appears that Sean Waltman has some backstage heat with an unnamed wrestling promoter. He stated that he was fine with people booking Chyna for their live events, but he does not like them pretending to be his friend. Waltman stated that money is more important that false rape accusations to certain people in the industry. He refuses to name names when asked about the situation.
August 9, 2015
There is a little backstage heat going on right now between Hulk Hogan and CM Punk, and it has nothing to do with professional wrestling. The two have exchanged some words due to comments that Hogan made about the Chicago Blackhawks, the hockey team that Punk is fanatical about. The tension isn't really all that serious.
June 9, 2015
While a lot of wrestling fans still clamor for his return to WWE, Shane McMahon has expressed no desire to do so. In fact, he has been avoiding the family business for quite some time now. While everyone involved has been denying the backstage heat rumors, it speaks volume that McMahon doesn't even bother to attend Wrestlemania any more. That is the biggest event of the year, and one would expect him to at least be in attendance.
April 29, 2015
If you're one of the people out there that have been waiting for WWE to induct the Killer Bees into the hall of fame, you are never going to see that happening. Brian Blair revealed during a recent interview that Vince McMahon still has backstage heat towards his former tag team partner. Apparently, he found out that Jim Brunzell wanted to start a professional wrestling union with Jesse Ventura, an idea that McMahon absolutely hated.
April 19, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
There is some backstage heat currently between Taz and TNA. Reports have stated that he purposely skipped a voice over session for a taped episode of Impact Wrestling. It is said that he absolutely refused to get on his flight from New York City to Nashville because he was upset that his pay check was late. Josh Mathews ended up working the episode alone. There are talks that Al Snow could be the replacement commentator if needed.
April 14, 2015
As many of you are already aware by now, Rikishi purposely did not mention Brian Christopher or Scotty 2 Hotty during his hall of fame induction speech because he has some backstage heat with them over an incident that took place at an independent wrestling show. Well, it turns out that the hatred is even stronger than we initially thought. Reports have surfaced that the big Samoan specifically requested to WWE that they be banned.
April 4, 2015
Since he attempted to get a contract with WWE, some are under the belief that there is backstage heat towards Crimson. By signing him to a new deal, TNA proved that there are no hard feelings. There is said to be no resentment from the locker room as well because the veterans in there know that there is only a limited amount of time in a professional wrestling career, so it is understandable to want to work for the biggest promotion.
March 21, 2015
As many of you already know, Zack Ryder is rarely utilized by WWE and Adam Rose is someone that has unfortunately gotten lost in the shuffle. The two of them, however, have been generating some interest from the internet wrestling community because it appears that they are fighting with one another through social media. The belief is that they are just playfully ribbing one another, a tradition in the business. No real backstage heat.
February 24, 2015