There are a lot of negative things said by the internet wrestling community towards Lex Luger. A legendary performer that actually knew him and worked with him, however, has a different point of views. Stan Hansen acknowledges that he hears the criticism towards Luger. The Bad Man From Borger felt that Luger was a good worker in the ring. He also stated that he never encountered any attitude problems backstage.
October 4, 2015
When it comes to worthiness, there really should be no questions about the Fabulous Freebirds and their place in professional wrestling history. That's why many in WWE are pushing for them to be inducted when Wrestlemania takes place in Dallas, which is where they made the most impact on the industry. The only thing preventing it from being a surefire thing is the fact that Michael Hayes was once involved in a racial controversy backstage.
October 2, 2015
During a recent interview, Seth Rollins revealed that Joey Mercury was the person that was responsible for getting him a developmental contract with WWE. The world heavyweight champion also revealed that Mercury was also instrumental in getting a deal done for Dean Ambrose. Your backstage stroke in the company rises tremendously if you are able to find two main event performers from the independent wrestling circuit.
September 27, 2015
Throughout the history of the business, performers would police themselves backstage by holding a wrestlers court. This recently happened in ROH, where a referee was accused of doing something minor. He was cleared of the charges. When Joe Koff found out about the incident, he informed his wrestlers to never do it again. This is another case of a wrestling promotion being ran by someone without a wrestling background.
September 25, 2015
Members of the internet wrestling community already don't like Roman Reigns, and now, some backstage in WWE might not like him either. During a recent interview, he mocked performers who named their moves. Sheamus was specifically mentioned as someone that has lots of unique names in his move set. Reigns stated that he refused to be a nerd and sticks with the tradition move names.
September 22, 2015
Earlier in the month, the internet wrestling community was surprised when Kane was revealed as a potential candidate to be the mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. Some more fuel was added to the fire today, as it has now been confirmed that the former world heavyweight champion is indeed backstage at the pay per view. His return is expected to take place soon.
September 20, 2015
Apparently, there may be some backstage heat between Devon and TNA. While responding to a fan through social media, he asked the person to not use the word impact, which of course is a reference to Impact Wrestling, because it brings up a lot of bad dreams. The angst could be due to the fact that management opted to not bring him back when his contract expired.
September 9, 2015
During his latest podcast interview, Ric Flair shared a backstage story about a big fight that he had with Randy Savage when the two of them were in WCW. Triple H had just received a contract offer from WWE because he did not want to sign for $250,000 with World Championship Wrestling. Savage wanted to squash HHH in a 30 second match. Flair said that he refused to let that happen because he did not feel that it was right.
September 8, 2015
There is some concern backstage in WWE over the return of Monday Night Football next week. The NFL has historically drawn away a good portion of professional wrestling fans when it returns to the air every fall. Wrestlers are said to be worried about the situation because Vince McMahon is not too worried about it. Nothing special is being planned to pique the interest of the audience.
September 8, 2015
It looks like there might be some backstage heat between Tyson Kidd and Bruce Hart. The latter recently claimed that the former was going to be retiring from professional wrestling because of a neck injury. Kidd took to social media to respond to the rumors. He revealed to the world that he has not had contact with Hart whatsoever in the past decade, which led to speculation about there being friction between the two.
September 5, 2015