When asked if he would make a return to Lucha Underground, Shawn Hernandez flat out stated that the ship has sailed on that. He has backstage heat with the promotion because of how they handled his contract situation with TNA. Hernandez really wanted to be with a bigger promotion, but he lost that chance when the controversy arose. The belief is that Hernandez will continue to work the independent wrestling circuit.
November 11, 2015
Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Nikki Bella had been named the top female performer by Pro Wrestling Illustrated. Well, the other girls backstage are using that as a source of motivation now. Paige, Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch and Charlotte are now on the main stage, so they know that they have a much better chance at topping the list. PWI factors in on screen accomplishments as a criteria.
November 8, 2015
When Renee Young recently got into it with the internet wrestling community, some were afraid that she would receive some backstage heat in WWE. Fortunately for her, that is not the case. Management did not have any issues with her venting about how fans act on social media. They are aware of how certain fans can be. The front office also encourages their performers to interact online with fans.
November 5, 2015
Among the thousands of fans in attendance at Hell in a Cell were some fans of the Young Bucks. They wanted to show their support to the underground tag team by bringing signs to the event. WWE did not take well to that. Management instructed the security team to remove any signs that referenced the Bucks. The backstage heat towards the Bucks is said to be the reason why World Wrestling Entertainment will not sign them.
October 29, 2015
Through social media, the Young Bucks revealed to fans that they have signed a new contract. Of course, to make things fun, the brothers did not bother to reveal which promotion that they are signing with. Instead, they listed out Lucha Underground, WWE, ROH, TNA and New Japan. The belief is that the popular tandem has not signed with World Wrestling Entertainment because they have backstage heat there.
October 27, 2015
While the internet wrestling community might have enjoyed the blood during the match between Undertaker and Brock Lesnar at Hell in a Cell, Vince McMahon and Kevin Dunn were definitely not amused. The two of them were said to be freaking out backstage at the gorilla position. McMahon is very adamant about blood since he does not want to risk alienating any of his sponsors and advertisers.
October 26, 2015
Earlier in the year, Cameron informed her fans that she was going to be taking some time away from professional wrestling. It looks like that break is going to be a whole lot shorter than we expected. WWE has sent her down to the performance center to work on her in ring skills. Some backstage feel that she was elevated to the main roster well before she received enough training. The longtime diva confirmed her arrival through social media.
October 12, 2015
For several days now, the internet wrestling community has been speculating on the reason why John Cena is taking some time off after Hell in a Cell. Apparently, people backstage in WWE are doing that as well. The United States Heavyweight Champion is purposely keeping it a secret from others. He lets them know that he is fine. Cena has been telling people that the reason for the break is a very good and positive one.
October 11, 2015
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