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
The NXT live event last night started at 10pm local time. In order to save money on union costs, Vince McMahon needed his company to be out of the building by midnight. However, the WWE CEO was having so much fan and felt the electricity in the audience, he decided that it was a cost he was willing to pay. The show went on for another hour, which bodes well for wrestling fans that want to see Triple H gain more power backstage.
March 28, 2015
The fact that the real life former relationship between Alicia Fox and Wade Barrett was revealed on Total Divas, that is a sign of just how much WWE has changed over the times. In the past, things like that were tightly kept in a vault. Vince McMahon was notorious for trying to keep backstage information from the internet wrestling community. The fact that he is more open to doing so now means that the tide is turning in the hierarchy.
March 24, 2015
While the move has been well received by the front office, the wrestlers backstage and TNA fans, there hasn't been a lot of buzz about Drew Galloway making his return to the mainstream professional wrestling scene in the United States. Management was hoping that his presence would draw in some WWE fans to Impact Wrestling, but that does not appears to be the case. Galloway is still quite the asset to the promotion, however.
March 22, 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
Everyone already knows about the argument that Vince McMahon and Brock Lesnar recently had while discussing business backstage at Monday Night Raw. That has caused a bit of headache for management. Sting, on the other hand, is said to be a model employee. He understands the contract that he signed with WWE, and he is more than content to fulfill his end of the bargain before fading away permanently from professional wrestling.
March 14, 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