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
Since he was with the company for a dozen years, Justin Roberts is going to have insight into WWE than the internet wrestling community has never had. He is hoping to make a profit off of that by writing a tell all book about his experiences backstage. The belief is that he will devote a good portion of the book talking about management made the business less fun for guys like him. He also does not see a bright future for the promotion.
June 5, 2015
Back before he left WWE, CM Punk was praised by the internet wrestling community for being the guy backstage that provided the voice for the lower card performers. Darren Young confirmed that status during a recent interview. Young stated that when he first came out, Punk hugged him in front of everyone in catering and told him how proud he was. The former world heavyweight champion also told Young that he had his back against critics.
May 31, 2015
For the longest time now, the internet wrestling community have blamed Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo for the awkward and short lived heel turn that Goldberg did in WCW back in 2000. The former world heavyweight champion has now explained that the reason behind that was because he asked to do a face turn again. The motive behind that was because he came backstage and saw a young Make-A-Wish girl crying at his on screen antics.
May 26, 2015
When you watch Dean Ambrose coming out to the ring each and every week to perform, it is easy to see how passionate he is about professional wrestling based on how much he throws his body around. That has caused some concerns backstage in WWE. During a recent interview, Booker T flat out stated that he was not sure how long Ambrose is going to last in this industry if he does not change his style up to be a bit safer to his body.
May 23, 2015
The internet wrestling community is in a frenzy right now because of all the rumors floating around about Destination America canceling all TNA programming. Billy Corgan works backstage for the company, and he decided to chime in on the situation. Through social media, he stated that the person behind the false reports is being worked by a sloppy angle. Corgan did not clarify what he meant by that, but he seemed adamant about denying the rumors.
May 21, 2015
After the big NXT event last night, Triple H held a meeting with the performers. He praised them for their performance on the show, as it went well above expectations. HHH also thanks the wrestlers for not leaking the Samoa Joe debut to the internet wrestling community. Generally, someone backstage is responsible for getting the word out to one of the various websites. This time, however, the company went above and beyond to keep it a secret.
May 21, 2015
During a recent interview, we got a glimpse of what the future has in store for Ronda Rousey when it comes to WWE. She stated that a legend that she met backstage told her that you never really retire from professional wrestling. It appears that Rousey realizes that the best thing for her career is to remain with UFC and milk that cow for all it is worth. Her name value should still be high when she retires, so she can always call Stephanie McMahon then.
May 14, 2015
Last night, Impact Wrestling was filmed live in Orlando, and a familiar face was backstage. Chris Hero was said to be there visiting with old friends, which is the adage more frequently used because no one wants to admit that they are in negotiations with a company. Rumors have it that Hero did have a little talk with TNA, so that the two sides can gauge interest in a potential contract. He has been looking for another chance since his WWE release.
May 9, 2015