When Triple H said that he wanted NXT to be something special, he was not kidding. His aggressive business tactics have caught the attention of the entire professional wrestling industry. Despite the brand losing money for WWE, a Takeover special for London has been announced. It will take place in December. The brand will also be doing six shows in various cities in England prior to that special.
August 27, 2015
It might not be discussed much within the internet wrestling community, but Booker T is proving himself to be quite the businessman. He just announced that his Reality of Wrestling promotion has just signed a deal with the CW, the network that used to air Smackdown a couple of years ago. Booker revealed that the show will air weekly on Sunday mornings in Houston and the surrounding areas.
August 19, 2015
Thanks in large part to the success of his Arrow television show, Stephen Amell was already making a name for himself in Hollywood. By teaming up with WWE, he made a very wise business decision. The actor revealed that he received more fans because of his appearance. His social media followers have increased a bit since Monday Night Raw, which means that more wrestling fans are now following him.
August 14, 2015
When it comes to job security within TNA, Mahabali Shera is ranked near the top of the list. That might surprise some within the internet wrestling community, but it makes sense from a business standpoint. The company signed a massive television contract in India, so they are going to want his presence around for as long as possible. The deal runs out in 2022.
August 9, 2015
Dana White caused quite the controversy when he said that professional wrestling was fake. It elicited quite the rage from Taz. When asked how he felt about Kevin Nash and CM Punk using the same term to describe the industry, the ECW legend stated that he was fine with that because Nash and Punk have paid their dues to the business. They have sacrificed their bodies to entertain the fans for years.
August 9, 2015
The internet wrestling community absolutely loves to speculate, so it comes as no surprise that many are under the belief that Fandango is the one that made Rosa Mendes pregnant. Some are not able to differentiate between real life and on screen characters. Rosa has a boyfriend outside of the business. She should be taking her break from WWE very soon.
August 8, 2015
When Dana White posted something on social media about professional wrestling being fake, he received the ire of the internet wrestling community and the wrestlers themselves. Steve Austin defended White on his latest podcast by noting that White has been mostly respectful towards the business and has friends in the industry. Austin also stated that White has personally treated him with nothing but respect.
August 7, 2015
When it comes to name value, Jeff Jarrett understands wholeheartedly how much that means to the professional wrestling business. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on Jeff Hardy to make an appearance at a live event that he is promoting in North Carolina. That alone should draw in a couple of more people than normal.
August 3, 2015
On Saturday night, Ronda Rousey has a big fight against Bethe Correia in Brazil, and there is a good chance that professional wrestling fans are going to be seeing a familiar face. Stephanie McMahon is rumored to be heading down to South America to show support for Rousey. The two of them have developed quite the friendship backstage. There is also a business aspect to the potential visit.
July 31, 2015
Not lacking any confidence whatsoever, Virgil feels that he can still be relevant in professional wrestling, and he wants to prove it by teaching Sasha Banks the intricacies of the business. The man legally known as Mike Jones took to social media to offer his services to the diva, but it is unlikely that WWE will allow this to happen.
July 21, 2015