An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015
Another person has decided to come forward and defend TNA against the allegations that they are not paying their performers on time. Havok flat out stated to fans that she has been paid the exact amount that was promised her every single time. She also revealed that her pay checks have never been late. The woman legally known as Jessica Cricks said that management has done nothing but help her wrestling career. She is thankful for that.
April 18, 2015
When asked if he was open to a career in professional wrestling, Cain Velasquez said that it would be something that he might consider down the line. Right now, he is focused on his career in UFC. If Velasquez does choose to make the jump after retiring from MMA, the belief is that WWE would definitely be interested in someone with his level of name value. He has fought Brock Lesnar before, so that match would be a possibility.
April 18, 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
While she may eventually do so in the future, as of right now, Brittany is not planning on making a return to TNA anytime soon. She is doing rather well on the independent wrestling circuit. The woman known as Santana Garrett was recently given the NWA version of the women's championship. She also holds titles in other promotions. Building up her name value and credentials on the indies is the best thing for her career at this moment.
April 4, 2015
For a small period of time there, promoters really wanted to put together an MMA match between Bobby Lashley and Batista because they felt that they would be able to draw in a bit of interest from professional wrestling fans. That possibility is said to be completely off the table now. While Lashley is still involved in the sport, his counterpart has moved on and is now focused primarily on his burgeoning career in Hollywood.
April 4, 2015
For those that have been wondering about the whereabouts of the two sons of Devon that appeared in TNA a couple of years back, the two of them are now training at his wrestling school with Bully Ray. The former ECW star mentioned that he made his sons graduate from high school and college before they pursue careers in professional wrestling, and they did that just. Bully apparently is very high on the two boys.
April 1, 2015
If you are one of those people that are hoping that Eve Torres makes her way back to WWE some day, then you're in for a bit of disappointment. She just announced that she is pregnant. The due date is some time in September of this year. That makes a return to professional wrestling even more unlikely. Of course, the possibility wasn't all that high to begin with, as she has found herself a nice new career as a self defense instructor.
March 31, 2015
You can rule out at least one potential second generation wrestler joining WWE. Goldberg told TMZ during an interview that he would never allow his son to work for the company. He stated that he purchase a wrestling promotion and have his son work there than to ever allow him to work in a company ran by Vince McMahon and Triple H. Irregardless, though, it appears that the 8 year old boy is leaning more towards an MMA career.
March 26, 2015
Melina has found life after WWE. She revealed during the podcast interview with Jim Ross that she returned to college. It is a move that is designed to hep her find a full time and long term career outside of professional wrestling. With that said, however, she still has some name value in the industry, so do not be surprised if she keeps making appearances at various conventions around the country. Fans still like to meet and take photos with her.
March 23, 2015