While doing a podcast interview with Chris Jericho, Booker T revealed that Sid Vicious was the one that brought he and his brother, Stevie Ray, to WCW. Vicious told them that he wanted to transition to the front office so he recruited them to show management that he had an eye for talent. Sid even allowed Harlem Heat to stay at his apartment for the first three months that they were with World Championship Wrestling.
January 24, 2016
In case you missed Impact Wrestling this week, Bobby Roode dropped the King of the Mountain Championship to Eric Young. The reason for the title change is because TNA wanted to do a Beer Money reunion to spark some interest from their fans. Roode and James Storm are expected to challenge for the tag team championship. They are also expected to be the centerpiece of the tag team division for the time being.
January 13, 2016
While there have been rumors about him receiving a push from WWE, Kalisto might shockingly be wrestling for a singles title at the Royal Rumble later on this month. Management is considering having the masked performer challenge Alberto Del Rio for the United States Heavyweight Championship at the pay per view. This would be the highest profile match for Kalisto since being called up to the main roster.
January 11, 2016
A rather interesting development is taking place in WWE, and it might leave Devon out in the cold. Management is reportedly looking into the idea of splitting up the Dudley Boyz once again because they want to see if the Bully Ray character, which held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, would do well in World Wrestling Entertainment. The split could happen very soon, maybe even the Royal Rumble.
January 9, 2016
Over the past several days, TNA has been teasing a newcomer with the term, "Miracle". On the POP TV debut episode of Impact Wrestling this week, rumors about Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis joining the promotion have been confirmed, as the two former ROH star finally made their debut. Bennett informed Total Nonstop Action fans that he was there to pursue the world heavyweight championship.
January 7, 2016
There is a very good chance that Beer Money will be reunited on a permanent basis now that James Storm has returned to TNA. During the first episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on POP TV, the former world heavyweight champion came back and celebrated with Bobby Roode. Later on in the night, Roode dropped the King of the Mountain Championship to Eric Young, adding further fuel to the speculation.
January 7, 2016
When reports surfaced that Shinsuke Nakamura gave his notice to New Japan, the belief was that he was going to be sticking around and closing things up for the promotion. Nakamura was supposed to drop the IWGP Intercontinental Championship to another person. Word coming out of the company now is that Shinsuke is more than likely going to be heading to World Wrestling Entertainment before the month of January comes to an end.
January 6, 2016
When Chyna mysteriously backed out of Season's Beatings, Maryland Championship Wrestling rushed to find a replacement. Billy Gunn was willing to drop everything during the holidays to make it up there for the show. As a reward, the former WWE star was allowed to win the MCW Television Championship. Not sure how long he will be holding the belt, though, as he is not a regular there.
December 28, 2015
While much of the internet wrestling community has been predicting that Roman Reigns will recapture the WWE Heavyweight Championship at TLC, odds makers feel the opposite. Right now, Sheamus is a heavy favorite at -750. Odds on Reigns are +450. The belief is that the Celtic Warrior is going to keep the belt so that he can build up more momentum as a heel champion. That helps Roman in the long run.
December 12, 2015
Often times, the new media department in WWE will come up with various polls to keep wrestling fans engaged. They asked for votes on who they want to see winning the world heavyweight championship tournament. Antonio Cesaro has now ran away with the poll. His popularity with the internet wrestling community has caused him to receive more votes than any of the other remaining competitors.
November 16, 2015