While doing an interview to promote the upcoming Legends of Wrestling event in Miami, Gangrel revealed that WWE initially had different plans for the Brood. Edge was always going to be in the group, as management believe in his potential from the start. However, rather than Christian, the original spot was supposed to have gone to Christopher Daniels, whose character would fit in with such a stable.
January 14, 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
World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Vince McMahon will be making another return to Monday Night Raw this week. The belief is that he will be coming back to help Roman Reigns generate more support from the audience. McMahon wanted to avoid being utilized as an on screen character but felt compelled to do so because he really feels that Reigns needs the help to get over with WWE fans.
December 26, 2015
While the internet wrestling community marked out because of all the new faces, Chris Jericho has a different opinion on how WWE is handling the divas division. He feels that there is just too many things going on at once. The former world heavyweight champion stated that the girls are not being allowed to showcase their characters and abilities because everyone was brought up from NXT at the same time.
September 7, 2015
As many of you already know, there has been a bit of a controversy in the United States over the use of the Confederate flag. Steve Austin and Ric Flair recently had a podcast discussion about how that affects professional wrestling. Both men believe that the controversy over the flag should not prevent the Fabulous Freebirds, a team that utilized that flag as part of their character, from being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
September 4, 2015
Since there are many within the internet wrestling community that cannot see past his heel character, there is a lot of unfair criticism towards Seth Rollins. Some are saying that he is a bad performer because he cheats to win. Fortunately, though, the people at Pro Wrestling Illustrated are smarter than that. They have ranked Rollins as the top guy in their annual PWI 500 listing.
September 3, 2015
Earlier in the year, Roddy Piper and Honky Tonk Man were engaged in a war of words. Piper called him an asshole who could sing and dance like his character claims to be able to do. Things settled down a bit between the former WWE stars. Now that Piper is dead, Honky reveals that the two of them had planned on meeting at a wrestling convention to figure out what the issues are and bury the hatchet once and for all.
August 17, 2015
Here is an interesting tidbit on Brutus Beefcake. Back when he and Hulk Hogan started their professional wrestling careers together during the late 1970s, they were billed as brothers. Since they really wanted people to believe that, they made it a point to stay in character outside of the arena. It caused enough confusion that many people, including those in the industry, really believed that they were blood brothers.
August 16, 2015
While his character was always against the United States of America, an interesting tidbit about the Iron Sheik is that he actually was an assistant wrestling coach for the country during the 1972 Olympics. The former world heavyweight champion competed in the Olympics for Iran, but when he moved to America, he changed his allegiance in the sport.
August 13, 2015
On Tuesday, WWE taped an episode of Smackdown in Portland. Among the more notable faces backstage was none other than Chael Sonnen. The former UFC star was there to meet up with Michael Cole for some reason. Many are under the impression that he could be negotiating a deal to join World Wrestling Entertainment as an on screen character.
August 12, 2015