After failing to make a big splash in WWE, Manu has now decided to transition from being just a wrestler to being a wrestling promoter. The man who is legally known as Afa Anoa'i Jr has announced that he is starting his own promotion called Battlefield Pro Wrestling, which will be based primarily out of Pennsylvania, a state that is still rather passionate about the industry. Several family members are expected to cameo appearances eventually.
March 7, 2015
If WWE decides to go through with the idea of having the world famous Samoan wrestling family showing up at Wrestlemania to celebrate with Roman Reigns when he wins the heavyweight championship from Brock Lesnar, one of the faces out there that you might not be familiar with yet is Lina Fanene. She is currently in the developmental program but not yet a regular on television. She is related to The Rock and is close to his mom.
February 24, 2015
Since they want to give him the best chance possible at being accepted as the top star in WWE, there are rumors floating around that the company could bring in several members of the famous Samoan wrestling family to the show to help celebrate with Roman Reigns. The Rock is a possibility. Rikishi will be there since he is being inducted. Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso and Tamina Snuka are already under contract and available.
February 15, 2015
When Candice Michelle decided to walk away from a career in WWE and focus on building a family, she was not kidding. Through social media, she has revealed to her fans that she is now pregnant once again. Candice also revealed that the sex of the baby is female, which means that she would have three daughters in total soon. Her expected due date as of right now is some time in July. A return to wrestling has been completely ruled out.
January 22, 2015
Since he made an appearance as an on screen heel authority figure for wXw, a promotion in Europe, many fans have been wondering if this will lead to a more permanent return to professional wrestling by Vince Russo. As of right now, it appears unlikely. He has no intentions of uprooting his family to another continent, so the overseas appearances will be sparse. There is also no interest in him from WWE, TNA or Lucha Underground at the moment.
January 21, 2015
While many are under the impression that his professional wrestling career is over, David Otunga just publicly stated that he will be making a return to WWE at some point in time. He still has the desire to win a singles championship in the promotion. Otunga has been off the road for several months now. There were reports that his wife, Jennifer Hudson, was against the idea of him being on the road and away from family so frequently.
December 9, 2014