Just to give you an idea of how much WWE wants to make something a surprise, even though the majority of the internet wrestling community is already expecting it to happen, the front office has made sure to keep Lana in hiding. She was not at Axxess or the hall of fame ceremony. Fans have not seen her at all this past week. Rusev is going to have a big entrance at Wrestlemania, and the lovely blonde is expected to be a part of that.
March 29, 2015
For years, wrestling fans asked when Sting was going to be joining WWE. Now that he is here, the question has turned to his future with the company. Since he is still massively popular, fans obviously would love for the former WCW star to stick around and work at least another Wrestlemania. When asked about it, the man legally known as Steve Borden kept things open. He stated that it was likely his last match, but is open to another.
March 28, 2015
The NXT live event last night started at 10pm local time. In order to save money on union costs, Vince McMahon needed his company to be out of the building by midnight. However, the WWE CEO was having so much fan and felt the electricity in the audience, he decided that it was a cost he was willing to pay. The show went on for another hour, which bodes well for wrestling fans that want to see Triple H gain more power backstage.
March 28, 2015
First and foremost, Tatsumi Fujinami is one of those guys that really deserve to be inducted into any and every wrestling hall of fame on the planet. However, there is some business involved to WWE choosing to honor him at Wrestlemania. The front office wanted to lure fans in Japan to watch the pay per view. They would love to observe one of their own being celebrated overseas. World Wrestling Entertainment is doing two shows in Tokyo in July.
March 25, 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
It appears that TNA had a well written plan all along for Rockstar Spud. They purposely made him an annoying character when he first made his debut in the company. The goal was to make fans have strong feelings towards him, even if some of it was negative. In professional wrestling, no heat is the worst heat. The creative department was then deftly able to slowly convert his character into a lovable underdog that could be a serious threat in the ring.
March 22, 2015
While the move has been well received by the front office, the wrestlers backstage and TNA fans, there hasn't been a lot of buzz about Drew Galloway making his return to the mainstream professional wrestling scene in the United States. Management was hoping that his presence would draw in some WWE fans to Impact Wrestling, but that does not appears to be the case. Galloway is still quite the asset to the promotion, however.
March 22, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the offer that Brazzers made to Dolph Ziggler. He revealed during an interview that the porn company offered him a deal for $10,000. He also mentioned something about being able to pick his own partner. The goal was to use his popularity with professional wrestling fans to draw in people to their content. Obviously, WWE would not allow this to happen, as it would create negative news headlines.
March 21, 2015
Vince McMahon caused a bit of an uproar with the internet wrestling community when he stated that Antonio Cesaro was missing something that prevented him from being elevated to the main event. In a recent interview, Daniel Bryan decided to defend Cesaro, stating that if the two of them were to work a lengthy match together on Smackdown, it would easily generate a huge reaction from WWE fans.
March 18, 2015
While the majority of people are under the assumption that this is his final year in professional wrestling, Kurt Angle has now revealed that he might have another run in him. He also stated that the final run in WWE could still take place, which should bring a lot of smiles to fans of that promotion. Angle stated that he is only working limited dates in TNA, which means that his body should be preserved a bit better.
March 18, 2015