As some of you may already know, WWE is honoring Dusty Rhodes by doing a memorial tag team tournament. The first match has been announced, and it is considered a dream pairing for a lot of wrestling fans. Samoa Joe and Finn Balor have formed a tag team in hopes of winning the tournament to honor the American Dream. They will be facing the Lucha Dragons in the first round.
August 26, 2015
After years of living on the edge, Jake Roberts warmed the hearts of professional wrestling fans when he was able to finally quit alcohol and drugs. He has been feeling a lot better since doing that. Life has gotten back on track. Now, the WWE legend wants to get rid of yet another one of his vices. Through social media, he informed his fans that he is going to try to stop smoking cigarettes.
August 25, 2015
A lot of wrestlers are also fans of professional wrestling. Xavier Woods took to social media after doing a segment with the Dudley Boyz on Monday Night Raw. He said it was such an honor to take their finishing move in front of a sold out audience in Brooklyn. Woods also had a blast doing the comical entrance routine with the trombone. He said it was the best night of his life.
August 25, 2015
Whenever celebrities are brought into WWE to work a match, there's a lot of skepticism from the internet wrestling community. Many felt the same way when Stephen Amell was brought in for Summerslam. The longtime wrestling fan, though, proved everyone wrong. He did much better than expected. The Arrow star received praised from both the people backstage and the mainstream media.
August 24, 2015
Even though he is no longer with WWE, Mason Ryan still has a lot of passion for professional wrestling. He recently did a ridiculous stretch where he wrestled more than 30 times in a span of 3 weeks. Ryan worked 10 shows during a 6 day stretch. Plus, he even worked 3 shows in the same day. The fact that he is being booked this much means that he has enough name value to draw in promoters and fans.
August 22, 2015
Since he worked backstage in WWE for years, Bruce Prichard has a million stories that wrestling fans would love to hear. He shared one recently. Prichard stated that Vince McMahon did not initially want to sign the Undertaker when he was a free agent. McMahon felt that he looked more like a basketball player than a wrestler. Plus, the Phenom was coming off of a really bad match in WCW against Lex Luger.
August 19, 2015
When Scott Hall got into an alcohol fueled incident at an independent wrestling show not too long ago, the belief was that WWE was going to avoid him for a long period of time. It turns out that it was not as long as many had expected. The former Intercontinental Champion has been signed to make an appearance during Summerslam weekend. He will more than likely sign autographs and take photos with fans.
August 18, 2015
When Jonathan Coachman made the leap from WWE to ESPN, the hope was that he might some day be able to bring more exposure to professional wrestling. That day might end up being Summerslam. The sports anchor teased fans through social media about potentially making a return at the pay per view. When asked even further, he made it sound as if he was not going to be there just as a spectator.
August 16, 2015
While much of the internet wrestling community is against the idea of it eventually happening, Ric Flair himself actually has no qualms about John Cena potentially breaking his record for the most amount of world heavyweight championship title reigns. In fact, Flair said that he is rooting for it because he is a big fan of Cena and feels that he deserves the honor more than anyone else.
August 15, 2015