Those that watched Smackdown this week have noticed that Wade Barrett has added a new wrinkle to gimmick. The WWE Intercontinental Champion has started doing a thing called the Bad News Zone, which is essentially a play on TMZ, the gossip website that routinely covers professional wrestling. There are talks that this could be a temporary thing, but as is usually the case with management, it all hinges upon the reaction from the audience.
February 6, 2015
Instead of continuing to milk one of the best gimmicks in all of professional wrestling, WWE has decided to pull the trigger on the split of the Miz and Damien Sandow. On the latest episode of Monday Night Raw, we saw the former firing the latter as his stunt double but keeping him around as his personal assistant. The match between the two could take place as soon as Fast Lane, but there are some backstage wanting it to take place at Wrestlemania.
February 4, 2015
Shortly after they were shown in vignettes on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown, the Ascension started receiving some heat from the internet wrestling community. Many feel that Viktor and Konnor are copying the style that the legendary Road Warriors used for years. WWE officials are aware of this, and there are speculations that they could tweak up the gimmicks a little bit to give them a better chance at connecting with the audience.
December 29, 2014