When the official announcement was initially made, many were under the belief that WWE would have Ric Flair inducting Sting into their hall of fame at Wrestlemania 32 weekend. It made a lot of sense on several levels. For starters, the two of them had one of the greatest rivalries in the history of professional wrestling. Flair helped put Sting on the map. The move also makes sense because Flair is a great talker and is still popular with fans.
March 4, 2016
There's a good amount of people on this planet that would love for WWE do another brand split, and one of them happens to be Roman Reigns, the reigning world heavyweight champion of the promotion. The second generation star told the Associated Press that there is a history of a brand split doing really well for World Wrestling Entertainment. Reigns believes that it could enable them to create some pretty cool story lines.
January 8, 2016
While doing a podcast interview, Bobby Roode was asked about his start in professional wrestling. The TNA star revealed that Val Venis trained him for absolutely free. This was right around the time where Venis was set to make his debut in WWE. The two of them lived within miles of one another in Canada and met one day. Venis told Roode that he had a ring in his backyard and invited him to come over to check it out. The rest is history.
January 8, 2016
During a conference call with the media, Triple H was asked about when WWE would crown their first black world champion. Showing how adept he is with public relations, he quickly dismissed the question by noting that The Rock and Booker T have already accomplished that. He wondered out loud why people do not remember two of the more recognizable names in the history of professional wrestling.
October 7, 2015
When it comes to worthiness, there really should be no questions about the Fabulous Freebirds and their place in professional wrestling history. That's why many in WWE are pushing for them to be inducted when Wrestlemania takes place in Dallas, which is where they made the most impact on the industry. The only thing preventing it from being a surefire thing is the fact that Michael Hayes was once involved in a racial controversy backstage.
October 2, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans know of David Von Erich because of the long and rich history of his family. The guy was once big enough that he was pegged to become the NWA World Heavyweight Champion. However, what a lot of people don't know about is that Von Erich loved to raise and sell horses. He actually made quite the fortune in that industry. Professional wrestling was a passion and not a needed job for him.
October 1, 2015
Throughout the history of the business, performers would police themselves backstage by holding a wrestlers court. This recently happened in ROH, where a referee was accused of doing something minor. He was cleared of the charges. When Joe Koff found out about the incident, he informed his wrestlers to never do it again. This is another case of a wrestling promotion being ran by someone without a wrestling background.
September 25, 2015
People are always advised to find something that they love to do so that it does not feel like a job. Matt Striker is someone that took that advice and has done some pretty amazing things. The commentator recently revealed that he is the first man in the history of professional wrestling to call Wrestlemania, Wrestle Kingdom and Triplemania.
August 9, 2015