Earlier this week, TMZ confirmed a rumor that stemmed from a social media photo. Lana and Rusev are now engaged. However, there are now rumors floating around that this might be a story line brewed up by WWE. Management wanted to put the two of them back together because the breakup did not go as they planned. Doing it this way provides a bit of a surprise to the internet wrestling community and generates media attention.
October 12, 2015
The internet wrestling community was buzzing over rumors that James Storm had attended an NXT event earlier in the month. Well, some further fuel has been added to that particular fire. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be in Orlando today and may have been spotted at the same venue as the Takeover event. Photos have surfaced online of what appears to be Storm entering the facility with developmental trainer, Billy Gunn.
October 7, 2015
Earlier in the week, Finn Balor caught the attention of the internet wrestling community when he posted a couple of photos of himself visiting the offices of TNA. As expected, that led to a good amount of speculation online. It has now been revealed that Balor actually received permission from Triple H to post that via social media. All sides understood that it was lighthearted humor and nothing more. The situation is considered a non issue.
October 6, 2015
There is some sadness floating around the world of professional wrestling today. Eighteen years ago, we saw the untimely passing of Brian Pillman. He had a heart attack while staying in a hotel room in Minnesota. The former college football player was there to work a pay per view for WWE later on that night. Pillman was 35 years old at the time of his death.
October 5, 2015
Most wrestling fans know that Rusev and Lana are involved in a real life relationship and have been for some time now. It appears that the two of them might be taking things up a notch. Speculation has arisen that they are now engaged to be married soon. The cause of the speculation is that the blonde bombshell can be seen wearing what looks like an engagement ring in a couple of social media photos.
October 3, 2015
A big fuss is being made by the internet wrestling community because Finn Balor decided to pay a visit to the offices of TNA. Photos were posted via social media, and they spread rather quickly. Some felt that he was disrespecting the company by doing the DX pose in the photo. In reality, though, Balor is respectful towards the promotion. Aside from going through negotiations with them, he also has a good amount of friends that work there.
October 2, 2015
During a recent interview, Hulk Hogan revealed that he purposely avoided wrestling Rick Rude as much as he could. The reason for this is because Rude had quite the reputation of being a very violent individual when things are not going his way. Hogan pointed out that Rude physically assaulted the Ultimate Warrior because he said that Rude was not good enough of a worker to get a title shot.
September 29, 2015
To promote his new book, Bob Backlund shared a story about when he started off in the professional wrestling business. He stated that he left home with just his car, clothes and $20. Backlund traveled from Minnesota to Louisiana to wrestle a match. Instead of being paid what he was promised, the former world champion was paid just $5, so he canceled his hotel, bought some tuna and slept in the trunk of his car.
September 18, 2015
When an edited photo spread online, the internet wrestling community assumed that WWE had chosen Baron Corbin as the mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. Reports have now surfaced that he is not under any considerations for the part whatsoever. Management will more than likely stick to their formula and go with someone like Randy Orton for the part.
September 14, 2015