For the longest time, professional wrestling has had a hard time locking in high end advertisers. Vince McMahon might have finally found a way around that road block. WWE has signed a sponsorship deal with Kay Jewelers, who provides high priced jewelry and accessories. Reports have surfaced that USA Network executives played a key role in making the deal happen.
November 27, 2015
Through Penguin Random House, AJ Lee has signed a contract to write and release her autobiography. The former WWE Divas Champion will be spending much of 2016 writing down her memoirs. AJ spends much of her time supporting CM Punk in Wisconsin as he trains for his UFC debut. She also makes various appearances at comic and wrestling convention. The book is scheduled to be released in early 2017.
November 27, 2015
While doing a podcast interview show with Chris Jericho, Luke Harper revealed something very interesting about his personal life. Prior to being signed to a developmental contract with WWE, he was working on the independent wrestling scene. Since he needed to supplement his money, Harper also worked as a librarian for the city. He stated that he was in charge of keeping up with the text books.
November 24, 2015
Now that they have secured a new television deal with POP TV, TNA officials have put plans in place to start filming more episodes of Impact Wrestling. Management has officially announced that Bethlehem, Pennsylvania will be the location for their new filming. The shows will take place in the beginning of January, so Dixie Carter is more than likely going to sign more performers before then.
November 23, 2015
If we do not see that big Dolph Ziggler push in the near future, then it might never happen, as the former world heavyweight champion has revealed that he only plans to be in professional wrestling for another two years. That sounds about right since Ziggler signed his three year contract extension not too long ago. The belief is that he will venture out into other areas of the entertainment industry.
November 21, 2015
Earlier in the year, it was revealed that Kurt Angle wants to get into the field of education as a teacher. Some even suggested that he would also be a wrestling coach in high school as well. During a recent interview, Angle revealed that he was putting those plans on hold. The former world heavyweight champion signed with a new talent agency in hopes of getting more acting gigs to further his career in Hollywood.
November 17, 2015
When James Storm made an appearance on NXT, the belief was that he had signed a contract with WWE, as management seems very unlikely to let him work without a deal. However, reports have now surfaced that there is no deal between the two sides at the moment. Storm is still negotiating with World Wrestling Entertainment. However, there is still the possibility that Storm ends up going elsewhere.
November 12, 2015
Earlier in the year, Maria Kanellis told fans through social media that she was interested in a potential return to WWE. No word yet on whether or not the company is interested. However, there are reports that World Wrestling Entertainment is interested in signing her husband, Mike Bennett, and bringing him in with Matt Taven as a tag team. The two of them have increased their name value with successful stints in New Japan.
November 12, 2015
Since it is the biggest wrestling pay per view of the year, it is no secret that everyone in WWE wants to get on the main card at Wrestlemania. The Dudley Boyz are no exception. The two of them have been campaigning for some sort of match at the pay per view. It is being said that they are heavily pitching dream matches because that would be more of a draw than them working against current teams.
November 8, 2015
Earlier in the month, it was revealed that Nick Dinsmore had been in negotiations with WWE for some sort of contract. If he signs the deal, then he is going to be an extremely busy man. Dinsmore recently launched his own wrestling promotion. It is based in South Dakota, which is not really known as a hot bed for professional wrestling. Proceeds from his shows will be donated to local veterans.
November 7, 2015