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
An incident took place at the latest GFW television taping, and it has left many to wonder if it was scripted or not. Phil Baroni jumped over the barrier and headed towards the ring. Security had to stop the former UFC star. Apparently, he has some beef with Chael Sonnen, who is a commentator for the promotion. There were reports earlier in the year that Global Force Wrestling was setting up a match between the two of them.
August 22, 2015
The internet wrestling community has sided against Chyna in the reported incident that took place at the funeral of Roddy Piper. Latest details revealed, however, makes it seem less of an incident than initially reported. The former WWE diva didn't actually approach Triple H was inside of the funeral. It took place afterwards, was outside and lasted approximately twenty seconds.
August 18, 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
A very awkward incident took place at the funeral for Roddy Piper. Triple H was in attendance, as he is an ambassador for the entire wrestling industry now. Also in attendance was Chyna, which made things a bit awkward. Reports have surfaced that she rushed towards her former boyfriend and attempted to apologize. Security almost had to step in to prevent things from escalating.
August 13, 2015
A memorial was held in honor of Perro Aguayo this week. He passed away after an accident in the ring during a match. Konnan, who was the first person to check on Aguayo after the incident, was there in person. Rey Mysterio, however, was not. The belief is that he felt that his presence would be a distraction and might actually upset a couple of people who blame him for the death. Mysterio is currently heading overseas for wrestling show.
April 13, 2015
There is a Legends of Wrestling event taking place on June 7, and all eyes will be on that because people want to know if the Scott Steiner rumors are true. There are reports floating around that the promoter of the show decided to pull Steiner after the controversial incident that he had at the airport with the wife of Hulk Hogan. If other promoters follow suit, then that could have quite the adverse affect on his ability to make a living.
April 10, 2015
As many of you are already aware by now, Rikishi purposely did not mention Brian Christopher or Scotty 2 Hotty during his hall of fame induction speech because he has some backstage heat with them over an incident that took place at an independent wrestling show. Well, it turns out that the hatred is even stronger than we initially thought. Reports have surfaced that the big Samoan specifically requested to WWE that they be banned.
April 4, 2015