Whenever WWE does a live event at Madison Square Garden, they treat it like a pay per view, even though it is not always televised. The show is so big that management is even willing to shell out some additional money to Brock Lesnar so that he can make it even more of a special occasion. Rumors are floating around right now that he is going to be wrestling Bo Dallas, but the front office has yet to choose an opponent for that evening.
August 27, 2015
When Alex Shelley worked a live event for ROH last weekend, he was not expecting to shatter his front teeth. Another thing that he wasn't expecting was for the company to pay for the repair. Shelley noted that he was not an official member of the roster, but the company stepped up and took care of him anyways. He also revealed that his friends and family have been urging him to retire from professional wrestling.
August 26, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, the Dudley Boyz shocked the entire professional wrestling world when they made their official return to WWE. They played it pretty close to their chests. Now, speculation has arisen on just how long they plan on being back. There are reports that the deals are for multiple years, while others believe that they are only back to work a couple of pay per views. They're definitely going to be doing live events on the road.
August 25, 2015
For those of you that are wondering about his whereabouts since leaving TNA, Sam Shaw is still very much involved in professional wrestling. Right now, he is working live events on the independent wrestling circuit. Shaw is also keeping himself relevant and paid by appearing at conventions. He might still make a return someday to Impact Wrestling, but for now, he is doing his own thing.
August 16, 2015
As many of you already know, Jeff Jarrett has been building up working relationships with wrestling promotions from around the world. His latest partnership might come in the form of OMEGA, the promotion that is owned and operated by Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy. Jarrett allowed two of their performers to work a championship match at a GFW live event.
August 16, 2015
There are rumors floating around that Shawn Daivari was going to be signing a contract with GFW in the near future. However, if he does, it will have to be a deal that only allows him to work live events. Lucha Underground does not allow their performers to work television for any other wrestling promotion. Of course, that deal would be terminated if the company folds, as some have predicted.
August 14, 2015
It appears that Sean Waltman has some backstage heat with an unnamed wrestling promoter. He stated that he was fine with people booking Chyna for their live events, but he does not like them pretending to be his friend. Waltman stated that money is more important that false rape accusations to certain people in the industry. He refuses to name names when asked about the situation.
August 9, 2015
It looks like Animal is done with begging WWE for a return. The legendary member of the Road Warriors has been wanting to be a trainer for the company for quite some time now. He has called and visited live events but to no avail. Instead, Joe Laurinaitis will be focusing his energy on an upstart wrestling promotion in Las Vegas called Revolution.
August 7, 2015
As a sign of how much of a draw that he remains despite not being in the main event scene, WWE offered fans in Australia a refund since John Cena could not work the live event. Management studies the numbers, so they know that there is a good amount of wrestling fans who attend their shows to see the United States Heavyweight Champion in action.
August 6, 2015
When it comes to name value, Jeff Jarrett understands wholeheartedly how much that means to the professional wrestling business. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on Jeff Hardy to make an appearance at a live event that he is promoting in North Carolina. That alone should draw in a couple of more people than normal.
August 3, 2015