Once again, Kurt Angle has reiterated to the media that his upcoming tour of England with TNA will be his final one for the time being. The former world heavyweight champion still plans on taking time away from professional wrestling to pursue other business ventures. In a rather interesting tidbit, Angle stated that if it were up to him, AJ Styles would be his opponent on the final tour of the United Kingdom.
November 27, 2015
When it was revealed earlier tihs week that TNA was canceling their upcoming tour of India, the immediate question was whether or not the performers were going to be paid. After all, they had cleared their schedules to be available for Impact Wrestling. Reports have now surfaced that Dixie Carter has opted to pay the performers, even though they will not be heading overseas.
November 27, 2015
When a member of the internet wrestling community threatens to give up on WWE, it is brushed off because those empty threats happen all the time. When a legendary performer like Mick Foley does it, though, then it becomes a serious thing. Through social media, the former world heavyweight champion stated that he was tired of watching a product that refuses to push the performers that he roots for.
November 24, 2015
When asked recently about the time that he created quite the controversy on social media by saying that wrestling was fake, Dana White was quick to give credit to Steve Austin for saving him from fans who bashed him for three straight weeks. The bashing subsided tremendously after Austin posted a message explaining what White really meant when he said those comments.
November 23, 2015
Often times, the new media department in WWE will come up with various polls to keep wrestling fans engaged. They asked for votes on who they want to see winning the world heavyweight championship tournament. Antonio Cesaro has now ran away with the poll. His popularity with the internet wrestling community has caused him to receive more votes than any of the other remaining competitors.
November 16, 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
Whenever there are celebrities involved with professional wrestling, it is usually because of the potential mainstream media attention that they can attract. That proved to be the case for WWE this week when they had international soccer superstar Wayne Rooney doing a segment where he slapped Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw. It drew the attention of ESPN, New York Daily News, CBS Sports, Sky News and many others.
November 11, 2015
When Renee Young recently got into it with the internet wrestling community, some were afraid that she would receive some backstage heat in WWE. Fortunately for her, that is not the case. Management did not have any issues with her venting about how fans act on social media. They are aware of how certain fans can be. The front office also encourages their performers to interact online with fans.
November 5, 2015
There is a really interesting online petition floating around right now. Some are asking for the Calgary International Airport to be renamed the Stu Hart International Airport in honor of the famous professional wrestling patriarch. Chris Jericho, Natalya and Bret Hart were all made aware of the petition, and they immediately jump on board in support of the idea.
October 31, 2015
Through social media, Rey Mysterio congratulated Alberto Del Rio for returning to WWE and winning the United States Heavyweight Championship from John Cena at Hell in a Cell. Mysterio also mentioned that WWE needed the presence of Del Rio in their company. As many of you already know, World Wrestling Entertainment has been desperately trying to win back their fans in Mexico.
October 28, 2015