Since he was a natural talker, as evident by the fact that he was once utilized as the on screen general manager of Monday Night Raw, WWE kept Brad Maddox around for as long as they could to see if they could find something that will work for him. Apparently, that quest has been canceled. Maddox has been given his release from his contract. He is now free to work on the independent wrestling circuit.
November 25, 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
The internet wrestling community was a bit puzzled after watching Monday Night Raw since everyone expected to see four members of the Wyatt Family together for the very first time. Erick Rowan had made his television return this week. Luke Harper was noticeably missing from the stable. Reports have surfaced that he was not there at the arena because WWE gave him time off for personal reasons.
October 20, 2015
There are those within the internet wrestling community that believe that Daniel Bryan can save the ratings for Monday Night Raw from going down even further than it already has. Jim Ross took to his online blog to educate these particular fans. He essentially told them to lower their hopes by not putting too much burden on Bryan. He is not going to be able to save the ratings by himself. It has to be a collective effort by WWE.
October 3, 2015
There is a great deal of speculation within the internet wrestling community right now about the status of John Cena in the near future. For whatever reasons, WWE omitted the United States Heavyweight Champion from their advertisement for live events and episodes of Monday Night Raw for the next couple of weeks. That has led people to believe that he is going to be off the road for a while.
October 1, 2015
When you enter a wrestling ring, there's a chance of injury. That possibility goes up even higher when you are 56 years old and have spent 30 years doing it. At Night of Champions, Sting suffered some sort of injury. No official announcement has been made, but the belief is that it is either a neck or spinal injury. The legend is still booked for another appearance on Monday Night Raw, but those plans might be changed.
September 21, 2015
Some troubling news for Vince McMahon. Viewership for Smackdown continues to drop at a rapid pace, and the latest episode was the lowest rated yet. Fewer than 2 million people watched the show this week. The internet wrestling community has slowly lost interest in the product because they feel that is simply a recap show for Monday Night Raw. Nothing significant really happens all that often on the secondary show.
September 5, 2015
There is a surprising large amount of interest in the identity of the man who is the father of Sasha Banks. The internet wrestling community has been seeking out his name, so they can get more information. The belief is that the interest stems from a comment that was made on Monday Night Raw or NXT. There is also a chance that people are curious because the WWE diva is related to Snoop Dogg.
August 25, 2015
The reason why Stardust attacked Wade Barrett on Monday Night Raw this week was because the creative department needed to write him off for a couple of weeks. The King of the Ring is heading back to England to film a movie for WWE. Barrett created a bit of a buzz with the internet wrestling community when he started using his real name on social media, but that is more than likely done because he's an actor for the time being.
August 25, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, a mysterious figure showed up and joined the Wyatt Family. His name is Braun Strowman, and he had trained in NXT for the past two years. Reports have surfaced that he was initially scheduled to be a part of Summerslam, but WWE really wanted to make this episode really special. Prior to joining professional wrestling, Strowman used to compete in strongmen competition across the world.
August 25, 2015