As some of you may already know, Rosa Mendes has been away from Monday Night Raw because she is currently pregnant. She recently noted that she was the first pregnant diva that WWE has employed. Many backstage believe that Rosa would have been released from her contract had Total Divas not been in existence. World Wrestling Entertainment felt that her pregnancy would be good for their reality television show.
January 22, 2016
Rumors are floating around that AJ Styles is now scheduled to work the Royal Rumble, Monday Night Raw and the Smackdown taping this upcoming week. The belief was that WWE initially canceled his involvement because reports leaked out to the internet wrestling community. However, it now appears that World Wrestling Entertainment officials have decided to utilize the former world heavyweight champion to create quite a buzz.
January 20, 2016
World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Vince McMahon will be making another return to Monday Night Raw this week. The belief is that he will be coming back to help Roman Reigns generate more support from the audience. McMahon wanted to avoid being utilized as an on screen character but felt compelled to do so because he really feels that Reigns needs the help to get over with WWE fans.
December 26, 2015
In case you missed Monday Night Raw this week, Tommy Dreamer made his return to back up the Dudley Boyz in their feud against the Wyatt Family. Initially, Dreamer was scheduled to head over to India to work as a producer on Impact Wrestling. However, when TNA postponed the tour, he was free to sign a deal with WWE. The belief is that Dreamer will be around for at least another month.
December 1, 2015
Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Brad Maddox had been released by WWE because of comments that he made towards fans in Indianapolis during a dark match on Monday Night Raw. The 31 year old did not take long to decide on what he wants to do with his career next. A return to the independent wrestling circuit was announced. Maddox also revealed that he will be going by Mad Braddox from now on.
November 30, 2015
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