Several conflicting bit of news have surfaced over the past couple of weeks in regards to Randy Orton and his involvement at Night of Champions. He was heavily rumored to be the mystery partner at the pay per view. However, rumors also surfaced that he asked for some time away from WWE. For what it's worth, Orton is still being advertised for the show tonight. Management could be throwing off the internet wrestling community.
September 20, 2015
A controversial thing happened at an independent wrestling show in North Carolina recently. Gunner was working a match that night. In the audience was a fan who had been bashing him through social media for quite some time now. The person started chanting that he was a TNA reject. Conflicting reports state that the man legally known as Chad Lail kicked the fan in the chest. Lail claims it was in retaliation.
September 10, 2015
There is some concern backstage in WWE over the return of Monday Night Football next week. The NFL has historically drawn away a good portion of professional wrestling fans when it returns to the air every fall. Wrestlers are said to be worried about the situation because Vince McMahon is not too worried about it. Nothing special is being planned to pique the interest of the audience.
September 8, 2015
Initially, Booker T had planned on running a professional wrestling camp for industry hopefuls on May 31, 2015 since his service was not needed by WWE at a live event. When management made the last minute decision to change that show into the Elimination Chamber pay per view, it caused a scheduling conflict for the former world heavyweight champion. Booker had no choice but to postpone his camp for a later date.
May 13, 2015
One of the wrestlers announced by GFW earlier today was Moose. He will be an official member of the roster. The former NFL star has been developing his trade in ROH for the past year. That has led to questions from the internet wrestling community about the status of his contract with his current employer. The belief is that Quinn Ojinnaka signed a one year deal with Ring of Honor, so he will more than likely work non televised events until it expires next month.
May 6, 2015
ABC News has now reported the cause of death for Perro Aguayo, a huge wrestling star in Mexico. It has now been revealed that he suffered three fractured vertebrae during the match. There are still conflicting reports, however, on when he actually died. Some are saying that he passed away while still in the arena, while others are saying that he still had vital signs at the hospital. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.
March 26, 2015
With his future still up in the air, several people from both the mixed martial arts world and the professional wrestling world have been discussing what Brock Lesnar will choose. Alistair Overeem does not believe that the current WWE Heavyweight Champion will be making a foray back to UFC because the competition is too stiff for Lesnar. Overeem might be promoting some conflict between the two for a potential rematch with Lesnar.
March 15, 2015
When Dixie Carter signed a television deal with Destination America, it was revealed that Impact Wrestling would be moving to Friday nights. The move coincided with WWE announcing that Smackdown was moving to Thursday nights. Many wondered what Vince McMahon was going to do with NXT since it aired on the same night. Reports have now surfaced that the developmental program is being moved to Wednesday night to avoid conflict.
January 2, 2015
Conflicting reports have surfaced over the past few days about Brittany and her status within the industry. Some are saying that she has signed a deal with TNA and will make her return on the first episode of Impact Wrestling airing on Destination America. Other reports have her backstage at an NXT event, with some even going as far as to say that the Knockout was initially scheduled to work a televised match for the WWE developmental program.
December 18, 2014
Those that love the glorified violence that professional wrestling can bring to the table, are in for a bit of disappointment when Impact Wrestling returns to the air next month. Reports have surfaced that Dixie Carter has ordered for a ban on blood in TNA. The belief is that this move was strongly influenced by Destination America, as the network wants them to have a friendlier environment, so that the executives can pitch them to more advertisers.
December 16, 2014