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
Earlier this week, it was reported that Brittany had reached an agreement on a new contract with TNA and that we could be seeing her back in time for the first episode of Impact Wrestling on Destination America. There are now conflicting reports that she might be signing with WWE and joining the NXT roster. The speculation stems from the fact that she was recently backstage at a live event. It should be noted that the Knockout lives in the area, so it could just be a visit.
December 13, 2014
For some reason, someone in the media decided to ask Hulk Hogan if Michael Sam could make it in WWE. For those that do not know, Sam is the first openly gay player in the NFL who has been struggling to find a team that will let him on the field. Hogan opted to praise the wrestling industry by saying that it is a lot tougher job than playing professional football. However, he did not completely rule out the possibility of Sam succeeding as a wrestler.
December 8, 2014