Melina has found life after WWE. She revealed during the podcast interview with Jim Ross that she returned to college. It is a move that is designed to hep her find a full time and long term career outside of professional wrestling. With that said, however, she still has some name value in the industry, so do not be surprised if she keeps making appearances at various conventions around the country. Fans still like to meet and take photos with her.
March 23, 2015
Count Josh Mathews as another former employee who is critical of WWE. During a recent podcast interview, he stated that Vince McMahon has lost touch with his product. Mathews feels that his former boss was once a wrestling genius but he simply does not get it any more. He also states that it is called the Universe because McMahon is so egotistical. Mathews also talks about having trouble dropping bad habits he learned in that company.
March 9, 2015
We now have an official confirmation on a rumor that has excited many within the internet wrestling community. While doing an interview with Chris Jericho on his podcast show, Samoa Joe acknowledged publicly that he has had some discussions with WWE. The former TNA World Heavyweight Champion stated that negotiations are ongoing, but he obviously cannot provide any deals on the matter. Joe will likely be in NXT soon.
March 7, 2015
When it comes to podcast shows, wrestling fans have been living in nirvana thanks to Jim Ross, Vince Russo, Steve Austin and Chris Jericho joining the industry. Well, the game just got a bit more interesting. Reports have surfaced that Ric Flair has just signed an agreement with CBS Sports to host his own weekly show. The Nature Boy will be interviewing various professional wrestlers, celebrities and musicians on his show.
February 17, 2015
During a podcast interview on Monday night, Triple H revealed something that wrestling fans have long known. Vince McMahon is in charge of everything and still very much hands on with the product. Business analysts have picked up on the story and have written some worrisome articles about the potential death of McMahon and how it would adversely affect WWE. They feel that the company will be in trouble with their leader being gone.
February 4, 2015
There have been a lot of rumors over the years that Triple H has issues with Kurt Angle. Some state that as the reason why the latter was not brought back to WWE. During a podcast interview with Steve Austin, HHH was quick to praise Angle without being solicited. He stated that the Olympic gold medalist picked up the business of professional wrestling quicker than anyone he has ever seen in his career. Angle is routinely praised for being a fast learner.
February 4, 2015
Rumors about Alberto Del Rio going to MMA were sparked not too long ago when reports surfaced that he had an offer on the table from Bellator. During a recent podcast interview with Pro Wrestling Illustrated, the former world heavyweight champion stated that the move was highly unlikely, as he is pleased with the money that he is making in professional wrestling at the moment. He does not completely rule out mixed martial arts, however.
January 29, 2015
One of the more interesting things that came out of the Pro Wrestling Illustrated podcast interview with Alberto Del Rio is the fact that WWE fines their performers if they were to stray from the scripted promos that the creative department provides for them during Monday Night Raw and Smackdown. The former world heavyweight champion stated that performers were basically like robots. He also revealed that he had been fined a couple of times.
January 29, 2015
The topic of money was recently brought up by Alberto Del Rio during a recent podcast interview with Pro Wrestling Illustrated. He stated that there is definitely life outside of WWE, as he is currently making as much money as he did during his best years with the company. The former world heavyweight champion also revealed that his pay started declining once he got into issues with an unnamed person backstage.
January 28, 2015
In many ways, Chris Jericho has been a trailblazer in the world of professional wrestling. His style of wrestling and his approach to the in ring stuff, they have been rather innovative. The former world heavyweight champion has also blazed a trail when it comes to generating side money. The success of his podcast interviews has not been lost on many of the active performers in the industry. Several WWE and TNA stars are interested in generating money that way.
January 9, 2015