When a member of the internet wrestling community threatens to give up on WWE, it is brushed off because those empty threats happen all the time. When a legendary performer like Mick Foley does it, though, then it becomes a serious thing. Through social media, the former world heavyweight champion stated that he was tired of watching a product that refuses to push the performers that he roots for.
November 24, 2015
If we do not see that big Dolph Ziggler push in the near future, then it might never happen, as the former world heavyweight champion has revealed that he only plans to be in professional wrestling for another two years. That sounds about right since Ziggler signed his three year contract extension not too long ago. The belief is that he will venture out into other areas of the entertainment industry.
November 21, 2015
Like many wrestling fans, Steve Austin is wondering why WWE is not pushing Antonio Cesaro better. During his latest podcast interview show, the former world heavyweight champion showered the Swiss Superman with praise. Austin feels that Cesaro will somehow be able to make himself a top star even if management does not get behind him and provide him with the tools that he needs.
November 18, 2015
Gambling isn't a very PG thing, but WWE has found a way to spin that around to fit their brand. The company has announced that they have signed a deal with the Texas Lottery to produce wrestling related scratch offs. Stephanie McMahon pushed the fact that proceeds from these games will be used to help fund the education system in the state. The promotion is designed to bring more attention to Wrestlemania, which is being held in Dallas.
October 20, 2015
When it comes to worthiness, there really should be no questions about the Fabulous Freebirds and their place in professional wrestling history. That's why many in WWE are pushing for them to be inducted when Wrestlemania takes place in Dallas, which is where they made the most impact on the industry. The only thing preventing it from being a surefire thing is the fact that Michael Hayes was once involved in a racial controversy backstage.
October 2, 2015
For the longest time now, the internet wrestling community has accused Nikki Bella of being handed the WWE Divas Championship because of her real life relationship with John Cena. Well, Nikki has decided to respond to those allegations. She stated that it simply is not the case and that Cena has zero pull when it comes to her story lines and push. Fans, however, will unlikely believe her side of the story.
September 28, 2015
Earlier in the year, Tom Prichard revealed in a non malicious manner that Seth Rollins was getting a bigger push in WWE because he was better at being a backstage politician than Dean Ambrose. Word going around is that Ambrose is simply not political at all. He enjoys wrestling, and he probably hopes that his hard work and connection with the audience will bring the big push by itself.
August 14, 2015
When Randy Orton unleashed a weight jab at Kevin Owens on Monday Night Raw, it set off quite the storm with the internet wrestling community. Kevin Dunn was blamed, and he became a trend on social media because of it. Reports have now surfaced that neither Dunn nor Vince McMahon fed that line to Orton. That leaves Triple H as the prime candidate, even though he was the responsible for pushing Owens in the first place.
August 13, 2015
For those of you that are wondering, Samoa Joe is still not done with his outside commitments in professional wrestling. This week, he is in the United Kingdom for a couple of appearances. No word yet on if he is going to miss any television time with WWE. Some are under the belief that management isn't pushing him hard until he wraps everything up.
August 8, 2015
During a recent interview, Daniel Bryan echoed a sentiment that is shared by many within the internet wrestling community. He wants WWE to bring back the brand split. The former world heavyweight champion feels that the format enables performers a better chance at being pushed. Bryan stated that guys like Antonio Cesaro would benefit greatly from the return of the brand split.
July 31, 2015