When AJ Styles made his surprising entrance at the Royal Rumble, the internet wrestling community was quick to criticize the theme song that WWE chose for the former world heavyweight champion. Reports have now surfaced that the inspiration behind the song is "Ain't No Sunshine" by rapper DMX. World Wrestling Entertainment wanted a gruff theme for Styles.
January 25, 2016
Earlier in the month, Josh Bredl picked up a ton of backstage heat when he made comments about the Social Outcasts on social media. There is now talks that the Tough Enough winner might be placed into the Royal Rumble so that veteran WWE performers can punish him in the ring. World Wrestling Entertainment has done that before with Daniel Puder, who was released shortly after the in ring punishment took placed.
January 24, 2016
While there are rumors circulating that he is scheduled to join WWE and work the Royal Rumble this Sunday, AJ Styles still has other wrestling commitments to fulfill over the weekend. On Saturday night in Duluth, Georgia, the former world heavyweight champion will be making an appearance with ROH to do a farewell to Ring of Honor fans. That should be his final night with the company for quite some time.
January 20, 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
While there have been rumors about him receiving a push from WWE, Kalisto might shockingly be wrestling for a singles title at the Royal Rumble later on this month. Management is considering having the masked performer challenge Alberto Del Rio for the United States Heavyweight Championship at the pay per view. This would be the highest profile match for Kalisto since being called up to the main roster.
January 11, 2016
A rather interesting development is taking place in WWE, and it might leave Devon out in the cold. Management is reportedly looking into the idea of splitting up the Dudley Boyz once again because they want to see if the Bully Ray character, which held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, would do well in World Wrestling Entertainment. The split could happen very soon, maybe even the Royal Rumble.
January 9, 2016
When the Royal Rumble rolls around, you can be certain that several names will be mentioned as possible surprise entrants. However, one former WWE star can be officially ruled out now. Reports have surfaced that Batista will start filming Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in January. Not only does he not have the time to make a return to professional wrestling, he also has no inclinations at this point.
November 9, 2015
We are getting close to the end of the year, which means that rumors about random Royal Rumble returns start coming out of the woodwork. Rob Van Dam maintains a good business relationship with WWE, so his name has surfaced once again. The former world heavyweight champion himself added fuel to the fire by publicly stated that he was going to be making another return to World Wrestling Entertainment some day.
September 11, 2015
While it appeared a bit differently on screen, Roman Reigns claims that he was ready for the reaction that he received from the audience at Royal Rumble. He confessed to reading a lot of what the internet wrestling community has to say about him. Reigns still feels that he can win over the portion of the WWE audience that currently does not believe that he should be in the main event scene. That is his biggest motivation.
March 24, 2015
There are talks that WWE officials are looking to add an international flavor to their hall of fame induction ceremony this year. Genichiro Tenryu, one of the biggest legends in the history of wrestling in Japan, has become a rumored candidate. His international credentials alone makes him a worthy candidate, and he has accomplished a lot more than some of the performers who are already in. Tenryu has worked Wrestlemania and Royal Rumble.
February 12, 2015