In what might prove to be a brilliant marketing move, GFW appears to be setting up a match between Phil Baroni and Chael Sonnen, both of whom achieved stardom in UFC. A match like this would easily generate interest from the mainstream media, especially all the major sports outlet. Baroni has been training at a wrestling school owned by D-Lo Brown.
July 31, 2015
Uhaa Nation has been given a new theme song to use in NXT, and it is interesting to note that it is a piece that was utilized on the very first episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on Destination America. Since that could be grounds for a lawsuit, someone might have made a mistake backstage. A change should be expected soon, as the legal department already has their hands full with lawsuits.
July 26, 2015
According to Jim Cornette, the reason why Kevin Owens is now finding major success in WWE is because he has changed his personality. The legendary manager stated that the former NXT champion was a bit difficult to deal with backstage throughout the majority of his career. Cornette stated that Owens refused to listen to management when he was on the independent wrestling circuit.
July 26, 2015
In a disturbing bit of news, WWE has dropped Hulk Hogan and removed all associations with the former world heavyweight champion. Something big is about to be revealed on Friday, and the early talk is that there is a video that surfaced of Hogan using racial comments towards black people. For public relations reasons, World Wrestling Entertainment cannot be associated with the legend, even if he is a major marketing asset for the company.
July 24, 2015
Since they were unable to come to an agreement with the big catch at this moment, GFW has decided to think outside of the box to find themselves a commentator for the upcoming television taping in Las Vegas. Cyrus Fees will be joining Chael Sonnen. His background as an announcer is in MMA, so it will be quite interesting to see how he does in professional wrestling.
July 17, 2015
During a recent podcast interview to promote Battleground, Seth Rollins decided to fire back at John Morrison, who feels that he is superior to the current WWE champion. Rollins stated that he has accomplished a lot more during his three year career with World Wrestling Entertainment than Morrison did during his entire stint with the promotion.
July 17, 2015
One of the longstanding misconception by the internet wrestling community is that Vince Russo was the man that killed WCW. During a recent interview, Ric Flair defended him a bit by stating that the company was already heading south by the time Russo took over as the lead writer. Flair also noted that there were many other reasons why the company died.
July 11, 2015
As of right now, WWE will no longer have the services one of the best writers in the history of the company. Brian Gewirtz has completely left the promotion and will now be working as an executive for a production company owned by Dwayne Johnson. Gewirtz was always the guy that Johnson requested whenever he made appearances for World Wrestling Entertainment.
July 9, 2015