For whatever reasons, TMZ asked David Spade what his thoughts were on Ronda Rousey wanting to give professional wrestling a try. The actor stated that it would be a step backwards for the UFC star and was concerned that she would be injured in the ring. Rousey responded by defending the business. She stated that Spade was not a fan of professional wrestling, so he does not have a good understanding of how well prepared the performers are.
May 22, 2015
When the controversial Scott Hall finally cleaned himself, there were skeptics and rightfully so. He managed to keep himself sober long enough to where he started making believers out of doubters. The former Intercontinental Champion took a major step backwards over the weekend. TMZ reported that Hall was drunk at an independent wrestling show in New Jersey. There are videos of him being escorted out of the premises.
May 18, 2015
Apparently, the folks at TMZ are much better at generating interest than they are at doing math. The tabloid website reported that John Cena squatted 600 pounds. The numbers were inaccurate, and the longtime WWE star took to social media to clear up the rumors. Cena stated that he was lifting closer to 396 pounds. The reason that he decided to respond to the story was because it was spreading around the internet wrestling community rather rapidly.
May 15, 2015
You can rule out at least one potential second generation wrestler joining WWE. Goldberg told TMZ during an interview that he would never allow his son to work for the company. He stated that he purchase a wrestling promotion and have his son work there than to ever allow him to work in a company ran by Vince McMahon and Triple H. Irregardless, though, it appears that the 8 year old boy is leaning more towards an MMA career.
March 26, 2015
While hanging out with his wife, Maryse, in Hollywood on Wednesday night, The Miz was caught by a TMZ camera man, who proceeded to do a quick interview with him. As a way to generate some hype and attention for WWE, he stated that he was the greatest actor in wrestling history. He even stated that he was a better performer than The Rock, which should spark a reaction from fans who are under the assumption he was being serious.
February 19, 2015
Those that watched Smackdown this week have noticed that Wade Barrett has added a new wrinkle to gimmick. The WWE Intercontinental Champion has started doing a thing called the Bad News Zone, which is essentially a play on TMZ, the gossip website that routinely covers professional wrestling. There are talks that this could be a temporary thing, but as is usually the case with management, it all hinges upon the reaction from the audience.
February 6, 2015
TMZ caught up with Paige at the airport recently and did a quick interview with the WWE diva. It was rather interesting and somewhat bizarre, to say the least. She was asked about what the worst thing about being a woman is, and her response was quite candid. She stated that having menstrual periods made life a bit rough at times. The 22 year old then channeled her wrestling side by stating that the cramps sometimes help out in the ring.
January 25, 2015
More often than not, the majority of wrestling news remain exclusive to those that follow the industry closely. However, the reports about Jeff Hardy being serious injured during the taping of Lockdown, that has received some mainstream media attention. TMZ, which keeps a pretty close eye on WWE and TNA, picked up the story, and it has spread through social media. There are still talks that the injury is just a work.
January 12, 2015
Something that wrestling fans have been waiting years for, might finally be happening on Monday Night Raw tonight. Reports have surfaced that WWE will announce that Randy Savage is being inducted into their hall of fame during Wrestlemania weekend. Even mainstream sites such as TMZ have picked up on the story. As expected, the Macho Man will reportedly be the headline inductee, even though he is no longer alive to accept the honor.
January 12, 2015
When Rikishi recently called out Kim Kardashian, a celebrity who is well known for his physical attributes, to compete in a big booty competition, the former WWE star was doing so, in hopes of generating media attention for his wrestling promotion. It looks like he has pulled that off rather successfully, as TMZ gave him some free coverage. The well known gossip website wrote an article about the challenge, and they even posted the video.
December 16, 2014