Chael Sonnen is a good talker, loves professional wrestling and has name value from his career in UFC. Those three reasons are why expressed interest in signing him to a contract. However, the former MMA star has opted to join GFW instead. The announcement was made this morning that Sonnen would be joining the company and serving as an analyst. This deal has led to speculations that Global Force Wrestling is close to a television deal.
May 6, 2015
Since there are so many gullible wrestling fans out there that are willing to believe every single thing that he says, Hulk Hogan has a penchant for fabricating some of his stories. For example, he revealed during an interview this week that he was recruited to join the UFC when it was first founded. Campbell McLaren, the original founder, took to social media to deny the statement and flat out stated that Hogan was making things up.
May 4, 2015
Even though Dana White flat out stated that she would never be involved with professional wrestling again, Ronda Rousey remains a hot topic in WWE. The front office is going to hold on to the hope that they can somehow convince the president of UFC to allow it to happen. That is how valuable management thinks Ronda will be for the next Wrestlemania, which will take place at the palace known as the AT&T Stadium next year.
April 29, 2015
For whatever reasons, the internet wrestling community has long speculated that AJ Lee was pregnant. The speculation heated up even more once she shocked the world by retiring from WWE earlier this month. CM Punk was asked about that rumor during a convention this weekend, and he flat out denied that they were going to be having a baby. His focus right now is on training for his first UFC fight, so starting a family has to wait.
April 26, 2015
Ask any UFC fan, and they will more than likely have nothing but kind things to say about the legendary Georges St Pierre. After all, he was one of the biggest draws in MMA for a reason. He is now expressing interest in professional wrestling. GSP revealed to fans at a convention that he is definitely interested in making an appearance in WWE, something similar to what Ronda Rousey did at Wrestlemania. Management should be calling soon.
April 25, 2015
If you are one of those WWE fans that have been hoping that UFC clears Ronda Rousey so that she can finally work a match at Wrestlemania, then you might be out of luck. During a recent interview, Dana White flat out stated that Ronda has already done her last segment in professional wrestling. He understandably does not want to lose one of his biggest draws, especially since the company is lacking a bit in star power as of late.
April 25, 2015
An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015
When asked if he was open to a career in professional wrestling, Cain Velasquez said that it would be something that he might consider down the line. Right now, he is focused on his career in UFC. If Velasquez does choose to make the jump after retiring from MMA, the belief is that WWE would definitely be interested in someone with his level of name value. He has fought Brock Lesnar before, so that match would be a possibility.
April 18, 2015
When Ronda Rousey showed up at Summerslam, WWE knew that they wanted to put her in a match against Stephanie McMahon, as that would be one of the biggest draws for the company. However, Dana White is unlikely to allow a top level UFC draw to risk injury inside of a wrestling ring. That means that we will more than likely see Triple H and The Rock working a match where the two ladies would be in their respective corners.
April 8, 2015
A big obstacle for WWE in getting Ronda Rousey into the wrestling ring is the fact that Dana White and UFC will not clear her to perform. Some are noting that the promotion has done so for other fighters in the past, including the one where they allowed Josh Barnett to work a professional wrestling match in Japan last year. However, they are failing to take into considerations that Ronda is currently one of their biggest draws right now.
April 6, 2015