For someone that had been in the professional wrestling industry for so many years, CM Punk has been rather quiet in his quest to become a star in UFC. Mick Foley thinks that is fine because the former world heavyweight champion is focused on training at the moment. Foley feels that Punk will start being a promoter when he gets closer to his debut match.
July 10, 2015
During a recent interview, Bobby Lashley stated that a lot of professional wrestling fans are going to be mad when CM Punk makes his UFC debut and actually wins the fight. A lot of WWE fans are still upset with Punk for leaving, so they are being petty by rooting against him doing well in MMA. Lashley is well aware of this, so he is not afraid to speak out.
June 19, 2015
By now, most of you know that Chael Sonnen is going to be working with GFW when they start taping for television. The UFC star recently revealed how their business relationship came to be. He stated that Jim Ross was the person that put the two of them in contact with one another. Ross knew Sonnen was passionate about wrestling and very serious about joining the industry. Ross is also want to see Jarrett doing well with Global Force Wrestling.
May 22, 2015
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
Back when he was a free agent, Alberto Del Rio was fielding offers from several companies. One of those companies was UFC. The promotion really wanted the former world heavyweight champion to come in and do a couple of fights. However, Del Rio was forced to reject their offer because the two sides could not come to terms on money. He stated that he was doing so well in professional wrestling that it would be a pay cut to jump to MMA.
May 21, 2015
In addition to what he brings as a talker who is passionate about professional wrestling, one of the biggest reasons why GFW brought in Chael Sonnen as an announcer is because they are hoping that his name value from his UFC career would be an asset in their negotiations with a network. Jeff Jarrett has meticulously carved out a plan so that his Global Force Wrestling could get a television contract for the weekly taping that he is planning.
May 17, 2015
During a recent interview, we got a glimpse of what the future has in store for Ronda Rousey when it comes to WWE. She stated that a legend that she met backstage told her that you never really retire from professional wrestling. It appears that Rousey realizes that the best thing for her career is to remain with UFC and milk that cow for all it is worth. Her name value should still be high when she retires, so she can always call Stephanie McMahon then.
May 14, 2015
Even though Dana White publicly stated that she would never be back inside of a WWE ring, Ronda Rousey has still not given up on the idea. She stated during an interview that she is going to figure out a way for her to return to the world of professional wrestling. Rousey has long stated that she is interested in working an actual match. UFC will do everything in their power to keep on one of their biggest draws from jumping ship.
May 13, 2015
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