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
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