One of the most disappointed people in regards to the early retirement of Daniel Bryan from WWE was Shinsuke Nakamura. The two of them are very close friends. Nakamura flat out told the media in Japan that he was leaving the country and moving to the United States so that he can have an opportunity to work against Bryan. That was one of the biggest reasons why he was willing to walk away from New Japan and sign with World Wrestling Entertainment.
February 18, 2016
There was an Impact Wrestling taping on Thursday night, and Jeff Hardy worked a match like he said he would. The former world heavyweight champion defeated Tyrus by disqualification. Hardy did botch a top rope spot, and he sold a leg injury as he walked to the back after the match. During a recent podcast interview, Hardy told fans that he was going to wrestle in January despite needing another surgery to repair his knee injury.
January 8, 2016
Back in the summer of 2012, Kenny King allegedly walked away from a handshake deal with ROH in order to sign a contract with TNA. Jim Cornette has not forgotten that. During a recent interview, he called King the biggest liar in professional wrestling. The legendary manager also bashed King for being a stripper when he is not wrestling. Cornette was very much against Ring of Honor allowing King to make a return recently.
October 13, 2015
While much of the internet wrestling community is still emotional about the way that CM Punk walked out on WWE, Bret Hart has a different opinion. He completely agrees with how Punk did it. In fact, Hart seemed extremely proud of the former world heavyweight champion for doing that because he feels that Punk stood up for every performer backstage by willingly leaving in order to stand up for what he believes in.
September 3, 2015
Another of the lesser discussed Summerslam spoilers is the one involving the Intercontinental championship. Much of the internet wrestling community is not very interested in the match, even though the performers are putting on good efforts. Despite some concerns about him being injury prone, Ryback is expected to walk out of the pay per view as the titleholder.
August 21, 2015
While the company has tried their best to make us believe that a title change can take place at the pay per view, Seth Rollins is more than likely going to be walking away with the WWE Heavyweight Championship once Payback is over. Management is quite pleased with the reaction that he has been receiving from the audience. They are also glad that some members of the internet wrestling community are falling for the cowardly heel routine.
May 17, 2015
Some gals just need a little excitement in their lives. Since she did not want to live out of a luggage forever, Taylor Wilde decided to walk away from professional wrestling and start a new career. She wanted something that was a bit more invigorating and fulfilling than a typical job, so she enrolled in firefighting school. The former TNA Knockout has now graduated and has found herself a job as a full time firefighter.
March 12, 2015
During an interview with Great North Wrestling, Dan Severn revealed the interesting reason why he opted to walk away from WWE. He stated that management approached him about an idea where he would have the numbers 666 tattooed on his forehead. Severn would then have been utilized as a disciple of the Undertaker. For religious reasons, he refused. The front office then threatened to push him down the ladder, so he left the company.
March 8, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans have been speculating on the potential departure of AJ Lee from WWE. However, it should be noted that she is still under contract with the company. Unlike her husband, CM Punk, she does not want to walk away from the deal because she wants the door left open for a potential return. AJ is said to still be quite passionate about being a wrestler, so a comeback after an extended break remains a very big possibility.
February 5, 2015