After the big NXT event last night, Triple H held a meeting with the performers. He praised them for their performance on the show, as it went well above expectations. HHH also thanks the wrestlers for not leaking the Samoa Joe debut to the internet wrestling community. Generally, someone backstage is responsible for getting the word out to one of the various websites. This time, however, the company went above and beyond to keep it a secret.
May 21, 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
In order to prevent morale in her locker room from sinking, Dixie Carter decided to hold a meeting and addressed a very important issue. She told the TNA stars not to worry too much about online reports about Impact Wrestling. Carter stated that websites are not factoring in all the variables before publishing the numbers. She also stated that there were a lot more viewers than what is being reported by the various wrestling websites.
May 12, 2015
Rumors about nude images of Nikki Bella being in existence have popped up within the internet wrestling community again. This time, the culprit is a website called Break. They are luring in professional wrestling fans by making it seem like they have nude photos of the WWE diva on their website. Upon closer examination, they are simply images of other women. None of them are Nikki, and none of them will be.
April 8, 2015
Some more interesting news are coming from the camp of Vince Russo. He has officially decided to leave Pyro and Ballyhoo, a website where was the part owner. That has led to some confusion with those in the internet wrestling community, who do not understand how someone could leave something that they owned. The belief is that Russo and the other partners did not agree on the direction that the business venture was headed.
February 28, 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
Anyone that has been on a social media website over the last couple of days will already know about the incident involving Will Ferrell throwing a basketball at the face of a cheerleader. It was actually a scene that was being filmed for an upcoming comedy featuring the famous actor. For wrestling fans, this is of note because the woman portraying the character being assaulted is none other than TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell.
January 23, 2015
Those that keep up with social media already know that Mick Foley is constantly keeping up with his fans through various websites. However, the WWE legend will not be around as much for the next couple of months. That, of course, will lead to speculations by the internet wrestling community. Foley decided to curb some of the speculation by revealing that he is simply taking time off to focus on educating his two youngest children.
January 12, 2015
Sometimes in life, words get skewed and used against you. Jim Ross experienced that yet again this week when certain wrestling websites stated that he was bashing Roman Reigns during a recent blog entry. The former WWE commentator explained that he did not think that Reigns was ready to be a Wrestlemania main event performer at this point in time. Ross pointed out that there was still plenty of time for Reigns to become someone worthy of that spot.
December 21, 2014
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