When he initially signed on to do a podcast interview show for CBS Radio, Ric Flair was under the assumption that he was going to have a variety of guests, as the former world heavyweight champion has relationships with several athletes and celebrities. Executives, however, have instructed the Nature Boy to only bring in wrestling related guests.
July 4, 2015
In case you missed the latest episode of Impact Wrestling, Ethan Carter defeated Kurt Angle to become the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. The move has been a year in the making, and Kurt Angle was more than willing to put over the younger performer and create a new star for the company. Carter should have a lengthy reign ahead of him.
July 2, 2015
In case you're wondering what Lex Luger has been doing as of late, the former world heavyweight champion recently moved to North Carolina. He did so because he started up a non profit organization called World Wrestling Outreach. He and Nikita Koloff have partnered up to create wrestling events that raise funds for various community needs.
June 20, 2015
To the internet wrestling community, it was just another day when John Cena pointed to a cancer patient in the audience and told the kid to keep on fighting. That is because he helps children around the world on a near daily basis. However, the mainstream media isn't as familiar with the United States Heavyweight Champion, so a lot of outlets started covering the story, which brought in some free and welcomed publicity for WWE.
June 8, 2015
Even though we see him frequently on television with WWE, there is still a lot of members of the internet wrestling community that are unaware of the actual age of R Truth. He is a bit older than most people think. The former world heavyweight champion is 43 years of age, which puts him among the top of the roster when it comes to that figure. Retirement rumors spring up frequently, but Truth plans on being a performer for quite some time.
June 6, 2015
When it was revealed earlier that Samoa Joe had impressed WWE so much that they offered him a full time contract, the internet wrestling community began to wonder if that meant that he was going to be placed on the main roster immediately. Fans are going to have to wait a couple of months, as management needs the former world heavyweight champion to be the focal point of NXT, as star power on the developmental roster has dwindled a bit.
June 2, 2015
Back before he left WWE, CM Punk was praised by the internet wrestling community for being the guy backstage that provided the voice for the lower card performers. Darren Young confirmed that status during a recent interview. Young stated that when he first came out, Punk hugged him in front of everyone in catering and told him how proud he was. The former world heavyweight champion also told Young that he had his back against critics.
May 31, 2015
For the longest time now, the internet wrestling community have blamed Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo for the awkward and short lived heel turn that Goldberg did in WCW back in 2000. The former world heavyweight champion has now explained that the reason behind that was because he asked to do a face turn again. The motive behind that was because he came backstage and saw a young Make-A-Wish girl crying at his on screen antics.
May 26, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, WWE announced that Daniel Bryan was going to be making an appearance at the Elimination Chamber kickoff show. He will be interviewed by the Miz. That has led to a lot of speculation within the internet wrestling community about the former world heavyweight champion potentially announcing his return that night. The real reason why management is bringing him in is because his DVD is being released on Tuesday.
May 26, 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