While he is no longer wrestling for TNA, Kurt Angle is not done in the ring. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to wrestle Rey Mysterio at a show in Phoenix, Arizona on March 20. Interestingly enough, former WWE stars Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn are booked to do an MMA fight that night as well. In addition to those two genres, there will also be a boxing match featuring Roy Jones Jr fighting a fan.
February 12, 2016
If you're one of those that fans that are hoping that Kazuchika Okada follows Shinsuke Nakamura to WWE, then you're out of luck. The reigning IWGP World Heavyweight Champion stated to a wrestling magazine in Japan that he will never sign with World Wrestling Entertainment. The move could be a public relations thing, however, as NJPW recently lost four of their biggest stars. The statement might have been made to appease concerned fans.
February 9, 2016
Once Monday Night Raw ended, WWE cameras continued to capture footage as most of the performers backstage came out to the ramp to show appreciation for Daniel Bryan, who announced his retirement this week. Chris Jericho was spotted wearing a Social Outcasts shirt, and the former world heavyweight champion has been receiving praise from the internet wrestling community for showing support to the new stable.
February 9, 2016
In a move that has been expected but still surprising, Daniel Bryan has announced that he is going to retire from professional wrestling. The former world heavyweight champion attempted to gain his release from WWE so that he can go wrestle on the independent wrestling circuit. However, Vince McMahon refused to let him out of his contract, which is similar to the situation that Rey Mysterio was stuck in not too long ago.
February 8, 2016
While he sits and waits to hear from WWE, Lex Luger is going to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. The former world heavyweight champion is also receiving the Frank Gotch award, which is given to performers to who bring a positive light to the professional wrestling industry with their work outside of the ring. Luger might some day still be inducted by World Wrestling Entertainment.
February 4, 2016
After days of sitting back and watching his real life fiancee have her name dragged through the mud by the internet wrestling community, Rusev has finally decided to speak up. The former United States Heavyweight Champion took to social media to deny that Lana has new backstage heat in WWE. He stated that websites are making up lies about her, so fans should be smarter by ignoring those unfounded allegations.
February 1, 2016
Since he was spotted wearing a cast over his arm, the internet wrestling community was quite curious as to how Sheamus was doing. Reports have now surfaced that the cast was simply a precaution. The former world heavyweight champion is dealing with tendon issues in one of his arms. WWE still has plans on using him on television, but he's not going to be very active because they don't want to risk not having him at Wrestlemania.
January 28, 2016
When AJ Styles made his surprising entrance at the Royal Rumble, the internet wrestling community was quick to criticize the theme song that WWE chose for the former world heavyweight champion. Reports have now surfaced that the inspiration behind the song is "Ain't No Sunshine" by rapper DMX. World Wrestling Entertainment wanted a gruff theme for Styles.
January 25, 2016
For those of you that are wondering, Christian is still under contract with WWE. The former world heavyweight champion has been sidelined for quite some time because of injury concerns, and there is a very good chance that he will never wrestle against for World Wrestling Entertainment. The man legally known as Jay Reso is still making money from the company but not nearly as much as it would be if he were actually on tour.
January 22, 2016
By now, most wrestling fans know that Kurt Angle will no longer be an in ring performer for TNA once his contract expires in a couple of weeks. However, reports have now surfaced that the former world heavyweight champion is in negotiations with the company on a new contract, which would see him being an ambassador for the promotion. Angle would also be working with younger performers and teaching them how to become a star.
January 22, 2016