According to Jim Cornette, the reason why Kevin Owens is now finding major success in WWE is because he has changed his personality. The legendary manager stated that the former NXT champion was a bit difficult to deal with backstage throughout the majority of his career. Cornette stated that Owens refused to listen to management when he was on the independent wrestling circuit.
July 26, 2015
All three members of the Shield were trained by Tom Prichard, so when he speaks about them, he has a lot more insights than the fans do. The legendary trainer revealed recently that a major reason why Seth Rollins is being pushed more in WWE than Dean Ambrose is because the former is a much better backstage politician than the latter. Prichard was not being malicious with those comments.
July 26, 2015
Due to the fact that he has faced racism backstage in WWE before, a lot of people sought out Mark Henry to see how he feels about the latest fiasco involving Hulk Hogan. Henry felt that Hogan was a friend for years, but he was extremely hurt and disappointed to hear the words that came out of the Hulkster's mouth in the recently released audio tapes.
July 24, 2015
Since Hulk Hogan was forced out of the company, WWE needed someone to replace him. They're turning to the other legend backstage. Ric Flair has been pegged as the top candidate for the role. He will likely take over as a judge on Tough Enough this week. Flair is also most likely to replace Hogan when the company tours Australia in a couple of weeks.
July 24, 2015
While no one in WWE wants to see one of their own being injured, there is a belief internally that the Tyson Kidd injury might end up inadvertently benefiting Antonio Cesaro. The front office has quietly given Cesaro a push past many of the mid card guys. He is now working the upper mid card. Many backstage feel that he should be given a chance in the main event scene.
July 20, 2015
Reports recently surfaced that Jack Swagger had deleted his social media account, which quickly led to the internet wrestling community to speculate that he could be upset with his status within WWE. However, the certified account is still up and running. Swagger wants more of a role, but he has not been overtly expressing his displeasure backstage or anything.
July 17, 2015
A post on YouTube where Sasha Banks, Becky Lynch and Charlotte make the jump from NXT to WWE. The trio were brought to the ring when Stephanie McMahon revealed to the Monday Night Raw audience that she was going to be shaking up the divas division because Paige was the only one backstage that really showed any fire.
July 13, 2015