When Triple H said that he wanted NXT to be something special, he was not kidding. His aggressive business tactics have caught the attention of the entire professional wrestling industry. Despite the brand losing money for WWE, a Takeover special for London has been announced. It will take place in December. The brand will also be doing six shows in various cities in England prior to that special.
August 27, 2015
This upcoming weekend will mark the WWE debut of Jushin Liger, who has signed a contract to work a match at the big NXT live event in Brooklyn. The legendary performer from Japan is sticking around for Summerslam, as it is being billed as a very big event. Liger likes to visit the United States, so this business deal has enabled him to stay in the country for about a week.
August 19, 2015
Even before Roman Reigns added fuel to the fire, there were rumors that WWE officials had internally discussed the possibility of The Rock making an appearance at Summerslam. It would provide the fans with at least another thing to pop for. He does do a lot of business in New York, so the possibility cannot be ruled out.
August 18, 2015
Thanks in large part to the success of his Arrow television show, Stephen Amell was already making a name for himself in Hollywood. By teaming up with WWE, he made a very wise business decision. The actor revealed that he received more fans because of his appearance. His social media followers have increased a bit since Monday Night Raw, which means that more wrestling fans are now following him.
August 14, 2015
For those that are still wondering if Triple H is the type of person to do what is best for business, his relationship with Billy Gunn should speak volumes. Gunn was heavily critical of HHH when he initially was forced out of WWE. He was very vocal about it and willingly discussed it with the public. The two of them have now made up because HHH knows that Gunn is very valuable to the company as a trainer.
August 13, 2015
The internet wrestling community absolutely loves to speculate, so it comes as no surprise that many are under the belief that Fandango is the one that made Rosa Mendes pregnant. Some are not able to differentiate between real life and on screen characters. Rosa has a boyfriend outside of the business. She should be taking her break from WWE very soon.
August 8, 2015
During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam revealed some rather interesting details about his business relationship with WWE. While he is not officially under contract as a performer, the former world heavyweight champion is not legally allowed to work for TNA or ROH because he has a merchandise deal. RVD states that he intends to make another return some day, but he is in no rush to do so at the moment.
July 31, 2015
It looks like the rumors about Layla El were true after all. She announced her retirement from WWE through the company's official website. She did an interview where she thanked everyone for the opportunity and stated that she enjoyed her nine years in the business. Layla wants to settle down, get married and start the next chapter in her life.
July 29, 2015
To further enhance their business relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger, two playable Terminator characters will be available in the upcoming WWE 2K16 for those that order the game before it is officially released. The characters are going to be based off of the cyborgs from the first two movies in the series.
July 27, 2015
Not lacking any confidence whatsoever, Virgil feels that he can still be relevant in professional wrestling, and he wants to prove it by teaching Sasha Banks the intricacies of the business. The man legally known as Mike Jones took to social media to offer his services to the diva, but it is unlikely that WWE will allow this to happen.
July 21, 2015