One of the big reasons why John Cena is branching out away from WWE is because he wants to draw in new fans to professional wrestling. He feels that he has already drawn in as much of an audience as possible through traditional methods. Cena now wants to draw in fans by doing movies and television shows. The former world heavyweight champion still has no plans of leaving permanently.
November 27, 2015
Back in 1990, Jesse Ventura sued Vince McMahon for royalties on the home videos that he appeared on. During a recent interview, someone brought up the point that the WWE Network has changed things up a bit, which prompted Ventura to mention that he was going to be contacting his lawyers to see if his quarterly checks need to be adjusted. This is similar to the complaints that CM Punk had before leaving the company.
November 10, 2015
During a recent interview, Randy Orton stated that he does not have any plans on leaving WWE for Hollywood. He feels that it is a path that is very difficult to follow. Orton stated that Batista was one of the rare guys that broke through. The former world heavyweight champion also pointed out that Kurt Angle has been trying to break through and has only been given small parts that do not pay a whole lot of money.
November 2, 2015
Earlier in the month, Molly Holly stated that she was willing to do an induction ceremony if WWE wanted to give her the honors. Well, it looks like management has very little interest in that. While she is still much beloved by the internet wrestling community, her name value has dropped tremendously since leaving World Wrestling Entertainment. An induction is highly unlikely.
November 1, 2015
Last night, Batista had one of his biggest moments since leaving WWE for Hollywood. He was in England for the premiere of the new James Bond movie, where he plays a big villain. Alongside him was a familiar face to professional wrestling fans. Shane McMahon traveled from the United States to be there with his friend. That raises eyebrows since McMahon has avoided most things related to professional wrestling.
October 27, 2015
While on tour in Mexico, Chris Jericho revealed to fans that he was leaving WWE again. The former world heavyweight champion announced that he was taking off for a couple of weeks to do a tour of Europe with his band, Fozzy. As of right now, they have dates scheduled until the beginning of December. More dates could be added. The belief is that Jericho may make his return at the Royal Rumble.
October 19, 2015
Over the years, there have been many conflicting stories in regards to Shawn Michaels coming close to leaving WWE for WCW. Eric Bischoff discussed that topic during his podcast interview with Ric Flair. He denies that a job offer was ever put on the table for Michaels. Bischoff stated that he never really pursued Michaels all that hard because he just got the sense that Michaels was happy working where he was.
October 1, 2015
While there was some talk that he might be leaving the company after being dumped by Los Matadores on Monday Night Raw, we might not necessarily have seen the last of El Torito. He was booked during a live event in Huntsville over the weekend, where he came out and cost his former friends a triple threat tag team match. There is a very slight chance that WWE brings this story to television.
September 13, 2015