While doing a stand up comedy show in Boston, Dolph Ziggler revealed to fans in the audience the reason why he chose to stay with WWE instead of leaving to pursue other options in the industry. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he wanted to finish his career with the company that gave him his start, which sounds like he is simply towing the company line.
June 28, 2015
During a recent interview, Bobby Lashley stated that a lot of professional wrestling fans are going to be mad when CM Punk makes his UFC debut and actually wins the fight. A lot of WWE fans are still upset with Punk for leaving, so they are being petty by rooting against him doing well in MMA. Lashley is well aware of this, so he is not afraid to speak out.
June 19, 2015
For those of you that have been wondering what Ryan Nemeth has been doing since leaving professional wrestling, the younger brother of Dolph Ziggler is now a personal fitness trainer. To help give himself even more credibility, Nemeth has been telling potential clients that he is a former WWE star. He is also said to be rather friendly to those that are not in good shape. Often times, people are intimidated by trainers.
May 26, 2015
One of the biggest names on the independent wrestling circuit is Chris Masters, and GFW has managed to snag him in. He was officially announced as a member of the roster today by Jeff Jarrett at a press conference in Las Vegas. Since leaving WWE, Masters has been able to maintain a busy schedule as promoters find him reliable and popular. He has also worked extensively overseas, something Global Force Wrestling values.
May 6, 2015
Even though he still has several years remaining as an in ring performer, Finn Balor is already looking ahead to life after the ring. He revealed that he would love to work in the front office for WWE after he retires as an active wrestler. Balor even mentioned that it would be nice to become the right hand man for Triple H, who might be in charge of the entire company a decade from now. Vince McMahon isn't leaving anytime soon, though.
May 1, 2015
As a sign of how desperately ROH wanted the Briscoes to stick around instead of leaving for WWE, there are rumors floating around right now that the front office has offered Jay Briscoe the lead booking position, which would enable him to keep he and his brother looking strong for this next portion of their careers. Combine that position of power with a higher salary than what the competition was offering, and you can understand why he stayed.
April 15, 2015
There is a strong feeling right now that Lilian Garcia is going to be leaving WWE soon. While she is said to still love the job and the fans, her primary focus nowadays is on her music career. That is more of a passion for her at the moment. The front office is said to be fine with that because she has put in years of work for them. Management has been grooming the likes of Brandi Rhodes and JoJo as potential replacements in the near future.
April 8, 2015
As many of you know by now, John Cena was the very first guest on the Chris Jericho podcast interview show that he is doing for WWE. His second guest is a rather interesting one as well. Jericho will be having a discussion with Vickie Guerrero on Wednesday. She will more than likely talk about what she has been doing since leaving the wrestling business. It will be interesting if Jericho asks about why she refused an offer to return.
April 7, 2015
After the shock of her retirement announcement wore down a bit, the internet wrestling community then began to speculate about the reason why AJ Lee was leaving her dream job in WWE so soon. One of the more discussed reasons was that the diminutive diva is pregnant. That appears to be unlikely, as the front office would never allow her to work at Wrestlemania and the following Monday Night Raw in that condition.
April 4, 2015