Earlier in the week, Michael Hayes took to social media to promise WWE fans that there would be some surprises on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. After the telecast was over, angry fans told Hayes that he did not keep his words. The legendary member of the Fabulous Freebirds decided to issue a response by stating that he never said that it would be huge surprises. He never promised Steve Austin or The Rock.
April 17, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
Through social media, Wade Barrett revealed that he would be returning to England after WWE concludes their tour of Europe. He more than likely will be written off of Monday Night Raw so that he can return to his home country to film the movie Eliminators. No word yet on how long he will be on the set, but the front office should not have any problems with him being gone because he is not receiving a big push at the moment.
April 15, 2015
While management still has not made anything official just yet, the belief now is that they are leaning towards Michelle McCool being the host of the returning Total Divas series. They feel that nostalgic fans would love to see her being involved with WWE again. She would also be cheaper than someone like Maria Menounos, a person that would be a dream candidate because she would bring in mainstream media attention to the show.
April 14, 2015
Since he is still a well known and beloved figure in India, the majority of the country believed the Great Khali when he told the mainstream media there that he was going to be making his return to WWE soon. However, the former world heavyweight champion has softened up on that stance quite a bit in a new interview. He stated that he was really busy with his own wrestling school. He also revealed that he would not be at the next Wrestlemania.
April 14, 2015
A lot of the older wrestlers on the independent wrestling circuit like to tell fans that they are returning to WWE soon. Apparently, the Great Khali is one of those guys. He has been telling the mainstream media in India that he is returning to the promotion soon. However, representatives from the company are reportedly denying those rumors. They stated that they have no plans to bring the former world heavyweight champion back into the mix.
April 11, 2015
Through social media, Kevin Von Erich revealed that his sons will be heading to Orlando in May for NXT. Some are saying that the boys will be going in for tryouts, while others are saying that they have already secured deals with WWE. Since the family name still holds plenty of value, it wouldn't be all that difficult to believe that Ross Von Erich and Marshall Von Erich will be picked up in the developmental program.
April 9, 2015
Earlier in the year, it was reported that the Great Khali has been telling the mainstream media in India that he was returning to WWE soon. It is now being said that he has left his home country for the United States. While there is some skepticism about his intentions, the belief is that the company would welcome him back with open arms because of his value as a marketing asset. He would have to take a considerable pay cut, however.
April 9, 2015
When it comes to having celebrities being involved with their product, WWE absolutely loves it when Maria Menounos is available. Not only does she actually enjoy professional wrestling, but she also brings a good amount of mainstream media coverage. Management is hoping for her to be available for Summerslam, but reports have surfaced that she is either pregnant or trying to get pregnant, which might affect her availability.
April 6, 2015
Since they spent a lot of time in WCW tormenting one another, fans were a bit confused that the nWo would come out and save Sting. Scott Hall was asked about that from a fan through social media, and his response was that he had no comment. It is difficult for anyone involved with WWE to explain the logic behind that one. Hall did mention money as a factor, but that more than likely has to do with what his character is thinking.
April 6, 2015