When asked about his opinions on Jimmy Snuka, Bob Backlund had some interesting things to say. Backlund stated that he never really liked Snuka because of how he handled himself outside of the ring. Backlund even stated that if Snuka was a decent human being, WWE would have put the heavyweight championship on him at one point in time. Snuka is currently on trial for murder.
October 29, 2015
Not being one to keep his opinions to himself, Bret Hart recently revealed his feelings towards Hulk Hogan. Hart stated that he doesn't remember Hogan being a racist when the two of them worked together, but he also feels that Hogan should stay away from WWE permanently. Hart then accuses Hogan of being happy that Roddy Piper died because it took a lot of the attention away from the racial controversy.
September 3, 2015
When asked for his opinions by the Sporting News, Frank Mir did not hesitate to say that he was disappointed that Brock Lesnar chose to stay with WWE instead of going back to UFC. The former world heavyweight champion felt that a rematch between the two would draw huge money for the promotion. Mir firmly states that he believes that Lesnar is quite the marketing asset for MMA.
July 15, 2015
During a recent interview, Bret Hart was asked for his opinions on Seth Rollins. The words were quite glowing. Hart stated that Rollins was one of the hardest workers in WWE. He even went as far as to say that Rollins was the one that brought his attention back to the company after the losses of CM Punk and Daniel Bryan.
June 19, 2015
During a recent interview, Curt Hawkins shared his opinions on Tough Enough, which is making a return this year. He stated that while it was a good television show, there really is no payoff in the end. Hawkins, who is now a trainer at a wrestling school that he owns and operates, stated that it is unfair for WWE to put these untrained performers in front of national television and expect them to be prepared after just three months of training.
May 14, 2015
Back when it was announced that the WWE Network was going to start being aired internationally, some in the internet wrestling community were absolutely certain that the company would rope in millions of subscribers. Vince McMahon was a bit more realistic, especially since he based his opinions on numbers and statistics. He announced earlier today that they have picked up a little less than 200,000 foreign subscribers. Numbers won't be much higher.
April 30, 2015
Now that he is no longer under contract to WWE, people want to know what CJ Parker thinks about Bill DeMott. During a recent interview, he shared his opinions. He stated that DeMott was one of the most passionate guys that he has met in the business. Parker stated that no one spent as much time at the performance center as DeMott did. He also stated that DeMott played a huge part in making NXT what it is today.
April 7, 2015
For whatever reasons, WWE has decided to replace Jerry Lawler with Eva Marie as the host of the hall of fame ceremony that is taking place at Wrestlemania. That has led to immediate backlash from the online wrestling community. Many voiced their opinions on social media that the red haired diva should not be hosting the event because they do not feel that she is worthy of the honor. A lot of them want Lawler back as the host.
March 26, 2015