During a recent interview, Daniel Bryan echoed a sentiment that is shared by many within the internet wrestling community. He wants WWE to bring back the brand split. The former world heavyweight champion feels that the format enables performers a better chance at being pushed. Bryan stated that guys like Antonio Cesaro would benefit greatly from the return of the brand split.
July 31, 2015
When you consider that he has the total package as a wrestler, it is quite baffling that Wade Barrett has not been pushed into the main event scene for the past couple of years. Rumors have it that the reason why management is not fully behind him is because they are not happy with him being open about wanting to leave WWE in the near future. They are also concerned about him being a bit injury prone.
July 26, 2015
All three members of the Shield were trained by Tom Prichard, so when he speaks about them, he has a lot more insights than the fans do. The legendary trainer revealed recently that a major reason why Seth Rollins is being pushed more in WWE than Dean Ambrose is because the former is a much better backstage politician than the latter. Prichard was not being malicious with those comments.
July 26, 2015
In the power ranking, Adrian Neville is listed as the 11th hottest performer in WWE. In reality, though, he has been severely demoted since being given a slight push during his debut. The high flyer has been dropped down the ladder and is now working with the likes of Adam Rose, Bo Dallas, Stardust and Heath Slater. A main event push is highly unlikely at this point in time.
July 25, 2015
While no one in WWE wants to see one of their own being injured, there is a belief internally that the Tyson Kidd injury might end up inadvertently benefiting Antonio Cesaro. The front office has quietly given Cesaro a push past many of the mid card guys. He is now working the upper mid card. Many backstage feel that he should be given a chance in the main event scene.
July 20, 2015
While many people were under the assumption that WWE was going to revert to his real life character to capitalize on the fan sentiments towards the death of Dusty Rhodes, the second generation star came back as the Stardust character on Monday Night Raw this week. It has now been revealed that he refused to use the loss of his father as a springboard towards a push.
July 15, 2015
Long known as a staunch supporter of the group, Mick Foley has been pushing for WWE to collectively promote Sasha Banks, Bayley, Charlotte and Beckly Lynch to the main roster. He feels doing that would make more of an impact. Foley believes that the girls would simply be absorbed into the system if they were brought up individually.
July 12, 2015
Rumors are floating around now that there is some resentment towards Kevin Owens from the other wrestlers on the roster. The developmental wrestlers have backstage heat with him because he was promoted ahead of them and very quickly. Some main roster guys are upset because he was given an immediate push, which WWE doesn't usually do.
July 3, 2015
During a joint interview, Jim Ross and Shawn Michaels took the time to heap a good amount of praise towards Shelton Benjamin. In addition to saying that he was the best victim of the Sweet Chin Music ever, Michaels stated that it frustrated him that WWE never gave Benjamin the push that he deserved.
July 1, 2015
Earlier in the year, rumors popped up that Dolph Ziggler was going to leave WWE when his contract expired sometimes in 2015. The speculation is heating up again because Court Bauer, a former writer in the company, addressed the story. He stated that Ziggler could be following in the same path that John Morrison took. Morrison allowed his deal to expire because he was not getting a push.
June 20, 2015