Some further information has been revealed about the release of Solomon Crowe. Reports have now surfaced that the performer was the one that requested the release. The 28 year old finally decided to give up on his dream of being a WWE star when he realized that management had no plans on giving him much of a push in NXT. On the flip side, the front office felt that his heel turn generated little interest.
November 27, 2015
When the mainstream media picked up on the controversial Reid Flair story line that was done on Monday Night Raw, WWE was quick to react by stating that Charlotte was the one that pushed for her deceased brother to be thrown into the mix. However, close observers do not believe what management is trying to say, as Charlotte was obviously having a hard time trying to get through the promo.
November 27, 2015
When a member of the internet wrestling community threatens to give up on WWE, it is brushed off because those empty threats happen all the time. When a legendary performer like Mick Foley does it, though, then it becomes a serious thing. Through social media, the former world heavyweight champion stated that he was tired of watching a product that refuses to push the performers that he roots for.
November 24, 2015
As expected, WWE issued an official statement on the controversy segment that played out at the end of Monday Night Raw last week. The message was kept very basic and short, but management essentially stated that it was Charlotte that pushed for the mentioning of her dead brother by Paige. Those close to the diva are refuting that notion because they feel that it was not up to her.
November 19, 2015
Like many wrestling fans, Steve Austin is wondering why WWE is not pushing Antonio Cesaro better. During his latest podcast interview show, the former world heavyweight champion showered the Swiss Superman with praise. Austin feels that Cesaro will somehow be able to make himself a top star even if management does not get behind him and provide him with the tools that he needs.
November 18, 2015
During a recent interview, Rey Mysterio admitted that he was not ready for the role when WWE decided to put the world heavyweight championship around his waist. Management wanted to capitalize on the emotional sentiments from the audience due to the untimely death of Eddie Guerrero. They knew that Mysterio would be the most marketable asset in that scenario, so the trigger was pulled on his push.
November 14, 2015
Due to her recent actions on social media, there are rumors now that Sasha Banks feels slighted by Vince McMahon. She highlighted a comment from a fan that was critical of McMahon for not listening to the fans who have been chanting for Sasha to get her push on the main roster in WWE. Management has opted to go with Charlotte as the featured female performer at the moment.
November 11, 2015
On camera, WWE does a lot of things for cancer awareness. According to Rene Dupree, that passion does not extend to the performers backstage. He revealed that about a decade ago, he received some backstage heat because he asked for time off to tend to his mother, who was diagnosed with the disease. Dupree states that management hates when performers ask for time off, especially during a push.
October 27, 2015
Gambling isn't a very PG thing, but WWE has found a way to spin that around to fit their brand. The company has announced that they have signed a deal with the Texas Lottery to produce wrestling related scratch offs. Stephanie McMahon pushed the fact that proceeds from these games will be used to help fund the education system in the state. The promotion is designed to bring more attention to Wrestlemania, which is being held in Dallas.
October 20, 2015
Reports have surfaced that Erick Rowan is currently in Dallas right now. He is said to be backstage at Monday Night Raw. That means that there is a chance that management could have him making his return to television tonight. The belief is that WWE will have him rejoin the Wyatt Family stable, which added Braun Strowman during his injury absence. The stable would then be pushed as a centerpiece story line.
October 19, 2015