When he initially left WWE, Rey Mysterio was hoping to spend a couple of more years in the business. However, there are now talks that he is on the verge of retirement after the tragic accident that cost the life of Perro Aguayo in the ring. Mysterio is said to be filled with huge amount of grief and guilt even though he knows that it was not on purpose. The thought of being back in the ring might be too much for him at this point in time.
March 26, 2015
While no one outside of the company really knows when it will happen, Vince McMahon will eventually retire from WWE, either by choice or by nature. A power struggle of some sort is sure to ensue, but the belief is that Stephanie McMahon would take over after the retirement. The feeling is that she is being groomed for the spot by working with outside company as a brand ambassador. Leaving behind the creative front was another sign of that.
March 14, 2015
Since it was the first time that NXT held a live event outside of Florida, WWE decided to send a couple of their stars to help draw in the audience. The plan seemingly backfired. While the two of them worked what was said to be an above average match, the audience really laid into Big Show and Ryback. Some of the chants suggested that Show enter early retirement. Others chanted that The Big Guy was overly repetitive in the ring.
March 6, 2015
Those of you that have been keeping up closely with the feud between the two brothers, a rematch at Wrestlemania between Cody Rhodes and Goldust is currently in the works. There are now talks that a special stipulation could be added to bring even further interest from the audience. Rumors are stating that WWE could have this become a retirement match. While he has denied it publicly, the older Rhodes brother is expected to retire.
March 1, 2015
A lot of wrestlers end up staying in the business well beyond their time because they did not bother to make retirement plans while they were making big bucks. Seth Rollins definitely does not want to become one of those guys. He already has his plan in place. Despite working a very hectic schedule for WWE, Rollins is still quite involved in the wrestling school that started and owns in Illinois. He is frequently seen training wrestlers there himself.
February 26, 2015
Reports surfaced not too long ago that Goldust was heading towards retirement, with some stating that it could take place shortly after Wrestlemania. The veteran performer took to social media to deny the speculations and stated that he was not retiring just yet. All signs, however, are pointing to it being true. WWE has already started the story line where he and Cody Rhodes are slowly starting to break up. A retirement match between the two is possible.
February 4, 2015
Since he has been struggling with a variety injuries of the last couple of years, many believe that retirement might not be that far off for Mark Henry, who recently stated that the latest contract extension that he signed with WWE would be his last as an in ring performer. The speculations have caused some to wonder about the net worth of the former world heavyweight champion. According to Forbes magazine, Henry is worth approximately $4.5 million.
January 27, 2015
Even though a lot of fans do not watch NXT, WWE used it as a platform to take a jab at CM Punk. When Corey Graves announced his retirement during the kickoff show for Revolution, he heaped heavy praise on company doctors, stating that they were world class. Graves also stated that they did a tremendous job in identifying his health issues and coming up with a solution. That was viewed as a jab at Punk, who complained about the medical staff.
December 18, 2014