Apparently, the folks at TMZ are much better at generating interest than they are at doing math. The tabloid website reported that John Cena squatted 600 pounds. The numbers were inaccurate, and the longtime WWE star took to social media to clear up the rumors. Cena stated that he was lifting closer to 396 pounds. The reason that he decided to respond to the story was because it was spreading around the internet wrestling community rather rapidly.
May 15, 2015
Before Adam Rose made his debut on the main roster in WWE, he spent four years as Leo Kruger in NXT. It was one of the more popular characters down in development. Now that ESPN has ran a documentary on Rose, several fans are yearning for the Kruger character to make a return. Rose found out about the demand, so he took to social media to drum up even more support from the fans, so that he can convince management to make the change.
May 7, 2015
The internet wrestling community has been going crazy with speculations after reports surfaced that Vince McMahon was going blind. It piques the interest because fans have long wondered about what WWE will be like once the CEO steps away. The source of the information, however, comes from an individual who attended the show and posted what he saw on a social media site. No other person has confirmed or reported such a thing.
May 5, 2015
Earlier in the week, Michelle Beadle took a stand against domestic abuse. She posted on social media that she would no longer be a fan of WWE because she feels that Triple H is overly loyal to Floyd Mayweather, who has spent time in jail for those crimes. Well, that move has brought a good amount of headaches to the ESPN host. A lot of people ended up bashing her for the move. It got to the point where she wrote a long letter to explain.
May 5, 2015
While talking about the abilities of Adrian Neville, JBL stated that Owen Hart was a high flying but not anything like this. Innocently, Booker T added to that by stating that Hart did not defy gravity, which is a term used frequently for Neville. That drew the ire of fans, who immediate took to social media to bash Booker, who ended up issuing an apology. WWE decided to take it a step further by removing the comments on the replay of Monday Night Raw.
April 28, 2015
Speculations are running wild after the internet wrestling community got a glimpse of what Bill DeMott had to say on social media. He stated that he had a big meeting today that will provide him with an update on his future. He also mentioned something about a comeback, which has sparked rumors that he might be returning to WWE very soon. The heat has died down on him already, so that possibility cannot be completely ruled out.
April 28, 2015
Those that follow the independent wrestling circuit closely have known for years that Sara Del Rey is one of the more talented female performers in the world. One of the smartest things that WWE has ever done is signing her to a contract to train their divas on the proper in ring techniques. Triple H has started a push recently to give her the recognition that she deserves. He has openly praised her in articles and through social media.
April 27, 2015
When Dolph Ziggler posted a vague message that hinted of his impending departure from WWE, that created quite a buzz with fans. He decided to do it again on Sunday morning. Ziggler posted through social media that he has been given bad gimmicks by the company in the past (caddie and cheerleader), but he overcame that and found success. He hinted that Extreme Rules might be the last pay per view that he works for the company.
April 26, 2015
The second developmental wrestler to be released by WWE is Tony Briggs, who told his fans through social media on Friday afternoon. He was very thankful of the company and had nothing but nice things to say about those that trained him and helped him. Briggs vowed to make it back to NXT some day, so there is a very good chance that he will pursue his opportunities on the independent wrestling circuit to prove is worth again.
April 24, 2015
In a sign that even the most talented athletes in the world might not make it in WWE, Denzel Freeman has been given his release from the company. He went on social media on Friday morning and revealed to fans that his contract had been terminated. The former amateur wrestler stated that he had a lot of fun in NXT, but it is now time for him to move on, which sounds like he might be completely done with the industry.
April 24, 2015