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
Earlier today, Dolph Ziggler posted a rather long and interest message through social media. He sounded quite disgruntled with how WWE has been treating him, a problem that he has faced in the past. He mentioned something about giving them five months to show him that he needs them. That has led to speculation that Ziggler has a contract set to expire later on this year. Management has pushed him a little, but he is stuck under a glass ceiling.
April 23, 2015
During a recent interview, Bret Hart was asked about his niece Natalya Neidhart. Not surprisingly, he stated that she has been the best diva in WWE for quite some time now. He also feels that the front office does not show enough respect to the female performers in the company. Hart echoes the statement of many on social media by saying that the girls should be allowed more in ring time so that they can show the fans what they can really do.
April 21, 2015
In a rather interesting situation, William Regal has been receiving threatening calls from someone at a hospital in Houston. They are suggesting that his family will be targeted. Regal interestingly enough posted all the information on social media and asked for help on there. The former WWE star has since contacted the police. No word yet on the status of the culprit, but Regal is taking some precautions to protect his loved ones.
April 20, 2015
While the divas in WWE have taken to social media to beg the front office for more of a chance to shine, TNA has decided to put together an episode of Impact Wrestling this Friday that will feature nothing but their beautiful and talented Knockouts. Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell will be featured in the main event championship match, while the rest of the show will put the spotlight on Angelina Love, Brooke Tessmacher, Gail Kim, Madison Rayne, and others.
April 20, 2015
Earlier in the week, Michael Hayes took to social media to promise WWE fans that there would be some surprises on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. After the telecast was over, angry fans told Hayes that he did not keep his words. The legendary member of the Fabulous Freebirds decided to issue a response by stating that he never said that it would be huge surprises. He never promised Steve Austin or The Rock.
April 17, 2015
Since the internet wrestling community is speculating about the backstage heat towards AJ Lee, WWE decided to do a little public relations work. The company decided to thank her by doing a tribute which consists of 100 of the best photos of career with them. They even included a popular hash tag that fans have been using to thank AJ on social media sites. The belief is that there is still some heat towards the former divas champion.
April 16, 2015
Through social media, Wade Barrett revealed that he would be returning to England after WWE concludes their tour of Europe. He more than likely will be written off of Monday Night Raw so that he can return to his home country to film the movie Eliminators. No word yet on how long he will be on the set, but the front office should not have any problems with him being gone because he is not receiving a big push at the moment.
April 15, 2015
Through social media, Kevin Von Erich revealed that his sons will be heading to Orlando in May for NXT. Some are saying that the boys will be going in for tryouts, while others are saying that they have already secured deals with WWE. Since the family name still holds plenty of value, it wouldn't be all that difficult to believe that Ross Von Erich and Marshall Von Erich will be picked up in the developmental program.
April 9, 2015