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    According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio, by way of Ringside News, Vince McMahon and WWE officials may have lost interest in Robert Roode. The superstar has been gone from television during the pandemic due to the travel ban between the United States and Canada, which seems like the most obvious reason for his absence. However, Meltzer revealed “that’s not really the problem” in regard to his hiatus. Meltzer described the situation as “one of those Vince things,” suggesting that the chairman of the company is no longer keen on the former NXT Champion. McMahon reportedly has a tendency to give up on superstars, and Roode’s name could have been added to a list that includes many other...
     FORMER WWE star Ryback has claimed his old company and the world will be a better place when Vince McMahon dies. The 38-year-old spent 12 years working for the billionaire after starting out on WWE’s Tough Enough. 4Former WWE star Ryback has delivered a scathing attack on his old boss He went on to enjoy some success on the main roster, with the ‘Big Guy’ even enjoying a run as Intercontinental Champion before his departure in 2016. After working on the independent scene, Ryback has been a big critic of WWE on his social media channels in recent years. However, he has stepped that up a notch by labelling his former boss McMahon, 75, as a “piece of s***’ and...
    IT emerged earlier this week that Stephanie McMahon had decided to cash in on a large number of her WWE shares. The ‘Billionaire Princess’, now called Stephanie McMahon-Levesque following her marriage to Triple H, is the daughter of the company’s legendary CEO Vince McMahon. 6Vince McMahon is still the main man when it comes to running WWE 6Daughter Stephanie McMahon and her husband Triple H have both recently sold some of their shares in WWE She has performed the role of Chief Brand Officer and still appears on-screen as part of her authority character. However, the 44-year-old has opted to sell 43 per cent of her stock in the business for £1.73million. That comes a month after her husband ‘The...
    STEPHANIE MCMAHON has launched a passionate defence of dad Vince by claiming he does listen to WWE's fans. The Billionaire Princess revealed the company’s legendary CEO is constantly looking for ways to improve the world of wrestling. 2Vince McMahon does listen to WWE fans according to daughter StephanieCredit: WWE WWE supremo Vince, 75, has built a multi-billion pound empire through a mind-boggling commitment to work. The 75-year-old had a monopoly on wrestling in America for decades after buying out rivals WCW and ECW until the recent birth of AEW. However Vince, who still runs WWE day-to-day in his dual roles of chairman and CEO, has often come under fire from fans for ignoring his audience. That often included refusing to...
    Report: Stone, McCary secretly married Two police officers shot amid Louisville protests over Breonna Taylor ruling Trevor Bauer does Vince McMahon strut after strikeout Trevor Bauer delivered a brilliant performance for the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday, and he brought out the swag. © Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Trevor Bauer might be a better at strutting than he is at pitching. Bauer pitched eight innings during the Reds’ 6-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. He allowed one run on four hits and struck out 12 in an impressive performance. Bauer was oozing confidence during his outing. After he struck out Christian Yelich to end the top of the eighth, he did the strut popularized by Vince McMahon (and later copied...
    WWE legend Jeff Hardy has revealed his plans for after retirement. The Charismatic Enigma has enjoyed an epic career inside the ring since his debut 28 years ago. 3Jeff Hardy has revealed his plans for after WWE retirementCredit: Getty However, the 43-year-old has suffered a number of well-documented problems away from the squared-circle with alcohol and drugs. Now aged 43, he recently signed a new deal with WWE despite his brother Matt deciding to leave for rival promotion All Elite Wrestling earlier this summer. Hardy is currently the reigning Intercontinental Champion on SmackDown and looks to be back on top of his game after shooting to stardom with his daredevil antics as part of the Hardy Boyz in the 90s...
    STEPHANIE MCMAHON has sold 43 per cent of her WWE stock. The Billionaire Princess, now called Stephanie McMahon-Levesque following her marriage to Triple H, is the daughter of the company’s legendary CEO Vince McMahon. 4Stephanie McMahon has sold over 40 per cent of her stock in her father Vince McMahon's WWECredit: WWE She has performed the role of Chief Brand Officer and still appears on-screen as part of her authority character. However, the 43-year-old has now decided to cash-in on some of her stock for £1.73million. According to SEC filings made on Monday, Stephanie sold 57,573 shares of “Class A” WWE stock at $39.18 a share for a total of $2,255,710.14. She still owns 76,234 “Class A” shares, with WWE’s...
    Citing Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Sportskeeda has revealed that Vince McMahon has big plans for Peyton Royce and Bianca Belair. The WWE chairman supposedly carries around a list featuring performers he wants to push, and those superstars are the top two female stars on it at the moment. As The Inquisitr previously reported, both of these superstars were among the names that McMahon mentioned as top prospects during a recent investors call. While it was believed that the chairman had forgotten about them since then, that doesn’t appear to be the case any more. This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw seemingly saw those pushes take effect. As the report highlighted, vignettes aired for Belair that highlighted...
    Perhaps the most infamous event in the history of WWE was the Montreal Screwjob. Now referred to as the “Montreal Incident”, the moment stood as a defining one for the course of professional wrestling, and Bret Hart came off as a victim in the crime. Nearly 30 years later, and truths surrounding the incident are still surfacing. One of the most talked-about moments of the night came when Hart, furious with Vince McMahon, punched the Chairman straight in the face. Although there is a lot of different versions of the story told, Brett Hart himself settles the debate. The former WWF Champion spoke with Dark side of the Ring and explained the moment clearly. “I think I knew...
    VINCE McMahon may own the biggest wrestling company in the world, but he's also the proud owner of some of the most luxurious vehicles on the market. At 75 years old, McMahon has transcended the WWE into a global network that broadcasts in more than 180 countries while having some of the best wrestlers under contract. 7WWE Chairman Vince McMahon has a net worth of $1.7billion and has an impressive car collection for a 75-year-old With a net worth of $1.7billion, McMahon has used a sliver of his income to buy himself some fancy toys, worth more than $1million. Bentley Continental GT Super-sport McMahon’s Bentley Continental maintains its classic and sleek look despite being the Super Sport edition that runs...
    VINCE MCMAHON reportedly hated one match on SmackDown so much he wanted to axe it during a commercial break. One half of the tag team champions Cesaro, who holds the belts with Shinsuke Nakamura, took on the Lucha House Party’s Gran Metalik. 4Cesaro and Gran Metalik's match on SmackDown was hated by WWE's boss 4Vince McMahon reportedly hated it and wanted to end it earlyCredit: Getty The Swiss Superman secured the win after hitting his trademark Neutralizer. However, Ringside News claims WWE’s billionaire boss McMahon was not a fan of the action at all. And he disliked what he was seeing that much he wanted to cut the end of the match well ahead of time. They claim McMahon began...
    According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, by way of Ringside News, Vince McMahon has reportedly forgotten about Bianca Belair and Peyton Royce. The news comes after recent reports which stated that the WWE chairman was high on both superstars and wanted to give them significant pushes on Monday Night Raw in the near future. As The Inquisitr reported back in August, McMahon spoke highly of Belair and Royce during an investors call. At the time, he was supposedly keen on giving opportunities to fresh superstars in an effort to boost the company’s low ratings. They were both set to feature heavily in the women’s division along with Bayley. While Bayley is currently a champion, Belair and Royce...
    FOR MANY WWE fans, the Attitude Era of the late 1990s and early 2000s is still the greatest time in wrestling history. Led by the beer-drinking, finger-flipping Stone Cold Steve Austin, WWE was more outrageous and extreme than ever before or since. 6Steve Austin was one of the biggest stars in WWE's Attitude EraCredit: WWE 6The beer bath he dished out to the Corporation was one of the most iconic moments in WWE history WWE was also locked in a bitter ratings battle with rival promotion WCW – dubbed the "Monday Night War" – which led to wild and unpredictable moments almost every week in WWE. With WWE's Attitude about to be celebrated in a 9-disc DVD box set –...
    RECENTLY departed WWE favourite Renee Young has revealed her bizarre first encounter with Vince McMahon. The 34-year-old star worked for McMahon since 2012 but left the company after last month’s SummerSlam. 5Renee Young has revealed her bizarre first encounter with Vince McMahonCredit: Instagram / @reneeyoungwwe 5The billionaire employed the former announcer for eight years until she left after last month's SummerSlamCredit: Getty Now she is no longer employed by the billionaire, Young is able to talk more freely about her time in WWE. And during an appearance on the Sunday Night Main Event podcast, she recounted a “weird” tale about meeting her old boss for the first time. Young said: “We were in Hershey, Pennsylvania, I was brought in to...
    WWE legend Shane McMahon insists he “still has a few” matches in the tank as he denied he had retired from wrestling. The 50-year-old daredevil has not competed since October 2019 when he lost a ladder match to Kevin Owens. 1Shane McMahon says he has not retired from wrestling and still has plenty left Now the Prodigal Son, whose father is WWE CEO Vince McMahon, is back on TV each week as host of the new Raw Underground. McMahon was a guest on the latest edition of the Corey Graves After The Bell podcast. After discussing how his comeback to WWE in 2016 occurred following a seven-year absence, talk ventured to his in-ring career. Shane-O Mac was then asked directly...
    RICOCHET has blasted reports he is set to snub a new contract and leave WWE. The 31-year-old joined Vince McMahon’s company in 2018 and debuted in NXT. 3Ricochet could reportedly be set to leave WWE once his contract expiresCredit: WWE He signed a three-year contract with WWE when joining them, a deal that expires early next year. Reports have emerged online that the former US Champion has grown disillusioned and will refuse to re-sign an extension. However, Ricochet has moved to quickly kill any speculation over his future with a fierce tweet blasting the rumours as lies. He wrote: “But seriously, where the hell did these rumors start? I’ve never said once that I am leaving. To anyone! So for...
    VINCE MCMAHON is reportedly offering new WWE stars salaries “way, way below” the figures he was last year. The company is feeling the pinch of the coronavirus pandemic due to the loss of live crowds and house shows. 3Vince McMahon (right), pictured with Triple H, is offering new talents much less money Credit: Getty That led to the billionaire boss McMahon laying off a large number of both in-ring and backstage talents in a huge April staff cut. Now Fightful Select claims that WWE is not offering new contracts to wrestlers who have recently moved from NXT to Raw or SmackDown. They have allegedly been told they would enter discussions over new deals and pay soon, but those talks are...
    DANIEL CORMIER has revealed he is in talks with WWE as he outlined his plan for a dream match with Roman Reigns. The 41-year-old MMA legend retired from the octagon after losing via decision in his trilogy fight with Stipe Miocic last month at UFC 252. 4Daniel Cormier has teased a huge WWE switchCredit: Getty 4DC wants a dream fight with Roman Reigns after holding talks to join Vince McMahon's companyCredit: WWE Now he could potentially return to the grappling game inside the wrestling ring. And the former UFC heavyweight champion appears to already know what storyline he wants to play out so he can battle WWE’s Universal Title holder Reigns. Speaking to Sports Illustrated over rumours about the switch,...
    FOR more than 40 years, WWE has had fans on the edge of their seats with staggering plot twists and sensational match-ups. Some of the most shocking moments include when Brock Lesnar did the unthinkable and defeated the Undertaker at WrestleMania and when Vince McMahon introduced his Monday Night War rival Eric Bischoff on Raw. 13The Invasion story line stunned viewers when Shane McMahon bought WCWCredit: YouTube Here's our list of the top 10 most shocking moments in WWE history. 10: Shane McMahon buys WCW The Invasion storyline in 2001 was a wrestling spectator's dream - although it didn’t exactly play out the way fans thought it would. During the 1990s, Vince McMahon faced stiff competition with World Championship Wrestling...
    WWE chief Vince McMahon does not see Angel Garza and Andrade as top stars of the future. Zelina Vega parted ways with the pair during this week's episode of RAW. 2Angel Garza and Andrade have split from Zelina Vega (centre) Vega said "I can't do this anymore" before she walked away from Garza and Andrade. The pair look set to fall down the WWE pecking order as McMahon doesn't "see a lot in them". Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, journalist Dave Meltzer revealed: "When Heyman got replaced, I was kind of told Aleister Black and Andrade were two guys that were going to be in trouble. "Vince doesn't necessarily see a lot in them compared to what...
    As documented by WrestlingNews.co, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Radio revealed that Vince McMahon doesn’t view Andrade and Angel Garza as main event superstars in WWE. Zelina Vega, the duo’s manager, parted ways with the superstars on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. She is set to feud with Asuka for the brand’s Women’s Championship, which could mean that Andrade and Garza become afterthoughts moving forward. According to Meltzer, McMahon hasn’t been high on the superstars for quite some time. The journalist stated that Paul Heyman was a fan of both performers, but now that he doesn’t have any creative input regarding storylines, they could fall down the card. “I was kind of told…Aleister Black and Andrade were...
    WWE have released footage of a touching embrace between Vince McMahon and Dominik Mysterio. The son of the legendary Rey Mysterio had his first-ever match last month at SummerSlam against Seth Rollins at the age of just 23. 4WWE have released footage of a touching moment between Vince McMahon and Dominik MysterioCredit: WWE Vince McMahon’s words for @35_Dominik after his match with Seth Rollins at SummerSlam “You should be very, very proud of yourself.” #WWEDayOf pic.twitter.com/V8jtCUKBic— frank | #MFFL (@TheNextBlGThing) September 13, 2020 Despite losing to the Monday Night Messiah, the youngster impressed everyone with his abilities inside the ring. He has continued to receive a big push since then, including a brutal Steel Cage bout with Rollins again on...
    WWE fans were left irate after last night’s title match between Asuka and Mickie James ended in a huge botch. The legendary James, 41, took on the champion live on Monday Night Raw. 4WWE fans were left fuming after what appeared to be a botched finish to the Mickie James vs Asuka match 4Asuka retained her Raw Women’s Championship in controversial fashion The duo produced a brilliant encounter that was perfectly set-up for an exciting climax only for what appeared to be a huge error from the referee to end it in farcical circumstances. The 38-year-old title holder locked her opponent into the Asuka lock. Mickie managed to roll out of it and almost converted her counter into a pin...
    According to a new report, WWE chairman Vince McMahon had plans of banning his wrestlers from engaging with “outside third parties,” even before the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. Quoting this week’s edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Ringside News wrote on Friday morning that McMahon already saw agreements between superstars and outside companies as a problem “dating back months.” The report added that the WWE boss “wanted to put a stop to everything” as early as then, only for the COVID-19 crisis to escalate and force him to put his plans on hold. “He had talked a few times about it and never pulled the trigger.” As pointed out by Ringside News, the pandemic allowed a number of WWE...
    VINCE MCMAHON’S long-term “stooge” Gerald Brisco has revealed he has been axed by WWE after 36 years service. The 73-year-old earned legendary status alongside his brother Jack back during his in-ring days. 5Gerald Brisco has been released by WWE after 36 years with the company But he became a familiar face on WWE TV back in the Attitude Era as he and fellow icon Pat Patterson became the billionaire owner’s hilarity henchman during his wars with Stone Cold Steve Austin. Brisco began his backstage role with WWE in 1985 but was furloughed earlier in the year as a cost-cutting measure amid the coronavirus outbreak. Now he has broken the news on social media that his time with the company is...
    FORMER WWE star Rusev has become the latest ex-Vince McMahon employee to join ALL Elite Wrestling. The three-time US Champion, real name Miroslav Barnyashev, made his shock debut for the rival promotion on Dynamite last night. 4Former WWE star Rusev has debuted on All Elite WrestlingCredit: AEW 4AEW confirmed his arrival moments after his shock bow on Dynamite After joining WWE in 2010, he spent a decade with the company until he was axed along with a host of others in April due to cost-cutting measures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. But despite his wife Lana still starring for McMahon on Monday Night Raw, he has now agreed a deal with AEW. Debuting as Miro, he was introduced to the...
    BILLIONAIRE Vince McMahon has fallen off the list of the richest Americans after a disastrous 2020. The WWE boss is still worth $1.8billion (£1.4bn) but failed to make the Forbes 400 list of the richest US citizens. 2WWE boss McMahon has failed to make the Forbes 400Credit: Getty Images - Getty Shares of the 75-year-old's media and live events company slid a whopping 30 per cent in the seven months of the year, say Forbes. McMahon also spent some $200m (£154m) to relaunch XFL as a direct competitor to the NFL. But the coronavirus pandemic forced the company to cancel its season in March and just weeks later it filed for bankruptcy. McMahon has called some tough shots in WWE...
    WWE star Billie Kay may be let go from the franchise after the break-up of The IIconics. The Aussie performer has long partnered up with pal Peyton Royce in a tag-team duo that joined NXT in 2015. 2Billie Kay is set to go it alone after the end of The IIconics The IIconics only debuted in SmackDown in 2018 after impressing on NXT, switching to RAW last year. However, their partnership was forced to end following a defeat to The Riott Squad, leaving fans speculating over each wrestlers' futures. With Royce reportedly set for a starring role in coming months, Kay may be getting the boot from WWE. Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer said, via Sportskeeda: "It’s very clear...
    WWE are reportedly set to shake things up by making fan favourite Keith Lee heel. The 35-year-old is gunning for revenge against Drew McIntyre after he disrupted his fight against Randy Orton. 3Former NXT champion Keith Lee could make a surprise appearance at the Clash of Champions WrestlingNews.co claim a plot-twist will see Lee heel, meaning he will go from the good guy to the bad guy, ahead of his showdown against McIntyre. They confirmed: "We were told that at some point, the plan is to turn him heel to feud with the top babyface over the WWE championship." Lee was left infuriated after McIntyre disrupted his bout against Orton. After the fight, he said: "Listen,...
    AJ STYLES has sparked fear amongst WWE fans again that the days of seeing him perform could be numbered by admitting he “wants to retire”. The 43-year-old signed a new long-term deal with Vince McMahon’s company just last year to tie him down until 2024. 3Wrestling fans may not get to watch AJ Styles perform for much longer However, he already declared after penning that contract it would be the final one of his in-ring career. Styles, real name Allen Jones, has recently got to spend a lot more time at home instead of being on the road non-stop with WWE’s hectic schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic,  And it seems to have got the Phenomenal One thinking even more...
    WWE legend Rey Mysterio reportedly turned down a huge offer from All Elite Wrestling. The luchador, 45, was written off TV recently after his eye was extracted by Seth Rollins during a brutal Extreme Rules match. 5Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik are being rewarded for the icon snubbing AEWCredit: WWE 5Vince McMahon is currently giving the legend's son a huge push on RawCredit: WWE He was widely-reported to be working on a pay-per-appearance basis for WWE after his contract expired earlier in the year. That means he could legally have jumped ship to the Tony Khan-backed rival promotion AEW, following in the footsteps of Jon Moxley, Matt Hardy and Brodie Lee. However, he and his family are now being...
    In a recent interview with Sportskeeda, former WWE superstar Ken Anderson — who competed as Mr. Kennedy in the promotion — revealed the advice that Vince McMahon gave him early on in his career. According to Anderson, the chairman told him not to be funny and entertaining if he wanted to become a big star in the company. Anderson recalled how McMahon said “funny doesn’t draw money” and discouraged him from being so over-the-top and entertaining with his promos. However, Anderson didn’t agree with McMahon’s point of view and brought up how The Rock became a megastar because of his humor. However, McMahon then noted that even The Rock suffered as a result of his comedic persona. This is because...
    According to Ringside News, WWE chairman Vince McMahon reportedly didn’t read the script for this week’s Monday Night Raw until right before the episode was set to go live. The report stated that the performers were pitched ideas from the writers before the chairman signed off. However, it took until 6.30 PM to get three matches confirmed for the program. This is also the reason why the promotion didn’t promote many matches prior to the show airing on the USA Network. While some bouts were confirmed later on in the day, the company was tight-lipped about plans for the most part. It also meant that the superstars didn’t have enough time to offer feedback in regard to their storylines and...
    During the latest episode of the Saturday Night Special, by way of Sportskeeda, Chris Jericho weighed in on the possibility of AEW signing Brock Lesnar. According to the veteran, it’s unlikely as Vince McMahon won’t let “The Beast Incarnate” sign for a rival without offering him a better deal first. “[Even] if you offered Brock a 100 ‘squllion’ dollars, you know, Vince has 200 ‘squillion’ dollars in the bank. I don’t think he’s going to just let Brock leave to come to AEW. And I don’t think he will let Brock go to UFC either. That’s the game that they play and they’re both very smart businessmen.” It is believed that Lesnar is trying to start a bidding war to...
    VINCE McMahon will no longer allow WWE wrestlers to "engage with outside third parties," which includes platforms like Cameo and Twitch. The wrestling boss reportedly held a call with talent last Sunday about the reinvention of the brand, and during the chat it was said that WWE owns the real names of talent, not just their stage names. 6Vince McMahon has banned WWE stars from "engaging with outside third parties" like Cameo and TwitchCredit: Getty Images - Getty McMahon followed up by sending a letter on Thursday stating it was important to promote and protect the brand however possible, according to Wrestling Inc. Wrestlers have 30 days to stop using third-party platforms, McMahon said. "Some of you are engaged with...
    On Friday, The Inquisitr reported that Vince McMahon has banned WWE superstars from engaging in third-party platforms. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, by way of Sportskeeda, Lana’s Instagram posts reportedly led to the decision. The report stated that Lana’s Bang Energy drink commercials that have filled her social media account in recent weeks were the “straw that broke the camels back.” Meltzer’s words suggested that officials weren’t happy with performers’ third-party ventures before then, but Lana’s advertisements prompted them to finally take action and instate the controversial edict. The commercials in question featured Lana promoting the drink and dancing. She wore bikinis in some of the videos, so it’s possible that officials have deemed the content...
    Vince McMahon dropped a bombshell on his employees earlier tonight. As per the latest dictate of the boss, WWE Superstars will have to stop all kinds of engagement with third parties. Before we delve into the details of this absurd move, we want to let you know that reactions have already started pouring in. CM Punk and Renee Young are among those who have taken shots at the company. To get a little context, let’s understand what third parties means here. Many WWE Superstars own and operate their own YouTube channels, Twitch streams, and Cameo accounts. Reading through the fine print, Wrestling Inc. reports that these will have to be stopped. Furthermore, talent only has a 30 day window to...
    According to Wrestling Inc, Vince McMahon has issued an edict that could upset several WWE employees. In a letter sent out to the roster this week, the chairman revealed that the talent is prohibited from engaging with “outside third parties.” This presumably includes platforms such as Twitch, YouTube and Cameo. McMahon’s reason for the new rules is due to him wanting to protect the company brand as it enters a new era. The report stated that McMahon sent out a letter informing the talent that they have 30 days to part ways with these platforms before any action is taken. “Some of you are engaged with outside third parties using your name and likeness in ways that are detrimental to...
    In a recent podcast appearance, Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler of FTR — who were previously known in WWE as Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder of The Revival — opened up about their final meeting with chairman Vince McMahon and how he supposedly apologized to them for the company’s creative issues. On Thursday, both FTR members appeared on Excuse Me: The Vickie Guerrero Show, where they discussed various topics regarding their time in WWE and their current stint in AEW. As quoted by Wrestling Inc., Guerrero complained about how hard it was for her to get her ideas through to McMahon, noting that there’s “something seriously wrong” with a system of communication where performers have to “go through so many...
    WWE may have changed forever thanks to the coronavirus with Vince McMahon reportedly considering cutting the number of live shows. The outbreak of Covid-19 forced the billionaire to abruptly change things due to the lack of fans being unable to attend. 3Vince McMahon is reportedly cutting the number of live WWE showsCredit: WWE A host of superstars were let go back in April, including the legendary Kurt Angle, as part of cost-cutting measures. Now more changes are alleged to be in the offing, with WWE’s demanding touring schedule that takes them across the globe all year round set to dramatically cut back. According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, talks within WWE have already taken place to permanently cut...
    WWE legend Chris Jericho has admitted that Brock Lesnar is not interested in a switch to AEW. The Beast is thought to be a free agent after failing to agree terms on an extension to his contract with Vince McMahon's company. 2Brock Lesnar is thought to be a free agent after his contract expired with Vince McMahonCredit: Getty Images - Getty Le Champion admitted his former WWE colleague is not a good fit to join him in AEW The 43-year-old has not competed inside the ring since WrestleMania 36 in April when he lost the WWE Title to Drew McIntyre. Jericho meanwhile has proved influential in convincing several of his former colleagues - including Jon Moxley and Brodie Lee -...
    WWE star Braun Strowman has revealed how a “father son” chat with Vince McMahon stopped him from contemplating suicide. The Monster Among Men, 36, is one of the most physically imposing wrestlers ever to compete in the ring. And he has enjoyed a fine 2020 so far, winning the Universal Title for the first time when he defeated Goldberg at WrestleMania in April. However, the 6-foot-8, 385-pound powerhouse, who lost his title to Bray Wyatt at SummerSlam, faced his biggest battle away from the ring. On a recent episode of WWE Chronicle, he opened up about how he was contemplating killing himself in 2019 after growing disillusioned with his work. “I got to the point where I was on the...
    According to TalkSport, Vince McMahon is very high on Keith Lee and has plans to give the superstar a significant push on the main roster. The WWE Monday Night Raw newcomer defeated Randy Orton at last night’s Payback pay-per-view, and it looks set to have been a star-making performance for the former NXT Champion. According to one of the outlet’s sources, McMahon tasked the veteran with making the hopeful look good in the match. They also noted that Lee picking up the victory was no small feat, given that “The Viper” has received his own push in recent months. “Imagine how high Vince has to be on someone to have Randy Orton put them over clean as a whistle. Orton,...
    WWE boss Vince McMahon initially refused to meet The Undertaker because he thought the future legend was "just a tall basketball player". Taker - real name Mark Calaway - would go on to become McMahon's favourite star. 3WWE boss Vince McMahon initially refused to meet The Undertaker in 1990 3McMahon believed Taker was 'just a tall basketball player' But months before his 1990 debut, while the 6ft 10in Phenom wrestled for WCW, he failed to impress McMahon. WWE  Executive Director Bruce Prichard revealed after Taker wrestled Lex Luger at the Great American Bash, McMahon cancelled a meeting with the Deadman. Prichard said on his Something to Wrestle podcast: 'Taker had a dislocated hip, but he worked the...
    As documented by Sportskeeda, Miro — formerly Rusev in WWE — took to Twitter on Sunday and shared his real thoughts about the company and its chairman Vince McMahon. Responding to fans in a Q&A session, the former United States Champion revealed that he holds no ill will or resentment toward the promotion or its owner. He even expressed his gratitude to them for giving him a platform to live his “dream.” Miro met his wife, Lana, because of WWE and he became a household name. Despite not receiving the push many of his supporters felt he deserved, he also won some championships and got to wrestle legends such as The Undertaker. Some social media users may have assumed that...
    WWE star Braun Strowman has revealed how a “father son” like chat with Vince McMahon stopped him from contemplating suicide. The Monster Amongst Men is one of the most physically imposing wrestlers ever to compete in the ring. 3Braun Strowman has revealed how a talk with Vince McMahon helped him from committing suicide And he has enjoyed a fine 2020 so far, winning the Universal Title for the first time when defeating Goldberg at WrestleMania in April. However, the 27.5st 6ft 8in powerhouse, who famously battled Tyson Fury at Super Showdown, faced his biggest battle away from the ring. And on a recent episode of WWE Chronicle, he opened up about how he was contemplating killing himself in 2019 after...
    DOMINIK MYSTERIO has revealed he thought it was a joke when he heard he would make an explosive WWE debut against Seth Rollins. The son of the legendary Rey Mysterio had his first-ever match last Sunday at SummerSlam aged just 23. 4Rey Mysterio's son Dominik has revealed he thought his dad was joking when he told him he would debut at SummerSlamCredit: WWE Despite losing to the Monday Night Messiah, the youngster impressed everyone with his abilities inside the ring. The next day on Raw he got to experience another special moment when he teamed up with his dad to battle Rollins and Murphy in a tag-team bout. We reported on Friday how his performance during the clash at SummerSlam...
    DOMINIK MYSTERIO has revealed he hugged Vince McMahon backstage following his explosive WWE debut. The son of the legendary Rey Mysterio had his first-ever match last Sunday at SummerSlam against Seth Rollins aged just 23. 4Dominik Mysterio enjoyed a stunning debut in WWE at SummerSlam 4Vince McMahon even had a hug for the youngster after his match with Seth Rollins Despite losing to the Monday Night Messiah, the youngster impressed everyone with his abilities inside the ring. The next day on Raw he got to experience another special moment when he teamed up with his dad to battle Rollins and Murphy in a tag-team bout. Dominik admits he is still buzzing after a memorable week as he revealed what the...
    On Tuesday’s edition of Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer went into detail about some of the significant changes WWE chairman Vince McMahon allegedly made shortly before this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw went on air. As quoted by WrestlingNews.co, Meltzer added to an earlier report from PWInsider about the supposed developments, noting that the original rumors had some inaccuracies but also stressing that there was indeed some truth to them. According to Meltzer, it wasn’t as if McMahon had come in early Monday evening and “tore up the whole show,” as he purportedly “changed a lot of stuff” in the morning while on the phone with other creative team members. The veteran wrestling journalist added that a few more...
    In recent times, more often than not, wrestlers who have transferred to AEW from WWE have spoken out about the varying management styles. One such wrestler who always speaks the truth and points the difference to the last inch is Jon Moxley. Jon Moxley gives his verdict about WWE’s problem Dave Meltzer and Jon Moxley got together for a session on Wrestling Observer Radio. It is in this session that Moxley didn’t hesitate to point to the core of WWE’s problem. Meltzer subtly hinted to the fact that everyone knows what the company’s problem is. On the other hand, Jon Moxley does not hold back. ”We know what their problem is. One person, three letters, VKM, that’s the problem...
    Vince McMahon does not appear on WWE programs anymore. However, he is always backstage, making sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. Surprisingly, the owner will return to Live TV this Friday. WWE Welcomes ThunderDome with Vince McMahon WWE confirmed on Twitter that Mr. McMahon would kick off the Go-home edition of Friday Night SmackDown. This is the last live show before WWE SummerSlam. The reason behind the appearance is clear as day. This Friday, SmackDown will shift from the WWE performance center to the Amway Centre in Florida. This shift marks the beginning of WWE ThunderDome era – a new virtual experience. It is only reasonable that McMahon will be present there to welcome the change. BREAKING: @VinceMcMahon will...
    The Chairman and CEO of WWE is a leader like no other. He has propelled his business from where it was 40 years ago to where it is today. More importantly, Vince McMahon is a leader by example, as is evident even today. In a recent post on Twitter, WWE shared a video of Vince McMahon demonstrating a move to NFL player Rob Gronkowski during a preparation day before WrestleMania 36 this year.  Gronkowski was supposed to jump off a 10 feet high elevated platform and land on a group of Superstars trying to steal the 24/7 title from Mojo Rawley. Like any other person, Gronkowski was scared because of the height of the fall. Vince McMahon explained that...
    AEW Dynamite announced their debut on Wednesday nights, but then WWE announced that NXT would do the same. NXT was always on Wednesday nights on WWE Network, but a change to USA Network changed everything about how they record their shows. Triple H previously spoke about AEW and said the competition is healthy. This was the era when NXT revived Great American Bash at the same time as Fyter Fest. Vince McMahon doesn’t make all the decisions in WWE NXT During Wrestling Observer Live, Bryan Alvarez discussed recent NXT moves and also some fan complaints about the AEW product. He said that not every move NXT makes involves Vince McMahon. He said that NXT has to compete...
    6 dead as 560 wildfires burn in California Here Are Dominos 2020 Christmas Hours, Because Christmas Day Pizza Is Totally a Thing Watch 74-year-old Vince McMahon jump off a platform to show Gronk how its done WWE Chairman Vince McMahon is famous for being a very hands-on boss, and even at the age of 74, he’s willing to take a crazy pro wrestling bump to demonstrate to his talent exactly how it should be done. © Provided by For The Win During his short-lived retirement from the NFL, Rob Gronkowski served as the host of WrestleMania 36 earlier this year, which was staged inside the WWE Performance Center without fans. During the show, Gronkowski was involved in a battle...
    WWE chief Vince McMahon has always claimed that he wouldn't make his Superstars do something which he wouldn’t do himself. And even at age 74, the American billionaire is still proving that point after he threw himself off a 10ft balcony during WrestleMania 36's rehearsal. Nothing to see here, just Vince McMahon jumping off a platform to prove a point ???????????????? @WWE pic.twitter.com/Um5UnBGd7N— WWE on BT Sport (@btsportwwe) August 21, 2020 3Vince McMahon jumped off a 10ft balcony to ease the fears of NFL star Rob GronkowskiCredit: Twitter @btsportwwe 3The 74-year-old WWE chairman is no stranger to high-risk stuntsCredit: Twitter @btsportwwe McMahon's act of bravery was done to ease the fears of NFL star Rob Gronkowski. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
    As documented by WrestlingNews.co, Ryan Satin — and others — shared images of WWE’s Thunderdome after they were leaked online. The photos arrived following the company’s test run with virtual fans ahead of tomorrow’s Friday Night SmackDown. The teasers show what the arena will look like with the stay-at-home crowd in attendance. Matches were hosted while the promotion tested the new viewing experience, and the photos show developmental stars Jake Atlas and Tehuti Miles in action. The Thunderdome is a concept that WWE will be trying out in the Amway Center in an effort to increase the production values of the shows and events. In addition to the virtual crowd members, the setup features a new set, video boards, pyrotechnics,...
    In a recent appearance on The Bill Simmons Podcast, Triple H shared several details on his current relationship with his father-in-law, WWE chairman Vince McMahon. As quoted by Wrestling Inc. on Thursday, Triple H told Simmons that McMahon is still a “machine,” even if present-day circumstances have forced him to sleep longer than usual. He added that he doesn’t believe his father-in-law has “ever missed a day at the office” as he continues to take good care of his health and maintain a disciplined, eager attitude toward work. “All these years later and it’s still like he’s dating a new girl in a way,” the 14-time world champion noted. “He can’t wait to get up and do all this stuff....
    RENEE YOUNG is set to quit WWE this weekend after SummerSlam. The popular star made history in 2018 when she became Raw’s first-ever female commentator. 3Renee Young is set to wave goodbye to WWE this weekend after SummerSlam 3The announcer is quitting after eight years working for Vince McMahon That came a year after she married former WWE Title holder Dean Ambrose, now the AEW champion under his Jon Moxley persona with the Tony Khan-backed rival promotion. The 34-year-old has worked for Vince McMahon since 2012. Now various reports claim that she has handed in her notice. And now it has emerged that Sunday’s SummerSlam spectacular will be her final date with the company. Young has been a regular at...
    FORMER WWE star Brian Myers has sensationally slammed Vince McMahon for the "disgusting" treatment of his career. The 35-year-old - best known as Curt Hawkins - was released from his contract in April 2020 as part of budget cuts due to the coronavirus pandemic. 3Brian Myers has launched a sensational attack on Vince McMahonCredit: WWE Myers' wife was six months pregnant at the time of his release and revealed how she broke down in tears over the news. He has since joined Impact wrestling where he had the opportunity to launch a remarkable outburst at WWE CEO McMahon. He said: "Have I always played by the rules, done everything I’ve been told, listened to veterans? ...
    WWE superstar Triple H said Donald Trump was unaware that a 2007 storyline of CEO Vince McMahon being blown up in a limo was not real. In a 2008 interview on the Opie and Anthony Show, Triple H briefly mentioned the limo-explosion storyline, revealing that Trump called WWE offices and ask if "something happened to Vince," after the clip aired live. 3In an interview with on the Opie and Anthony show Triple H revealed that Donald Trump was unaware that a taping of Vince McMahon being blown up in a limo was not realCredit: Getty Images - Getty “Oh man, I was scared to death. If I hadn’t seen the pre-tape where he got in and out of the car,...
    FORMER WWE star Rusev has revealed that Vince McMahon once claimed fans were MOCKING him when they shouted his iconic 'Rusev Day' chant. The Bulgarian was one of 21 superstars the billionaire released from their contracts due to coronavirus financial cuts in April. 4Former WWE star Rusev rose to become one of Vince McMahon's popular stars back in 2017Credit: WWE 4The former United States Champion formed a 'Rusev Day' trio alongside real-life wife Lana and Aidan EnglishCredit: WWE During his time off the 34-year-old has undergone a dramatic body transformation. He has also become a big hit on his official Twitch channel on social media and now says he has retired from wrestling. It is a stark change for Rusev - real...
    Citing Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Sportskeeda has revealed that AJ Styles‘ reported SummerSlam plans could be subject to change once again due to Vince McMahon’s indecisiveness. The Intercontinental Champion was reportedly set to defend his title against Jeff Hardy at the pay-per-view. However, McMahon supposedly tore up the plans that were in place to kickstart their angle. Meltzer noted that Styles and Hardy could still be penciled in for the summer bash. Several other proposed storylines were also nixed as a result of McMahon changing his mind, and it’s possible that both performers could be given other opponents. Hardy also makes the most sense to face Styles as he’s a babyface who just emerged as the winner...
    The Attitude Era was one of the best times to be a WWE fan. The segments, promos, matches, and Superstars were at their very best. The centers of this era were “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, The Rock, and Vince McMahon. Stone Cold had been elevated to the status of a legend and was the main attraction for thousands of fans. His rebellious acts of sticking it to the boss earned him the appeal of thousands of fans who wished to oppose the hierarchy in their own lives. “The Rattlesnake” often used his own quirky ways of attacking Vince McMahon and went to extreme lengths to do so. I would like to call it back on one segment on Raw...
    AJ STYLES has revealed that WWE chief Vince McMahon was not impressed with his Royal Rumble debut. The Phenomenal One stunned the wrestling world when he showed up at the over-the-top rope extravaganza back in 2016. 1WWE star AJ Styles has admitted that Vince McMahon was unimpressed with his Royal Rumble debutCredit: Getty Images - Getty Fans had feared the 43-year-old would never make his way to WWE following a standout career on the independent scene. Styles was hailed for one of the most impressive debuts in the history of the company as he debuted at the 2016 Rumble. Yet the Intercontinental Champion admitted WWE CEO McMahon didn’t share the same reactions as fans at first. Speaking on his...
    Former WWE superstar Raymond Rougeau was the guest on the latest episode of the Two Man Power Trip podcast. As quoted by WrestlingNews.co, Rougeau had nothing but nice things to say about Vince McMahon during the conversation. According to Rougeau, McMahon called him into his office during the day of a pay-per-view to help him through the divorce he was going through at the time. The chairman was so focused on making sure the superstar was okay that he even ignored the rest of his important business. “I remember Kevin Dunn knocked on the door and it was a live PPV that night. He said, ‘Vince, I need to talk to you because we have a problem.’ He said, ‘not...
    WWE Chairman Vince McMahon recently revealed the names of the women he thinks will be the future faces of the organization. Here is everything you need to know about the third generation wrestling promoter and how much he is worth. 6Vince McMahon is the Chairman and CEO of WWE Who is Vince McMahon? Vincent Kennedy McMahon is the CEO and chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment. Vince grew up in a trailer park in North Carolina and did not meet his father Vincent James McMahon until he was 12-years-old. His father was a wrestling promoter in the Northeast, organizing regular shows at Madison Square Garden in New York. 6Vince has performed as a wrestler in WWE and is known...
    VINCE MCMAHON has reportedly heaped praise on Bayley while naming three female stars who will become the faces of WWE. That is according to Wrestling Observer, who claims he made the remarks during a recent creative meeting. 5Vince McMahon has reportedly revealed his high hopes for three of WWE's female starsCredit: Getty Images 5Bayley has impressed the boss with her recent performances Sun Sport reported last week that a meeting on July 29 was “brutal” with the boss rejecting a number of ideas presented in that meeting. That came the day before the 2020 Second Quarter earnings report and call with investors. Another meeting took place on July 31 which lasted four hours, and it is believed the billionaire McMahon...
    This week’s Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown tapings were reportedly quite chaotic, to the point that WWE chairman Vince McMahon was allegedly in a “volatile” mood as he oversaw the proceedings. In a series of tweets from Sportskeeda‘s Gary Cassidy explained on Monday afternoon that per his sources, the company was “totally unprepared” as “chaos from the top” took place during that day’s Raw tapings. He pointed out the alleged “lack of leadership” that was on display, as well as the “stress” that people were feeling due to the supposed lack of decisiveness. You can view these posts here. “The shows will happen and air, but there’s no attainable goal of quality because everything is decided under the...
    Vince McMahon is the mastermind and creator behind the biggest Juggernaut in Sports Entertainment. The 74-year-old is widely recognized as the pioneer of the professional wrestling revolution in the United States. It’s safe to say that Vinnie Mac is the industry’s most important figure of the 21st century. Vincent Kenndy McMahon joined his father’s small wrestling promotion in 1972. A decade later, Vince and Linda McMahon took over the promotion. McMahon transformed the World Wrestling Federation from a regional operation into a global phenomenon in 1999 when WWE went public. According to Forbes, the Chairman of WWE has a net worth of $ 1.8 BIllion. Here are the number of properties Vince Mcmahon owns Vince McMahon owns a $12 million...
    In a shocking turn of events, international Superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has bought XFL along with RedBird Capital for $15 million. He now owns the company and has taken over the wheel of the startup. XFL is a football league which was the brainchild of Vince McMahon. This new venture was fueled by McMahon’s love and respect for football. He began this league first in 2001, but it didn’t quite take off. After a measly one season, the league was stopped. Vince Mcmahon had another go at the league earlier this year and announced that it would be reopening for business. There were huge plans in place. Sadly, the pandemic hit, and XFL began struggling again. Now, we hear...
    DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON has bought the XFL from Vince McMahon in an £11.5million deal. The WWE chief owned the American football league which he relaunched this year but went into financial chaos amid the coronavirus pandemic. 3Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson joined forces with his ex-wife Dany Garcia and Redfirm Capital to buy the XFL for £11.5m Credit: Getty Images - Getty It was first set up in 2001 but folded after just one year and then McMahon reportedly injected £153m to get it going again in 2020. However, after just five weeks of the new season, the XFL was in ruin and McMahon filed for bankruptcy in April. But with the league set to go for auction, Johnson...
    KURT ANGLE has revealed he was denied his dream retirement match against John Cena by Vince McMahon. The Olympic Gold Medallist called time on his legendary WWE career last year at WrestleMania 35. 3Kurt Angle has revealed how he was denied his perfect WrestleMania ending 3He wanted to compete against John Cena at WrestleManiaCredit: Getty Images His defeat against Baron Corbin proved to be the final chapter - but it was another star he wanted to bow out against. The 51-year-old returned to WWE in 2017 and always planned to retire from in-ring competition with the company. Now Angle has revealed how McMahon prevented that from happening, unless he waited another 12 months. RINGSIDE NEWS LIVE: Follow for all the...
    VINCE MCMAHON reportedly slammed WWE’s writers after hating several segments of Monday Night Raw. WWE are continuing to tape their weekly show at their Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. 2Vince McMahon is reportedly having issues with WWE's writers They will film a further two episodes of Raw today and Friday Night SmackDown on Tuesday. But this schedule is believed to be proving to be “a very tedious process” for WWE’s writers. Ringside News says they have even compared recent workload to WrestleMania. A report from the website even claims that WWE chief McMahon held a “horrible” meeting with them on Friday. It allegedly lasted four hours and involved the billionaire hating on nearly everything they had created for Raw. They...
    In a recent interview, WWE Hall Of Famer Kurt Angle revealed some shocking information about his final years in WWE. For the most part of that time, Angle was the General Manager of RAW. However, he claims that this wasn’t what he originally had in mind. “Well it didn’t go the way I wanted it to, you know, Vince McMahon had an idea for me. I think he was looking at me as a liability, you know, someone who was addicted to painkillers, someone who broke his neck 5 times. So I think Vince didn’t have the same idea I did,” says Angle. After leaving WWE in 2006, Kurt Angle joined TNA and had a prosperous career there. He only...
    In a recent interview, WWE Hall Of Famer Kurt Angle revealed the truth behind his match against Baron Corbin (now King Corbin) at WrestleMania 35. This match was the final one of his career, but there was a whole other side to it that we didn’t know until now. Kurt Angle returned to WWE with the hope of retiring at the company. He had two consecutive WrestleMania moments. The first one came with him teaming up with Ronda Rousey to beat Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. His next and final appearance would be against Baron Corbin at WrestleMania 35. If you had doubts as to why Kurt Angle didn’t have a match with a higher profile for his retirement, Angle...
    CHRIS JERICHO says he would love Cesaro and Ricochet to follow him by quitting WWE for All Elite Wrestling. The 49-year-old shot to fame in WWE but last appeared for them at the Greatest Royal Rumble in April 2018. 4Chris Jericho has named his top picks to join him in AEWCredit: Getty Now he is starring as the top heel in rival promotion All Elite Wrestling. Other former employees of Vince McMahon have jumped ship to the Tony Khan-backed company, with Jon Moxley the current world champion. Now during an appearance on Saturday Night Special, Y2J has revealed who else he would like to see follow suit. And top of the pile was the Swiss Superman - who is one-half...
    As documented by Wrestling Inc, Vince McMahon took part in a conference call with WWE investors earlier this week, where he discussed a variety of topics. During the conversation, he was asked about the recent firing of Paul Heyman, and he was complimentary toward the former executive director of Monday Night Raw. McMahon said that Heyman had been doing a “good job creatively,” but he didn’t explain why he was relieved of his behind-the-scenes duties. As The Inquisitr previously reported, the company consolidated its creative teams for both main brands into one unit that’s being overseen by McMahon and Bruce Prichard. Heyman appeared to be a casualty of the shake-up. The report also highlighted how Raw‘s dwindling ratings, coupled with...
    Kurt Angle recently sat down with Inside Culture and talked about his final run in WWE. As quoted by WrestleTalk, the Hall of Famer had big plans to compete in the ring again, but Vince McMahon seemingly didn’t trust him to be a main eventer anymore. “It didn’t go the way I wanted it to. Vince McMahon had an idea for me, I think he was looking at me as a liability, someone that was addicted to painkillers, someone that broke his neck five times.” Angle’s history of injuries and addiction issues has been well documented throughout the years. His comments suggest that McMahon didn’t trust him to be one of the company’s most showcased in-ring talents upon his return,...
    As documented by Ringside News, Vince McMahon took part in an investors call on Thursday, and he was asked a variety of questions about WWE. During the conversation, one caller asked him about the recent decline in ratings, and how the company will go about turning them around in both the short and long-term. McMahon stressed how audience interaction is always a plus and integral to WWE’s success. According to the chairman, television ratings are a major part of the company’s engagement with the fans, and he has some ideas for how to bring back absent viewers. According to McMahon, the company can be more creative. He also stated that fans will soon get to find out more about some...
    FORMER WWE star Rusev claims he has retired from wrestling. The Bulgarian Brute was one of 21 superstars Vince McMahon released from their contracts in April due to coronavirus financial cuts. 1Rusev claims he has retired from wrestling following his WWE release During his time off the 34-year-old, real name Miroslav Barnyashev, has undergone a dramatic body transformation. He has also become a big hit on his official Twitch channel on social media. And he is enjoying that so much he has now revealed he no longer plans wrestle. During a Q&A session on his channel, he was asked whether he was done with sport and according to What Culture replied: “I'm done, man. RINGSIDE NEWS LIVE: Follow for all...
    Wrestlers who made their transition from WWE to AEW have often come forward with the difference between the two companies. Jon Moxley is among the few who have been upfront about the differences. Recently, Moxley took to the mic to discuss with Busted Open Radio about how the term freedom is manipulated in WWE. According to him, WWE will not take in any consideration from Superstars about the lines for a promo. Jon Moxley differentiates between WWE and AEW The very fact that Moxley got handed scripts was what boiled his blood. Initially, he thought the scripts were suggestions until he realized that no, those were the lines he will say during the promos. Moxley was under the impression that...
    Eric Young was a guest on the latest episode of Chris Van Vliet’s YouTube show, and during the conversation, he discussed criticizing Vince McMahon to his face. As quoted by Ringside News, he told the WWE chairman that he wasn’t succeeding at his job. This was due to the fact that McMahon couldn’t find a place for him on the card. “If you have a three-hour television show, pro-wrestling television show, and you can’t find something for me to do then you are failing as a leader. Plain and simple. You failed your company. You failed the shareholders, you failed the fans and you failed yourself.” During the interview, Young also discussed how McMahon can make his mind up about...
    WWE plunged further into chaos as viewing figures revealed Monday Night RAW was attracting its lowest ratings ever. The wrestling show slipped to just 1.463 million average viewers - the lowest in its 27-year history. 1WWE chief Vince McMahon recently addressed the downfall of viewers as Monday Night RAW record it's lowest numbers ever Third hour of RAW, which was actually great in terms of in-ring wrestling, hits a brand new all-time low, 1.463 million.— Bryan Alvarez (@bryanalvarez) July 28, 2020 The July 15 show - two weeks earlier - was the second-lowest ever, with 1.5m viewers. As for the key 18-49 demographic goes, RAW scored its third-lowest number ever, coming through with a 0.48 rating WWE, like most businesses,...
    In his latest interview, AEW World Champion Jon Moxley looked back once again on his time in WWE as Dean Ambrose, centering on how much easier it is for him to cut promos nowadays as opposed to when he was working in Vince McMahon’s company. When it came to his former boss, Moxley also had some choice words, specifically when it came to how the chairman allegedly wrote the scripts for his talents. As quoted by WrestlingNews.co, Moxley appeared on Tuesday’s edition of Busted Open Radio, where he revealed that he no longer has to rely on scripts in AEW, contrary to how he and his former colleagues were told what to say and when to say it during his...
    As documented by TalkSport, Aleister Black has reportedly been written off of WWE television because Vince McMahon wants to repackage his character. The former NXT Champion suffered a kayfabe injury on this week’s Monday Night Raw, and he’s likely to be out of action for the foreseeable future. Last week, The Inquisitr reported that McMahon supposedly isn’t high on the Monday Night Raw superstar. The belief is that he was a Paul Heyman project, which is why he was being pushed until recently. However, the latest report stated that McMahon is a huge supporter of Black and has high hopes for the superstar. He likes him as a person and as a talent, but he is reportedly worried that he...
    Vince McMahon is not fond of all the Superstars that are currently working with the company. Now, sometimes it’s not clear exactly how McMahon feels about a particular Superstar. One such star is Aleister Black. There were suggestions making rounds that McMahon’s good books do not have Black’s name in them. However, regardless of everything, the Superstar has been rising through the ranks. Aleister Black has suffered three losses in singles matches in over a year. Two of them from Seth Rollins and one from AJ Styles. Vince McMahon fond of Tom Budgen, worried about Aleister Black character Now, reports are emerging that Vince McMahon is not against Black, but he has certain concerns about his character. According to McMahon,...
    Ahead of this year’s SummerSlam pay-per-view, rumors are suggesting that WWE chairman Vince McMahon is thinking of an event that won’t be held at the Performance Center — as have almost all weekly shows and pay-per-views since mid-March — and one that might include a few other unusual, possibly comedic elements. On Monday, a subscriber-only report from Mike Johnson on PWInsider Elite (via WrestlingNews.co) suggested that there has been some talk of potentially moving next month’s pay-per-view to a beach or a boat, with “some or all” of the matches taking place on the boat. Later that day, this prompted a question from a Wrestling Observer Live listener, who asked co-host Bryan Alvarez what he thinks about the rumor. “I...
    VINCE MCMAHON is reportedly planning something “wacky” for SummerSlam next month. And that could mean the Biggest Party of the Summer is filmed on a boat or even a beach. 3Vince McMahon is reportedly planning something 'wacky' for SummerSlamCredit: Getty Images WWE officially announced last week SummerSlam will not be held in Boston. McMahon’s company were allegedly still selling tickets for the August spectacular at the TD Garden. But the Covid-19 pandemic has forced them to axe another of their big pay-per-views in similar fashion to WrestleMania 36 in April. A new venue has yet to be announced, but the WWE Performance Centre could be set to stage it as it has all TV tapings since the coronavirus outbreak. However,...
    WWE’s live events screeched to a grinding halt due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Even though matches have resumed, audiences are yet to be allowed to watch the events live. Vince McMahon addresses this issue during the annual shareholder’s meeting. Fans are desperately waiting for the time when they can watch their favorite Superstars live. Likewise, Superstars are awaiting that moment when they hear the audience cheering their names. It’s a bitter situation from both ends. In fact, certain Superstars have said that the energy is quite low given that the fans are missing from the live events. Vince McMahon addresses the return of live events Now, Vince McMahon personally talks about the potential return of the audience to the live...
    CHRIS JERICHO has ruled out returning to WWE despite admitting he still “loves” Vince McMahon. The 49-year-old shot to stardom in WWE but last appeared for them at the Greatest Royal Rumble in April 2018. 2Chris Jericho has ruled out a return to WWE Now he is starring as the top heel in rival promotion All Elite Wrestling. Y2J is often asked the question whether he would ever go back to working for McMahon. And he addressed it again via his YouTube channel this weekend. Jericho said: “It's not going to happen. I really enjoy being in AEW. “I loved my time with WWE. I love Vince McMahon. I learned a lot. 2The legend still says he loves WWE boss...
    There’s a lot of things that come to mind when you think of Rikishi. The bulldozing presence of the Samoan wrestler, coupled with his attire that saw him wear a thong, was enough to attract a lot of fans to the product. Perhaps his biggest claim to fame was when he was revealed as the mystery attacker who barged his car into Stone Cold Steve Austin. However, in hindsight, that was just a miniscule percentage of who the WWE Hall of Famer was and that might not even be remembered when you commemorate his legacy. In essence, Rikishi was an entertainer. Pure snd simple. Professional wrestling is sports entertainment at the end of the day, that’s what Vince McMahon whole...
    Vince McMahon is famous for his crazy ideas and eccentric pitches. One such idea revolved around the ‘Dominator’ Bobby Lashley. During a session with Fightful, Lio Rush talks about how crazy it was to know what Vince McMahon wanted from Bobby Lashley. Rush talks about his time in WWE when Elias was using his guitar as a successful weapon. In fact, even Rush was a victim of the guitar on the ramp. Fortunately, his vest protected him from any puncture from the wood. However, during that time, there was a point when it was known that Lashley will get smacked on his rear-end with the guitar. Vince McMahon planned Bobby Lashley getting hit by the guitar The interesting part is...
    KEITH LEE has announced that he is relinquishing the North American title and will focus on being NXT Champion. The 35-year-old reached the peak of his career after becoming the first wrestler in history to hold both belts in WWE's development brand. 3Keith Lee became the first NXT double champion in historyCredit: WWE 3Limitless, who has earned plaudits from Roman Reigns, relinquished the North American title to give opportunities to other wrestlers Limitless pinned Adam Cole in a Winner takes all match at the revived Great American Bash special. Yet Lee stunned the WWE universe by voluntarily relinquishing the North American title to provide opportunities to other superstars. Speaking a day before the announcement, he told SunSport: "I feel like...
    According to Sportskeeda‘s Tom Colohue, Aleister Black’s push could be set to come to an end. While there are fans of the Dutch superstar in the company, Vince McMahon reportedly isn’t sold on the former NXT Champion. Colohue revealed that the reason for Black’s decline in recent weeks could be down to Paul Heyman being fired as the executive director of Monday Night Raw. Heyman was supposedly a huge fan of the performer, but Black hasn’t been booked strongly since the backstage reshuffling that saw WWE consolidate its creative team. While Black has been kept strong in defeat due to losing to main event talents such as Seth Rollins — who also needed help from Buddy Murphy to win the...
    Citing Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WrestlingNews.co reported that Vince McMahon plans on pushing new superstars due to current circumstances in WWE. According to Meltzer, the chairman feels that it’s time to make new stars as WrestleMania is over and some top talents are missing because of COVID-19 and other reasons. In recent months, Roman Reigns, Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair, Brock Lesnar, Edge have taken a leave of absence for different reasons. However, it’s unknown when they’ll return to action, and this has forced company officials to turn to the underutilized performers who are currently available. The report also highlighted how McMahon has been hesitant to push new stars lately, as evidenced by Big Show returning to Monday...
    After his match at WrestleMania 34, “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar did one of the most audacious things in WWE history. The backstage crew was shocked at what they had just witnessed. Brock Lesnar would face Roman Reigns in a huge match at the main event that year. He had the task of defending his Universal Title against “The Big Dog”. The match was a long and gritty encounter. Both Superstars beat the pulp out of each other. Reigns kicked out of more F5s than Lesnar could tolerate. No amount of Spears seemed to put Lesnar down either. Frustrated, Lesnar took off his gloves and proceeded to punch a downed Reigns. This was similar to what he did to...
    Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, and Triple H reportedly sold off WWE stocks worth over $1.5 million earlier this week. The reason this piece of news is legitimate and not a hoax is because of the SEC filings. The filings show the following in the shares sold by the WWE executives: Vince McMahon: 12,762 shares that are worth $590,370.12 Stephanie McMahon: 11,167 shares that are worth $516,585.42 Triple H: 10,628 shares that are worth $491,651.28 Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H among others who sold WWE shares The three of them are just a small number among all WWE executive who sold off their shares at $46.26 per share. WWE’s second quarter report for 2020 is due in July. The...
    As documented by Ringside News, Eric Young was a guest on the latest episode of Busted Open Radio, and he opened up about his negative experience in WWE. According to the recently released superstar, the creative team on the main roster overlooked him and he wasn’t willing to play backstage politics to get ahead. Young was discussing how his stable, SaNITy, was broken up after being promoted to SmackDown Live from NXT. Young said that he had a lot of input over the direction of the stable during their stint in the black-and-gold brand, and he worked closely with Triple H during the creative process. While he didn’t have final say over storylines, he heavily contributed to them. He also...