The WWE is always looking to court big names for their pay-per-view events and for television in general, and it's been no secret that they've wanted UFC star Ronda Rousey to throw down in the ring.
Recent comments made by Stephanie McMahon have indicated that a deal between the two is somewhere in the works. McMahon spoke at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in Laguna Niguel California, where she mentioned that she has "loosely talked to" Ronda, and also said "We would love to have her at WWE" via Inquisitr.
They've already set the stage for a potential move with Rousey's appearance at WrestleMania 32, where Rousey joi...
It seems like another former WWE superstar is leaving the squared circle for the octagon. Ryan Reeves, better known by his ring name “Ryback” is strongly considering a jump from the pro wrestling world to the world of MMA.
According to reports, Ryback has been in talks with Bellator MMA.
Ryback recently appeared on CBS affiliate X 107.5 Las Vegas and discussed the idea of entering the realm of mixed martial arts. A ccording to FloSports’ managing editor Jeremy Botter, reports of Ryback being in talks with Bellator MMA are legitimate.
“Spoke, but nothing close,” said Bellator CEO Scott Coker of negotiations with Reeve...
The New Day happen to be one of the most popular factions WWE has had in recent years. Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, and Big E. have been one of the best parts of each show they were part of more often than not, and even as heels their entertainment factor was key for the WWE in some dark days last year with ratings. The New Day are clearly as beloved, and ending the group would be just as devastating to fans as The Shield ending at this point.
While it is not expected that a similar circumstance will happen with The New Day as it did with The Shield, there is always a thought that WWE might copy the exact formula with some random...
Make no mistakes about it - At UFC 200, Mark Hunt is fighting a Pro Wrestler.....A Pro Wrestler who is a former UFC World Champion, NCAA Champion, and has a giant knife on his chest because he's fucking crazy....but a pro wrestler never-the-less.
And Mark Hunt wants to make sure people realize this fact with posting a hilarious video created by our good friends at CraziestSportsFights.com:
The Fall of the Roman Empire is happening in record breaking time; First, Dropping the WWE Title to Seth Rollins, then Dean Ambrose, and now? A Suspension from the company for 30 Days.
WWE has suspended Roman Reigns for 30 days for violating the company’s Wellness Policy. While suspended Reigns will not be allowed to work any WWE Live events, Raw, Smackdown, or any other televised programming, and will have to be pulled from all other scheduled appearances.
As of Monday night, Reigns was scheduled to take part in a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at the July WWE Battleground pay-per-view, again...
Times are certainly changing, And nobody knows that more then WWE Officials when they had to explain to potential and current investors in the brand as to why the TV Ratings have been pulling WCW Numbers.
The release of WWE TV Ratings have shown a sharp decrease in viewership on a yearly bases, showing a disengagement from the casual viewer while still struggling for the attention spans of their consistent audience. To WWE's defense, it could be attributed to the launch of the WWE Network and Streaming TV - However, this decrease can span as far back as 2008.
The Good News and the light at the end of the tunnel is "Google Interest...
As Mike Tyson famously put it in the movie "The Hangover" - Shit Happens When You're Fucked Up.
Jerry Lawler, along with his girlfriend, were arrested this morning during a dispute following a wrestling event, ironically titled "A Night In The Slammer".
Lawler says he came back from a local wrestling event to find Lauryn drunk following a NBA Finals Game 6 party she attended with friends. Lawler said:
"When she drinks we get into a little bit of a shouting match and then she wants to leave. I was not going to let her leave in the car, because she was not in any condition to drive. She got more and more upset."
The Lord Of Darkness is quickly becoming the Lord Of Selfies -
Over the weekend the current main squeeze of the Pro Wrestling Legend snapped a photo with the deadman on herarmand i must confess,the much older master of the tombstone piledriver is looking pretty youthfulthese days:
Also on a side-note, Michelle Mcool is not the only oneon social media to show off her man crush, as one of the best basketball players in the world Lebron James was caught during his warm-up wearing the Undertaker's Shirt.
It's safe to say both Lebron James and Ms.McCoolhave outstanding taste in wrestlers.
Mike Roberts, manager of UFC competitor and Dancing with the Stars runner-up Paige VanZant, has announced in an interview with Fox Sports that WWE has reached out to his client about an appearance at SummerSlam. WWE confirmed Roberts's statements to The Wrestling Observer.
VanZant, 22, has been competing in mixed martial arts for four years, and in the UFC's Women's Strawweight Division for two. She has accumulated a 3-1 record for the MMA giant, with her sole UFC loss coming in her most recent fight, against Rose Namajunas.
Though VanZant has yet to challenge for a championship or headline a major show, she is one of the bes...
On Monday, WWE announced that Goldberg would be a featured character in WWE 2K17, and if time (or recent WWE Video Games) has taught us anything - The Bald Headed, Smoke Breathing Master of the Jackhammer (and no selling opponent's moves) will be returning to the WWE in some sort of capacity.
Besides looking at Sting, Ultimate Warrior, Brock Lesnar and other long gone featured superstars in WWE Video Games who ended up coming back to the Wrestling Ring - you can look no further for proof that Goldberg might be popping up again then how he left the company twelve years ago.