Friday, May 6, 2016

Adam Rose Comments on WWE’s Decision, Re-Posts Doctor’s Note, More

We noted on Thursday morning that Adam Rose had deleted all Twitter posts related to his WWE suspension. Rose re-posted the doctor’s letter on his Adderall prescription and re-iterated that WWE knew about the prescription for over a year.

As noted, Rose is currently serving a 60 day suspension for his second violation of

Thursday, May 5, 2016

WWE Releases Coming Tomorrow? Darren Young Comments On Bob Backlund

- As noted, WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund returned to TV on tonight's SmackDown and is now playing the role of Darren Young's life coach. Young tweeted the following on their friendship:

Darren Young Introduces Bob Backlund as Coach, New Superstar Trademarks

- WWE has applied for trademarks for Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson and Colin Cassady. It was noted that the trademark application for Big Cass was for ‘Colin Cassady’, and not the nickname ‘Big Cass’.

It was previously reported that WWE had also applied for a trademark for ‘Enzo’


– After fireworks shot off in the arena, the announcers plugged the Usos vs. Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows for tonight.

– Chris Jericho came out to lead off the show. As he did so, they showed Stephanie McMahon canceling the Ambrose Asylum and reinstating the Highlight Reel. And

Fatal 4 Way Plans for WWE Extreme Rules, Shane McMahon's Role in WWE

– While he’s back on WWE TV in a regular role, Shane McMahon is still not working in any kind of executive role at WWE HQ.

Sami Zayn on Working in NXT, How Wrestling Has Changed, What’s Next After Payback

WWE Superstar Sami Zayn recently spoke with Kevin Coffey for, talking about the evolution of wrestling, what’s in store for him on the WWE main roster, and more. You can read some highlights below:

Sami Zayn talks about how the fans have changed over time: 

Backstage Talk On The Expected TNA Sale And Officials Keeping Control, TNA Changing Contracts, More

TNA officials are trying to re-structure contracts for all or most of their key talents, so the company will control all of their bookings. This could be related to the expected sale of the company with the idea of having everyone under exclusive deals gives them more asset value.

Cameron Says She's a Victim of Cyber Bullying, HHH Workout Clip, Chris Masters Ready to Return

- Former WWE Superstar Chris Masters noted on Twitter that he's ready to return to the ring 6 months after having ACL surgery.

- Below is the latest late night workout clip from Triple H:

Roman Reigns Vs. AJ Styles Promo, WWE NXT Pre-sale Notes From Today, WWE - Komen And SummerSlam

- WWE posted this video below looking at the feud between AJ Styles and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns.

Has Eric Young Signed With WWE NXT?, WWE Releases Strength & Conditioning Coach, Cruiserweights

- Eric Young has not signed a WWE contract, according to PWInsider. Young made his WWE NXT debut on last night's show and lost to NXT Champion Samoa Joe.

Adam Rose Deletes All Posts On His WWE Suspension

Adam Rose has deleted all Twitter posts referring to his WWE suspension, including his statement denying any wrongdoing and the doctor's note he posted this week.

Former WWE Star Knocks Ryback And Cameron, Prince Correction, WWE Stars Who Lost Debuts, SmackDown

- WWE posted this video below with Corey Graves looking at 7 Superstars who lost their debut matches - John Cena, Sting, Big E, Dolph Ziggler, Charlotte, Daniel Bryan and Cody Rhodes.

WWE Considering Two More Network Tournaments

WWE officials have had talks about doing a women's tournament on the WWE Network after the Global Cruiserweight Series. The idea would be to mix current talent with non-roster talent.

Backstage Updates On Seth Rollins And Randy Orton Returning To WWE TV, Shinsuke Nakamura Sales

- Shinsuke Nakamura's first WWE NXT t-shirt was released on May 2nd in Japan and immediately sold out everywhere.

- Randy Orton's rehab is said to be going much slower than expected but he's recovering. Word is that Orton could start training for a ring return at the WWE

Rumors On WrestleMania Returning To New York City Market, Paul Heyman's Kids On His Reality Show?

- As noted, Paul Heyman and his Looking4Larry marketing agency have signed on to produce a new reality TV series with Left/Right Productions. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter noted that while Heyman's two children, ages 13 and 11, will be referenced as part of the show, Heyman insisted that they not be part of the cast. They are not expected to ever appear on camera.

Steve Austin on Why He’s Not Hosting Podcast, No Way Jose Came to Fight

- WWE posted this video with No Way Jose reacting after his win over Noah Kekoa last night, his second win since debuting on TV. Jose says he’s bringing the fun to NXT but he’s also here to fight.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

TNA Announces Another Re-Signing

Dixie Carter announced today that Jessie Godderz has re-signed with the company. He joins Robbie E, Crazzy Steve, Sienna (Allysin Kay) and Caleb Konley as recent signings.

Below are comments from Dixie and Godderz:

Photo of Finn Balor Celebrating Star Wars Day, NXT Video Highlights

- Finn Balor shared the following photo of himself in Sith gear and bodypaint, paying homage to Darth Maul, in honor of today’s “May The 4th” Star Wars day.

Balor originally posted the photo when he wore the gear for an Insane Championship Wrestling event in Glasgow back in April 2014:


The opening video played… Back inside Full Sail Arena, the commentators briefly mentioned the NXT Title change in Lowell, MA before the new champ himself, Samoa Joe, kicked off the show by coming to the ring. A large portion of the crowd chanted “Joe” along with his music, but there were some vocal boos as well.

Steve Austin Comments On Enzo Amore’s Injury, Offers 'Words Of Wisdom' To Simon Gotch

Stone Cold Steve Austin recently commented on Enzo Amore’s injury at WWE Payback on his podcast.

Austin talked briefly about why the injury happened, and shared his thoughts on Simon Gotch, who Irish whipped Enzo into the ropes before the injury. Austin says Gotch