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Several Promotions Showing Interest in Alberto Del Rio After WWE Contract Expires

Earlier this week, we reported that former WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio would not be re-signing with WWE and will opt out of his contract. Additionally, WWE pulled Del Rio from all house shows, live events and TV advertising for the rest of the year. With Del Rio getting …

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Report: Alberto Del Rio Thinking About Leaving WWE Due to Creative Differences

According to the wonderful Dave Meltzer at the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, friends close to Alberto Del Rio say he’s not happy with how his character has been handled on WWE programming despite reportedly being paid well by the company. Meltzer also reported that ADR’s contract has an out clause that …

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Randy Orton Reportedly Written Off WWE TV

UPDATE:  There are now reports from PWInsider, that Randy Orton might actually be on RAW this Monday and has not been written off TV. We’ll keep you updated. Original:  According to PWInsider, Randy Orton is not currently written into any storyline plans for the next few weeks, including Night of …

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Possible Candidate For The 2016 WWE Hall of Fame Class

WWE officials reportedly have a “lock” on Michael Hayes and the Fabulous Freebirds being inducted into the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame class, according to PWInsider.com. WWE recently celebrated Hayes’ 20th anniversary with the company and there’s been a lot of talk since then that the Freebirds being inducted would make …

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Backstage Creative Plans for the NXT Women’s Title

Look for NXT Women’s Champion Bayley to have a program with Dana Brooke for a while, then have a feud with Eva Marie. Bayley will likely work with Dana Brooke throughout September and possibly October as well. Eva will probably enter the mix in the later months of the year. …

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Backstage Heat on WWE NXT Diva ‘Blue Pants’

According to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, ‘Blue Pants’ (Leva Bates) has a lot of heat on her from other NXT talent. The majority of the concerns are that she was brought in for the NXT TakeOver event despite not being under any official NXT deal. This has allowed her to …

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Update on Kane’s Return To WWE TV

Kane is scheduled to be for next Monday’s WWE Raw, according to PWInsider. It is unknown at this stage if he will return on-screen, but he is scheduled to be at Raw and is also set to return on the road with WWE next week. Source: PWInsider.com Follow @CoolWrestleNews

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Biff Busick and Rich Swann Have Signed WWE Developmental Deals

Biff Busick and Rich Swann have signed WWE Developmental contracts according to PWTorch.com. Busick and Swann are scheduled scheduled to start with NXT in October. Both were regular fixtures on WWNLive’s EVOLVE shows and have been on WWE’s radar for sometime. Source: PWTorch.com Follow @CoolWrestleNews

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Backstage News on If TNA Wrestling Will Remain on Destination America

Impact Wrestling has apparently been pulled by Discovery Communications from overseas airings. Discovery En Espanol is not listing any more episodes on their schedule. The show aired on Saturdays at 1pm but apparently has been replaced by a show called “Curiosity”.  TNA had only begun broadcasting on the channel in …

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WWE Planning on Revealing A “Sister Abigail” Character?

The mysterious Sister Abigail character has been referenced by Bray Wyatt on WWE programming for a few years now, but he has always referred to her in the past tense and has even hinted that she may have passed away. However, with the recent reformation of the new Wyatt Family …

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