Thursday, July 24, 2014

Sting Makes First WWE Related Appearance

Sting just made his first official WWE appearance at the WWE and Mattel panel at the San Diego Comic-Con.


Read more »

Update On Rey Mysterio's WWE Future

As reported before, WWE automatically extended Rey Mysterio's contract for another year because of a clause that allows them to do that if a talent misses a certain amount of time due to injuries.

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, There are still concern whether or not Rey will be returning to action for WWE. He has reportedly stopped cashing any of his WWE paychecks, which could be a sign that he plans on taking action to get out of his deal.
Read more »

News On HHH's Feeling Towards Internet Fans

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Regarding Triple H's sarcastic promo on Monday's RAW about venting on social media and threatening to stop watching with his friend "Mark," apparently that was him making fun of fans who weren't happy with the Battleground pay-per-view. It's said within WWE it's pretty well known that even though Triple H has to embrace social media for business reasons, he hates fans on social media who comment about the product and hates fans who act like they understand wrestling when they don't have a clue.
Read more »

GFW Announces New Partnerships

GFW TO PARTNER WITH EUROPEAN PROMOTIONS

Global Force Wrestling: Join The Force!

NASHVILLE – On the heels of partnership agreements with the top promotions in Japan and Mexico, Global Force Wrestling has formed an alliance with several of the top independent wrestling promotions throughout Europe, including the United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland.

Stepping forward to #JointheForce are

Revolution Pro Wrestling (www.revolutionprowrestling.com, covering south of England)
New Generation Wrestling (www.ngwuk.com, covering north of England)
Premier British Wrestling (www.pbwwrestling.com, covering Scotland)
Westside Xtreme Wrestling (www.wxw-wrestling.com, covering Germany) and
Emerald Wrestling Promotions (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Emerald-Wrestling-Promotions/100651866652805, covering Ireland).

“If you look through the history of pro wrestling you’ll find great talent from Europe woven throughout,” Global Force Wrestling founder and CEO Jeff Jarrett said. “We put the word ‘Global’ in this new brand, and we meant it. We believe fans want a wrestling promotion that brings something new and exciting and will engage them at every turn, and that’s what we’re going to do.”

Veteran wrestler Doug Williams, a multiple singles and tag team champion in his native England and in various U.S. promotions, has been instrumental in helping Global Force Wrestling put together this European alliance.

“I am very excited to be a part of the Force, and I really look forward to helping facilitate the relationships between GFW and these top independent wrestling promotions,” Williams said. “The European style will bring something a little different to the table, just as the other partners will.I can’t wait to see it all come together under one umbrella.”

GFW announced its partnership with Mexico’s AAA on April 29 and with New Japan Pro Wrestling on June 23.

Read more »

News On WWE Content On YouTube

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

It was believed back when the WWE Network launched that WWE would be pulling all of their content from YouTube. That has not been the case and the content is being left on YouTube for a reason.

WWE Vice President of Digital & Print Rob Bernstein told the Digital Sports Fan Engagement Conference earlier this year that the company will not go after blocking YouTube videos of content they own because they believe it's better to leave the videos there and get fans hooked on the product
Read more »

 
Powered by Friendship