Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Posted by Chris Kelly on 11:40 PM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter Brock Lesnar is reportedly in hot water with WWE management as a result of his recent appearance at UFC 146. Lesnar, who returned to WWE earlier this year and signed a one-year deal believed to be worth in the region of $5million, was ringside for UFC's recent Junior dos Santos vs. Frank Mir main event. The former UFC Heavyweight champion also met with UFC president Dana White after the pay-per-view, fuelling speculation of a return to the company before his WWE deal is up. White had also stated that fans know the difference between WWE and UFC and that he would not be averse to having a WWE-contracted performer fight inside the Octagon - something which WWE would almost certainly be against, even it was good for their own business. Lesnar is scheduled to headline WWE's Summerslam pay-per-view against Triple H, and at time of writing their bout will go ahead, with Triple H expected to appear at the No Way Out PPV later this month to keep the storyline going. But that storyline has not been mentioned on WWE programming over the past fortnight, and according to the Wrestling Observer, there has been no mention of Brock - and no further appearances from Paul Heyman - due to his UFC appearance and the meeting with White. While most in WWE expect Lesnar to still be with the company for Summerslam, some believe he will be gone before next year's WrestleMania event, where he is pencilled in to be in one of the main event matches, with The Rock and The Undertaker discussed as possible opponents. And according to Wednesday's report, Lesnar at time of writing is not scheduled to be involved in any WWE matches between Summerslam and WrestleMania. Although plans in WWE can - and usually do - change, right now, the 34-year-old will not be involved at Survivor Series or the 2013 Royal Rumble.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 11:37 PM
According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, it seems like the Dean Ambrose/Mick Foley online feud has stopped for now. Reportedly some backstage officials like Ambrose but feel his first feud with Mick Foley wouldn't be what is best for his career.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 11:34 PM
According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, there are talks about having John Laurinaitis joining Vince McMahon's Kiss My Ass Club when Vince McMahon returns this week,
Posted by Chris Kelly on 11:32 PM
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING STAR “COWBOY” JAMES STORM’S ENTRANCE THEME AND SINGLE “LONGNECKS AND REDNECKS” TAPPED AS THEME SONG FOR NEW CMT SERIES “REDNECK ISLAND” SERIES BEGINS JUNE 9 ON CMT STORM’S VIDEO IS CURRENTLY AIRING ON CMT PROPERTIES AND COUNTRY RADIO AMONG OTHERS Storm attends CMT AWARDS Red Carpet and Show Tonight NASHVILLE, TN (June 6, 2012) – TNA IMPACT WRESTLING superstar “Cowboy” James Storm’s entrance theme, single and video “Longnecks and Rednecks” has been tapped by CMT as the theme music for the new competition series “REDNECK ISLAND.” The series is hosted by Steve Austin and set to premiere on June 9that 10:00p.m. ET/PT on CMT. To purchase the music, please go to www.shoptna.comor www.iTunes.com. “REDNECK ISLAND” is set on a remote tropical paradise, where the host will guide the contestants through a number of hilarious mental and physical challenges resulting in teammates sending one competitor home each episode. “Cowboy” James Storm says, “I love my entrance music and to see the response we have been getting with the video and the song at country radio, I am digging this stuff. But, when I got word that they are using it for the ‘REDNECK ISLAND’ theme, now, that is really cool. I really appreciate the fact that it is being so well received and thank Serg Selinas and Dale Oliver for the kick-ass music.” Storm continues, “And on another note, I hung out with Steve Austin in Nashville last night and we