WWE news today involves a former star and Hall of Famer who no-showed a wrestling convention over the weekend.
Other WWE news includes the possible return of an Attitude Era stable, Bob Holly on Daniel Bryan, CM Punk confirms big news and bad news for Bad News Barrett fans.
WWE news and rumors
Scott Hall suffers personal setback
According to news from Cageside Seats, Scott Hall’s personal demons could be poking their nose around again.
Hall was scheduled to appear at the Big Time Wrestling’s Wrestlefest convention yesterday in Newark, California. Hall pulled out last minute and refused to get out of bed on Friday morning to get ready for his flight. He texted the event promoter Kirk White and said he was “in a dark place” and wouldn’t make the show.
Best of luck to Scott Hall and his continuous fight for sobriety and recovery.
Return of an old WWE stable?
Bryan Alvarez of F4Wonline.com noted that it was suggested to him by someone within WWE that creative is toying with the idea of doing a new storyline similar to the original Nation of Domination group. The idea revolves around Rusev scoring wins over Xavier Woods, R-Truth and Kofi Kingston, and his latest feud with Big E.
Bob Holly talks about Daniel Bryan’s championship run
Bob Holly appeared on The Shoot radio show yesterday to discuss a variety of topics. Among them was current WWE champion Daniel Bryan. Here’s what the former tag team and hardcore champion had to say about the current champ.
CM Punk, AJ Lee getting married next month
CM Punk made an appearance at Wrigley Field last week. The former WWE champion sung during the 7th inning stretch and did a brief interview during the game. Punk was mum on his future in wrestling but did discuss his future in the relationship department. Punk confirmed he and girlfriend AJ Lee will tie the knot next month.
Bad news for Bad News Barrett fans
As the wrestler’s popularity continues to rise, so do his merchandise sales. The O2 Arena in London, England is hosting Raw tonight. The arena sold out of Bad News Barrett T-shirts prior to Raw but Barrett himself wrote that more shirts were being unpacked before showtime tonight.