WWE Stars React To Daniel Bryan Joining The Wyatts, Matt Striker’s New Gig, Brock Lesnar On Raw

- WWE Superstars react to Daniel Bryan joining the Wyatts in the latest episode of Backstage Fallout Raw that you can watch at this link or embedded in the video below: – Matt Striker has been cast in the upcoming TV movie “Star Trek Equinox: The Night of Time.” TMZ has the story at this […]

Big Johnny Is Back, Camacho & Hunico Return, Jerry Lawler Wrestles Striker, Punk Coming Home

WWE news and notes… – John Laurinaitis, who works as a producer backstage, appeared at Saturday night’s WWE live event in Hidalgo, Texas. – We mentioned this weekend that WWE has re-hired Nick Dinsmore as a developmental trainer. His first day at the WWE Performance Center is Monday. – Camacho & Hunico were back on […]

Matt Striker’s New Announcing Gig, JR Update, Follow Us On Twitter & Facebook

Matt Striker’s New Announcing Gig Championship Wrestling from Hollywood has announced that Matt Striker will join their announce team and is scheduled to start at their August 11th television taping. Click here for more information. JR Update Jim Ross checked in with a new blog on his official website at this link. Wrestling News World […]

Commentary Change For Next Week’s Raw, More WWE News & Notes

Commentary Change at WWE Raw John Layfield was notably absent from commentary on next week’s Monday Night Raw, with the two-man booth of Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole being used. Below is a photo of Lawler at announce: @JerryLawler drove 4 hours north to go 7 hours south but he made it to Laredo for […]

Matt Striker On Alex Riley As Potential Replacement, Issues When He First Got To WWE

Gary Cantrell interviewed Matt Striker and passed along the following transcript: Matt Striker was a guest on The Shoot radio show on June 25th. To hear the full 20 minute interview please visit this link. On Alex Riley as a potential replacement: “He’s a good kid. He’s a taller better looking version of Matt Striker. […]

Matt Striker Update, Rosa Mendes At WWE NXT Tapings

Matt Striker Update Matt Striker didn’t have a non-compete clause attached to his WWE contract as he’s appearing at Friday night’s Family Wrestling Entertainment iPPV from Corona, New York. The show is loaded with RVD vs. Tommy Dreamer and Petey Williams vs. Brian Kendrick. More information is available at this link. (Thanks to WNW reader […]

WWE NXT Website Shutdown, Matt Striker’s Release, SummerSlam Commercial

NXT Website Shutdown WWE has redirected the NXT/Florida Championship Wrestling website to http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt Matt Striker’s Release Following up on our earlier article, dot com made Matt Striker’s “future endeavors” post. You can view it below: WWE.com has learned that WWE has chosen to not renew Matt Striker’s contract. As of today, June 20, 2013, Striker […]

WWE Parting Ways With Matt Striker

WWE has decided to part ways with Matt Striker. The following is from Striker’s Twitter account: Was just informed by @WWE that my contract will not be renewed. I am now available 4 appearances, signings seminars & wrestling. Deep breath — Matt Striker (@Matt_Striker_) June 20, 2013 Thanks for all the support. To book plz email […]

Corey Graves Works Raw Match, Ryback Wants The Rock, Matt Striker Update

- We’ve had a lot of questions from readers wondering who are the next WWE developmental prospects in line for main roster call-ups. While several different names come to mind, Corey Graves worked Friday’s Raw live event in Asheville, North Carolina against Zack Ryder. You can view his profile at this link. – Ryback cut […]

Tamina Training For Return, Full List Of Upcoming WWE Studios Movies, WWE Helps Striker Get Home, JR Provides Backstage Update

- Tamina Snuka, who is currently out with an injury, continues to train in preparation for her in-ring return. – Variety is reporting that Anchor Bay Films has picked up the distribution rights to WWE Studios’ horror pic “No One Lives,” starring Luke Evans.  Other upcoming WWE Studios films include “Dead Man Down” starring Colin […]

Beth Phoenix Comments On WWE Departure; Eve & Matt Striker Offer Kind Words

Dot com did a video interview with Beth Phoenix discussing her “firing” from WWE. Beth, while working, says thank you to everyone for the opportunity. You can watch it at this link. As previously noted, Beth’s contract is up at the end of the month and chose not to re-sign. Below are Twitter reactions from […]

Booker T, Goldust, William Regal & Matt Striker Weigh In On Brock Lesnar’s Return To WWE

The official WWE website has a new feature up about Brock Lesnar‘s controversial interview and statements about John Cena, with quotes from Booker T, Goldust, William Regal, & Matt Striker. In the following excerpt, Regal weighs in on how the WWE would be different if Lesnar stayed with the company: “There’s no way that things […]