The Rock/WWE, Updating On MVP, Paige’s Stock, Maria’s Drama With The Bella Twins

With The Rock being on the cover of WWE 2K14, what are the chances he will be back in WWE for Wrestlemania XXX next year?

I was told shortly after it was announced The Rock would be on the cover of WWE 2K14 that he has several promotional appearances lined up to promote the game this fall. Whether or not that means a return to WWE TV remains to be seen but I certainly wouldn’t rule it out. As for The Rock working Wrestlemania XXX, I’m personally looking at it as 50/50. When Rock made the comments that Wrestlemania 29 could have been his last match a lot of people saw it as a result of the injuries he suffered in the bout amongst other things. However, he is not a lock for next year’s show either.

Do you have an update on MVP returning to WWE after being backstage at Smackdown in Houston last week?

I am unaware as of this writing regarding any update on MVP returning to WWE. A few months ago both Rob Van Dam and MVP were on the WWE radar and we were told at the time that RVD was more of a priority. RVD ended up signing and MVP is currently doing a television series with Lionsgate TV. Bruce Prichard was pushing for TNA to bring MVP in but he’s since departed. MVP did feel it was necessary to rule himself out of the August 1, 2013 mystery man angle that TNA is doing.

With Paige being crowned the first WWE NXT Women’s Champion have you heard any news regarding a main roster call-up?

WWE officials have been high up on Paige for months and she was on the road with the main roster back in May. In fact, she even pinned AJ Lee at a live event match in March. WWE clearly didn’t think she was ready to come to television but her stock remains high in developmental. With the company focusing on the Divas on the reality show right now, it’s smart to let her get seasoned before calling her up.

It was recently revealed The Bella Twins blocked Maria and two other Divas from going to WWE. Can you confirm this and who were the other two?

Maria Kanellis recently Tweeted that the Bella Twins blocked her and two other Divas from coming to WWE, so that’s where this all started. I don’t know who Maria was talking about but WWE did contact several former Divas about returning back in March of this year. Names we heard that were contacted included Kelly Kelly, Maryse, Eve Torres and Michelle McCool. Again, I don’t know who Maria was talking about but can tell you the Bellas are well-positioned in WWE politically as Nikki is dating John Cena. However, as much as I like Maria, I don’t like this look on her. Criticizing the Bellas on Twitter just makes her look bad. The best thing to do in this case is to say nothing. Twitter is a great thing but a lot of people use it before thinking of the full impact of their comments.

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  • Chris

    I’m pretty sure they didn’t block McCool. As big as deal as dating Cena may be, I am pretty sure that Undertaker’s wife would be back in a heartbeat if the two (Undertaker and McCool) wanted her there. Paige is one hell of a talent, I don’t know how the majority of the audience will treat her, as she’s “different,” but she’s a damn good worker.

  • Tim

    Taker has more stroke than cena. So they didn’t block Michelle mc

  • Thisnamesux

    At least she’s not hiding under a username, right Richard!

    • http://www.wrestlingnewsworld.com/ Richard Gray

      Yeah, it’s always better to put your name on something. However, I just think in this situation she shouldn’t say anything.

      • Batman

        Really? You’re kidding, right? So if someone went out of their way to
        sabotage your career, and two of your peers, you’d do nothing at all?
        You’d avoid wanting to be seen as “bad” rather than stand up for
        yourself and your co-workers? The best thing to do in this case is say
        nothing at all? What a ridiculous bunch of cowardly nonsense.

  • Robert Olley

    I see my question didnt get answered again so ill ask it here does anybody else think the shield and wyatt family will fall to the tag team curse of one being at the top of the card and one at the bottem?

    • Nick K

      Your questions never get answered because they suck

      • Robert Olley

        Bit like you on a friday night

    • Don Tonberry

      I can’t speak much of Roman Reigns but there’s no way Seth Rollins or Dean Ambrose is gonna fall into obscurity. As for the Wyatts, its too early to tell as they’re still in the beginning stages of their program.

    • steve pritchard

      It’s really to early to tell with the Wyatt’s to make any assumption. As far as the shield goes. Ambrose is definitely not falling into obscurity . Rollins is getting there and reigns needs lots of work but he’s still got potential. As far as a them as group. Who knows ! But I see them splitting them up before years end. Just my opinion.

    • Matt

      Wah wah wah.

    • Rainbow Dash

      I fell like Dean Ambrose will do fine for himeself. He could be another CM Punk if he plays his cards right. I want to believe that Seth Rollins will find success, but part of me is afraid that he could end up like Justin Gabriel. Hopefully he finds success. Roman Reigns is hard to tell, but he’s got a great look. If he keeps improving, he could be a star in the future.

      As for the Wyatt’s, I feel like Bray will have success when they end the family, but I doubt Rowan or Harper will have much success after that. Harper might be able to make a name for himself if he really tries, but it’ll be hard. Rowan will probably be done if they break up the family. Easily the least talented of the trio. They’re more likely to fall to the curse than The Shield is.

  • Jaryd

    I really hope Paige does well in WWE, not only because she’s a fellow Brit and has a fairly unique look which is both marketable and very attractive to me haha. But also I can just picture her doing something with AJ Lee, either a feud or teaming up and it being totally golden.

    • Kenneth

      Paige doing something with AJ Lee… teaming up… golden… sweet dreams tonight.

  • James

    If today’s Divas are such a big deal, why do they only have like 90 second matches a majority of the time.

    I miss the days when the diva roster included Trish , Lita, Chyna, Ivory, Jacqueline, Jazz, Molly Holly, and Mickie James. They could wrestle.

  • Ricky

    I’ve said this before and I’ll say it now, I don’t like the Bella’s. I could actually see them using someone like Cena so they get a say in the goings on of the company. They just give the impression that they feel they are better than everyone else. Wouldn’t surprise me if they blocked Kelly Kelly from coming back as she used to date Cena.

    • Mike Elliott

      Wouldn’t surprise me if she’s with Cena just for the stroke it comes with.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Christen-Wilt/100000468609440 Christen Wilt

    Maria shouldn’t say anything about the Bellas true. But the Bellas shouldn’t have big egos stopping someone from returning if they wanted to. I heard the two divas were Maryse and Barbie aka Kelly Kelly. As recently both have removed the Bella twins from their twitters. They use to be best friends as well someone pointed out to me that Maryse no longer talks about hanging with the bellas which she did before they returned. Nikki thinks she owns the divas because she is dating a top dog in the company. WWE would be stupid to block great divas from returning if they wanted to. Although i heard this isn’t the only time the bellas had trouble with divas backstage. I heard both McCool and Lisa aka Tara/Victoria had trouble with them. As McCool said show when she discussed the divas on her official fansite. Any respect i had for the bellas are gone really

    • Tna

      Off topic -are you being serious in that dp?

  • Xavier

    I get the feeling that this new Divas show will be just as popular among male viewers as it is with female viewers. The Bella Twins are definitely the hot topic right now on this site. So Vince succeeded in doing what he set out to do with this new reality show. A few weeks ago I would said for sure that Punk/Lesnar would be the main event at Summerslam but with the way the Bella Twins are trending with this show and with the momentum that Bryan has going into Summerslam against the face of the company for the title I think Vince may want to rethink that.

  • Batman

    “However, as much as I like Maria, I don’t like this look on her.
    Criticizing the Bellas on Twitter just makes her look bad. The best
    thing to do in this case is to say nothing.”

    Really? You’re kidding, right? So if someone went out of their way to sabotage your career, and two of your peers, you’d do nothing at all? You’d avoid wanting to be seen as “bad” rather than stand up for yourself and your co-workers? The best thing to do in this case is say nothing at all? What a ridiculous bunch of cowardly nonsense.