Former WWE Superstar and NXT trainer Billy Gunn recently spoke with Chris Featherstone for a new Sports Illustrated “Extra Mustard” interview. During the discussion, Gunn spoke about highlights from his active wrestling career, such as the D-Generation X invasion of WCW. He also spoke about the incident that led to his WWE release in 2015. […]
Former WWE Intercontinental and Women’s Champion Joanie “Chyna” Laurer canceled her scheduled appearance at the Maryland Championship Wrestling (MCW) “Seasons Beatings” in Joppatowne, Maryland on Saturday evening. Laurer, who pulled out of the commitment at virtually the last minute, claimed flu-like symptoms as the reason for cancelling the gig. MCW issued the following statement regarding […]
WWE Superstar Tyler Breeze recently spoke with The Charleston Post & Courier about the role Billy Gunn played in his development in NXT, his transition to the main roster and the legendary Gorgeous George being an inspiration for his current character. On using wrestling legend Gorgeous George for inspiration: “In the same vein, just modernized. […]
– The producers of the new marijuana-themed documentary, “The Emperor, The President & The King,” which prominently features former WWE Superstar Rob Van Dam, recently released the above clip from the film that features RVD talking about marijuana curing cancer, Rick Simpson and the healing properties included in marijuana. For more information on Rick Simpson […]
As noted, Billy Gunn was fired from his job as a trainer at the WWE Performance Center over the weekend after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs at a power-lifting competition back in July. WWE was unaware of Gunn’s suspension or the fact that he was active in power-lifting competitions. Bryan Alvarez noted on Wrestling […]
Billy Gunn was fired by WWE on Friday due to a drug test he failed over the summer while competing in a powerlifting event, according to f4wonline.com. The 52-year-old former tag team champion reportedly tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone back on July 25. He had a testosterone/epitestosterone ratio of 37-1, which is off the charts […]
– JBL noted via social media that he has recorded three more episodes of “Legends with JBL,” however there is still no official word on when they will premiere on the WWE Network. – NXT coach Billy Gunn celebrated his 52nd birthday on Sunday. His “New Age Outlaws” tag-team partner, Road Dogg, wrote the following […]
We noted last Wednesday prior to the start of the NXT Takeover: Respect event that James Storm was spotted with coach Billy Gunn heading into Full Sail University. Storm would go on to make his NXT debut the next night. As it turns out, Gunn was the one who essentially got Storm the gig with […]
– WWE had camera crews at the NXT live event in Winter Haven, Florida this weekend filming matches for the WWE Network show, “Breaking Ground.” They have had the same crews at the WWE Performance Center and other recent NXT live events for the same reason. – Speaking of the NXT live event in Winter […]
– Chris Jericho’s latest “Talk Is Jericho” podcast, which is available right now, features an interview with actor Scott Baio. You can download the show at PodcastOne.com. – Tough Enough coaches Booker T, Lita and Billy Gunn break down week two of the show in the video featured below. – Trish Stratus carried the torch […]
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