GERALD BRISCO NEWS

Report: Gerald Brisco Recruiting MMA Talents?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter WWE executive Gerald Brisco has recently been attempting to recruit athletes who would normally pursue a career in mixed-martial-arts, with the idea that they can have a longer career and make better money if they choose professional wrestling. Additionally, Brisco has been telling these athletes — most of whom are amateur wrestlers with...
Via WZR Online
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE’s Gerald Brisco Trying to Recruit Fighters and Hockey Players

- WWE’s Gerald Brisco has been recruiting athletes who would have normally gotten into MMA with the idea that they can have a longer career in pro wrestling. Brisco is also going to be recruiting tough hockey brawlers from Canada soon. Brisco is also using the idea of making better money to attract those athletes. Brisco also tries to sell potential MMA fighters that they can follow...
Via Wrestle Scoop
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Details on WWE’s Gerald Brisco Trying to Recruit MMA Fighters and Pro Hockey Players

- WWE's Gerald Brisco has been recruiting athletes who would have normally gotten into MMA with the idea that they can have a longer career in pro wrestling. Brisco is also going to be recruiting tough hockey brawlers from Canada soon. Brisco is also using the idea of making better money to attract those athletes. Brisco also tries to sell potential MMA fighters that they can...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Tries to Get Big Money for Footage, Tryouts News, Attendance

- Below are some recent WWE attendance figures: * November 2nd in Syracuse, NY drew 4,500 fans * November 2nd in Binghamton drew 4,300 fans * November 3rd for RAW in Buffalo drew 9,000 fans – Bleacher Report recently did a feature on WWE Legend Kamala and apparently requested one-minute footage of Kamala to go with the story. The original price was $12,000 so they passed on it...
Via Wrestle Scoop
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Tries to Get Big Money for Footage, Indie Wrestler Works WWE Tryouts, WWE Attendance

- Below are some recent WWE attendance figures: * November 2nd in Syracuse, NY drew 4,500 fans * November 2nd in Binghamton drew 4,300 fans * November 3rd for RAW in Buffalo drew 9,000 fans - Bleacher Report recently did a feature on WWE Legend Kamala and apparently requested one-minute footage of Kamala to go with the story. The original price was $12,000 so they passed...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Details on WWE’s Gerald Brisco Trying to Recruit MMA Fighters and Pro Hockey Players

WWE’s Gerald Brisco has been recruiting athletes who would have normally gotten into MMA with the idea that they can have a longer career in pro wrestling. Brisco is also going to be recruiting tough hockey brawlers from Canada soon. Brisco is also using the idea of making better money to attract those athletes. Brisco also tries to sell potential MMA fighters that they can follow...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Tries to Get Big Money for Footage, Indie Wrestler Works WWE Tryouts, WWE Attendance

- Bleacher Report recently did a feature on WWE Legend Kamala and apparently requested one-minute footage of Kamala to go with the story. The original price was $12,000 so they passed on it. WWE then contacted them on November 3rd and gave the footage for free. - Below are some recent WWE attendance figures: * November 2nd in Syracuse, NY drew 4,500 fans * November 2nd in Binghamton...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Prince Devitts’ New WWE Ring Name, NXT Star Released

Irish wrestling sensation Prince Devitt’s in ring name has finally been revealed by WWE. Devitt who signed a deal with WWE earlier this year will be known as Finn Balor. Rumours were going around that Prince Devitt might be called by his real name Fergal Devitt. Fellow Irishman Sheamus has spoken on many occasions recently about Devitt’s potential in WWE, referring to the Irishman...
Via Wrestling News Depot
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Undertaker and Henry Teaming Up for Charity, Legend Crushes Apple

- Below is video of Diamond Dallas Page with wrestling legend Danny Hodge during the National Wrestling Hall of Fame weekend in Waterloo, Iowa several weeks back. 82 year old Hodge crushes an apple with his bare hands while Jim Ross, Gerald Brisco and others look on. - Michelle McCool revealed on Instagram that she, Mark Henry and her husband The Undertaker will be “Champion Teammates”...
Via Wrestle Scoop
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New Poll For a Future WWE Countdown Episode – Unique Matches

- WWE’s website has a new poll up for a future episode of WWE Countdown on the WWE Network, asking which match was the most “unique.” The options are: * Viagra on a Pole Match (Billy Kidman vs. Shane Douglas) * Kennel from Hell Match (Big Boss Man vs. Al Snow) * Evening Gown Match (Pat Patterson vs. Gerald Brisco) * Chamber of Horrors (WCW Halloween Havoc 1991) * Junkyard Invitational...
Via Wrestle Scoop
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Gertner Hosting Wrestling Seminar, Francine Update, Brisco

– Former ECW announcer, manager and self-proclaimed “Quintessential Studmuffin” Joel Gertner is set to give a seminar at the Monster Factory tomorrow (August 9) in Paulsboro, New Jersey. The seminar will cover the art of the promo, wrestling production, psychology, promotion, marketing, financial, and show business aspects of pro wrestling. You can get more details on Gertner’s...
Via WZR Online
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Star Writing a Book, Jake on Being Cancer Free, Reid Scholarship

- We noted a few months ago that Jake “The Snake” Roberts tweeted that he was now cancer free. Jake was supposed to wrestle at an indie event last weekend but had surgery on his knee to remove the cancer. He talks to the fans in the video below: - The 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest Weekend will be their 10th anniversary and their last event. It runs Thursday, July...
Via Wrestle Scoop
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Comments on Santino’s Retirement, WWE Legends Notes

- WWE Hall of Famers Arn Anderson and Ricky Steamboat and TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell have been added to the final Mid-Atlantic Legends Fanfest at the University Hilton in Charlotte, NC in August. Other names include Ole Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Gerald Brisco, JJ Dillon, Jim Cornette, Rocky Johnson, Lanny Poffo, Jimmy Snuka, Paul Orndorff, Barry Windham, Kevin Sullivan and many...
Via Wrestle Scoop
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NXT Angle for Rusev Dropped, Taylor & “PS” Hayes Receive Awards

From NXT Angle for Rusev Dropped, Taylor & “PS” Hayes Receive Awards - The 2014 Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion took place this weekend at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with many wrestling legends in attendance. Gerald Brisco presented Michael “PS” Hayes with the Lou Thesz Award, which is a lifetime achievement award and Jim Ross presented Terry Taylor with...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NXT Angle for Rusev Dropped, Taylor & “PS” Hayes Receive Awards

- The 2014 Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion took place this weekend at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with many wrestling legends in attendance. Gerald Brisco presented Michael “PS” Hayes with the Lou Thesz Award, which is a lifetime achievement award and Jim Ross presented Terry Taylor with the Iron Mike Award, the CAC’s top honor. Ross noted in a blog last week...
Via Wrestle Scoop
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Angle for Rusev Dropped, Terry Taylor & Michael “PS” Hayes Receive Awards, More

- The 2014 Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion took place this weekend at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with many wrestling legends in attendance. Gerald Brisco presented Michael “PS” Hayes with the Lou Thesz Award, which is a lifetime achievement award and Jim Ross presented Terry Taylor with the Iron Mike Award, the CAC’s top honor. Ross noted in a blog last week...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE NXT Angle for Rusev Dropped, Terry Taylor & Michael “PS” Hayes Receive Awards, More

- Rusev and Mojo Rawley were scheduled to continue their feud from NXT Takeover at last Friday night’s WWE NXT TV tapings but Rusev wasn’t there and there was no mention of the feud. - The 2014 Cauliflower Alley Club Reunion took place this weekend at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with many wrestling legends in attendance. Gerald Brisco presented Michael “PS”...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Reason for Recent WWE Cuts, WWE Stars Reportedly Dating, More

From Reason for Recent WWE Cuts, WWE Stars Reportedly Dating, More - Lana and Rusev are reportedly dating in real life. - The dark segment after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Buffalo saw John Cena and The Usos challenging The Wyatt Family to a match. They didn’t have a match but Cena and The Usos hit their finishers on The Wyatts and then celebrated together to end the...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Reason for Recent WWE Cuts, WWE Stars Reportedly Dating, More

- Lana and Rusev are reportedly dating in real life. - The dark segment after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Buffalo saw John Cena and The Usos challenging The Wyatt Family to a match. They didn’t have a match but Cena and The Usos hit their finishers on The Wyatts and then celebrated together to end the show. - Some of the WWE developmental cuts were made last week because...
Via Wrestle Scoop
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Backstage Reason For WWE’s Recent Cuts + More

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As we reported last week, WWE made several cuts in their developmental talent including Shaul Guerrero, Mason Ryan and others. This was done because they have several names coming in in the next couple of months, including a handful of amateur wrestlers sent along by Gerald Brisco to start in June. Brisco was high on Tony Nelson, but he hasn’t...
Via WZR Online
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Reason for Recent WWE Developmental Cuts, WWE Stars Reportedly Dating, Cena & The Usos

- Lana and Rusev are reportedly dating in real life. - The dark segment after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Buffalo saw John Cena and The Usos challenging The Wyatt Family to a match. They didn’t have a match but Cena and The Usos hit their finishers on The Wyatts and then celebrated together to end the show. - Some of the WWE developmental cuts were made last week because...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricardo Rodriguez’ Masked Gimmick Returns, New WWE Talent?

– Gerald Brisco has been scouting new WWE talents as of late and is said to be very high on University of Minnesota heavyweight Tony Nelson. We’re told Nelson won NCAA titles in 2012 and 2013. He made it to the finals this year but wound up losing. There is no word on if he will be signing with WWE but most expect him to make a decision in the very near future. – At Friday...
Via WZR Online
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

People Trying To Run Recruits Out of Developmental?, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * April 25th in Toronto drew 6,500 fans * April 26th in Rockford, IL drew 4,800 fans * April 26th in Louisville, KY drew 4,000 fans * April 27th in Peoria, IL drew 3,500 fans * April 27th in Evansville, IN drew 4,400 fans * April 28th in St. Louis for RAW drew 10,500 fans - WWE officials recently issued a directive to NXT staff regarding...
Via Wrestle Scoop
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Certain People Trying To Run Brisco’s Recruits Out of WWE Developmental?, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * April 25th in Toronto drew 6,500 fans * April 26th in Rockford, IL drew 4,800 fans * April 26th in Louisville, KY drew 4,000 fans * April 27th in Peoria, IL drew 3,500 fans * April 27th in Evansville, IN drew 4,400 fans * April 28th in St. Louis for RAW drew 10,500 fans - WWE officials recently issued a directive to NXT staff regarding...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Certain People Trying To Run Brisco’s Recruits Out of WWE Developmental?, WWE Attendance

- Below are recent WWE attendance figures: * April 25th in Toronto drew 6,500 fans * April 26th in Rockford, IL drew 4,800 fans * April 26th in Louisville, KY drew 4,000 fans * April 27th in Peoria, IL drew 3,500 fans * April 27th in Evansville, IN drew 4,400 fans * April 28th in St. Louis for RAW drew 10,500 fans - WWE officials recently issued a directive to NXT staff regarding...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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