MICHAEL MCGILLICUTTY NEWS

Daniel Bryan, Curtis Axel & the issue of the failed wrestling star

Before he joined the “highly successful” trio 3MB of the WWE, Drew McIntyre was hand-picked by Vince McMahon as “The Chosen One” of the company.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE wrestler of the week: November 15th-21st, 2013

The Miz made some headlines this week when he reverted back to the old heel Miz almost exactly a year after turning babyface. Last year, the Miz turned good just in time for WWE Survivor Series.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Showing respect for the WWE Intercontinental title

The WWE got it right on Monday night when it put the Intercontinental Title on the waist of Big E Langston when he defeated Curtis Axel.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Friday Night SmackDown results and November 8 recap

This week’s WWE Friday Night SmackDown opens up with a video for the Wyatt Family and their feud with CM Punk and Daniel Bryan. I have to say the potential in this feud is quite great.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The best and worst of WWE Monday Night Raw

Poor Michael McGillicutty Pre-show notes: - There are a pair of live reports on the last page, so make sure you stick around and read those. - We appreciate your comments, likes, shares, tweets and other things. Clicking the like button makes you a cool cat. Be a cool cat! - Follow us on Twitter @withleather, follow me personally @MrBrandonStroud and like us on Facebook. - If...
Via With Leather
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel Comments on Working with The Rock and Brock Lesnar & More

Curtis Axel recently spoke with The Carroll County Times. Here are some highlights from the interview. If he had any input on the name “Curtis Axel”: “When I became Michael McGillicutty, ever since that point, I was throwing hundreds of names at them. And I’m sure Axel Curtis or Curtis Axel was in there somewhere. I was talking with a guy that works for WWE, Joey Styles,...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel Talks About Working on His Mic Skills, the Michael McGillicutty Name & More

WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel was interviewed by The Phoenix NewTimes. Here are some highlights:If he hated the name Michael McGillicutty: “Let me ask you a question. Would you like it if your name was Michael McGillicutty?… When I first heard about it, it was actually through text back when I was down wrestling with FCW through NXT and they said they were changing...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel Says He Was “Embarrassed” By the Name Michael McGillicutty

The Phoenix New Times has a good interview with Curtis Axel. Here are just a few highlights: If he hated the name Michael McGillicutty: ”Let me ask you a question. Would you like it if your name was Michael McGillicutty?… When I first heard about it, it was actually through text back when I was down wrestling with FCW through NXT and they said they were changing my name...
Via Wrestlechat.net
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel Talks About Improving His Mic Skills, Being Given The Name McGillicutty & More

WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel was interviewed by The Phoenix NewTimes. Here are some highlights. If he hated the name Michael McGillicutty: “Let me ask you a question. Would you like it if your name was Michael McGillicutty?… When I first heard about it, it was actually through text back when I was down wrestling with FCW through NXT and they said they were changing...
Via cheap-heat
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel Talks About Working on His Mic Skills, McGillicutty Name & More

Curtis Axel was interviewed by The Phoenix NewTimes. Here are some highlights. If he hated the name Michael McGillicutty: “Let me ask you a question. Would you like it if your name was Michael McGillicutty?… When I first heard about it, it was actually through text back when I was down wrestling with FCW through NXT and they said they were changing my name to Michael McGillicutty...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel on Hating the Michael McGillicutty Name

Curtis Axel was interviewed by The Phoenix NewTimes. Here are some highlights. If he hated the name Michael McGillicutty: "Let me ask you a question. Would you like it if your name was Michael McGillicutty?... When I first heard about it, it was actually through text back when I was down wrestling with FCW through NXT and they said they were changing my name to Michael McGillicutty...
Via Ring Side News
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Huge RAW Mistake + WWE Superstars Matched Taped

– During The Wyatt Family’s WWE debut on RAW, there were loud “Husky Harris” chants. Of course, Bray Wyatt (the one sitting in the chair) used to play the Husky Harris gimmick on NXT. – During Christian’s entrance during this week’s WWE RAW broadcast, Michael McGillicutty’s name was shown on the Titantron. Of course, McGillicutty is now known as Curtis Axel. Oooops...
Via PWS Entertainment
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Curtis Axel Says He Hated Being Michael McGillicutty

- WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel recently spoke with NorfolkNavyFlagship.com to promote the upcoming WWE live event in Norfolk. Here are some highlights: JM: How does it feel to be one half of the first ever father/son pairing to win the Intercontinental Championship? CA: Leading up to that whole pay-per-view, the whole week before, the thoughts going through my head...
Via Ring Side News
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Throwback Thursday: Mr. Perfect wins Intercontinental title

The emergence of Curtis Axel as a repackaged superstar brings back the memories of his late father, Curt “Mr. Perfect” Hennig. Axel has finally embraced the legacy of his father, which is a great change from his original character Michael McGillicutty. The first name Curtis is a tribute to his father and the last name Axel honors his grandfather, Larry “The Axe” Hennig....
Via Midwest Sports Fans
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

X-Ray Photos of Evan Bourne's Foot, McGillicutty Changes Twitter Handle, Cameron Out of Action with Sickness

- Evan Bourne had more x-rays taken on Tuesday. He tweeted: "Had more x-rays taken today. My index toe/big toe healed in a V shape. I think that will give me monkey grip in my feet like @ROHDelirious" - Natalya did local media with Tensai, Brodus Clay and Naomi on Tuesday morning. Cameron noted on Twitter that she's been sick lately and had to visit the doctors...
Via Ring Side News
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Many WWE Superstars Comment on the Debut of Curtis Axel

Several WWE stars went on Twitter and commented on Michael McGillicutty being re-packaged as Curtis Axel on RAW last night: Chris Jericho: “Proud & excited for the debut of #CurtisAxel! He’s been waitin for this his whole life. Somewhere Mr Perfect is smiling his mischievous grin” Curt Hawkins: “Couldn’t be happier for the former @WWEMcGillicutty …& don’t worry...
Via Wrestlechat.net
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Other Ring Names That Were Considered For Curtis Axel

Original plans called for Curtis Axel to debut as Curt Axel. WWE decided to change the name shortly before he debuted which is why his entrance video on Raw read Curt throughout the video. Reportedly there was not a single ounce of consideration given to allow him to continue on using the name Michael McGillicutty.  He hated it, the fans hated it, and many in the front office disliked...
Via Wrestlechat.net
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Reason Why Curtis Axel Was Chosen as the Newest Paul Heyman Guy Revealed

Credit – F4WOnline Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel’s current push but the way Axel was booked on RAW left some people wondering. Axel has another big supporter – The Rock. Rock and Axel trained together to prepare for Rock’s most recent WWE pay-per-view matches.  Brock Lesnar...
Via Wrestlechat.net
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The best and worst of WWE Monday Night Raw

Pre-show notes:- Comments, shares, likes, and anything else that gets people to come here are appreciated, as always. The more you show this to your friends and fellow wrestling fans, the more coverage we can do on the site. Share it enough, and hell, we’ll just have to split off into a dedicated wrestling blog. Wink wink, nudge nudge, and so on.- Follow us on Twitter @withleather...
Via With Leather
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Gets Serious About Preventing Concussions, Backstage News on Curtis Axel Being Pushed

- WWE is very serious about preventing concussions right now. Due in part to the Dolph Ziggler concussion, talents at Extreme Rules were told to be very careful and stay away from their opponents heads. - Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel’s current push but the way Axel was booked on...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Gets Serious About Preventing Concussions, Curtis Axel News

- Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel’s current push but the way Axel was booked on RAW left some people wondering. Axel has another big supporter – The Rock. Rock and Axel trained together to prepare for Rock’s most recent WWE pay-per-view matches. - WWE is very serious about preventing...
Via Wrestle Scoop
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Gets Serious About Preventing Concussions, Curtis Axel News

- Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel’s current push but the way Axel was booked on RAW left some people wondering.Axel has another big supporter – The Rock. Rock and Axel trained together to prepare for Rock’s most recent WWE pay-per-view matches.- WWE is very serious about preventing...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Who is Behind Curtis Axel's Major WWE Push?

Triple H has been high on Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty, for a long time now. He appears to be the one behind Axel's current push but the way Axel was booked on RAW left some people wondering. Axel has another big supporter - The Rock. Rock and Axel trained together to prepare for Rock's most recent WWE pay-per-view matches. Huge Report on HHH Making WWE...
Via Ring Side News
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Several WWE Personalities Comment on Curtis Axel

- Several WWE stars went on Twitter and commented on Michael McGillicutty being re-packaged as Curtis Axel on RAW last night: Chris Jericho: "Proud & excited for the debut of #CurtisAxel! He’s been waitin for this his whole life. Somewhere Mr Perfect is smiling his mischievous grin" Curt Hawkins: "Couldn't be happier for the former @WWEMcGillicutty ......
Via Ring Side News
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Triple H Not Injured On RAW + Curt Axel ‘Debuts’, More

– For those who have asked, the angle at the end of RAW where Triple H nearly “passed out” was just that – an angle. Triple H is just fine and it’s all part of the ongoing storyline. MANY people have asked so we felt the need to post an “update” here. – Michael McGillicutty returned on this week’s RAW as the newest client of Paul Heyman. During a promo, Heyman said...
Via WZR Online
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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