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BOB BACKLUND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Promoter Refuses to Pay Original Sin Cara, SmackDown, Backlund

- Bob Backlund and Darren Young were hanging out with the athletes at the Special Olympics games yesterday in New Jersey. - There is currently no SmackDown pre-show listed on the WWE Network for this week. - There was a situation in Mexico recently where the original Sin Cara wasn’t paid for working two events on May 31st and June 1st. The promoters are facing potential legal...
Via Wrestle Scoop
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Promoter Refuses to Pay Original Sin Cara In Mexico, SmackDown Pre-show Note, Backlund

- Bob Backlund and Darren Young were hanging out with the athletes at the Special Olympics games yesterday in New Jersey. - There is currently no SmackDown pre-show listed on the WWE Network for this week. - There was a situation in Mexico recently where the original Sin Cara wasn’t paid for working two events on May 31st and June 1st. The promoters are facing potential legal...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rock To Begin Filming ‘Hercules’ Shortly, Backlund/WWE

– WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund recently paid a visit to the Connecticut State Veterans Home to meet with military veterans. The official WWE website has released this video highlighting his visit. – WWE Hall of Famer Drew Carey turns 55-years-old today. – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will begin filming the big-budgeted comic-book adaptation/war film Hercules: The Thracian...
Via WZR Online
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

WWE Officials Not Happy With Bob Backlund, & More

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter – At this year’s WWE Hall of Fame ceremony in New York City (as well as leading up to the event), Bob Backlund was telling officials that he was going to back out. He thought he would be overshadowed by the other inductees. It should be noted that the company was not at all happy with his Hall of Fame speech. – With WWE planning...
Via PWS Entertainment
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Bob Backlund’s WWE HOF 2013 Induction!

[Show as slideshow]
Via WZR Online
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Maria Menounos Addresses Fans Who Don’t Understand Why She’s Inducting Bob Backlund at the WWE Hall of Fame

Maria Menounos wrote the following on her Facebook page about inducting Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame this weekend: “I know some of you don’t understand why I’m inducting Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame. Here’s a quick history… I met Bob when I was 19-he starred in my movie, he supported me when I competed at Miss Mass USA pageant and I helped him run for...
Via Wrestlechat.net
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Maria Menounos Is Inducting Bob Backlund, Henry and Ryback Record Fake, Naomi In Action

Maria Menounos got Bob Backlund a movie role, Mark Henry & Ryback don't really break weight-lifting record, and Naomi on tonight's Main Event.
Via Wrestling Truth
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Update on Former WWE Diva Maria Possibly Returning at WrestleMania 29; Correction on Bob Backlund’s Hall of Fame Induction

Credit – Wrestling Observer We noted how Maria Kanellis was considered at one point to work a multi-Divas match at WrestleMania 29 with other former Divas. F4Wonline.com reports that it appears Kanellis has some enemies within WWE because word got out to some of the current Divas and they got Maria’s return nixed. Speaking of Maria Kanellis, she went on Twitter and denied reports...
Via Wrestlechat.net
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rumors On Bob Backlund’s WWE Hall Of Fame Inductor

There were rumors on some websites today that Maria Kanellis was scheduled to induct Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. The reports also stated that Kanellis was contacted about returning to the company for a proposed “Past Divas vs Present Divas” match at WrestleMania 29, but it doesn’t appear that match is happening anymore. Maria tweeted the following in regards...
Via WZR Online
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bob Backlund Talks WWE Hall Of Fame Induction & More

Bob Backlund was a guest on the VOC Wrestling Nation Radio show to talk about his WWE Hall of Fame Induction, his upcoming book and more: On his new business endeavor, Gym in a Box: “Back in the 80s I used to run for conditioning. If you run long enough, you will end up hurting your knees very badly. I learned about a product called “step test”, and you can do these step exercises...
Via WZR Online
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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