Emma Surgery Update, Batista Shoots On Steph, Another Release
Emma Has Successful Surgery
WWE’s Emma noted on Twitter that her back surgery was successful. The recent main roster call-up was sidelined with a ruptured disc and will now need several months to rehab.
Thank you all so much again for the support and keeping me in your thoughts! Surgery went well today! Just resting up now! ☺️
— EMMA (@EmmaWWE) May 19, 2016
Batista Mocks The Stephanie Slap
Former WWE star Batista took a shot at Stephanie McMahon on Twitter when she posted about her “slap” being her finishing move.
It's arguable that "the slap" is my character's finishing maneuver. Who do you think was hit the worst? #StephBookhttps://t.co/rXuSEYY8Pn
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) May 18, 2016
Plus it helps to get guys over!😐And it builds a great angle for when you get your receipt😳 it looks good😖 I tried! 🙁 https://t.co/m4zlY9BzeJ
— Dave Bautista (@DaveBautista) May 18, 2016
Now that he’s a movie star Batista doesn’t hold back his criticisms of WWE. Although he’s believed to be a friend of Triple H’s, Hunter never attended his most recent wedding and there is believed to be some friction over the way he was last used on TV. Triple H brokered the deal for his return so shares some of the blame for how it went.
Alex Reyes Released
NXT announcer Alex Reyes (Alex Del Barrio) who was released yesterday has already fired back through Pro Wrestling Sheet. He suggests that part of the reason for his firing is that he’s a lifelong wrestling fan, and the company look down on fans because they cannot be taught the “WWE way” as easily as non-fans.
Backstage there has always been a negative vibe towards “marks for the business.” AJ Lee famously got heat for tattooing the date of her Diva’s title win on her neck, because that’s what a “mark” would do.
From Vince’s perspective those that take took pride in “wrestling” end up being more difficult to work with.