Backstage Note On WWE’s Wellness Policy, Lots More

Ryan Clark

There has been discussion of re-releasing Dusty Rhodes’ book under the WWE publishing banner.

According to one person in WWE, the issue today is that while there is still a real Wellness policy in effect, the tests are few and far between and there are so many ways to get around them that guys are back to being just as big as ever. The company is obviously hoping that Kennedy’s injury is the last one, but there is also the understanding that there could be many more coming. If you combine huge physiques with long overseas tours, you get things like this.

Jimmy Hart has been talking to various live event and touring companies, both in the US and in the UK, about producing a Hulk Hogan road show. It is not a given that Hogan would actually be headlining the shows, only that he would be presenting the shows. The feeling in the UK is that there are so many low-level indy shows oversaturating the market that there is an opening for some sort of Legend’s World Tour type of deal.

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