• Possible Reason Why Shane McMahon Hasn’t Been On WWE TV As Of Late
Shane McMahon was last seen on WWE programming at the Greatest Royal Rumble in Saudi Arabia. He participated in the 50 Man Royal Rumble match where he took a big table bump in typical Shane O’Mac style.
In May, Shane O’ Mac underwent a hernia surgery. He hasn’t been seen on TV since then.
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reports that WWE hasn’t done much to bring him back into any kind of powerful position on WWE TV. He’s considered just another performer on the WWE roster.
A possible reason for Shane being off TV could be that WWE wants to get Paige over as the General Manager of SmackDown Live who does things on her own (and so that they can later promote her upcoming movie ‘Fighting With My Family’).
Meltzer noted that WWE might be waiting for a big program to arrive and then include Shane in it (possibly at Survivor Series later this year).
• RAW Wrestler Reveals Why He Isn’t Buying Hulk Hogan’s Apology
Hulk Hogan’s suspension was lifted a couple of weeks ago and he was reinstated into the WWE Hall Of Fame. He showed up backstage at Extreme Rules and issued an apology to the locker room for the comments he made years ago.
Some people accepted his apology while some didn’t. However, RAW wrestler Titus O’ Neil isn’t buying the Hulkster’s apology. He recently appeared on Busted Open Radio where he discussed the whole situation.
Below is what Titus said:
“You know I think I pretty much summed up everything in my statement on Twitter and Instagram that statement was circulated in media outlets. At the end of the day, the company made a decision. I support the decision. I actually support having one fo the most iconic figures in WWE History in Hulk Hogan being in the WWE Hall Of Fame.
What I don’t support is the apology that was given in regards to the words and the things, the actions he exhibited years ago. To me when you have true remorse when you feel sorry for doing something it’s pretty simple. You don’t have to be prepped to say certain things.
I just feel the inconsistency from the time that it came out to last week were so across the board that you know it’s just like sitting there it was uncomfortable for me because I wanted to give the character Hulk Hogan a chance.”
Titus said that Hogan disappointed a lot of people and disagreed with the idea that there was a 50/50 split of people accepting and rejecting his apology. He said that time will tell how much involvement Hogan will have with WWE. He wants to give the man behind the character a chance as well.
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