WWE News Roundup: Big E disappointed with WWE Championship reign, Stone Cold Steve Austin to be portrayed on Young Rock, and more | May 2, 2022
WWE News Roundup for May 2, 2022
WWE News Roundup for today is headlined by former WWE Champion Big E revealing that he didn’t like his WWE championship reign as much he wanted. The Roundup is followed by sitcom Young Rock revealing the arrival of Luke Hawk who will be portraying as Stone Cold Steve Austin in the upcoming episodes of the second season of the sitcom.
WWE News Roundup for May 2, 2022:
1. LLukeHawk to play as Stone Cold Steve Austin in the Young Rock
The second season of the Young Rock sitcom based on Dwayne Johnson’s life has been on the top of the charts for all of his fans. The sitcom has not only been providing everyone with the life of the Rock, but has also given inspiration to me. Now, the sitcom will also feature the Rock’s long-time rival, Stone Cold Steve Austin who will be portrayed by actor, Luke Hawk.
2. Big E not happy with his WWE championship reign
While WWE tried to give a huge push to former tag team champion Big E by bringing him a victory in the Money in the Bank ladder match followed by a successful cash in, the company wasn’t able to bring the fame to the power of positivity. Here’s what Big E said about his WWE Championship reign: “I wanted it to be a five-course meal, and it was more of an appetizer. I’m overly critical of my work to begin with, so I wouldn’t say I was happy with it.”
3. WWE and AEW nearing negotiation period for television rights
WWE and AEW are reportedly nearing the negotiating periods for their live television deals in US which is set to expire in 2024. The rights are valued very high and could be a huge opportunity for both the companies. The Vince McMahon led company is currently facing a lot of competition from the Tony Khan led company and this could lead to the deals getting closed easily.