HomeUK Wrestling SceneUS Wrestling SceneInternational Wrestling SceneVideo GamesMMABlogsWrestling NewsMisc
Wrestling 101: Wrestling News, Views and Reviews US Wrestling Scene - WWE, TNA and more
Contact | Feedback | About Us | FAQ | Advertising | Bookmark Us | Feeds

US Scene News
US Scene Blogs
US Scene Articles
US Scene Interviews
US Scene Profiles
Wrestling Reviews
  Wrestling Book Reviews
  WWE DVD Reviews
  Classic WWF Video and DVD Reviews
  WWE UMD Reviews
  TNA DVD Reviews
  Indy Wrestling DVD Reviews
  Wrestling CD Reviews
  Wrestling Figure Reviews
US Scene Forum

Wrestling101 - Community

Read our latest Interviews below:

Wrestling Interviews

Wrestling101 - Poll
Are you enjoying WWE Raw having guest hosts each week?
Yes
No
I would prefer a new general manager



View results
Wrestling101 - Partners
Wrestling101 - Info

WWE UK Tour
UK: WWE at Butlins in 2010
TNA UK Tour
Wrestling Reviews
MMA Reviews
Wrestling Blogs
The Wrestling Channel
TNA TV Schedule
Recommended Websites

Wrestling101 - Shop

News US Scene News

WWE: Suspensions Expected This Week After Weekend Wellness Tests
by Nemesis Enforcer on 10 June 2009 5:52 am


Wrestling 101 UK Scene RSS Feed | Feeds

The WWE creative team has already been given a list of wrestlers not to write ideas for as they will be unavailable for the foreseeable future, starting with next Monday's three-hour episode of Raw. Dave Meltzer said in today's Wrestling Observer Radio show that the company will indeed be suspending some main roster talent within the next few days. Drug testing took place at shows over the weekend, in addition to this week's RAW.

Further confirming that some suspensions will be taking place is that it is standard company protocol for head officials to inform creative that certain performers will not be available for the foreseeable future. This fact was publicly disclosed by World Wrestling Entertainment in Henry Waxman's report concerning steroids in professional wrestling released this past January.

Although, there is a lot of skepticism among many in WWE these days in regards to how the company is handling drug test violations. Since the fall of 2007, the official policy on drug test failures has been to publicly announce all failures no matter what, but internally, some believe the company isn't completely abiding by its own set of rules.

For instance, of the four confirmed developmental releases within the past two days (Lupe Viscara, Jon Cutler, Dakota "Maverick" Darsow and Kafu), two were reportedly let go as a result of drug test failures. It is rather peculiar that WWE officials opted against publicly outing the violators when it is company policy to do so.

Early last year, WWE announced the suspensions of developmental wrestlers Derrick Neikirk and Neil "Chet the Jet" Bzibziak, releasing them shortly thereafter. In this new case, the company appears to be circumventing its own set of rules by quietly releasing talent so more unwanted negative attention isn't drawn to WWE concerning drug use amongst its wrestlers — especially due to little known minor league talent when the company is adamantly trying to clean up its image. Had they not terminated the violators in question, they would have had no choice but to publicly announce their respective suspensions, hence the quiet releases, which apparently is WWE's new way of getting around the policy.

Source: F4WOnline.com

Share


Click here to view the NEW Wrestling 101 website!

READ THE LATEST:

Wrestling News | WWE Show Reports | Features | Reviews | Blogs



Wrestling101 - Articles
WWE Undertaker's Deadliest Matches DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 09/26/2010 3:37 PMWWE Best PPV Matches of the Year 2009-2010 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 09/01/2010 2:00 PMWWE Live in the UK (April 2010) DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 08/17/2010 3:39 PMWWE Wrestlemania 26 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 08/07/2010 4:28 PMWWE Rumble Road: Untold Stories from Outside the Ring Book ReviewBy Dante Spears - 08/07/2010 3:56 PMWWE Elimination Chamber 2010 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 07/28/2010 1:25 PMWWE Royal Rumble 2010 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 07/25/2010 4:23 AMWWE Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 07/15/2010 3:30 PMWWE: Shawn Michaels - My Journey DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 06/07/2010 1:08 PMWWE: John Morrison - Rock Star DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 05/23/2010 4:12 AM
WWE Title Belts: A Guide to the GoldBy Beltmark - 09/19/2007 9:02 AMT3C: The History of WrestleManiaBy Stephen Ashfield - 04/04/2009 3:00 PMDeath in WrestlingBy Draven Cage - 01/16/2010 5:44 PMRIP Brian “Crush” AdamsBy Steve McLaren - 08/16/2007 4:52 PMHulk Hogan ProfileBy Dan - 07/13/2004 4:00 PMWWE Divas - Tropical Pleasure ReviewBy Dan - 08/25/2003 4:00 PMWWE Theme Addict CD ReviewBy Dan - 11/07/2004 4:00 PMBrock Lesnar ProfileBy Mitchell Jones - 08/24/2003 5:00 PMEddie 'Umaga' Fatu ObituaryBy TheBigBoot - 12/06/2009 5:27 AMUltimate Warrior ProfileBy Dan - 04/24/2005 4:00 PM
WWE Undertaker's Deadliest Matches DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 09/26/2010 3:37 PMWWE Best PPV Matches of the Year 2009-2010 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 09/01/2010 2:00 PMWWE Live in the UK (April 2010) DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 08/17/2010 3:39 PMWWE Wrestlemania 26 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 08/07/2010 4:28 PMWWE Rumble Road: Untold Stories from Outside the Ring Book ReviewBy Dante Spears - 08/07/2010 3:56 PMWWE Elimination Chamber 2010 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 07/28/2010 1:25 PMWWE Royal Rumble 2010 DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 07/25/2010 4:23 AMWWE Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 07/15/2010 3:30 PMWWE: Shawn Michaels - My Journey DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 06/07/2010 1:08 PMWWE: John Morrison - Rock Star DVD ReviewBy Draven Cage - 05/23/2010 4:12 AM
Iron Jung #6: WWE - Deja Vu All Over AgainBy The Iron Jung - 06/01/2008 8:49 AMT3C: Random RavingsBy Stephen Ashfield - 04/04/2004 4:00 PMWWE Armageddon 2006 DVD ReviewBy Stephen Lyon - 10/30/2007 10:28 AMWWE Signature Moves Book ReviewBy Tony Cottam - 11/30/2006 4:00 PMTLW: 8 Hour SpecialBy Tony Cottam - 10/01/2003 4:00 PMJohn Cena: You Can’t See How Good I AmBy David Ruse - 07/15/2009 1:00 PMThe Spectacular Legacy of the AWA DVD ReviewBy Stephen Lyon - 06/25/2007 5:53 AMGB&U: Smackdown - 31st March 2006By Chris Dewing - 04/02/2006 4:00 PMBrock Lesnar ProfileBy Mitchell Jones - 08/24/2003 5:00 PMTLW: Ones To Watch 2004By Tony Cottam - 01/12/2004 4:00 PM
Wrestling101 - News
WWE Friday Night SmackDown November 26, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/26/2010 8:59 PM WWE Superstars November 25, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/25/2010 7:02 PM WWE NXT November 23, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/24/2010 1:21 PM WWE: RAW Rating for November 22, 2010By Cassidy Haslett - 11/24/2010 12:24 PM WWE: Legend & WWE Agent/Producer Suffers A Heart Attack!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/23/2010 11:29 AM WWE: SmackDown Writer & Occasional TV Character Leaves The WWE!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/23/2010 11:07 AM WWE Monday Night RAW November 22, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/22/2010 8:27 PM WWE Survivor Series 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/21/2010 8:05 PM WWE Spoilers: Final Card for WWE Survivor Series!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/21/2010 2:22 PM WWE Week In Review: November 14, 2010- November 20, 2010By Cassidy Haslett - 11/21/2010 1:02 PM
WWE: Updates on Chris Benoit's DeathBy Kam - 06/26/2007 3:56 AM WWE: Pay-Per-View Schedule for 2009By Cassidy Haslett - 12/03/2008 12:16 PM WWE: When Will The Undertaker Return?By Cassidy Haslett - 06/09/2008 1:23 PM WWE: 10 wrestler's suspendedBy Nemesis Enforcer - 08/30/2007 1:30 PM WWE: Legend & WWE Agent/Producer Suffers A Heart Attack!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/23/2010 11:29 AM WWE: Lita on Playboy, her ring name...By Chris Dewing - 01/16/2004 11:06 AM WWE Night of Champions 2009 ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 07/26/2009 8:16 PM WWE: Poster for WWE Night of Champions 2008By Cassidy Haslett - 05/02/2008 4:25 PM WWE SummerSlam 2009 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 08/23/2009 8:08 PM WWE Backlash 2009 Match ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 04/26/2009 9:42 PM
WWE Friday Night SmackDown November 26, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/26/2010 8:59 PM WWE Superstars November 25, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/25/2010 7:02 PM WWE NXT November 23, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/24/2010 1:21 PM WWE: RAW Rating for November 22, 2010By Cassidy Haslett - 11/24/2010 12:24 PM WWE: Legend & WWE Agent/Producer Suffers A Heart Attack!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/23/2010 11:29 AM WWE: SmackDown Writer & Occasional TV Character Leaves The WWE!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/23/2010 11:07 AM WWE Monday Night RAW November 22, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/22/2010 8:27 PM WWE Survivor Series 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/21/2010 8:05 PM WWE Spoilers: Final Card for WWE Survivor Series!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/21/2010 2:22 PM WWE Week In Review: November 14, 2010- November 20, 2010By Cassidy Haslett - 11/21/2010 1:02 PM
WWE Spoilers: Main Event for This Week's SmackDown Revealed!By Cassidy Haslett - 11/24/2009 12:45 PM WWE Spoiler: Identity of Chavo Guerrero's New Bodyguard RevealedBy Cassidy Haslett - 04/09/2008 2:32 PM WWE: Raw Backstage News (Spoilers)By Chris Dewing - 11/25/2003 10:56 AM ROH Wrestling on HDNet May 9, 2009 Match ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 05/09/2009 6:46 PM WWE: Contract Update on Jeff HardyBy Cassidy Haslett - 07/10/2009 3:14 PM WWE: RAW Rating for January 28, 2008By Cassidy Haslett - 01/30/2008 5:00 PM ECW on Syfy January 19, 2010 Detailed ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 01/19/2010 8:08 PM WWE: Lena Yada's father suffering from diseaseBy Nemesis Enforcer - 06/16/2008 8:38 AM WWE: Jim Ross Replies To Rumors That He May Be Heading To TNABy Cassidy Haslett - 09/10/2009 7:50 PM WWE SmackDown July 31, 2009 ResultsBy Cassidy Haslett - 07/31/2009 7:43 PM
Wrestling101 - Blog
SSP#28: WWE Money in the Bank 2010 PredictionsBy Edgedogg - 07/18/2010 12:56 PMSSP#27: WWE Fatal 4 Way Predictions By Edgedogg - 06/20/2010 10:10 AMRuses Raw Review: 31st May 2010By David Ruse - 06/01/2010 9:28 PMSSP#26: WWE Over the Limit 2010 PredictionsBy Edgedogg - 05/23/2010 10:45 AMRuses WWE Raw Review: 3rd May 2010By David Ruse - 05/08/2010 12:20 AMRuses WWE Extreme Rules 2010 ReviewBy David Ruse - 04/26/2010 11:05 PMSSP#25: WWE Extreme Rules PredictionsBy Edgedogg - 04/21/2010 8:55 PMRuses WWE Raw Review: 12th April 2010By David Ruse - 04/16/2010 10:12 PMSSP#24: My WWE Wrestlemania 26 ExperienceBy Edgedogg - 04/11/2010 8:22 PMRuses WWE Raw Review: 5th April 2010By David Ruse - 04/07/2010 9:12 PM
SSP: My WWE WrestleMania 25 WeekendBy Edgedogg - 04/22/2009 10:28 PMSSP#19: WWE Royal Rumble 2010 Predictions, Good Idea Bad Idea and the SSP Top TenBy Edgedogg - 01/17/2010 1:36 AMThe Rumor Mill- Featuring WWE Release Rumors and Possible Reasons for Recent ReleasesBy The Informant - 03/04/2010 10:36 PMTSC: WWF Royal Rumble 1988By The Beltster - 01/22/2008 8:03 PMSSP #8: Shawn Michaels at WrestlemaniaBy Edgedogg - 03/26/2009 10:41 PMWWE 2009 Slammy Awards - My WinnersBy David Ruse - 12/14/2009 1:51 AMCBlog #48- CM Punk, John Cena and WWE Hell in a CellBy Cassidy Haslett - 10/08/2009 10:08 PMCBlog #49 - WWE Iron Man Match HistoryBy Cassidy Haslett - 10/24/2009 11:13 PMCBlog #46: Lilian Garcia, The Undertaker and Rey MysterioBy Cassidy Haslett - 09/24/2009 8:16 PMRuses WWE Extreme Rules 2010 ReviewBy David Ruse - 04/26/2010 11:05 PM
CBlog IX- Chris Benoit By Cassidy Haslett - 06/26/2007 10:29 PMWWE's CensorshipBy Guest Blogger - 03/30/2009 1:02 AMCBlog XLV - Jeff Hardy, Linda McMahon, TNA Releases and more!By Cassidy Haslett - 09/17/2009 9:57 PMCBlog #46: Lilian Garcia, The Undertaker and Rey MysterioBy Cassidy Haslett - 09/24/2009 8:16 PMCBlog #48- CM Punk, John Cena and WWE Hell in a CellBy Cassidy Haslett - 10/08/2009 10:08 PMWWE 2009 Slammy Awards - My WinnersBy David Ruse - 12/14/2009 1:51 AMWWE: My Hopes For 2010By David Ruse - 01/11/2010 1:19 AMSSP#19: WWE Royal Rumble 2010 Predictions, Good Idea Bad Idea and the SSP Top TenBy Edgedogg - 01/17/2010 1:36 AMSSP#21: WWE Elimination Chamber 2010 PredictionsBy Edgedogg - 02/19/2010 11:32 PMSSP#23: WWE Wrestlemania 26 PredictionsBy Edgedogg - 03/19/2010 11:18 PM
CBlog XXIV- WWE RAW, Unforgiven & Cena's InjuryBy Cassidy Haslett - 08/26/2008 8:49 PMCBlog V - Titles, Referees and Paul HeymanBy Cassidy Haslett - 06/07/2007 10:43 PMCBlog XVI- Return of the CBlogBy Cassidy Haslett - 08/03/2008 8:49 PMThe Rumor Mill: Featuring The Plan for the ECW Roster and The Plans for WWE WrestleManiaBy The Informant - 02/10/2010 9:29 PMCBlog XIII- My TNA RantBy Cassidy Haslett - 08/13/2007 2:53 PMCBlog XXX- Thoughts On Cyber SundayBy Cassidy Haslett - 11/22/2008 8:37 PMSSP #12: WWE The Bash 2009 PredictionsBy Edgedogg - 06/27/2009 10:28 PMWWE Royal Rumble 2008 PreviewBy Slim Jim - 01/26/2008 11:31 AMCBlog XVIII- WWE Releases Seven Superstars By Cassidy Haslett - 08/08/2008 11:34 PMSSP #16: WWE Night of Champions Aftermath, Summerslam 2009 and Chris MastersBy Edgedogg - 08/17/2009 10:51 PM
Wrestling101 - Latest Discussions
WWE Night of Champions 2014 Discussion Thread - September 21, 2014 from Nashville, TNLast Post: 3:15 PMElite British Wrestling - Fallout 2014Last Post: 2:45 PMWWE & TNA: Focusing on IndiaLast Post: 2:44 PMRandom News 2014Last Post: 2:37 PMWWE Night of Champions 2014 Predictions *Win £20 / $35 Approx - BEST TIME TO ENTER*Last Post: 2:30 PMWWE UK & Ireland Tour - November 2014Last Post: 2:58 AMWWE SmackDown Discussion Thread - September 26, 2014 from Little Rock, AR (#788)Last Post: 09/21/2014 4:55 PMElite British Wrestling - Showdown in ChapeltownLast Post: 09/21/2014 2:14 PMWWE’s most embarrassing title holdersLast Post: 09/21/2014 1:33 PMSouthside Wrestling Entertainment - Sheffield - 19/09/14 w/TNA's The WolvesLast Post: 09/21/2014 1:26 PM

[Privacy] [Sitemap] [Link to us] The contents of this webpage are copyright 2003 - 2009 Wrestling 101. All Rights Reserved.
Script execution time: 0.408003 seconds