Triple H returns to WWE television after 5-month absence

Triple H

After an absence of five months from WWE television, Triple H made his return last night on Monday Night Raw and helped Kevin Owens win the Universal title. Things were looking more of the same when the former WWE champion showed up and attacked Roman Reigns, hitting the Pedigree outside the ring and helping Seth Rollins to eliminate Reigns from...

Kevin Owens wins the WWE Universal title on Raw

Kevin Owens

The Kevin Owens era on Monday Night Raw has begun as the former Intercontinental champion won the WWE Universal title last night, becoming the second champion to hold the belt after Finn Balor. The match was turned to an elimination match from a fatal 4-way with Big Cass the first one eliminated by Owens. Then Triple H made a surprise return and...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 08/29/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for August 29th, 2016 Introduction Segment: In Memoriam A couple of pictures of Hall-of-Famer Harry Fujiwara – a.k.a. Mr. Fuji – is displayed, as he passed away yesterday; he was 82, born in 1934. Segment #2: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo A recap of Finn Balor winning the Universal Championship at...

First cast member for Netflix’s G.L.O.W. series announced

GLOW

Back in May, Variety announced that Netflix has ordered 10 episodes of a comedy series based on the 1980’s female wrestling league with the name Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, and today, The Hollywood Reporter revealed the first member of the cast – Alison Brie. Brie will star as Ruth, a struggling actress whose dreams of fame take a...

Ryback explains why he left WWE

Ryback

In the first episode of his podcast Conversation With The Big Guy, former WWE Intercontinental champion Ryback revealed that money was not the reason he walked away from WWE as he had a 3-year, $1.5 million contract. Ryback said that there were several aspects of life in WWE which he did not like, including the constant lies he was fed, the...

New WWE Universal champion to be crowned on Raw tonight

WWE Universal Title

A new WWE Universal champion will be crowned on Monday Night Raw tonight with Seth Rollins, Kevin Owens, Big Cass, and Roman Reigns battle it out in a fatal 4-way match. All four won their respective qualifying matches last week on the show to end up in this final match. The title became vacant seven days ago when Finn Balor had to surrender the...

Tributes pour in for the late Mr. Fuji

Mr Fuji

Soon after WWE announced the passing of Mr. Fuji, the WWE Hall of Famer was trending on Twitter with many in the business remembering him with tributes. “An unforgettable character in front of the camera and an even better one behind it. Rest in Peace, Mr. Fuji,” tweeted Triple H following WWE’s announcement. Demolition Smash, who worked a...

Live WWE event results from 08/27 in San Angelo, Texas

Dean Ambrose

W-O reader Bob Wilson attended the live WWE event in San Angelo, Texas at the Foster Communications Coliseum yesterday and sent in the following results. Enzo and Big Cass defeated The Vaudevillains; The Miz defeated Titus O’Neil and Darren Young in a triple threat match to retain the Intercontinental title; Golden Truth, Jack Swagger and Sin...

WWE Hall of Famer Mr. Fuji passes away at age 82

Mr Fuji

WWE today announced that Harry Fujiwara, better known as Hall of Famer Mr. Fuji passed away this morning at the age of 82. Fuji made his debut in the then WWWF in 1972, working for Vince McMahon Sr, tag teaming with Toru Tanaka. He spent two years then before leaving and then returned in 1977 for another one year run. In 1981, after wrestling for...

Raw brand to travel to England and Far East next month

WWE Live

The Raw brand will be racking up some miles next month as September will see the red roster go to England and the Far East for a couple of shows. The upcoming one night only WWE Live in London at the O2 Arena will take place on Wednesday, September 7. This was originally thought to be a WWE Network event when it was announced however it’s not...

WWE Attitude Era tag team The Headbangers to wrestle on Smackdown

Headbangers

An Attitude Era tag team is making their WWE return next Tuesday on Smackdown, possibly to be part of the Smackdown Tag Team title tournament and facing the new tag team of Heath Slater and Rhyno. Chaz Warrington and Glenn Ruth, better known to fans as Mosh and Thrasher of the Headbangers, announced on their respective social media accounts that...

UFC’s Paige VanZant eyes WWE run

Paige VanZant

While speaking on the MMA Report podcast to promote tonight’s UFC Fight Night, UFC fighter Paige VanZant acknowledged that WWE did speak with her management regarding a possible appearance, rumored to have been in conjunction with SummerSlam. The negotiations however did not go far though as VanZant was ready to get back in the Octagon following...

Impact rating for 08/25/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on POP on Thursday night did a pretty good 373,000 viewers, up 22,000 viewers from the previous week. This was the best number since the July 5 episode which featured the Final Deletion match between Jeff and Matt Hardy. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Shawn Michaels at NXT television tapings

Shawn Michaels

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels was helping out at the NXT television tapings yesterday, his first taping since he became a coach at the WWE Performance Center. HBK moved with his family, at least temporarily, to Orlando to teach a class at the Performance Center, believed to be the class of the final stage before the call-up to the main roster...