Archive - 2012

FremantleMedia ready for WWE’s EMEA video license takeover

WWE

Come Tuesday, January 1, Silver Vision will lose its license for WWE DVD and Blu-Ray releases in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, with FremantleMedia Enterprises picking up the license. FremantleMedia will be releasing new WWE discs approximately one month after the U.S. release, meaning that fans in the EMEA region will enjoy quicker delivery of...

TNA Knockout Velvet Sky invovled in car accident

Velvet Sky

TNA Knockout Velvet Sky missed last night’s non-televised event in Poughkeepsie, New York, after she was involved in a car accident due to the blizzard. The former Knockout champion wrote on her Twitter that her truck spun out of control due to the weather conditions and she ended up in a ditch. She was not injured but was shaken from what...

Preview for the New Year’s eve Monday Night RAW

RAW

Monday Night RAW tomorrow will take place from the nation’s capital with another three hour show. Taped for the New Year’s eve broadcast are John Cena and The Miz vs Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow; Antonio Cesaro vs Sgt. Slaughter; Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre vs Kane and Daniel Bryan; Dolph Ziggler vs Sheamus; Big Show vs Ricardo...

Velasquez works over JDS to regain belt at UFC 155

Cain Velsaquez

At UFC 155 Cain Velasquez made sure that everyone knew Junior Dos Santos beating him was because he wasn’t at 100%. A lot of fighters attribute a loss to injuries and not being able to come into a fight at full strength. Give Dos Santos his credit though because he has been able to stop most men with his striking but that was not the case...

UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velazques 2 main card fight recaps

UFC

On the final UFC event of 2012 Jon Anik and Joe Rogan took to doing the commentary on a card of 12 fights from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Of the twelve fights eight went the judges for a decision, one ended by a submission and three by way of TKO. Co-Main Event Jim Miller vs Joe Lauzon In a fight between two men known for their...

WWE taping television shows this weekend

WWE

WWE will be taping their television shows for this coming week today and tomorrow due to the New Year holidays. RAW is being taped tonight at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., starting at 7PM. USA Network will air this show on New Year’s Eve this coming Monday in RAW’s usual time slot. Tomorrow, Smackdown will be taped at the...

UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez 2 preview and weigh-ins video

Junior Dos Santos

Live tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, the UFC will present its last pay-per-view of the year, UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez 2. The last time these two met, Dos Santos gave Velasquez his first MMA defeat and also took away the UFC Heavyweight title on the first UFC on FOX show. Weigh-ins were held yesterday afternoon...

TNA selling VIP tickets for Genesis pay-per-view weekend

TNA

TNA is selling a VIP ticket for their Genesis weekend for a cost of $99.99 which will get you access to four shows in total. The VIP ticket will consist of early admission to the live IMPACT show on Thursday, January 10. VIP reception at the IMPACT Zone on Friday, January 11. Early admission to two 3-hour specials that TNA will tape for...

RAW rating for 12/24/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.2 rating for the Christmas Eve show, the lowest rating since 1997 with an average of 3,143,000 viewers. The number was expected to be down due to the circumstances and next week it won’t be pretty either since it will be new year’s eve. Hour one did 2,940,000 viewers, hour two did 3,271,000 viewers, while hour...

Paul Heyman wrestling tonight in MSG against Ryback

Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman has been involved in the wrestling business sine he was very young and by the time he was a teenager, he managed to be a photographer for the then WWWF at a show in Madison Square Garden. In his 30+ years in wrestling, there’s one thing that Heyman never managed to accomplish – wrestle in the world’s most famous...

The Rock added to Smackdown tapings in Sacramento

The Rock (WWE)

When The Rock appeared on WWE television over the past year it has always been on Monday Night RAW. That will change however come January 2013 as the former WWE champion will also be coming to Smackdown. On January 8, The Rock will be making his in person Smackdown television appearance for the first time in over eight years in his home town of...

Panelists revealed for Royal Rumble Fan Fest discussions

Bret Hart

The panelists for the Royal Rumble Fan Fest that will happen during the weekend of the Rumble in Phoenix at the U.S. Airways Center have been announced. The first panel will take place on Saturday, January 26, from 3PM to 6PM and will tackle the much talked about Montreal screwjob. Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, and Jerry “The King” Lawler...

The Marine 3: Homefront teaser trailer with The Miz

WWE Studios

The teaser trailer for The Marine 3: Homefront, has been released featuring former WWE champion The Miz in the leading role. The story about this third installment in The Marine WWE Studios’ franchise is about The Miz’s character trying to save a kidnapped family member and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a militia group. Randy...

Countdown to UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez full video

UFC

On December 29, the UFC will present UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez 2 live on pay-per-view from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The five-round fight for the UFC Heavyweight title will be the second between the two after Dos Santos defeated the then champion Cain Velasquez on the first ever UFC on FOX broadcast to give Velasquez...

Christmas holidays over for WWE…back on the road!

WWE

Christmas holidays for the WWE Superstars and Divas are over and it’s back to non-televised live events starting today. Between now and December 30 there will be 9 events, eight non-televised shows and one TV tapings with two shows each on the 26th, 27th, and 28th of December, RAW and Smackdown tapings on the 29th and then another two shows...

20th anniversary of Monday Night RAW to be held on January 14

RAW

The 20th anniversary of WWE’s Monday Night RAW will take place on January 14, 2013, at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Just six months after the 1,000th episode of the WWE flagship show, the company will once again present a special broadcast to commemorate the milestone. The last time WWE celebrated such milestone apart from the...

New Age Outlaws to appear at 3 non-televised events this week

New Age Outlaws

Oh you didn’t know? The Road Dogg and Bad Ass Billy Gunn will be reuniting for some action this week as the duo are booked to appear at three RAW non-televised events. The former five time WWE tag team champions will be at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, on December 26, at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, on December...