Archive - August 2012

Jon Jones apologizes for UFC 151 cancellation

Jon Jones

Days after UFC President Dana White canceled the UFC 151 pay-per-view from Las Vegas which was set for next Saturday, Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones apologized for refusing to fight Chael Sonnen, a decision which led to the cancellation of the show. White was pretty straight forward, blaming Jon Jones and his trainer Greg Jackson for pulling...

Spot the major difference between the Bella Twins

Bella Twins

There’s a new, easier way to distinguish who’s who when it comes to the Bella Twins. No, not a tattoo, not a new hairdo from one of them, but one of the twins is now sporting a set of brand spanking new boobs. That’s right, Nikki Bella is now looking rather large in the chest department, definitely “out-growing” her...

Triple H on RAW on Monday to address WWE fans

Triple H (DX)

Triple H will be appearing on Monday Night RAW tomorrow to address the WWE fans following his loss to Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam last week. The WWE.COM website has played up the injury saying that Triple H suffered a broken arm thanks to Lesnar’s Kimura Lock, the second time that the company has played up the angle that Lesnar broke his...

Rock vs Cena one hour special tonight on NBC

WrestleMania 28

If for some reason you missed the Rock vs Cena match at WrestleMania, tonight its your chance to watch it for free on broadcast television. Starting at 9PM ET, NBC will be airing a one hour Rock vs Cena special including the full match that closed the pay-per-view. The preview says that this will be a never-before-seen look at the historic match...

IMPACT Wrestling rating for 08/23/2012

Impact

TNA’s IMPACT Wrestling rating saw a nice increase this week mostly thanks to the hype of the angle between the Aces & 8s and Sting, Hogan, etc teaming up to take them out. This week’s show did a 1.15 rating and a total of 1,717,000 viewers, an increase of almost 300,000 viewers from the previous week. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen...

WWE app for iOS doing good in iTunes

WWE

The new WWE app for iOS is doing good in the iTunes chart, with the one for iPhone sitting in the tenth place while the iPad version is in the twelfth place at time of this writing. Released last week, the app is taking very positive reviews with fans enjoying the Superstar bio and photos, news, social media integration and tons of video clips...

WWE Hall of Famer Sunny checks out of rehab

Sunny

WWE Hall of Famer and former Diva Tammy Sytch has been released from rehab after spending over a month in a facility paid for by WWE. Sytch – better known as Sunny – was rushed to the ER last month after drinking a considerable amount of Vodka. After the word about her problem got to Tommy Dreamer, Dreamer called WWE to help her out...

Claire Lynch storyline wrapped up after actress quits role

TNA

The pregnant storyline on IMPACT was written out of television yesterday after the actress portraying the character of Claire Lynch quit her role. The actress – Julia Reilly – is from Florida and in the past two weeks her online properties were shut down after her identity was leaked online. During yesterday’s IMPACT, it was...

Impact TV report for 08/23/2012

Impact

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Anderson Silva offered to keep UFC 151 alive

Anderson Silva

UFC President Dana White said that Middleweight champion Anderson Silva offered to save the UFC 151 pay-per-view from being canceled by fighting a light heavyweight fighter. The only problem was that the message reached White a few hours after the UFC Pres announced that the show was officially canceled. The message was delivered by Silva’s...

Machida turns down UFC 152 title shot, Belfort steps up

Vitor Belfort

The main event for UFC 152 has been changed once again as Lyoto Machida refused to fight Jon Jones in Toronto on September 22, capping off a disastrous day for everyone at UFC. With Jones refusing to fight Sonnen, and Machida refusing to fight Jones, Vitor Belfort has stepped up the plate to take on the current Light Heavyweight champion. Belfort...

Rey Mysterio out with a concussion

Rey Mysterio

It did not take long for Rey Mysterio to get on the injured list again. Almost one month after making his return during a July episode of RAW, Rey Mysterio is on the sidelines yet again, this time however it’s due to a concussion. The former World Heavyweight champion suffered the injury during his SummerSlam match against The Miz for the...

New main event for UFC 152 in Toronto, Canada

Jon Jones

A new main event for UFC 152 in Toronto, Canada, was announced today with the previous top fight – Joseph Benavidez vs Demetrious Jonson for the Flyweight title – moved to the co-main event spot. After the cancelation of UFC 151 from Las Vegas, the reigning Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be defending his title against...

Dana White announces the cancelation of UFC 151

Dana White

UFC 151 will go down in history as the event that never happened as a very angry Dana White today announced the cancelation of the pay-per-view from Las Vegas. The challenger for the title, Dan Henderson, suffered a partial MCL tear and was unable to take on the fight. White announced that Chael Sonnen had agreed to take on Jon Jones on a week...

Tyler Reks asks for his release and gets it

WWE

Tyler Reks was released from WWE this week after asking to be let go to spend time with his family and newborn baby daughter. “I realized recently that being a Superstar means sacrificing certain things, including time with my family. As a new father, my heart broke every time I had to leave to go on the road,” Reks wrote on his...

D’Angelo Dinero out of BFG Series

D'Angelo Dinero

TNA Wrestling announced on its website that D’Angelo Dinero is officially out of the Bound For Glory Series due to an injury. The man formerly known as Elijah Burke in the WWE suffered a shoulder injury during a match and he was written off by having Aces and 8s attack him at the Hardcore Justice pay-per-view. Last week he tweeted a picture...

RAW rating for 08/20/2012

RAW

The post-SummerSlam RAW this week drew a 3.14 composite rating with a total average viewership of 4,352,000. Hour one did 4,352,000 viewers, hour two did the best with 4,657,000 viewers and the third hour scored 4,426,000 viewers. The overall number is up from last week’s 2.84. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by...

Brock Lesnar signs off again with a Tout video message

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

“There’s nothing here left for me to conquer. I’m leaving the WWE, and I’m never coming back.” And with those words, former WWE and UFC champion Brock Lesnar signed off – temporarily of course – via a 15 second Tout video message posted on Paul Heyman’s account. Lesnar’s multi-million dollar...

Sonnen backs Hendo to beat Jones at UFC 151

Chael Sonnen

Las Vegas, Nevada – One teammate publically backing another to win a big title fight is probably to be expected, but nevertheless Chael Sonnen’s characteristically bombastic declaration that Dan Henderson will defeat UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 151 on September 1 has people talking. Sonnen and “Hendo”...