Archive - August 2012

Chris Jericho ends another stint with WWE

Chris Jericho

Y2J Chris Jericho said his goodbye to his WWE fans yesterday on Monday Night RAW as he once again leaves for duty with his band Fozzy. Jericho fought Dolph Ziggler with the stipulation being that if Jericho won, he’d get the Money In The Bank contract which belonged to Ziggler while if Ziggler won, Jericho’s contract would be...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 08/20/2012

RAW

The night after what was (hopefully) a great SummerSlam (it did present a great card), I’m sure many questions are looming. I phrase it this way because once again, I have managed to avoid the big results of the title matches and special attraction bouts from the Pay-Per-View. So, did C.M. Punk retain his WWE Championship against John Cena...

Dana White to hold chat on MetroPCS Facebook page tomorrow

Dana White

MetroPCS will be hosting a live fan chat with UFC President Dana White tomorrow, August 21, at 5PM PT. Those interested to participate are invited to submit questions to the MetroPCS Facebook page leading up and during the chat. White will discuss recent news, talk future fights and answer questions live from participants. You can visit the...

WWE spokesman says Fred Durst wasn’t thrown out of the building

WWE

Initial reports that came out of SummerSlam indicated that the lead singer for Limp Bizkit, Fred Durst, was kicked out of show yesterday after he gave the camera the middle finger when the cameras were showing celebrities who were attending the show. A WWE spokesman cleared the air with TMZ.COM saying that Durst wasn’t thrown out by security...

Original WWWF title found in an attic in Avon, New York

WWE

W-O readers Michael Brinkschroeder and Dave Zelickson sent in an article which originally appeared on the SLAM! Wrestling website about the discovery of the original WWWF title from 1963. When Bruno Sammartino defeated Buddy Rogers at Madison Square Garden to win the WWWF title, Sammartino never received the original belt which Rogers held at the...

Limp Bizkit lead singer Fred Durst kicked out of SummerSlam

SummerSlam

PWInsider.com is reporting that the lead singer for Limp Bizkit, Fred Durst, was kicked out of SummerSlam yesterday after he gave the camera the middle finger when the cameras were showing celebrities who were attending the show. Security personnel quickly acted to boot the singer out for his gesture, a big no no since the company turned TV...

Gift cards, free parking, to California residents attending RAW

WWE

WWE will be giving a $10 merchandise gift card to the first 1,000 fans who arrive at the Save Mart Center between 3:30 and 4:30PM for RAW tonight. The gift card can be redeemed for any merchandise being sold at the show in the building. This offer is only available to California residents who live within 35 miles of Fresno, the site of...

Brock Lesnar to kick off Monday Night RAW tonight

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

It was not a good night for Triple H yesterday at SummerSlam but it looks like Brock Lesnar enjoyed it so much that he will be on RAW tonight as well. The former WWE and UFC champion will make another RAW appearance, kicking off the show at 8PM EST, to discuss his victory at SummerSlam. Lesnar’s next program will probably not be for a few...

Brock Lesnar gets Triple H to tap out, Punk and Sheamus retain

SummerSlam

For 24 years, the biggest Summer event for WWE is SummerSlam and tonight it’s the 25th annual of SummerSlam. The highly promoted match for tonight is Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar that has been in the making since the end of April. Brock broke the arm of Triple H using the Kimura armbar a few months ago. Later on, Triple H returned to the...

Kurt Angle explains what will keep him part of TNA Wrestling

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle’s Twitter rants usually involve some weird commentary, sometimes he blames it on his account being hacked, and sometimes he owns up to his comments. His latest cryptic message came in around 15 hours ago when he sort of “threatened” TNA on what will it take to keep him around in the company. “If Tna Uses Me as...

SummerSlam 2012 live on pay-per-view tonight

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Live tonight from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, WWE presents the 25th annual of SummerSlam on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: CM Punk vs Big Show vs John Cena for the WWE title in a triple threat match; Sheamus vs Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight title; Triple H vs Brock Lesnar; Kane vs Daniel Bryan; Dolph...

WWE and THQ reveal the WWE ’13 video game roster

WWE 13

Yesterday afternoon, WWE and THQ revealed the full roster for the upcoming WWE ’13 video game during the SummerSlam Axxess. The game will have 51 modern era WWE Superstars and Divas as well as an additional 35 from the Attitude era. The full list of modern era characters include: Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Booker T, Brock Lesnar, Brodus...

Rousey calls out Cyborg immediatley after fight

Ronda Rousey

It took just 54 seconds for Ronda Rousey to win her first title defense against former Bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman, and yet again, she won with an arm bar. This was her sixth straight arm bar submission win as a professional MMA fighter with none of her fights lasting more than the first round. Only Miesha Tate gave her a decent fight...

Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman full live report

Strikeforce

San Diego California is going to be the host for tonight’s Women’s Bantamweight Championship as Ronda Rousey defends the title for the first time as she takes on former champ Sarah Kaufman. In the co-main event former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza faces a 9-1 Derek Brunson. PRELIMS can be seen on...

20 year old indy wrestler Mercedes KV signs with WWE

Mercedes KV

WWE has reportedly signed 20 year old Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado, a female wrestler who worked for Cahotic Wrestling and New England Championship Wrestling. The announcement was made by Chaotic Wrestling’s Facebook page which noted that she would be leaving the indy company as the Women’s champion, a title she won in December 2011. The...

Former WWE Diva Taryn Terrell makes her TNA debut

Taryn Terrell

Former WWE Diva Tiffany made her TNA debut during yesterday’s episode of IMPACT under her real name, Taryn Terrell. Terrell was brought in by Brooke Hogan as the special guest referee for the Madison Rayne vs Miss Tessmacher Knockout title match and she walked out in a referee top showing a lot of cleavage. In a funny side note, when Hogan...

Hulk Hogan returning to IMPACT next week

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be making his return on IMPACT Wrestling next week to help Sting and other TNA Superstars fight off the Aces & Eights group. The segment will be opening the show, which is an ‘Open Fight Night’ edition. Hulk Hogan was attacked by the masked group in July as a way to get him off television to undergo another surgery...

CM Punk says A.W.’s firing is justified

CM Punk

TMZ cameras caught up with WWE champion CM Punk yesterday in Beverly Hills and said that he agreed with WWE’s decision to fire Abraham Washington over the Kobe Bryant rape joke. He said that he doesn’t like to see anybody lose his job but a rape joke is not funny and he thinks if there’s a reason to get fired, it’s...

WWE releases official app for iOS and Android devices

WWE

After a failed first attempt, WWE has released a mobile app for both iOS devices and Android. Available for free on iTunes and Google Play, the WWE app – both for mobiles and tablets – contains Superstar profiles, biographies, feeds from their social networking, tons of WWE videos including clips from RAW, Smackdown, and classic videos...

Showtime’s All Access: Ronda Rousey video

Ronda Rousey

Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey was the subject of a two episode All Access on Showtime to hype up her first title defense against Sarah Kaufman tomorrow night. The All Access show takes you behind the scenes and in the life of Rousey as she trains for the fight and fulfills her media obligations with comments from Kaufman herself, UFC President...