Archive - October 2012

Lilian Garcia thanks fans in video message

Lilian Garcia

Smackdown ring announcer Lilian Garcia recorded a Tout video message to the WWE fans, thanking them for their love and support following her accident last Friday where she was struck by a car in Los Angeles. “You guys have been amazing during this time. I have the best medical care so I’m doing my best to hurry up and come back! Love...

WWE off to Europe for 20 live events in 10 days

WWE

WWE Superstars, Divas, and crew will start a painful 11-day, 20-event European tour today which will take them to 10 different countries. The RAW brand will have a total of 11 shows across five countries while the Smackdown brand will do 9 shows across seven countries. Both RAW and Smackdown will have tapings in Birmingham, England at the LG Arena...

Stephan Bonnar announces his retirement from mixed martial arts

Stephan Bonnar

UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar announced yesterday that he is retiring from mixed martial arts at age 35, saying in a message on Facebook that all he ever wanted was to bring some fun to fans. Bonnar is credited – along with his opponent at the time Forrest Griffin – for putting UFC back on the map years ago with the first edition of The...

WrestleMania 29 kickoff party on November 9 in New York

WrestleMania 29

On November 9, WWE will be hosting a WrestleMania Kickoff Party at the Citi Pond at Bryant Park in New York City located at 99 W 40th Street. Fans who will be attending the free party will be able to purchase tickets for next year’s WrestleMania which will take place at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The event will run from 7PM till 10PM...

RAW rating for 10/29/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week pulled a 2.94 composite rating with an average viewership of 4,102,000, an increase of over 450,000 viewers from last week. Hour one did 4,306,000 viewers, hour two did 4,217,000, and hour three did 3,783,000 in total, once again dragging down the overall number. Between hour two and hour three, WWE lost 434,000 viewers...

WWE ’13 video game released in stores today

WWE 13

It is a big day for WWE gamers today as WWE ’13, the newest video game from THQ, was released in stores nationwide for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii. The biggest sell of the game this year is the first single player campaign based on the Attitude Era which replaces the Road to WrestleMania campaign which was found in earlier...

Beth Phoenix wraps up her WWE duties

Beth Phoenix

Beth Phoenix made her last WWE appearance on RAW as the former Women’s and Divas champion wrapped up her duties after handing in her notice last month. Phoenix was “fired” from the show by Vickie Guerrero for losing her match against AJ even though Guerrero eventually restarted the match and Phoenix won a couple of seconds...

Jerry “The King” Lawler returning to announcing in two weeks

Jerry Lawler

It was announced on RAW that WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will be making his return to WWE television in two weeks time for the RAW in Columbus, Ohio. Lawler suffered a heart attack on the September 10 episode of Monday Night RAW live in Montreal, just around thirty minutes after he was involved in a tag team match. Lawler...

Team Foley vs Team Punk at the Survivor Series

Mick Foley

The first traditional Survivor Series match was announced yesterday on RAW with the fan favorite five on five match making a return to the second oldest WWE pay-per-view. Team CM Punk will be taking on Team Foley on the show and the participants were picked and announced in the final segment of yesterday’s RAW. Joining CM Punk at the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/29/2012

RAW

From the “hub” (shout-out to NASCAR, there!) of one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all-time, comes tonight’s Monday Night Raw. It is 24 hours removed from Hell In The Cell, and I have NO idea what happened in the most intriguing matches with the World Heavyweight Championship and WWE Championship, respectively...

WWE HQ closes down due to Hurricane Sandy

WWE HQ

WWE closed its corporate headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, today as the state – and much of the east coast – is bracing for Hurricane Sandy to smash through anything in its way. The company also has an office in New York which presumably is closed as well as the city that never sleeps is on the way to be deserted. RAW and...

Tickets pre-sale code for RAW in Atlanta on 02/04/2013

RAW

WWE will be returning to Atlanta for Monday Night RAW on February 4, 2013. Tickets go on sale to the general public on December 15 however fans online can get their hands on the tickets during a pre-sale which started yesterday night and will run through Friday, November 2, till 10PM. You can get tickets for this RAW at Ticketmaster.com using the...

Lilian Garcia released from hospital after car accident

Lilian Garcia

Smackdown ring announcer and WWE Diva Lilian Garcia was released from hospital today according to a story on WWE.COM. “Lilian has been released from the LA hospital, but is still under medical watch due to her body injuries,” her husband Chris said. “The love, support and prayers from our immediate family, our friends and the WWE...

Cena to answer questions from WWE fans during pre-show

John Cena

Instead of having the usual pre-show match tonight, WWE will be dedicating thirty minutes to John Cena as he will be answering questions from the fans and it will be streamed live on WWE.COM, Facebook, and YouTube. Fans can ask Cena questions using either Twitter, Facebook, or Tout, using the hashtag #CenaPreShow. The pre-show starts at 7:30PM...

Hell In A Cell 2012 live on pay-per-view tonight

Ryback

Live tonight from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, WWE presents Hell In A Cell on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: CM Punk vs Ryback for the WWE title inside the Hell In A Cell; Sheamus vs Big Show for the World Heavyweight title; Kofi Kingston vs The Miz for the Intercontinental title; Kane and Daniel Bryan vs Cody Rhodes and...

Sheamus surprises soldier on set of HLN’s Morning Express

Sheamus

World Heavyweight champion Sheamus made one soldier very happy on Friday after he made a surprise appearance on HLN’s Morning Express set to give the soldier some great news. Staff Sgt. Clay Ragsdale – a huge wrestling fan – and a member of the Georgia National Guard was invited to HLN as part of their series where every week...