Archive - October 2012

TNA to tape two IMPACT shows in Manchester, England

Impact

TNA Wrestling today announced that two episodes of IMPACT Wrestling will be recorded at Manchester Arena on January 25, 2013. This show will be part of the TNA Road To Lockdown tour in the United Kingdom which will also have live events in Glasgow, Nottingham, and two more TV tapings in London. It’s the first time that TNA will be filming...

3 nights in a row of WWE shows on USA Network in December

WWE

USA Network announced that they will be having three nights of WWE programming the week before Christmas. On Monday, December 17, USA will air Monday Night RAW in its usual 8PM to 11P time slot, followed by a live Smackdown special the next day, Tuesday, December 18, from 8PM to 10PM. Then on Wednesday, December 19, the yearly Tribute To The...

WWE Chief Financial Officer discusses the planned WWE Network

WWE Network

In an interview this week with the Hartford Courant, WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios gave no new news about the planned WWE Network even though Vince McMahon promised during the last conference call that they will have some concrete announcements in the next quarter earnings call, scheduled in two weeks time. Barrios repeated the...

Intercontinental title on the line at Hell In A Cell

Kofi Kingston

The Miz and Kofi Kingston will meet again at Hell In A Cell later this month in a rematch for the Intercontinental title after Kofi won the title during the Main Event episode this past Wednesday. The match, announced on Smackdown, is the fifth one on the card at the moment with other matches including CM Punk vs Ryback, Sheamus vs Big Show, Randy...

Mike Graham passes away at age 61

No Image

Mike Graham, the son of Championship Wrestling from Florida promoter Eddie Graham, passed away yesterday at the age of 61. He was found dead by his wife with a gunshot wound to his head in an apparent suicide. Graham worked for WCW for over a decade both as a wrestler and as a road agent and also worked with WWE for the WWE Classics shows, often...

Bautista on the cover of the latest Muscle & Fitness magazine

Batista

Former WWE and World Heavyweight champion Dave Bautista is on the cover of the latest edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine. Batista is photographed wearing MMA gloves with the headline “Dave Bautista. The man with the iron fists. From the WWE to MMA!” Bautista is featured in the move The Man With The Iron Fists, hence the headline...

Hogan’s sex tape partner caught in more videos

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan’s legal team might have scored an early advantage in their lawsuit against Bubba “The Love Sponge” and his ex-wife Heather Cole as TMZ.COM reported today that they have seen multiple tapes of Heather having sex with multiple men in the same room on the same bed and video taped in the exact same way. TMZ says that three...

Help fund the Dynamite Kid documentary

Dynamite Kid

Our good friends at Highspots.com sent the below regarding a planned Dynamite Kid documentary. Recently the Highspots.com video crew traveled to Manchester, England where they spent three days with the world-renowned wrestling legend known as Dynamite Kid. Their purpose for the trip initially was fairly straight forward – they had traveled...

WWE starts 3-day tour in Egypt, Mysterio misses out

Rey Mysterio

WWE Superstars and Divas started a three day tour in Egypt today, making it the sixth new country that WWE has traveled to in 2012. The shows will be held at the Cairo Stadium Complex in Cairo, and live events promoters Creative Design are handling the tour. The same promoters brought WWE to Doha for the first time last year. One Superstar who did...

No concussion for The Miz after incident on RAW

The Miz

WWE Intercontinental champion The Miz was doing okay after getting knocked out silly by Kofi Kingston during their match on Monday Night RAW. The Miz was hit pretty hard in the face when Kofi delivered his Trouble In Paradise finishing maneuver from very close distance and the Miz was not fast enough to protect his face. Miz was knocked out cold...

RAW rating for 10/15/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.8 rating this week with an average viewership of 3,989,000 viewers, down slightly from last week’s show in terms of overall eyeballs. Hour one did 4,067,000 viewers, hour two did 4,013,000 and hour three did 3,886,000. It’s interesting to note that hour one was also the hour that dragged the number down during...

Jones, Sonnen, to coach next TUF and fight on April 27

The Ultimate Fighter

The Los Angeles Times broke the story that Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen will be the coaches of the next season of The Ultimate Fighter on FX and the two will fight on pay-per-view on April 27 for the Light Heavyweight title. “This should be a good one. Jon has accepted the fight. He knows the fans want to see that fight,” UFC President...

Tammy Sytch going to rehab, lawyer issues statement

Sunny

Eyewitness News 3 in Connecticut is reporting that former WWE Diva Tammy “Sunny” Sytch is expected to go back to rehab with WWE picking up the tab following yesterday’s court appearance. Still in jail after she couldn’t afford the $100,000 bail set by the judge last week, Sytch’s attorney requested that she gets sent...