Archive - October 2012

Strikeforce cancels November 3 show in Oklahama

Strikeforce

Strikeforce announced today on its web site that the November 3rd show in Oklahoma City at the Chesapeake Energy Arena has been canceled. The card had suffered injuries in both the main event and co-main event. This will be the second event in a row to be cancelled due to injuries. The September 29th show in Sacramento, CA was called off after...

UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar weigh-ins video

UFC

Earlier today, the UFC held its weigh-ins for UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the site for tomorrow’s pay-per-view. All fighters on the card managed to make weight and there were no surprises. The card will be headlined by UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva taking on Stephan Bonnar in a three round...

JBL apologizes to the Colon family after RAW remark

JBL

John “Bradshaw” Layfield issued an apology to Carlos Colon, Primo, and Epico, after a line he said on Monday Night RAW offended the three Puerto Ricans. Layfield explained how as a heel commentator he tries to say things to put over certain individuals and what he says is not intended to offend anyone, but rather entertain. He went on...

First WrestleMania 29 poster with Rock, Cena, and Lesnar revealed

WrestleMania 29

The first poster for WrestleMania 29 advertising the tickets on-sale date of November 10 has found its way online. The poster features a big WrestleMania 29 logo with bright lights behind it and then at the top there’s a photo of The Rock, Brock Lesnar, and John Cena, with the New York skyline behind them. The Rock has committed himself to...

IMPACT TV Report 10/12/2012

Impact

Impact wrestling begins this week with a video package recapping the feud between Bobby Roode and James Storm.  We also see a short segment reviewing the recent deal between Hogan and Aces and Eights.  The first person to the ring when Impact goes live is James Storm. Match #1:  James Storm versus Austin Aries. The two men lock up and jockey...

Steve Austin fires back at CM Punk, calls him a joke

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin responded to CM Punk after the WWE champion once again name-checked him on Monday Night RAW this week, the second time he’s done it in two weeks. In a video posted on Whosay.com – apparently Austin hasn’t jumped on the Tout bandwagon yet – the former WWE champion said he heard that CM Punk has been...

CM Punk talks about fan incident from RAW

CM Punk

After WWE issued a statement yesterday on the CM Punk incident from RAW, the WWE champion spoke about what happened for the first time to WWE.COM today. “I think the whole situation sucks. It’s an unfortunate and isolated incident. I was up in the stands, surrounded,” Punk told WWE.COM. WWE security was not fast enough to...

WWE returns to Sacramento for Smackdown with funny pre-sale code

Smackdown

WWE will return to Sacramento on January 22, 2013, for a Smackdown taping and the pre-sale code has to be a funny – or not so funny – coincidence considering what happened with CM Punk and the fan in the stands during RAW. The pre-sale code for this particular Smackdown event is SMACKFAN, and no, that is not a joke. Prices for the show...

RAW rating for 10/08/2012

RAW

RAW with the return of Vince McMahon and a main event between the Chairman and CEO and CM Punk drew some better ratings than last week’s show however still considerably down compared to previous months. RAW pulled in a composite rating of 2.8, up from last week’s 2.5, with an average viewership of 4,108,000. Hour one did  4,191,000...

Version 3.0 of W-O News BlackBerry app out now

W-O BlackBerry App

Version 3.0 of the Wrestling-Online.com News app for BlackBerry was released today on the BlackBerry App World. The new app replaces version 2.2.1 and it was rebuilt from scratch, making it faster and compatible with the new OS 7. Minimum requirement for the new app is OS 5. It is available for both touch and non-touch BlackBerry devices and it is...

New amazing twist in the Hulk Hogan sex tape saga

Hulk Hogan

In a surprising twist on the Hulk Hogan sex tape saga, one of Hulk’s best friends, Bubba “The Love Sponge,” has been revealed as the man behind the recording, which was done in 2006. TMZ broke the story that at the end of the tape after Hogan leaves, Bubba is heard telling his then-wife Heather, “If we ever did want to...

Bonnar promises to give Anderson Silva hell at UFC 153

Stephan Bonnar

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Rio this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face the bigger, stronger and teak tough contender Stephan “The...