Archive - November 2012

Kevin Nash to appear at NXT tapings in December

Kevin Nash

Former WWE and WCW champion Kevin Nash will be appearing at the NXT television tapings which will be held on December 6 at the Full Sail University. This will be Nash’s first appearance for WWE in several months and he will be joined by Wade Barrett who will be involved in a match. “Looking forward to the NXT tapings next week, but...

IMPACT TV report 11/30/2012

Impact

Impact begins this week with a recap of recent events: Wes Brisco beating Jason Garrett in his Gut Check match, Eric Young getting his ankle broken by Aces and Eights, and the ongoing potential romance between Brooke Hogan and Bully Ray. After the recap, Hulk Hogan is the first to the ring. Hogan wants to know what is going on between his daughter...

Appearances set for The Rock on RAW next year

The Rock (WWE)

The Rock is currently set for two RAW appearances with more to be added as WrestleMania time comes closer. The self-proclaimed people’s champion will be appearing on the January 28 Monday Night RAW in Las Vegas, Nevada, and then on the February 18 edition of the show in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Rock will be appearing at the Royal Rumble to...

Water sprinklers go off backstage at Smackdown tapings

Smackdown

Several reports floating around have revealed that at the Smackdown tapings on Tuesday night, the sprinklers at the CenturyLink Center went off backstage making a mess everywhere. PWInsider said that the incident happened when a pre-taped segment for Smackdown was being taped and the room went completely dark with water coming out from the ceiling...

RAW rating for 11/26/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.7 rating with an average of 3,920,000 viewers. The viewership is slightly up from last week’s 3.83 million however there was a horrible number in the third hour. Hour one kicked off strong with 4,147,000 viewers followed by a small drop to 4,126,000 viewers in the second hour. The third hour then suffered one of the...

Pre-sale code for RAW in Las Vegas on 01/28

RAW

The Internet pre-sale for Monday Night RAW in Las Vegas on January 28 started yesterday and will run through Thursday ending at 11:59PM PT. If you are interested in attending the show, returning to the Thomas & Mack Center after one run at the Mandalay Bay, the password to use is RAWLASVEGAS. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday...

Ambrose, Reigns, and Rollins get a new group name

The Shield

Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins are now collectively known as The Shield. That name was rumored to be used last week although it wasn’t confirmed at the time. The three NXT up-and-coming Superstars had their first interview on RAW yesterday with Michael Cole where they revealed that they are not working for CM Punk, but rather...

Ryback vs Punk set for TLC pay-per-view main event

Ryback

The main event for TLC: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs has been set after Ryback threatened to take over RAW yesterday. The Las Vegas native demanded that he gets CM Punk at the TLC pay-per-view in a tables, ladders, and chairs match or else he would not leave the ring. RAW Supervising Manager Vickie Guerrero granted his request in return for his...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 11/26/2012

RAW

The streak continues tonight, as C.M. Punk has now reigned as WWE Champion for 372 days. As the build towards T.L.C. starts, who will be the man to challenge him for the title at that Pay-Per-View? How will Ryback react to his beatdown from Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, and Dean Ambrose? Speaking of title shots, when will Wade Barrett exercise his...

WWE crew visit sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier

Eve Torres

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, R-Truth, The Miz, Eve, and Layla, visited the sailors and crew of the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier in the middle of the Arabian Sea yesterday as part of the Tribute to the Troops show. The crew landed aboard the moving super carrier via helicopter and chatted with the crew, signed items, and took photos...

CM Punk surpasses Randy Savage’s uninterrupted title reign

CM Punk

CM Punk is a big fan of Macho Man Randy Savage as often noted by either his ring attire or else the flying elbow. The current WWE champion today marked 372 days as the king of the jungle, surpassing the late Randy Savage who held the title for 371 days between WrestleMania IV and V. “Randy Savage. #respect,” tweeted Punk, marking this...

UFC 156: Aldo vs Edgar announced for Las Vegas

UFC

Las Vegas, Nevada – The biggest weekend in sports just got a little bigger. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will be returning to the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, Feb. 2 with a featherweight title superfight between reigning champion Jose Aldo and former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Plus, former...

Ticket information and who can attend Tribute to the Troops

Tribute To The Troops

Tickets for the Tribute to the Troops will be distributed to troops and their families around December 1 according to a spokeswoman for Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. Active-duty personnel and their families who are stationed at Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Air Station Oceana, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story, Naval Support Activity...

FremantleMedia launches website for WWE DVD distribution in EMEA

WWE

FremantleMedia Enterprises, the new license holders for WWE DVD, Blu-Ray, and digital distribution, has launched its website at WWEDVD.co.uk ahead of the January 2013 launch. The company will take over from SilverVision in the new year and will be distributing WWE home entertainment products for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The first eight...