Archive - November 2012

New W-O Android app available now

W-O Android

The Wrestling-Online.com News app for Android devices has been updated with a new faster version which is available for download now at the Amazon Appstore. The new app includes a new Main category which will list the latest articles from all the other categories – WWE, TNA, MMA, and General news. The update is free for previous users and...

Which brings more money and fans? WrestleMania or Super Bowl?

WrestleMania

Politifact.com has a story online regarding a recent statement by Triple H where he said that WWE’s WrestleMania has outdrawn the Super Bowl in terms of tickets for the past few years when the two hold their events at the same arena. In terms of attendance, WWE did in fact outdraw NFL’s biggest game of the year in five out of six...

Early buyrate for the Hell In A Cell 2012 pay-per-view

Ryback

Early figures for the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view show that the event did around 200,000 buys worldwide, a bit more than the show did last year, but less than it did in 2010. The figures – released by WWE – has the PPV doing 152,000 buys so far in the United States and an additional 48,000 buys internationally. The figures are not all...

Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s next movie titled Snitch

The Rock (Movies)

The trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s next movie Snitch has been released by Yahoo! Movies. Set for release on February 22 of next year, Snitch is a movie about a father – played by Johnson – whose son is arrested for selling illegal narcotics. To save him from a long prison term, he agrees to go undercover as a drug dealer with the...

Top 100 moments from RAW DVD and Blu-Ray out next month

Steve Austin

On December 11, WWE will be releasing the RAW 100: The Top 100 Moments in RAW History on both Blu-Ray and DVD. The DVD version will contain 3 discs while the high-definition Blu-Ray will have 2 discs with loads of extras. This new release will feature a long countdown from 100 to the number 1 moment – which on this DVD is the Steve Austin...

RAW rating for 11/12/2012

RAW

RAW took a nice hit in viewers on Monday as the show did just 3,835,000 viewers with a 2.7 rating, a pretty bad number considering they were coming off a pay-per-view. Hour one scored 3,873,000 viewers, hour two did 3,923,000 viewers, and hour three dropped to 3,710,000 viewers. The viewership in hour three was the second most lowest since RAW...

WWE Diva Kaitlyn arrested at Smackdown tapings

Kaitlyn

WWE Diva Kaitlyn was arrested at the Van Andel Arena yesterday, the site of the Smackdown tapings according to TMZ.COM. The 26 year old was picked up by Kent County Sheriff officials due to an old speeding ticket that she didn’t pay last time she was in the area. The Sheriff department hit the scene immediately after Kaitlyn showed up for...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 11/19/2012

RAW

Tonight, we are over 24 hours removed from Survivor Series and the biggest questions: did C.M. Punk retain his WWE Championship and can make it past a year? How about the World Heavyweight Championship – was Big Show able to walk out with the title, or did Sheamus gain some revenge and the belt back. Or even better, did Dolph Ziggler pull a...

Chris Jericho to host robots TV show for SyFy next year

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho will be returning to television next year, hosting a new television show named Robot Combat League on SyFy. The show is set to premiere on February 26, 2013, and will consist of 12 teams. Each team will have a fighter and a robotics engineer and both will be coming from various backgrounds. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that the...

CM Punk on AMC’s The Talking Dead this Sunday night

CM Punk

CM Punk will be appearing on The Talking Dead on AMC this coming Sunday night at 11PM EST. The AMC website is listing Punk along with actress and comedian Yvette Nicole Brown for the show for the episode titled ‘When the Dead Come Knocking.’ The same episode will be replayed the following day at 1AM. In a message on Twitter, the WWE...

Preview of the WWE-themed episode of The Soup on E!

Eve Torres

This Wednesday, E! will be airing the WWE-themed edition of The Soup with an episode titled ‘WWE: Pile driving clips in your face!” Starting at 10:30PM EST, The Miz, Eve Torres, Rey Mysterio, Daniel Bryan, Hornswoggle, Michael Cole and Jerry “The King” Lawler will all appear on the episode hosted by Joel McHale. The WWE...

CM Punk reaches one year as champion

CM Punk

CM Punk hit a very important milestone today as the current WWE champion has clocked in 365 consecutive days with the title, the first man to go a full year without losing it since John Cena in 2006/7. Punk won the title at last year’s Survivor Series, defeating Alberto Del Rio with the Anaconda Vise. This is his second run with the WWE...

NXT wrestlers leave a mark at Survivor Series

NXT

Last night’s Survivor Series saw the debut of three up-and-coming Superstars who are currently showcasing their talents on NXT. Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns, attacked Ryback during the main event, driving him through the Spanish announce table and giving CM Punk the chance to pin John Cena to retain his WWE title. Rollins is...

Survivor Series 2012 live on pay-per-view tonight

Ryback

Live tonight from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, WWE presents the 26th annual Survivor Series on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: CM Punk vs John Cena vs Ryback in a triple threat match for the WWE title; Big Show vs Sheamus for the World Heavyweight title; Team Foley with The Miz, Kofi Kingston, Kane, Daniel Bryan...

UFC 154: St-Pierre vs Condit pay-per-view results

Georges St Pierre

Here are the results from last night’s UFC 154: St-Pierre vs Condit which took place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada, on pay-per-view. Preliminary card (aired on Facebook) Darren Elkins defeated Steven Siler; Ivan Menjivar defeated Azamat Gashimov; Matthew Riddle defeated John Maguire Preliminary card (aired on FX) Antonio Carvalho...