Archive - November 2012

Live Smackdown event results from 11/10 in Lisbon, Portugal

Randy Orton

W-O reader Mark Roda attended the live WWE event in Lisbon, Portugal, yesterday and sent in the following results: Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara defeated Prime Time Players; R-Truth defeated El Local (Ricardo Rodriguez); Wade Barrett defeated Justin Gabriel; Kaitlyn defeated Natalya; Randy Orton defeated Alberto Del Rio; Jack Swagger defeated Ted...

Cole, Ross, and Lawler to work tomorrow’s RAW

Jerry Lawler

Monday Night RAW will have a three-man commentary team tomorrow as Michael Cole and Jim Ross will welcome back Jerry “The King” Lawler to the announce table. Lawler suffered a heart attack in Montreal during the September 10 edition of Monday Night RAW and has been out of action ever since. He appeared during the Smackdown tapings in...

Tunring Point 2012 live on pay-per-view tonight

Austin Aries

Live tonight from the Impact Zone at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, TNA Wrestling presents Turning Point on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Jeff Hardy vs Austin Aries for the TNA World title in a ladder match; James Storm vs Bobby Roode vs AJ Styles in a number one contender’s match; Christopher Daniels and Kazarian vs...

WWE wraps up 11 day European tour

WWE

WWE Superstars and Divas wrapped up a very long and tiring European tour which spanned over a period of 11 days. In 11 days, the RAW brand performed 11 shows while the Smackdown brand did 9, with 20 shows in total including two television tapings in Birmingham, England. The tour went through France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Germany...

Ticketmaster selling $9,000 seats for WrestleMania 29

WrestleMania 29

If you thought $2,000 for a WrestleMania 29 ringside ticket is a lot, you have seen nothing yet! Ticketmaster is selling official platinum preferred seats going up to $9,000 for a pair. Yes, $9,000 for two row A seats at WrestleMania in probably freezing cold New Jersey. The tickets website has 55 platinum seats listed starting from $1,500 all the...

Live play by play of UFC Macao Franklin vs Le

UFC on Fuel TV

If you are on the west coast of the United States it is an early morning start time today. Live from China the UFC is back in action with a free fight card for everyone.  The prelims are streaming on Facebook here in about 20 minutes with three fights than the rest will follow on Fuel TV in the United States and Fox Deportes. Prelims on Facebook...

Adam “Edge” Copeland undergoes successful neck surgery

Edge

Former WWE and World Heavyweight champion Adam “Edge” Copeland underwent successful neck surgery this week which was performed by Dr. Joseph Maroon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is his second neck surgery following his first one in 2003 which was performed by Dr. Lloyd Youngblood. The man formerly known as the Rated-R Superstar had...

McMahon says no plans to run for public office again

Linda McMahon

Speaking to Business Week, former WWE CEO Linda McMahon said that she doesn’t see herself running for public office again although things can always change. McMahon is fresh off a second – and much wider – defeat in the Senate elections, having blown almost $100 million for the two campaigns spanning over 4 years. For the first...

WWE in talks to hold SummerSlam in the United Kingdom in 2013

SummerSlam

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE executives are holding talks with different officials from football (soccer) stadiums in the United Kingdom for a potential SummerSlam pay-per-view next year. London hosted the only pay-per-view outside North America in 1992 with SummerSlam, featuring a double-header main event of Macho...

UFC on Fuel TV 6 weigh-in results

UFC on Fuel TV

UFC on Fuel TV 6 is headlined by the five round middleweight bout between Rich “Ace” Franklin and Cung Leand the light heavyweight bout between Thiago Silva and undefeated Stanislav Nedkov,  will air live on FUEL TV from the Cotai Arena in Macao, China at 9am ET / 6am PT. Fans who “like” the UFC on Facebook can also see prelim...

Miesha Tate tweets she is now part of the UFC

Miesha Tate

Ronda Rousey was just the first and now the opponent that she captured the Strikeforce championship from, Miesha “Cupcake” Tate, has also joined the UFC Women’s Bantamweight ranks.  Cupcake tweeted the following message last night: “So Stoked to be fighting for the @UFC it’s been a dream of mine for along time! SO...

IMPACT TV report 11/09/2012

Impact

Impact begins this week with a recap of the unveiling of the Aces and Eights member once known as Luke Gallows.  In the Aces and Eights clubhouse, the leader lectures  “Doc” (Luke’s new name) for letting himself get unmasked last week.  Devon tells Doc he needs to try and make up for what he’s done by teaming up with him...

Report says Ronda Rousey to become first female fighter in the UFC

Ronda Rousey

TMZ began reporting a couple hours ago that Ronda Rousey will become the first female fighter in the UFC.  Rousey will bring her 135lb Women’s Bantamweight championship with her from Strikeforce to the UFC making her also the first ever female champion. The 25 year old champion will defend her belt for the first time in the new organization...

Triple H discusses WrestleMania 29 with the New York Post

Triple H (non DX)

The New York Post has an interview with Triple H regarding WrestleMania 29, discussing several topics on what makes WrestleMania the biggest event of the year. Triple H mentioned that Axxess will be a bit different this year, including more autograph and meet-and-greet sessions along with new stuff like VIP experience where fans will get to see...

JBL announces his full-time return to WWE commentary

JBL

Former WWE champion John “Bradshaw” Layfield has announced that he is returning to the WWE full-time doing commentary for Smackdown along with Josh Matthews and on pay-per-views with Cole and King. “Very happy WWE and I have worked out a deal for me to return on a full time basis. There came a need when my friend Jerry Lawler had...

TUF Brazil 2 coaches Nogueira and Werdum media call recap

The Ultimate Fighter

2013 will kick off with the second season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil. This morning, the media got a chance to speak with the two men that will try to take a group of fighters and turn them into the next big thing in the UFC. This upcoming season will see heavyweights Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira and Fabricio “Vai...

UFC on FOX 6 in Chicago takes shape

UFC on Fox

On January 26th, live from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC’s Flyweight champion will defend his crown for the first time as Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson takes on John Dodson in the main event. Also, one of most anticipated fights will finally happen as 155 pounders Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and...

Two more pre-sale codes for WrestleMania tickets

WrestleMania 29

WrestleMania 29 tickets went on sale this morning in a pre-sale that will go through the whole day tomorrow, ending at 11:59PM EST. Apart from the IZODVIP code, fans can now also use the codes FB1WWE and ACCESS to try their luck in getting the best possible seat for the pay-per-view. (Thanks to W-O reader ‘rockypita’ for the second...