Archive - December 2012

Trailer for Steve Austin’s next movie ‘The Package’

Steve Austin

A press release for Steve Austin’s next movie The Package is making the rounds today even though it was released two weeks ago by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The press release announced the Blu-Ray and DVD release date for the movie – which also stars Dolph Lundgren – for February 19, 2013. The movie is about Austin as a nightclub...

Dominick Cruz out for up to a year after second knee surgery

Dominick Cruz

UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz suffered another big setback after he underwent his second major knee operation that can keep him out for up to a year. MMA website MMAJunkie.com broke the story about the second knee surgery earlier today, saying that his body rejected the cadaver ACL placed in his left knee earlier this year during the...

WWE to stream pay-per-views on iPad app

WWE

WWE updated its iPad app this past weekend and added a new neat feature to the mix. Fans who prefer their Apple tablet rather than a computer or even a television can now order pay-per-views straight from the app and watch them on the 9.7″ screen – or 7.9″ screen for iPad Mini users. Although it’s not known if it will be...

New York Daily News profiles WWE Diva AJ Lee

AJ

The New York Daily News ran a story on WWE Diva AJ Lee as part of their coverage for the TLC pay-per-view which will take place in Brooklyn. The article touches on AJ’s past where she spent most of her childhood eating at food banks and living in cars and motel rooms. “I didn’t have the easiest time growing up; it’s no...

Bryon Saxton joins the NXT back room staff

NXT

Bryon Saxton, who did commentary for the WWE version of ECW for a few months and is also a wrestler and announcer for FCW/NXT, has joined the NXT back room staff as creative assistant. The Virginia native has been involved with FCW and WWE since 2007 and had different roles throughout his career including wrestling, commentating, managing, and...

UFC Gym to open in Sydney, Australia

UFC Gym

LAFAYETTE, CA¬† (December 3, 2012) – UFC GYM, the brand best known for a ‘Train Different’ approach to fitness and unparalleled workout experience, announce they are headed down under, to kick off international expansion in Australia. Located in the city-suburb of Alexandria, just south of Sydney’s central business...

TNA reportedly cutting two pay-per-views from 2013 calendar

TNA

With Lockdown moving to March instead of April, rumors are that TNA will be cutting two of its yearly pay-per-views, going to 10 PPV shows a year instead of 12. According to current plans, the Against All Odds and No Surrender pay-per-views – held in February and September respectively – will not feature in the 2013 calendar, giving...