Archive - 2012

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...

TNA Knockouts and Superstars on MTV Made this Saturday

Brooke Adams

TNA will return to the popular MTV show Made this Saturday, November 10, for the episode titled ‘Pro Wrestler’ airing at 11AM EST. The show will feature several TNA Superstars and Knockouts including Tara and Miss Tessmacher, Robbie E and Robbie T, and more as they help Deanna Washington in her attempt to become a professional...

UFC 154: St-Pierre vs Condit media call recap

UFC 154

UFC 154 is now just 10 days away and will be taking place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The main event will be the unification of the Welterweights belt as long time champ Georges St-Pierre returns from a year plus lay-off to take on the interim champion Carlos Condit. Since both Condit and St-Pierre have worked with Greg Jackson in the...

Get your WrestleMania 29 tickets starting from tomorrow

WrestleMania 29

The pre-sale for WrestleMania 29 will kick off tomorrow at 10AM EST and will till Friday at 11:59PM EST. Ticket prices will range from $35 to $2,000 for ringside plus additional fees and taxes. A $35 ticket will end up costing $49.50 in total while the VIP $2,000 ticket will carry an additional $75.50 in taxes and fees. The pre-sale code to order...

RAW rating for 11/05/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.78 rating on the eve of the U.S. election this week with a total of 4,076,000 viewers, down from the 4,102,000 viewers it did overall last week. The first hour did 4,066,000 viewers, followed by 4,279,000 in the second and then dropping to 3,883,000 for the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research...

WWE ’13 video game review

WWE 13

This review has been written by Ian Hamilton. Let me take you back to earlier this year… remember when all of those promos were airing on Raw and SmackDown, promising a revolution? The internet was abuzz with rumors of what the promos were for – the most believed one was the return of Matt Morgan (how did that work out for you?)...

WrestleMania 29 kickoff party in New York canceled

WrestleMania 29

The planned WrestleMania 29 kickoff party which was supposed to be held at the Bryant Part in New York City on November 9 was called off by WWE. The company canceled the event due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy and no rescheduled date was announced. The event was going to be free with several Superstars, Divas, and Legends appearing to kick off...

Linda McMahon loses second Senate election

Linda McMahon

For the past four years, former WWE CEO Linda McMahon dedicated her life campaigning trying to become a U.S. Senator. Last night, her second shot at the Senate seat was lost as Democrat Chris Murphy defeated McMahon in the election. Flanked by her son Shane, daughter Stephanie, son-in-law Triple H, and husband Vince, Linda conceded the race just...

Linda McMahon gets family support on election day

Linda McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and his son-in-law Triple H made their way back to the United States today to join Linda McMahon on election day. The two were at the RAW tapings – and Vince even appeared on camera – but will not be at the Smackdown tapings tonight. Linda campaigned till the last day, meeting supporters and workers...

UFC and FOX announce 2013 broadcast schedule

UFC

Las Vegas, Nev. – The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports gear up for an exciting new year of UFC coverage by unveiling the 2013 UFC on FOX broadcast schedule featuring four live events on FOX. Next year, UFC on FOX kicks off on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the United Center in Chicago, with additional events planned on April 20, July 27...