Archive - 2012

Lilian Garcia in hospital after getting struck by a car in LA

Lilian Garcia

Smackdown ring announcer Lilian Garcia was involved in a car accident on Friday afternoon and is currently at a Los Angeles hospital. Garcia was struck by a car, suffering multiple contusions and lacerations on the left side of her body according to WWE.COM. Doctors have immobilized Garcia’s neck and will be keeping her hospitalized...

Four TV announcers tackle two hour IMPACT show

Impact

IMPACT Wrestling had two sets of announcers yesterday, the first two tackling the first hour and then another pair doing the second hour. Long-time TNA employee Jeremy Borash was paired up with Todd Keneley to kick off the show with the veterans, Mike Tenay and Taz taking on the second hour. Keneley is no stranger to professional wrestling as he...

IMPACT TV report 10/26/2012

Impact

Impact begins with Hulk Hogan thanking Jeff Hardy for raising the bar.  The Hulkster loves cliches, brother.  Hogan also tells Hardy that he will either be facing Kurt Angle, Bully Ray, James Storm, or Mr Anderson. As Hardy leaves the office, we hear his inner monologue saying that they all have a weakness; he just has to find it.  I...

Smackdown to air “live” on November 6 on SyFy

Smackdown

WWE and SyFy today announced that SuperSmackdown Live will return on Tuesday, November 6, at 8PM EST on SyFy with the show airing from the LG Arena in Birmingham, England. While it will be branded under the SuperSmackdown Live title and airing on Tuesdays – the day of the tapings – the show will not be live as it will be taped across...

Dana White says Brock Lesnar is not coming back to the UFC

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Dana White announced on the Dave and Mahoney show on CBS Radio that Brock Lesnar is done with mixed martial arts and will not be coming back to the UFC. “He called me a couple of days ago. He’s never coming back, his body can’t take it,” White said. He added that Lesnar said he could wrestle but can’t fight. “He...

WWE adds another important library for proposed Network

WWE Network

Jim Varsallone of the Miami Herald is reporting that Ene Watts and the Watts family have agreed to sell the video library of Mid-South Wrestling to WWE. The library contains around 1,200 hours of footage from the 1970s and 1980s and the library was one of the last meaningful ones remaining for WWE to acquire. Ene Watts – the ex-wife of WWE...

RAW rating for 10/22/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW suffered another crash in the ratings due to the NFL game and the Presidential debate this week. The show did a 2.5 rating, with the second lowest numbers of viewers in fifteen years by a small fraction, with a total of 3,554,000 viewers. Hour one did 3,578,000, hour two did 3,653,000, while hour three continued to pull the worst...

UFC Gym opens in Long Island, New York

UFC Gym

Lafayette, CA (October 22, 2012) – UFC GYM, the fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, announces plans to bring the brand’s first east coast facility to Long Island, NY (2020 Jericho Turnpike New Hyde Park, NY 11040).  The 24-hour full-service facility is set to open for workouts in spring 2013 and will offer an...

John Cena honored by Make-A-Wish for granting 300th wish

John Cena

John Cena was honored by Make-A-Wish last week at their Evening of Excellence Awards Ceremony for being the only celebrity to reach the record-breaking milestone of fulfilling 300 wishes. Cena became the first recipient of the 300th Wish Award at the annual Make-A-Wish awards ceremony in Glendale, AZ. His award was presented by wish mom Judith...

Hulk Hogan loses round one in legal battle against Gawker

Hulk Hogan

The New York Daily News is reporting that Hulk Hogan lost round one in his fight against Gawker.com after a judge denied the former wrestling champ’s request for a temporary restraining order which would have removed his one minute excerpt of his sex tape from the website. “Plaintiff has failed to show that immediate and irreparable...

WrestleMania 29 tickets pre-sale code

WrestleMania 29

The pre-sale code for WrestleMania tickets will be IZODVIP and fans wishing to attend to the event can purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public starting on November 8 at 10AM EST. Tickets will go on sale to the rest of the general public on November 10 at 10AM EST and as always it is expected to be a hot ticket. Fans who will...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/22/2012

RAW

This is it – the final stop before Hell In The Cell, this Sunday! Now we know what will be the main event – Ryback VS. WWE Champion C.M. Punk, inside that punishing steel structure. Also, another match will be set for the pay-per-view, as after tonight either The Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes) or Rey Mysterio and Sin...

Trailer for the nWo: The Revolution DVD and Blu-Ray released

nWo

SilverVision, the company in charge of producing WWE DVD and Blu-Ray discs for Europe, has released the 90 second trailer for the upcoming nWo: The Revolution video release which will be out in November 6 in the United States. This will be a documentary style feature with people such as Arn Anderson, Sean Waltman, Kevin Nash, Dusty Rhodes, Booker...

WWE officially announces WM 29 ticket prices and on-sale date

WrestleMania 29

WWE issued a press release today announcing the on-sale date and ticket prices for the WrestleMania 29, which will take place on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Tickets go on sale on November 10 with prices ranging from $35 to $850 for regular tickets and limited VIP tickets will be available for $2,000. The $2,000...