Archive - 2012

Fan files police report over incident with CM Punk

CM Punk

A reporter from the Sacramento CBS affiliate, CBS 13, found the guy who was knocked down by CM Punk after RAW was over to get his side of the story. The reporter, Laura Cole, wrote on Twitter that the guy said he never hit CM Punk and video evidence clears him from that as well. Punk broke the guy’s glasses and he said that his face was...

Tammy Sytch arrested for the fourth time in four weeks

Sunny

Tammy Sytch, better known to wrestling fans as WWE Hall of Famer and former Diva Sunny, was arrested four the fourth time in four weeks yesterday according to TMZ.COM. Sytch was picked up in Branford, Connecticut, after another alleged domestic dispute with her ex-boyfriend. Sytch had a restraining order which she decided to violate for the third...

CM Punk beats on wrong fan during closing segment on RAW

CM Punk

CM Punk got into an altercation with a fan during the final segment when he rushed through the stands to avoid Ryback’s finisher. The only problem is that Punk eventually shoved down the wrong guy after the guy who pushed him originally hid behind another guy. Punk turned around and slapped the wrong guy and then pipe faced him violently...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/08/2012

RAW

They’re back! After a long absence for John Cena (OK, really only 2 weeks, but for him that’s an eternity) and Mr. Vince McMahon (he has not appeared since the 1000th Episode on July 23rd), make their return to Monday Night Raw. Will John Cena convince WWE Champion C.M. Punk to face him at Hell In The Cell? What does the owner of the...

McMahon and Cena back on RAW tonight

Vince Mcmahon

The boss will be back on Monday Night RAW tonight as WWE hit the alarm bells following last week’s horrible 15-year low ratings. Vince McMahon will be appearing on the show to address the state of the WWE, many believing that some quick changes will be implemented to help build the audience back up. RAW has lost viewers constantly every week...

TNA announces several new International TV deals

TNA

TNA Wrestling today announced a number of new TV deals in the Middle East and Africa, bringing TNA TV to the region for the first time. IMPACT is now airing on FX Middle East at 10:30PM every Tuesday with the channel reaching Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar...

THQ announces downloadable packs for WWE ’13

WWE 13

THQ announced three downloadable content packs for the upcoming WWE ’13 video game which will be released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii on October 30, 2012, in North America. “With a great variety of roster additions, along with fan-favorite offerings for customization and unlockable access, WWE ’13 delivers a comprehensive...

Dave Bautista wins MMA debut in the first round

Batista

Dave Bautista won his MMA debut yesterday night defeating MMA veteran Vince Lucero in the first round after the referee stopped the fight with just over a minute to go. The former WWE and World Heavyweight champion was on the receiving end of some hard shots in the opening two and a half minutes and wasn’t good in trying to defend himself...

Linda Bollea in hospital days before DUI arrest

Linda Bollea

The New York Daily News is reporting that Linda Bollea, the ex-wife of Hulk Hogan, was in hospital earlier in the week just days before she got busted for DUI in Malibu. The 53 year old was in hospital for a coli infection and was on antibiotics, which might have helped spike up the alcohol blood level according to her lawyer. “She regrets...

Dave Bautista making MMA debut tonight in heavyweight fight

Batista

Former WWE and World Heavyweight champion Batista will be making his MMA debut tonight, fighting under his real name of Dave Bautista. The 43 year old is fighting Vincent Lucero after his original opponent, Rashid Evans, had to be pulled out from the fight. In an interview with Sportsvibe.co.uk, Bautista said that by the time his opponent was...

UFC on FX 5 post fight press conference highlights

UFC on FX

The paid attendance for tonight’s UFC on FX 5: Browne vs Silva was 7,000 plus. The exact number wasn’t given because the UFC President couldn’t make out the writing. The gate for the event was $358,000. The submission of the night went to Justin Edwards, knockout of the night Michael Johnson and fight of the night went to Diego...

IMPACT Wrestling rating for 10/04/2012

Impact

It’s not only RAW that is getting spanked in the ratings but TNA’s flagship show IMPACT Wrestling also got a nice smackdown this week. Thursday’s show did a 0.84 rating with just over 1 million viewers, which is the lowest rated show for the whole year and down around 20% from the previous week. TNA is currently going full speed...

Vince McMahon on RAW this Monday night

Vince Mcmahon

WWE has hit the panic button as it was announced that Vince McMahon will be appearing on this upcoming Monday Night RAW to deliver a State of WWE address. Ratings have been going down the drain every week ever since RAW started the three hours broadcast and this week’s RAW got the lowest rating for a non-holiday in 15 years, with just a...

UFC on FX: Browne vs Bigfoot live report

UFC on FX

UFC is back with another non-pay per view event. UFC on FX 5 starts today at 4:25 pm ET/ 1:25 pm PT with the first fight being streamed on Facebook. The main event will feature the heavy weights today as an undefeated Travis Browne takes on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva who is making his second appearance in the Octagon. The FX main card...

WWE and ION Television say Main Event was a big success

Main Event

WWE and ION Television today issued a press release announcing the success of the first WWE Main Event show on the network. After ratings were released, Main Event garnered the highest male audience in the last year with the most Men 18-49 (422,000), Men 25-54 (444,000), and Men 2+ (876,000) on ION. The show was the #4 program in the time period...

Linda Bollea, ex-wife of Hulk Hogan, arrested in Malibu

Linda Bollea

Linda Bollea, the ex-wife of current TNA Superstar and WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan was arrested in Malibu, California, after she was busted with a DUI. According to TMZ.COM, Linda was booked at around 1:30AM yesterday morning after cops found her blood alcohol level topping .084, just above the California legal limit of .08. Linda was originally...