Archive - 2012

Impact TV report for 10/05/2012

Impact

Impact begins this week with Sting and Hogan in the TNA office discussing who they will pick to be Sting’s partner for the big match with Aces and Eights at Bound for Glory in 10 days. Hogan and Sting agree it needs to be someone with a killer instinct. In the Impact Zone, Mr. Anderson is the first man to make his way to the ring. Anderson...

UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar media call recap

UFC

As UFC 153 approaches next weekend, the media had an opportunity today to ask questions to the combatants in both the main event and co-main event. UFC 153 has been overhauled due to injuries since it was first reported and it took Anderson Silva agreeing to fight Stephan Bonnar in a light heavyweight match up to keep the event alive. These two...

CM Punk documentary to be screened tonight in Chicago

CM Punk

The Portage Theater in Chicago, Illinois, will have the premiere of CM Punk’s documentary titled Best In The World tonight at 7PM, a documentary which will also be released on Blu-Ray and DVD later this month. The current WWE champion is being joined by his buddies Colt Cabana and Ace Steel at the showing. A Q&A session with all three...

UFC on FX: Browne vs Bigfoot flash quotes

UFC on FX

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Minneapolis this Friday for an all-action card at the Target Center, which will be broadcast on FX at 8pm ET/PT, immediately before an all-new episode of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays airs. Following on from last Saturday’s heavyweight thriller, which saw...

WWE.COM wins OMMA Award in the TV entertainment category

WWE

WWE.COM won MediaPost’s OMMA Award for Website Excellence in the Entertainment: TV (non-news) category. The awards, which recognize the best in online media, marketing and advertising, were presented Monday night, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s Times Square. The new design for WWE.COM was done by SapientNitro and it was...

Booker T joins Wrestling News Live for 30 minute interview

Booker T

Can you dig it, sucka? Former five time WCW champion and current Smackdown General Manager Booker T joined Wrestling News Live yesterday for an interview with hosts JJ and Tony Mirabella. Booker talked about his recent autobiography titled ‘From Prison to Promise. Life Before The Squared Circle’ as well as many topics in this 30 minute...

WWE debuts on ION Television tonight with Main Event

Main Event

WWE will debut on ION Television tonight with the first WWE Main Event show airing at 8PM ET. The two matches that were taped for the premiere are Sheamus vs CM Punk and Santino Marella and Zack Ryder vs Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel in the WWE Tag Team title tournament. Michael Cole and former WWE champion and current Intercontinental champion...

RAW rating for 10/01/2012

RAW

For the second week in a row, none of the three hours from RAW broke the 4 million viewer mark and this week it was even worse than last week. For the October 1 broadcast, RAW did a 2.5 rating with an average viewership of 3,502,000 over the three hours. Hour one did 3,436,000 viewers, hour two did 3,598,000 and hour three did 3,472,000. That is...

Steve Austin reacts to Punk’s comments from RAW

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin looks like he is going to reignite the Twitter “war” with CM Punk after leaving some comments following yesterday’s RAW. During the show, Punk interrupted the Jim Ross Appreciation Night segment, and made fun of Ross and tried to force him to say that he’s the best in the world while also knocking...

King Mo set for live debut on IMPACT on Thursday

King Mo

Five months after he was announced as joining TNA Wrestling as part of a deal with MMA company Bellator, King Mo is set to make his TNA debut this Thursday live on IMPACT. A big wrestling fan, Mo is currently serving a nine month suspension for testing positive after winning an MMA fight during a Strikeforce show back in January. He is set to join...

Former WWE and TNA Superstar Daivari in train rescue

Daivari

Former WWE and TNA Superstar Shawn Daivari – who also wrestled under the name of Sheik Abdul Bashir – is making the headlines for all the right reasons. TMZ.COM is carrying a story saying Daivari took down a passenger on a train last Thursday in Minneapolis after he threatened to kill them all. The former TNA X Division champ used a...

WWE honors Jim Ross in his hometown

Jim Ross

The Jim Ross Appreciation Night continued after RAW went off the air yesterday in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “Jim Ross is an American icon and my friend,” said Vince McMahon as he stood in the middle of the ring praising the WWE Hall of Famer. Triple H – rocking his new hair-do – led the celebrations, introducing a video from...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/01/2012

RAW

After last week’s intriguing conclusion to Raw, with Ryback staring down WWE Champion C.M. Punk, what will go down in Jim Ross’ hometown/state? Will John Cena be able to face “The Straight-Edge Superstar” for the WWE Title at Hell In A Cell? Or is Ryback going to step in? How about Mick Foley, after their confrontation last...

Jim Ross Appreciation Night on RAW in Oklahoma

Jim Ross

Tonight’s Monday Night RAW in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is being billed local as the Jim Ross Appreciation Night, with most likely all of the stuff happening after the show goes off the air. Every time RAW rolls into Oklahoma, Jim Ross always ends up the victim of something so hopefully tonight there will be a change in that...

John Cena no longer advertised for tonight’s RAW

John Cena

It will be the first time in a long time that tonight’s RAW will not have the presence of former WWE champion John Cena. Cena was originally scheduled to appear at tonight’s Monday Night RAW but plans to have him on have changed and he is no longer advertised to appear. The former champ underwent surgery on September 18 in Birmingham...

Tag Team title tournament to culminate at Hell In A Cell

Epico & Primo

A tag team title tournament kicked off on Smackdown to determine who will be the number one contenders for the WWE tag team titles, currently held by Kane and Daniel Bryan. Eight tag teams will be participating in this tournament with the winners facing the current champs at the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view in October. The qualifying matches are...