Archive - 2012

JBL reaches Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa for charity

JBL

Former WWE champion John “Bradshaw” Layfield reached the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro yesterday and planted a WWE flag at the top just like he said he would. JBL is climbing the seven highest mountain peaks in the world in support for the charity he supports in Bermuda. WWE is sponsoring the climbs, forking around a quarter of a million...

Dana White says he’d take Brock Lesnar back to the UFC

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

During the UFC on Fuel 5 post-fight press conference on Saturday night in Nottingham, England, UFC President Dana White repeated the fact that he would take Brock Lesnar back if he wants another fight. “Sure, I would bring Brock back. If Brock wanted to fight in the UFC, I would do it,” White said. Talking about Lesnar going to WWE...

Lex Luger to help induct Sting into the TNA Hall of Fame

Lex Luger

Former WCW champion Lex Luger will make his first wrestling TV appearance in years at the Bound For Glory weekend, helping induct Sting to the TNA Hall of Fame. The two have shared a long, long history together, sharing many WCW main events over several years. Luger was part of TNA as well, working with the company in 2003 and then in 2006. Hulk...

UFC on Fuel TV 5 live play by play

UFC on Fuel TV

The UFC is in Nottingham England at the Capital FM Arena for today’s UFC on Fuel TV 5. The main event will see heavyweights Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve face off with Stipe Miocic. The Skyscraper  is 28-5 now in his professional mixed martial arts career and 8-3 inside the Octagon.  Struve in those UFC fights has only had 1 go...

CM Punk vs Sheamus headlines first WWE Main Event show

Main Event

WWE is bringing the big guns for the first main event for the new WWE Main Event show on ION Television on October 3. As announced on Smackdown, the current WWE champion CM Punk will be taking on the current World Heavyweight champion Sheamus in their first-ever one on one meeting. All matches for Main Event will be taped on Tuesdays before the...

Kelly Kelly released from her WWE contract

Kelly Kelly

In a short statement on WWE.COM today it was announced that WWE Diva Kelly Kelly has been released from her contract and is no longer part of the company. “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Diva Kelly Kelly as of today, September 28, 2012. WWE wishes Kelly Kelly the best in all her future endeavors,” the statement said. Kelly...

UFC appoints new EVP and Managing Director for EMEA region

UFC

The UFC today announced the appointment of Garry Cook, the former Manchester City football club chief as the new Executive Vice President and Managing Director for UFC Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Before joining City, Cook spent 12 years at Nike, and UFC President Dana White said the company is confident that Cook will continue the huge...

Lawler to do first public appearance at Mid-South Fair today

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler is set to make his first public appearance since his heart attack today at the Mid-South Fair in Southaven, Memphis, according to the Memphis-based The Commercial Appeal. The WWE Hall of Famer will be part of a meet and greet at the Landers Center in Southaven during wrestling matches at the fair. He was originally scheduled to...

WWE Main Event to premiere on October 3

Main Event

With WWE Main Event premiering next week on October 3, ION Television issued a press release reminding everyone that WWE is coming to their network. The show will air every Wednesday starting at 8PM EST and will feature original matches filmed prior to the Smackdown television tapings. With the arrival of Main Event, WWE will now have shows on...

Samoa Joe wins the vacated TNA TV title

Samoa Joe

Yesterday night on IMPACT, Samoa Joe became the third ever TNA Grand Slam champion, defeating Mr. Anderson for the vacated TNA TV title. The TNA TV title was vacated after Devon left the company as the champion and negotiations to bring him back for one more match to drop the title on the show did not result into anything. Since joining TNA in...

Shaul Guerrero leaves WWE developmental

Shaul Guerrero

Shaul Guerrero, the daughter of Vickie and the late Eddie Guerrero, has reportedly asked to be let go from her WWE developmental contract and her request was honored. Guerrero wrestled at FCW as Raquel Diaz ever since she was signed to a deal in October 2010. She recently was wrestling on the new season of NXT, which doesn’t air in the...

IMPACT TV report for 09/28/2012

Impact

Impact starts off tonight with Hulk Hogan coming to the ring.  Hogan tells us that tonight the TV title will be on the line as part of “Championship Thursday.”  Devon was the TV champion, but apparently Devon is in negotiations with TNA management and Hogan needs a TV title match tonight.  Hogan has chosen Samoa Joe, Magnus, Garrett...

Kelly Kelly photo shoot for Let It Fly Energy drinks

Kelly Kelly

WWE Diva Kelly Kelly was part of a select group of athletes and artists to do a photo shoot to promote the Let It Fly Energy drinks. The former Divas champ was joined by UFC’s Gray Maynard and Ryan Bader, producer Timbaland, Miami Heat’s Mike Miller, and American Idol finalist Erica Van Pelt during the shoot. You can see four photos...

Daniel Bryan explains why he’s no longer a vegan

Daniel Bryan

In a recent interview on Beneath The Mat radio show, former World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan explained how he no longer is a vegan and the issues that arose from being a vegan in the first place. Bryan said that he turned vegan for health issues but lately he’s been getting sick all the time. His doctors eventually figured out that he...

RAW rating for 09/24/2012

RAW

With the NFL and several new premieres on Monday night, RAW got owned in the ratings, with a 2.72 rating and an average of 3,787,000 viewers. Hour one did 3,769,000 viewers, hour two did 3,990,000 viewers, and hour three did 3,603,000 viewers. RAW lost over a quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show and the rating is the lowest one...

New TNA US TV champion to be crowned on IMPACT

TNA

A new TNA TV champion will be crowned tomorrow night on IMPACT Wrestling as the title which is currently held by the departed Devon was vacated. Four men will plead their case as to why they should get the title shot to Hulk Hogan in the ‘Championship Thursday’ episode. These are Samoa Joe, Garett Bischoff, Magnus and Mr...

UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs Miocic flash quotes

UFC on Fuel TV

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to England this Saturday for an all-action card at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham. In the heavyweight main event, the biggest man in the UFC – 6ft 11inch Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve – collides with unbeaten uber-athlete Stipe Miocic in a...

The Miz to guest star on DisneyXD’s Pair Of Kings

The Miz

Current WWE Intercontinental champion The Miz will be guest starring in an episode of Pair Of Kings, on Monday, October 1 on Disney XD. The Miz will play the character of Damone, a mythical human-like sponge creature who absorbs everyone’s confidence in the episode titled ‘I’m Gonna Git You, Sponge Sucka’ The show will air...