Archive - 2012

Dana White to hold chat on MetroPCS Facebook page tomorrow

Dana White

MetroPCS will be hosting a live fan chat with UFC President Dana White tomorrow, August 21, at 5PM PT. Those interested to participate are invited to submit questions to the MetroPCS Facebook page leading up and during the chat. White will discuss recent news, talk future fights and answer questions live from participants. You can visit the...

Original WWWF title found in an attic in Avon, New York

WWE

W-O readers Michael Brinkschroeder and Dave Zelickson sent in an article which originally appeared on the SLAM! Wrestling website about the discovery of the original WWWF title from 1963. When Bruno Sammartino defeated Buddy Rogers at Madison Square Garden to win the WWWF title, Sammartino never received the original belt which Rogers held at the...

Limp Bizkit lead singer Fred Durst kicked out of SummerSlam

SummerSlam

PWInsider.com is reporting that the lead singer for Limp Bizkit, Fred Durst, was kicked out of SummerSlam yesterday after he gave the camera the middle finger when the cameras were showing celebrities who were attending the show. Security personnel quickly acted to boot the singer out for his gesture, a big no no since the company turned TV...

Brock Lesnar to kick off Monday Night RAW tonight

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

It was not a good night for Triple H yesterday at SummerSlam but it looks like Brock Lesnar enjoyed it so much that he will be on RAW tonight as well. The former WWE and UFC champion will make another RAW appearance, kicking off the show at 8PM EST, to discuss his victory at SummerSlam. Lesnar’s next program will probably not be for a few...

SummerSlam 2012 live on pay-per-view tonight

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Live tonight from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, WWE presents the 25th annual of SummerSlam on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: CM Punk vs Big Show vs John Cena for the WWE title in a triple threat match; Sheamus vs Alberto Del Rio for the World Heavyweight title; Triple H vs Brock Lesnar; Kane vs Daniel Bryan; Dolph...

WWE and THQ reveal the WWE ’13 video game roster

WWE 13

Yesterday afternoon, WWE and THQ revealed the full roster for the upcoming WWE ’13 video game during the SummerSlam Axxess. The game will have 51 modern era WWE Superstars and Divas as well as an additional 35 from the Attitude era. The full list of modern era characters include: Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Booker T, Brock Lesnar, Brodus...

Rousey calls out Cyborg immediatley after fight

Ronda Rousey

It took just 54 seconds for Ronda Rousey to win her first title defense against former Bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman, and yet again, she won with an arm bar. This was her sixth straight arm bar submission win as a professional MMA fighter with none of her fights lasting more than the first round. Only Miesha Tate gave her a decent fight...

Strikeforce: Rousey vs Kaufman full live report

Strikeforce

San Diego California is going to be the host for tonight’s Women’s Bantamweight Championship as Ronda Rousey defends the title for the first time as she takes on former champ Sarah Kaufman. In the co-main event former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza faces a 9-1 Derek Brunson. PRELIMS can be seen on...

20 year old indy wrestler Mercedes KV signs with WWE

Mercedes KV

WWE has reportedly signed 20 year old Mercedes Kaestner-Varnado, a female wrestler who worked for Cahotic Wrestling and New England Championship Wrestling. The announcement was made by Chaotic Wrestling’s Facebook page which noted that she would be leaving the indy company as the Women’s champion, a title she won in December 2011. The...

Former WWE Diva Taryn Terrell makes her TNA debut

Taryn Terrell

Former WWE Diva Tiffany made her TNA debut during yesterday’s episode of IMPACT under her real name, Taryn Terrell. Terrell was brought in by Brooke Hogan as the special guest referee for the Madison Rayne vs Miss Tessmacher Knockout title match and she walked out in a referee top showing a lot of cleavage. In a funny side note, when Hogan...

Hulk Hogan returning to IMPACT next week

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be making his return on IMPACT Wrestling next week to help Sting and other TNA Superstars fight off the Aces & Eights group. The segment will be opening the show, which is an ‘Open Fight Night’ edition. Hulk Hogan was attacked by the masked group in July as a way to get him off television to undergo another surgery...

CM Punk says A.W.’s firing is justified

CM Punk

TMZ cameras caught up with WWE champion CM Punk yesterday in Beverly Hills and said that he agreed with WWE’s decision to fire Abraham Washington over the Kobe Bryant rape joke. He said that he doesn’t like to see anybody lose his job but a rape joke is not funny and he thinks if there’s a reason to get fired, it’s...

WWE releases official app for iOS and Android devices

WWE

After a failed first attempt, WWE has released a mobile app for both iOS devices and Android. Available for free on iTunes and Google Play, the WWE app – both for mobiles and tablets – contains Superstar profiles, biographies, feeds from their social networking, tons of WWE videos including clips from RAW, Smackdown, and classic videos...

Showtime’s All Access: Ronda Rousey video

Ronda Rousey

Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey was the subject of a two episode All Access on Showtime to hype up her first title defense against Sarah Kaufman tomorrow night. The All Access show takes you behind the scenes and in the life of Rousey as she trains for the fight and fulfills her media obligations with comments from Kaufman herself, UFC President...

WWE kicks off SummerSlam weekend with a VIP party

SummerSlam

WWE kicked off its SummerSlam weekend with a star-studded party VIP party yesterday which was held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Olympic gold medalists Tyler Clary and Ryan Lochte, Maria Menounos, Kym Johnson, Ariel Winter, CNN’s Piers Morgan, Mayra Veronica, Carmen Electra, Terry Crews, Dominic Monaghan, Kellan...

Paul Heyman talks rumors about his WWE return and future

Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman somewhat addressed a rumor going on about him and his deal with WWE along with his status with the company following SummerSlam. In a very long speech, not denying or not confirming anything, Heyman said that no one knows what his deal with WWE is and it is impossible for anyone to state with certainty what his situation is or...