Archive - 2012

Kevin Rudolf to perform SummerSlam theme on pay-per-view

SummerSlam

Kevin Rudolf – the artist whose song Don’t Give Up – is the theme for SummerSlam this year, will be performing the song live during the pay-per-view. The 29 year old American singer-songwriter and record producer is a WWE fan and his songs I Made It and Welcome To The World have been used by WWE before for WrestleMania XXVI. Last...

WWE Studios and Warner Bros. announce Scooby Doo animated movie

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Warner Bros. today announced that the two companies are teaming up to co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania. WWE Superstars and Divas including Triple H, John Cena, Kane, The Miz, Brodus Clay, Santino Marella, Sin Cara and AJ will appear in animated form and...

RAW rating for 08/13/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew a low 2.84 rating for the three hour show with an average of 4,134,000 viewers and no competition from the Olympics. That does not bode well since it was the go-home show for SummerSlam. The show did 3,790,000 viewers in the first hour, 4,252,000 in the second and 4,354,000 in the third. The overall rating is down...

UFC’s first signature gym with BJ Penn to open in Hawaii

UFC Gym

Lafayette, CA – August 14, 2012 – UFC GYM, the ultimate fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, will celebrate the official grand opening of its much anticipated first signature club, UFC GYM BJ PENN. The gym whose ‘Train Different’ philosophy has already made waves on the mainland with multiple...

Kurt Angle gets angry at CM Punks "indy" remark at TNA

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle got a little mad at WWE champion CM Punk after Punk called TNA an “indy league” during a Q&A held at the Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. On his Twitter, the Olympic gold medalist said that he was insulted by Punk’s remark and noted that when he was on top in the WWE, Punk was trying to get a job anywhere, adding...

Jason Miller allegedly creates mayhem in a church

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TMZ originally broke the story yesterday that former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller had been arrested for burglary. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Mission Hills Church in Mission Viejo of a burglary in progress. The deputies arrived to find CDs and literature scattered throughout...

Primary Day number two for Linda McMahon in Connecticut

Linda McMahon

It’s a big day for Linda McMahon today as today is Primary Day with Connecticut voting for their next U.S. Senator. Polls will open till 8PM tonight and McMahon is expected to win the Primary after she received backing from the Republican party to be their choice for the November election. “It’s time to restore America’s...

Three title matches announced for SummerSlam

SummerSlam

Two new matches were announced for the SummerSlam pay-per-view this Sunday and another match which will air on the YouTube pre-show. The Intercontinental title will be defended as The Miz takes on Rey Mysterio while the Tag Team titles will also be on the line with champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston defending the belts against Titus O’Niel...

Brock Lesnar “breaks” Shawn Michaels’ arm on RAW

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

WWE.COM is selling yesterday’s storyline with Shawn Michaels and Brock Lesnar saying that the WWE Hall of Famer has suffered a broken arm. The angle closed off the show after HBK was blocked by Paul Heyman from exiting the arena with his car and Lesnar ambushed Michaels from behind. Eventually all three made it back to the ring and Lesnar...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 08/13/2012

RAW

After last week’s fantastic episode, and with this being the “go-home” show before SummerSlam on Sunday, what happen tonight to set up for the summer’s biggest pay-per-view? One thing is for sure, it will be all wrestlers in the house, including “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels. How will either Dolph Ziggler...

Ashley Flair gets a new WWE name

Ashley Flair

Ashley Flair, the daughter of two time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, announced yesterday on her Twitter that WWE gave her a new name – Charlotte. Charlotte is considered as “Flair country” since the Nature Boy hails from the city, so it was only fitting that if there was going to be a name change for the Diva-in-training, it would...

Stars Earn Stripes with Eve Torres premieres tonight on NBC

Eve Torres

WWE Diva Eve Torres will be making her debut tonight on NBC’s new reality TV show Stars Earn Stripes, which premieres at 8PM ET. Hosted by retired General Wesley Clark and Samantha Harris, the show is about eight celebrities who are teamed up and trained by a current or former member of either armed forces or law enforcement and who must...

SummerSlam World Title match called off by Booker T

Alberto Del Rio

With one week to go for SummerSlam, the World Heavyweight title match is no more as Booker T announced in an exclusive WWE.COM video that the match between Alberto Del Rio and current champion Sheamus is off. The punishment is due to Del Rio’s stunt from Friday’s Smackdown, where a bunch of “cops” attacked Sheamus. The show...

Hardcore Justice 2012 live on pay-per-view tonight

Bobby Roode

Live tonight from the IMPACT Wrestling Zone in Orlando, Florida, TNA Wrestling presents Hardcore Justice on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Austin Aries vs Bobby Roode for the TNA World title; AJ Styles vs Christopher Daniels vs Samoa Joe vs Kurt Angle in a ladder match with the winner getting 20 points in the Bound for Glory Series...

UFC 150 post-fight press conference video

UFC

Right after the UFC 150 pay-per-view ended, UFC President Dana White led the post-fight press conference with the main card fighters also attending. The press conference started with questions on how the judges scored the main event, with Dana White refusing to personally say who he thought won the fight, saying he’s not a judge. Just over...

Donald Cerrone takes home two of the night’s bonuses

Donald Cerrone

Donald Cerrone returned home to Colorado and will be leaving with an extra $120,000. Cerrone and Melvin Guillard went all out for 76 seconds. Cerrone came out aggressive and was knock down and took a knee to the face before he landed the shin to the top of The Young Assassin’s head. As Guillard did everything he could to stay upright on two...