Archive - 2012

NXT wrestler Big E Langston debuts on RAW, takes out Cena

Big E Langston

A new WWE developmental wrestler currently assigned to NXT down in Florida made his debut on WWE television yesterday, flattening John Cena at the end of RAW after walking out with AJ Lee. The 26 year old Big E Langston followed fellow NXT wrestlers Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns to the main roster and judging from the fact that he...

Slammy Awards show brings in a few surprises and returns

Tommy Dreamer

The Slammy Awards Monday Night RAW had some surprise appearances during the broadcast, both in backstage segments and even in the ring. When it comes to presenting awards, The New Age Outlaws came out in DX gear for the first time since their reunion during the 1,000th episode of RAW back in July. WWE Hall of Famers Ricky “The Dragon”...

And the 2012 Slammy Awards go to…

Slammy Awards

WWE presented its Slammy Awards yesterday night on RAW, just twenty four hours after the WWE.COM Slammy Award winners were revealed prior to the TLC pay-per-view. Voting was exclusively held on the WWE app for iPhone, iPad, and Android phones. The first Slammy was presented by Booker T, appropriately presenting the award that was named after his...

Wooo! The Nature Boy Ric Flair returns to WWE

Ric Flair

Wooooo! Guess who’s back? The sixteen time former champion Ric Flair returned to WWE yesterday during the three hour Slammy Awards edition of Monday Night RAW. Flair appeared at the top of the second hour to present the award of Superstar of the Year award to John Cena. Cena eventually gave the award to Flair but the Flair welcome was...

TNA: British Boot Camp to launch on Challenge TV on January 1

TNA British Boot Camp

TNA will launch its British Boot Camp reality-style television series on January 1 in the UK, airing at 10PM on Challenge TV. The second episode will air immediately after the first one ends and then other shows will air every Tuesday throughout the month of January. The six-part TV show will follow four British wrestlers – 2 males and a set...

WWE Week on USA Network starts tonight

WWE

It is WWE Week on USA Network this week with WWE shows or WWE personalities on USA shows from Monday to Friday. As always, the week kicks off with a three hour edition of Monday Night RAW featuring the Slammy Awards, followed by a commercial-free Smackdown live tomorrow night. On Wednesday, USA will screen a two hour episode of WWE’s 10th...

Trailer for the Royal Rumble featuring The Rock

The Rock (WWE)

WWE has released the teaser trailer for the 2013 Royal Rumble featuring the one and only The Rock which will take place on January 27 from Phoenix, Arizona. The trailer features a brahma bull who then flicks the eyebrow and transforms into The Rock as footage is shown of the former WWE champion laying the smackdown on other WWE Superstars. The...

And the WWE.COM Slammy Award winners are…

Slammy Awards

The WWE.COM Slammy Award winners were announced yesterday during the 30 minute PPV pre-show which aired on YouTube, Facebook, and WWE.COM as well. The other main categories for the Slammy Awards will be announced tonight during RAW. Brodus Clay won the Best Dancer of the Year, Charlie Sheen won Best Social Media Ambassador of the Year, Jerry...

WWE teams up with Hire Heroes USA to support military veterans

WWE

WWE today announced a new partnership with Hire Heroes USA, an organization committed to serving U.S. military veterans through personalized and customized job search training and assistance. To support Hire Heroes USA’s mission, WWE will make a donation and utilize all its assets, including TV broadcasts, live events, digital and social...

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale live play by play

The Ultimate Fighter

The latest season of Ultimate fighter wraps up tonight as a new welterweight TUF contract is handed out and Coach Roy Nelson squares off against fellow heavyweight Matt Mitrione. Both Nelson and Mitrione compete on the same season of Ultimate fighter that Nelson went on to win the contract in. Facebook fights start at 5:35 pm ET/ 2:35 pm PT...

Vote now for the WWE.COM Slammy Awards

Slammy Awards

WWE has kicked off the voting for the “secondary” 2012 Slammy Awards which will be not be part of the three hour Monday Night RAW in two days. Only certain categories will be shown during RAW and voting will take place on the WWE mobile apps however twelve other categories are available for voting on WWE.COM starting today. The pretty...

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale weigh-ins video

The Ultimate Fighter

Weigh-ins for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale were held yesterday at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the site for tonight’s show on FX. You can see the video of the weigh-ins below. MAIN CARD Matt Mitrione (257) vs Roy Nelson (252) Mike Ricci (171) vs Colton Smith (170) Patrick Barry (238) vs Shane del Rosario (244) Melvin Guillard...

UFC on FX 6: Sotiropoulos vs Pearson live play by play

UFC on FX

In the first night of back to back free events from the UFC the Ultimate Fighter Smashes will crown their first champions as lightweights Norman Parke faces off against Colin Fletcher and welterweights Bradley Scott will compete against Robert Whittaker. The Ultimate Fighter Smashes took place in Australia against Team U.K, fighters and...

The Miz breaks sound barrier flying in F/A-18 fighter jet

The Miz

Former WWE champion The Miz played Top Gun last week for real when the WWE crew were in Virginia for a few days to tape Tribute to the Troops. The Miz underwent intense training for the flight which was handled by Squadron VFA-211 and then broke the speed of sound in an F/A-18 fighter jet riding in the “passenger” seat. TMZ carried the...