Archive - 2012

UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs Diaz live play by play

UFC on Fox

I will be doing a live play by play of tonight’s UFC on FOX 5. Keep checking back to see how the action went down starting with the first fight on Facebook at 4:20pm ET /1:20pm PT. Also follow @wonlinemma on twitter to catch the winners as they are announced. Facebook live fight Bantamweights (135lbs) John “Prince” Albert vs...

UFC on FOX 5 weigh-in results

UFC on Fox

UFC on FOX 5 will take place tonight at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The main event will feature Benson Henderson defending his Lightweight title against Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu fighter and The Ultimate Fighter season 5 winner Nate Diaz. The light heavyweights will co-main event the card as former champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua take...

Tickets on sale for Lockdown 2013 at the Alamodome

Lockdown

Tickets for the Lockdown 2013 pay-per-view from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, went on sale today at Ticketmaster.com. Prices for the pay-per-view are $15, $20, $35, $50, $60, $125, and $150, although the $150 are already marked as gone and none are available. W-O reader Rudy sent in word that if you use the promo code TNA40 you will save...

Ronda Rousey to headline UFC 157, presented with UFC title

Ronda Rousey

Dana White officially announced Ronda Rousey as the first ever UFC women’s champion during the UFC on FOX 5 press conference and immediately put her in the main event of an upcoming show. Rousey will headline UFC 157, the February 23 show in Anaheim, California, against Liz Carmouche with the title on the line. White also announced that the...

Velvet Sky returns to TNA Wrestling during IMPACT

Velvet Sky

The 31 year old Velvet Sky made her return to TNA Wrestling yesterday during IMPACT. The former TNA Knockout champion interrupted a segment between Mickie James and Tara and vowed to become champion again in 2013. Sky left the company in July of this year after she failed to reach an agreement over a new contract.

IMPACT TV report 12/07/2012

Impact

Impact begins with Bobby Roode, Christopher Daniels, and Kazarian making their way to the ring. They will face AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy, and James Storm in the main event. Kazarian grabs a mic first and calls us all “Chodes” (don’t feel too bad, thickness is more important anyway.) Roode grabs the mic next and guarantees a win this...

W-O News v2.0 app for iPhone released

W-O iPhone App V2

The new version of the Wrestling-Online.com News app for iPhone and iPod Touch has been released on the Apple App Store. Version 2.0 is a redesigned app compatible with iOS6 and makes use of the larger iPhone 5 screen as well. It also includes a new menu system, faster loading times, swiping left or right to go to next or previous articles and a...

WWE touts the success of their iPhone and iPad app

WWE

WWE issued a press release yesterday touting the success of their iPhone and iPad app and its second screen experience for RAW, Smackdown and Main Event television shows. The app has been downloaded more than 2.7 million times in 215 different countries. For this past Monday’s RAW, the app had 20,000 downloads and moved to the Top 50 Free...

WWE Superstars and Divas sing Christmas WWE-themed song

WWE

WWE has released a funny video with WWE Superstars and Divas singing a Christmas – but WWE-themed – song as they stand at the top of the ramp. John Cena serves as the choir conductor with Randy Orton, CM Punk, Sheamus, Vickie Guerrero, AJ, Kane, Daniel Bryan, Big Show, Rey Mysterio and others having their own lines to sing. “The...

ESPN interviews Ryback…wants the Undertaker at WrestleMania

Ryback

ESPN.COM has an interesting interview with Ryback, whose WWE ’13 character has just been made available for the first time via a DLC. The interview was mainly in association with his new WWE ’13 playable character but Ryback talked about several other things including the fans’ association of him with Goldberg, where the...

Ryback moved to a 3 on 3 TLC match on pay-per-view

Ryback

The injury to CM Punk leaves Ryback with the short end of the stick as his chance to capture the WWE title vanished as soon as Punk was announced as unable to participate in the pay-per-view. Ryback will be on the card however and in a letter posted by Vince McMahon on WWE.COM, the Las Vegas native will join the current tag team champions Kane and...

RAW rating for 12/03/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW got killed in the ratings, getting the lowest total number of viewers since moving to three hours and the lowest rating in over a decade for a non-holiday show. This week’s show pulled in 3,437,000 viewers and a 2.5 rating which is down 500,000 viewers from last week and down from the 2.7 rating. Hour one did 3,580,000...

CM Punk pulled out of the TLC pay-per-view

CM Punk

WWE Champion CM Punk has been pulled off the TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view due to the knee surgery he had to undergo yesterday. Punk, who has been having knee problems for a while, flew down to Florida right after RAW was over to meet Dr. James Andrews and it was determined he should have surgery immediately. The main event was...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/03/12

RAW

Subsequent to last week’s Raw and Smackdown (read that fine report on this fine website!), let us hope tonight’s show follows them up with WRESTLING! Both programs last week provided some excellent in-ring action, so I want to see more of that on Raw this week. Of course, speaking of which, what will go down from Greensboro? Will WWE...

CM Punk undergoes emergency knee surgery

CM Punk

WWE.COM is reporting that CM Punk underwent emergency knee surgery today in Pensacola, Florida, at The Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine under the care of Dr. James Andrews. The story says that Punk took a flight to Florida right after Monday Night RAW went off the air for consultations with Dr. Andrews and it was determined...

WWE and E! to broadcast Rolling Stones live pre-show on 12/15

WWE

WWE issued a press release announcing that they have teamed up with E! to broadcast the Rolling Stones live pre-show leading up to the band’s final performance of its 50th anniversary shows. Titled “Live From the Rolling Stones,” the one hour special will cover all the action from the Prudential Center the hour leading up to the...

TMZ covers Ric Flair’s latest legal separation

Ric Flair

TMZ has a story covering Ric Flair’s fourth failed marriage after his wife filed for separation claiming that the former sixteen time world champion has been unfaithful to her. The legal documents were filed by Jacqueline Fliehr earlier this month in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. “Husband has had numerous intimate relationships...