Archive - 2012

Trailer for Steve Austin’s next movie ‘The Package’

Steve Austin

A press release for Steve Austin’s next movie The Package is making the rounds today even though it was released two weeks ago by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The press release announced the Blu-Ray and DVD release date for the movie – which also stars Dolph Lundgren – for February 19, 2013. The movie is about Austin as a nightclub...

Dominick Cruz out for up to a year after second knee surgery

Dominick Cruz

UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz suffered another big setback after he underwent his second major knee operation that can keep him out for up to a year. MMA website MMAJunkie.com broke the story about the second knee surgery earlier today, saying that his body rejected the cadaver ACL placed in his left knee earlier this year during the...

WWE to stream pay-per-views on iPad app

WWE

WWE updated its iPad app this past weekend and added a new neat feature to the mix. Fans who prefer their Apple tablet rather than a computer or even a television can now order pay-per-views straight from the app and watch them on the 9.7″ screen – or 7.9″ screen for iPad Mini users. Although it’s not known if it will be...

New York Daily News profiles WWE Diva AJ Lee

AJ

The New York Daily News ran a story on WWE Diva AJ Lee as part of their coverage for the TLC pay-per-view which will take place in Brooklyn. The article touches on AJ’s past where she spent most of her childhood eating at food banks and living in cars and motel rooms. “I didn’t have the easiest time growing up; it’s no...

Bryon Saxton joins the NXT back room staff

NXT

Bryon Saxton, who did commentary for the WWE version of ECW for a few months and is also a wrestler and announcer for FCW/NXT, has joined the NXT back room staff as creative assistant. The Virginia native has been involved with FCW and WWE since 2007 and had different roles throughout his career including wrestling, commentating, managing, and...

UFC Gym to open in Sydney, Australia

UFC Gym

LAFAYETTE, CA¬† (December 3, 2012) – UFC GYM, the brand best known for a ‘Train Different’ approach to fitness and unparalleled workout experience, announce they are headed down under, to kick off international expansion in Australia. Located in the city-suburb of Alexandria, just south of Sydney’s central business...

TNA reportedly cutting two pay-per-views from 2013 calendar

TNA

With Lockdown moving to March instead of April, rumors are that TNA will be cutting two of its yearly pay-per-views, going to 10 PPV shows a year instead of 12. According to current plans, the Against All Odds and No Surrender pay-per-views – held in February and September respectively – will not feature in the 2013 calendar, giving...

Kevin Nash to appear at NXT tapings in December

Kevin Nash

Former WWE and WCW champion Kevin Nash will be appearing at the NXT television tapings which will be held on December 6 at the Full Sail University. This will be Nash’s first appearance for WWE in several months and he will be joined by Wade Barrett who will be involved in a match. “Looking forward to the NXT tapings next week, but...

IMPACT TV report 11/30/2012

Impact

Impact begins this week with a recap of recent events: Wes Brisco beating Jason Garrett in his Gut Check match, Eric Young getting his ankle broken by Aces and Eights, and the ongoing potential romance between Brooke Hogan and Bully Ray. After the recap, Hulk Hogan is the first to the ring. Hogan wants to know what is going on between his daughter...

Appearances set for The Rock on RAW next year

The Rock (WWE)

The Rock is currently set for two RAW appearances with more to be added as WrestleMania time comes closer. The self-proclaimed people’s champion will be appearing on the January 28 Monday Night RAW in Las Vegas, Nevada, and then on the February 18 edition of the show in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Rock will be appearing at the Royal Rumble to...

Water sprinklers go off backstage at Smackdown tapings

Smackdown

Several reports floating around have revealed that at the Smackdown tapings on Tuesday night, the sprinklers at the CenturyLink Center went off backstage making a mess everywhere. PWInsider said that the incident happened when a pre-taped segment for Smackdown was being taped and the room went completely dark with water coming out from the ceiling...

RAW rating for 11/26/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.7 rating with an average of 3,920,000 viewers. The viewership is slightly up from last week’s 3.83 million however there was a horrible number in the third hour. Hour one kicked off strong with 4,147,000 viewers followed by a small drop to 4,126,000 viewers in the second hour. The third hour then suffered one of the...

Pre-sale code for RAW in Las Vegas on 01/28

RAW

The Internet pre-sale for Monday Night RAW in Las Vegas on January 28 started yesterday and will run through Thursday ending at 11:59PM PT. If you are interested in attending the show, returning to the Thomas & Mack Center after one run at the Mandalay Bay, the password to use is RAWLASVEGAS. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday...

Ambrose, Reigns, and Rollins get a new group name

The Shield

Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins are now collectively known as The Shield. That name was rumored to be used last week although it wasn’t confirmed at the time. The three NXT up-and-coming Superstars had their first interview on RAW yesterday with Michael Cole where they revealed that they are not working for CM Punk, but rather...

Ryback vs Punk set for TLC pay-per-view main event

Ryback

The main event for TLC: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs has been set after Ryback threatened to take over RAW yesterday. The Las Vegas native demanded that he gets CM Punk at the TLC pay-per-view in a tables, ladders, and chairs match or else he would not leave the ring. RAW Supervising Manager Vickie Guerrero granted his request in return for his...