Archive - 09/01/2013

RAW rating for 01/07/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW with the return of The Rock and a TLC match between CM Punk and Ryback pulled in 4,420,000 viewers with a rating of 3.1. Hour one did 4,290,000 viewers, hour two did 4,320,000 viewers, and hour three did 4,650,000 viewers. This is the first time since the August 13 show that the viewers increased each hour and also the first time...

Superstar Billy Graham rips into CM Punk for RAW promo

CM Punk

WWE Hall of Famer Superstar Billy Graham was somewhat offended by the CM Punk promo from RAW on Monday and called the last hour of RAW the “worst excuse for a show” he has ever seen. Graham jumped in defense of Bruno Sammartino after Punk said that his 414 days as champion would amount to more if he wrestled like Sammartino just once a...

D’Angelo Dinero leaves TNA Wrestling

D'Angelo Dinero

Elijah Burke, otherwise known as D’Angelo Dinero, announced yesterday on Twitter that his contract with TNA Wrestling expired on January 1 and he did not sign a new one, effectively ending his commitments with the company. Burke started with TNA Wrestling in May 2009, around six months after he was released from his WWE contract. He has been...

WWE Encyclopedia: Updated & Expanded book released

WWE

DK Publishing has released the WWE Encyclopedia: Updated & Expanded book which is written by former WWE staff members Kevin Sullivan and Brian Shields. The ever-growing encyclopedia packs 416 pages of resources for anything WWE including title history details, profiles, photos, fact, statistics and much more. Hundreds of Superstars of all...

Alistair Overeem gets his license back, to fight in February

Alistair Overeem

Former STRIKEFORCE Heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem was granted his license again by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and will be able to fight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on the February 2 show in Las Vegas. His last fight was on December 30, 2011, where he defeated – and retired – Brock Lesnar from his MMA career...

Title switches hands during Smackdown tapings

Smackdown

WWE splashed the news all over Twitter and WWE.COM late last night as Alberto Del Rio defeated the Big Show on Smackdown to become the new World Heavyweight champion. The tapings were held in Miami, Florida, yesterday, the same place where Del Rio received a massive ovation the night after WrestleMania when he interrupted Sheamus. The program is...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/07/2013

RAW

Tonight is the start of a new year, and tonight (hopefully) is the start of something fresh and monumentus for Monday Night Raw! On the cards of course is the main event Tables, Ladders, and Chairs match between Ryback and WWE Champion C.M. Punk. Who will climb the ladder and claim WWE’s ultimate prize? Also, “The Great One,”...