Archive - February 2013

The Undertaker returns at a non-televised event in Waco, Texas

The Undertaker

Fans who attended the non-televised live event in Waco, Texas, yesterday, got a huge surprise as the Undertaker returned for a very rare house show match. The Deadman teamed up with Sheamus to take on Damien Sandow and Wade Barrett, in what was his first in-ring activity since the RAW 1000 episodes where he “saved” Kane. His return...

The Dragon is on deck and Rousey takes home another arm

UFC

The PPV portion of UFC 157 started off with a bang as Josh Koscheck rushed the center of the cage and quickly got the power double leg on Ruthless Robbie Lawler. Lawler was a long time training partner with UFC hall of famer Matt Hughes who was one of the best wrestlers in the history of the sport. Lawler stayed calm and utilized the butterfly...

UFC 157 Rousey vs Carmouche preliminary card recap

UFC

UFC returned to Anaheim, CA tonight to play home to the first ever Women’s championship fight and main event in the organization. The card started out with a spectacular showing from two welterweights making their UFC debuts. Yuri Villefort took on Nah-Shon Burrell in the first Facebook fight. They came out looking to mix it up from the get...

Tickets for Extreme Rules 2013 pay-per-view on sale today

WWE

Tickets for the Extreme Rules pay-per-view which will take place on Sunday, May 19, will go on sale today at 10AM CT. The show will take place in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Scottrade Center and there are some rumors that The Rock is being advertised for the show although there’s no evidence online yet. Ticket princes range from $25 to $350...

UFC President Dana White in a 45 minute Q&A chat with fans

Dana White

UFC President Dana White held a 45 minute Q&A chat with the fans who attended the UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche weigh-ins yesterday to answer a ton of different questions. White did not set any limits on what questions should be asked and answered all of them including taking photos with fans while the chat was ongoing. The UFC President was...

UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche weigh-ins

Ronda Rousey

Well it is official the Women’s Bantamweight championship will be on the line tomorrow night as both ladies came in under the 135lbs weight limit. Ronda Rousey will defend her belt for the first time in the UFC against the United States Marine veteran Liz Carmouche. In the co-main event UFC’s number 2 Light Heavyweight Dan Henderson...

Dwayne Johnson’s latest movie Snitch opens today

The Rock (Movies)

Dwayne Johnson’s latest movie, Snitch, comes out in theaters across the country today, playing at 2,511 different locations. The movie is about a father – played by the WWE champion – who goes undercover for the DEA in a plot to free his son from prison after he was set up during a drug deal. Joining The Rock in this movie are...

The Miz and Maryse get engaged

Maryse

Former WWE Divas champion Maryse announced today on her Twitter that she is now engaged to former WWE champion himself, The Miz. “Feb 21, 2013 is a date i will always remember, what beautiful day and night @mikethemiz im the happiest girl in the world!!” she wrote. “Sooooooooooo happy!!!!!!! #engaged.” The duo have been...

WWE invites Glenn Beck to address “stupid people” on RAW

WWE

WWE issued a press release inviting political commentator Glenn Beck to appear on Monday Night RAW this coming Monday to address the WWE fans. In a segment on his show TheBlaze TV yesterday, the former Fox News employee called wrestling fans “stupid people” and criticized the storyline involving Jack Swagger, Zeb Colter, and World...

Watch the third part of UFC Primetime: Rousey vs Carmouche

Ronda Rousey

The third and final part of the UFC Primetime: Rousey vs Carmouche show aired yesterday and is now available online as well. The two females will be making history with the first female fight in the UFC and if the pressure wasn’t big enough, they will be headlining the UFC 157 pay-per-view too. You can watch the third part of Primetime below.

IMPACT TV report 02/21/2013

Impact

Impact begins with a recap of the evil deeds of Aces and Eights. The first person to the ring is Hulk Hogan.  Hogan was going to announce the number one contender at the end of last week’s episode, but was interrupted by an attack from Aces and Eights. Hogan tells us he has decided on…Bully Ray! Bully wasn’t even in a match last...

Swagger to appear in court on March 12 following arrest

Jack Swagger

Jack Swagger’s road to WrestleMania – assuming it’s still on course – will take a detour on March 12 as he will be appearing in court to answer his charges of DUI, marijuana possession, and speeding. Swagger was arrested on Tuesday night – one minute before Midnight – in Gulfport on Lorraine Road near...

USA Network to air edited version of the Hall of Fame on April 9

Hall of Fame

USA Network will air a one hour compressed version of the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, starting at 10PM EST. Last year the show aired on Monday serving as the lead in for the post-WrestleMania RAW however with RAW now already at three hours it would have added a fourth straight hour to the schedule. In the past, the Hall of Fame...

RAW rating for 02/18/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week fresh off the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view did a 3.3 rating with 4,662,000 viewers overall. That is up from last week’s 3.1 rating and around 400,000 viewers more in total. Hour one kicked off with 4,818,000 viewers followed by 4,674,000 in the second hour and then the audience kept going down to 4,493,000 for...