Archive - February 2013

New WWE title cost $50,000 in development

WWE title

The new WWE title which made its debut on RAW this past Monday night cost WWE more than $50,000 just in development. In an article on WWE.COM, Stan Stanski, the Senior Vice President of Creative for WWE, said that he got the order to work on a new WWE title 18 months ago and it was up to him and his team to make it happen. Orange County Choppers...

WWE and Paramount Pictures announce promotional partnership

WWE

WWE and Paramount Pictures sent a press release announcing a promotional partnership to support The Rock’s upcoming feature films, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Pain & Gain. In addition to storyline integration on its TV broadcasts, WWE will utilize all of its assets, including live events, digital and social media to promote the films and...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/18/2013

RAW

Even though the Road To WrestleMania began at the Royal Rumble, tonight, the non-stop highway starts, as the only thing between now and WrestleMania XXIX are seven (7) Raws! Last night’s Elimination Chamber was the final “in between” pay-per-view before the “Grand Daddy Of Them All,” so What implications will the...

March 28 IMPACT to take place from Jonesboro, Arkansas

Impact

TNA has announced that the March 28 live IMPACT will be taking place at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. A second set of tapings will be recorded immediately after the live broadcast ends which will air the following week. Mayor Harold Perrin is holding a special event on Tuesday, February 26 at the Comfort Suites on 3404 Access...

New WWE replica title for sale for $449.99

WWE title

WWE has already started selling a replica of the new WWE title on the WWEShop.com website, less than 24 hours after it was revealed on television. Selling for a whooping $449.99, the new belt weighs 7.4 pounds and 51 inches long in total, making it a perfect fit for up to a 46 inch waist. The strap of the title is made out of faux leather and the...

RAW crew to tour Qatar and Turkey this week

RAW

The RAW crew will be leaving for a short three-day tour in Qatar and Turkey which will kick off on Thursday. On February 21 and February 22, WWE will host two non-televised live events at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar, followed by another non-televised live event on February 23 at the Ulker Sports Arena in...

The Harlem Shake….WWE style!

Santino Marella

It was only a matter of time till the WWE jumped on the Harlem Shake bandwagon. The U.S. Marines did it. The U.S. Navy did it. The U.S. Army did it. Hell, even Pepsi and its cans digitally danced to it. And now, ladies and gentlemen, there is a new version of the Harlem Shake – WWE style! WWE Superstars, Divas, and even referees got it on it...

New WWE title makes its debut on RAW

WWE

The WWE spinner title that is attributed to John Cena is no more as a new WWE belt made its debut last night on RAW. Taking a more “traditional” look than any of the past few WWE titles, the new belt features a very large center plate with a huge WWE logo and “champion” written in the bottom. The outer ring of the plate is...

Rock taking WWE title with him for his movies media interviews

The Rock (WWE)

One of the pluses of having The Rock as the WWE champion is the added exposure that he gives to the WWE at the several media interviews he does to promote his upcoming movies. In a sit-down interview to promote the G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie, The Rock showed up with the WWE title and even tweeted a picture of the title resting comfortably on his...

Location for WrestleMania XXX Axxess revealed

WrestleMania XXX

In a press release issued today regarding WrestleMania XXX, it was revealed that the WrestleMania Axxess will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. This year’s Axxess is being held inside an arena – the IZOD Center – rather than in a convention center for the first time since the company started the concept at...

WWE officially announces WrestleMania XXX in New Orleans

WrestleMania XXX

WWE held a press conference at Noon today at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to announce that WrestleMania 30 will be coming to New Orleans on April 6, 2014. John Saboor, the WWE Senior Vice President of Special Events hosted the press conference and invited New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to the stage for the announcement. Landrieu said that New...

Rock vs Cena to headline WrestleMania…again!

John Cena

The main event for WrestleMania 29 was set last night after The Rock defeated CM Punk to retain the WWE title, making last year’s WrestleMania not so “once in a lifetime” after all. The Rock and Royal Rumble winner John Cena will go head to head for the second time in a row at a WrestleMania main event – the first time in...

Results from the Elimination Chamber 2013 pay-per-view

The Rock (WWE)

Here are the quick results from last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view which took place from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. Brodus Clay and Tensai defeated Team Rhodes Scholars in the pre-show match; Alberto Del Rio defeated Big Show to retain the World Heavyweight title; Antonio Cesaro defeated The Miz via DQ to...

Elimination Chamber 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Elimination Chamber

Live tonight from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, WWE presents the Elimination Chamber on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: The Rock vs CM Punk for the WWE title with the stipulation that if The Rock is counted out or disqualified, CM Punk wins the title; Alberto Del Rio vs Big Show for the World Heavyweight title; Randy...

Tickets for first IMPACT on the road selling well

Impact

Tickets for the first IMPACT on the road at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago have been selling pretty good and the only regular tickets remaining are the $15 ones. TNA will be using a modified seating at the arena, using what seems to be half of what the Sears Centre can hold with the top seats also curtained off. Tickets for the show ranged from...