Archive - February 2013

Live RAW event results from 02/09 in Springfield, Missouri

Ryback

W-O reader Eric Huyck attended the non-televised RAW event in Springfield, Missouri, on Saturday night and sent in the following results: Zack Ryder defeated Corey Graves from NXT; Tensai defeated Alex Riley; Kaitlyn defeated Tamina Snuka; The New Age Outlaws defeated Rhodes Scholars; Justin Gabriel defeated David Otunga; Chris Jericho defeated...

TNA to tape six more ‘One Night Only’ shows in Orlando

TNA

TNA will tape six of their ‘One Night Only’ shows over a period of three days at Universal Studios in March which will mark the final shows at the IMPACT Zone. Two shows will be taped on Sunday, March 17, with the first one starting at 1PM and the second one starting at 7PM. The second set of tapings will be held on Saturday, March 23...

Austin inks two new movie deals with Anchor Bay

Steve Austin

WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin has signed a new two-picture deal with Anchor Bay Films where he will also help produce under his own Broken Skull Ranch Productions brand. The first movie will be called ‘Kill Em All, John,’ where Austin will play an ex-hitman who is pulled back into action to terminate a number of crime...

DirecTV issues survey to customers on proposed WWE Network

WWE Network

Prowrestling.net is reporting that DirecTV is considering carrying the WWE Network as a new premium network according to a survey issued by the company to its subscribers. The survey states that the proposed WWE Network would involve a separate monthly fee on top of the DirecTV subscription and eleven out of the twelve current WWE pay-per-views...

Four Superstars named for the Smackdown Elimination Chamber match

Elimination Chamber

Four Superstars have been named for the Elimination Chamber match which will determine the number one contender for the World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania. These four individuals are Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Mark Henry, and current tag team title holder Daniel Bryan. Two more are still yet to be announced by Smackdown General Manager Booker...

Lesnar added to fourth RAW show leading up to WrestleMania

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Brock Lesnar will be appearing on the March 18 edition of Monday Night RAW, one of his only few appearances set between now and WrestleMania 29. The former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion has appeared twice in a row on RAW so far since his return, first delivering the F5 on Vince McMahon and then destroying The Miz on this week’s...

WrestleMania 30 announcement expected this month

WrestleMania

A WrestleMania 30 announcement is expected to be made this month with all signs pointing to New Orleans, Louisiana, and the site of this year’s Super Bowl – the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. During this week, several sites reported that a local radio in New Orleans announced that WrestleMania was coming to town however the name of the radio...

Three new locations for upcoming IMPACT shows on the road

Impact

Along with the announcement of Hardy’s new deal with TNA, Dixie Carter also announced three new locations for IMPACT on the road. TNA will tape two episodes of IMPACT in each location, one live, and one which will air the following week similar to what WWE used to do with RAW in the late 90s. On March 28, the company will be in Jonesboro...

Jeff Hardy signs new 2 year deal with TNA

Jeff Hardy

TNA President Dixie Carter announced during the Bellator MMA broadcast last night on Spike TV that current champion Jeff Hardy has signed a new deal with the company. Hardy is now under contract to TNA till February 2015, following a two year extension. This is Hardy’s second stint with the company after a two year deal between 2004 and...

UFC Primetime: Rousey vs Carmouche debuts tonight

Ronda Rousey

Las Vegas – UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche are set to make history on Saturday, Feb. 23 when they become the first women to compete in the UFC’s hallowed Octagon®. Tonight, fans get an all-access pass inside their training camps before the historic championship bout, as episode one of UFC...

UFC on FOX: Henderson vs Melendez announced for April 20

UFC on Fox

Las Vegas, Nevada – UFC® lightweight champion Benson Henderson will defend his title in a long-awaited showdown with Gilbert Melendez, the last man to hold the Strikeforce® lightweight title, on Saturday, April 20 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® brings the Octagon® back to HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. The 29-year-old Henderson is...

Bret Hart undergoes knee surgery

Bret Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart underwent knee surgery earlier this week and is now in recovery. Hart wrote on Twitter that he knows has “a matching set” while showing a photo of his large scar that runs vertical across his knee. You can see the photo at (Warning: Graphic content) It will be interesting to see if...

Pre-sale for post-WrestleMania 29 RAW kicks off tomorrow

WWE

The post-WrestleMania RAW tickets will go on pre-sale tomorrow on Ticketmaster.com at 10AM and will be available till Friday at 11:59PM EST. Ticket prices will range from $20 to $95 plus additional taxes and fees and they go on sale to the general public on Saturday at 10AM EST. The show will be held at the IZOD Center on April 8 in East...

RAW rating for 02/04/2013

RAW

This week’s Monday Night RAW drew a 3.5 rating and an average viewership of 4,810,000 viewers. It was down around 200,000 viewers from last week in total but still the second best number since the RAW 1000 episode. Hour one pulled 4,863,000 viewers followed by 4,857,000 in the second hour and 4,711,000 in the third hour. While the drop...

WWE celebrates over 1 million subscribers on YouTube channel

WWE

WWE has surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark on YouTube, surpassing popular YouTube channels such as ESPN, HBO, Comedy Central, Discovery Networks and Apple. WWE was one of the first partners with YouTube to launch original content on their channel, and the company premiered almost 30 hours of original programming in 2012 with shows such as...

TUF: Jones vs Sonnen episode 3 recap

The Ultimate Fighter

This episode has been built up for one of the most devastating finishes of all time. Will it be Hall or Cella to go down? They show an ambulance loading someone into it with one of Sonnen’s coaches standing there in the clips leading up to this weeks episode. Lets see how it will happen as Team Jones’ Adam Cella faces off against Team...