Archive - February 2013

Aldo to face Pettis on August 3rd

UFC

Jose Aldo will defend his UFC Featherweight belt for the fifth time this summer and for the third time against a fighter coming down from the UFC’s lightweight ranks. Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will be the man making the extra ten pound weight cut this time. Pettis who is a top contender for the UFC’s Lightweight champion...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 02/04/2013

RAW

With the boss laid out last week at the hands of Brock Lesnar, who will return to take Mr. McMahon’s place, and what consequences and/or actions could the former WWE Champion face? The Elimination Chamber Pay-Per-View is shaping up. WWE Champion The Rock (still hard to type) and C.M. Punk are booked for a rematch, and the Smackdown Chamber...

Six man tag match announced for the Elimination Chamber PPV

The Shield

Another match was announced for the Elimination Chamber yesterday after RAW went off the air. While The Shield were among the fans in the stands following the beating they got at the end of RAW, John Cena grabbed the microphone and challenged the trio to a six man tag team match at the pay-per-view with his tag team partners Sheamus and...

Ticket prices for first IMPACT on the road in Illinois

Impact

Tickets for IMPACT at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, on March 14 will run for quite a steep price. TNA will be using approximately half the arena for these two tapings – one live and one recorded – with tickets priced $15, $25, $45, and $75. For $125, you can get a luxury fan suite which includes appearances by...

Vince McMahon undergoes surgery, already back to work

Vince Mcmahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon underwent hip surgery this past week but is already back in the driving seat of his company and attended RAW last night. McMahon had to fix a problem which was there before he got F5’ed by Brock Lesnar and it was decided to use the storyline to explain why he’d be off television. The fact that Vince...

WWE issues press release on Sammartino, video from RAW

Hall of Fame

WWE issued a press release yesterday announcing Bruno Sammartino entering the WWE Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 6, at Madison Square Garden. “Having sold out more than 200 shows at Madison Square Garden and being the longest reigning WWE champion in history, Bruno Sammartino is truly ‘The Living Legend,’” said Vince McMahon...

Mark Henry returns on RAW

Mark Henry

The world’s strongest man Mark Henry returned on Monday Night RAW yesterday and squashed Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara after Daniel Bryan tapped out Mysterio. The former World Heavyweight champion has been out of action since May after undergoing surgery for an injury that he never specified what it was. He wrote at the time that if he...

TNA ReACTION returning as a YouTube series

TNA

TNA President Dixie Carter announced on her Twitter account that the TNA ReAction show will be making a comeback this month. “Happy to announce that “ReACTION” will be returning in mid-February as an online series on YouTube,” Carter wrote. She didn’t give out any more details but said that more info will be coming...

Dwayne Johnson in Fast & Furious 6 Super Bowl trailer

The Rock (Movies)

WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was in two Super Bowl commercials yesterday, one for the ‘got milk?’ campaign and the other a trailer for his upcoming movie Fast & Furious 6. Johnson will be reprising his role of Luke Hobbs, a Diplomatic Security Service agent who travels to Europe to track down a group of...

Brock Lesnar on Monday Night RAW tonight

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be appearing on Monday Night RAW tonight, his first time in Atlanta in over 12 years. Lesnar returned last week and delivered his F5 to Vince McMahon, saving Paul Heyman’s job in the process as he was about to get fired. Tonight is also one of the few RAW dates that The Rock is not...

David Otunga accompanies fiance to the Super Bowl

David Otunga

WWE Superstar David Otunga was at the Super Bowl in New Orleans yesterday accompanying his fiancé and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson. The former American Idol contestant sang America The Beautiful before the show kicked off and Otunga posted a photo of him, Hudson, and their son from the field which you can see at

UFC 156 recap: Aldo retains to cap sweep for Brazil fighters

UFC

Well it is a little late tonight but here is the recap of UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend show. This was headlined by a Featherweight championship match between Frankie Edgar and champ Jose Aldo. This is Edgar’s 7th title fight in a row. He won the first two against BJ Penn, fought to a draw with Gray Maynard, beat Maynard, and...

Bret Hart rips into Triple H, calls him overrated

Bret Hart

Bret Hart never shared a big relationship with Triple H and their history dates back from when HHH aligned with HBK when both Bret and Shawn were going into a massive real-life feud towards Bret’s final months with WWE back in 1997. In a recent interview with WrestleTalk TV Extra, the WWE Hall of Famer somewhat ripped into Triple H and while...

TNA finally takes IMPACT on the road

TNA

After eight years, TNA is finally taking their flagship show – IMPACT – on the road. The show has always been taped at the IMPACT Zone in Universal Studios in Orlando with the except of a couple of occasions. The announcement was made yesterday by TNA President Dixie Carter who also said that the last two shows to be filmed at...

IMPACT TV report 01/31/2013

Impact

Impact begins, as always, with a recap of the evil deeds perpetrated by Aces and Eights in recent weeks. The first two people to the ring are Kazarian and Daniels.  The show is being held in Manchester England. Kaz and Daniels are wearing kilts and sporting blue face paint in homage to the United Kingdom’s TRUE warriors, the Scots. Daniels...