Archive - May 2013

San Diego to host Bound For Glory 2013 pay-per-view

Bound For Glory

This year’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view will be coming to you live from the Viejas Arena on the campus of San Diego State University in San Diego, California on October 20. This will be the first time that TNA has done a show in San Diego, choosing their biggest pay-per-view of the year for their debut in the city. “I’m really...

IMPACT TV report for 05/31/2013

Impact

Impact begins with a look inside the Aces and Eights Clubhouse. Bully Ray says that AJ Styles is their first order of business tonight. Last week AJ declined an invitation to join Aces and Eights by attacking them with a hammer. D Lo tells Mr. Anderson he’s sorry that his plan to recruit AJ didn’t work out and pats him on the arm...

Cena, Bryan, Steamboat, at Wizard World this week

John Cena

WWE Superstars John Cena and Daniel Bryan along with WWE Hall of Famer Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat will be appearing at Wizard World, Philadelphia’s Comic Con in the next few days. Cena is appearing at the convention today from 3:30PM till 7:30PM while Daniel Bryan will be there on Saturday, May 1, between 12:30PM and 3:30PM...

IMPACT moves to 9PM time slot starting tonight

Impact

TNA IMPACT will go back to its old time slot of 9PM EST starting with tonight’s episode on Spike TV. The change was announced earlier this month. TNA and Spike moved IMPACT to the 8PM time slot a year ago on May 31 to try and increase their viewership however the move didn’t really work with the first hour of the show often getting...

Jeff Hardy returning at Slammiversary pay-per-view

Jeff Hardy

Former TNA champion Jeff Hardy will be returning this coming Sunday at the Slammiversary pay-per-view after more than six weeks off television. Hardy was last seen on TNA TV on the April 11 edition of IMPACT, losing to Bully Ray in a Full Metal Mayhem match for the TNA title. His return was announced by TNA President Dixie Carter on Twitter, who...

RAW rating for 05/27/2013

RAW

The Memorial Day edition of Monday Night RAW did 3,945,000 viewers, down from last week’s 4,227,000 viewers for a 2.82 final rating. Hour one did 3,993,000 viewers, followed by 3,950,000 in the second hour and then 3,891,000 viewers in the third hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

AJ Lee makes it in Complex Magazine’s Top 100 list

AJ

WWE Diva AJ was made the Complex Magazine 100 Hottest Women Right Now list which was published today. The 26 year old New Jersey native is half-way down (or up) the list, sitting in the 50th place. “Admit it, you’d love to have AJ Lee kick your ass. That’s one of the main appeals of the WWE’s lovely lineup of...

Kofi Kingston to undergo elbow surgery

Kofi Kingston

Former U.S. champion Kofi Kingston will be off WWE television for up to two months as he will be undergoing elbow surgery this week. Kingston did appear at last night’s Smackdown television tapings which were taped in Edmonton and shot an angle to explain his absence for the next several weeks.

WWE and Warner Bros. team up for Flintstones movie

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Warner Bros. announced today that they are teaming up to co-produce a Flintstones animated movie which will be released in early 2015. This is the second agreement between the two companies to co-produce an animated movie after the two announced a Scooby Doo movie last year. “Warner Bros. is thrilled to continue our...

CM Punk to wrestle Chris Jericho at Payback pay-per-view

CM Punk

CM Punk will be returning to WWE television next month at the Payback pay-per-view to face Chris Jericho in his home town of Chicago, Illinois. Punk last appeared on TV on the April 15 episode of Monday Night RAW where he addressed the crowd after his loss to the Undertaker at WrestleMania. Punk walked out of the arena and fell off the wrestling...

WWE honors Bret Hart after RAW goes off the air

Bret Hart

Live, from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, it is now time for the REAL main-event of the evening: honoring Bret “The Hit Man” Hart! A quick highlight package of Bret airs for the intro, then we cut to Jerry “The King” Lawler in the ring. He welcomes the WWE Universe, everyone watching on the WWE App, as well everyone in Canada...

Main event of Payback changed to “3 stages of hell” match

Ryback

The main event for the Payback pay-per-view between John Cena and Ryback is now a “3 stages of hell” match instead of just an ambulance match. The change was announced yesterday on RAW after Cena suggested the new match which will have a lumberjack match for the first fall, a tables match for the second fall and, and if necessary an...

NXT’s Wyatt Family coming to the main roster

NXT

A promo on yesterday’s Monday Night RAW introduced the Wyatt family consisting of the man formerly known as Husky Harris, Luke Harper, and Erick Rowan. Harris was in NXT and The Nexus a few years ago however his time in the main roster was short lived as he was written off WWE television when Randy Orton kicked him in the head, sending him...

Monday Night Raw Report for 05/27/2013

RAW

Live from my home country, Canada, Raw is back in Calgary! And of course, along with Raw is Bret “The Hit Man” Hart! The “Excellence Of Execution” makes a triumphant return home and will be appreciated/celebrated tonight, (hopefully) on the air, as well as off. FYI – since I live in Canada, I get to watch the post-Raw...

Luchador Samuray del Sol signs developmental deal with WWE

Samuray del Sol

Mexican-American independent luchador Samuray del Sol has signed a developmental deal with WWE after he passed all his medical tests. The 26 year old from Chicago works under a mask and has wrestled for AAA in Mexico as well as Combat Zone Wrestling, Dragon Gate USA, and Evolve. Resistance Pro, the promotion headed by Billy Corgan, issued a...

Hulk Hogan takes a quick trip to the ER

Hulk Hogan

The Hulkster made a quick trip to the ER yesterday after his boat radiator exploded in his hand. Hogan posted some gross photos of his injury on Twitter showing his hand and fingers all bubbled-up as a result of the fire. Doctors at the Tampa General Hospital cut and skinned his hand to remove the big bubbles and he was then sent packing home. I...

Mexican wrestler Hector Garza passes away

No Image

Former TNA and WCW wrestler Hector Garza passed away yesterday from lung cancer, just eight months after he was diagnosed with the illness. Garza made one appearance for the then WWF, wrestling in the 1997 Royal Rumble before going to WCW. Unfortunately his run in WCW wasn’t a very successful one and mostly he appeared on the B-shows with...

Dwayne Johnson lands another movie in the top of box office

The Rock (Movies)

Fast and Furious 6 with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson sped to the top of the box office chart with a weekend of $98.5 million in box office receipts in addition to $177 million in worldwide box office for a total of $275.5 million. The latest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise had the best opening weekend in the history of the...