Archive - 08/05/2013

Dolph Ziggler suffers concussion at Smackdown tapings

Dolph Ziggler

WWE.COM is reporting that World Heavyweight champion Dolph Ziggler suffered a concussion during last night’s Smackdown tapings when he interfered in a match involving Big E. Langston and Jack Swagger. “He [was] having some memory difficulties and a bit of a headache … he definitely has a concussion,” said WWE doctor Michael...

WWE opts not to go subscription-based on YouTube

WWE

Variety is reporting that WWE opted not to be a part of YouTube’s subscription-based model, keeping the popular WWEFanNation channel on the Google-owned website free of charge. The story says that YouTube tried to lure WWE into signing as a pay-channel however WWE is happy doing money with advertising running throughout their thousands of...

IMPACT moving back to 9PM time slot on May 30

Impact

TNA’s flagship television show IMPACT will be moving back to its original time slot of 9PM EST starting on May 30. The big news was announced by TNA President Dixie Carter on Twitter earlier today. It was on May 31, 2012, that Spike and TNA agreed to move IMPACT an hour earlier to kick off at 8PM EST, a move which didn’t bring much...

Sin Cara cleared to return after concussion

Sin Cara

Sin Cara will be returning to the ring next week according to a tweet by the man behind the mask. “Finally I was given the all-clear to go back to wrestling. Next week my comeback to the WWE ring,” Sin Cara wrote. He has been out since mid March after he suffered a concussion and was kept off television because of his injury. The...

RAW rating for 05/06/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week pulled in less than 4 million viewers in total, getting an average of 3,917,000 viewers over three hours for a 2.9 rating. That is down 368,000 viewers from last week. Hour one drew 3,970,000, followed by 3,870,000 in hour two and then down to 3,910,000 in hour three. This has been the lowest number since the December...

Jerry “The King” Lawler returning to the ring this month

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler will be wrestling for the first time since his heart attack when he teams up with fellow Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr., on Saturday, May 25 as part of the !Bang! TV show in Florida. “The King” suffered a heart attack on the September 10, 2012, live edition of Monday Night RAW while...