Archive - 2013

Colt Cabana trying out for an announcer at WWE’s NXT

NXT

Colt Cabana, a popular indy wrestler who worked for WWE briefly as Scotty Goldman and a big friend of CM Punk, will be trying out at WWE NXT to take the role of a commentator. Cabana announced his tryout on Steve Austin’s podcast where he was a guest. Cabana did commentary for WWE in the past, doing voice for Florida Championship Wrestling...

RAW rating for 10/14/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.9 rating this week with an average of 3,992,000 viewers, up 286,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,114,000 viewers, hour two did 4,146,000 and hour three went down to 3,706,000. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/14/2013

RAW

Tonight, Raw is from the home of “The Viper” Randy Orton. So, does he receive a face reaction, or will the villain still be loathed by the fans? Also, what could he have in store for Daniel Bryan as they move towards Hell In The Cell in thirteen days? Is Shawn Michaels going to be involved, or will the new guest-referee hold off his...

The Rock lined up for another movie from New Line Cinema

The Rock (Movies)

Variety is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is likely to sign up for a new movie from New Line Cinema which is titled San Andreas, a disaster flick which is said to be also transformed into a franchise. The story is about a man who must journey across the state of California to rescue his estranged daughter after a massive...

Second Hell In A Cell match announced for the pay-per-view

CM Punk

Another match was added to the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view card yesterday with CM Punk taking on Ryback and Paul Heyman in a handicap match inside the Hell in a Cell structure. This will be the second Hell in a Cell match on the show with Daniel Bryan taking on Randy Orton with Shawn Michaels as the special guest referee in the other one. Punk...

11 years later, Goldust is a champion again

Goldust

December 15, 2002. That was the last time Goldust held any kind of WWE title, the World Tag Team title with his then tag team partner Booker T. Almost 11 years later, the former Intercontinental champion is once again a champion with his brother Cody Rhodes after last night on RAW they defeated The Shield in a no disqualification match thanks to...

Will Hulk Hogan be at Bound For Glory 2013?

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan is reportedly being used in advertising for the Bound For Glory 2013 pay-per-view and his name is still showing up on the Viejas Arena website, the site for TNA’s biggest pay-per-view of the year. The roster page of ImpactWrestling.com still has his name and photo as part of the team as well. Unconfirmed rumors are flying around...

Kane free to return after filming for See No Evil 2 wraps up

Kane

The WWE Studios movie See No Evil 2 featuring Kane has wrapped up filming which means that the Big Red Machine can return on television at any time. He was last seen on WWE television at SummerSlam, losing his Ring of Fire match against Bray Wyatt and was then carried out of the arena by the rest of the Wyatt Family. Kane will reprise his role of...

WWE to announce Q3 2013 financial results on 10/31

WWE HQ

WWE will announce its Q3 2013 financial results on Thursday, October 31, before the market opens. A conference call will be held at 11AM with Vince McMahon and other senior executives to go over the results and answer questions from investors. WWE stock has recovered from a decline last month after the company lowered their 2013 outlook and...

TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell pregnant

Taryn Terrell

TNA Knockout and former Playboy model Taryn Terrell announced on her Twitter that she is pregnant with her first baby girl. “Super excited to share with y’all…it’s a girl!!” she wrote, also posting a photo of her baby bump. Terrell – who also wrestled for WWE a few years ago – was married to Drew McIntyre but...

Christian not cleared to return yet

Christian

WWE Superstar Christian was at the NXT tapings this past Thursday at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida, and announced that he is still not cleared to return to the ring. The former champion has been out since the September 9 edition of Monday Night RAW where he was attacked by The Shield in front of his home town crowd in Toronto, an...

Stephanie McMahon selling WWE shares to build new house

Stephanie Mcmahon

The New York Post has a story on Stephanie McMahon’s recent stock-selling rampage which has netted the WWE executive vice president a total of $8.3 million in cash. Completing 43 transactions and selling a total of 833,000 shares, the Post says that McMahon had to convert almost 1.3 million shares – a third of her stake – of the...

Kurt Angle returns to Impact, challenges Roode for match at BFG

Kurt Angle

Originally announced to be returning on television at the Bound For Glory pay-per-view, TNA pushed forward Kurt Angle’s return and the former champion crashed Bobby Roode’s party on Impact last night. Angle – who recently finished rehab to tackle his alcohol problems – interrupted Bobby Roode after Roode tore down Angle and...

Live WWE event results from 10/10 in Abu Dhabi

Daniel Bryan

Our good friend and W-O reader Paul Latif attended the WWE live event in Abu Dhabi yesterday and sent in the following results. Usos beat the Real Americans; Dean Ambrose defeated Bo Dallas and Sammy Zain; Santino Marella defeated Fandango in a dance off; The Miz and Dolph Ziggler defeated Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns via DQ; Justin Gabriel...

Michael Hayes suspended over lapse of judgment

WWE

WWE creative team writer Michael Hayes will be out for a few weeks “for personal reasons” according to PWInsider.com who broke the story yesterday. Court Bauer, a former WWE creative team member himself, said on his podcast that Hayes was spotted sharing a drink with Rosa Mendes, a big no no since Mendes was recently sent home for...

WWE in Abu Dhabi for three day tour

WWE

The WWE Superstars and crew are currently in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for a three day tour which will include three live event shows. All three shows are being held at the Zayed Sports City International Tennis Complex, which has been the home of WWE ever since they started going over there. The RAW brand – if such a thing...