Archive - 2013

RAW rating for 10/07/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW with the fallout from the Battleground pay-per-view drew a 2.7 rating with an average of 3,706,000 viewers, up 119,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one did 3,694,000 viewers, hour two followed with 3,379,000, and hour three did 3,685,000. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

John Cena twerks for Capri Sun commercial

John Cena

Seems like everyone is picking on Miley Cyrus nowadays because after Hogan spoofed her riding the wrecking ball for a commercial for his new web hosting service, John Cena has been twerking for a completely different commercial. Appearing on HLN, John Cena showed his commercial for Capri Sun, doing wicked dance moves including twerking at the end...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/07/2013

RAW

A lot can change in 24 hours and I am excited (genuinely) to see what went down at last night’s Battleground pay-per-view. Once again, I have managed to avoid the results, so my reactions to the show and tonight’s Raw will be authentic. Did Daniel Bryan or Randy Orton claim the vacant WWE Championship, or was there another non-decisive...

John Cena appears on GMA to promote Susan G. Komen partnership

John Cena

Wasting no time on the sidelines, former WWE champion John Cena was on Good Morning America this morning on ABC to promote WWE’s involvement with Susan G. Komen in their fight against breast cancer. Cena was on for around two minutes in the live segment in Times Square, saying that last year WWE raised over a million dollars and this year...

AJ Lee pulled from RAW after concussion symptoms

AJ

WWE Divas champion AJ Lee was sent home after she suffered a possible concussion at the Battleground pay-per-view during her match against Brie Bella. Lee was scheduled to wrestle on RAW last night but after she informed WWE’s medical team that she had problems recalling her match from the day before she was immediately pulled from the show...

Royal Rumble 2014 pre-sale kicks off tomorrow

Royal Rumble

The pre-sale for next year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view will kick off on tomorrow, October 9, at 10AM EST and will run till the Friday, ending at 10PM EST using the code RUMBLE. Tickets for the general public go on sale on Saturday, October 12, at 10AM EST with prices ranging from $25 to $500 for ringside plus other fees. The cheapest ticket...

Rob Van Dam taking time off from WWE

Rob Van Dam

Rob Van Dam will be off television for a few months after this week as his current contract allows him to work three months at a time and then take a break for as long as he wants according to PWInsider.com. WWE.COM is also running a story saying that RVD could be having “second thoughts” about his return, after failing to win the...

Matt Hardy gets married to Reby Sky over the weekend

Matt Hardy

Former WWE and TNA Superstar Matt Hardy got married over the weekend to his fiancé Rebecca Reyes, better known as Reby Sky, somewhere in the middle of the woods in North Carolina. “Today is a celebration of life. It’s exciting as friends & family start to arrive at BCR.. A new chapter of my life is about to begin,” Hardy...

Power outage at arena kills Battleground pay-per-view feed

WWE

The First Niagara Center – the site of last night’s Battleground pay-per-view – suffered a power outage right before the main event of Daniel Bryan vs Randy Orton was about to go on the air. The power outage resulted in the pay-per-view feed getting cut off leaving hundreds of thousands of viewers staring at a blank screen just...

Big Show knocks out everyone to end PPV with no winner

Big Show

Here are the results from last night’s Battleground pay-per-view which took place from the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. Dolph Ziggler defeated Damien Sandow in the Kickoff match prior to the PPV; Alberto Del Rio defeated Rob Van Dam in a hardcore rules match to retain the World Heavyweight title; The Real Americans defeated...

The Great Khali misses out on movie role due to WWE contract

The Great Khali

The Times of India newspaper is carrying a story about The Great Khali missing out on a role in a major movie due to his WWE contract. Apparently Sylvester Stallone wanted Khali to play a chief warden of a jail from where two inmates plan to escape in his upcoming movie Escape Plan which also features Arnold Schwarzenegger. “Sylvester...

Battleground 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Daniel Bryan

Live from the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York, WWE presents the first ever Battleground on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Daniel Bryan vs Randy Orton for the vacant WWE title; Alberto Del Rio vs Rob Van Dam for the World Heavyweight title in a hardcore rules match; Curtis Axel vs R-Truth for the Intercontinental title; AJ Lee...

TNA offering free tickets to U.S. government employees

TNA

Are you a TNA fan but currently furloughed because of the government shutdown? TNA is thinking of you and any U.S. federal employees can see the Impact tapings for free on October 10 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Apart from federal employees, TNA is also extending the offer to all military personnel in giving one complimentary ticket if you provide your...

John Cena sued by construction worker over 2010 incident

John Cena

TMZ.COM is reporting that John Cena is getting sued by a construction worker who worked on his home remodel after he was injured on site. The construction worker, Dale Ducharme, claims that he fell off a scaffolding provided by Cena back in 2010 and the fall left him unable to work. He said that the scaffolding was defective or damaged and it was...

Jesse Ventura 2016 presidential run? “Maybe!”

Jesse Ventura

In an appearance on CNN’s Crossfire, WWE Hall of Famer and former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura said that he’s thinking of running for president in 2016. “Quickly, yes or no. Are you ready for president 2016?” asked the host. “Maybe,” answered Ventura, who declared himself a member of no parties. In one of...

Smackdown TV report for 10/05/2013

Smackdown

The Smack is being laid Down for us tonight in Baton Rouge Louisiana. The first person to the ring tonight is the Big Show. Big Show is feeling bad these days. He’s been forced to knock out friends and mentors or lose his job and face financial ruin. He claims a giant can’t find work anywhere but the WWE (he forgot about TNA, ROH, Mexico...