Archive - 2013

Goldberg spears catcher at Marlins baseball game

Goldberg

The Miami Marlins baseball team celebrated a “Legends of Wrestling” night at the Marlins Ballpark this past Saturday during the victory over the Colorado Rockies. Among those appearing were Bret Hart, Greg Valentine, Jimmy Hart, and Goldberg. Goldberg did the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game and then decided to go a little back...

Ted DiBiase leaves WWE

Ted DiBiase

Former WWE tag team champion Ted DiBiase has posted a video on YouTube announcing that he has decided to leave the WWE. “I have decided not to re-sign with WWE and renew my contract,” DiBiase said in the self-shot video. He called it bittersweet but it’s something personal and it’s the best decision for him and his family...

Rey Mysterio makes appearance at non-televised event in Fresno

Rey Mysterio

Former World Heavyweight champion Rey Mysterio made an appearance at the non-televised live WWE event in Fresno, California, on Friday night. Mysterio announced that he should be cleared to return to the ring in September, six months after he was sidelined with a knee injury and written out of television after Mark Henry attacked him. Ironically...

Total Divas episode 5: Feuding Funkadactyls preview

Total Divas

The fifth episode of tonight’s Total Divas is titled Feuding Funkadactyls as things get physical between Ariane and Trinity. The two preview videos released by E! show the Funkadactyls along with JoJo and Eva Marie arguing after a game which Ariane won and was acting like a, well, total diva afterward while the second clip shows the Bella...

Smackdown TV report for 08/24/2013

Smackdown

The Smack is being laid Down for us tonight in Bakersfield California. General Manager Vickie Guerrero is the first person to the ring, and she introduces the new WWE champion, Randy Orton. Orton says he was as surprised as everyone else that HHH screwed Daniel Bryan at SummerSlam, but now he is the new champ and the face of the WWE. Daniel Bryan...

Hulk Hogan loses arm wrestling match to Toronto Mayor

Hulk Hogan

As part of his appearance at the Toronto Fan Expo, Hulk Hogan took on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in an arm-wrestling match earlier today. Ford entered the room in a jacket and tie but quickly tossed his jacket away, removed his tie, and untucked his shirt as he got ready to take on the wrestling legend. “Oh big man, is that all you got?”...

Devon leaving TNA Wrestling

Devon

Last night’s Impact main event featuring the Aces & Eights and Main Event Mafia with AJ Styles had a stipulation that whoever gets pinned has to leave TNA. The man who drew the short-end of the stick was Devon, who was pinned by Styles. “Thank you to all the fans in TNA for 8 great years,” Devon wrote on Twitter...

Knockout SoCal Val leaves TNA Wrestling

SoCal Val

Valerie Wyndham, better known to wrestling fans as SoCal Val, has departed TNA wrestling after almost eight years with the company. She announced her departure with a message on Twitter, thanking the company, the locker room, and the fans for all the wonderful years. “Really excited 2 see what’s next,” she wrote. Wyndham was one...

Grantland sits down with Triple H for fantastic interview

Triple H (non DX)

Triple H set down with the folks of Grantland.com for a an open, honest interview which was recorded during the SummerSlam week. It’s a very long but brutally honest interview where Triple H talks about everything in the business – from his new job, to his wife’s job, dealing with Vince, the Internet dirt sheets, his reputation...

WWE and MilkPEP announce Protein Fight Club campaign

Stephanie Mcmahon

WWE and MilkPEP have announced a new partnership centered on a brand-new campaign called Protein Fight Club. The partnership was launched at the Gleason’s Gym underneath the Brooklyn Bridge where MilkPEP introduced Protein Fight Club alongside Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. “WWE partnering with milk is an incredible opportunity to...

Hell In A Cell pay-per-view ticket pre-sale password

WWE

Fans who wish to attend the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view which will take place on Sunday, October 27, at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, can purchase tickets in a pre-sale starting today with the password AAAHIC. The pre-sale will last till tomorrow, August 23, at 10PM EST and tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday...

Santa Clara and Philadelphia fight to host WrestleMania 31

WrestleMania

The San Jose Mercury News is reporting that Santa Clara is battling Philadelphia to host WrestleMania in 2015. Officials from the San Francisco 49ers as well as Mayor Jamie Matthews are flying to Stamford, Connecticut, next week to meet WWE and others to discuss the bid. If Santa Clara gets WrestleMania, the brand new Levi’s Stadium would be...

RAW rating for 08/19/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 4,298,000 viewers, up slightly from last week’s 4,111,000 total viewers. It did a 3.24 rating. Hour one pulled in 4,076,000 viewers, followed by 4,485,000 in the second and then 4,333,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

John Cena successfully undergoes elbow surgery

John Cena

John Cena successfully underwent surgery to repair his elbow under the care of Dr. Andrews, who Cena called “miracle man” in a post on Twitter. “Surgery went very well. Dr. Andrews has more than done his part, now I will do mine,” Cena said, saying that thanks to him and Dr. Andrews’ staff he will be back soon. Cena...

Monday Night Raw Report for 08/19/2013

RAW

Somehow, someway, “the landscape of the WWE” has changed again, as the old cliche’ goes. Exactly how is the question, because once again, I have managed to avoid the results of SummerSlam, and am genuinely excited to see what has happened and will happen. The pay-per-view had shaped up to be very interesting with a lot of...

Primo and Epico to be repackaged as Los Matadores

Epico & Primo

Former WWE tag team champions Primo and Epico are going to be repackaged as a new tag team – Los Matadores. The Los Matadores “coming soon” vignette aired on RAW last night and it was immediately visible that the two Puerto Rican cousins were under the partial mask. The two have been off WWE television for several months and had...

Sin Cara suffers hand injury on RAW

Sin Cara

Sin Cara’s match against Alberto Del Rio was cut short after Sin Cara suffered a hand injury in the opening moments. Sin Cara did a dive outside the ring onto Del Rio and landed on his finger, dislocating his 4th ring finger according to WWE physician Dr. Michael Sampson. He is scheduled to have X-rays today to see if there are any fractures...