Archive - 2013

Total Divas fourth episode first show to drop in viewership

Total Divas

The fourth episode of Total Divas did a total of 1,349,000 viewers, down 322,000 viewers from last week’s show and the first episode not to grow over the previous week. The show, airing at 10PM, went head to head with SummerSlam. It will be interesting to see what the show does in the replays to see if SummerSlam was the cause of the drop in...

John Cena taking time off to heal several injuries

John Cena

John Cena announced that he would be taking time off last night on Monday Night RAW to heal from his several injuries. “Tonight I leave the WWE,” said Cena, as fans erupted in “Yes” chants. Cena smiled, and said that he loved them and he was going to miss all of this, meaning the chants against him. Cena’s elbow has...

Randy Orton in double-digit title reigns following SummerSlam win

Randy Orton

With his win at SummerSlam yesterday night, Randy Orton became a seven time WWE champion in addition to the three World Heavyweight title reigns, joining Superstars such as Triple H, John Cena, The Rock, and others who have double-digit world title reigns. Orton won the WWE title after he received some help from his former Evolution partner Triple...

Alberto Del Rio involved in bar fight before SummerSlam

Alberto Del Rio

PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio got into a real fight the night before SummerSlam in an Irish pub which is why he was sporting a bruised face during his match at the pay-per-view. The site, getting the news from different sources, said that Del Rio got into it with a frequent visitor to the pub and his friends jumped in and...

Orton cashes in MITB briefcase, defeats Bryan to become new champ

Randy Orton

Here are the results from last night’s SummerSlam pay-per-view which took place at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Rob Van Dam defeated Dean Ambrose via disqualification in the Kickoff match; Bray Wyatt defeated Kane in a Ring of Fire match; Cody Rhodes defeated Damien Sandow; Alberto Del Rio defeated Christian to retain the...

Bella Twins and Natalya appear on Larry King Now show

Bella Twins

Veteran TV host Larry King was present for most of the SummerSlam activities during the week getting interviews for his Internet-only Larry King Now show. The former CNN staple dedicated a full show to three of the WWE Divas – Nikki, Brie, and Natalya – to promote the SummerSlam pay-per-view and the Total Divas show on E!, as well as...

Total Divas episode 4 preview: The “Fat” Twin

Total Divas

Episode four of Total Divas tonight will tackle some more love issues and fights between the Divas with the focus this time being Natalya and her now husband Tyson Kidd. The Bellas fight (again) as Brie calls Nikki fat, Natalya flips on Tyson Kidd, Cameron tries some new boob implants and jumps in the pool with them (wrong idea!) and more. You can...

SummerSlam 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

SummerSlam

Live tonight from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, WWE presents the biggest show of the Summer, SummerSlam on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: John Cena vs Daniel Bryan for the WWE title with Triple H as the special guest referee; Alberto Del Rio vs Christian for the World Heavyweight title; CM Punk vs Brock Lesnar; Kane vs...

Roster revealed for WWE 2K14’s 30 Years of WrestleMania mode

WrestleMania

2K Sports today revealed the roster for the 30 Years of WrestleMania mode during SummerSlam Axxess, an event which was streamed live online. 42 playable characters – some appearing twice in retro modes as well – were announced including the likes of Hulk Hogan, Goldberg, Ric Flair, Yokozuna, and others. The full roster for the 30 Years...

No Surrender themed Impact on September 12

Impact

On September 12, Impact will be themed as No Surrender, the former pay-per-view which is now just a TV special along with 8 others. This will be the third themed Impact – following Destination X and Hardcore Justice – since TNA switched to just four pay-per-views a year rather than twelve. The show will take place from the Chaifetz...

Brooke Hogan released from TNA Wrestling

Brooke Hogan

There is one less Hogan working for TNA as PWInsider.com confirmed that Brooke Hogan was released from the company earlier this week. Her release is part of their financial restructuring. Brooke joined TNA in May 2012 in an on-screen role to work with the Knockouts and was part of a big angle where she was set to marry Bully Ray but as everyone...

Smackdown TV report for 08/17/2013

Smackdown

The Smack is being laid Down for us tonight in San Jose, California. The announcers for tonight are Michael Cole and JBL. Cole and JBL start to preview the show when they are interrupted by the entrance of the Wyatt family. Bray Wyatt makes his way to the ring to tell us a story, a story about a special little boy. This boy was bigger than the...

Darren Young appears on Today Show to talk about coming out

Darren Young

Darren Young was on the Today Show to talk about coming out at the Los Angeles airport while he was being interviewed by TMZ. “I felt like it was the right place and right time,” Young said, adding that he had been suppressing his feelings for so long and he just wants to be happy. When he was asked if he was afraid about being outed...

Brock Lesnar talks WWE return and UFC with LA Times

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Former WWE and UFC champion Brock Lesnar did a very rare media interview with the Los Angeles Times to promote this weekend’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. In the interview, Lesnar said that he missed fighting in the UFC but described what he went through the last few years as traumatic. “I got back on the horse way too soon. Coulda...

Bully Ray regains TNA title at Hardcore Justice Impact

Bully Ray

Bully Ray became a two-time TNA World champion yesterday after he defeated Chris Sabin in the main event of the Hardcore Justice Impact yesterday night. As Sabin was about to walk out of the cage, Mr Anderson slammed the cage door in Sabin’s face but Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz ran out with Jackson throwing Anderson off the ramp way. With...

WWE holds Superstars For Hope party at Beverly Hills Hotel

WWE

WWE along with E! Entertainment hosted the Superstars For Hope party yesterday at the Beverly Hills Hotel, a fundraising initiative to support Make-A-Wish. Practically the whole WWE roster attended the event along with celebrities such as Vanessa Hudgens, Christina Milian, Omarosa Manigault, Piers Morgan, Ashley Bell, Travis Barker and...

Eva Marie to team up with Brie Bella at SummerSlam Axxess

Eva Marie

Eva Marie will be having her first WWE match at SummerSlam Axxess after the Bella Twins chose her to be Brie’s tag team partner to take on Natalya and E!’s Maria Menounos. “We have discussed & chosen Brie’s tag partner 4 Axxess. We feel she needs a warm up 2 the #SummerSlam match… So @natalieevamarie...