Archive - 2013

D’Lo Brown released from TNA Wrestling

TNA

D’Lo Brown is the latest to be given the pink slip by TNA Wrestling as the released continued. “It is true that my employment with TNA has come to an end. I consider myself fortunate to have worked so closely with some of the best up and coming talent in the business. I also had the privilege to work closely with some of the greatest...

Chris Jericho says his goodbyes again for now

Chris Jericho

Y2J Chris Jericho said his goodbyes to his WWE friends and co-workers yesterday at the Smackdown tapings as he is about to embark on a tour for Fozzy. “So long to @WWE for now…2013 was one of my favorite in ring yrs ever! Thx for always sticking w Y2J & see u on the road soon w @FOZZYROCK,” Jericho wrote on his Twitter. His last...

TNA releases Tara and A&E member DOC

Tara

TNA has released Tara and Aces & Eights member Doc yesterday afternoon. Doc’s contract expired and was not renewed while Tara was let go. “Impact Wrestling has released Tara. We thank Tara for all her contributions and wish her the best of success in the future,” a tweet from TNA’s official Twitter account read. Tara...

Judge issues arrest warrant for Nature Boy Ric Flair

Ric Flair

A judge has issued an arrest warrant for WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair after he was held in contempt this month for not paying his ex-wife more than $32,000 she’s entitled to in spousal support according to the Charlotte Observer. The arrest warrant was signed on July 3 and Flair can avoid going behind bars if he pays up. The Nature Boy told...

Dwayne Johnson listed fifth in highest-paid actors chart

The Rock (Movies)

Forbes.com published the top list of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors and put Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in fifth place. The former WWE champion is estimated to have earned $46 million between June 2012 and June 2013, clearly showing that he doesn’t need money from professional wrestling to make a living! The list was topped...

MLB’s Home Run Derby champ poses with WWE title

WWE title

During last night’s Home Run Derby special competition which was held at the Citi Field in New York, New York, winner Yoenis Cespedes celebrated with the WWE title, giving WWE some unexpected free advertising on ESPN. Cespedes, from Cuba, managed to land 9 hard-hitting home runs display, beating his final opponent with one HR to win the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 07/15/2013

RAW

After three consecutive great Raws, the streak was broken last week, as I felt the “go-home” show for Money In The Bank was just average. I loved a few of the fantastic wrestling matches, particularly Daniel Bryan VS. Sheamus and Orton taking on Punk. I also LOVED the build-up to the much-anticipated debut of the Wyatt Family, however...

Cena chooses Daniel Bryan as his SummerSlam opponent

Daniel Bryan

One of the top matches for SummerSlam was made official yesterday on Monday Night RAW as John Cena selected Daniel Bryan as his opponent for the WWE title. Cena chose Bryan after the new GM Brad Maddox gave him the opportunity to pick his own opponent. The majority of the WWE Superstars came out on the top of the ramp in the final segment as Cena...

Lesnar and RVD to appear on RAW tonight

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Paul Heyman got rid of one of his guys yesterday – CM Punk – but if Punk is plotting revenge tonight, there might be a tiny obstacle – Brock Lesnar! The former WWE and UFC champion is scheduled to be on RAW tonight, the first time that the show will be coming to you live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Apart from...

Ultimate Warrior records commercial for WWE 2K14 video game

Ultimate Warrior

Decked in his familiar face paint, the Ultimate Warrior recorded a funny commercial walking through the 2K offices and beating people up while hyping up the WWE 2K14 video game. The Ultimate Warrior will be available as a playable character to those who pre-order the game now, his first time ever in the WWE’s franchise game. Warrior posted a...

Randy Orton and Damien Sandow win the MITB ladder matches

Randy Orton

Here are the results from last night’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view which took place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Shield defeated The Usos to retain the Tag Team titles in the kickoff match; Damien Sandow defeated Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes, Dean Ambrose, Jack Swagger, Antonio Cesaro, and Fandango to win the...

Ultimate Warrior’s WWE 2K14 involvement announcement coming

Ultimate Warrior

WWE and 2K Games will officially unveil the involvement of the Ultimate Warrior for the upcoming WWE 2K14 video game in a press conference to be held tomorrow. This will be Warrior’s first involvement in WWE’s franchise game, which was previously named Smackdown vs RAW. Warrior was part of the WWE All-Stars video game released a few...

John Cena on Live with Kelly and Michael tomorrow

John Cena

WWE champion John Cena will be appearing on LIVE with Kelly and Michael on ABC, a show which he has been on quite a few times. A tweet from the official show’s account hyping up Cena’s appearance said that both Cena and co-host Michael Strahan will be in a “no holds-barred wrestling showdown.” Does his scheduled appearance...

Money In The Bank 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Mark Henry

Live tonight from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, WWE presents Money In The Bank on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: John Cena vs Mark Henry for the WWE title; Alberto Del Rio vs Dolph Ziggler for the World Heavyweight title; CM Punk vs Daniel Bryan vs Randy Orton vs Sheamus vs Christian vs Rob Van Dam in a MITB...

Get a photo in bed with Sunny for $50!

Sunny

Just when you thought you have seen it all, WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch comes out with a new way of making money. Posting an ad on her Facebook page, Sunny announced that she will be offering the opportunity for fans to take pictures with her in bed during the Legends of the Ring convention on October 5. “For $50 you...

WWE Performance Center opening receives lots of press in Orlando

WWE Performance Center

The opening of the WWE Performance Center received tons of publicity from the Orlando press with all major news outlets and publications covering the story. The new building will be the home of future WWE Superstars and Divas and will employ around 100 locals. A project spearheaded by Triple H, the WWE Performance Center will ensure that future...

Smackdown TV report for 07/12/2013

Smackdown

The Smack is being laid Down for us tonight in Hampton Virginia. SmackDown begins with Daniel Bryan making his way to the ring for our first match. Match #1: Daniel Bryan versus Christian. The two men lock up and Bryan gets behind Christian and applies an arm lock. Christian escapes and knocks Bryan down with a shoulder block. Christian climbs to...

First cast photo of the upcoming Total Divas show released

Bella Twins

E! today sent out a press release hyping up the Total Divas show along with the first photo of the whole cast posing. Total Divas will follow the Bella Twins, Natalya, Cameron, Naomi and two future Divas, JoJo and Eva Marie, as the go through their everyday lives working for WWE. Apart from the Divas, John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Jimmy Uso, Tyskon...