Archive - 2013

Rampage Jackson revealed as the last member of Main Event Mafia

Rampage Jackson

Former UFC champ Rampage Jackson was revealed as the fifth and final member of the Main Event Mafia group on last night’s IMPACT. The version 2 of the group now consists of Sting, Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, Magnus, and Jackson. With Bully Ray bullying Chris Sabin in the ring with Hogan also present, Sting, Angle, Joe, and Magnus interrupted the...

Kane to be pulled from MITB ladder match on Smackdown tonight

Kane

During the Australian version of Smackdown, which due to time difference has already aired over the other side of the world, it was revealed that Kane will not be participating in the Money In The Bank match this Sunday. The announcement was done by Michael Cole while he was doing commentary and no replacement was announced during the...

WWE officially opens the Performance Center in Orlando

WWE Performance Center

The 26,000 square feet WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, was officially opened today after an investment of $3.5 million by the company to strengthen their developmental system. Tons of WWE Superstars, Divas, and developmental talent, along with WWE officials, press, and politicians from the area were present for the grand opening. The...

RAW rating for 07/08/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW drew a 3.08 rating with an average of 4,167,000 viewers, up from last week’s 2.98 rating and around 200,000 additional viewers. Hour one of the show pulled in 3,790,000 viewers followed by 4,308,000 in the second and then 4,403,000 in the final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Kane “doubtful” for this Sunday’s Money In The Bank

Kane

WWE.COM is listing Kane as “doubtful” for this Sunday’s Money In The Bank match and rumors are that the injury angle will force the former WWE champion out of the pay-per-view. Kane was attacked by the Wyatt Family on Monday’s RAW and was stretchered out. Kane is part of the MITB “All Stars” match featuring...

WWE and Doritos announce partnership for SummerSlam

WWE

WWE today announced that it has teamed up with Doritos for the first time ever as the popular brand will be the presenting sponsor of next month’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. Apart from sponsoring the pay-per-view, Doritos is also holding two national promotions. The first one is to be able to win an “unforgettable” SummerSlam...

TNA announces new TV deal in Portugal

TNA

TNA Wrestling has announced that it has signed a new television deal to bring IMPACT in Portugal to one of the biggest sports stations in the country, SPORT TV. “SPORT TV wishes to integrate in its programming the most important and prestigious international competitions to reinforce the quality that our subscribers are looking for,”...

WWE announces SummerSlam 2013 Axxess information

SummerSlam

WWE has announced the return of SummerSlam Axxess, which will take place on August 17 and 18 at the Nokia Plaza at L.A. LIVE during SummerSlam weekend. Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, July 20, at 1PM ET and there will be normal general admission and limited VIP tickets available. They will be sold at AXS.com and at the STAPLES Center box...

Matt Morgan released from TNA Wrestling

Matt Morgan

TNA has released Matt Morgan from his contract after the former tag team title holder requested to leave the company. Morgan signed with TNA back in 2007 after a three year stint with WWE. In June 2012, Morgan left TNA after he worked only non-televised live events in his final month with the company. The “Blueprint” hinted at a WWE...

Randy Orton officially divorced and scores a nice deal

Randy Orton

Randy Orton is officially divorced according to TMZ.COM and the WWE Superstar has gotten the best end of the deal. TMZ.COM reported that his now-ex wife Samantha filed for divorce citing that their marriage was “irretrievably broken” and the divorce order was signed last month. The two married in 2007 and separated in 2012. According...

Brad Maddox announced as new RAW GM as Vickie gets “fired”

Vickie Guerrero

A red hot Baltimore crowd helped fire Vickie Guerrero from her supervising manager duties of Monday Night RAW yesterday during a somewhat entertaining job evaluation segment involving Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, Vickie, and Brad Maddox. Taking the WWE app results as the final judgment, Stephanie McMahon told Vickie that she is...

The Ultimate Warrior to be part of WWE 2K14 video game

Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior is coming back to WWE, although in a digital form for WWE 2K14, the next installment in the popular video game. An advert for the game which appears in the latest WWE magazine has a head shot of the Ultimate Warrior in the corner with the text, “Pre-order and receive The Ultimate Warrior.” This will be the first...

Stacy Keibler back on the market after split from Clooney

Stacy Keibler

Several celebrity gossip websites are reporting that former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler and Hollywood mega star George Clooney have split up after two years together. It seems that this time around it was Keibler who called it off as she wants to have kids, something that Clooney isn’t keen on helping! “Stacy called it quits. She wants to...

Wyatt Family debuts tonight on Monday Night RAW

Wyatt Family

After weeks of vignettes on WWE television, the Wyatt Family will make their debut tonight live on Monday Night RAW. The group consists of Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, and Erick Rowan, all of whom are NXT Superstars. Wyatt – played by Windham Rotunda – has already appeared on WWE television before as part of The Nexus under the name of...

Premiere episode of Total Divas to air on USA Network as well

Bella Twins

The premiere episode of the upcoming Total Divas show will be airing on USA Network as well the day after it originally airs on E! The show debuts on Sunday, July 28, with an episode titled “Welcome to the WWE” and USA Network will then air the episode again on Monday, July 29, right after RAW ends at 11:05PM EST. This is the only...

More Superstars announced for San Diego Comic Con

Ryback

More WWE Superstars have been announced for the upcoming San Diego Comic Con which will take place starting July 18. As noted earlier, The Miz, Dolph Ziggler, and Rob Van Dam will be WWE’s reps on Thursday, July 18, with the first two involved with the Mattel/WWE booth while Van Dam will be involved in a panel later in the day. On Friday...

Briscoe Brothers attend non-televised live WWE event

Briscoe Brothers

Former Ring of Honor staples Jay and Mark Briscoe were present at the non-televised live WWE event in Ocean City, Maryland, yesterday, sitting at ringside for the show. The duo left Ring of Honor after their contracts expired last month and were not renewed by the company. Jay Briscoe was the ROH champion at the time. The 28 and 29 year old have...

SkyVegas.com launches TNA slot machine

TNA

SkyVegas.com has teamed up with TNA Wrestling to launch the first ever TNA online slot machine featuring TNA Superstars and Knockouts including Sting, Kurt Angle, Velvet Sky, and others. SkyVegas is the online gaming portal of BSkyB, the British satellite broadcaster which owns the rights for all WWE shows and is the parent company of Challenge...