Archive - 2013

TNA taping IMPACT tonight in Las Vegas

Impact

TNA is taping their next two IMPACT shows tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, instead of next week due to the 4th of July holiday. The tapings are being held at the Orleans Arena inside the Orleans Hotel & Casino which is located on West Tropicana Avenue. The same arena this year is the host of the Joe Weider’s Mr. Olympis competition in...

MITB participants for the World Heavyweight title revealed

Fandango

The Money In The Bank match participants for the World Heavyweight title were announced during last night’s Smackdown television show. The seven Superstars who will battle for the briefcase are Cody Rhodes, Jack Swagger, Fandango, Wade Barrett, Damien Sandow, Antonio Cesaro, and U.S. champion Dean Ambrose. Unlike the WWE title MITB match...

The original Doink, Matt Osborne, found dead

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Matt Osborne, the man who was the original Doink the clown in WWE, passed away yesterday. He was found dead by his girlfriend in their Texas residence. He was 55 years old. Osbourne started with WWE in 1992, appearing ringside among fans pulling tricks and distracting wrestlers during live shows. He portrayed the character of Doink for a year and...

John Cena to appear on the Total Divas E! show

John Cena

John Cena will add another title to his impressive resume` next month – Total Diva! Well, okay, not literally, but the current WWE champion has filmed segments for the upcoming Total Divas show on E! which debuts next month. You might be wondering why John Cena will be featured on a Divas show but the champ is currently dating Nikki Bella...

Former WWE EVP joins TNA in same role

TNA

TNA announced today the hiring of John “Big” Gaburick, as the new Executive Vice President of Television Production effective immediately. Gaburick joins TNA after he left WWE last month where he held the same position. He worked for WWE for 13 years and was highly regarded in his position. Long time WWE fans might remember him...

Taz refers to WWE coming “home” in deleted tweet

Taz

Yesterday night, the Twitter feed of TNA announcer Taz was the home of a message that sparked several rumors about a WWE return. “Couple of big wrestling shows in my “hometown” of Brooklyn! #RedHookNearBarclay,” Taz wrote, a message which was then taken down. WWE will roll into the Barclays Center for their first ever...

CM Punk obtains restraining order against his mother

CM Punk

TMZ.COM is reporting that former WWE champion CM Punk has obtained a restraining order against his mother after he claims that she’s been calling him for money and then threatens to commit suicide if he doesn’t pay up. The papers claim that Punk has been trying to get away from his mother for more than a year after “repeated...

Jake “The Snake” Roberts caught drinking again

Jake Roberts

Jake “The Snake” Roberts, who has been living with Diamond Dallas Page at his Accountability Crib to try and get through rehab, has unfortunately fallen off the wagon as they say and admitted that he did drink again. DDP released a video with three of his staff discussing that Jake was not being himself and that he was acting funny and...

RAW rating for 06/24/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 2.9 rating with an average of 3,980,000 viewers, down from last week’s average of 4,153,000. Hour one pulled in 3,743,000 viewers, followed by 4,287,000 in hour two and then down to 3,910,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Jack Swagger found guilty of DUI

Jack Swagger

Former World Heavyweight champion Jack Swagger was found guilty of the DUI charge he got back in February after he was pulled over following a Smackdown TV taping in Biloxi, Mississippi. Swagger was also found in possession of marijuana and was speeding when the cops busted him. The possession and speeding charges were dropped and he as sentenced...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 06/24/2013

RAW

A week after a pretty darn great week in WWE, what does the new seven days bring in the land of wrestling? With the cliff-hanger that was a confrontation between the “Paul Heyman Guys” of C.M. Punk and Brock Lesnar, what is the beef between the two and how will Paul Heyman himself factor in? Then there’s Intercontinental Champion...

WrestleMania XXX hotel promotion announced

WrestleMania XXX

We are happy to announce that Wrestling-Online.com has partnered with The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans to provide accommodation for all our readers during the WrestleMania XXX weekend. The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is located on the edge of the French Quarter and provides guests with access to the city’s most popular and unique attractions. It’s...

WWE 2K14 cover art with The Rock revealed

The Rock (WWE)

WWE and 2K yesterday unveiled the WWE 2K14 cover art during Monday Night RAW featuring former WWE champion The Rock. The artwork features the People’s Champ in his usual pose when he does the “Finally…” routine. “I am exceptionally grateful to be chosen for the cover of WWE 2K14 and serve as the first cover Superstar...

Seven former WWE/World champs in MITB match

Rob Van Dam

The Money In The Bank ladder match where the winner will cash in for the WWE title was announced on RAW yesterday night. Seven participants – all former WWE or World Heavyweight champions – will be taking part in this match and these are CM Punk, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, Christian, Sheamus, Kane, and the returning Rob Van...

WWE Performance Center to open on July 11

WWE

Jim Ross wrote in his latest blog that the WWE Performance Center will be officially opening on Thursday, July 11, which also happens to be the next NXT tapings at Full Sail University. A grand opening for the media and invited guests will be held on the day and will not be open to the public. “The Performance Center begins a new era in the...

Bryan vs Orton III live on RAW tonight

Randy Orton

Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton are set to go one on one again for the third time tonight on Monday Night RAW. The first match between the two on last week’s show was stopped by WWE officials after Bryan suffered a stinger. The stoppage caused a real-life backstage argument between Triple H and Bryan after Bryan showed his displeasure for...

Rob Van Dam explains why left TNA Wrestling

Rob Van Dam

WWE-bound Rob Van Dam pulled no punches on Twitter when he was asked by a fan why ddi he ever leave TNA Wrestling. “Contract expired. So did professionalism, courtesy and respect,” RVD said in his reply. Van Dam worked for TNA between March 2010 and March 2013, making his debut on an episode of IMPACT defeating Sting. He won both TNA...

Ron Simmons Appreciation Night celebrated at live event

WWE

The non-televised WWE live event in Tallahassee, Florida last night was a Ron Simmons Appreciation Night. Ron’s friend John “Bradshaw” Layfield hosted the festivities, introducing the former WCW champion going through his young days at FSU, playing football, and having his jersey retired. The WWE Hall of Famer was then introduced...

WWE shoots funny SummerSlam 2013 commercial

SummerSlam

The hilarious promo for the SummerSlam 2013 pay-per-view has been released featuring the Bella Twins, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Prime Time Players, Dolph Ziggler, and AJ Lee. The ad has the Bella Twins playing beach volley, Daniel Bryan trying to start a fire at camp with kids and never manages, Kane coming to the rescue, PTP munching away on corn on...