Archive - 2013

WWE promotes executive to VP of Global Digital Sales

WWE HQ

WWE has announced the promotion of Brian Maddox from Director of National Sales to Vice President of Global Digital Sales, and will be reporting to the Global Head of Sales and Partnerships, Michael Pine. In his new role, Maddox will be responsible for monetizing all of WWE’s digital, video, social, and mobile assets, including WWE.com...

Two new title matches announced for Payback pay-per-view

The Shield

Two new matches have been announced on RAW today for the Payback pay-per-view which is taking place this coming Sunday. The tag team titles will be on the line as Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns of The Shield will defend their gold against the team of Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan while the other Shield member, Dean Ambrose, will wrestle Kane for the...

Pre-show match for Payback announced

Sheamus

Sheamus vs Damien Sandow has been announced as the pre-show match for this Sunday’s Payback pay-per-view which will take place in Chicago, Illinois. The preview show, now titled Kickoff to Payback, will stream on WWE.com, the WWE App, YouTube, Yahoo!, Facebook, Twitter, Samsung SMART TVs, Google+, Pinterest, Pheed and Xbox 360, starting at...

Fandango suffers concussion

Fandango

WWE.COM is reporting that Fandango has suffered a concussion during the Smackdown tapings this past Tuesday night and was pulled out from all non-televised events. While Fandango has passed the concussion impact test, WWE doctors have not cleared him to start wrestling again yet so his involvement in the triple threat match for the...

Hulk Hogan hints at another in-ring run

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan posted a message on his Twitter account today teasing that he will be lacing up his wrestling boots one more time. “Perfect timing to start serious training again,” Hogan wrote, adding that this would be his “last time around the block” and the intense training will lead to transformation. The former WWE and WCW...

Dwayne Johnson’s success in Hollywood continues

The Rock (Movies)

The Rock’s success in the box office charts continues as Fast & Furious 6 raced to the $500,000,000 mark in a record time for any Universal movie. The movie did an additional $19,760,000 this weekend, dropping to the second place, sending it’s domestic total to $202,946,000 and $381,700,000 in overseas revenue for a total of...

12 Rounds 2: Reloaded with Randy Orton out on disc

WWE Studios

The new WWE Studios movie 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded was released in stores nationwide on both DVD and Blu-Ray this week. The straight-to-disc movie features Randy Orton playing the role of paramedic Nick Malloy who just like John Cena’s character in the first 12 Rounds, gets involved in a game of cat and mouse fighting agains time to avoid a...

GM wanted for the new WWE Performance Center

WWE

The WWE corporate website posted a new job for the upcoming WWE Performance Center which will be housed in Orlando, Florida. The new state-of-the-art building will be the home of WWE developmental and the company is looking for a General Manager (not the one you see on TV, but a proper one) to oversee everyone who comes in to the building. He or...

Competitors for this year’s Bound For Glory Series

Mr Anderson

Twelve TNA Superstars will be battling out in the Bound For Glory Series competition with the winner going to face whoever the TNA champion is at the time at this year’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view. The series consists of several matches with winners and losers getting points and at the end of the competition, whoever has scored the most...

Dolph Ziggler cleared to resume wrestling

Dolph Ziggler

Dolph Ziggler will be returning to action tomorrow at the non-televised live event in Johnson City, Tennessee, exactly a month after he suffered a concussion at the hands of Jack Swagger during a taping of Smackdown. The current champion will be going one on one against Alberto Del Rio in his first match back and will also be live on Monday Night...

Kurt Angle interrupts Rampage Jackson’s TNA debut

Rampage Jackson

The newest member of the TNA roster, Rampage Jackson, made his debut yesterday during the live IMPACT in Duluth, Georgia, in a five minute in-ring segment. Jeremy Borash introduced the former UFC champion who said it’s an honor for him to be here and since he’s from Memphis he was always a wrestling fan. He said he wants to be the best...

IMPACT TV report for 06/06/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Bully Ray walking to the ring to brag about beating all of TNA’s heroes.  Bully Ray defeated Sting at this past Sunday’s Slammiversary to retain the World Title. Bully calls out Dixie Carter and demands to be inducted into the TNA Hall Of Fame. Hogan comes out instead, and Bully calls him “dad.” Hogan...

Sting talks future in TNA and wrestling against The Undertaker

Sting

In an interview with the VOC Nation Radio Network, TNA Hall of Famer and former champion Sting expressed his wish to wrestle the Undertaker, saying that everyone wants to work WrestleMania, even himself. Sting questioned TNA’s intentions when they inducted him in the Hall of Fame, thinking that they sort of want him to retire even though he...

A new look at the upcoming Total Divas show on E!

Bella Twins

A new trailer to promote the Total Divas reality show on E! has been released, with the main focus on the Bella Twins. The one minute fifty second trailer looks at the behind the scenes training, traveling, drama, romance, and everything else in between featuring Nikki, Brie, Cameron, Naomi, Natalya, and newcomers Jo Jo and Eva Marie. The Total...

WWE going to Shanghai, China in August for one show

WWE

WWE has announced that the company will be returning to China for a live show on Friday, August 2, in Shanghai at the Oriental Sports Center. “We are extremely delighted to be back in Shanghai and offer the ‘WWE LIVE’ experience to Chinese fans for the first time,” said Sweesin Wu, WWE’s Vice President & General...

Rampage Jackson to appear on IMPACT live tomorrow

Quinton Jackson

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will make his first TNA appearance tomorrow night live on IMPACT Wrestling which is being held in Duluth, Georgia at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Spike, TNA, and Bellator held a press conference today to announce more details of the deal between all parties which includes Rampage getting his own TV show on...

5 minute sneak peek at Dwayne Johnson’s new reality TV show

The Rock (Movies)

Dwayne Johnson’s first reality TV show The Hero will debut tomorrow night on TNT starting at 8PM EST. The former WWE champion will host the reality show featuring a competition testing the strength, courage, and integrity of a diverse group of nine contestants. The players will be tested physically, mentally, and morally, before the American...