Archive - 2013

The Rock suffers apparent injury at WrestleMania

The Rock (WWE)

The Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson saga continues as it is now being reported that he went home after suffering an injury during last night’s match against John Cena. If he did suffer an injury, Rock surprised everyone by packing up and flying home and sources say the backstage atmosphere was in chaos as the creative team tried to...

The Rock reportedly goes home and prompts major rewrite of RAW

The Rock (WWE)

Top industry insiders are reporting that The Rock sent WWE into frenzy today and not in a good way as he packed his bags and left home, leaving the plans for him in tonight’s show in complete chaos. The Rock was scheduled to be a part of tonight’s RAW to plant the seeds for next year’s WrestleMania even though recently Rock said...

WWE offering refunds for online pay-per-view fiasco

WrestleMania 29

WWE had a string of technical difficulties with the online pay-per-view offering yesterday on the website PPV.WWE.COM and the WWE Active app. Several readers reported that the pay-per-view got “restarted” at one point and had to watch it again from the very beginning when the show was already a couple of hours in. WWE apparently...

WWEShop already selling new John Cena champ merchandise

John Cena

Well that didn’t take very long but less than 24 hours after winning the WWE title, WWEShop.com is already selling the brand new John Cena merchandise which refers to him as the WWE champion. The new authentic “The Champ Is Here” t-shirt features a white-only shirt colour with the words “THE CHAMP IS HERE” in big bold...

MetLife Stadium attendance second highest in WrestleMania history

WrestleMania 29

Yesterday’s attendance of 80,676 inside the MetLife Stadium was the second highest attendance for WWE for a WrestleMania show. The show is only beat to the number one spot by WrestleMania III, held at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, where 93,173 fans packed the dome back in 1987 for Andre The Giant vs Hulk Hogan. The three other shows...

Mixed eight person tag team match canned after timing issues

Brodus Clay

The eight-person mixed tag team match featuring Brodus Clay, Tensai, Naomi and Cameron taking on Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, and the Bella Twins was ditched from the card after the show was running late. The elimination of the match meant that for the first time in a very, very long time, there were no Divas at all on the card, not even on the...

WrestleMania 29 grosses $12.3 million for new record

WrestleMania 29

A total of 80,676 fans jam packed the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, yesterday for WrestleMania 29, with visitors from all 50 states and 34 different countries. WrestleMania 29 grossed $12.3 million, breaking the record of MetLife Stadium’s highest-grossing entertaining event. The show is also the highest grossing in WWE...

The streak stays alive, Cena becomes the new WWE champion

John Cena

WWE presented their WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view yesterday night with an almost four hour show plus a one hour pre-show at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In the pre-show match, Wade Barrett defended the Intercontinental title against The Miz. The Miz won in a short match with the figure four leg lock to capture the...

Hall of Fame 2013: In videos

Hall of Fame

Videos from the Hall of Fame have been posted on our YouTube channel in a separate playlist. There are six videos which cover the introductions where the WWE Superstars, Divas, and Legends walk out with their families to take their respective seats. It’s cool to see how the fans react to each of them, some getting a bigger pop than others...

Jersey Shore star ignored by WWE after requesting free WM ticket

WrestleMania 29

TMZ.COM is reporting that Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick tried to score a free WrestleMania 29 ticket from WWE but was ignored. The celeb-busting website says that Pivarnick has been contacting “every WWE employee she can find” but so far has been unlucky in her quest and chances of her getting a ticket are slim to none. When TMZ...

Hall of Fame broadcast on USA extended by 15 minutes

Hall of Fame

USA Network has increased the coverage of the Hall of Fame ceremony on Tuesday by 15 minutes and will now run for a total of 75 minutes. The addition comes mainly due to the addition of Mick Foley’s segment on the show which was added after WWE fans complained about him being left out. Originally, Trish Stratus, Donald Trump, and Bruno...

WrestleMania 29 live on pay-per-view tonight

WrestleMania 29

Live tonight from the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, WWE will present the biggest pay-per-view on the calendar – WrestleMania 29. The full card is as follows: The Rock vs John Cena for the WWE title; The Undertaker vs CM Punk; Triple H vs Brock Lesnar in a No Holds Barred match and Triple H’s career on the line;...

Hall of Fame 2013: A night in pictures

Hall of Fame

The 2013 WWE Hall of Fame ran for three and a half hours yesterday with stories from Mick Foley, Trish Stratus, Booker T, Bob Backlund, Donald Trump, and Bruno Sammartino. Their respective inductors – Terry Funk, Stephanie McMahon, Stevie Ray, Maria Menounos, Vince McMahon, and Arnold Schwarzenegger – also had some stories to tell...

Empire State Building to sport WrestleMania colors tonight

WrestleMania 29

The Empire State Building in New York will be beaming with the WrestleMania 29 colors tonight as WWE takes over one of the world’s most recognizable and popular buildings. Blue and yellow will be the colors lighting up the 102-floor, 1,454 feet long building with blue at the top, yellow underneath it, then blue halo, yellow, and blue...

Rob Van Dam shows up at the Hall of Fame

Rob Van Dam

Former WWE and ECW champion Rob Van Dam was at the Hall of Fame ceremony in Madison Square Garden, joining other former stars such as X-Pac, MVP, Tommy Dreamer, Lita, and others. Van Dam was last seen in the WWE during the 2009 Royal Rumble and he has been working for TNA for the past couple of years. His contract expired recently and a few weeks...

Bruno Sammartino now a WWE Hall of Famer

Bruno Sammartino

The main event of the night was obviously the induction of the living legend, Bruno Sammartino. Sammartino was introduced by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger is a big friend of Sammartino and said it was a great honor for him to be there to induct his friend. Arnold talked about the weight lifting the two did and...