Archive - 2013

CM Punk pulled out from non-televised live events

CM Punk

Former WWE champion CM Punk will not be appearing at non-televised live events leading up to WrestleMania after the company pulled him out from the shows. Punk also missed the last couple of non-televised shows and on another occasion he only did an interview, avoiding getting physical in the ring. Rumors are that Punk is injured and WWE is...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 03/18/2013

RAW

It is now just under three weeks away from WrestleMania XXIX! Of course, we know the two main-matches, but now the undercard is starting to shape up with the addition of “The Shield” taking on Ryback, Sheamus, and “The Viper,” Randy Orton. after last week, I can see (and hope for) a Tag-Team Championship bout placed on the...

Stipulation for Brock Lesnar vs Triple H announced

Triple H (non DX)

The stipulation for the Brock Lesnar vs Triple H match at WrestleMania 29 was announced yesterday on RAW after Triple H beat up Paul Heyman during the contract signing closing segment on the show. Brock Lesnar came out to confront Triple H after Heyman was out all beat up at ringside however stopped short of getting in the ring after HHH produced...

Ryback to take on Mark Henry at WrestleMania

Ryback

As expected, Ryback was pulled out from his involvement in the six man tag team match at WrestleMania 29 and placed in a one on one match. Ryback was originally part of the team with Randy Orton and Sheamus to take on The Shield however his feud with Mark Henry over the past few weeks changed the direction. Ryback will now face Henry in a one on...

Booker T announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2013

Booker T

The latest person to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2013 is the one and only Booker T! The announcement came yesterday during the live Monday Night RAW. Booker T made his professional wrestling debut in 1989 and his and his brother’s hiring at the Global Wrestling Federation put them on the map. In 1993, Booker T and his...

Brock Lesnar on the cover of Muscle & Fitness magazine

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Just in time for WrestleMania, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is gracing the cover of the April 2013 edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine. The preview of the story in the magazine goes over that why people say WWE is fake, Lesnar decided to show critics that he can hold his own even in the real world of the...

No Rock on RAW tonight again

The Rock (WWE)

For the second straight week, the current WWE champion The Rock will not be on Monday Night RAW as he is in the United Kingdom to promote the movie G.I. Joe: Redemption. The champ will be back on TV next Monday though in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as on Smackdown the next day and the RAW after that on April 1. Earlier today, Rock tweeted...

WWE Studios finally lands a big hit with The Call

WWE Studios

WWE Studios landed their first hit in forever – or maybe even their first hit ever – with the movie The Call, which opened in the second place in the box office chart over the weekend making $17,118,745 in box office receipts. The movie – which has Halle Barry in the leading role and WWE Superstar David Otunga in a small part...

Madison Rayne announces she’s pregnant

Madison Rayne

TNA Knockout Madison Rayne announced that she is pregnant with her first child and is expected to give birth in August. “I want to announce b4 it gets out elsewhere, that I’ve been away from the ring b/c @Reaper_3 and I are expecting our 1st Raynedrop in Aug :),” Rayne said on Twitter. @Reaper_3 is her husband Jesse Cabot. The...

Fans raise over $80,000 for Scott Hall

Scott Hall

The fund raising effort started by Diamond Dallas Page on Indiegogo.com in benefit of Scott Hall has reached the original $80,000 goal, with as of this moment nearly $85,000 donated with 21 days left in the campaign. The funds, which will be managed by Diamond Dallas Page and his team, will help Scott Hall get his hip replacement surgery, physical...

The Ultimate Fighter 18 to feature men and women bantamweights

The Ultimate Fighter

Between the preliminary card and main card for UFC 158 last night Dana White announced that TUF 18 will feature both men and women. Both sexes will be fighting at the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Also the men and women will be training together and living in the same house on the upcoming season. One of the two coaches will be current...

UFC 158 St. Pierre vs Diaz prelims recap

UFC

The first fight of the preliminary card on FX was started off with a lightweight bout between Daron “Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank and John “The Bull” Makdessi.  These two taekwondo fighters delivered a plethora of unique strikes as both went deep into the arsenal for axe kicks, wheel kicks and everything that you could...

GSP decisions Diaz to join Hughes atop all time UFC wins

Georges St Pierre

Georges “Rush” St, Pierre and Nick Diaz finally got a chance to meet in the Octagon and St. Pierre showed why he belongs at the top of pound for pound ranks. Diaz got taken down within the first minute of the fight by the champion which turned out to be how much of the fight would go on to play out.  St. Pierre was one step ahead of...

The Shield get their WrestleMania match

The Shield

The fourth match announced for WrestleMania was made official yesterday during the episode of Smackdown. A six man tag team match will be featured on the show with the team of The Shield – Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, and Seth Rollins – taking on Ryback, Randy Orton, and Sheamus. A Mark Henry vs Ryback match is rumored for WrestleMania...

WWE releases WrestleMania 29 merchandise

WrestleMania 29

With only a few weeks away from the big pay-per-view, WWE has finally released most of the WrestleMania 29 official merchandise on WWEShop.com. Merchandise available include sweatshirts, fleeces, beanie bears, different baseball caps and t-shirts, gloves, pillows, and more. You can order from WWEShop.com and also make use of the 17% off for all...

Aces & Eights “take over” official TNA website

Aces & Eights

The TNA website ImpactWrestling.com has been “taken over” by the Aces & Eights, with a pop up welcoming you to the site saying, “This website is now property of Aces & Eights.” Everything on the site is Aces & Eights related including graphics, news, merchandise, and everything else, except for the title of the...