Archive - 2013

IMPACT TV report 03/14/2013

Impact

Impact is in Chicago tonight and begins with a recap of Lockdown and Bully Ray’s title win and betrayal of the Hogan family. Match #1: Tag title match, Chavo and Hernandez versus champions Austin Aries and Bobby Roode. Chavo and Hernandez come out first, but before Aries and Roode are even introduced, Aces and Eights run into the ring and...

WWE Superstar Jimmy Uso arrested and charged with a DUI

Usos

WWE Superstar Jimmy Uso was arrested in Hillsborough County, Florida, yesterday and was charged for driving under the influence. He was released around 3PM on the same day on a $500 bond. This is his second DUI charge after in September of 2011, he was arrested in Tampa after he drove the wrong way on a one-way street and then failed a...

Ticketmaster out of WrestleMania 29 tickets

WrestleMania 29

Ticketmaster.com is out of WrestleMania tickets in any section and any price range anywhere in the MetLife Stadium. The stadium is being configured to hold just over 71,700 fans in total with the majority of the seats carrying a price of $175, almost 19,000 of them. There are over 16,000 seats selling for $35 and over 10,000 going for $60. More...

Dwayne Johnson takes WWE title to Korea for movie launch

The Rock (Movies)

WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Thursday, March 21, to promote his new movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation and obviously WrestleMania 29. He will be the first guest on the show, which also has Chris Paul, and Atlas Genius appearing afterward. The Rock was in Korea this week –...

RAW rating for 03/11/2013

RAW

This week’s episode of Monday Night RAW did a 3.3 rating with an average of 4,813,000 viewers for the three hour show. This is down from last week’ 3.5 rating, a show which did 5,018,000 viewers. Hour one did 4,980,000 viewers, hour two dropped down to 4,890,000, and hour three dropped even more to 4,570,000. (Ratings compiled by...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 03/11/2013

RAW

Tonight, I begin with a tribute message about William Moody, a.k.a. “Paul Bearer.” As many of you who read this report, know by now I’m sure, he passed away on Tuesday, March 5th, at the age of 58. I will talk more about him and my memories growing up watching him throughout the 90s and early 2000s as a manager, but for now, I...

John Cena wrestles on RAW after the show goes off the air

John Cena

You might have noticed something different yesterday during RAW. Yes, there was no John Cena. The only appearance of Cena on the show was in a video to hype up the WrestleMania match between him and The Rock however the former WWE champion did appear in person after the show was over. Cena was part of the post-show non-televised dark match...

WWE officially announces Payback to its PPV lineup

WWE

WWE officially announced the newest pay-per-view of its calendar – Payback. Set to take place on Sunday, June 16, at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois, the preview on WWE.COM describes the show as to see “just how far Superstars will go to settle scores and gain retribution against their fiercest foes.” It is not known if...

Lesnar accepts Triple H’s challenge…with a stipulation

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Brock Lesnar gave his answer to Triple H last night on RAW as the former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion decimated Triple H’s close friends – Billy Gunn and Road Dogg. During the New Age Outlaws match against the Rhodes Scholars, Lesnar came out and decked out both former tag team champions with an F5 each. Lesnar’s mouthpiece...

WWE honors Paul Bearer at Monday Night RAW

Paul Bearer

WWE paid tribute to Paul Bearer yesterday on Monday Night RAW but as always, things didn’t go as smooth as they were supposed to be. The show opened with the fantastic video tribute that WWE put up online last Thursday, followed by the entrance of the Undertaker. Undertaker walked down to the ring as an urn was waiting in the middle of the...

The Bella Twins return to WWE during RAW

Bella Twins

The Bella Twins returned to WWE yesterday in a backstage segment with the Rhodes Scholars. The two were introduced when Damien Sandow said he had a plan for a double date and introduced the Bellas on screen. “This sorry Divas division has never needed us more,” the Bellas told WWE Divas champion Kaityln who was also in the room. The...

Royal Rumble 2013 buyrate up from previous year

Royal Rumble

The Royal Rumble this year with the return of The Rock taking on CM Punk for the WWE title did 498,000 buys in total worldwide, with 322,000 buys domestically and 176,000 from overseas providers. That is up from last year’s show which did 443,000 worldwide buys with Sheamus winning the Rumble. In 2011, the Rumble did 481,000 total buys and...

STAPLES Center website releases SummerSlam ticket info

SummerSlam

The STAPLES Center website has released information on this year’s SummerSlam, which once again will be taking place in Los Angeles, California, on August 18. Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, March 23, at 10AM PST and will be available at axs.com. Prices for the show are $25.90, $36.25, $56.75, $88...

TNA and Bobby Roode iron out contract issues

Bobby Roode

The contract situation between Bobby Roode and TNA was ironed out before the pay-per-view yesterday and Roode participated in the show as expected, defending the tag team titles with Austin Aries. PWInsider.com is reporting that Roode’s contract was left to expire and it was all Bruce Prichard’s fault who heads up that particular...

Lockdown 2013 pay-per-view results

TNA

Here are the results from yesterday’s Lockdown pay-per-view which took place from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Kenny King defeated Zema Ion and Christian York to retain the X Division title; Joseph Park defeated Joe Ryan; Velvet Sky defeated Gail Kim to retain the Knockouts title; Robbie T defeated Robbie E; Bobby Roode and Austin...

Slammiversary 2013 to be held in Boston, Massachusetts

TNA

The Agganis Arena, on the campus of Boston University, in Boston, Massachusetts, will be the site of this year’s Slammiversary pay-per-view. The event will be held on June 2 at this 7,000-seater arena which is home of the 2009 National Champion ice hockey team, the Boston University Terriers. With TNA moving out of Universal Studios in...

Bobby Roode’s TNA contract expires

Bobby Roode

The big news this weekend is that current TNA tag team title holder and former TNA champion Bobby Roode has an expired contract and might and might not show up tonight at the Lockdown pay-per-view. Roode did not attend the fan interaction events this weekend for Lockdown and has been off television since the last Impact television show taped from...