Archive - 2013

Rey Mysterio says he possibly torn his ACL again

Rey Mysterio

Former World Heavyweight champion Rey Mysterio announced on his Twitter today that he is back to see Dr. James Andrews as he fears he is suffering from another injury. “Things haven’t been good since I stepped back in the ring,” Mysterio wrote. “Possibly ACL tear again!” Mysterio suffered a knee injury during a...

CM Punk meets his 77 year old fan…in hospital

CM Punk

CM Punk met his 77 year old fan in Syracuse, New York, yesterday, however the meeting did not happen at the non-televised event as originally planned as Tom Dotterer – who was shot in the eye during a robbery – was admitted back to the hospital. The former WWE champion made good on his promise to meet Dotterer and traveled to the...

Some Old School RAW appearances confirmed

Ric Flair

The old school Monday Night RAW tomorrow will see several WWE legends appearing although the majority of the show won’t revolve around the former WWE Superstars, and maybe Divas. Those scheduled to appear according to TV listings are Mean Gene Okerlund, Dusty Rhodes, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, and Ric Flair. More Superstars will be appearing...

The Axe Murderer returns to Japan and rest of main card recap

Wanderlei Sillva

First up on the main card was the welterweights Dong Hyun “Stun Gun” Kim versus Siyar “The Great” Bahadurzada. This fight was all Stun Gun from the get go as he got Bahadurzada down early in each round and finished each round from the mount. I guess you can give credit to Siyar for not just giving up late in the fight when...

UFC on FUELTV 8: Silva vs Stann preliminary card recap

UFC on Fuel TV

Jon Anik and Kenny Florian are calling the action tonight from the legendary Sitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan as the UFC makes their first trip to Japan this year. Welterweights (170 lbs) Marcelo “Magrao” Guimaraes vs “The Ace” Hyun Gyu Lim In the first round the much taller 6’3″ Lim worked the jab and...

William Regal to appear at WrestleCon on WrestleMania Sunday

William Regal

Bruno Sammartino was going to attend this year’s WrestleCon, a convention held during the WrestleMania weekend where several pro wrestling legends meet up to have pictures and autographs with fans. However WWE pulled Sammartino from the event after he agreed to enter the Hall of Fame which will be held in Madison Square Garden. To make up...

WWE to host 77 year old man who was shot in the eye this Sunday

CM Punk

The 77 year old man who was shot in the eye but was more annoyed that CM Punk lost the WWE title to The Rock at the Royal Rumble will be meeting his favorite WWE Superstar this coming Sunday as WWE rolls into Syracuse, New York, for a non-televised event at the War Memorial. News Channel 9 in Syracuse is reporting that WWE has offered Thomas...

WWE pay-per-view buys for the fourth quarter of 2012

WWE

Only one of the three WWE pay-per-views held in the fourth quarter of last year did more more buys than the same show in prior year quarter according to figures released in the latest financial results. The Hell In A Cell pay-per-view with CM Punk defending the WWE title against Ryback drew 199,000 buys, a little more than the 2011 version of the...

IMPACT TV report 02/28/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan making their way to the Impact Zone. Someone asks them if they have any news on Hulk’s condition, Brooke says he’s better, but Bully says he’s still messed up real bad and doesn’t want to talk about it. Bully Ray makes his way out to the ring and calls out TNA champion Jeff...

Orlando bidding to host another WrestleMania in 2015 or 2016

WrestleMania

The Orlando Business Journal website is reporting that Orlando is submitting a bid to host WrestleMania again in either 2015 or 2016. In the recently released Central Florida Sports Commission newsletter it was revealed that the Commission received a request for proposal from WWE to once again host WrestleMania in late March or early April in in...

Only 3 out of 10 WWE departments increase in Q4 2012 revenue

WWE HQ

The majority of departments in WWE registered less revenue than the previous prior-year quarter, with only three out of ten making an increase. All figures below are compared to Q4 2011. Live event revenues declined from $26.9 million to $23.3 million; Pay-per-view events were down to $13 million compared to $14.6 million; Venue merchandise was...

WWE reports Q4 2012 financial results

WWE

WWE today announced its financial results for the 4th quarter ended December 31, 2012. Revenues totaled $115.1 million as compared to $112.9 million in the prior-year quarter. Operating income was $2.6 million as compared to a loss of $13.1 million in the prior-year quarter. Net income was $0.6 million as compared to a loss of $8.6 million in the...

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon finally join the Twitter world

Stephanie Mcmahon

The most powerful couple in professional wrestling – Triple H and his wife Stephanie McMahon – have finally joined the Twitter world. Triple H joined the social network yesterday and already has over 190,000 fans following him. “13-time World Champion and Chief Operating Officer of WWE. Time to Play The Game,” reads his bio...

RAW rating for 02/25/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week pulled in a 3.4 rating with an average of 4,707,000 viewers, up from last week’s 3.3 rating. Hour one did 4,860,000 viewers, followed by 4,700,000 in the second hour, and 4,560,000 in the third hour. The first hour tied as the third largest 8PM to 9PM audience-wise since the show moved to three hours in July 2012...

TNA Superstars at the 2013 Arnold Fitness Expo this weekend

Kurt Angle

TNA Superstars will be appearing at the 2013 Arnold Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday in Columbus, Ohio on the main expo floor at booth #116. The event is being held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center located at 400 North High Street. On Friday, Miss Tessmacher will be there to sign autographs between 11:30AM and 1:30PM and then Robbie E...