Archive - 2013

UFC 157: Rousey vs Carmouche weigh-ins

Ronda Rousey

Well it is official the Women’s Bantamweight championship will be on the line tomorrow night as both ladies came in under the 135lbs weight limit. Ronda Rousey will defend her belt for the first time in the UFC against the United States Marine veteran Liz Carmouche. In the co-main event UFC’s number 2 Light Heavyweight Dan Henderson...

Dwayne Johnson’s latest movie Snitch opens today

The Rock (Movies)

Dwayne Johnson’s latest movie, Snitch, comes out in theaters across the country today, playing at 2,511 different locations. The movie is about a father – played by the WWE champion – who goes undercover for the DEA in a plot to free his son from prison after he was set up during a drug deal. Joining The Rock in this movie are...

The Miz and Maryse get engaged

Maryse

Former WWE Divas champion Maryse announced today on her Twitter that she is now engaged to former WWE champion himself, The Miz. “Feb 21, 2013 is a date i will always remember, what beautiful day and night @mikethemiz im the happiest girl in the world!!” she wrote. “Sooooooooooo happy!!!!!!! #engaged.” The duo have been...

WWE invites Glenn Beck to address “stupid people” on RAW

WWE

WWE issued a press release inviting political commentator Glenn Beck to appear on Monday Night RAW this coming Monday to address the WWE fans. In a segment on his show TheBlaze TV yesterday, the former Fox News employee called wrestling fans “stupid people” and criticized the storyline involving Jack Swagger, Zeb Colter, and World...

Watch the third part of UFC Primetime: Rousey vs Carmouche

Ronda Rousey

The third and final part of the UFC Primetime: Rousey vs Carmouche show aired yesterday and is now available online as well. The two females will be making history with the first female fight in the UFC and if the pressure wasn’t big enough, they will be headlining the UFC 157 pay-per-view too. You can watch the third part of Primetime below.

IMPACT TV report 02/21/2013

Impact

Impact begins with a recap of the evil deeds of Aces and Eights. The first person to the ring is Hulk Hogan.  Hogan was going to announce the number one contender at the end of last week’s episode, but was interrupted by an attack from Aces and Eights. Hogan tells us he has decided on…Bully Ray! Bully wasn’t even in a match last...

Swagger to appear in court on March 12 following arrest

Jack Swagger

Jack Swagger’s road to WrestleMania – assuming it’s still on course – will take a detour on March 12 as he will be appearing in court to answer his charges of DUI, marijuana possession, and speeding. Swagger was arrested on Tuesday night – one minute before Midnight – in Gulfport on Lorraine Road near...

USA Network to air edited version of the Hall of Fame on April 9

Hall of Fame

USA Network will air a one hour compressed version of the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, starting at 10PM EST. Last year the show aired on Monday serving as the lead in for the post-WrestleMania RAW however with RAW now already at three hours it would have added a fourth straight hour to the schedule. In the past, the Hall of Fame...

RAW rating for 02/18/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week fresh off the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view did a 3.3 rating with 4,662,000 viewers overall. That is up from last week’s 3.1 rating and around 400,000 viewers more in total. Hour one kicked off with 4,818,000 viewers followed by 4,674,000 in the second hour and then the audience kept going down to 4,493,000 for...

New WWE title cost $50,000 in development

WWE title

The new WWE title which made its debut on RAW this past Monday night cost WWE more than $50,000 just in development. In an article on WWE.COM, Stan Stanski, the Senior Vice President of Creative for WWE, said that he got the order to work on a new WWE title 18 months ago and it was up to him and his team to make it happen. Orange County Choppers...

WWE and Paramount Pictures announce promotional partnership

WWE

WWE and Paramount Pictures sent a press release announcing a promotional partnership to support The Rock’s upcoming feature films, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and Pain & Gain. In addition to storyline integration on its TV broadcasts, WWE will utilize all of its assets, including live events, digital and social media to promote the films and...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/18/2013

RAW

Even though the Road To WrestleMania began at the Royal Rumble, tonight, the non-stop highway starts, as the only thing between now and WrestleMania XXIX are seven (7) Raws! Last night’s Elimination Chamber was the final “in between” pay-per-view before the “Grand Daddy Of Them All,” so What implications will the...

March 28 IMPACT to take place from Jonesboro, Arkansas

Impact

TNA has announced that the March 28 live IMPACT will be taking place at the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. A second set of tapings will be recorded immediately after the live broadcast ends which will air the following week. Mayor Harold Perrin is holding a special event on Tuesday, February 26 at the Comfort Suites on 3404 Access...

New WWE replica title for sale for $449.99

WWE title

WWE has already started selling a replica of the new WWE title on the WWEShop.com website, less than 24 hours after it was revealed on television. Selling for a whooping $449.99, the new belt weighs 7.4 pounds and 51 inches long in total, making it a perfect fit for up to a 46 inch waist. The strap of the title is made out of faux leather and the...

RAW crew to tour Qatar and Turkey this week

RAW

The RAW crew will be leaving for a short three-day tour in Qatar and Turkey which will kick off on Thursday. On February 21 and February 22, WWE will host two non-televised live events at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar, followed by another non-televised live event on February 23 at the Ulker Sports Arena in...