Archive - 2013

The Harlem Shake….WWE style!

Santino Marella

It was only a matter of time till the WWE jumped on the Harlem Shake bandwagon. The U.S. Marines did it. The U.S. Navy did it. The U.S. Army did it. Hell, even Pepsi and its cans digitally danced to it. And now, ladies and gentlemen, there is a new version of the Harlem Shake – WWE style! WWE Superstars, Divas, and even referees got it on it...

New WWE title makes its debut on RAW

WWE

The WWE spinner title that is attributed to John Cena is no more as a new WWE belt made its debut last night on RAW. Taking a more “traditional” look than any of the past few WWE titles, the new belt features a very large center plate with a huge WWE logo and “champion” written in the bottom. The outer ring of the plate is...

Rock taking WWE title with him for his movies media interviews

The Rock (WWE)

One of the pluses of having The Rock as the WWE champion is the added exposure that he gives to the WWE at the several media interviews he does to promote his upcoming movies. In a sit-down interview to promote the G.I. Joe: Retaliation movie, The Rock showed up with the WWE title and even tweeted a picture of the title resting comfortably on his...

Location for WrestleMania XXX Axxess revealed

WrestleMania XXX

In a press release issued today regarding WrestleMania XXX, it was revealed that the WrestleMania Axxess will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. This year’s Axxess is being held inside an arena – the IZOD Center – rather than in a convention center for the first time since the company started the concept at...

WWE officially announces WrestleMania XXX in New Orleans

WrestleMania XXX

WWE held a press conference at Noon today at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to announce that WrestleMania 30 will be coming to New Orleans on April 6, 2014. John Saboor, the WWE Senior Vice President of Special Events hosted the press conference and invited New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to the stage for the announcement. Landrieu said that New...

Rock vs Cena to headline WrestleMania…again!

John Cena

The main event for WrestleMania 29 was set last night after The Rock defeated CM Punk to retain the WWE title, making last year’s WrestleMania not so “once in a lifetime” after all. The Rock and Royal Rumble winner John Cena will go head to head for the second time in a row at a WrestleMania main event – the first time in...

Results from the Elimination Chamber 2013 pay-per-view

The Rock (WWE)

Here are the quick results from last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view which took place from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. Brodus Clay and Tensai defeated Team Rhodes Scholars in the pre-show match; Alberto Del Rio defeated Big Show to retain the World Heavyweight title; Antonio Cesaro defeated The Miz via DQ to...

Elimination Chamber 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Elimination Chamber

Live tonight from the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, WWE presents the Elimination Chamber on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: The Rock vs CM Punk for the WWE title with the stipulation that if The Rock is counted out or disqualified, CM Punk wins the title; Alberto Del Rio vs Big Show for the World Heavyweight title; Randy...

Tickets for first IMPACT on the road selling well

Impact

Tickets for the first IMPACT on the road at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago have been selling pretty good and the only regular tickets remaining are the $15 ones. TNA will be using a modified seating at the arena, using what seems to be half of what the Sears Centre can hold with the top seats also curtained off. Tickets for the show ranged from...

Two dates changed for upcoming One Night Only TNA PPVs

TNA

TNA has announced that two dates for the One Night Only pay-per-views that will be taped at the IMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida, have been changed. Originally, TNA was going to tape six shows in total – twice a day – on March 17, 23, and 24. The March 17 tapings will remain the same, however the 23 and 24 shows have been moved to March...

UFC on FUEL 7: Barao vs McDonald live from London tonight

UFC on Fuel TV

Live from the Wembley Arena in London, England, the UFC presents UFC on FUEL 7: Barao vs McDonald. The full card is as follows: Main Card (airing on Fuel TV) Che Mills (170) vs Matthew Riddle (170) Ryan Jimmo (205) vs James Te Huna (205) Gunnar Nelson (169) vs Jorge Santiago (170) Cyrille Diabate (206) vs Jimi Manuwa (204) Dustin Poirier (145) vs...

New Orleans Saints QB says WrestleMania 30 is coming to town

WrestleMania

Several readers sent in word that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees wrote on his Twitter that WWE is bringing WrestleMania 30 to New Orleans in 2014. “The word from the French Quarter is that @WWE is bringing @WrestleMania to our house in 2014! #NOLA @MBSuperDome #WM30,” Brees tweeted. While there has been no official...

Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s TNT reality show The Hero

The Rock (Movies)

Entertainment Weekly has released the exclusive trailer of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s upcoming TNT reality show which is titled The Hero. The show revolves around nine different people who try their action hero skills on various missions, testing their brain, brawn, and morality. The current WWE champion will be The Hero’s...

IMPACT TV report 02/14/2013

Impact

Impact begins with the traditional recap of the evil doings of Aces and Eights. The first person to the ring is Hulk Hogan. Hulk tells the crowd at England’s Wembley arena that he has 8 guys competing in 4 matches to determine the number one contender for Jeff Hardy’s title. The matches will be 1) James Storm versus RVD, 2) Christopher...

RAW rating for 02/11/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew a 3.1 rating and an average of 4,260,000 viewers, down considerably from last week. The show lost over half a million viewers – 550,000 to be exact – compared to the February 4 show. Hour one did 4,350,000 viewers, hour two did 4,250,000, and hour three kept losing viewers, scoring a total of 4,180,000...

El Generico appears at an NXT live event in full gimmick

El Generico

WWE’s newest acquisition – El Generico – made his debut for NXT yesterday during a live event which was not being taped as part of the NXT series. The popular and highly-rated former indy wrestler did not get physical in the ring however he joined Brodus Clay for a little dance after Clay defeated NXT’s Conor...