Archive - 2013

WWE to stop paying for Tammy Sytch’s rehab program

Sunny

Tammy Sytch’s comments on WWE’s rehab assistance in a recent interview with Kayfabe Commentaries has come back to haunt her as WWE has now said that they will not be paying anymore rehab stints for their Hall of Famer. In the interview, Sytch said that when Linda McMahon was running for Senate, the company put her in a $1,000 a day...

Take-Two Interactive takes over WWE video game license from THQ

WWE 13

Bloomberg is reporting that Take-Two Interactive has agreed to take over the development and production of future WWE games from the dissolved THQ. Court documents filed yesterday revealed that the agreement between THQ and Take-Two will save the company millions in bankruptcy claims. Yuke’s, which develops the WWE video games for THQ, will...

Pre-show match for Elimination Chamber announced

Brodus Clay

The pre-show match for the Elimination Chamber has been announced and it will be a tag team match that will probably contain some comedy. The 30 minute pre-show, airing on the WWE YouTube channel and Facebook page will feature the team of Brodus Clay and Tensai taking on Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow, despite Team Rhodes Scholars announcing that...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 02/11/2013

RAW

It’s six nights until Elimination Chamber! We obviously know the main event of the pay-per-view, so the question is how will C.M. Punk and WWE Champion The Rock duke it out one final time before their showdown on Sunday? Who will Brock Lesnar assault next, if at all? Apparently, their is a certain “Deadman” hanging around...

Final entrants for the Elimination Chamber announced

Jack Swagger

The final two – or actually three – members for the Elimination Chamber match to determine the number one contender for the World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania were chosen last night on RAW. The first one to qualify for the Chamber match was the returning Chris Jericho who defeated tag team title holder Daniel Bryan to earn his...

Dutch Mantel returns to WWE TV with Jack Swagger

Zeb Colter

Dutch Mantel returned to WWE television yesterday on Monday Night RAW under the name of Zeb Coulter following an absence of ten years. The man formerly known as Uncle Zebekiah accompanied Jack Swagger to the ring for his match against Zack Ryder and then cut a promo on how patriot he is. The 63 year old Carolina native has a long wrestling career...

CM Punk calls the Pope “a nazi” on Twitter

CM Punk

Former WWE champion CM Punk might have pissed off some of his Catholic fans after he called the Pope a “nazi.” The argument came on Twitter when someone that Punk follows said that he “did nazi that coming” regarding the Pope resigning from his post as head of the Catholic church. Punk liked the joke so much that he...

Live RAW event results from 02/09 in Springfield, Missouri

Ryback

W-O reader Eric Huyck attended the non-televised RAW event in Springfield, Missouri, on Saturday night and sent in the following results: Zack Ryder defeated Corey Graves from NXT; Tensai defeated Alex Riley; Kaitlyn defeated Tamina Snuka; The New Age Outlaws defeated Rhodes Scholars; Justin Gabriel defeated David Otunga; Chris Jericho defeated...

TNA to tape six more ‘One Night Only’ shows in Orlando

TNA

TNA will tape six of their ‘One Night Only’ shows over a period of three days at Universal Studios in March which will mark the final shows at the IMPACT Zone. Two shows will be taped on Sunday, March 17, with the first one starting at 1PM and the second one starting at 7PM. The second set of tapings will be held on Saturday, March 23...

Austin inks two new movie deals with Anchor Bay

Steve Austin

WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin has signed a new two-picture deal with Anchor Bay Films where he will also help produce under his own Broken Skull Ranch Productions brand. The first movie will be called ‘Kill Em All, John,’ where Austin will play an ex-hitman who is pulled back into action to terminate a number of crime...

DirecTV issues survey to customers on proposed WWE Network

WWE Network

Prowrestling.net is reporting that DirecTV is considering carrying the WWE Network as a new premium network according to a survey issued by the company to its subscribers. The survey states that the proposed WWE Network would involve a separate monthly fee on top of the DirecTV subscription and eleven out of the twelve current WWE pay-per-views...

Four Superstars named for the Smackdown Elimination Chamber match

Elimination Chamber

Four Superstars have been named for the Elimination Chamber match which will determine the number one contender for the World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania. These four individuals are Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Mark Henry, and current tag team title holder Daniel Bryan. Two more are still yet to be announced by Smackdown General Manager Booker...

Lesnar added to fourth RAW show leading up to WrestleMania

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Brock Lesnar will be appearing on the March 18 edition of Monday Night RAW, one of his only few appearances set between now and WrestleMania 29. The former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion has appeared twice in a row on RAW so far since his return, first delivering the F5 on Vince McMahon and then destroying The Miz on this week’s...

WrestleMania 30 announcement expected this month

WrestleMania

A WrestleMania 30 announcement is expected to be made this month with all signs pointing to New Orleans, Louisiana, and the site of this year’s Super Bowl – the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. During this week, several sites reported that a local radio in New Orleans announced that WrestleMania was coming to town however the name of the radio...