Archive - 2013

Just one Chamber match scheduled for Elimination Chamber PPV

Alberto Del Rio

The current plan for the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view is to only have one Chamber match instead of the usual two. Usually, one title is defended on the show in a Chamber match while the other match is to determine to number one contender for the other title for WrestleMania. The Rock and CM Punk already have a one on one match at the...

RAW rating for 01/28/2013

RAW

Fans were interested to see if The Rock won the WWE title and who won the Royal Rumble as this week’s RAW did 5,020,000 viewers and a rating of a 3.7, the highest it did since the July 23 RAW 1000 episode. Hour one did 4,860,000 viewers, hour two did 5,270,000 viewers, and hour three did 4,930,000 viewers. The show in total did around...

TUF: Jones vs Sonnen episode 2 recap

The Ultimate Fighter

The two teams rush the house and Jones’ team takes the upstairs and Team Sonnen are in the rooms  down stairs. Jones brought in Frank Mir, Bubba Jenkins, John Wood and Stonehorse Goeman to help coach this season. While Sonnen has help this season  from Vinny Magalhaes, Clayton Hires, Mike Dolce, Jamie Huey and Scott McQuary. Jones team is...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/28/2013

RAW

As I say every year now following “The Royal Rumble,” tonight the Road To Wrestlemania begins! And if my heart won-out from last night, that means Dolph Ziggler is driving towards a World Heavyweight or WWE Championship Title match (after winning the Royal Rumble match of course), and C.M. Punk continues his WWE Title reign! However...

Tammy Sytch remanded in custody after court appearance

Sunny

Looking like a hot mess, far away from her glory WWE days or even her Hall of Fame night, Tammy “Sunny” Sytch appeared in court yesterday dressed in sweats, slippers, and handcuffs, to respond to her sixth arrest for violating a protective order. The New Haven Register reports that Sytch was remanded in custody lieu of a $100,000 cash...

Randy Couture joins Spike TV and Bellator MMA

Randy Couture

Loretta Hunt of Sports Illustrated broke the news that UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture has signed a multi-year deal with Spike TV to appear for Bellator MMA and other Viacom-owned productions. Couture’s first business with Spike and Bellator will be as a coach on the upcoming Bellator show which will be similar to The Ultimate Fighter. The...

Intercontinental Cup starts on Main Event tomorrow

Wade Barrett

The number one contender for the Intercontinental title will be decided during a three-week Intercontinental Cup, with 8 WWE Superstars in the tournament. The participants are Antonio Cesaro, Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Damien Sandow, Darren Young, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, and The Miz. The Intercontinental Cup begins tomorrow night on WWE Main...

Brock Lesnar returns to RAW, F5’s Vince McMahon

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Well, here comes the pain…again! Former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his return to WWE television yesterday five months after he “quit” following his victory against Triple H at SummerSlam. Lesnar returned in the final few minutes of RAW to protect his manager and friend Paul Heyman and delivered the F5 to WWE...

RAW Roulette on Monday Night RAW tonight from Las Vegas

RAW

Monday Night RAW rolls into Las Vegas, Nevada, tonight with the usual RAW Roulette taking place on the show. The Rock returns to RAW as the WWE champion for the first time in a decade as the road to WrestleMania kicks off. All signs are pointing towards Rock vs Cena II at WrestleMania 29 after Cena won the Royal Rumble. Also, the CEO and Chairman...

Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar sign new WWE deals

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

PWInsider.com is reporting that both Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar have signed new WWE contracts. Jericho has signed a short-term deal which will see him compete on WWE shows through WrestleMania 29. PWInsider adds that Jericho was kept hidden in a bus until his time was up for the Rumble to keep the element of surprise. He left WWE this past...

Royal Rumble 2013 pay-per-view results

John Cena

Here are the results from last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view which took place from the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Antonio Cesaro defeated The Miz in the pre-show match to retain the U.S. title; Alberto Del Rio defeated Big Show in a last man standing match to retain the World Heavyweight title; Kane and Daniel Bryan...

The Rock addresses fans after the Rumble goes off the air

The Rock (WWE)

After the Royal Rumble went off the air, The Rock got on the mic to thank the fans for their support. Rocky first dissed the referee who was telling him to get in line with the WM logo hanging from the rafters to get the perfect shot. Rock said it’s been ten long years since he came back to do something special. He thanked the WWE Superstars...

The Rock becomes the WWE champion at the Royal Rumble

The Rock (WWE)

Ten years after losing his WWE title to Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, The Rock has once again captured the gold, ending CM Punk’s 430+ days reign as WWE champion yesterday at the Royal Rumble. Towards the end of the match, lights went out and The Shield interfered, doing the triple power bomb on The Rock through the announce table. CM Punk...

Tammy “Sunny” Sytch behind bars once again

Sunny

NBC in Connecticut reported yesterday that WWE Hall of Famer Tammy “Sunny” Sytch was arrested in Branford for violating a court order after she was found at her fiancé’s home. The odd thing about this whole story is that Sytch and her fiancé – Damien Darling – announced that they were engaged earlier this year even...

Royal Rumble 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Royal Rumble

Live tonight from the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, WWE will present the first pay-per-view of its 2013 calendar, the Royal Rumble! The full card is as follows: CM Punk vs The Rock for the WWE title; Alberto Del Rio vs Big Show for the World Heavyweight title in a last man standing match; Kane and Daniel Bryan vs Cody Rhodes and Damien...

TNA IMPACT spoilers for the February 14 and 21 shows from London

Impact

Our good friend Ian Hamilton attended the two IMPACT tapings from the Wembley Arena in London, England, yesterday, and sent in the following reports. These shows will air on February 14 and February 21 respectively. Crowd est 6,000. Jeremy Borash came out 15 mins early to warm up the crowd. A steel cage is already up, so we’ll be starting...