Archive - 2013

TUF: Jones vs Sonnen episode 1 recap

The Ultimate Fighter

This season’s coaches are Chael Sonnen and Jon Jones.  Jones and Sonnen will face each other at the end of the season for Jones’ Light Heavyweight Championship belt. Competitors and winning coach at the end of the season will both receive a custom Harley Davidson motorcycle. For the first time the fighters get to bring family and...

Team Jones vs Team Sonnen TUF kicks off tonight on FX

The Ultimate Fighter

Las Vegas, Nevada – The world’s longest running sports reality TV series is back as The Ultimate Fighter® returns for its exciting 17th season TONIGHT at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FX with a special two-hour premier show. Featuring UFC® light heavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones and Chael ‘the American Gangster’ Sonnen as coaches, the premier...

23 spots filled so far for the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble

Twenty three spots have so far been filled for the Royal Rumble, leaving seven open spots. Chances are that more entrants will be announced during the Smackdown tapings and maybe keep one or two spots reserved for a possible surprise entries. So far confirmed appearing in the Rumble are (in alphabetical order): Antonio Cesaro, Brodus Clay, Cody...

Bob Backlund announced for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

63 year old Bob Backlund is the latest Superstar to be announced for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame which will take place at Madison Square Garden the night before WrestleMania. Backlund’s journey with the WWWF started in 1977 and just one year later, Backlund won the then WWF title in MSG and kept it for almost six years, before losing it to the...

Live RAW event results from 01/18 in Los Angeles

Ryback

This past Friday, the RAW brand were at the Staples Center for a non-televised live event. W-O reader Dr. Harold J Washington, Jr. attended the show and sent in the follow results: Brodus Clay defeats JTG; Jack Swagger defeated Alex Riley; Kaitlyn defeated Tamina; Bo Dallas defeated Damian Sandow via DQ; Rey Mysterio & Bo Dallas defeated...

Pre-sale code for WrestleMania 29 Axxess

WrestleMania 29

The pre-sale for WWE WrestleMania Axxess starts tomorrow at 10AM EST and will run till January 25 at 11:59PM EST on Ticketmaster.com. Fans who want to purchase tickets for the event can do so by using the code FBAXXESS. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, January 26, at 10AM EST. The general admission ticket price is $45 plus an...

TNA starts tour in Ireland, Scotland, and England

TNA

TNA Superstars and crew are currently in Europe for six days where they will perform five events including four television tapings. The tour kicks off today in Dublin, Ireland, at the Dublin National Stadium which is followed by a one day off. The tour resumes on Wednesday at the Glasgow Braehead Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, and then on Thursday...

TNA extends TV deal in Australia with Fuel TV

TNA

TNA has extended its contract with Fuel TV in Australia for two more years and the channel will keep broadcasting TNA television Down Under. Apart from their existing deal, Fuel TV will also air two new TV shows – Unfinished Business and British Boot Camp – one which tackles the feuds among the top TNA Superstars and the other about a...

Artwork and match listing for new Bret Hart WWE DVD

Bret Hart

On March 5, WWE will release a new Bret Hart DVD and Blu-Ray titled The Dungeon Collection, with the DVD having 3 discs and Blu-Ray coming with 2 discs. This release will feature a ton of matches which were never seen before on DVD and the first match featured go back to 1978 from Stampede Wrestling against the Dynamite Kid. Other matches included...

Jeff Hardy off UK tour due to legal problems

Jeff Hardy

The current TNA champion Jeff Hardy will not be traveling to the United Kingdom for the Road to Lockdown tour and will miss four weeks worth of IMPACT as the company will be taping the television shows in Manchester and London. In an official statement, TNA said that Hardy will not be making appearances on the other side of the pond due to an...

UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs Bisping weigh in results and video

UFC on FX

The UFC held the weigh ins for the UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs Bisping event yesterday at the Ibirapuera Arena in São Paulo, Brazil, where the event will take place tonight. 1 fight will be airing on Facebook, six will air on Fuel TV, and the main card with five more fights will air on FX. Below are the results of the weigh ins for each fight and...

Wedding angle leads to IMPACT viewership increase

Impact

The wedding angle between Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan garnered a spike in interest amongst the TNA fans as the this week’s show registered around 300,000 additional viewers from the previous week. The live IMPACT on Spike TV did 1,600,000 viewers with a rating of 1.15. The show had just an average of 18,000 viewers less than the January 3...

Brooke Hogan suffers wardrobe malfunction at IMPACT

Brooke Hogan

What happens when you have a brawl and you are wearing a dress with your top half already almost falling out of the dress? Two words: wardrobe malfunction. That’s what happened to Brooke Hogan during the final part of the wedding on IMPACT on Thursday night as the daughter of the Hulkster had her first such incident on a wrestling...

Taz is revealed as the newest member of Aces & Eights

Taz

As expected, the wedding between Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan didn’t go as expected and it was interrupted by a friend of the former multiple-time tag team champion. Just as the rings were going to be exchanged, color commentator Taz – who was the “best man” for the wedding – asked Ray if he really wants to go ahead...

IMPACT TV report 01/17/2013

Impact

The show begins as it always does with a recap. In case anyone forgot, this is the week Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan get married. Bully Ray is greeted by Brother Runt and Tommy Dreamer, who will both be part of the wedding party. Brooke is also getting ready with Miss Tessmacher. Tessmacher asks if her dad is showing up and there is uncomfortable...

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs Diaz announced for Montreal on March 16

Georges St Pierre

Toronto, Canada – UFC® welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has posted an impressive 10-fight win streak during his reign atop the 170-pound division. On Saturday, March 16, he will look to extend that streak by one more as he steps back into the Octagon® in his hometown to face former STRIKEFORCE® champion Nick Diaz at Montreal’s Bell...