Archive - 2013

FremantleMedia launches new store for WWE videos in Europe

WWE

W-O reader Robert Collie sent in word that FremantleMedia has launched the new WWE UK DVD and Blu-Ray store, two weeks after taking over the license for WWE videos in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. A lot of the DVD and Blu-Ray discs are still in pre-order status although there are some old releases which have been made available...

Man busted for selling duplicate tickets to same WWE show

WWE

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times is reporting that local police arrested a 33 year old individual who was caught selling fake WWE tickets for a non-televised RAW event in the area. The tip to the police came after a woman who purchased the fake tickets called the cops to report him after she was denied entry at the arena for having an invalid...

Brooke Hogan and Bully Ray tie the knot tonight on IMPACT!

Brooke Hogan

Can you hear the wedding bells ringing? Tonight on IMPACT, TNA will present the Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan wedding live on Spike TV! History suggests that wrestling weddings never go according to plan and it will be very, very surprising if this one goes on without a hitch! Bully Ray had his bachelor’s party yesterday at Rick’s Cabaret...

RAW rating for 01/14/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 3.2 rating this week for the 20th anniversary show with an average of 4,550,000 viewers. That number is up 0.1 from last week and around 100,000 in additional viewers. Hour one did 4,500,000 viewers, hour two did 4,680,000 viewers, and hour three dropped down to 4,470,000 viewers, once again going below the first and second...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/14/2013

RAW

20 years (and three nights, technically!) a “revolution” began that changed professional wrestling and television forever. It has been on a roller coaster of ups and downs, but through it all, has lasted more than any other weekly television event. Surprise hirings, surprise firings, drafts, unexpected returns and debuts, monumental...

Rock and CM Punk battle continues after RAW goes off the air

The Rock (WWE)

After RAW went off the air, the battle between WWE champion CM Punk and The Rock continued and once again it didn’t turn out good for the current champ. CM Punk got in the ring after The Rock walked back up the ramp, grabbed the microphone and told his opponent, “13 days my ass! Just bring it.” After stalling for a few seconds...

Eve Torres thanks fans in an emotional video message

Eve Torres

Former Divas champion Eve Torres gave an emotional thank you speech to her fans in a video she posted on her official website. “I’ve had some of the most amazing years of my life in the WWE and I’m so glad I got to share those moments with you,” Torres said in the video she recorded yesterday. “Whether you loved me or...

Rumble @ the Roseland 69 goes down this Saturday

FCFF

Full Contact Fight Federation is at it again this weekend. This is the organization that UFC veterans such as Chris “The Crippler” Leben, Nathan “The Rock” Quarry, Ed “Short Fuse” Herman, Josh “Bring the Pain” Haynes, and one of the upcoming coaches on the next TUF season Chael Sonnen all have...

UFC Gym acquires LA Boxing

UFC Gym

LAFAYETTE, CA, January 14,  2013 – UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination and first major brand extension of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, continues its worldwide expansion with the acquisition of LA Boxing®. UFC GYM looks to bring its ‘Train Different’ philosophy, which combines the best of traditional fitness with the...

Eve Torres wraps up her WWE duties with a loss to Kaitlyn

Eve Torres

Eve Torres decided to wrap up her wrestling career – at least for now – with her final match yesterday on RAW, putting over Kaitlyn and losing her Divas title in the process. Reports suggest that Eve made up her mind a while ago about leaving WWE and was ready to wait it out until the best opportunity to pass the title to someone else...

WWE celebrates 20 years of Monday Night RAW tonight

RAW

It all started in 1993, and 20 years later, Monday Night RAW is still going strong as tonight WWE will celebrate another important milestone for their flagship show 20 years in the making! This past July RAW hit the 1,000th episode with a show that featured returns and surprises and while this show might not be as big in terms of former Superstars...

Hulk Hogan sues Laser Spine Institute for $50 million

Hulk Hogan

The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that Hulk Hogan filed a lawsuit against the Tampa-based Laser Spine Institute, saying the clinic performed unnecessary surgeries that damaged his career. The lawsuit was filed Monday morning in Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court and it seeks damages of $50 million. In addition to claiming unnecessary surgeries, the...

Clearwire and WWE announce marketing deal

WWE

Clearwire today announced a marketing deal with WWE for the year 2013, activating at a total of 20 WWE events that will take place in 20 cities throughout the year. Clearwire is a leading provider of 4G wireless broadband services offering services in areas of the U.S. where more than 130 million people live. “Our market research has shown...

Jeff Hardy retains TNA title in triple threat match at Genesis

Jeff Hardy

Here are the results from last night’s Genesis 2013 pay-per-view which took place at the IMPACT Wrestling Zone at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez defeated Matt Morgan and Joey Ryan to retain the Tag Team titles; Mr. Anderson defeated Samoa Joe; Christian York defeated Kenny King to become the #1 contender...

New champion crowned as Strikeforce lowers the curtains

Strikeforce

In the first match up of the main card on Strikeforce’s final event Jacre Souza took on UFC fighter and TUF 3 alum Ed Herman in a catch-weight bout at 194 pounds. Jacre used some precise striking to set up a take down. they were reset on their feet after Herman was warned for up kicking a downed opponent. Once Jacre got him down again he...