Archive - 2013

Antonio Cesaro gets a massive endorsement from John Cena

Antonio Cesaro

Antonio Cesaro got a nice surprise at the non-televised live event in Munich, Germany, last night after he was invited by John Cena to the ring after the show was over. Cena said his German was not good so he’d like Cesaro to come out. Cesaro shook Cena’s hands as he came in the ring and then spoke in German to the local fans as Cena...

Bully Ray crashes Tommy Dreamer’s HOH event in New York

Bully Ray

Former TNA World champion Bully Ray crashed Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore 3 event yesterday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, after Dreamer and Terry Funk defeated X-Pac and Lance Storm in the main event. The surprise appearance car as Dreamer was cutting a promo after the show thanking the fans and ill of a...

Second half of Total Divas season one resumes tomorrow on E!

Total Divas

Total Divas, the reality TV show featuring Natalya, Eva Marie, JoJo, the Bella Twins, and The Funkadactyls, returns on E! tomorrow night following the finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Tomorrow’s episode – titled SummerSlam – will kick off the second half of season one which will have a total of six episodes to wrap up...

Kassius Ohno released from his WWE developmental deal

NXT

Kassius Ohno, who wrestled outside NXT as Chris Hero, was surprising released from the company almost two years after he signed a developmental deal. Ohno – real name Chris Spradlin – was pulled from NXT television tapings for a few after rumors emerged that management were not happy with his commitment. The almost 34 year old has been...

WrestleMania XXX seating chart released

WrestleMania XXX

Ticketmaster.com has released the seating chart for WrestleMania XXX at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and it looks like they will be using all possible seats. Five different levels are advertised – floor, risers, plaza, lodge, and terrace, with terrace being all the way up in the nosebleeds. One interesting thing to notice is that unlike...

Human Resources SVP takes over as VP of Talent Relations

WWE

PWInsider.com is reporting that Sean Cleary has taken over the role of Vice President of Talent Relations after Jane Geddes was promoted to SVP working directly with Triple H. According to his LinkedIn profile, Cleary took over the position last month after serving a year as SVP of Human Resources for WWE. Prior to joining WWE, Cleary had similar...

Password for WrestleMania XXX pre-sale next week

WrestleMania XXX

The pre-sale for WrestleMania XXX will kick off on Thursday, November 14, at 10AM CT and will continue through Friday, November 15, at 11:59PM CT. Tickets will go on sale for the general public on Saturday, November 16, at 10AM CT. If you want to beat the queue, you can log on to Ticketmaster.com and use one of these two passwords – WWEVIP...

WWE opens office in Munich, Germany

WWE

WWE today announced the hiring of Stefan Kastenmuller as the new General Manager, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, a newly created position, effective immediately. WWE is opening an office in Germany, located in Munich, which Kastenmuller will be heading up. This is the second WWE office in Europe, with the other one located in...

WWE signs bodybuilder and fitness model Ashley Sebera

Ashley Sebera

WWE has signed bodybuilder and fitness model Ashley Sebera, a blond bombshell who has started training at the WWE Performance Center this week. “Here it is Day 1 of my new career. in love and can’t wait for more,” the Ohio native wrote on her Twitter account along with a “Property of WWE Performance Center” t-shirt and her...

WrestleMania XXX on-sale party on November 15

WrestleMania XXX

WWE will be holding a WrestleMania XXX on-sale party on November 15 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Champions Square, a 121,000 square foot outdoor venue which is right in front of the massive Superdome. WWE Divas Kaitlyn and Alicia Fox, along with WWE Superstars Sheamus, Mark Henry, Rey Mysterio, and WWE Hall of Famers Booker T, Mick Foley, and...

Adam “Pac Man” Jones to appear on Impact tomorrow

Impact

The former “world champion” that Dixie Carter has been promoting on social networks that is coming back to Impact this week ended up being Adam “Pac Man” Jones, the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals cornerback. Jones worked for TNA in 2007 when he was on a one year suspension from the NFL although due to contract issues he couldn’t wrestle for...

RAW rating for 11/04/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 3,888,000 viewers with a 2.75 rating, down 268,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,069,000 viewers, followed by 3,951,000 in the second, and way down to 3,643,000 viewers in the third and final hour. Ouch! (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Help Hacksaw Jim Duggan fund his shoulder surgery

Jim Duggan

Just like Scott Hall and Jake Roberts did to fund their surgeries and recovery, Hacksaw Jim Duggan is seeking support from his fans through a fundraiser on Indiegogo.com to help him pay for shoulder surgery. The WWE Hall of Famer is suffering from a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder and is in desperate need of surgery. “Without this...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 11/04/2013

RAW

As we move on to Survivor Series, certain feuds are finally moving forward too. The Big Show has really taken a stand against The Authority in the last few weeks, so what can/will he do tonight to aggravate Stephanie & Triple H? We do know that “The Game” has said the 7-Footer is “banned for life” from the WWE, but come...

WWE’s 11 day non-stop tour of Europe kicks off tomorrow

WWE

Tomorrow, WWE Superstars and Divas will start a very hectic 11 day tour of Europe which will see them perform in 19 live events across 9 different countries. The tour kicks off on November 6, at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland and then they move to Dublin, Ireland, at the O2 Arena on November 7. There are two shows on November 8...

First match for Survivor Series 2013 announced

Big Show

One of the main events for the Survivor Series was announced yesterday night on RAW with the WWE title match being the first bout on the card. Current WWE champion Randy Orton will be taking on the Big Show for the WWE title after Show was reinstated by Stephanie McMahon during the last segment on the show. The Big Show was then attacked by The...