Archive - April 2014

Four wrestlers from NXT released

Mason Ryan

PWInsider.com is reporting that three NXT Superstars and one Diva were released today. The four unfortunate to receive the pink slip are Mason Ryan, Oliver Grey, Danny Burch, and Shaul Guerrero. Mason Ryan was part of WWE’s main roster in 2011 and aligned himself with the Nexus when CM Punk headed the group. He last appeared on WWE television at...

AT&T U-Verse drops Extreme Rules PPV from schedule

WWE

AT&T U-Verse has also dropped Extreme Rules from its pay-per-view schedule with their website only listing WrestleMania XXX as the sole WWE event being offered by the company. Events for May currently advertised are the Mayweather vs Maidana boxing, Bellator’s Alvarez vs Chandler III, and UFC 173: Barao vs Dillashaw. Extreme Rules has...

RAW rating for 04/28/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW did a 3.3 rating this week with an average viewership of 4,610,000, up 471,000 from last week’s show. The first hour did 4,512,000, followed by 4,667,000 in the second hour, and finally 4,652,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

WWE Network finally lands on the Xbox One

WWE Network

WWE announced today that that the WWE Network app has been added to the Xbox One console after several reports on Twitter from different users said that the app was available to download. WWE has said before that the Network would be coming to the Playstation 4 in the Summer with no proper date given. The company had several issues with the Xbox...

Two new matches added for this Sunday’s Extreme Rules

Antonio Cesaro

Two new matches were announced for Extreme Rules this coming Sunday on last night’s RAW. The first match is El Torito vs Hornswoggle which will be part of the pre-show. The match is being called a WeeLC match, we guess a TLC match for vertically challenged people. The second match, which will be part of the actual pay-per-view, is a three-way...

Total Divas season 2 episode 6 rating

Total Divas

The sixth episode of season two of Total Divas last Sunday did 1.14 million viewers, down from last week’s 1.39 million. The episode, titled ‘The House Sitters,’ is one of the lowest rated episodes of the whole series. Total Divas returns this Sunday, going head to head with Extreme Rules.

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 04/28/2014

RAW

We have a lot on the cards tonight as it is the go-home show for Extreme Rules! First-up, is the finals in the Intercontinental Championship #1 Contender’s Tournament. Bad News Barrett faces Rob Van Dam – who will prevail to take on I.C. Champ Big E. at the Pay-Per-View this Sunday? Also officially made is Daniel Bryan defending his WWE World...

Former WCW announcer Lee Marshall passes away

WCW

KFBK News Radio reported yesterday that former WCW announcer Lee Marshall has passed away with no cause of death announced. Marshall was the co-host of WCW Thunder and also had interview duties on the WCW Saturday Night program as well. He often appeared on Nitro doing his Road Reports although he was never a big part of WCW’s flagship...

DirecTV and Dish Network not carrying Extreme Rules

WWE

As things stand today just a week before Extreme Rules, only one of the three major pay-per-view distributors will carry the show. DirecTV and DISH Network are keeping their word of not carrying WWE pay-per-views due to the unfair deal on the WWE Network. Both companies at this point say that they will evaluate each show separately and act...

WWE raises more than $400,000 in global auction for kids

WWE

WWE today announced that its global online charity auction, Superstars for Kids, has raised more than $400,000 benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs and New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees’s non-profit organization, The Brees Dream Foundation. The Superstars for Kids red carpet event was held during the WrestleMania XXX week in New Orleans at...

Eric Young retains TNA title at Sacrifice 2014

Eric Young

Here are the results from last night’s Sacrifice pay-per-view event which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The Wolves defeated The BroMans and DJ Z to become the new TNA Tag Team champions; Mr. Anderson defeated Samuel Shaw; Kurt Angle and Willow defeated Ethan Carter III and Rockstar Spud; Sanada defeated Tigre Uno; Gunner...

Sacrifice 2014 live on pay-per-view tonight

TNA

TNA returns on pay-per-view tonight with Sacrifice live from Universal Studios in Orland, Florida. The full card is as follows: Eric Young vs Magnus for the TNA World title; Willow and Kurt Angle vs Ethan Carter and Spud; Bully Ray vs Bobby Roode in a tables match; The BroMans vs The Wolves in a handicap match for the Tag Team titles; Angelina...

Tag Team titles on the line this Monday on RAW

The Usos

The WWE Tag Team titles will be on the line this coming Monday on RAW as it was announced that the current champs, The Usos, will be defending their titles against the team of Ryback and Curtis Axel. Both the Usos lost their single matches against Ryback and Axel on Main Event and Smackdown respectively. The tag team title match joins Wade Barrett...

Tickets for Battleground 2014 pay-per-view on sale today

WWE

Tickets for the Battleground pay-per-view which will take place on Sunday, July 20, went on sale to the general public today on Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $25, $50, $75, $90, $300, and $400 for ringside plus taxes and fees. The lowest priced ticket carries a $14.40 additional fee while the ringside ticket carries $27.05 in extra...