Archive - June 2014

TNA to make major announcement at London Film & Comic Con

TNA

TNA issued a press release saying that the company will make a major announcement for British and Irish fans at the London Film & Comic Con (LFCC). The announcement will be made as part of a special TNA panel Q&A for fans and media at the event at 5PM local time on Saturday July 12 in Earls Court 2. Fans will be able to meet TNA Superstars...

Second surgery might be required for Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan made an appearance last night at the Money In The Bank kickoff show for an in-ring interview with Michael Cole. This was his first WWE appearance since being stripped of the WWE title earlier this month. Bryan revealed that he doesn’t know when he will be back in action as the recovery is taking much longer than expected. Originally...

Randy Orton suffers head injury during ladder match

Randy Orton

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Randy Orton suffered a nasty gash on his head during the ladder match and needed a total of 12 staples to close the wound. The injury happened when the ladder accidentally dropped on his head and WWE medics had to tend to Orton at ringside to try and temporarily close the wound so he can resume the match...

John Cena and Seth Rollins victorious at Money In The Bank

John Cena

Here are the results from last night’s Money In The Bank which took place from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Usos defeated Luke Harper and Erick Rowan to retain the WWE Tag Team titles; Paige defeated Naomi to retain the Divas title; Adam Rose defeated Damien Sandow; Seth Rollins defeated Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, Jack...

Vickie Guerrero special on WWE Network on Tuesday

Vickie Guerrero

With Vickie Guerrero now gone from WWE, the WWE Network will air a one hour special on the former RAW and Smackdown General Manager looking back at her almost 10-year WWE stint. The special, titled ‘Excuse Me! A Cougar Countdown,’ will air on Tuesday at 9PM EST following the Main Event broadcast. The preview reads, “Cougar Countdown takes us...

Betting odds for tonight’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view

Randy Orton

According to the latest betting odds, John Cena and Randy Orton are the two favorites to win the WWE World Heavyweight title tonight at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view with Cena having 4/11 odds and Orton at 2/1. The other competitors have 11/2 for Reigns, 20/1 for Cesaro, 28/1 for Del Rio, Wyatt at 10/1, Kane at 20/1, and Sheamus at 28/1...

Bret Hart scheduled for July 7 RAW in Montreal

Bret Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart is scheduled to appear at the RAW in Montreal, Canada, on July 7, the site of the  Montreal Screwjob from the 1997 Survivor Series. Hart is being promoted to appear on the Bell Centre website although it’s not clear if he will be making a televised appearance. There have been occasions where WWE Legends...

Two matches advertised for Battleground pay-per-view

Roman Reigns

The website of The Tampa Bay Times Forum, the site of the July Battleground WWE pay-per-view, is already advertising two matches for the show. So far the two matches listed are Roman Reigns vs Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose vs Seth Rollins, suggesting that Reigns and Orton will probably not be WWE champion come tomorrow night. Daniel Bryan is not in...

Tokyo Sports says KENTA has signed with WWE

WWE

Tokyo Sports at Tokyo-Sports.co.jp is reporting that former Pro Wrestling NOAH superstar KENTA Kobayashi has signed with WWE and the company is planning to officially introduce KENTA at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Hall during a press conference on July 12 when WWE is in town for their yearly Japan tour. KENTA’s deal with Pro Wrestling NOAH expired in...

Artwork for SummerSlam spoils MITB WWE title match result

SummerSlam

Somebody at WWE or Amazon most likely jumped the gun and uploaded artwork for the SummerSlam 2014 DVD/Blu-Ray featuring Brock Lesnar and John Cena. The image was eventually taken down since it pretty much spoiled the outcome of the upcoming Money In The Bank ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight title but as everything, once it’s on the...

Daniel Bryan to be interviewed at MITB kick off show

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan will be part of the Money In The Bank kick off show this coming Sunday on the WWE Network, his first appearance since being stripped off the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Bryan will be the subject of an exclusive interview and fans will get to submit their own questions for him by tweeting them using the hashtag...

3 former WWE guys backstage at TNA New York Impact tapings

TNA

TNA’s return to New York City had some returns of familiar faces as well as former WWE Superstars visiting backstage. Ezekiel Jackson and Snitsky were both backstage at last night’s tapings although none of them were used during the two tapings held back to back. TNA will tape more Impact today and a Destination X-themed Impact on...

RAW rating for 06/23/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW drew 4,031,000 viewers this week, down almost 100,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one had 3,723,000 viewers, followed by 4,041,000 in hour two, and then 4,330,000 in the third and final hour. The trend of the show increasing viewers each hour continued this week as well. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

WWE Network now available on Amazon Fire TV

WWE Network

Those who have purchased Amazon’s Fire TV can now enjoy the WWE Network on the device as well as WWE has made it’s 24/7 service available for Amazon customers. With the Fire TV, WWE Network is now accessible through Kindle Fire tablets, iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Roku, Playstation 3 and 4 as well as Xbox One and Xbox 360. You...

Banzai! Bound For Glory 2014 to be held in Tokyo, Japan

Bound For Glory

In a press conference held at the Manhattan Center in New York, TNA President Dixie Carter, along with legendary Japanese wrestler The Great Muta, announced that the company’s biggest pay-per-view of the year, Bound For Glory, will be taking place in Tokyo, Japan. This is probably one of the boldest, and most important, moves in TNA history as...

Vickie Guerrero writes heartfelt letter to WWE fans

Vickie Guerrero

Vickie Guerrero wrote a long heartfelt letter saying goodbye to WWE fans and her co-workers, a letter which was published in full by WWE.COM. In the letter, Vickie revealed that her new career will be in medical administration, leaving behind 9 years of amazing memories with WWE. Her journey in the WWE was not easy and a lot of people helped her...

Josh Mathews released from WWE

WWE

WWE has released longtime announcer Josh Mathews today according to several sources, a hardworking individual who has served as backstage interviewer, announcer, commentator, and presenter/host. The 33 year old was hired by WWE in 2002 after he came runner-up to the winners of the first ever Tough Enough competition. While he only wrestled a...

Total Divas season one hits WWE Network starting tomorrow

Total Divas

The first season of Total Divas will be airing on the WWE Network starting tomorrow at 8PM EST, taking the time slot of Legends’ House. Season one of Total Divas featured Brie and Nikki Bella, Trinity and Ariane, Natalya, Eva Marie, and JoJo, along with recurring appearances from Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Jimmy Uso, and Tyson Kidd. There are a...

Bad News Barrett suffers shoulder injury at Smackdown tapings

Wade Barrett

Bad News Barrett might have just gotten some bad news himself as the current Intercontinental champion suffered an injury to his right shoulder during the Smackdown tapings yesterday. The injury occurred when Jack Swagger threw Barrett into the barricade and according to WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann, Barrett told him that he felt a pop and...