Archive - August 2014

WWE Diva Naomi explains absence from television

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Trinity Fatu, the WWE Diva better known as Naomi, has been off WWE television lately and she explained her absence from TV in a message on Twitter. “I had to have a minor procedure done to correct a problem from the orbital fracture, I’ll be back with a whole new feel,” she wrote. The orbital fracture she is referring to is the one she...

WWE removes new animated series Cheap Pops after one episode

WWE Cheap Pops

WWE’s newest YouTube original series titled ‘WWE Cheap Pops!’ has already been canned and the first episode was removed from both WWE.COM and the YouTube website. The animated series was a production of LowBrow Studios and its Creative Director, Mike Parker, posted a message on Facebook announcing what seems to be the end of the...

Lashley and Hardy not currently advertised for Bound For Glory

Bound For Glory

TNA issued a press release to announce that tickets for their Bound For Glory pay-per-view will go on sale this weekend at the Korakuen Hall Box Office during the scheduled show from Wrestle-1. The company also announced the first names of TNA Superstars who would be traveling to the Land of the Rising Sun for the pay-per-view which currently...

Jake Roberts out of coma, moved to a different hospital

Jake Roberts

Jake “The Snake” Roberts has now been moved to a different hospital within the city of Las Vegas which is better equipped to handle his pneumonia and is fully awake after staying in and out of a coma for nearly 24 hours. His lungs are filled with fluid so while it’s good news about the coma, work still needs to be done to treat his...

WWE Magazine offices shut down for good

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The WWE Magazine department shut down its offices yesterday and left with several thank you messages on the @WWEMagazine Twitter account. “It’s been a wild ride, from Flair’s fake photos to Vic Venom to the ’06 relaunch. And we somehow avoided Papa Shango’s voodoo for 31 years. Thank you for your support, WWE Universe...

Jake “The Snake” Roberts hospitalized in Las Vegas

Jake Roberts

WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts’ health issues continue as he is currently in the intensive care unit at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, after he lost consciousness during a flight on the way to Vegas. Roberts had a double pneumonia earlier this week according to several reports and was in a coma when he was...

Ryback records video message to fans from hospital bed

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WWE Superstar Ryback posted a video on YouTube from a hospital bed dressed like he was ready for surgery. “I’ve been injured for some time. Been wrestling for 7 months,” Ryback said, noting that he’s been suffering from strained groins and hernias. The former Paul Heyman Guy said you can call him crazy and selfish but, “I do it for you...

WWE removes Daniel Bryan from November tour of Europe

Daniel Bryan

WWE was advertising Daniel Bryan for the upcoming WWE tour of Europe in November on the WWE.COM website but now his name has been removed from the advertising either not to spoil his return period or because they realized he won’t be ready for November either. Bryan was supposed to undergo a second surgery this month but it was postponed for now...

Rob Van Dam wraps up latest three month WWE working agreement

Rob Van Dam

Former WWE and ECW champion Rob Van Dam will be off WWE television for the next couple of months after this Friday’s Smackdown as his usual three month working deal with WWE wrapped up on Tuesday at the tapings. It is not known when RVD will be back on television but it most likely be around Royal Rumble time as then he can work through...

RAW rating for 08/25/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew a total of 3,974,000 viewers, the first time since May 26 that the show has dipped below the 4 million viewers mark. It was down 220,000 viewers from last week’s show overall. Hour one did 3,859,000, followed by 4,057,000 in the second hour and then 4,005,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit:...

WCW Monday Nitro arriving on the WWE Network next week

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WCW fans who subscribe to the WWE Network will be happy to hear that the addition of the WCW flagship show Monday Nitro to the Network will start rolling next week. Nitro has been surprisingly missing from the Network since launch day and the only footage of WCW currently available on the over-the-top streaming service are the pay-per-views. Over...

Paul Heyman accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge…sort of!

Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the only way Paul Heyman knows how to do it – complete with a promo…and a hot Paul Heyman Girl on his side. The only difference was that instead of Heyman getting the shower, the Heyman chick – dressed, hm, very appropriately – dropped the bucket of ice and water on herself and then...

WWE SuperCard for mobile reaches over 1.5 million downloads

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2K today issued a press release announcing that the WWE SuperCard game for iOS and Android devices has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times during its first week of release. With an average rating of 4.5/5 stars on the App Store for iOS devices, as well as 4/5 stars on Google Play, WWE SuperCard has quickly cemented its position as the most...