Archive - 03/08/2017

Smackdown rating for 03/07/2017

Smackdown did a total of 2,738,000 viewers last night, an increase of 172,000 viewers from the previous show. It’s the third best number of 2017 so far. The show was #1 in the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Austin Aries returns to the ring on 205 Live

Austin Aries has moved from NXT and is now part of the 205 Live cruiserweight roster. The former TNA champion was injured at the end of October, suffering a large orbital fracture during a non-televised live event match against Shinsuke Nakamura. Aries needed titanium plates inserted to fix the damage, and has been on the sidelines ever...

TNA using ‘Make Impact Great’ slogan in social media campaigns

TNA, or should we say, Impact Wrestling, will be using a slogan made famous by Donald Trump to highlight the arrival of the new regime starting with tomorrow’s show. The company is using the hash tag #MakeImpactGreat in its social media campaigns, a take off of Donald Trump’s successful Make America Great Again slogan that catapulted him to...

Jerry Lawler spoken word tour in the UK canceled

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler was supposed to travel to the United Kingdom next week for five spoken word shows but all events have been canceled according to ticket processor Ticketline. W-O reader Liam Johnson sent in word that an e-mail was sent out to all ticket holders with the text, “Due to circumstances beyond both Eros...

Randy Orton advances to WrestleMania 33 main event

The number one contender spot for the WWE title has finally been settled…or so it seems after Randy Orton defeated AJ Styles last night on Smackdown. Orton last main evented WrestleMania three years ago when he wrestled Batista and Daniel Bryan in New Orleans. Prior to that, he main evented WrestleMania 25 with Triple H, so this will be his...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 03/07/2017

Tuesday Night Smackdown! Live Television Report for March 7, 2017 – “A Final Decision?” Introduction: Video Promo A recap of Randy Orton burning down WWE Champion Bray Wyatt’s compound from last week’s Smackdown! Live airs. Arena Promo Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan come to the ring to discuss the man who...