Archive - 04/06/2017

WrestleMania 33 grosses $14.5 million in gate money

WWE today announced that WrestleMania 33 grossed $14.5 million in gate money, the highest-grossing event in the stadium’s history. WrestleMania 32 last year did over $17 million in gate money, but that had way more fans than this year. WrestleMania 33 was also the most social event in WWE history, according to Nielsen Social, with 5.19 million...

SEGA to develop mobile game for WWE

SEGA announced today a partnership with WWE to publish a new free-to-play idle mobile game called WWE Tap Mania. The game is being developed by The Tap Lab, based in Cambridge, MA, and is projected for launch later this year. “At SEGA, we like to find new ways to bring brands and experiences to a wide mobile gaming audience,” said Naoki...

Netflix publishes photos from upcoming GLOW wrestling series

Streaming giant Netflix has published the first set of photos of the upcoming wrestling-based series GLOW, giving fans an exclusive peak at the cast of the show, inspired by the 80s television show of the same name. GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for...

Eva Marie apparently gone from WWE

In an article on the Fitness Magazine website, Eva Marie is described as former WWE Diva, adding to the rumors that the “All Red Everything” star has indeed left WWE for good. Eva Marie is referred to as “the first female WWE star to cross over into film full-time,” mentioning she will be appearing in the upcoming movie Inconceivable...

NXT television tapings wrap up busy WWE week in Orlando

The NXT television tapings last night at Full Sail University wrapped up a busy week for WWE in Orlando with countless media appearances, community work, and five other sold out shows at the Amway Center and Camping World Stadium. Full Sail was sold out as well for the NXT tapings which saw the return in action of Drew McIntyre as well as a...

WWE allows Hardys to honor remaining indie bookings

Although Matt and Jeff Hardy are now working full time for WWE, they have four other independent bookings that Matt said they will honor thanks to WWE. “WWE is graciously allowing us to fulfill our previously booked dates,” Matt wrote on Twitter, listing the April 8 show for International Wrestling Cartel, April 21 and 22 for House of...