Archive - July 2017

Chris Jericho involved in altercation with fan in New York City

Chris Jericho was involved in a small altercation with a fan in New York City on Friday night after a tribute show for musician David Z outside Irving Plaza according to TMZ. Unfortunately for Jericho, the whole incident was caught on camera and footage made its way online. After the show was over and Jericho was outside, a bunch of fans mobbed...

Big triple threat main event on Raw tonight

Monday Night Raw will be headlined by a huge triple threat main event match tonight featuring Brock Lesnar’s challengers at SummerSlam: Samoa Joe, Roman Reigns, and Braun Strowman. Speaking of Brock Lesnar, the WWE Universal champion is being advertised locally although there’s no hint of his name on the WWE.COM website. It might mean either a...

John Cena joins cast of Transformers spinoff movie Bumblebee

Hollywood came knocking on John Cena’s door once again as the Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive story reporting that the former WWE champion has joined the cast of the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee. Cena will be in one of the leading roles in the movie, which has Hailee Steinfeld in the main role along with Jorge Lendeborg, Jason Drucker...

Smackdown brand gets the 2017 Hell In A Cell PPV

The Hell In A Cell pay-per-view will be a Smackdown-brand show and will take place on October 8 in Detroit, Michigan at the Little Caesar’s Arena. Tickets are priced $30, $55, $70, $85, $105, $155, $355 and $505 and go on sale to the general public on August 4 at 10AM. A pre-sale is currently being held using the code WWEPRE on...

T & D’s Indy Top 5 for July 2017

What a month for the independent wrestling circuit on Floslam! The independents continue to impress with spectacular matches and show performances all around. With the Mae Young Classic Tournament taking place on the WWE Network beginning August 28th, it seems like the independent wrestling circuit is trying to compete by offering its own...

Asuka becomes 8th longest reigning champion

NXT Women’s champion Asuka surpassed The New Day’s title reign this weekend is now at 485 days straight as a champion, becoming the 8th longest champion in WWE history. Asuka won the NXT title at NXT Takeover: Dallas during the WrestleMania 32 weekend, defeating Bayley. Since that day, no one has managed to defeat the Empress of Tomorrow and...

New UFC champ Cris Cyborg continues push for SummerSlam

Jon Jones was not the only UFC fighter to challenge a WWE Superstar following UFC 214 as the new UFC Women’s Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg continued her quest to appear at SummerSlam. On Twitter after her fight, Cyborg sent a message to Triple H. “I won my #UFC214 fight @TripleH now I want @BeckyLynchWWE in the @WWE at #SummerSlam,” she...

Brock Lesnar responds to Jon Jones’ challenge

Brock Lesnar did not waste time in responding to Jon Jones after the new UFC Light Heavyweight champion challenged him to a fight. Jones, who now holds a record of 23-1, has said that he will deal with Lesnar after he deals with Daniel Cormier. Not a lot of minutes passed before Jones threw down the gauntlet. And Lesnar was quick to respond. “Be...

Jon Jones challenges Brock Lesnar after UFC 214 win

After defeating Daniel Cormier and regaining the UFC Light Heavyweight title, Jon Jones challenged Brock Lesnar in his post-fight interview inside the Octagon. “Brock Lesnar. If you wanna know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by a guy who weighs 40 pounds less than you, meet me in the Octagon,” Jones said. When Jones mentioned...

Last WWE show ever at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit tonight

The final WWE show ever at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, takes place tonight with the Smackdown brand getting the honors and assisted from two of Raw’s biggest stars. In March of this year, WWE held its last television show, Monday Night Raw, at the same arena and tonight the ring will be assembled for the last time before the...

EVP and Head of International Ed Wells departs WWE

It is being reported that Ed Wells, WWE’s Executive Vice President and Head of International, has left the company after nearly a decade. Wells started in 2008 as a VP and GM of WWE Japan and then was given the same position, but overseeing all of Asia a year later. In 2011 he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Managing Director of WWE...

GFW cancels non-televised live event in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Global Force Wrestling has canceled one of the three non-televised live events which was scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 6 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In a statement, GFW said that the show has been cancelled due to “unforeseen circumstances and logistical challenges.” It was set to take place at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, a a...