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Mauro Ranallo calling the WrestleMania Kickoff show

Mauro Ranallo

Smackdown play-by-play commentator Mauro Ranallo will be calling the WrestleMania Kickoff show on the WWE Network and USA Network this coming Sunday. However he will only be calling three of the four matches on the Kickoff show, including Kalisto vs Ryback, 10-Diva tag team match, and The Usos vs Dudley Boyz. He will not be calling the Andre The...

Jericho vs Styles is final match announced for WrestleMania 32

AJ Styles

The final match added to the WrestleMania card is Chris Jericho vs AJ Styles, taking the total number of matches for the whole card to 11. The match had been teased for a few weeks now but was only made official yesterday. This will be the fourth televised match between Styles and Jericho, with Styles winning two and Jericho winning one. Jericho...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Clothes Quarters

Total Divas

E! airs episode 11 of season 5 of Total Divas tonight starting at 9PM EST, an episode titled Clothes Quarters. The synopsis for the show reads, “Brie’s stubbornness creates a roadblock for the Bella’s new lingerie line, Mandy is on a mission to reconnect her parents while on a joint family vacation with the Neidharts, and Nattie...

John Cena promoting WrestleMania on different TV shows today

John Cena

John Cena will be doing a few televised appearances today to promote WrestleMania, the first WrestleMania he will – supposedly – miss as a performer since his first one at WrestleMania 20. At 9AM EST he will be on NBC’s TODAY show, a show that he hosted several times in the past including yesterday. Before that he will be doing a...

SummerSlam 2016 pre-sale now on

SummerSlam

The SummerSlam pre-sale started yesterday after Raw went off the air and will end on Friday, April 1 at 10PM EST. Fans who are attending the show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn can go to Ticketmaster.com and use the code WWESUMMERSLAM to purchase tickets. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, April 2 at 10AM EST. Ticket prices...

Two more Mania matches bumped to the two hour Kickoff show

Ryback

Two more WrestleMania matches were bumped to the Kickoff show which means that a total of four matches will take place during the two hour event prior to WrestleMania. The United States title match between Kalisto and Ryback had to make way for other – seemingly more important – matters during the pay-per-view and it was bumped to the...

Fifth Diva on face team for WrestleMania match is Eva Marie

Eva Marie

The fifth Diva on the face team was revealed last night on Raw and despite being on the good girls team she got booed out of the building. The Diva ended up being Eva Marie, an individual who WWE fans hated from the very beginning for her lack of wrestling ability and WWE thought it was great to introduce her back on Raw in Brooklyn. As all the...

NXT visiting Midwest and Northwest for six shows in May

NXT

The next NXT road trip live events will occur in May with six shows in the Midwest and Northwest. The six cities NXT is visiting are Salina, Kansas on May 5, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 6, Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 7, Seattle, Washington, on May 12, Spokane, Washington on May 13, and Portland, Oregon on May 14. This will be the first time that NXT...

Raw in Brooklyn tonight to give one final push to WrestleMania

Raw

The final Raw before WrestleMania takes place tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, as WWE goes into overdrive to sell WrestleMania through the WWE Network. Scheduled for Raw tonight are all the big guns, including Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker, Triple H, Shane McMahon, and Vince McMahon. The match between Chris Jericho and AJ...

Snoop Dogg to join the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame

The latest e-mail blast from the WWE Network to subscribers revealed that the celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame will be Snoop Dogg. His image is among the other Hall of Fame inductees – Stan Hansen, Jacqueline, Sting, The Godfather, The Big Boss Man, and the Fabulous Freebirds. Snoop Dogg is a big WWE fan and even performed at...

ESPN exec explains the reasoning behind network covering WWE

Jonathan Coachman

In an article on Sports Illustrated, ESPN’s Senior Coordinating Producer of New & Next Group Glenn Jacobs explained why the sports network is now covering WWE every week and sending a team to Dallas for WrestleMania. Jacobs revealed that his staff researched what ESPN viewers were looking at on social media and found that a lot of them...

Triple H on the cover of April 2016 Muscle and Fitness magazine

Triple H

Triple H is gracing the cover of the April 2016 Muscle & Fitness magazine with a photo holding the WWE World Heavyweight title on his shoulder and the headline “WWE Executive & Heavyweight Champ Triple H – Strong at 46.” This is the third time that Triple H is on the cover having previously appeared on the June 2014 cover and on...

Second recipient of the Warrior Award will be Joan Lunden

Ultimate Warrior

WWE today announced that the second recipient of the Warrior Award is Joan Lunden and the award will be given to her during the Hall of Fame ceremony this Saturday. Lunden is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and breast cancer survivor. She is the TODAY show special correspondent. In June 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with...

Angelina Love no longer under TNA contract

Angelina Love

Angelina Love today today noted on her Twitter that she is no longer under contract with TNA as her deal expired while she was pregnant. Love gave birth to her first child, a boy, on March 17. Her husband and father of the child is TNA’s Davey Richards. She was written off TNA television back in the beginning of September due to her pregnancy...

Ethan Carter III pulls out from UK indy shows, issues statement

Ethan Carter 3

Former TNA champion Ethan Carter III had to cancel an appearance at a Preston City Wrestling Event, prompting the promotion’s owner to unload on TNA publicly for pulling Carter. Carter was splashed all over the advertising for the show and now the same advertising is running with a giant red X on his face. Now Carter issued a statement regarding...