Category - WWE

Cornette, Bischoff, and Hayes in new Table for 3 episode tomorrow

Tomorrow night following Monday Night Raw, WWE Network will air a brand new episode of Table for 3, featuring Eric Bischoff, Jim Cornette, and Michael PS Hayes. The much-anticipated episode, filmed over WrestleMania weekend in Orlando, will see Bischoff and Cornette sit down and talk for the first time in over 20 years. The two were big enemies in...

WWE issues statement after 2-year-old dies from wrestling moves

A 2-year-old toddler died from injuries after her mother’s boyfriend performed several wrestling moves on her, including a Batista Bomb. WWE issued a statement to distance themselves from the story after several news outlets picked it up. “We are deeply saddened by this tragic death and hope that the guilty parties are brought to justice...

Asuka surpasses Goldberg’s undefeated streak

NXT Women’s champion Asuka has officially passed Goldberg’s undefeated streak. The Japanese Superstar won the title at NXT Takeover: Dallas last year by defeating Bayley and has been champion ever since, defeating pretty much every woman on the NXT roster. Asuka, in a tweet wrote, “I respect Goldberg so much. He is amazing. I am honored to...

Matt Hardy loses round one in fight to trademark Broken gimmick

The United States Patent and Trademark Office handed Matt Hardy his first defeat in the fight to trademark the ‘Broken Matt Hardy’ term with the registration being refused because it identifies only the name of a particular character/personal name and it does not function as a service mark to identify and distinguish applicant’s services...

Smackdown rating for 05/23/2017

Smackdown did 2,328,000 viewers this week, up 153,000 viewers for the post-Backlash broadcast. Smackdown was #3 on the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demo and had very strong competition from the NBA Playoffs which did 7 million viewers on TNT. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Money In The Bank 2017 participants revealed on Smackdown

During last night’s Smackdown, the six participants who will take part of the Money In The Bank ladder match at the upcoming MITB pay-per-view were announced. These Superstars are former WWE champion AJ Styles, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, former World Heavyweight champion and MITB match winner Dolph Ziggler, former Universal champion and current...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 05/23/2017

Introduction: Video Promo and Welcoming Still-pictures recap Jinder Mahal’s WWE Championship win this past Sunday at Backlash. We go to the arena in Toledo, Ohio, where commentators Tom Phillips, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, and Byron Saxton greet us. A camera is outside, where police on motorcycles enter with sirens. An SUV is behind, and The...

Raw rating for 05/22/2017

Monday Night Raw broke the two-decade lowest rating this week with 2,615,000 viewers, down 136,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one did 2,661,000 viewers, followed by 2,759,000 in the second hour, and then down to 2,425,000 in the third and final hour. Raw was #3, #6, and #8 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. The...

Punjabi celebration for Jinder Mahal on Smackdown tonight

Live on Smackdown tonight, the new WWE champion Jinder Mahal will be throwing a Punjabi celebration, the second such celebration after The Great Khali threw a similar one when he won the World Heavyweight title in 2007. Also announced for Smackdown is a tag team match featuring Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair taking on Natalya and Carmella, the...

Women’s tournament on WWE Network renamed to Mae Young Classic

The 32-women tournament that will start this Summer on the WWE Network has been named the Mae Young Classic, honoring WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young who passed away in 2014 at the age of 90. The announcement was made by Triple H on Twitter. No wrestlers have been announced so far apart from the fact that the 32 participants will be coming from 17...

Stipulations added to two title matches at Extreme Rules

Stipulations were added to two title matches that will take place at the Raw brand Extreme Rules pay-per-view on June 4. The Cruiserweight title match between Neville and Austin Aries will now be a submission match. The two had a great match during the WrestleMania Kickoff show which Neville came out as the winner, retaining his title. Both Aries...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/22/2017

Hey everybody! It’s @TheMagnumDA with another edition of Monday Night Raw. Wanted to take a moment and let our English fans know that I’m thinking about them, in light of the most recent terrorist attack in Manchester. It’s terrible and senseless, especially in a setting of defenseless women and children. My thoughts are with...

Tickets for July WWE Performance Center All Access tour on sale

WWE is once again selling tickets to the popular Performance Center All Access event in Orlando, Florida. The behind-the-scenes tour of WWE’s state-of-the-art Performance Center will take place on Monday, July 24. All you need is $1,499 per person and with that price you will get a light breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars, Q&A and...

From zero to hero, your new WWE champion Jinder Mahal

The Times of India interviewed the new WWE champion Jinder Mahal after he won the title last night from Randy Orton at Backlash and he described May 21 as the best day of his life. Mahal, who is from Calgary but of Indian descent, now joins the very small list of Indian-origin World champions in WWE, second only to The Great Khali. “I feel...

Backlash 2017 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Backlash pay-per-view which took place from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Tye Dillinger defeated Aiden English in the Kickoff match; Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Dolph Ziggler; The Usos defeated Breezango to retain the Smackdown Tag Team titles; Sami Zayn defeated Baron Corbin; Natalya, Carmella...

Backlash 2017 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois, WWE presents Backlash on pay-per-view and WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Randy Orton vs Jinder Mahal for the WWE title; Kevin Owens vs AJ Styles for the United States title; The Usos vs Breezango for the Smackdown Tag Team titles; Shinsuke Nakamura vs Dolph Ziggler; Charlotte...

Betting odds so far for Backlash 2017

Jinder Mahal remains the favorite to win the WWE title tonight from Randy Orton at Backlash although the odds were slashed a bit from yesterday. He now stands at 2/5 to win while Orton is at 7/4 to retain. One thing to keep in mind is that odds are most likely to change throughout the day and even beyond bell time. If you are planning to drop some...