Category - WWE

Smackdown! Live TV report for 04/04/2017

WrestleMania has come and gone and now we start again in WWE. We have new champions (one I’m okay with and one I’m not); a “redemption” of sorts; and potentially the biggest departure (on their own) in the company ever (Shawn Michaels would be the other). I’m sure if you’re reading this, you know what I’m writing about above by now...

Raw rating for 04/03/2017

The Raw after WrestleMania pulled 3,767,000 viewers, up 475,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,826,000 viewers, followed by 3,893,000 viewers in the second hour, and then down to 3,583,000 for the third and final hour. This was the highest rated Raw of 2017 so far but fell compared to what the same show did last year after...

NXT Takeover: Chicago set for May 20

On May 20, NXT Takeover returns for another installment, this time in the city of Chicago on the same weekend as the Smackdown-only Backlash pay-per-view. Tickets for this show, which will take place at the Allstate Arena, go on sale this Saturday at 10AM CT with an Internet pre-sale starting tomorrow at 10AM CT. The build-up for NXT Takeover:...

Roman Reigns talks about hostile reception at Monday Night Raw

There was no denying that last night’s crowd at Raw gave Roman Reigns one hell of a whooping! Judging from what went down, there was no single Roman Reigns fan at Raw in Orlando and they were quite vocal about it too. From “Delete” to “Go away” to “F*ck you Roman” and every other chant in between, over 15,000 WWE fans did not want...

Monday Night RAW TV Report for 04/03/2017

Howdy folks! This is @TheMagnumDA with tonight’s RAW Report. As many of you already know, tonight’s episode is typically considered the wildest RAW of the year. The fans are smart, tough, and relentless if they don’t like you. If they love you? You’re in good shape. Let’s see what crazy shit unfolds this year! We...

Goldberg says goodbye after Raw goes off the air

After Raw went of the air, Bill Goldberg came out to address the fans in a segment that aired in full on the WWE Network. Goldberg said that this was not part of the show and was speaking from the heart but wanted to tell the whole story of how his return came about. Some fans were being disrespectful chanting “What?” and Goldberg quickly...

Kurt Angle named new Raw General Manager

Kurt Angle was announced as the new General Manager of Monday Night Raw by Vince McMahon and the crowd welcomed the new sheriff in town with open arms and “you suck” chants. Before Angle came out, there was a tease as Vince said that this new GM has just been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame…and out came Teddy Long. The crowd first booed...

Vince McMahon announces Superstar Shake-up for next week’s Raw

WWE will be shaking things up next week as WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon announced on Raw that Superstars will be moving around brands, falling short of calling it another draft. The company is referring to it as Superstar Shake-up and it will happen on next week’s Monday Night Raw. The draft was held this past July so WWE is looking to...

WWE announces 1.95 million subscribers to the WWE Network

In a conference call today, WWE Chief Strategy & Financial Officer, George Barrios, and WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer, Michelle D. Wilson, announced that the WWE Network now has a total of 1.95 million subscribers, falling short of the 2 million target that many expected. This is a 7% increase over the day after WrestleMania last...

Jim Ross signs new two-year deal with WWE

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed to FOX Sports that he has signed a new two-year deal with WWE, a deal that was signed on Friday. Ross said that discussions began months ago and his deal includes a specific number of dates that he has to work. “I got my jersey back. I got brought back to my home team, and my opportunities back in WWE, I’m...

WrestleMania ends up being The Undertaker’s last ride

In a symbolic show of retirement, The Undertaker left the Camping World Stadium like Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator character did in the second movie: fist up and lowered into the bottom of the ramp. The Undertaker suffered his second WrestleMania loss last night against Roman Reigns following four spears, and as old school tradition goes...

Matt and Jeff Hardy return at WrestleMania 33

WWE fans were given a wonderful and delightful surprise yesterday as the Raw Tag Team titles ladder match was turned into a fatal four-way instead of a triple threat, and the hosts, The New Day, introduced The Hardy Boys as the fourth team in the match. The New Day teased that it was going to be them but then the Team Extreme song kicked in and...

WrestleMania 33 pay-per-view report

It’s that time of year again – our live coverage of WrestleMania as wrestling seems to be giving way to the Ultimate Thrill Ride! Our live coverage will start once the pre-show matches commence – the pre-show starts at 5pm ET on the WWE Network (and many other places, including YouTube), whilst WrestleMania proper will kick-off at...

WrestleMania 33 live on PPV and WWE Network tonight

Live from the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, WWE presents its biggest pay-per-view of the year, WrestleMania! The full card is as follows: Bray Wyatt vs Randy Orton for the WWE title; Goldberg vs Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal title; The Undertaker vs Roman Reigns; John Cena and Nikki Bella vs The Miz and Maryse; Seth Rollins vs...

Two-hour Mania Kickoff show starts at 5PM ET

The WrestleMania Kickoff show will be a two-hour affair live from the Camping World Stadium and airing on the WWE Network, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, WWE.COM, and every social media account that WWE uses. The second hour of the Kickoff show will also air on USA Network. The Kickoff starts at 5PM ET. The show will be anchored by Renee Young and...

Will The Rock show up at WrestleMania 33?

One person who has been really quiet about WrestleMania this year is former WWE champion The Rock. Whereas in previous years it was rumored that he would be appearing or even he announces his participation beforehand, there was no mention of him whatsoever in the lead up to WrestleMania 33. You would have to go back to WrestleMania 26 for a...

NXT graduates dominate WrestleMania 33 card

17 WWE Superstars on the card tonight for WrestleMania have all graduated from NXT over the past several years, an impressive number that is even more impressive when adding participants from the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal, a number that shoots up to nearly 30. Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Alexa Bliss, and Bayley are all champions walking...

Updated list of entrants for the Andre Memorial Battle Royal

WWE.COM now lists 25 Superstars so far as entering the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal, down from the list of 31 which was published already. Notable misses are Titus O’Neil, Sin Cara, Kalisto, The Vaudevillains, and The Ascension.      The full updated list in alphabetical order of those participating so far is: Apollo...