Category - WWE

Hideo Itami returns and attacks Riddick Moss

Hideo Itami made his return to NXT last night at a non-televised live event after being out of action since October of last year. Itami showed up after the Tino Sabbatelli vs Murphy match, and attacked Riddick Moss who was in Tino’s corner. He then delivered the GTS to Moss, who was the person who originally put him on the shelf last year. The...

Brie Bella reveals baby daughter’s name

Former WWE Superstar Brie Bella is gracing the cover of the April 2017 edition of Fit Pregnancy and revealed what name she and her husband chose for their baby daughter. The duo chose the not-so-common name of Birdy Joe after going through other choices like Branch, Brayden, Brynn, and Bridget. “Joe, her middle name, is after my grandfather...

Finn Balor returns to the ring after seven months out

Finn Balor returned to action last night at a non-televised live event in Buffalo, New York and was part of the six-man tag team main event match. Balor teamed up with Sami Zayn and Chris Jericho to take on Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe, and Triple H. The ending came when HHH took out Sami with the Pedigree, then Balor took out Triple H, Kevin Owens...

Chris Jericho off all shows in May due to Fozzy tour

Chris Jericho will be taking a few weeks time off from WWE after WrestleMania as he resumes touring with his band Fozzy. Jericho’s touring starts in the beginning of May and ends in mid June, with shows scattered around the United States as well as the Download Festival in the United Kingdom. Jericho is advertised up until the Payback...

Shane McMahon pulls in major salary in first year back in WWE

While Shane McMahon is not listed as involved in WWE from the corporate side of things, his salary for 2016 was also listed in the documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Shane, who returned last February, made a whooping $2.15 million in WWE, a sum listed as performance fees and royalties. That includes his...

Cena leaving again after WrestleMania to film Daddy’s Home 2

John Cena will be taking some time off from WWE following WrestleMania as Deadline.com is reporting that he will be shooting a new movie – Daddy’s Home 2 – along with Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, John Lithgow, Linda Cardellini, Owen Vaccaro and Scarlett Estevez. The former champ made a cameo appearance at the end of the...

WWE UK Championship Live shows announced for May

WWE will be holding two days of shows in the United Kingdom using their UK Championship Tournament and 205 Live roster titled United Kingdom Championship Live. The shows will be held on May 6 and 7 at Epic Studios in Norwich. Epic Studios is a television studio with three different-sized studios inside, with the bigger one holding up to 1,500...

Daniel Bryan throws a hint about his future during Talking Smack

During the latest Talking Smack episode on the WWE Network, The Miz and Daniel Bryan once again went at it, providing an entertaining segment that sometimes makes you wonder if they’re shooting for real. When Bryan zinged The Miz about his straight-to-DVD movies, Maryse asked the Smackdown GM how many movies he did, and Bryan said none, because...

Smackdown rating for 03/07/2017

Smackdown did a total of 2,738,000 viewers last night, an increase of 172,000 viewers from the previous show. It’s the third best number of 2017 so far. The show was #1 in the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Austin Aries returns to the ring on 205 Live

Austin Aries has moved from NXT and is now part of the 205 Live cruiserweight roster. The former TNA champion was injured at the end of October, suffering a large orbital fracture during a non-televised live event match against Shinsuke Nakamura. Aries needed titanium plates inserted to fix the damage, and has been on the sidelines ever...

Randy Orton advances to WrestleMania 33 main event

The number one contender spot for the WWE title has finally been settled…or so it seems after Randy Orton defeated AJ Styles last night on Smackdown. Orton last main evented WrestleMania three years ago when he wrestled Batista and Daniel Bryan in New Orleans. Prior to that, he main evented WrestleMania 25 with Triple H, so this will be his...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 03/07/2017

Tuesday Night Smackdown! Live Television Report for March 7, 2017 – “A Final Decision?” Introduction: Video Promo A recap of Randy Orton burning down WWE Champion Bray Wyatt’s compound from last week’s Smackdown! Live airs. Arena Promo Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan come to the ring to discuss the man who...

Raw rating for 03/07/2017

The post-Fastlane Raw last night drew a total of 3,216,000 viewers, up 124,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,318,000 viewers, then went up to 3,380,000 viewers for the second hour, before crashing down to 2,950,000    in the third and final hour. Between hour two and hour three, Raw lost a total of 430,000...

The Undertaker returns on Raw, chokeslams Roman Reigns

At this year’s Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns dumped The Undertaker out of the 30-man over-the-top rope match and Taker returned last night on Raw for some payback. When Braun Strowman called out Roman Reigns in the final segment of the show, The Undertaker’s theme song hit the speakers much to the surprise of fans in Chicago. Strowman eventually...

DirecTV not airing WrestleMania 33 on pay-per-view

For the third year in a row, one of the largest pay-per-view providers in the United States, DirecTV, is not offering WrestleMania 33 on traditional pay-per-view. DirecTV severed all ties with WWE in April 2014 following the introduction of the WWE Network. WrestleMania XXX from New Orleans was the last pay-per-view that DirecTV aired. The...

Raw Women’s and U.S. title matches set for WrestleMania 33

Two matches were made official for WrestleMania last night on Monday Night Raw, with the United States and Raw Women’s titles on the line. Former best friends Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens will fight each other for Jericho’s United States title. Jericho’s distraction at Fastlane caused Owens the Universal title against Goldberg so now KO...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/06/2017

Hey! It’s @TheMagnumDA here for another edition of the Raw report. Fast Lane was a pretty good show…my only complaint would be that there are some booking decisions that make me shake my head. But enough of that! We are LIVE in one of my favorite cities in America…Chicago, Illinois. Hello to my many friends there. Love you all...