Category - WWE

Vince to decide who will run Raw this Sunday at Payback

Vince McMahon

The individual who will be running Monday Night Raw will be decided this coming Sunday at the Payback pay-per-view with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon making a decision between his son Shane and his daughter Stephanie. The revelation came last night on Raw after Stephanie McMahon interrupted her brother’s opening segment, her first...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/25/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 25th, 2016 An “In Memoriam” graphic is shown, remembering Joanie Laurer, a.k.a. Chyna. Introduction Segment: Video Prom and Welcoming A recap of last week’s Raw with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns and A.J. Styles’ build-up to Payback airs. The regular Raw video plays, and the pyro goes off...

WWE announces VP and General Manager for Greater China

WWE HQ

WWE today announced the appointment of Jay Li as Vice President & General Manager, Greater China based in Shanghai. Li, a senior executive who has held multiple leadership positions in key industries in China and the U.S., will report directly to Ed Wells, WWE Executive Vice President, International. In this newly created role, Li will lead...

John Cena returning on Memorial Day Raw next month

John Cena

John Cena is ready to come back to Monday Night Raw and the man himself has announced that he will be making his return on the Memorial Day Raw at the end of next month. Cena underwent shoulder surgery in early January and was set to be out for the majority of the year. The former WWE champion however surprised everyone and made a cameo appearance...

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Camp WWE

Camp WWE

WWE has published a funny behind-the-scenes video of the making of Camp WWE, the WWE Network’s newest R-rated animated series spearheaded by Seth Green. The video shows Vince McMahon, Triple H, Ric Flair, Sgt. Slaughter, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, The Godfather, and others recording their voice-overs as the creators and producers laugh in the...

Two Brits advance to the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament

Zack Sabre Jr

It’s good news for Zack Sabre Jr. and Jack Gallagher as the two British indy stars have earned a spot in the upcoming WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament, winning their respective qualifying matches at a PROGRESS Wrestling show in London during the weekend. Sabre defeated Flash Morgan Webster while Gallagher defeated Pete Dunne. They each...

Jerry Lawler opening bar and grille on Beale Street in Memphis

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has announced the launch of his new venture, a bar on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Beale Street is the home of several restaurants and blues clubs and the street itself is a major tourist attraction with festivals and concerts being held there as well, similar to Bourbon Street in New...

WWE wraps up the 2016 WrestleMania Revenge Tour

WWE logo

WWE wrapped up the WrestleMania Revenge Tour in Europe yesterday with two final shows, one in Spain and one in Scotland. The first big Euro tour of the year saw the WWE Superstars and crew visit 8 countries including a quick trip to Dubai for two days, and a total of 17 shows were held in 10 days. This tour was hit with several problems with The...

John Cena cleared in lawsuit filed by construction worker

John Cena

A lawsuit filed against John Cena by a construction worker back in 2013 was finally dismissed by Judge Linda H. Babb in the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Pasco County, Florida. The case dates back to October 2013 when construction worker, Dale Ducharme, claimed that he fell off a scaffolding provided by Cena back in 2010 and the fall left him unable...

Smackdown! TV report for 04/21/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 21st, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Highlights of A.J. Styles’ and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns’ confrontation from Raw is shown, along with Luke Gallows’ and Karl Anderson’s attack on Reigns is shown first, then the regular Smackdown! video...

Finn Balor tells fans after NXT show “See you all on Monday!”

Finn Balor

Following last night’s NXT show in Lowell, Massachusetts, several fans waited for the NXT stars to board the bus which was waiting for them outside the venue ready to get them to the next stop. When now former Finn Balor came out, fans started chanting “Balor Club” and Balor acknowledged the fans and went in the bus…only to come back out...

Samoa Joe wins NXT title at non-televised live event

Samoa Joe

At yesterday’s non-televised live event in Lowell, Massachusetts, Samoa Joe defeated Finn Balor to capture the NXT title. It is very rare that a title change happens at a regular house show but it happened before, most notably when Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair for the then WWF title in the early 90s. Joe secured the pin after hitting the...

Kofi Kingston returns home from WWE European Tour

The New Day

The New Day will have to continue the current WWE European tour with two men as Kofi Kingston flew back home for a good reason. Kingston is about to become a father again and wrote on Twitter, “Flew home to witness the final stages of my procreational efforts! (Any day now.)” He was replying to a female fan who said she was gutted that he did...

WWE to report Q1 2016 financial results on May 10

WWE HQ

WWE will be reporting the first quarter 2016 results on May 10 before the opening of the market. WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon along with Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will be hosting a conference call beginning at 11AM ET to discuss these results. WWE already reported the WWE Network subscribers number the day after...

Triple H addresses Hall of Fame possibility for Chyna

Triple H

While doing the media rounds in the United Kingdom this morning, the press asked him about the passing of his former girlfriend Chyna and if she deserved a place in the WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H described her as an amazing talent and ground-breaking pioneer who was never afraid to blaze her own trail through life. “Brilliance sometimes, and...

WWE acknowledges Chyna’s death, Stephanie McMahon comments

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WWE has acknowledged the death of former WWE Superstar Chyna with a statement on WWE.COM and even a tweet from Stephanie McMahon. “WWE is saddened to learn of reports that Joanie Laurer, best known for competing in WWE as Chyna, has passed away,” the statement read. “A physically striking and talented performer, Chyna was a true...

Total Divas season 5 finale rating

Total Divas

The season 5 finale of Total Divas which was titled C’est La Diva Part 2 drew a total of 625,000 viewers, down 7,000 viewers from last week’s 632,000 number. This season of the show was the lowest of the whole series in terms of viewership with only an average of around 720,000 viewers per episode over 14 episodes. Despite a massive slump in...