Category - WWE

Top matches for the next NXT Takeover special in May

Kevin Owens

The top matches for the next NXT Takeover special on the WWE Network were revealed during last night’s set of NXT tapings held in Winter Park, Florida, at Full Sail University. The main event will be a rematch of the last Takeover event featuring Kevin Owens defending his NXT title against Sami Zayn. The NXT Women’s title will also be on the...

Dolph Ziggler follows Lana with a rant of his own

Dolph Ziggler

Lana was not the only one who decided to rant on a sensitive subject on Twitter today as Dolph Ziggler seemingly aired his frustration in WWE in one of his typical long messages. Saying he has the “boyz to make the noize,” the former World champion threw in a couple of shots at his Extreme Rules opponent Sheamus. “Overachievement &...

Daniel Bryan expected to be out for the next four weeks

Daniel Bryan

According to several sources, Daniel Bryan is expected to miss this Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view and will be out for an additional 3 to 4 weeks due to his injuries. The Intercontinental champion has not wrestled since the Smackdown tapings in London and even then he was very limited in his tag team match with John Cena to prevent further...

NXT brand going on tour in May and June

NXT

NXT is going on tour in May and June and apart from the usual Florida spots, the brand will now be going to Philadelphia, Albany, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Columbus. The bulk of the tour is in NXT’s home state of Florida with shows in Lakeland, Tampa, Cocoa Beach, Largo, Starke, Citrus Springs, and Venice. However five out-of-state...

Raw rating for 04/20/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw somewhat rebounded in the ratings this week, getting a total of 4,038,000 viewers for the three hour show, up 370,000 viewers from last week’s taped show from London. Hour one did 4,105,000, followed by 4,136,000 in the second hour, and then it dipped to 3,873,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Foley’s WWE Network comedy special adds more guests

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s Cheap Pops comedy show this Friday at Full Sail University will feature more guests other than the already announced JBL and Jim Ross. Other guests announced by Foley for the show include NXT’s Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Becky Lynch, former WWE Superstar Scotty 2 Hotty, and his daughter Noelle. The show will be taped by WWE and will...

Family in India blames WWE for teenage son’s death

WWE HQ

A family in Kolkata, India, is blaming WWE for the death of their son after the 14 year old was found dead with a rope tied around his neck. “He was watching the WWE and aping a karate move. He had climbed a chair and tied one end of the belt to the window. His mother had gone to the toilet at that time. When she came back, she saw him lying...

WWE 2K15 coming to PC with a Windows version

WWE 2K15

WWE 2K15 will be released for personal computers this Spring as 2K is prepping up a Windows version of the game, joining the Playstation and Xbox consoles. The PC version of WWE 2K15 will include most of what’s available in the consoles version, including MyCareer and 2K Showcase modes. In addition to the full game itself, PC gamers who pick up...

Intercontinental title match may not happen at Extreme Rules

Daniel Bryan

The Intercontinental title match at Extreme Rules featuring the champ Daniel Byran taking on Wade Barrett may not take place after all due to Daniel Byran’s ongoing health issues. During the rundown of matches on Raw last night, it was noted that the match will only take place “Daniel Bryan’s health permitting.” The announcers did not...

NXT to hold live event in Albany, New York, in May

NXT

After successful shows outside of Florida at the Arnold Classic and WrestleMania weekend, NXT is branching out again and this time Albany, New York, will get some NXT action in May. The historic Washington Avenue Armory will host NXT on Saturday, May 16 and the 1890-built arena will be configured to host in the range of 3,500 fans. This is not the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/20/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 20th, 2015 – “Extreme Notifications” Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Recap from last week’s events featuring Randy Orton and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, and Kane are shown. We go straight to the arena this time, with the steel cage being lowered to the...

WWE begins taking applications for new season of Tough Enough

Tough Enough

WWE has started accepting applications for the new season of Tough Enough which will return on USA Network on June 23. Applicants are encouraged to submit their own video and then share it on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, using the #ToughEnough hashtag. In the video, WWE is looking for your passion for WWE and it’s important to shoot the video...

Shawn Michaels declines farewell match at WrestleMania 32

Shawn Michaels

During the latest Jim Ross podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels revealed that WWE has tried to convince him to come out of retirement for next year’s WrestleMania in Dallas, Texas. The Heartbreak Kid said that the idea of a farewell match was brought up but Michaels said that he’s happily retired and he declined the offer. He retired...

Eddie Gilbert estate sues WWE over Network footage

WWE Network

TMZ is reporting that the father of Eddie Gilbert, Tommy, is suing WWE for using his son’s image and likeness on the WWE Network without paying any sort of royalties. The dad, who is in charge of Eddie Gilbert’s estate, is not suing to block the footage but to get compensated in return. According to docs … Eddie’s dad, Tommy...

JBL and Jim Ross to appear at Foley’s comedy show next week

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s comedy show at Full Sail University will have additional help as WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and color commentator John “Bradshaw” Layfield will be joining him for the stories. The show, titled Cheap Pops, will be held on April 24 and WWE cameras will be there to tape the special for the WWE Network. Jim Ross is also in...