Category - WWE

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...

Bella Twins 9-page spread on Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

Bella Twins

The May/June edition of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine feature a nine-page spread on the Bella Twins – the WWE Divas champion Nikki and her sister Brie. The two are also on the cover of the magazine. Apart from the pictorial and training tips, the spread also features an interview with the Bellas where they discuss how they landed in the...

First European tour of 2015 wraps up

WWE logo

WWE wrapped up the long and exhausting European tour today with the final two shows in Zurich, Switzerland, and Nuremberg, Germany. This year’s tour took WWE Superstars and Divas to 11 different countries for 21 different shows all in a total of 11 days. Television tapings were also held overseas, this time in London, England. It was a...

Miz and Paige off WWE television to film new WWE Studios movie

WWE Studios

The reason WWE Diva Paige was taken out this past Monday on Raw in London was because she will be taking a few weeks off to film the WWE Studios movie Santa’s Little Helper. Paige won the battle royal to become the number one contender for the Divas title but Naomi then turned heel and destroyed her in front of the British crowd. WWE.COM then...

Bella Twins on the cover of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

Bella Twins

Dressed – and we use that term very lightly – in pink and black, Nikki and Brie Bella grace the cover of the May/June issue of Muscle & Fitness Hers Magazine which  hits newsstands on April 22. The sisters are looking mighty fine in skimpy gym wear and will be sharing their tag  team workout tips in the magazine which also...

2K releases WWE 2K simulation game for mobile devices

WWE 2K

2K today announced the first simulation-based WWE video game for mobile platforms, WWE 2K. The game is available now for download on iOS and Android devices for $7.99. WWE 2K offers authentic WWE gameplay in a mobile format through inspiration from several popular gameplay elements and modes from the WWE 2K flagship WWE video game franchise...

WWE wins two awards at Cynopsis Sports Media Awards

WWE logo

WWE has been named the winner of two awards at the fourth annual Cynopsis Sports Media Awards – WWE Network for Over-The-Top Content Service and the top social media award for Overall Social Media Excellence. WWE received the award for best Over-The-Top Content Service for WWE Network, beating the NFL, NHL, CBS Sports and PGA. Additionally...

Prank group behind Smackdown ring invasion stunt

Smackdown

The fans behind the Smackdown ring invasion in London, England, on Tuesday, are a group that work for TrollStation, an online hidden camera prank show on YouTube. “Our content is intentionally provocative and controversial with the aim to get reactions from the general public in the name of comedic Satire. Trollstation is a collective of social...

Daniel Bryan leaves European tour due to his injuries

Daniel Bryan

WWE Intercontinental champion Daniel Bryan has left the European tour which is in progress right because of his injuries, validating WWE’s point of not pushing Bryan to main event status since his return due to their uncertainty over the methods used to rehab his injuries. Bryan was at Smackdown this week in London but has now departed for the...

Raw rating for 04/13/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did an average of 3,666,000 viewers this week with the taped episode from London, down 298,000 from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,686,000 viewers, hour two went up to 3,786,000 viewers, and hour three had 3,786,000 viewers. Despite the low rating, Raw easily won the night on cable television last night with Family Guy coming...

Change coming to Divas title match at Extreme Rules

Paige

Not to piss off the British crowd, WWE had Paige win the Divas battle royal last night on Raw and become the number one contender for the Divas title but apparently the company has now decided to pull a bait and switch. Paige is listed as unable to wrestle until further notice after suffering from “internal injuries” during the attack by...

Jey Uso out for six months after shoulder surgery

The Usos

It’s bad news for the Usos, and even more bad news for Jey Uso, as WWE.COM has revealed that the former tag team title holder has undergone shoulder surgery to tighten his rotator cuff and shoulder capsule. Jey will be out for approximately six months and he has been off television since WrestleMania. He was injured before that but WWE decided...

Paige becomes number one contender for Divas title

Paige

Paige won the Divas battle royal on Monday Night Raw in London, England, to become the new number one contender for the Divas title. The young WWE Diva now faces Nikki Bella for the title at the upcoming Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Paige, Naomi, Cameron, and Alicia Fox were the final four Divas in the ring and then the faces eliminated the heels...