Category - WWE

WWE draws mixed criticism for “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka tribute

The WWE-produced Jimmy Snuka tribute video on Raw drew mixed criticism from the Internet wrestling community, some praising it, and some coming down hard on WWE for making a tribute to an alleged murderer. The murder charges against Snuka, which were dropped earlier this month after he was deemed unfit to stand trial, pretty much dominated...

Tajiri and Darren Young sidelined with injuries

Injuries have sidelined two WWE Superstars – Tajiri and Darren Young – for an undetermined amount of time as both of them suffered problems while performing in the ring. Darren Young was injured yesterday while taping a match against Epico for Main Event. The match was stopped by a WWE doctor at ringside after Young suffered a bad bump...

“Huge announcement” to kick off Smackdown Live tonight

Smackdown will kick off tonight with an announcement by Commissioner Shane McMahon, which WWE.COM dubbed as “huge” and “very big news.” No details were given about what this announcement might be about. The only match announced for tonight’s live broadcast in the steel cage match for the Smackdown Women’s title at Alexa Bliss defends...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/16/2017

Hello! Welcome to the Raw Report. I’m @TheMagnumDA.  Tonight’s show opens with a dedication to “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka, followed by a touching opening video for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We are LIVE in Little Rock, Arkansas. I love southern crowds…the people are typically vocal and exuberant. Roman Reigns comes out...

Kurt Angle only notified about HOF news on Monday afternoon

Kurt Angle told ESPN.COM that he only found out that he was selected to headline the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame on Monday afternoon, just mere hours before the news made headlines on wrestling websites and ESPN.COM, who were given the exclusive. The former WWE and TNA champion said he was shocked as he has been out of WWE for so long and he...

Kurt Angle to headline the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

The WWE Hall of Fame will finally get its own Olympic gold medalist as WWE announced yesterday night that Kurt Angle will be the headliner for the class of 2017. “Kurt Angle’s accomplishments both in the Olympics and WWE were extraordinary,” said WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative Paul Levesque. “He was...

Tyler Bate becomes the first-ever WWE United Kingdom champion

History was made today as 19-year-old Tyler Bate was crowned the first-ever WWE United Kingdom champion, winning a 16-man, two-day tournament held at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool, England. Bate, who wrestled for Preston City Wrestling and even Chikara Pro, defeated Pete Dunne in the final with his Tyler Driver 97 finisher, a sitout double...

WWE acknowledges Snuka’s death, refers to him as Hall of Famer

WWE has acknowledged the passing of “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka, the first time that Snuka has been mentioned since he was removed from the WWE Hall of Fame after he was charged with murder in 2015. “WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has passed away,” the statement said. “Snuka is regarded by many as...

New NXT host Vic Joseph formerly of House of Hardcore debuts

There’s a new host at NXT non-televised live events and his name is Vic Travagliante, who now goes by the name of Vic Joseph. The Independence, Ohio native has been working as a part-time on-air talent for Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan (WKRK) and also was the voice of Tommy Dreamer’s promotion House of Hardcore. Travagliante also had stints with...

Night two of the WWE UK Championship tournament continues tonight

The first-round matches of the WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament were held yesterday in front of a lively crowd at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool. The eight man who advanced to the second round are Trent Seven, Jordan Devlin, Sam Gradwell, Pete Dunne, Wolfgang, Joseph Conners, Mark Andrews, and Tyler Bate. The remaining rounds in the...

Brock Lesnar on almost every Raw till WrestleMania 33

Brock Lesnar is getting busy over the next several weeks as he will be appearing pretty much at every Monday Night Raw from now onward. Lesnar will be at Raw this coming Monday from North Little Rock, and then on January 23 in Cleveland which also has an appearance from Goldberg, and the night after the Royal Rumble on January 30 from Laredo. In...

4 big WWE shows for free on WWE Network for new subs joining today

If you have not subscribed to the WWE Network before, today, January 14 would be a good day to trigger your free month as you will get four free shows within a 30 day period. The action starts tonight with the launch of the WWE United Kingdom tournament live from Blackpool, England. The tournament continues tomorrow, January 15, and a winner will...

Vince McMahon speaks about his love and passion for WWE

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon told The Times-Picayune that he has no plans to vanish from the business he loves simply because he doesn’t consider WWE “work.” “No. No, never. This is not work for me. I never go to work. Ever. Every aspect of the business, whether it’s working with the talent or the writing staff, even on...

Total Divas S6 E8 episode recap: Pain in the Neck

In this episode of Total Divas, the drama continues for the Divas and their significant others. Renée Young is upset because in the beginning episode, she reveals that she and her boyfriend, WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose, were supposed to go on a trip with fellow WWE Superstars Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella, but Dean doesn’t want to go because...

Triple H comments on Kenny Omega and bringing talent to WWE

ESPN.COM is reporting that during a telephone conference call with the press, Triple H said that the company is interested in bringing Kenny Omega to WWE and any other talent who’s good. “As far as Kenny Omega goes, I’m just interested in talent, period,” he told ESPN. He added that any talent who wants to perform on the largest platform...