Category - WWE

Vince McMahon not excluding future WrestleMania in Chicago

Vince Mcmahon

In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon said that Chicago might see a WrestleMania in the future. When asked why Chicago hasn’t gotten a WrestleMania lately, McMahon didn’t give a specific answer, but he didn’t shut down the door for a return. “I wouldn’t say Chicago is out of the running,” said...

Tommy Dreamer turns up to face Corbin at NXT in Philly

Tommy Dreamer

The ECW Original mystery opponent for Baron Corbin at last night’s NXT event in Philadelphia ended up being Mr ECW himself, Tommy Dreamer. Dreamer was “recruited” by Joey Styles after Corbin issued an open challenge to any ECW Original to fight him yesterday after the first NXT event in Philly on Thursday. He beat Rhyno on the first show...

Divas headline non-televised NXT live event in Philadelphia

Sasha Banks

The NXT non-televised live event yesterday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a special one for two particular NXT stars as for the first time it was two Divas who headlined the show. While the NXT champion Kevin Owens was in attendance and wrestled, his match did not close the show, but Sasha Banks and Charlotte did. The two Divas stole the show...

Dolph Ziggler gets on stage with Britney Spears in Las Vegas

Dolph Ziggler

Former World Heavyweight champion Dolph Ziggler went from performing in the ring to performing on stage with none other than Britney Spears during his visit at Las Vegas. Ziggler is a big fan of Spears, who performs at the Planet Hollywood hotel and casino, and recently the hotel asked Ziggler if he would like to be brought on stage according to a...

Ryback vs Bray Wyatt added to Payback 2015

Ryback

Another match has been added to the Payback pay-per-view card, its sixth for the PPV portion and seventh overall including the Kickoff match. The latest match added is Ryback taking on Bray Wyatt. The match was announced on WWE.COM. Out of the six other matches on the PPV card, three of them are title matches including those for the WWE World...

Apple TV in the UK and Ireland gets the WWE Network app

WWE Network

Fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland who subscribe to the WWE Network can now watch the over-the-top streaming service on Apple TV. The WWE Network app was made available in the UK and Ireland today along with other apps across the world. While the Network has been operating in the UK and Ireland since January, the service was not available on...

Raw rating for 05/11/2015

RAW

This week’s Monday Night Raw did a total average of 3,687,000 viewers, up just over 100,000 viewers from last week’s show which had one of the lowest numbers since 1997. Hour one did 3,824,000 viewers, hour two did 3,853,000, and then hour three crashed down to 3,385,000 viewers, a drop of almost half a million viewers. (Ratings credit:...

Kickoff match announced for Payback pay-per-view

The Ascension

The Kickoff match for the Payback pay-per-view this coming Sunday will be a tag team match and it will air on the WWE Network, WWE.COM, YouTube, Facebook, and other WWE social media properties. The match will feature Konnor and Viktor of The Ascension taking on Macho Mandow and Curtis Axel, the 2015 version of the Mega Powers! The tag team of...

John Cena and others possibly pulling double duty on May 31

John Cena

On the day WWE will be presenting the Elimination Chamber WWE Network special on May 31, the company will be running another show in Greenville, South Carolina, starting at 1PM. Advertised for that show are John Cena, Rusev, King Barrett, the Tag Team champions The New Day, Cesaro and Tyson Kidd, and others. Considering that Cena is advertised for...

Daniel Bryan vacates Intercontinental title due to injury

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan appeared on Monday Night Raw yesterday and vacated the Intercontinental title due to his injuries. This is the second title that Bryan vacated in a span of a year after last year he won the WWE World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania and relinquished it in July. Bryan said that he underwent an MRI last week and doctors don’t...

Elimination Chamber coming back for Network special on May 31

Elimination Chamber

WWE announced that the Elimination Chamber will be returning as a special WWE Network broadcast, held on Sunday, May 31, in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the American Bank Center. This was supposed to be a regular non-televised live event headlined by Seth Rollins vs Ryback for the WWE World Heavyweight title but the decision was made to switch it to...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/11/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw TV Report for May 11th, 2015 – “Pondering Payback?” Introduction Segment: Backstage and Welcoming A limousine pulls up to the garage area and the mystery person is the returning COO, Triple H! The regular Raw video plays and “The Game” starts off the show. Michael Cole, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, and Booker T. greet...

Raw to go head to head with the Grammy Awards in 2016

RAW

Monday Night Raw will get a massive opponent next year although this time it will be just for one show. CBS today announced during its Upfronts presentation that the 58th Annual Grammy Awards will be moved from Sunday to Monday, airing on February 15, 2016. The most recent Grammy Awards, held on February 8 of this year, drew 27 million viewers so...