Category - WWE

Two more matches set for Clash of Champions 2016

Clash of Champions

The Clash of Champions pay-per-view had two matches announced yesterday on Raw and a main event confirmed as a one-on-one match rather than a triple threat match. With Kevin Owens defeating Roman Reigns thanks to the interference from Rusev, the main event will now be Kevin Owens vs Seth Rollins for the WWE Universal title. Mick Foley promised...

WWE Nitro Sprints and Nitro Machines toys released

WWE logo

Playmates Toys announced the release of WWE Nitro Sprints and Nitro Machines, featuring John Cena, The Rock, Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker, and Dean Ambrose. The collection, featuring the five popular WWE Superstars, is available now exclusively at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide. WWE Nitro Sprints are mini, motorized figures that are stylized in...

VInce McMahon undergoes surgery

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon underwent surgery for an injury he suffered while doing training reports WWE.COM. Due to the surgery, McMahon did not attend Raw last night and won’t be at Smackdown tonight. The WWE.COM statement says that McMahon will be back in the office at WWE Headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut on Wednesday. While...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 09/12/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for September 12th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A recap of last week’s Raw, surrounding the Universal Championship picture with Champion Kevin Owens, Challenger Seth Rollins, General Manager Mick Foley, and Commissioner Shane McMahon is featured. The regular Raw video plays and we go to the...

Video of Bo Dallas’ arrest at DFW makes its way online

Bo Dallas

TMZ obtained the video of the arrest of Bo Dallas which was captured from a body camera of one of the two officers who responded to the call. Dallas was arrested at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport at the end of August after he was ejected from flight Envoy 3331 which was headed to Puebla, Mexico. The video shows the officers taking his bag which he...

WWE titles on Raw renamed but lineage remains

WWE Women's Title

WWE.COM is now referring to the WWE Tag Team and Women’s titles which are part of the Raw brand as the Raw Tag Team and Raw Women’s titles and no longer as the overall WWE titles. The change in name is to put the Smackdown titles on an equal level as their Raw counterparts. As far as the previous holders go, both the Tag Team and Women’s...

AJ Styles makes history with WWE World title win

AJ Styles

AJ Styles made history last night, winning the WWE World title and becoming the first person to hold the WWE, TNA, NWA, and IWGP Heavyweight titles during his wrestling career. Styles won the WWE title 9 months after arriving from New Japan Pro Wrestling. He debuted at the Royal Rumble just a few months after he and fellow Bullet Club members...

Backlash 2016 live PPV report

Backlash

Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Backlash. The show is taking place from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia and it’s the first Smackdown-only PPV after the draft. The show is only available on the WWE Network and is not aired on traditional pay-per-view. Backlash starts with a scrolling message on 9/11 reminding us that freedom is...

Randy Orton reportedly not cleared to compete tonight at Backlash

Randy Orton

PWInsider.com is reporting that Randy Orton will not be facing Bray Wyatt at tonight’s Backlash pay-per-view because he has not been cleared to compete by the WWE medical team after last month’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. What happens and how will WWE address the situation come PPV time remains yet to be seen but the Viper is in Virginia and...

WWE Superstars comment on CM Punk’s UFC debut

Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella, Natalya Neidhart, Darren Young, and Alberto Del Rio were some of his former wrestling colleagues that had words of encouragement for CM Punk after last night’s disastrous outing at UFC 203. “Don’t worry amigo @CMPunk it’s all good, you’ll be back stronger…” said the recently released Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio...

AJ Styles the bookies’ favorite to win the match against Ambrose

AJ Styles

AJ Styles is the heavy favorite to win his match tonight against Dean Ambrose at Backlash according to the bookies. Styles is at 1/14 to win while Ambrose is at a distant 7/1 to retain. The odds do not necessarily mean a title change but just a win, no matter how. A DQ win for Styles would obviously mean the title stays with Ambrose. Dolph Ziggler...

Backlash 2016 live on the WWE Network tonight

Backlash

Live tonight from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia, WWE presents Backlash live on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs AJ Styles for the WWE World title; The Miz vs Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Intercontinental title; Becky Lynch vs Alexa Bliss vs Naomi vs Nikki Bella vs Carmella vs Natalya in a six-pack...

Big Show breaks the ring ropes during match against Cena in Manila

Big Show

Both Big Show and John Cena avoided injury after the middle ring rope snapped during their match at the live WWE event in Manila today. The incident happened when Big Show was going for a second rope splash and as he was gaining momentum by jumping up and down on the middle rope, the two sides of the ropes snapped, sending Big Show flat on his ass...

WWE officially announces the release of Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio

WWE has officially announced the departure of Alberto Del Rio from the company effective today, September 9. The former WWE champion made his return to the WWE last year at Hell In A Cell as a surprise opponent for John Cena, defeating Cena and winning the United States title. Things didn’t go as planned though as after that night, Del Rio was...

Eva Marie lands role in upcoming Nicholas Cage movie

Eva Marie

The currently suspended Eva Marie has just got herself cast into a Nicholas Cage movie according to EW.COM. The movie is titled Inconceivable and has Cage and Faye Dunaway as the leading stars. Nicky Whelan and Eva Marie will also have roles in this Jonathan Baker’s film set from Chloe King’s screenplay. The movie will start shooting next...

Alberto Del Rio to hold press conference in Mexico City tomorrow

Alberto Del Rio

Former WWE Heavyweight and United States champion Alberto Del Rio will be holding a press conference tomorrow in Mexico City according to SuperLuchas.com. SuperLuchas.com says that Del Rio has invited a large contingent of Mexican media to attend this press conference and it is expected that Del Rio will announce his departure from WWE. The...

Smackdown rating for 09/06/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown suffered a huge drop in the ratings similar to Raw this week, with the show getting 2,454,000 viewers for the Backlash go-home episode. That is down 381,000 viewers from last week’s show. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE signs 7 Chinese individuals to developmental deals

WWE Performance Center

In conjunction with their Saturday live event in Shanghai, China, WWE announced that it has signed seven Chinese individuals to developmental deals. Six males and one female make up the list. Those signed are Big Boa (6’4”, 220lbs), a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and the 2016 Brazilian jiu-jitsu China Open Gi/No-Gi champion; Gu Guangming...

Scotty 2 Hotty joins WWE Performance Center as full-time coach

Scotty 2 Hotty

PWInsider.com is reporting that Scott Garland, better known to wrestling fans as Scotty 2 Hotty, has been hired as a full-time coach at the WWE Performance Center and will be training the up-and-coming WWE Superstars as well as helping out with NXT. Garland had a 10-year career with the WWE starting in 1997 and his career took off when he teamed...