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NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks receive WWE title replica

WWE Title

It seems that WWE is still haunting CM Punk in one way as his beloved Chicago Blackhawks received a gift from the Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon following their Stanley Cup win. The NHL Blackhawks Twitter accounted posted a photo of four of their players posing with the Stanley Cup and other trophies as well as a WWE World Heavyweight title...

Details from Dusty Rhodes’ funeral service in Tampa, Florida

Dusty Rhodes

6 days after passing away at age 69, WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes was honored by his family, friends, and co-workers at a funeral service held at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Tampa, Florida. The Tampa Bay Tribune reported that two buses filled with NXT stars and those training at the Performance Center arrived at the funeral an hour...

Dusty Rhodes funeral service being held in Tampa, Florida today

Dusty Rhodes

The funeral service for Dusty Rhodes is being held today in Tampa, Florida, as family, friends, and colleagues all come together to say one final goodbye to the American Dream. A large contingent from WWE as well as NXT are present at the funeral service, held on one of the few days that WWE does not tour. The service kicks off at 4:30PM at St...

WWE shares trading highest since March

WWE HQ

BTIG Research, a global equity trading and fund services company which also does research and strategy today initiated coverage on WWE with a buy rating and a $25 price target. WWE shares hit the ground running when trading opened this morning, reaching a day high of $17.18. Eventually when the final bell rang it settled down at $16.42, a 3.86%...

WWE launches YouTube video game channel

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WWE yesterday announced the launch of UpUpDownDown, a new YouTube channel focusing on video gaming hosted by one third of The New Day and avid gamer, Xavier Woods. Woods will be joined by other YouTube celebs, WWE Superstars, and video game editors for daily programming to discuss everything in the world of gaming. “By leveraging WWE’s massive...

Raw rating for 06/15/2015

RAW

The post-Elimination Chamber Raw did an average of 4,113,666 viewers, up nearly half a million viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,095,000 viewers, followed by 4,249,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,997,000 in the third and final hour. The reveal of the number one contender, Brock Lesnar, did not spike the numbers in the...

Tough Enough special to air tonight on WWE Network

Tough Enough

Tonight on the WWE Network, WWE will present a one-hour special titled The Tough Enough Competition Special, chronicling the official tryouts of 40 finalists for WWE Tough Enough. It airs at 8PM EST and will be archived for on-demand viewing immediately afterward. The 40 were chosen from over 11,000 submissions and they went through a three-day...

Lesnar vs Rollins to headline Battleground 2015

Brock Lesnar

The main event for the Battleground pay-per-view was set last night on Monday Night Raw and WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins will be defending the gold against the returning Brock Lesnar! Lesnar came out during the final segment of the night after The Authority announced that Rollins’ opponent was chosen to be “best for business.”...

Kevin Owens powerbombs Machine Gun Kelly off the stage on Raw

Kevin Owens

WWE fan and rapper Machine Gun Kelly will think twice about coming back for another appearance following last night’s Monday Night Raw. The 25 year old from Cleveland performed one of his songs during the broadcast and after it was over, NXT champion Kevin Owens showed up and “thanked” him for the performance. Sort of. Owens came out and...

WWE 2K16 video game announced at E3

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2K announced the WWE 2K16 video game at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles earlier today and also revealed the first six Superstars and Divas who will appear in the game. 2K is promising that the game will have the largest in WWE video game history. The first six Superstars and Divas confirmed to appear in WWE 2K16 are Seth Rollins...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/15/2015

RAW

As I have done before, in paying my own respects to the late-great Dusty Rhodes, I will give my reflections on him, and not my usual title for Raw or “rumblings” on tonight’s show. Monday Night Raw TV Report for June 15th, 2015 Introduction Segment: In Memoriam Dusty Rhodes’ ten-bell salute and video tribute from Money In The Bank starts...

Brock Lesnar set for Raw return tonight

Brock Lesnar

Are you ready for the beast? What was scheduled for a return next week, the former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is already in Cleveland, Ohio, the site of tonight’s Monday Night Raw according to PWInsider.com. A few days ago the Wrestling Observer reported that Lesnar’s return is being bumped up by a week and now Lesnar is ready...

First match for Battleground 2015 announced

Bray Wyatt

The first match for the Battleground pay-per-view was announced last night during the Money In The Bank event and will feature Roman Reigns vs Bray Wyatt. Last night Wyatt caused Reigns the briefcase during the MITB ladder match after he showed up as Reigns was inches away from grabbing the briefcase. Wyatt took down Reigns and then delivered the...

NXT at the Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville, Kentucky

NXT

WWE’s NXT will be represented at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 3 and 4, 2015. The festival will play host to several in-ring matches featuring Finn Balor, Sasha Banks, Blake & Murphy, Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady, Becky Lynch, Bayley, Baron Corbin, Tyler Breeze, The Vaudevillains and more! In addition to...

WWE pays beautiful tribute to Dusty Rhodes

Dusty Rhodes

At the beginning of the Money in the Bank pay-per-view, WWE Superstars, Divas, referees, and other employees paid tribute to the American Dream Dusty Rhodes who sadly passed last week unexpectedly. The bell rang 10 times as everyone stood at the top of the aisle including WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and fans inside the arena kept total...

Money In The Bank 2015 pay-per-view results

MITB

Here are the results from last night’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view which took place from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. R-Truth defeated King Barrett in the Kickoff match; Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler, Neville, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Roman Reigns, and Randy Orton in the Money in the Bank ladder match to win the briefcase; Nikki...

Obituary for Dusty Rhodes published by Tampa Bay Tribune

Dusty Rhodes

The obituary for Dusty Rhodes was published by the Tampa Bay Tribune today, Sunday, June 14. Rhodes unexpectedly passed away earlier this week after spending a night in hospital. No cause of death has been released yet although his daughter-in-law Brandi – Cody’s wife – said in a post on Instagram that he passed away from natural...

Current betting odds for tonight’s Money In The Bank event

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns is the bookies favorite for tonight’s Money In The Bank contract ladder match with odds at 1/3. Interesting enough, Kofi Kingston of The New Day is second favorite at 9/2, then followed by Randy Orton at 7/1, Kane at 12/1, Neville at 16/1, Sheamus at 16/1, and Dolph Ziggler dead last at 20/1. In other matches, King Barrett, Ryback...

Money In The Bank 2015 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

MITB

Live tonight from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, WWE presents Money In The Bank on pay-per-view and WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Seth Rollins vs Dean Ambrose in a ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Dolph Ziggler vs Neville vs Roman Reigns vs Randy Orton vs Kofi Kingston vs Sheamus vs Kane in a MITB ladder match...

Video tour of the new Tough Enough living quarters

Tough Enough

Unlike previous years and other reality TV shows, the contestants on the new season of Tough Enough will not be living in a spectacular multi-million dollar mansion, but rather in a converted warehouse. As revealed by Triple H in a video tour, the 13 finalists of Tough Enough will have  “barracks” style living conditions, with bare minimums...