Category - WWE

Women’s tournament on WWE Network renamed to Mae Young Classic

The 32-women tournament that will start this Summer on the WWE Network has been named the Mae Young Classic, honoring WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young who passed away in 2014 at the age of 90. The announcement was made by Triple H on Twitter. No wrestlers have been announced so far apart from the fact that the 32 participants will be coming from 17...

Stipulations added to two title matches at Extreme Rules

Stipulations were added to two title matches that will take place at the Raw brand Extreme Rules pay-per-view on June 4. The Cruiserweight title match between Neville and Austin Aries will now be a submission match. The two had a great match during the WrestleMania Kickoff show which Neville came out as the winner, retaining his title. Both Aries...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/22/2017

Hey everybody! It’s @TheMagnumDA with another edition of Monday Night Raw. Wanted to take a moment and let our English fans know that I’m thinking about them, in light of the most recent terrorist attack in Manchester. It’s terrible and senseless, especially in a setting of defenseless women and children. My thoughts are with...

Tickets for July WWE Performance Center All Access tour on sale

WWE is once again selling tickets to the popular Performance Center All Access event in Orlando, Florida. The behind-the-scenes tour of WWE’s state-of-the-art Performance Center will take place on Monday, July 24. All you need is $1,499 per person and with that price you will get a light breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars, Q&A and...

From zero to hero, your new WWE champion Jinder Mahal

The Times of India interviewed the new WWE champion Jinder Mahal after he won the title last night from Randy Orton at Backlash and he described May 21 as the best day of his life. Mahal, who is from Calgary but of Indian descent, now joins the very small list of Indian-origin World champions in WWE, second only to The Great Khali. “I feel...

Backlash 2017 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Backlash pay-per-view which took place from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Tye Dillinger defeated Aiden English in the Kickoff match; Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Dolph Ziggler; The Usos defeated Breezango to retain the Smackdown Tag Team titles; Sami Zayn defeated Baron Corbin; Natalya, Carmella...

Backlash 2017 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois, WWE presents Backlash on pay-per-view and WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Randy Orton vs Jinder Mahal for the WWE title; Kevin Owens vs AJ Styles for the United States title; The Usos vs Breezango for the Smackdown Tag Team titles; Shinsuke Nakamura vs Dolph Ziggler; Charlotte...

Betting odds so far for Backlash 2017

Jinder Mahal remains the favorite to win the WWE title tonight from Randy Orton at Backlash although the odds were slashed a bit from yesterday. He now stands at 2/5 to win while Orton is at 7/4 to retain. One thing to keep in mind is that odds are most likely to change throughout the day and even beyond bell time. If you are planning to drop some...

Pete Dunne is the new WWE United Kingdom champion

There is a new WWE United Kingdom champion and his name is Pete Dunne. Having failed to get the title in the final of the WWE UK Championship tournament, Dunne did not disappoint this time, and the heel known as the “Bruiserweight” lived up to his hype after defeating the champion Tyler Bate with his finishing move The Bitter End in an...

Tommaso Ciampa turns on Johnny Gargano at NXT Takeover

The tag team of #DIY is no longer as after last night’s NXT Takeover: Chicago, Tommaso Ciampa absolutely destroyed his former tag team partner Johnny Gargano, viciously attacking him on the stage as soon as the trademark caption came up and the show was going off the air. #DIY had just lost the tag team ladder match against the Authors of Pain...

NXT Takeover: Chicago report

After a few weeks of good NXT shows, we’re back for another Takeover, this time from Chicago as Hideo Itami looks to dethrone Bobby Roode, whilst Tyler Bate and Pete Dunne collide for the UK Championship. That’s always going to be weird for me. A week ago, Bate and Dunne appeared for ATTACK! in Cheltenham, England… and here they are in...

NXT Takeover: Chicago live on WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois WWE presents NXT Takeover: Chicago exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Bobby Roode vs Hideo Itami for the NXT title; Asuka vs Ruby Riot vs Nikki Cross in a triple threat for the NXT Women’s title; The Authors of Pain vs #DIY in a ladder match for the NXT Tag Team...

Tommaso Ciampa suffers ankle injury at NXT non-televised event

Tommaso Ciampa, one half of #DIY, suffered an ankle injury last night during a non-televised live event, an injury which could pose problems for tomorrow’s NXT Takeover: Chicago and the planned match involving #DIY and the Authors of Pain. The match, which involved #DIY taking on Sanity, was stopped after a few minutes and Ciampa was carried to...

WWE UK Championship Live special on the WWE Network today

The WWE United Kingdom Championship Live special will be airing on the WWE Network today with a start time geared towards the UK audience. The show, taped in the first weekend of May at Epic Studios in Norwich, will kick off on the Network at 8PM GMT, which is 3PM EST. A repeat of the show will air at 8PM EST, which was the original show time when...

John Cena to participate in three Q&A shows in Australia in July

Australia-based Fast Track Events is promoting an evening with John Cena, followed by a Q&A with the man himself for this July in three different cities. Titled “An Evening with John Cena: The Untold Story, In His Own Words,” and hosted by Karl Stefanovic, this tour will take Cena to the Gold Coast on Friday, July 7, Melbourne on Saturday...

Smackdown rating for 05/16/2017

Smackdown this week drew 2,175,000 viewers, down 173,000 viewers from last week’s show. That is the lowest number since the November 8, 2016 episode which went head-to-head with election results. Smackdown was #4 on the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demo. The NBA Playoffs did the most damage with 5.7 million viewers. (Ratings credit:...