Category - WWE

WWE Superstars in Brooklyn for SummerSlam weekend

SummerSlam week has turned into somewhat of a mini-WrestleMania week, with several activities held in the area leading up to the big pay-per-view event. All WWE Superstars are in Brooklyn already, most of who will be participating in community-related events such as the Be A STAR campaign, meet and greets with fans at different stores, and other...

Smackdown rating for 08/15/2017

This week’s Smackdown, the final WWE broadcast before SummerSlam, did 2,530,000 viewers, down 54,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Smackdown was #4 overall in viewership and #1 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE adds another TV broadcaster in Australia

WWE and the Nine Network announced an agreement to broadcast weekly one-hour versions of Raw and Smackdown in Australia on Nine Network channel 9Go!. Starting this week, 9Go! will televise a one-hour edition of Raw on Thursdays at 11PM and a one-hour edition of Smackdown on Fridays immediately following the conclusion of 9Go!’s Friday Night...

First wave of Superstars announced for the WWE 2K18 video game

The first 47 WWE Superstars who will be part of the WWE 2K18 video game were revealed by IGN in a video hosted by Corey Graves and Renee Young. The new names in alphabetical order are: Akira Tozawa, Alexander Wolfe, Andre the Giant, Bam Bam Bigelow, Baron Corbin, Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Bret Hart, Brie Bella, Buddy Roberts, Cesaro, Dean...

Paige thinks she’ll be back on WWE TV in a few months

Former WWE Divas champion Paige attended the Malik Rose Bowl Tournament at Bowl and Barrel at the Rim in San Antonio and the local CBS affiliate KENS 5 was on hand to cover the event. KENS 5’s reporter Chelsey Hernandez caught up with the WWE Superstar to ask her when she will be back on television. “Hopefully within the next couple of...

Baron Corbin cashes in MITB briefcase on Smackdown…and loses!

Baron Corbin became the third individual to unsuccessfully cash-in his Money In The Bank briefcase after he failed last night thanks to some interference from John Cena. The cash-in was rumored to be happening sometime at SummerSlam but Corbin tried to take advantage of a fallen Jinder Mahal after his match against Cena on Smackdown. Corbin caused...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 08/15/2017

Introduction Segment: Video Promo Highlight clips of both WWE Champion Jinder Mahal and John Cena play, hyping their match for tonight. Arena Promo The Singh Brothers welcome WWE champion Jinder Mahal; the announcers say it is Independence Day in India. The ring is decorated with a carpet and flower banners. “You people are nothing to celebrate...

Raw rating for 08/14/2017

The final Raw before SummerSlam did 3,233,000 viewers, down 7,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started strong with 3,419,000 viewers, then went down to 3,293,000 viewers in the second hour, before crashing to 2,988,000 in the third and final hour. Raw lost 433,000 viewers from the first to the last hour. The main event featured the...

Asuka surpasses 500 days as NXT Women’s champion

NXT Women’s champion Asuka became the first individual in NXT to hold a title past the 500-day milestone. The Empress of Tomorrow has been holding on to the NXT Women’s title ever since she won it from Bayley at NXT Takeover: Dallas during WrestleMania 32 weekend. By the time NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III comes around this Saturday, Asuka will...

Charlotte Flair thanks fans for prayers and support

Charlotte Flair was the first one of the Flair family to break the silence and thanked the fans for the amazing support they showed over the past few days. “On behalf of my family and I, we want to THANK everyone for the prayers, texts, calls and support. Our Dad is a FIGHTER and your continued thoughts and prayers MEAN THE WORLD to us,”...

JoJo misses Raw due to sister passing away

As you might have noticed, Raw ring announcer JoJo was not at the show last night and was told to go home after her sister passed away. The news was initially reported by JoJo fan site JoJo-Offerman.com, which released a statement saying, “JoJo will not be working tonight’s episode of Raw as she has been sent home from Boston. This is due to...

Ambrose and Rollins reunite, get Tag Team title shot at SummerSlam

The Raw Tag Team titles will be on the line at SummerSlam with Sheamus and Cesaro defending the titles against Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, who last night on Raw reunited. Things did not start well for the former Shield members as both Ambrose and Rollins started fighting with each other after the first attempt of the night for The Shield fist...

Sasha Banks to face Alexa Bliss at SummerSlam for the title

In front of her home town fans, Sasha Banks became the number one contender for the Raw Women’s title after defeating Nia Jax, making Jax tap out to the Banks Statement. Jax and Banks, who each won a respective qualifying match last week, had their match after Bayley revealed last week that her shoulder injury would prevent her from wrestling...

Akira Tozawa wins the Cruiserweight title on Raw

WWE pulled the trigger early on the Cruiserweight title match and held it on Raw last night instead of this Sunday, with Akira Tozawa defeating Neville to become the new champion. The two were originally set to square off at SummerSlam, although it’s still unclear if the rematch will still happen on the pay-per-view. During Raw, it was described...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 08/14/2017

Hello everyone! I am @TheMagnumDA with your Raw report. Before we go any further, I just want to send my thoughts out to Ric Flair and his family. I’m pulling for you, Naitch! We are LIVE from Boston, Massachusetts. The show starts with a Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins recap video, culminating in Seth walking away from Dean last week. Dean...

Former ROH champion Adam Cole signs with WWE

Adam Cole, the former three-time ROH champion has signed with WWE and is expected to start with NXT imminently reports PWInsider.com. Cole, a highly-regarded wrestler on the independent circuit, has wrestled for Ring of Honor, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Combat Zone Wrestling, and New Japan Pro Wrestling before making his way to NXT. The 28-year-old...

Brooklyn to host SummerSlam 2018 for fourth consecutive year

WWE can’t get enough of Brooklyn and the Barclays Center as the New York Post reported earlier today that WWE has agreed to come back to the city next year for SummerSlam 2018. This will be the fourth year in a row that Brooklyn will host SummerSlam and the show has been held there ever since it left Los Angeles and the STAPLES Center. LA hosted...

WWE Superstars to appear at Brooklyn Cyclones game on Thursday

With SummerSlam fast approaching, the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team announced that on Thursday, WWE Superstars Charlotte Flair, Mark Henry, Apollo Crews, and Carmella will be appearing at the game for SummerSlam Night. The event takes place at the MCU Park on August 17 and both the Cyclones and WWE will be raising funds for the Boys & Girls...

Pete Dunne injured, WWE UK title match set for tonight canceled

The planned match between WWE United Kingdom champion Pete Dunne and Jack Gallagher for the UK title at tonight’s PROGRESS Wrestling event in New York will not be taking place as Dunne got injured yesterday. The current champion suffered 11 stitches to his head while wrestling Darius Carter at an event promoted by Battle Club Pro in Brooklyn...