Category - WWE

The New Day surprise 92 year old fan

The New Day

13abc Action News in Ohio has a story about 92 year old WWE fan Alice Boraby who had a ticket to see Smackdown this week but health problems prevented her from attending. Her efforts did not go unnoticed and her favorite tag team, The New Day, had a surprise for her! After going to the 13abc studios to promote the event, The New Day heard about...

Tyson Kidd undergoes successful neck surgery

Cesaro Tyson Kidd

Tyson Kidd underwent neck surgery yesterday after he suffered the injury when he was on the receiving end of Samoa Joe’s Muscle Buster finisher during a dark match prior to Raw a few weeks back. “Surgery was a success,” wrote Kidd on his Twitter account, adding a photo of his tag team partner Cesaro by his bedside. “This guy always reminds...

WWE hires new SVP, General Counsel & Secretary

WWE HQ

WWE announced the hiring of Blake Bilstad as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary. Bilstad will be a key member of WWE’s senior leadership team and report directly to WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. As General Counsel, Bilstad will be responsible for overseeing the legal and business affairs of the company and serving...

Tough Enough rating for episode 1

Tough Enough

Episode one of the new season of Tough Enough did a total of 1,209,000 viewers and a 0.4 in the adults 18-49 ratings. That is in line with what Total Divas does on E! usually although totally different demographics. Just one third of the 8PM Raw viewership tuned in to see Tough Enough. The last Tough Enough season in 2011 on USA Network did an...

First Tough Enough competitor eliminated from the show

Tough Enough

WWE’s reality competition series Tough Enough returned on the air yesterday live on USA Network and around the world with 13 hopefuls fighting for two WWE contracts. Chris Jericho and Renee Young had hosting duties while Daniel Bryan, Paige, and Hulk Hogan were in charge of the judging. Booker T, Lita, and Billy Gunn served as coaches. The...

Raw rating for 06/22/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did not do that well in the ratings this week, suffering a 440,000 viewership dip compared to last week’s show. Hour one did 3,594,000 viewers, followed by 3,606,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 3,812,000 viewers in the third and final hour. The only good news is that the show increased as time went on instead of...

20 interesting questions with Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan

FoxSports.com has a 20 questions feature with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan which was conducted during the recent media tour to promote tonight’s start of Tough Enough. Hogan answered a variety of different questions, including who should be in the Hall of Fame, best entrance song, most embarrassing thing happened to him in the ring, trading...

New season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight

Tough Enough

The new season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight on USA Network starting at 8PM EST with Chris Jericho and Renee Young hosting the show. The 13 competitors for this season – 7 men and 6 women – are Alex, Amanda, Daria, Dianna, Gabi, Giorgia, Hank, Joshua, Mada, Patrick, Sara, Tanner, and ZZ. One male and one female will win a $250,000...

Tyson Kidd undergoing neck surgery this week

Cesaro Tyson Kidd

Former WWE Tag Team champion Tyson Kidd will be undergoing neck surgery over the next few days to repair the damage he suffered at the hands of Samoa Joe and his Muscle Buster finisher. Kidd posted a photo from hospital on his Twitter account in a neck brace with his wife Natalya by his side saying, “A little pre-op today. Grateful to have my...

Jamie Noble suffers 3 broken ribs during Raw

Jamie Noble

Jamie Noble received an unscheduled trip to a hospital in Indianapolis yesterday following Monday Night Raw and the beating he received at the hands of Brock Lesnar. Lesnar drove Noble in the security wall pretty hard and Noble did not get up, prompting WWE medics to rush ringside. WWE cameras did their best to leave the medics working on Noble...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/22/2015

RAW

In just under four weeks, it will be Battleground, where we already know two of the matches. One of them is a grudge match, which is now turning sadistic between Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt; and the other is for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, with Seth Rollins putting on the line against the recently-returned Brock Lesnar! The latter bout...

Erick Rowan injured at non-televised live event

Erick Rowan

WWE.COM is reporting that Erick Rowan suffered an injury at Friday’s non-televised live event in Saginaw, Michigan, but did not specify what kind of injury. Rowan wrestled Cesaro on that night and lost the match after Cesaro honored his tag team partner Tyson Kidd by applying the Sharpshooter for the win. Several reports from the show said that...

Superstars and Divas get Swerved tonight on WWE Network

WWE Network

A new program joins the WWE Network line up today as Swerved makes its debut at 11:06PM EST right after Monday Night Raw. The 30 minute program comes from Jeff Tremaine, the director of the popular MTV Jackass and Bad Grandpa shows, and features WWE Superstars and Divas getting “punked” during interviews, backstage segments, commercials...

Bret Hart says Daniel Bryan is “finished”

Bret Hart

Sports Illustrated has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart on the ‘state of the WWE’ and while he discusses a variety of subjects and individuals, perhaps the most powerful statement came regarding Daniel Bryan. “Daniel Bryan is finished,” Bret said. “He’ll never wrestle again. I don’t think he knows it yet. I...

Tough Enough to air on YouTube for the rest of the world

Tough Enough

In the latest press release regarding Tough Enough it was revealed that the show will be available on YouTube however it seems that it will be blocked for those countries who will get it on their local television. As of now, Tough Enough will air on USA Network in the United States, OSN Sports 2 HD across the Middle East and North Africa, Ten...

Triple H and NXT talent honor Dusty at start of NXT tapings

Triple H

Last night at the start of the NXT tapings, Triple H along with everyone at NXT came out on stage to honor Dusty Rhodes who passed away at age 69 last week. A very emotional Triple H spoke about how they lost a family member and how Dusty called everyone on stage his NXT kids. He said these were his family, his lifeblood, and gave everything he...