Category - WWE

New WWE Universal champion Finn Balor suffers arm injury

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the new WWE Universal champion Finn Balor suffered an arm injury during his match last night and there seems to be some fear that he will require surgery. Meltzer adds that the champ will be undergoing an evaluation today at Raw to determine how bad it is and he was walking around in a sling...

Samoa Joe suffers dislocated jaw at NXT Takeover

After the NXT Takeover match between Samoa Joe and Shinsuke Nakamura, the referee threw the X hand sign to signal to the back that there’s a legit injury. When Nakamura landed his first Kinshasa, he got Joe pretty good in the jaw and Joe was holding his mouth for a while. The second Kinshasa did the same damage, if not more, as Nakamura once...

WWE debuts the new Universal title…and fans hate it!

Finn Balor made history last night becoming the first ever WWE Universal champion, the new title that will be the top belt exclusively to the Raw brand going onward. The Universal title follows the same design of the WWE World title and the WWE Women’s title but has Universal Champion written in the bottom instead of Heavyweight Champion. The...

Nikki Bella returns at SummerSlam after 10 months out

After 10 months sidelined with a neck injury and a career-threatening neck surgery that followed, Nikki Bella returned to the ring last night at SummerSlam to team up with Natalya and Alexa Bliss, replacing Eva Marie. Nikki got great news in June from her doctor telling her that she can resume wrestling training and just a week or so ago she was...

SummerSlam 2016 pay-per-view report

It was six hours long, it had good points, it had low points, but an average-at-best second half of the show left fans with an awful taste in their mouths. The big matches delivered (mostly), but this year’s SummerSlam left us feeling distinctly underwhelmed. It looks like there’ll be three matches on the pre-show: the Cesaro vs...

Betting odds for tonight’s SummerSlam: Who are the favorites?

If the bookies are correct, the WWE World title will not change hands tonight as Dean Ambrose is the favorite at 1/8 to retain over Dolph Ziggler at 9/2 to pull the upset. Former NXT champion Finn Balor is also the favorite to win the first WWE Universal title at 2/9 over Seth Rollins who is at 3/1. Despite rumors of Goldberg costing Brock Lesnar...

Lesnar says bumpy road ahead before any eventual UFC return

Speaking to TMZ at the WWE 2K17 launch party in New York on Friday night, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar admitted that his UFC career faces a bumpy road and he has a few challenges he has to overcome before he decides whether to go back to the Octagon for another fight. “I’ve got a few challenges to overcome before I can...

SummerSlam 2016 live on WWE Network and PPV tonight

It’s the biggest event of the Summer and the biggest card in SummerSlam history as tonight WWE presents SummerSlam 2016 live on the WWE Network and PPV from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The full card is as follows: Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton; Finn Balor vs Seth Rollins for the new WWE Universal title; Dean Ambrose vs Dolph Ziggler...

Dates for NXT tour in New Zealand and Australia announced

It’s going to be a very busy December for NXT stars as an 11-day tour in New Zealand and Australia was announced last night during NXT Takeover. There will be two shows in New Zealand and six in Australia starting December 5 all the way through December 15. Tour kicks off on Monday, December 5 in Auckland at The Trusts Arena and then the final...

Japan’s Superstars rule NXT

For the first time in United States professional wrestling history, two Japanese Superstars hold the top two titles of a brand, with Shinsuke Nakamura winning the NXT title and Asuka retaining the NXT Women’s title by the end of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II. Nakamura, still undefeated in NXT, joined WWE in late February of this year after wrapping...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II report

Welcome to Wrestling-Online.com’s coverage of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II. Last year, this very event pretty much rocked the house with a fantastic card and match of the year contender featuring Sasha Banks vs Bayley. Will this year be the same? Renee Young anchored the NXT Takeover pre-show panel along with Lita and Mauro Ranallo. Both Lita...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II live on WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Samoa Joe vs Shinsuke Nakamura for the NXT title; Asuka vs Bayley for the NXT Women’s title; The Revival vs Johnny Gargano and Tommasi Ciampa for the NXT Tag Team titles; Bobby Roode vs...

Ember Moon debuts on NXT television tonight

Another NXT Takeover and yet another debut. Adrienne Reese, who has wrestled on the indie circuit as Athena, will make her NXT television debut tonight in Brooklyn under the name Ember Moon. The 27-year-old Texas native will be wrestling Billie Kay in her first televised match. She has been signed to a WWE deal since September 2015 and has been...

WWE’s female Superstars showcase Tapout at fitness event

Renee Young, Natalya, Summer Rae, Naomi, Alexa Bliss, Lana and Alicia Fox, participated at an event held at the Tapout Fitness in New York yesterday as part of the SummerSlam weekend community events. The event was hosted by Maria Menounos. The WWE Superstars held a fitness class for several women who attended the event. Meanwhile, on Thursday...

Which match is main eventing SummerSlam 2016?

With two main title matches on the card, which one do you put on last as the main event of the show? Well, in this case, it seems neither of them will be. The plans are that Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton will go on last on the massive card tomorrow, a card that features 13 matches in total including three on the Kickoff show. Putting Lesnar vs Orton...

Eva Marie releases statement, admits fault for getting suspended

Eva Marie, who was suspended for 30 days for her first violation of the WWE Wellness Program, submitted a statement to TMZ.COM to explain what happened. Unlike her husband, who tweeted – and then deleted – that she was unjustly suspended and fans would be outraged when the truth will come out, Eva accepted the suspension and admitted...

12-man tag match joins the SummerSlam Kickoff card

The final match on the SummerSlam card was just announced by WWE.COM, another Kickoff match that will be part of the two hour pre-show broadcast. The Smackdown tag team division will be showcased in this match with The Hype Bros, The Usos, and American Alpha taking on Breezango, The Ascension, and The Vaudevillains. The other two matches on the...