Category - WWE

Crazy fan who jumped in the ring to confront Rollins arrested

Seth Rollins

A crazy individual ran the ring last night on Monday Night Raw and interrupted the segment with Seth Rollins. The fan casually jumped the security wall, walked over to the ring and went in by sliding from underneath the bottom rope. As soon as he stood up, he went face to face with Rollins and threw his arms wide, only for Rollins to push him away...

Four WWE Superstars to attend Wizard World Comic Con in Richmond

Dean Ambrose

WWE is sending current WWE champion Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Natalya, and Becky Lynch to Wizard World Comic Con in Richmond, Virginia. This Comic Con will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center between September 9 and 11. AJ Styles will kick things off for WWE at this event on Friday, September 9 with photo ops at 5PM, then autographs...

Daniel Bryan admits he had mental breakdown after retirement

Daniel Bryan

During media rounds to promote SummerSlam, Smackdown General Manager admitted that he had a “horrible mental breakdown” following his retirement in February. Bryan was supposed to be part of the WrestleMania weekend activities in Dallas and then join the WWE tour in Europe, however he pulled out of all WWE appearances with WWE giving no...

Best-of-seven series announced with Cesaro and Sheamus

Antonio Cesaro

A new match has joined the SummerSlam card, it’s 10th so far, making this one of the biggest SummerSlam cards ever. The new match is Cesaro vs Sheamus and while sometimes feuds end on big pay-per-views, this feud is pretty much just starting as Raw General Manager Mick Foley announced this will be a best of seven series. WWE has not done...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 08/15/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for August 15th, 2016 – “Challenge Answered” Introduction Segment: Video Promos and Welcoming Events featuring Lana, Rusev, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Finn Balor recall last week’s Raw. We go to a promo with Seth Rollins outside the American Bank Center from earlier today; he talks about Finn Balor, who he...

WWE invests in FloSports.tv

WWE HQ

FloSports, a direct-­to-­consumer, subscription-­based sports media company that offers live wrestling, track, grappling, MMA, elite fitness, boxing, softball, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, tennis, eSports, and cheerleading, today announced that it received $21.2 million in new funding from several investors, including WWE. DCM Ventures...

Brock Lesnar: “Hey Bill, you’re next!”

Brock Lesnar

WWE uploaded a video of Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar taunting Bill Goldberg for the WWE 2K17 video game. “I think everyone should stand up and applaud Bill Goldberg for being a supporting player in the video that stars the beast, the conqueror, Brock Lesnar,” Heyman says in his typical fashion. “Hey Bill,” Lesnar says, “You’re...

Shane McMahon featured in Sneaker Shopping on Complex.com

Shane McMahon

The Complex YouTube channel has uploaded a video of Shane McMahon visiting the Fight Club sneaker store in New York City to talk a bit of wrestling and do some shopping for his favorite shoes. After touring the place with host Joe La Puma, the two talked about Shane’s return earlier this year in Detroit, his love for sneakers, other wrestlers...

Is Goldberg heading to SummerSlam?

Goldberg

The rumors keep spreading like wildfire that one of the biggest names in wrestling history, Goldberg, will be making an appearance at SummerSlam this coming Sunday. The former WCW champion has not appeared on WWE television since WrestleMania XX in 2004 in New York. On that night, he defeated Brock Lesnar with Stone Cold Steve Austin as the...

Shawn Michaels joins coaching team at WWE Performance Center

Shawn Michaels

Jason Solomon from the Sound Off podcast is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels has moved to Orlando, Florida, and is now teaching a class at the WWE Performance Center. HBK took his family with him so this does not seem to be a temporary thing and he is now leading a class that Terry Taylor was in charge of before. Different coaches...

ESPN will not be in Brooklyn for SummerSlam coverage

Jonathan Coachman

Despite ESPN ramping up its WWE coverage with a new permanent subsection on ESPN.COM, the sports broadcasting company will not be at SummerSlam this year to cover the show on the road. Last year, ESPN kicked off their relationship with WWE by attending SummerSlam, sending former WWE broadcaster Jonathan Coachman to do all the live interviews and...

Brand new episodes of popular shows next week on WWE Network

WWE Network

The WWE Network will have a packed week with several new episodes leading up to SummerSlam. On Tuesday, August 16 at 10:30PM EST, a new episode of WWE 24: The Women’s Revolution will air immediately following Talking Smack. The synopsis for the show reads, “This episode of WWE 24, The Women’s Revolution, details the confluence of forces that...

First NSAC hearing for Brock Lesnar set for August 23

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar has a date with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on August 23, two days after SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York. The former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion will be the subject of the NSAC temporary suspension hearing following his two failed drug tests leading up to UFC 200. Brock failed out-of-competition and in-competition drug...

Bella Twins break 20-year pattern for Muscle & Fitness Magazine

Bella Twins

Nikki and Brie Bella have been chosen to pose for the cover of an upcoming edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine, making history as the first female athletes in over 20 years to grace the cover. “Just so beyond honored and grateful! Honestly words couldn’t even describe our excitement and gratefulness today,” Nikki wrote in a post on...

Live WWE event results from 08/13 in Sydney, Australia

Roman Reigns

W-O reader Geoffrey McGee attended today’s live WWE event in Sydney, Australia at the Qudos Bank Arena and sent in the following results. Apollo Crews defeated Shamus; Braun Strowman defeated Jay Uso; The New Day defeated Gallows and Anderson; Finn Balor defeated Chris Jericho; Rusev defeated Titus O’Neil; John Cena defeated AJ Styles; Sasha...

SummerSlam concert with Flo Rida canceled

SummerSlam

The SummerSlam concert which was set for this coming Thursday at the Barclays Center has been canceled due to “unforeseen circumstances.” These circumstances are the very weak ticket sales as the concert failed to attract an appropriate audience to move forward. The show was going to be headlined by Flo Rida along with Jason Derulo, Daya and...

Conor McGregor unloads on John Cena in latest spat with WWE stars

Conor McGregor

The feud between UFC champion Conor McGregor and WWE continued yesterday during a media day to promote UFC 202 next week. Last week McGregor said he would slap the heads off of all the WWE locker room guys and called the Superstars “pussies” in a post on Twitter. Several shot back, including Ric Flair, Chris Jericho, Big E, Roman Reigns, Sasha...

Big Show retiring next year following WrestleMania

Big Show

Former WWE champion The Big Show has said that he will be retiring from in-ring competition shortly after WrestleMania 33, noting in a radio interview that he’s in the last year of his WWE contract. Big Show was speaking to 790 The Ticket, a radio station in Miami, Florida when he announced this. Show, who is now on a limited schedule with the...

Buff Bagwell sues WWE over unpaid WWE Network royalties

WWE Network

There’s another class action lawsuit thrown at WWE, filed on August 9 in the district of Connecticut by Marcus “Buff” Bagwell regarding unpaid WWE Network royalties. The lawsuit states that plaintiff Marcus Bagwell brings this action on behalf of himself and all similarly situated individuals under similar form contracts, who have not...

Stephanie McMahon hopeful to integrate more LGBT characters

Stephanie McMahon

During a speech at the Beyond Sport United event in New York on Tuesday, WWE’s Stephanie McMahon said that the company be including more LGBT characters into WWE programming in the future. The Chief Brand Officer told NBC News after the event that she grew up knowing gay WWE Superstars and executives who worked for WWE and it’s always been...