Category - WWE

NXT says goodbye to Carmella, Rawley, Jax, and Balor in Houston

Carmella, Mojo Rawley, Nia Jax, and Finn Balor had their final NXT non-televised live event yesterday in Houston, Texas in front of a packed crowd at the Revention Music Center. All four, along with Alexa Bliss and American Alpha, were drafted to the main roster. In their final matches, Rawley defeated Buddy Murphy, Carmella teamed up with her...

Lana and Rusev: Wedding in pictures

The Rusev and Lana wedding yesterday in Malibu went off without a hitch and Mr. and Mrs. Barnyashev have now one more wedding ceremony to go in Bulgaria, a traditional wedding for Rusev’s family and friends. That is expected to take place sometime in September. The Malibu wedding, which will air on season 6 of Total Divas, was attended by...

WWE Women’s title match announced for SummerSlam 2016

WWE today announced that the WWE Women’s title will be defended at SummerSlam with a rematch from last Monday’s Raw as Sasha Banks defends the title against Charlotte. The match was always scheduled to take place at SummerSlam and the title switch was supposed to take place on the pay-per-view according to several insiders. It would also have...

FOX picks up second season of John Cena’s American Grit

FOX has ordered a second season of American Grit, the reality television show featuring WWE Superstar John Cena as the host, according to Deadline Hollywood. The show is about 16 contestants split into teams led by former special forces members as they go through challenges until there’s only one man and one woman left standing, splitting a $1...

$5 Friday promotion on WWE Shop

WWE Shop is running a $5 Friday promotion where many merchandise are on sale for just $5! $5 deals include mugs, DVDs, shot glasses, picture frames, stickers, and tons of t-shirts including those from WrestleMania 32, Kevin Owens, Randy Orton, John Cena, Paul Heyman, Roman Reigns, and others. The deal expires at 11:59PM PST tonight. You can shop...

Rusev and Lana getting married today in Malibu

There will be a ravishing wedding in Malibu, California today as WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana will be tying the knot with Total Divas cameras all over the place as the ceremony will be airing in an upcoming episode of the new season. This will be one of two weddings that Rusev and Lana will do with the second one happening in Rusev’s native...

Roadblock 2016 pay-per-view pre-sale now on

A pre-sale for the upcoming Roadblock pay-per-view is currently being held on Ticketmaster.com using the code WWEPPV. The pre-sale ends tomorrow at 11PM EST. Ticket prices are $25, $50, $80, $135, $175, $350, and $500 for ringside seats. This will be a Raw brand pay-per-view taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the CONSOL Energy Center on...

ZZ from Tough Enough released from WWE

ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that WWE has released Zamariah Loupe, better known to fans as ZZ, from his contract. Despite showing lack of any wrestling knowledge and reluctance to improve in the gym during his stint on Tough Enough, WWE opted to sign ZZ to a deal despite not winning the competition due to his popularity. While ZZ found...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II gets a main event

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II got a massive main event last night during NXT as William Regal announced that Samoa Joe will be defending the NXT title against Shinsuke Nakamura. This will be the first title shot for the charismatic and super popular Japanese sensation and with Samoa Joe expected to be called up to the main roster soon it would not be...

WWE revenues by business segment for Q2 2016

When comparing the Q2 2016 results by business segments to Q2 2015, WWE had a pretty good month with live event revenues taking the cake this time around thanks to the massive WrestleMania 32 in Dallas. WrestleMania did not fall in Q2 last year and was part of the Q1 results. Out of the nine different money-making divisions, seven performed better...

WWE Network subscribers stand at 1.56 million

As of June 30, 2016, the WWE Network has a total of 1,560,000 subscribers which is up from the 1,227,000 subscribers the service had the prior year quarter. Out of that 1.56 million subs, there are 1,511,000 paying subscribers, with 1,130,000 subscribers in the United States and 381,000 International subscribers. The paying subscribers is an...

WWE reports Q2 2016 financial results

WWE announced its Q2 2016 financial results today, with the company reporting a Net income of $0.8 million, or $0.01 per share, as compared to Net income of $5.1 million, or $0.07 per share, in the prior year quarter. Revenue increased 32% to a record $199.0 million as WWE’s Live Event and Network segments achieved their highest quarterly...

Smackdown rating for 07/26/2016

Yesterday’s Smackdown, the first live show after the WWE Draft, pulled in a total of 2,743,000 viewers and while it was down 427,000 viewers from the Draft episode, it’s way, way up from its usual number. Smackdown has not pulled in 2.7 million viewers since January 28. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Dolph Ziggler to face Dean Ambrose at SummerSlam for the WWE title

Dean Ambrose found out his opponent for SummerSlam at last night’s Smackdown, an opponent which was determined in a 6-pack challenge featuring John Cena, Bray Wyatt, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin, AJ Styles, and Apollo Crews. The first five mentioned were all picked by Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan and the last one, Apollo Crews, had to win a...

Brock Lesnar exempt from WWE Wellness Program drug testing

TMZ.COM is reporting that Brock Lesnar will not get any kind of punishment from WWE for failing two drug tests by USADA simply because he’s not subject to the Wellness Program testing. A WWE spokesman told TMZ that only full-time WWE Superstars are subject to the policy. “WWE’s talent wellness program does not apply to part-time...

Familiar faces returning on Smackdown

A couple of familiar faces are returning to Smackdown and in fact, one of them already did last night on the show. Former ECW champion Rhyno gored the free agent Heath Slater for his first main roster appearance since December 2015. The 40-year-old was one of the main guys in ECW until it folded in 2001 and then moved to the WWE where he stayed...

Raw rating for 07/25/2016

Monday Night Raw did a total of 3,338,000 viewers this week, up 205,000 viewers from last week’s show. This was the best number since the June 20 episode. Hour one did 3,412,000 viewers, followed by 3,350,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 3,254,000 viewers in the third and final hour. Last week the first live Smackdown beat Raw in the...

Brock Lesnar returning on WWE TV next week on Raw

Former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be returning on WWE television next week on Raw, his first WWE televised appearance since WrestleMania 32. After the UFC announced Lesnar tested positive in an out-of-competition USADA drug test, WWE issued a statement somewhat covering themselves saying that Brock did not wrestle for WWE...

New theme song, set, and graphics for first Raw post-WWE Draft

There was a new theme song, somewhat of a different set, new graphics, and a new location for the three announcers, who are no longer sitting at ringside. The new theme song is by the band Shinedown and WWE is using the song Enemies from the band’s fourth studio album titled Amaryllis. Enemies replaces The Night by Kromestatik which has been...