Category - WWE

Bret Hart returning to WWE at Payback 2016

Bret Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart will be appearing at the Payback pay-per-view on May 1 and will be in the corner of Natalya as she wrestles Charlotte for the WWE Women’s title. This scenario was already played out at the first ever NXT Takeover event in May 2014 where the two battled for the vacant NXT Women’s title after Paige moved...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/18/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 18th, 2016 – “Overseas, Overwhelmed” Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo The regular Raw video plays, and the pyro goes off in the 02 Arena. We are greeted from London, England, then Dean Ambrose’s music plays. It is time for the second edition of “The Ambrose Asylum.” Dean ponders what...

Three new cast members official for season 6 of Total Divas

Lana

Total Divas will return to E! for its sixth season with three new cast members joining the crew. The news was made official today by E! in a press release. To debut this Fall, the new Total Divas will follow the Bella Twins, Eva Marie, Naomi, Natalya, Paige and newcomers Lana, Renee Young, and Maryse, who recently returned to the company full...

Bella Twins get their own spinoff show on E! titled Total Bellas

Bella Twins

The Bella Twins are getting their own spinoff show on E! titled Total Bellas, with six, one-hour episodes giving viewers exclusive look at the lives of the Bella Twins and their family including John Cena, Daniel Bryan, their mom and husband John Laurinaitis and their brother and his wife. “We are excited to build on one of our most successful...

WWE Tag Team tournament continues tonight on Raw

Enzo & Cass

The WWE Tag Team tournament to crown the new number one contenders will continue on Monday Night Raw tonight in London. The two semi final matches will take place during the broadcast featuring The Usos vs The Vaudevillains, and Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs The Dudley Boyz. The winners will then face off at a later date, most likely on the next Raw...

Finn Balor becomes the longest reigning NXT champion in history

Finn Balor

Yesterday, the current NXT champion Finn Balor became the longest reigning NXT champ in history, surpassing Neville’s record of 287 days. There have been seven NXT champions so far – Seth Rollins, Big E, Bo Dallas, Adrian Neville, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, and Balor – and Balor won the title on July 4, 2015 during a WWE Network event...

The New Day visit….the New Day newspaper headquarters

The New Day

While WWE is in London, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E went to visit the headquarters of the British newspaper called the New Day. The trio were photographed sitting down and reading the newspaper bearing their name and will also be “guest editing” tomorrow’s edition. The New Day newspaper was launched on February 29 of this year by...

Raw taped from London, England tonight

Raw

Monday Night Raw will not be live tonight however it will be on a few hours tape delay as WWE is on the other side of the pond for their usual post-WrestleMania Revenge Tour. Raw will take place from London’s O2 Arena in England in front of a usual rabid crowd which knows how to have fun. The Brits are normally the ones who start all chaos at...

Ryback not happy with spot at WrestleMania 32

Ryback

During the WWE tour in Dubai a few days ago, Ryback was interviewed by 104.4 Virgin Radio Dubai host and long-time wrestling fan Myles, an interview which might raise some eyebrows back at home. Asked if he was happy with his spot at WrestleMania 32, Ryback didn’t beat around the bush much and said no and not just this WrestleMania, but the...

The Undertaker now completely off the European tour

Undertaker

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that The Undertaker has now been taken out completely from the WrestleMania Revenge Tour in Europe. Originally Taker was supposed to wrestle at five different live events including the Smackdown tapings this Tuesday from London’s O2 Arena. Then his schedule was taken down to just two events, Smackdown in...

Two WWE Superstars suspended for violation of Wellness Program

Adam Rose

WWE today announced that two of its Superstars have been suspended for 60 days following a second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program policy. The Social Outcasts will have one less member running around as Adam Rose is one of the two suspended. It’s not known when he got the first hit. The other suspended Superstar is Konnor...

EVOLVE announces two matches for WWE Global Cruiserweight Series

Evolve

Two more qualifying matches for the WWE Global Cruiserweight series were announced for an EVOLVE show that will take place on May 7 in Queens, New York. The two matches are Drew Gulak vs Tracy Williams and Fred Yehi vs TJ Perkins. It’s interesting to note that the first match involves the EVOLVE Tag Team champions so one of them will go ahead in...

WWE sells out Japan tour tickets quickly

Asuka

Reddit user VendoThefastlane wrote on the r/SquaredCircle forum that the upcoming WWE live event tour in Japan sold out within five minutes. “By 10:05 Japanese social media was full of people sad that they could not get a ticket,” he wrote, adding that the website was super slow processing orders as well due to the heavy demand. The prices...

Smackdown rating for 04/14/2016

Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown drew a total of 2,355,000 viewers, down 89,000 viewers from the previous week. In terms of viewership, Smackdown was fourth on the night with the CNN New York Dem Debate winning the prime time battle followed by The Kelly File on FOX News and The O’Reilly Factor on FOX News as well. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Smackdown! TV report for 04/14/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 14th, 2016 – “ Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo The regular Smackdown! opener starts, and we are acknowledged by Mauro Ranallo, Byron Saxton, and Jerry “The King” Lawler. They go over the line-up, which includes A.J. Styles facing Alberto Del Rio and Sami Zayn...

Nakamura, Asuka, and AJ Styles joining WWE tour in Japan

Shinsuke Nakamura

The next time WWE visits Japan, three of its most popular Superstars will be making the trip back to the Land of the Rising Sun. The WWE Japan website confirmed that Shinsuke Nakamura, NXT Women’s champion Asuka, and the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight title AJ Styles will all be going to the tour. Other Superstars announced...

$15 Friday promotion on WWE Shop including WrestleMania apparel

WWEShop

WWE Shop is running a “$15 Friday” promotion only for today with tons of merchandise including t-shirts and WrestleMania 32 apparel on sale for just $15. Shirts making part of the sale include NXT Takeover: Dallas, League of Nations, Hall of Fame 2016 inductees, Kevin Owens, Paige, John Cena, Roman Reigns, and the majority of the WrestleMania...

NXT live special on June 8 to start busy week for NXT stars

NXT

NXT will have another live special, presumably a Takeover event, on June 8 according to the NXT Twitter account. Tickets for this show, to be held on June 8, along with other television tapings set for May 19 and June 9 will go on sale this Monday at 10AM ET. It’s going to be quite a busy week for NXT stars as after the live special on June 8...