Category - WWE

Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring sold for $22,000

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Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring was sold on eBay today for a whopping $22,000. “This is a 100% authentic WWE Hall of Fame Ring. It was acquired though a family member after Bearer’s death in 2013,” said the description of the listing. It was sold by someone who has the eBay username ‘dansdiscountsfwb.’ Paul Bearer was inducted into...

WWE nominated for 19th Annual Webby Awards

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WWE Network and the WWE App have been nominated for the 19th Annual Webby Awards with WWE one of five finalists in the Mobile Sites & Apps: Entertainment category. WWE was also named as an honoree in six additional categories: Overall Social Presence, Social Content & Marketing, Entertainment, Social Content & Marketing, Events (for...

USA Network President talks WWE in Variety interview

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Speaking to Variety, USA Network President Chris McCumber said that WWE is such an iconic American brand that it feels “thematically right” to have the company’s two biggest shows on their network. “Having more live programing is a good thing for this network. Having Smackdown and doubling down on WWE is important to us,” he...

Battleground 2015 PPV tickets pre-sale kicks off

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Tickets for the Battleground pay-per-view which takes place on Sunday, July 19, will go on sale to the general public this Saturday, April 11. A pre-sale started this morning and will end on Friday at 10PM CDT. You can use the code KPNTPPV to unlock tickets at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $25, $50, $75, $100, $125, $300, and $450 plus...

Junk Food Clothing releases new line of WWE apparel

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Junk Food Clothing, a vintage company t-shirt, has started producing WWE t-shirts and their line of clothing is already on the WWEShop.com website. Current t-shirts include those of the Ultimate Warrior, Dolph Ziggler, Seth Rollins, Sting, John Cena, Roman Reigns, and others as well as shirts, hoodies, and women tank tops featuring WWE Divas. Junk...

Raw rating for 04/06/2015

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Monday Night Raw took one massive crash in the ratings this week following a big surge last week for the post-WrestleMania show. Last night’s show did a total of 3,964,000 viewers, down a whopping 1.4 million viewers from last week. Hour one did 4,300,000 viewers, followed by 4,039,000 in the second hour and then 500,000 viewers turned the...

Tough Enough season 6 to premiere on June 23

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Tough Enough, WWE’s reality TV show, will debut its sixth season on Tuesday, June 23, at 8PM EST on USA Network. The date was revealed in the press release issued this morning which also announced the move of Smackdown to USA Network starting in the first quarter of 2016. Tough Enough will feature an all-new format with live elements and more...

Smackdown moving to USA Network in 2016

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USA Network today announced that it will be bringing Smackdown to its network in the first quarter of 2016, moving the show permanently from SyFy. “WWE consistently delivers one of the largest and most socially engaged live audiences in entertainment and we’re excited to expand our long-standing relationship and be the true cable home for the...

First WWE European tour of 2015 kicks off tomorrow

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WWE Superstars, Divas, and crew will start the yearly WrestleMania Revenge tour in Europe tomorrow, a very full and tiring tour that will take them to 11 different countries in a total of 11 days for 21 different shows. The tour starts tomorrow, April 8, at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, for one of the only two days without multiple shows on...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/06/2015

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One year go tonight, both Daniel Bryan and AJ Lee were on top of the company in their respective divisions and the most-over wrestlers, one being the WWE World Heavyweight Champion and the other the Divas Champion. How the year has changed! 365 days later, one is still the most-popular wrestler on the roster and now the Intercontinental Champion...

Divas battle royal set for next week on Raw from London

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Next week on Monday Night Raw there will be a Divas battle royal and the winner of the match will be the new number one contender for the Divas title and most likely gets a shot at the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. The match was announced on Raw by Kane after Summer Rae, Cameron, Alicia Fox, and Natalya talked him into agreeing to the match during a...

Connor Michalek’s father talks about Justin Roberts’ blog

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Steve Michalek, the father of Connor Michalek who received the Warrior Award at the Hall of Fame, commented on the recent war of words between Justin Roberts and WWE. Roberts accused WWE for skewing the true purpose of the Warrior Award and as well the Connor story which Roberts said that the company advertised so they can look good with the...

WWE 2015 Business Partner Summit video online

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WWE has uploaded the full video of the 2015 Business Partner Summit presentation which was hosted by Paul “Triple H” Levesque and Stephanie McMahon. The one hour and fifteen minute event was held on Saturday, March 28, in the morning as part of the WrestleMania weekend. It’s a yearly event which WWE hosts to honor their business partners and...

Jericho debuts podcast on WWE Network tonight with Cena

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Tonight right after Monday Night Raw, the current United States champion John Cena will be participating in the third live podcast on the WWE Network, but this time it will not be Steve Austin asking the questions. After some issues with the WWE Hall of Famer, the company turned to former champ Chris Jericho to bring his podcast to the Network...

Alex Riley with apparent dig at AJ Lee on Twitter

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Back in mid 2013, the now former WWE Diva AJ Lee got a tattoo on the back of her neck to commemorate the date she won the Divas title. She tattooed 6, 16 and 13 in tally marks, for June 16, 2013, the day she won the strap from Kaitlyn at the Payback per-view, and then uploaded a photo on her Twitter with the words “This is love.” Now, Alex...

Why did the nWo try to save Sting at WrestleMania?

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It seems that not even Scott Hall knew the logic behind the nWo trying to save Sting from DX at the WrestleMania 31 pay-per-view last Sunday. When asked on Twitter why the nWo would save Sting considering all the times that he beat the group with a baseball bat, Hall replied, “No comment….$$$$$!” Sting and the nWo had a long history together...

WWE issues statement regarding Connor Michalek and Warrior Award

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In a statement issued a day after Justin Roberts accused his former employer that the company skewed the Warrior Award and inducted Connor Michalek in the Hall of Fame for their benefit, WWE said that they find it offensive to suggest that they had different intentions in honoring Michalek. Discussing the original intentions of Warrior’s idea of...

AJ Lee gone from WWE

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Former WWE Divas champion AJ Lee decided to hang up her boots and is gone from WWE. “AJ Lee (April Mendez) has decided to retire from in-ring competition with WWE. We wish AJ the very best,” said a statement on WWE.COM. AJ’s relationship with WWE became complicated after her husband, CM Punk, left the company and blasted them over several...

Ronda Rousey answers WM-related questions during Twitter Q&A

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UFC Bantamweight women’s champion Ronda Rousey did a Twitter Q&A with her fans to promote the Fast & Furious 7 movie and answered a couple of WrestleMania-related questions. When asked how awesome it was to be in the ring with The Rock, Triple H, and Stephanie McMahon, Rousey said it was like being asked to pinch hit in the World Series...

WWE Studios teams up with British firm for two new movies

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WWE Studios and British production-financing company Richwater Films have teamed up to co-produce and co-finance two movies – Eliminators and Rampage – according to Variety. Eliminators will be directed by James Nunn and star Scott Adkins and WWE’s Wade Barrett. The story follows a former U.S. federal agent who must abandon the...