Category - WWE

Connor Michalek’s father talks about Justin Roberts’ blog

Connor Michalek

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

WWE logo

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

John Cena

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

alexriley

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?

nWo

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

WWE HQ

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

AJ

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

Ronda Rousey

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

WWE Studios

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...

WWE grants NXT’s CJ Parker his release

NXT

XT talent CJ Parker has been released from his WWE contract effective today after Parker requested it. “WWE has come to terms on the release of NXT Superstar CJ Parker, as of today, April 3, 2015. WWE wishes CJ Parker the best in all his future endeavors,” said a short statement on the WWE.COM website. Parker was at WrestleMania weekend...

Brock Lesnar expected back in time for SummerSlam

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar is expected to be off WWE television up until the build to SummerSlam, which makes that around 4 months. The sheriff of Suplex City, Bitch, was “suspended indefinitely” on Raw after he destroyed the Raw announce team of Michael Cole, JBL, and Booker T, flipping the broadcast booth on JBL and Booker and then F5’ing Michael Cole...

Paige lands her first WWE Studios movie with The Miz

Paige

Paige has landed her first WWE Studios movie along with a WWE Studios veteran, The Miz! The duo will star in the holiday comedy Santa’s Little Helper which will be released in time for the holidays later this year. The synopsis of the movie reads, “After getting fired from his job, a slick, fast-talking businessman (Dax) is given an...

E! renews Total Divas for fourth season

Total Divas

E! announced that Total Divas is returning for a fourth season following a very successful season three. The press release announced that The Bella Twins, Natalya, Naomi, Alicia Fox, Paige, and Eva Marie as the cast which means Cameron and Rosa Mendes are out of the cast and Naomi returns after she was left out of the second half of season three...

Rousey’s agent says no other WWE dates in her future for now

Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey’s agent Brad Slater told Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight that the UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion has no other dates with WWE planned, at least for now. Slater said with certainty that for this year there is nothing planned and there is no guarantee of anything beyond what happened at WrestleMania 31 with The Rock, Triple H, and...

All three Raw announcers back to work on Monday!

Michael Cole

The injury angle from the Raw after Mania where all three announcers were destroyed by Brock Lesnar will be over by next week’s show as it was announced on WWE.COM that all three will be returning behind the broadcast booth on Monday. To play up the angle, the story said that Michael Cole was diagnosed with a bulging disc and severe neck, back...

WrestleMania 31 breaks some more records for WWE

WrestleMania 31

WWE issued a press release announcing more records for WrestleMania, which broke records for viewership, attendance, social and digital media engagement and merchandise sales. The company is marketing WrestleMania 31 as the most-watched WrestleMania in history with 1.3 million Network subscribers plus additional traditional pay-per-view data still...

Top two matches for Extreme Rules 2015 set

Extreme Rules

The top two matches for the upcoming Extreme Rules pay-per-view which will take place on April 26 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois were announced during the Smackdown television tapings. The WWE World Heavyweight title will be on the line as Seth Rollins will defend the gold against the number one contender Rany Orton. Also, John Cena...

NXT live specials on Network to remain quarterly

NXT

The NXT Takeover specials that the recent WWE press release indicated that will be airing monthly has been changed as common sense prevailed and the decision was changed to leave them as quarterly events. The decision to go monthly raised some eyebrows as the quarterly live specials are super popular with fans and changing it to monthly specials...

Undertaker and Sting photographed together at airport

The Undertaker

The Undertaker and Sting shared the same American Airlines AA1231 flight from San Jose, California, to Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday morning and were photographed together at the airport. It was impossible for the two Superstars to remain incognito even though Taker was wearing a beanie hat and Sting was wearing a baseball cap, with no makeup of...