Category - WWE

Survey lists London as possible future WrestleMania host city

A survey was sent to fans who attended WrestleMania 33 in Orlando with a list of potential host cities that could play home to future WrestleManias and one of them was London. The Independent newspaper in the United Kingdom said that this survey had London listed along with Toronto, New York, “and others.” This is not the first time that the...

Smackdown rating for 06/13/2017

Against virtually every repeat program on television going head to head, Smackdown drew its lowest rating since the November 8, 2016 broadcast which happened to be Election Day. Smackdown drew 2,072,000 viewers, down 277,000 viewers from last week. Taking out shows that fell on holidays or important dates, this week’s Smackdown was the...

Commentary change for 205 Live

Vic Joseph, the NXT host and announcer, is the new commentator for 205 Live and will be replacing Tom Phillips. The change was done yesterday and it looks like it’s a permanent one according to Phillips. “Very excited for @VicJosephWWE to join #205Live! Be sure to check him out every Tuesday night,” he said in a tweet. Phillips has been...

WWE to hold live event in Shenzhen, China in September

WWE today announced that it will bring a live event to Shenzhen for the first time, as WWE Live China comes to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center Arena on Sunday, September 17. The event marks WWE’s return to China following last year’s successful show at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. The event is being held in association with Live...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 06/13/2017

After two weeks away – both for good/fun reasons – I am back writing about Smackdown! Live. This Sunday is Money In The Bank, which is looking like a good card. Following the show report, I will give my predictions. For tonight, we have a Six-Man Tag-Team lined up featuring all of the male wrestlers in the Money In The Bank Ladder Match; who...

Raw rating for 06/12/2017

As expected, Monday Night Raw drew the worst number in two decades with 2,542,000 viewers going against the NBA finals which did over 24 million viewers. The show did 451,000 viewers less than last week’s broadcast. Hour one with the return of Brock Lesnar drew 2,769,000 viewers, followed by 2,522,000 viewers in the second hour, and 2,335,000...

Braun Strowman ready to return following elbow surgery

PWInsider.com is reporting that Braun Strowman has been cleared to return to the ring, several weeks before his target date. Strowman underwent elbow surgery on May 11 at Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama under the care of Dr. Jeff Dugas. He was initially thought to be out for eight weeks but was actually...

A “free agent” John Cena?

Former WWE champion John Cena is being marketed as a “free agent” as he returns to WWE television on the July 4 broadcast of Smackdown Live. Cena, drafted to Smackdown during the WWE Draft last year, was not part of the Superstar Shake-up of this past April so everyone assumed that he remains part of the Smackdown roster. That assumption is...

Several WWE replica titles on sale up to 40% off

WWE Shop is currently running a promotion where shoppers can enjoy up to 40% off replica titles. Titles on sale include the WWE Spinner title which is at $339.99, down from $419.99, the Universal title which is at $329.99, slashed by $100, the WWE title, also at $329.99, the Million Dollar title, the Intercontinental title, the WCW Heavyweight...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/13/2017

Welcome to Raw, everybody! I’m @TheMagnumDA and we are LIVE at the Cajundome in Louisiana. Some of my fondest memories come from that state. I spent my 30th Birthday down there, where I happened to see one of the most memorable WrestleManias of all time (XXX). In fact, I’ll be there next year for WrestleMania at the Silv..SUPERDOME! I...

WWE invests in the Drone Racing League

WWE has invested money in the Drone Racing League after the New York startup announced today the close of a Series B investment round of more than $20 million, a sum raised by UK’s Sky, Liberty Media, Lux Capital, Allianz, WWE, and others. The report, issued by Variety, does not specify how much money WWE dropped on the league. It’s not the...

Mark Andrews’ neck CT scan shows only bruising

The neck injury that Mark Andrews suffered yesterday during the NXT non-televised live event at Download Festival does not seem to be as serious as originally thought. WWE.COM says that the company’s medical personnel on site quickly evaluated the WWE United Kingdom Championship tournament participant and a CT scan performed afterward came back...

WWE Universal champion Brock Lesnar back on Raw tonight

WWE Universal champion Brock Lesnar will return on television tonight on Monday Night Raw for his first appearance since the night after WrestleMania 33. When Lesnar disappeared from TV, he took away the Universal title with him. Since then, the focus on Raw shifted from that title to different things, however with Samoa Joe the number one...

Renee Young no longer part of Total Divas cast

Renee Young has announced on Twitter that she will not be part of the main cast of Total Divas season seven, set to start airing on E! this Fall. When asked if she was still part of the show, Young replied, “Nope I am not, but the new cast will crush it!” The new cast so far includes Alexa Bliss and Nia Jax. Young joined the cast at the...

Emma returns to the ring after shoulder injury

WWE Superstar Emma returned to the ring last night at a Raw non-televised live event, participating in a six-woman tag team match. Emma has been out of action for just over a month after she suffered a shoulder injury during a live event in Liverpool, England. She was sent home following the show to start the rehab process on her shoulder. The...

Two new members join the cast of Total Divas

The cast of Total Divas will get a pair of new faces when season seven resumes on E! later on this year. Current Raw Women’s champion Alexa Bliss and Nia Jax have been added to the cast according to Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com. The two will reportedly replace Eva Marie and Paige on the cast, while Renee Young also announced on her...

Matt and Reby Hardy welcome second baby boy

Matt Hardy and his wife Reby welcomed their newest addition to the family: a baby boy named Wolfgang Xander Hardy. The second Hardy baby was born at home yesterday at 11:37PM EST according to Matt. “‘Wolfie’ Wolfgang X Hardy debuted/was born on June 8th at 11:37pm. King Maxel was excited to meet his healthy younger brother. Thanks all,”...

Tickets for NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III now on sale

Tickets for NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III are now on sale through Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are $25.50, $45.50, $65.50, $85.50, and $130.50, with some VIP seats marked as $405.50 as well. Seats which are in the F2 section will be receiving a commemorative chair as well. NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III takes place on Saturday, August 19 at the...