Category - WWE

Bray Wyatt tells Matt Hardy no one would be #broken without him

Bray Wyatt told Matt Hardy that without him “no one would’ve been #Broken in the first place,” responding to Hardy’s earlier tweet which was a reaction to the Wyatts/New Day segment which aired this past Monday on Raw. “Go ahead LIE and say it isn’t true #IamTheWay,” he added. Wyatt continued, “Love me or hate me, I am the...

John Cena hosting the ESPYS tonight on ABC

John Cena will be making history tonight as the first ever wrestling personality to host the ESPYS, ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards. The award show is designed to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing the top achievements, moments and performers. It honors ESPN’s commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer...

Shane McMahon announces new Smackdown GM is chosen

On his Twitter today, Shane McMahon wrote that the Smackdown General Manager has been chosen and will be revealed live this Monday on Raw, one day before the brand splits again. “I’m very excited to announce that terms were agreed to today with the new SmackDown GM,” McMahon wrote. Meanwhile, if the screenshots floating around are not fake...

5 alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament named

WWE announced five alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic series on the WWE Network just in case there are injuries or someone fails to make the 205lbs weight limit. The five are Aaron Solow (USA), Jesus Yurnet (Puerto Rico), Jessy Sorensen (USA), Vandal Ortagun (Turkey), and Kai Katana (USA). Perhaps the most recognizable name from the...

Raw rating for 07/11/2016

Raw this week drew a total of 3,170,000 viewers, up over half a million viewers from last week’s 4th of July edition. It’s also up from the previous week’s 3.09 million viewers but considering there was the hype of the return of Vince McMahon, it was far from a home run. Hour one pulled 3,042,000 viewers, hour two had 3,239,000 viewers, and...

Three new matches announced for Battleground 2016

Three new matches were made official for the Battleground pay-per-view, including two title matches. The United States title will be defended by Rusev as he takes on the former Intercontinental champion Zack Ryder in a rematch from last week’s Raw. The Miz will also defend his IC title against the winner of last night’s battle royal, Darren...

Wyatts vs New Day takes a TNA Final Deletion turn

WWE took a page out of TNA’s Final Deletion book on Raw last night providing a similar scenario in the latest between The New Day and The Wyatt Family feud. It was The New Day who went to visit The Wyatts in the woods and it was all shot similar to a horror movie including a score playing in the background and creepy editing to the whole...

McMahon appoints Raw and Smackdown commissioners, GMs next week

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon returned to Raw last night and appointed Shane McMahon as the new commissioner of Smackdown. His sister Stephanie will be the commissioner of Monday Night Raw. Although they are now “commissioners,” McMahon instructed both of them to appoint a General Manager of each show next week and if they don’t he will...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 07/11/2016

Monday Night Raw TV Report for July 11th, 2016 – “Competition” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Raw video plays, the pyro goes off in Joe Louis Arena, and we are live from Detroit, Michigan! Michael Cole acknowledges us, and in the ring, there are wrestlers for a Battle Royal. Intercontinental Champion The Miz, and...

Eric Bischoff teases fans on Smackdown GM role

It seems that Eric Bischoff is having some fun on Twitter by teasing fans on the upcoming Smackdown General Manager role. Asked by a fan if he would ever return to play the role, Bischoff replied, “Stay tuned….its @WWE. Anything can happen.” The former WCW President has not appeared on WWE live television since December 2007 when he made...

Survivor Series 2016 tickets pre-sale code

W-O readers Mark Stanley and Steve Alleyne sent in word that the pre-sale code for the Survivor Series is WWEPPV. Ticketmaster.com is selling the tickets for the event which will take place on November 20 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. Ticket prices, in Canadian Dollars, are $30, $55, $85, $150, $175, $300, and $500 for ringside. The...

WWE stocks go up after $4 billion UFC sale is announced

With the announced sale of the UFC, WWE stocks immediately went up over 2% and are trading at $19.97 a piece at time of this writing. Earlier this morning, the UFC issued a press release announcing that WME | IMG will be acquiring the organization for a reported $4 billion. The Fertitta brothers bought the UFC in 2001 for just $2 million. Once the...

Two matches announced for tomorrow’s Raw

Apart from the Vince McMahon return on tomorrow’s Monday Night Raw, two matches have already been announced. Shane and Stephanie will also be on the show after missing last week’s throw-away 4th of July episode. The first one is a United States title match with Rusev defending the title against Zack Ryder. The second is a battle royal to...

SummerSlam 2016 commercial airs during UFC 200

A WWE SummerSlam commercial, specifically focused on Lesnar vs Orton, aired during the UFC 200 pay-per-view last night although the video was only for home viewers and never made it to the live audience. The video was a thank you from the UFC for WWE allowing Brock Lesnar to participate at UFC 200. This deal was never done before and it could be...

Lesnar gets massive payday for UFC 200, over 3x than his opponent

Kevin Iole from Yahoo! Sports wrote on Twitter that Brock Lesnar received a total of $2.5 million for his fifteen minute fight last night against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. And that’s just the base salary, not counting any additional bonuses he will get once the PPV buys are confirmed. That figure is way, way more than what he ever received before in...

Brock Lesnar faces the press after UFC 200 fight

Following the UFC 200 event, Brock Lesnar talked to the media alone and was not part of the usual press conference involving everyone on the card. He talked to the press for 10 minutes and then left to “drink a Coors Light…er…Bud Light.” The first question he was asked was if he wants to do this again, what’s the way forward? Does Vince...

Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC was a successful one as the former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion managed to defeat Mark Hunt via unanimous decision at UFC 200 in Las Vegas. Brock now has an MMA record of 6-3. The man known as the beast incarnate often said that diverticulitis prevented him from fighting at 100% and blamed his two previous...

Dana White reveals how Brock deal came about

UFC President Dana White said that they will be promoting WWE on tonight’s UFC 200 broadcast to reciprocate for allowing Brock Lesnar to be part of this huge show. Speaking to reporters after the weigh-ins, White said that it seems that Vince McMahon has finally “loosened up a bit” about the UFC and noted that WWE was promoting the event on...