Category - WWE

WWE fans in San Jose go bananas during post-Mania Raw

RAW

Post-WrestleMania Raws are now famous for the rabid, crazy, and unpredictable crowds. With several International visitors, the show has a mix of local and overseas fans and when mixed together, well, it makes for a fun show, or a nightmare for production. Brock Lesnar was the most over guy on the show and him F5ing Michael Cole was all he needed...

Sting doesn’t know what the future holds for him

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In a boost to keep viewers checking out the WWE Network, WWE decided to have Sting in a segment after the show that only played on the Network rather than on Monday Night Raw. Renee Young hosted the short interview in the middle of the ring which started with fans chanting “Thank You Sting.” The Icon said that it was an amazing feeling to...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/30/2015

RAW

It is a new year in WWE tonight after a pretty good WrestleMania. We have a new WWE World Heavyweight Champion, and he wasn’t even in the match to begin with! Seth Rollins cashed in his Money In The Bank contract, successfully, and pinned Roman Reigns to become the “top dog” of WWE. Also, Triple H took back full-control after beating Sting...

Sheamus returns on Monday Night Raw

Sheamus

Former WWE champion Sheamus made his return on Monday Night Raw and turned heel, beating up Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler after he came out to save them from Bad News Barrett. There were rumors that he was written into the WrestleMania script but he never made an appearance at WrestleMania. Sheamus has been off WWE television since November 3...

Ronda Rousey: “We’re just gettin’ started”

Ronda Rousey

It seems that the partnership between WWE and Ronda Rousey will go past last night’s epic WrestleMania moment. “The night: Historic. The moment: Electric. The Rock, Ronda & the WWE Universe: Magic,” Rousey tweeted today. And perhaps the most important comment that will send WWE fans in frenzy came right after that. “We’re just...

WWE stocks sink after latest Network subscriber count

WWE HQ

Following a successful WrestleMania, record breaking gate, and 1.3 million subscribers to the WWE Network, Wall Street was still not happy and drove WWE stocks 15% in the red. Just like what happened last year when the company announced the WWE Network subscribers count the day after Mania, investors were quick to sell off immediately as the news...

NXT Takeover live specials to be monthly shows

NXT

With NXT one of the most popular WWE brands, it was only a matter of time before more live specials are added to the schedule. In the press release issued today, WWE announced that NXT Takeover specials will now be airing monthly rather than quarterly, giving NXT its own pay-per-view feel events every month. No other information was given but...

Press release on all the new WWE Network shows

WWE Network

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — In addition to the premium monthly live pay-per-view events, WWE Network unveiled new programming for the remainder of 2015, which includes eight brand new original series and partnerships with director Jeff Tremaine, Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and legendary talk show host Jerry...

Launch information for new WWE Network series

WWE Network

During the post-WrestleMania conference call, WWE released the dates for their upcoming new shows on the WWE Network. The animated series Camp WWE will launch in late 2015, Swerved will launch in May, Diva Search will be this Fall, Too Hot For TV with Jerry Springer launches in April, Unfiltered starts in May, Culture Shock is in June, and WWE The...

WWE announces it has 1.3 million WWE Network subscribers

WWE Network

Today, WWE announced that it has a total of 1,315,000 subscribers on the WWE Network. The company hit the one million mark in January after the Network went live in the United Kingdom and thanks to the interest in the Royal Rumble. The Network started with 495,000 subscribers, then increased to 667,000, 700,000, 731,000, 816,000, and 1,001,000...

Seth Rollins appears on NBC’s TODAY Show as the new WWE champion

Seth Rollins

The new WWE World Heavyweight champion, Seth Rollins, made his first talk show appearance as the top man in WWE today, appearing on NBC’s TODAY show at 9:30AM with Al Roker, Willie Geist, and Tamron Hall. Rollins’ video from last night played and then Rollins walked in with the WWE title on his shoulder. He said he won the Money In The Bank...

Some new details on upcoming original series on the WWE Network

WWE Network

During last night’s WrestleMania, WWE ran a couple of ads for new WWE Network shows that will debut soon. Promos which ran for four new shows include Camp WWE, a new TV-MA adult comedy short series from Seth Green, Swerved, a hilarious new original series from the director of Jackass and Bad Grandpa, Too Hot For TV, featuring outrageous stunts...

Jericho’s podcast Talk is Jericho is coming to the WWE Network

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho is coming to the WWE Network and he’s bringing his Talk is Jericho podcast with him. During WrestleMania last night, WWE announced that there will be a special Jericho podcast similar to what Steve Austin did already. The Talk is Jericho podcast on the WWE Network will happen on April 6 right after Monday Night Raw finishes and...

The Rock and Ronda Rousey create special WrestleMania moment

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There were plenty of WrestleMania moments during the show yesterday but perhaps the most memorable one was when UFC Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey decided to tag team with The Rock and stick it to The Authority. The Rock dropped hints all week long that he might show up at WrestleMania and when Stephanie McMahon and Triple H were boasting...

WWE WrestleMania 31 in-depth report

WrestleMania 31

Welcome to the Levi’s Stadium in sunny Santa Clara, California, for WrestleMania 31! TYSON KIDD AND CESARO VS LOS MATADORES VS THE NEW DAY VS THE USOS (Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Tag Team titles) The first match on the pre-show was the WWE Tag Team title fatal 4 way between The Usos, Los Matadores, The New Day, and Tyson Kidd and Cesaro...

Odds turn in favor to Brock Lesnar for WrestleMania 31 main event

Brock Lesnar

With two hours to go until WrestleMania starts, the odds in the WWE World Heavyweight title have switched again and this time Brock Lesnar is the super favorite among the bookies. Reigns was the favorite with 4/7 up until a few hours ago but now Lesnar is the absolute favorite with some having him at 2/7 and 1/7. Reigns has moved to 5/2 with some...

Bray Wyatt sprains ankle during warm up a few hours ago

Bray Wyatt

PWInsider.com is reporting that Bray Wyatt sprained his ankle when working out in the ring a few hours ago at Levi’s Stadium and had to be carried to the back via a cart. Before big shows wrestlers usually go down to the ring and go over some moves and final touches and warm up and that’s when the incident happened. It’s not known how...

Sting says that match with Triple H might be his last one

Sting

In comments given to the Associated Press, former WCW and TNA champion Sting said that his match against Triple H might be his last one of his career although the door is open for one more match. “I’m feeling like this is probably going to be my last one,” Sting said. “We’ll see how everyone reacts. If I’m asked...