Category - WWE

It’s ‘WWE Week’ on USA Network

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USA Network kicked off WWE Week yesterday with the screening of Santa’s Little Helper, the movie featuring The Miz, Paige, and former 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord. Tonight there’s the live Monday Night Raw which will have the Slammy Awards and tomorrow there will also be a live Smackdown airing at 8PM EST on USA. On Wednesday, the two hour...

Brock Lesnar returns, destroys Del Rio and Rusev

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the ring last night at a non-televised live event at The Forum in Inglewood, California, his first house show with no cameras in over a decade. Lesnar – accompanied by his advocate Paul Heyman – wrestled the United States champion Alberto Del Rio. Lesnar won the match via...

NXT Takeover: Dallas sold out

NXT

The NXT Takeover: Dallas event has sold out after the last remaining tickets went on sale to the general public earlier today. During the pre-sale yesterday, the majority of the tickets were snapped in a matter of minutes and today the remaining ones were gone in 15 minutes according to a tweet by Triple H. NXT is definitely the most popular in...

WWE personnel in Afghanistan for Tribute to the Troops tour

Tribute to the Troops

Every year, a group of WWE personnel travel overseas to visit the troops in conjunction with the Tribute to the Troops show and this year is no different as WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Big Show, R-Truth, Alicia Fox and Eva Marie made the trip to meet the troops stationed in different bases overseas. Last year, McMahon, Show, Truth and Fox...

WWE marathon on Sky Sports 2 in UK on December 24

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On December 24, Sky Sports 2 in the United Kingdom will be running a full WWE marathon starting at 6AM GMT that will run through 6AM on Christmas Day. Titles that will be screened include the Ultimate Warrior WWE Network special, documentaries on Batista, Macho Man, John Cena, The Attitude Era, and several Best Of titles from The Great American...

Smackdown TV report for 12/17/2015

Smackdown

After a pretty-good Raw – complete with a bit of a surprise and genuinely nice/respectable/hot crowd – we now move on to the potentially new era as the “Roman Empire” begins! Following his big (and much, much, much deserved) win on Monday, what will new WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns have to say tonight? What does former...

NXT sells out three cities from upcoming January tour

NXT

Apart from the pre-sale for the NXT Takeover: Dallas event, tickets for the NXT tour in January in five different cities went on sale earlier today and three of them are already sold out. The shows in Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee have all been sold out while there are still tickets left for Green Bay and Pittsburgh. It is the first time that...

NXT Takeover: Dallas for WrestleMania weekend pre-sale code

NXT

NXT Takeover: Dallas pre-sale will kick off today at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com and the pre-sale code to secure a ticket is NXTLIVE. Just like Raw after Mania, this particular event will be very hard to get as only around 9,000 seats will be made available and they with nearly 100,000 fans in the area that weekend, everyone would want to go the...

More matches taped before NXT Takeover: London

Jordan & Gable

W-O reader Ian Hamilton of backbodydrop.com sent in word that prior to the NXT Takeover: London WWE Network event, two matches were taped that will probably make it on the next NXT weekly show. In the first match, Jordan and Gable wrestled Blake and Murphy, Hype Bros and Vaudevillains in what was described as a “fantastic opener.” The crowd...

Preview and return date for Total Divas season 5

Total Divas

E! issued a press release announcing that Total Divas season five will return on Tuesday, January 19 at 9PM EST, keeping the same timeslot that the show had in season four following its move from Sunday nights. The new season will feature Nikki and Brie Bella, Eva Marie, Paige, Natalya, Rosa Mendes, Alicia Fox, and newcomer Mandy, the runner-up...

Sami Zayn closes out NXT Takeover: London

Sami Zayn

After the NXT Takeover: London main event was over and the broadcast was done from the WWE Network, there was one more match that the London crowd got to experience…and the return of Sami Zayn. Zayn wrestled Tye Dillinger and after the match was over, Zayn spent around 5 minutes talking to the 10,000 fans who packed the SSE Arena in Wembley...

NXT Takeover: London live report

NXT London

Here’s the report for NXT Takeover: London WWE Network special event, which took place from the SSE Arena Wembley in London, England. Triple H opened up the show similar to NXT Takeover: Brooklyn however with dimmed lights rather than pitch black. He said that last Sunday he got his ass kicked, it wasn’t the first time, and it won’t be...

Roman Reigns appears on ESPN’s SportsCenter WWE segment

Roman Reigns

The new WWE World Heavyweight champion Roman Reigns appeared on ESPN’s SportsCenter last night with Jonathan Coachman, as ESPN resumed its WWE segment after a two week hiatus. Reigns said that he had a crazy year that started at the Royal Rumble in Philly where things didn’t go according to plan but had to deal with the fans’ reaction. He...

NXT Takeover: London live this afternoon on the WWE Network

NXT London

Live this afternoon from the SSE Arena in Wembley, WWE presents NXT Takeover: London on the WWE Network. The broadcast starts at 3PM EST and 8PM GMT. The full card is as follows: Finn Balor vs Samoa Joe in a last man standing match for the NXT title; Bayley vs Nia Jax for the NXT Women’s title; Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson vs Enzo Amore and Big...

Raw rating for 12/14/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw rebounded big time in the ratings this week coming off the pay-per-view and the hyped appearance of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. The show did a total of 3,884,666 average viewers, up significantly from last week’s 3,054,000. An additional 800,000 viewers tuned in to see the fallout from TLC. Hour one did 4,043,000 viewers...

2015 Slammy Award categories and nominees announced

Slammy Awards

With one week to go for the 2015 Slammy Awards, WWE has opened up the voting and announced nominees for several categories. Categories which were announced include Match of the Year, WWE Diva of the Year, Breakout Star of the Year, LOL Moment of the Year, Extreme Moment of the Year, “This is Awesome” Moment of the Year, The OMG Shocking Moment...

Wade Barrett out with neck injury

Wade Barrett

Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet and formerly of TMZ Sports is reporting that Wade Barrett is out due to a nerve injury in his neck however the injury isn’t deemed to be that serious and will be back soon. Barrett was absent from the TLC pay-per-view and from Monday Night Raw but his absence was not explained on television. Satin says that...