Category - WWE

Citrus Bowl in Orlando to host WrestleMania 33 in 2017

WrestleMania

For the second time in 9 years, the city of Orlando is getting WrestleMania as WWE officially announced that the biggest sports-entertainment event of the year will return to the state of Florida next year for WrestleMania 33. The news was broken by the Orlando Sentinel newspaper and WWE will hold a press conference this morning at the Citrus Bowl...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/07/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for March 7th, 2015 – “A ‘Dirty’ Warning” Introduction Segment: Video Promo A recap of Vince and Shane’s rivalry plays, and then we go live to the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois! Segment #2: Arena Promo Shane McMahon prances out to a loud ovation and gets to business. He talks about how bad Vince has...

Raw from Chicago tonight with Shane McMahon appearing

Shane McMahon

Monday Night Raw tonight is live from the home of one of the hottest wrestling crowds in the United States, Chicago, and the prodigal son Shane McMahon will be on Raw for the first time since his surprise return a few weeks ago. Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker are not advertised for tonight but Roman Reigns is scheduled to be there and so are Dean...

Big Boss Man is added to the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Big Boss Man

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 has just got some law enforcement addition as The Big Boss Man has just been announced as the latest member for this year’s ceremony. Big Boss Man, real name Ray Traylor, made his professional wrestling debut in 1985 as Big Bubba Rogers and wrestled for the UWF for a year before leaving for the WWE. Managed by...

NXT book by ECW Press set for release on April 1, 2017

NXT

ECW Press today announced the publication of NXT: The Future Is Now, a book written by Jon Robinson which will be released on April 1, 2017. The new book follows the rise of NXT from its conception to becoming WWE’s newest global brand. The preview of the book reads, “Learn how NXT came to be, from the opening of the WWE Performance Center to...

SummerSlam 2016 travel packages on sale next week

SummerSlam

If you’re still paying your credit card debt from your WrestleMania travel package and want to go to SummerSlam, well, you better pay it up quickly as packages for the 2016 SummerSlam go on sale on March 14 at Noon EST. Three different packages will be on sale – the Big Apple package, Platinum package, and Gold package. They all include a...

Roadblock WWE Network event advertised as three hour show

Roadblock

The Roadblock WWE Network event for Saturday, March 12, is being advertised as a three hour show on the WWE Network. Formerly known as March to WrestleMania, Roadblock will take place at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada, and will only be available on the WWE Network, similar to the Elimination Chamber and King of the Ring shows that WWE...

Charlotte match against Becky Lynch stopped after injury

Charlotte

WWE Divas champion Charlotte had to abandon her match against Becky Lynch last night at the non-televised live event in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after she got whacked in the nose. With injuries piling up in the lead up to WrestleMania, having the Divas champion injured is surely something that WWE wants to avoid. The incident happened when Lynch...

Emma knocked out by Asuka during NXT event

Emma

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Cleveland, Ohio, started off on the wrong foot as Emma got legit knocked out by her opponent Asuka. Asuka performed a combination of kicks and backhands on Emma and one kick to the face put Emma on the floor. The ref immediately checked on her as it looked like a stiff one but Emma tried to get up...

Smackdown rating for 03/03/2016

Smackdown

The March 3 episode of Smackdown drew a total of 2,491,000 viewers, an increase of nearly 100,000 viewers from last week even though the second hour went up against the Republican Presidential Debate on Fox News which drew 16.8 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WrestleMania 32 is free for new WWE Network subscribers

WrestleMania 32

In a move that may raise some eyebrows and question the sanity of those making the decisions, WWE announced that WrestleMania 32 will be free for new WWE Network subscribers who sign up this month. WWE is using the #FreeWrestleMania hashtag to promote this news on their social media. This will be the first time that the show will be offered for...

Smackdown TV report for 03/03/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 3rd, 2016 – “‘Third Wheel’ Rolling!” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Recap of Raw’s issues between WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H and Dean Ambrose is shown, then the regular Smackdown! video plays. Segment #2: Arena Promo Dean Ambrose hobbles to the ring, selling...

WWE and Cricket Wireless announce multi-year agreement

WWE logo

Cricket Wireless and WWE announced today that they will team up with for a multi-year agreement, providing Cricket significant visibility and consumer engagement at WWE’s biggest events of the year, including WrestleMania, SummerSlam, Royal Rumble and Payback. WWE’s relationship with Cricket Wireless is highlighted by a sponsorship of WWE...

Ric Flair to induct Sting into the WWE Hall of Fame

Ric Flair

Wooooo! Are you ready for another Ric Flair Hall of Fame speech? The two-time Hall of Famer announced on his podcast yesterday that he will be inducting Sting in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 on April 2. The Nature Boy was the favorite to do the honors from the very beginning considering the long history the two had in WCW. JBL and Ron...

Kevin Dunn gets the highest salary among all WWE execs in 2015

WWE HQ

WWE has sent a letter to all of its stockholders announcing that the 2016 annual meeting will be held on April 21 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel with stockholders being asked to vote on six items, including the election of the ten Board of Directors. In the proxy statement that was attached to the invitation, there were some interesting figures on...

Total Divas season 5 episode 7 rating

Total Divas

Total Divas episode seven of season five with the title Hart of the Matter did a total of 591,000 viewers which is now the lowest rated show in the whole series. It suffered a huge drop of 186,000 viewers from last week and it’s down over half a million viewers from the season opener. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)