Category - WWE

WWE to announce 8 new series for the Network tomorrow

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Marc Graser, the former Senior Editor at Variety is reporting that WWE will be announcing new original shows for the WWE Network tomorrow, most likely at the conference call that Vince McMahon and George Barrios will host in the morning. A Divas Search program, based on the Diva Search Contest that the company used to run years ago is among the...

WWE honors business partners at the annual Business Partner Summit

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WWE hosted its annual business partner summit in San Jose, California, yesterday and honored its most trusted partners during the event. The WWE Family Friendly Partner of the Year was given to Kraft Foods for Capri Sun, the Innovation Partner of the year was awarded to Rogers Communications Canada, the Multicultural Business Partner of the Year...

WrestleMania 31 parking and public transport information

WrestleMania 31

With WrestleMania today and over 70,000 fans expected, traffic and parking will be one of the biggest headaches for those making the trip. If you are driving to the stadium, the parking lot will open at 11:30AM. A parking pass will be needed and fans can pre-purchase a parking ticket through the Levi’s Stadium App for iPhone or Android devices...

WWE wins two CableFAX Digital Awards

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WWE announced that it has been named the winner of two 2015 CableFAX Digital Awards: “Social Media Dream Team,” honoring WWE’s social media department, and “Best Smartphone App,” for the WWE App. WWE received the top honor of the night, beating Turner Sports, Discovery and OWN to win the award for Social Media Dream Team. WWE’s social...

WWE live event in Leeds, England, moves date and time

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The non-televised live event in Leeds, England, as part of the upcoming WWE tour of Europe on April 13 has been moved to Sunday, April 12, at 1PM. The move was done to enable everyone on that leg of the tour to be available for Monday Night Raw in London on April 13. Usually WWE runs two shows at the same night when Raw is on in the United Kingdom...

2015 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony report

WWE Hall of Fame

The first inductee of the evening is Rikishi, inducted by his two sons, former WWE Tag Team champions The Usos. The Usos say that they and all their family are from the Bay Area which gets a cheap pop from the crowd. They said they remember all their dad’s gimmicks but one of them they certainly cannot forget. A picture of Rikishi’s ass is...

Bag policy for Levi’s Stadium for tonight’s WrestleMania

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Those attending WrestleMania today at the Levi’s Stadium should be aware that bags are prohibited including backpacks and other carriers. The only exceptions will be WWE-approved clear tote bags sold at the WrestleMania Superstore or the merchandise trucks, one gallon clear freezer zip lock type bags, small clutch bag (the size of an adult...

Amazing WrestleMania 31 opening video with LL Cool J revealed

WrestleMania 31

The opening video for tomorrow’s WrestleMania has been revealed. Starring NCIS: Los Angeles actor and rapper LL Cool J, the opening pays homage to Silicon Valley and how mediums have changed apart from one thing: Us. The video starts with footage of radios, to televisions, to old computers, and the Internet with LL Cool J narrating the story...

Who will induct who at tonight’s WWE Hall of Fame 2015 ceremony

WWE Hall of Fame

Live tonight on the WWE Network, WWE presents the Hall of Fame 2015 induction ceremony from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The Hall of Fame will feature eight inductions tonight plus one Warrior Award. Macho Man Randy Savage will be inducted by Hulk Hogan and Randy’s brother Lanny Poffo will be there for the speech. Rikishi will be...

WrestleMania Today report for 03/27/2015

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The second and last WrestleMania Today broadcast of this year’s WrestleMania weekend was anchored by Renee Young who was joined by Bryon Saxton and Corey Graves on the panel. The show started with a video recapping the Undertaker and Bray Wyatt feud which was followed by a discussion of if the Undertaker still has it and Wyatt’s plan. Then...

Former MMA fighter Phil Baroni says he is signing a WWE deal

Phil Baroni

Phil Baroni, the 38 year old former mixed martial artist, wrote on Twitter that he’s on the way to WrestleMania to sign a WWE deal. “Just got my flight and tickets to @Wrestlemania. I’m getting flown it to sign my contract and see what the @wwe and @Wrestlemania are about,” Baroni wrote yesterday. Baroni fought for several different...

Jim Ross sits ringside for live NXT event in San Jose

Jim Ross

Jim Ross and his wife were sitting ringside at the NXT live event yesterday at San Jose State University and when Triple H pointed him out during intermission fans chanted “JR” and even got a couple of “Holy shit” chants from the NXT faithful. This was the first time that JR attended a live WWE event since he was fired right after...

Linda McMahon in town for WrestleMania

Linda McMahon

Ever since dropping out of the political scene, former WWE CEO Linda McMahon has stayed out of the spotlight and is still pretty much absent from WWE events. But not WrestleMania, as WrestleMania is the one show that Linda doesn’t miss! The former Republican Senate candidate is currently in San Jose with the rest of her family – minus...