Category - WWE

Roman Reigns wins WWE World Heavyweight title on Raw

Roman Reigns

After several close calls, Roman Reigns is finally the WWE World Heavyweight champion, a title he won last night on Monday Night Raw after defeating Sheamus and even dropping Vince McMahon with the Superman punch. The 30 year old won the Royal Rumble earlier this year and went on to main event WrestleMania 31, a match which he was expected to win...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/14/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for December 14th, 2015 – “Actions Breed Consequences” Introduction Segment: Video, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Footage of the suspenseful (and I truly mean that, as there were times I thought it could actually go either way) TLC WWE World Heavyweight Championship match is shown, as well as the post-match...

NXT visiting 5 different cities in January during tour

NXT

NXT is once again packing the bags and going on the road as Triple H today announced that NXT will be visiting five different cities next month. The tour kicks off on January 14 for three days visiting Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Chicago, and then picks up again on January 29 and 30 with NXT going to Detroit and Pittsburgh. This is the first time...

WWE introduces new logo for the 2016 Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble

The last time the Royal Rumble had a change in its logo was back in 2005 and now after 11 yeas WWE has decided to give the Rumble logo a face lift and go with a completely different design. The previous logo used more of a block type of font whereas the new logo is more, well, royal-looking. This is the sixth Royal Rumble logo change. The first...

NXT stars enjoying rowdy crowds at UK tour

NXT

The NXT Superstars and Divas are enjoying their time in the United Kingdom with fans coming up with several creative chants that take over the whole arena. The most popular of the group seems to be the tag team of Jason Jordan and Chad Gable with fans chanting their names to the tune of the popular Yaya/Kolo Toure chant from football (or soccer...

WWE and NBCUniversal tout Coca-Cola collaboration

WWE HQ

WWE and NBCUniversal today announced that Coca-Cola will be the presenting partner of this year’s Tribute to the Troops event, a new collaboration which will include brand integration throughout the broadcast on USA Network. Coca-Cola commercial spots will air during the broadcast and on WWE Network, and WWE will develop behind-the-scenes...

Mauro Ranallo joins Smackdown broadcast team

Smackdown

When Smackdown debuts on the USA Network on January 7, a new voice will be leading the announcing booth, popular MMA and boxing announcer Mauro Ranallo. The news was reported yesterday by Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole. Ranallo has been doing commentary for Showtime Championship Boxing, Glory Kickboxing and Invicta Fighting Championships as well...

TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2015 PPV results

TLC

Here are the results from last night’s TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view which took place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Sasha Banks defeated Becky Lynch in the Kickoff match; The New Day defeated The Usos and The Lucha Dragons to retain the Tag Team titles in a triple threat tag team ladder match; Rusev defeated...

All champions favorite to keep their titles tonight at TLC

Sheamus

The current WWE World Heavyweight champion Sheamus is the favorite to retain the title tonight according to the bookies, standing at 1/7 in the odds while Reigns is distant at 4/1. In the other title matches, all the champions are favorites, with Del Rio at 2/9, The New Day at 4/9, Kevin Owens at 1/3, and Charlotte at 1/4. Their opponents stand at...

NXT Takeover: Dallas confirmed for WrestleMania 32 weekend

NXT

Triple H confirmed on his Twitter today that the NXT show in Dallas two nights before WrestleMania 32 will be a Takeover show and will be titled NXT Takeover: Dallas. “This is the ticket you’re gonna [email protected] the takeover continues. #NXTTakeOver: Dallas,” he wrote, adding a photo of himself holding a ticket in front of a WWE logo. The...

John Cena to take another short break after the Royal Rumble

John Cena

John Cena will be taking another short break from WWE after the Royal Rumble and will return in time for the quick Germany tour in February. The former WWE champion is only advertised up until the Raw after the Rumble and after that, Cena is nowhere on any advertising or any event listing on WWE.COM until the February 8 Raw in Seattle, Washington...

Lesnar to face Del Rio at live event in Inglewood, California

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar’s first night back in WWE since the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view in October will be next week at the non-televised live event in Inglewood, California at The Forum and his opponent will be the United States champion Alberto Del Rio. This will be the first time ever that the two will be meeting each other in the ring. The only other...

Smackdown TV report for 12/10/2015

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for December 10th, 2015 Match #1: Single – Roman Reigns (with Dean Ambrose and The Usos [Jimmy and Jey]) VS. United States Champion Alberto Del Rio (with League Of Nations partners Rusev, King Barrett, and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus) The bell rings and the two square off amid “Roman” chants...

Sami Zayn makes in-ring return at NXT live event in Newcastle

Sami Zayn

Sami Zayn made his in-ring return at the NXT live event tour in Newcastle, England, yesterday and wrestled NXT champion Finn Balor in the main event. Breaking the usual tradition, the champion came out first for his match, leaving Zayn to get one of the biggest pops of the night. Fans chanted “Ole ole ole!” as the WWE production team waited a...

WWE Network to launch in Japan on January 5, 2016

WWE Network

WWE announced that the WWE Network will be available in Japan starting on January 5, 2016, with the first month of service offered for free to those who sign up. This is another major market cleared for the Network which was unable to broadcast there due to TV contract issues. The WWE Network in Japan will be similar to the US version of the...

Daniel Bryan claims his WWE career might be over

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan traveled to Singapore to promote WWE business this week and during one of the several media stops, he told The New Paper Online that his WWE career could be over. I think it could be the end of my career in WWE, but I don’t think it will be the end of my career,” Bryan said. “I could find another passion, but it would...

Trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 movie featuring Sheamus

Sheamus

WWE World Heavyweight champion Sheamus has a role in the upcoming movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows where he plays the character of Rocksteady. Filming for the movie began in April of this year and Sheamus, who’s credited as Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly appears both as a live action actor and also doing voice over for the...