Category - WWE

Tough Enough’s Patrick Clark makes in-ring NXT debut

Patrick Clark

Tough Enough competitor Patrick Clark made his NXT in-ring debut yesterday at a show in Lakeland, Florida, becoming the first male competitor from the last season to make his debut. Clark wrestled Riddick Moss in a short match, a match which he lost. During the filming of Tough Enough, Clark was the favorite to win the whole competition due to his...

WWE confirms Finn Balor’s ankle injury

Finn Balor

The WWE website has confirmed that NXT champion Finn Balor has suffered an ankle injury during last night’s NXT non-televised live event in Nashville, Tennessee, and will be unable to compete in tonight’s NXT show in Indianapolis, Indiana. WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann said that Balor will be undergoing further evaluation on Monday to...

Possible injury to Finn Balor at NXT live event in Nashville

Finn Balor

NXT champion Finn Balor seemed to be a little banged up after his match against Samoa Joe yesterday at the NXT live event in Nashville at the Nashville War Memorial Auditorium. Balor apparently twisted his ankle after hitting the Coup de Grâce on Joe and after the match he kept holding his leg and was eventually helped up by the referee. From a...

Smackdown rating for 02/04/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown this week drew a total of 2,664,000 viewers, a drop of 56,000 viewers from the previous week. It was the second most watched program on cable at 8PM in terms of viewers and first in terms of 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE hires AfterBuzz TV host Catherine Kelly

Catherine Kelley

PWInsider.com is reporting that AfterBuzz TV host Catherine Kelly has wrapped up her duties with the company and has been hired by WWE as an announcer. Kelly did the last NXT AfterBuzz show on Wednesday and then tweeted her thanks. “Lucky to call this place home the last 4 yrs. To the friends who’ve become family, thank you for letting me...

Bull Dempsey released from NXT

NXT

28 year old NXT wrestler Bull Dempsey – real name James Smith – was released by WWE today according to his Twitter, two and a half years after signing a developmental deal. “It’s been real @WWENXT. Amazing group of coaches & coworkers & a helluva boss. Thank you for the opportunity @TripleH. See ya down the road,”...

Smackdown TV report for 02/04/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for February 4th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Welcoming The regular Smackdown! video plays and the pyro goes off in the arena of Memphis, Tennessee! Mauro Ranallo welcomes us as Roman Reigns’ music plays! Match #1: Single – Roman Reigns VS. Rusev (with League of Nations members King Barrett and Alberto Del...

Total Divas season 5 episode 3 rating

Total Divas

Episode 3 of season 5 of Total Divas which was titled The Truth About Cats and Divas did a total of 840,000 viewers on E! yesterday which is down 100,000 viewers from the previous week. Last night’s episode featured the introduction of former Tough Enough contestant and the newest WWE Diva, Mandy. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Bret Hart doesn’t think Owen will be in the WWE Hall of Fame

Owen Hart

In an interview released today by Ring Rust Radio with WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart, Hart revealed that he’s almost 100% sure that his brother Owen will not be in this year’s Hall of Fame or any time soon. Hart said that while he wasn’t told officially yet that Owen is not on this year’s list, other family members who work...

Raw rating for 02/01/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw failed to keep its viewership from the big bump last week and returned to its sort-of average number of 3,83,000 viewers this week, a drop of a whopping 715,000 viewers from last week’s show which featured the Rumble fallout and the return of The Rock. Hour one did 3,592,000, followed by 3,464,000 in the second hour, and then...

24 hour Groundhog Day special discounts on WWE Shop

WWEShop

The WWE Shop website is running a Groundhog Day special with 310 items up for sale. Items on sale include t-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies, headwear and muscle tees and feature Superstars such as Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, John Cena, Kevin Owens, Brock Lesnar, New Day, Finn Balor and others. Most of the popular t-shirts are running for $15 each...

Grammy Award-winning Usos? Oops!

Lilian Garcia

Even seasoned ring announcers sometime slip up and Lilian Garcia found that out last night on Raw. No, she didn’t literally slip up physically, although she did that in the past, but had an oops! moment while introducing former tag team champions The Usos. Ever since winning a Slammy Award, The Usos have been introduced as the Slammy...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/01/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for February 1st, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Raw video plays and we go live to the arena in Birmingham, Alabama, where Michael Cole greets us. Segment #2: Arena Promo Brock Lesnar’s music starts and “The Beast” himself enters with Paul Heyman in tow. Heyman announces himself...

WrestleMania 32 Axxess pre-sale codes for tomorrow

WrestleMania 32

WrestleMania Axxess tickets will go on pre-sale tomorrow on Ticketmaster.com at 9AM EST and will run till February 5 at 11:45PM CST. Codes you can use to purchase tickets are TWEETME, ALLMANIA, and TWAXXESS. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Saturday, February 6 at 9AM CST. There will be three different prices for Axxess including...

Stephanie McMahon on Good Morning America tomorrow

Stephanie McMahon

WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon will be on ABC’s Good Morning America tomorrow morning during the 8AM hour. McMahon will be interviewed by GMA news anchor Amy Robach to discuss WWE business, female leadership, and WWE’s philanthropy work. McMahon received some heat last year when she retweeted Twitter’s co-founder remark that...

Shinsuke Nakamura says goodbye to New Japan Pro Wrestling

Shinsuke Nakamura

Unable to hold back tears both in the ring and afterward while doing interviews with the press, Shinsuke Nakamura said goodbye to New Japan Pro Wrestling with his final show at the Korakuen Hall today in Japan. His last match was a six man tag team match where he tagged along with Kazuchika Okada and Tomohiro Ishii to defeat Hirooki Goto, Hiroshi...

WWE Network gift cards now available at GameStop

WWE Network

The WWE Network gift cards are now available at GameStop locations as well in the United States, the second brick and mortar shop to carry these cards after Walmart. The card is sold for $29.97 and includes a three month subscription to the WWE Network for the regular price of $9.99 a month. Once the card is purchased and redeemed on the WWE...