Category - WWE

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/02/2017

Happy New Year! Welcome to tonight’s Raw Report. Your main event is a United States Championship Match between Roman Reigns and Chris Jericho. I wanted to take a moment and thank The Coach (@TheCoachESPN) for his props on Twitter during UFC 207 coverage. Coach, you nailed it. Also, if you ever want to hit me up, don’t forget to do so...

Five more join the Royal Rumble match

Five more WWE Superstars have signed up to enter the 30-men over-the-top-rope Royal Rumble match on January 29, sending the total number to seven so far. Joining Goldberg and Brock Lesnar will be Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods of The New Day, as well as Chris Jericho and Braun Strowman. Kofi, for the past several years, managed to came up...

Raw Women’s title match set for the 2017 Royal Rumble

The Raw Women’s title match for the Royal Rumble was set last night on Raw with current champion Charlotte defending the gold against number one contender Bayley. Bayley won the right to face Charlotte after she defeated Nia Jax on the show thanks to some interference from fellow Four Horsewomen member Sasha Banks. The white belt has...

Paige shows up backstage at Raw in Tampa

Former WWE Divas champion Paige was photographed entering the Amalie Arena in Tampa and was backstage at Raw however it looks like she has already departed. Paige was accompanied by Del Rio. The young Brit has been in a fair share of trouble with her employer lately, failing a WWE Wellness Program test twice and her relationship with the man...

Goldberg on the first Raw of 2017 tonight

The first Raw of 2017 will start with a bang as former World Heavyweight champion Bill Goldberg will be appearing on the show to continue the build-up to the Royal Rumble. Goldberg was the first man to throw his name in the 30-men over-the-top-rope Rumble match the day after the Survivor Series. After Goldberg announced his intentions to step in...

New Orleans to host WrestleMania 34

New Orleans is getting the biggest pay-per-view of the year again as WWE has selected the city to host WrestleMania 34 next year. The news was broken by ProWrestlingSheet.com and later confirmed by other sources. The last time WWE held WrestleMania in New Orleans was three years ago, where Daniel Bryan won the WWE World Heavyweight title. That...

Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker to appear on January 9 Raw

Shawn Michaels and The Undertaker are being advertised to appear on the January 9 Monday Night Raw in New Orleans, Louisiana. WWE.COM also added their graphics on the event page. Shawn Michaels had been rumored to be part of the Royal Rumble for quite some time now since the show is happening in his home town of San Antonio, Texas. AJ Styles...

WWE ranks the top 25 matches of 2016

With no more televised matches set for 2016, WWE.COM listed the top 25 matches of the year and the big winner was NXT as the brand topped the first two places followed by a women’s match. The Revival vs DIY, the 2-out-of-3 falls match for the NXT Tag Team titles at NXT Takeover: Toronto took the big honor as the best match of the year in WWE...

Smackdown improves its viewership average compared to 2015

Smackdown improved slightly in the ratings compared to last year since moving to USA Network and switching to a live broadcast on Tuesday nights. In 52 broadcasts, Smackdown only managed to crack the 3 million viewers once for the July 19 draft broadcast. It surpassed the 2.5 million viewer mark 16 times and failed to go over the 2 million viewer...

Smackdown rating for 12/27/2016

The last episode of Smackdown for the year 2016 drew 2,885,000 viewers, beating Raw only for the second time in the ratings since the draft started. The show, headlined by three title matches and the return of John Cena, had an increase of 248,000 viewers over last week’s episode. It’s the second most-watched Smackdown since it moved to USA...

A comprehensive look at the 2016 Monday Night Raw viewership

2016 was not a stellar year for Monday Night Raw viewership, with the show only surpassing an average of 4 million viewers twice in 52 weeks. The first hour of Raw managed to crack the 4 million viewer mark only three times in 2016, same as the second hour. The third hour of the show however only did that twice. Breaking the 3.5 million average...

Raw rating for 12/26/2016

The last Raw of 2016 drew a total of 2,855,000 average viewers, down 100,000 viewers from last week’s show against a very strong Monday Night Football on ESPN which drew 18.5 million viewers. Hour one did 2,974,000 viewers, then dropped to 2,878,000 in the second hour, and ended the night with 2,715,000. Raw was 5th, 6th, and 8th in the 18-49...

Live WWE event results from 12/27 in St. Louis, Missouri

W-O reader Andy attended last night’s non-televised Raw event at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri and sent in the following results. Cesaro and Sheamus defeated The New Day, and Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in a triple threat match to retain the Raw Tag Team titles; Big Cass with Enzo defeated Rusev after Lana got ejected; Sasha...

John Cena vs AJ Styles set for the Royal Rumble

The second main event for the Royal Rumble was announced last night on Smackdown and the returning John Cena has found himself back in the title picture. Kicking off the show, Cena said that for the Rumble, he would be challenging the winner of the WWE championship match from later on in the evening, a triple threat match between champion AJ...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 12/27/2016

For the last Smackdown! of 2016, we are Championship-filled as three titles are on the line! The Tag-Team, Women’s and WWE World Heavyweight will be defended in major-matches! Will Smackdown! close 2016 with new champions, or can the current champions (The Wyatt Family, Alexa Bliss, and A.J. Styles, respectively) walk into 2017 with their...