Category - WWE

Shaq ready to take on Big Show at WrestleMania 33

Big Show

Former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal is ready to step in the ring again, this time at WrestleMania 33 next year in Orlando. During a segment on Inside the NBA on TNT, where Shaq is a co-host, he discussed participating in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania. He said that, “Jerry World was crackin!” with 100,000 people and...

Raw after SummerSlam in Brooklyn pre-sale now on

Raw

The Monday Night Raw following SummerSlam 2016 is currently on pre-sale on Ticketmaster.com and fans wishing to go to the show can purchase tickets by using the code BKRAW. The pre-sale will end on April 8 at 10AM ET and then tickets go on sale to the general public on April 9 at Noon ET. Tickets for this show are $25.50, $40.50, $65.50, $85.50...

Seth Rollins cast in new WWE Studios movie, filming starts today

Seth Rollins

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins will be part of the upcoming WWE Studios thriller titled Temple. The movie is being produced in conjunction with Erebus Pictures, co-founded by Gene Simmons. Rollins will be joining Wesley Snipes, Anna Heche, and Dave Annable who will be in the leading roles for this movie with John Stockwell...

Several cast changes for Total Divas rumored for season 6

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There are unconfirmed reports that Total Divas will get an overhaul in cast for the upcoming season six on E! Those rumored of not returning to the show at all include Alicia Fox, Rosa Mendes, and Mandy Rose. New cast members allegedly joining the show are Renee Young, Lana, Maryse, and Naomi, who returns to the show after she was booted from...

Actual WrestleMania 32 attendance not far off from announced figure

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The Wrestling Observer is reporting that the actual attendance for WrestleMania 32 was 97,769, much higher that the company expected and it was thanks to a large amount of last minute standing room only tickets being sold. The announced gate money of over $17 million is based off that actual number while the company announced an inflated number of...

Raw rating for 04/04/2016

Raw

The post-WrestleMania Monday Night Raw got owned in the ratings by the NCAA basketball game, getting only an average of 4,090,000 viewers. Last year’s post-Mania show did over 5 million viewers. Hour one started with 4,278,000 viewers, followed by a small dip to 4,178,000 in the second hour, before dropping off to 3,816,000 in the third hour...

Maryse makes surprise appearance on Raw

Maryse

Former WWE Diva – or should we say Superstar? – Maryse Ouellet made her return on Raw last night, helping her husband The Miz capture the Intercontinental title from Zack Ryder. Maryse came out after Ryder’s father pushed The Miz during the match and then she slapped him, causing the distraction and allowing The Miz to hit the Skull...

Corbin, Crews, Enzo & Cass debut on Raw

Enzo & Cass

The Raw after WrestleMania did not bring in any outside Superstars however it did bring a couple of popular acts from NXT. First to make his Raw debut was Baron Corbin, the winner of the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Corbin’s involvement on Raw was expected considering he won the battle royal just 24 hours before. The former NFL player...

Cesaro returns on Raw after 5 months

Antonio Cesaro

When Sami Zayn got taken out from the Raw main event last night, the majority of the crowd expected two people to take his place – John Cena or Randy Orton. But the powers that be left the main event with four smart marks favorites and chose Cesaro as the fourth person. The Swiss Superman received a rock star welcome from the audience...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/04/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 4th, 2016 – “A Fresh Start” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Highlights of WrestleMania 32 air, then the regular Raw video plays and the pyro goes off in the American Airlines Arena. Michael Cole, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, and Byron Saxton welcomes us to the city of WrestleMania...

Reddit WWE insider “Falconarrow” hosts AMA session

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Reddit user Falconarrow, a confirmed insider who works with WWE, revealed in a Reddit AMA session today on r/squaredcircle that there are a bunch of surprises and two returns scheduled for the Raw after Mania tonight. A title change is also in the plans with him saying, “However I think this sub will be disappointed in one return that causes a...

Roman Reigns and Charlotte appear on NBC’s TODAY show

Roman Reigns

WWE champions Roman Reigns and Charlotte appeared on NBC’s TODAY show this morning in New York, flying all the way from Dallas overnight on a private jet. “How did you recover so quickly?” the host asked Charlotte as she made her way in. “Make-up,” Charlotte responded getting a few laughs with her honest answer. She said she hasn’t had...

WWE Network reaches 1.8 million subscribers

WWE Network

WWE today announced that there are a total of 1,820,000 subscribers receiving the WWE Network as of yesterday, thanks to the massive #FreeWrestleMania promotion the company did over the past month. It was the first time that WrestleMania was part of a free month since the Network’s inception. Out of the 1,820,000 subscribers, 370,000 opted to...

Is Brie Bella pregnant?

Brie Bella

Brie Bella wrestled her last match for WWE yesterday during the WrestleMania Kickoff show and rumors are that Brie is pregnant with her first child. “These women made my last night feel sooo special. To the #BellaArmy to every women I got in the ring with, to @wwe for living the dream…to my husband @bryanldanielson who taught me...

WWE drops the term Diva completely, unveils new Women’s title

WWE Women's Title

WWE has opted to completely drop the term Diva to distinguish their women athletes and will now instead call them Superstars just like they refer to their male athletes. In an editorial on ThePlayersTribune.com, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon said that their female performers are “world-class athletes, actors, public speakers and...

John Cena helps The Rock fend off The Wyatt Family at WrestleMania

John Cena

John Cena proved once again while he is super human, returning from a torn-rotator cuff surgery just 3 months after going under the knife, recovering in one third of the time he was expected to be out. Cena returned last night at the Hall of Fame to induct Snoop Dogg but had not appeared in a WWE ring since early January. Cena had tweeted several...

WrestleMania 32 shatters attendance and gate money record

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A total of 101,763 fans jam packed the AT&T Stadium to set a new attendance record for a WWE event, surpassing the WrestleMania III record at the Pontiac Silverdome which drew 93,173. In addition to shattering the record, WrestleMania 32 also became the highest grossing live event in WWE history with $17.3 million, surpassing last year’s...