Category - WWE

Sasha Banks on the cover of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

WWE Superstar Sasha Banks is gracing the cover of the July-August 2016 Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine. The super-fit Banks poses with a black and pink Tapout gear with the Legit Boss hand rings and the text “WWE Superstar Sasha Banks – The plan that got her into super shape” as the headline. Apart from a pictorial with a workout...

Jerry Lawler speaks from jail on arrest and what led to it

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler spoke with WMC Action News 5 from jail to discuss the events that led to his and his girlfriend’s arrest in the early hours of Friday morning. Lawler said that he came home to find Lauryn completely drunk after a party where she and her friends watched game 6 of the NBA Finals. Funny enough, Lawler was just...

Jerry “The King” Lawler spending the weekend in jail

It’s going to be a rough weekend for both Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn – assuming they are still a couple – as they will be spending the weekend behind bars. Their first court date is scheduled for Monday at 8:30AM as part of the first session at the Shelby County court. Both of them can receive visitors at...

Brock Lesnar allowed to use WWE theme song at UFC 200

Jeremy Botter from FloSports.TV is reporting that as part of the deal with WWE that will see Brock Lesnar return to UFC 200, there’s also the rights to use Lesnar’s WWE theme song. UFC fighters choose whatever song they like to make their entrance for their respective fights assuming the UFC can get proper clearance to use the song on the...

WWE suspends Jerry Lawler indefinitely following arrest

WWE took swift action over the Jerry Lawler incident and immediately suspended the Hall of Famer after the news broke that he was arrested. “WWE has zero tolerance for matters involving domestic violence, and per our policy, Jerry Lawler has been suspended indefinitely following his arrest,” WWE said in a statement on its website. The company...

Jerry “The King” Lawler and girlfriend arrested

Several news outlets in Memphis, Tennessee are reporting that WWE Smackdown announcer and Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride were arrested early this morning with both facing domestic assault charges. Lawyer, 66, and McBride, 27, were booked into Shelby County Jail at 1AM. McBride is claiming that Lawler...

6PM start time for fans attending SummerSlam 2016

Ticketmaster issued an e-mail to all fans who purchased a ticket for SummerSlam on August 21 saying that the start time for SummerSlam has changed and it will kick off an hour earlier. “The new start time for WWE SummerSlam will now be 6PM, and all fans are advised to arrive early to not miss a moment of the action. Your tickets are still good...

Bin Wang becomes first Chinese developmental talent for WWE

As part of the historic announcement in China, WWE also announced that it has signed Bin Wang to a developmental deal, giving him the opportunity to train to become the first-ever Chinese Superstar in WWE history. The 22 year old Wang is 6’3” and weighs 220lbs and comes from Anhui. He has been training for the past two years in Japan at Inoki...

New WWE TV deal and live event announced in China

WWE today announced a landmark deal in Chia, with an exclusive multi-year content distribution agreement with PPTV. the return of a WWE live event to Shanghai, and the first-ever Chinese talent signed to a developmental contract. The historic announcements were made today at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai by WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing...

WWE running tryout camp in China

WWE is currently holding its first tryout camp in China, headed up by WWE Performance Center coaches. Triple H, the brain behind NXT and the WWE Performance Center, joined the festivities as well, flying in from England following the Download Festival in the weekend. NXT head coach Matt Bloom is running the camp along with Robbie Brookside and...

New logo for sold-out NXT Takeover: Brooklyn

Triple H confirmed today via a post on Twitter that NXT Takeover: Brooklyn has sold out. “Last year’s event was historic, a stamp in time..and when #NXTTakeOver comes Back to Brooklyn..it is S O L D O U T!” Earlier this week we reported that Ticketmaster.com was out of tickets for the show and the majority of them were snapped during the...

Raw rating for 06/13/2016

WWE Raw got absolutely slaughtered in the ratings yesterday with the show failing to get past the 3 million viewer mark for the first time since November 23, 2015. Last night, facing stiff competition, Raw did just 2,970,000 viewers, one of the worst non-holiday number in over two decades. Hour one started with 3,043,000 viewers, then increased...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/13/2016

Monday Night Raw TV Report for June 13th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and In Memoriam The regular Raw video plays, then we go live to the arena. The roster is out on stage, with the Titantron displaying “We Stand With Orlando” and a ribbon with a combination of rainbow and the United States Flag colors, remembering yesterday’s...

All 32 WWE Cruiserweight Classic competitors revealed

All the 32 names of the competitors in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic were released today by WWE.COM. Two of these 32 are former WWE Superstars Tajiri and Brian Kendrick. The others are Gran Metalik, Zack Sabre Jr, Noam Dar, Da Mack, Zumbi, Clement Petiot, Fabian Aichner, Harv Sihra, Gurv Sihra, Rich Swann, Cedric Alexander, Akira Tozawa, Jack...

Ticketmaster out of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets

Ticketmaster.com is pretty much out of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets and searches for a single ticket brings up no matches. Tickets went on sale yesterday morning to the general public while the pre-sale kicked off on Wednesday. Tickets for the show have already popped up on secondary market websites such as VividSeats.com and TicketNetwork.com...

Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 Reebok fight gear released

Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 gear by Reebok has been put on sale and just like any other fighter, there’s no special deal for Lesnar to have his personal sponsors on his fight gear. Lesnar’s gear is red, white, and black with with his name written on the back along with the UFC logo, the same template used for Reebok gear. Lesnar will have the...

Big sale on all WWE/WCW replica titles on WWE Shop

WWE Shop is running a big sale on replica title belts this weekend in a promotion they’re calling Black Friday in June since it started yesterday. The new WWE World Heavyweight title replica is marked down to $349.99 from $429.99 and the NXT title is at $269.99 down from $329.99. The popular WWE Winged Eagle replica is at $309.99, down from...

Bobby Roode debuts at NXT event at Download Festival in the UK

NXT just delivered its first surprised in the United Kingdom as Bobby Roode made his NXT in-ring debut today during the live event at Download Festival, defeating Angelo Dawkins. Several weeks ago the WWE UK Twitter account spilled the beans that Roode had been added to the NXT tour but the tweet was then quickly deleted as there was no official...

Smackdown! TV report for 06/09/2016

Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! opener plays and we are greeted by Mauro Ranallo, Jerry “The King” Lawler, and Byron Saxton Segment #2: Arena Promo A.J. Styles’ music plays as he, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson walk out; replays of The Club defeating The New Day on Raw this past Monday are shown. A.J...

Smackdown rating 06/09/2016

Smackdown has dropped below two million viewers for the first time in a long, long time with this week’s show pulling 1,996,000 viewers, losing 173,000 viewers from last week’s show. American Grit, the reality show with John Cena as host on FOX did 2,113,000 viewers for its season finale, beating Smackdown for the first time. (Ratings credit:...