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WWE and TapouT rumored for new clothing deal

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The sports blog TerezOwens.com, the self proclaimed world’s most popular sports gossip blog, announced yesterday that TapouT is about to announce a deal with WWE. The MMA clothing company is rumored to have signed an exclusive deal with WWE to sponsor its wrestlers, similar to what Reebok has done with the UFC. No other information was released...

WWE changes up broadcast teams for Raw and Smackdown

Jerry Lawler

There will be no more Jerry “The King” Lawler on Monday Night Raw from next week as WWE has announced a change in their broadcast teams for Raw and Smackdown. Starting on Monday, January 12, the trio of Michael Cole, John “Bradshaw” Layfield,” and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T will be handling the commentary for Raw. Smackdown on Thursdays...

Daniel Bryan returning to action next Thursday on Smackdown

Daniel Bryan

To boost interest and viewership for Smackdown’s return to Thursday nights next week, WWE announced on its official website that former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan will be returning to action on the broadcast. The original idea was that Bryan would only see action for the first time since his injury at the Royal Rumble but that...

One year on since the announcement of the WWE Network

WWE Network

One year ago today, on January 8, 2014, at the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Vince McMahon stood on stage and announced the creation and launch of the WWE Network. The much hyped announcement was attended by WWE executives along with Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and Stone Cold Steve Austin, all on board to promote wrestling’s next big thing: the...

Raw rating for 01/05/2015

RAW

With no NFL competition running against it, Raw drew 3,763,000 viewers on average for the first Raw of 2015, up 304,000 viewers from last week’s worst number since 1997 of 3,459,000 viewers. Hour one drew 3,801,000 viewers, followed by 3,888,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,599,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit:...

Road Warrior Animal discusses The Ascension’s promo from Raw

The Ascension

After many people took offense at The Ascension’s promo on Monday Night Raw where they knocked on the Legion of Doom, particularly the late Hawk, the other half of the Road Warriors, Joe Laurinaitis, seemed to be okay with it and explained his reasoning on his Facebook page. “When we started we tore up the Funks and Briscoes. It has to be...

Lilian Garcia misses Raw due to family issue

Lilian Garcia

WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia was given the day off from her Monday Night Raw duties due to a family issue. “Sorry I’m not at #Raw tonight. My dad is in the hospital and I am by his side. Pls pray 4 his recovery,” Garcia wrote on her Twitter before Raw went on the air. Eden Stiles, the wife of WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes, and the ring...

Daniel Bryan and Brock Lesnar advertised for Raw next week

Daniel Bryan

The Smoothie King Center website, the host of next week’s Raw in New Orleans, Louisiana, is advertising both Brock Lesnar and Daniel Bryan for the show. In listing Bryan’s appearance, the website writes, “Plus the return of Daniel Bryan! Witness his return to New Orleans where he won Championship Gold!” WWE didn’t mention the upcoming...

Seth Rollins added to the WWE title match at the Rumble

Seth Rollins

The main event of the Royal Rumble was switched and is now a three way match between the champion Brock Lesnar, John Cena, and the latest addition, Seth Rollins. The change was announced on last night’s Monday Night Raw with Triple H inserting Rollins in the match. This does not count towards his Money In The Bank briefcase and Rollins can still...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/05/2015

RAW

Happy New Year and Blessings/Best-Wishes for 2015 to all who read this! In commencing the new year, I begin my fifth consecutive year writing for this awesome website! I would like to thank Colin Vassallo, editor, for giving me the job back in January 2011 and all the feedback/support/information he has given me in regards to my reports. Of...

WrestleMania pinball machine launched at CES 2015 in Las Vegas

WrestleMania

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, introduced today the new WWE WrestleMania pinball machine at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. WWE WrestleMania will be available in both Pro and Limited Edition models. The WWE Pro and the Limited Edition machines feature an...

Booker T doing color commentary on Raw tonight

Booker T

Can you dig it, sucka? Booker T will be handling color commentary tonight on Monday Night Raw, replacing Jerry “The King” Lawler who was hospitalized last week with diverticulitis. “No #RAW pre or post show for me tonight. Don’t worry though, you can get your Booker T fix on RAW! I’m doing commentary! DIG THAT SUCKAS,” Booker...

The Authority back in charge on Raw tonight

The Authority

The first Raw of 2015 comes to you from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, tonight and The Authority is back in charge! Following last week’s angle with Cena, Rollins, Edge, and Christian, Cena brought back The Authority to save Edge from getting Curb Stomped on the MITB briefcase. Triple H and Stephanie McMahon then celebrated...

Seth Rollins misses live event in Hidalgo, Texas

Seth Rollins

Money In The Bank winner Seth Rollins missed out on last night’s non-televised WWE live event in Hidalgo, Texas, after there were issues with his travel arrangements. “Apologies to the fans in Hidalgo, TX tonight. Travel circumstances outside my control caused me to miss the show. Really bums me out,” Rollins wrote on his Twitter. Rollins...

WWE announces the lauch of Network in the UK…again

WWE Network

WWE has announced the launch of the WWE Network in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for January 19, its third attempt to launch the over-the-top service in the area. The Network will be the U.S. version, meaning it will be available on the Internet, iOS, Android devices, gaming consoles, Smart TVs, and other devices rather than a...

Sky in the UK raises WWE PPV prices by 5 GBP

Royal Rumble

While the majority of WWE fans around the world enjoy the former pay-per-views as part of the WWE Network for $9.99 a month, UK fans have once again got the short end of the stick. Not only the Network is still absent from the United Kingdom, but the monthly WWE specials on Sky Box Office had their price increased from £14.95 to £19.95. With the...

Part two of season 3 of Total Divas returns tonight on E!

Total Divas

The E! reality show Total Divas will return for the second part of season 3 tonight starting at 10PM EST. There will be some cast changes start tonight with Trinity and Summer Rae out of the cast and replaced by Paige and Alicia Fox. The remaining cast – Brie, Nikki, Arianne, Eva Marie, Natalya, and Rosa all return for the new...