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Brad Maddox explains his dismissal from WWE

Brad Maddox

Former WWE Superstar Brad Maddox confirmed that the release from WWE last week came after a bad choice of word he uttered during a dark match at the Smackdown tapings. During his appearance on Busted Open SiriusXM Radio, Maddox said that he used the word “pricks” during a pre-match promo and it did not go down very well with those backstage...

Raw rating for 11/30/2015

Raw

This week’s Raw did 3,168,000 viewers, up from the 2,964,000 viewers it did last week which was a new low record in 20 years. The show only increased by 204,000 viewers compared to last week whereas last week the show dropped 328,000 viewers from the previous week. First hour did 3,309,000 viewers, followed by 3,190,000 in the second hour, and...

William Regal to host two live shows this month in the UK

William Regal

NXT coach William Regal will be holding two shows in the United Kingdom when NXT crosses the pond in a few days. William Regal: An Audience With A Wrestling Villain, a show presented by ErosComedy, will see Regal take center stage and demonstrates his diversity as a pure showman and old-school comedian, sharing more than 30 years of unforgettable...

Sami Zayn returning at the NXT UK tour

Sami Zayn

NXT’s Sami Zayn will be returning at the upcoming NXT tour in the United Kingdom. The Canadian born of Syrian descent has been off WWE television since late May as he had to undergo shoulder surgery to repair an injury he sustained during his U.S. Title Open Challenge match against John Cena in his home town of Montreal. At that month’s NXT...

Two title matches added to the TLC 2015 pay-per-view card

The Usos

Two title matches have been added to the TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs pay-per-view after Roman Reigns defeated Sheamus by disqualification on Raw. Although he did not win the title, Reigns won by DQ in less than 5:15 as the stipulation stated, giving Ambrose and The Usos a title match on the December pay-per-view. The two new matches are Kevin...

Tommy Dreamer makes surprise appearance on Raw

Tommy Dreamer

Former ECW champion Tommy Dreamer made a surprise return last night on Monday Night Raw, teaming up with his Dudley Boyz friends to take on the Wyatt Family. Dreamer actually works for TNA Wrestling although he is not signed to an exclusive deal. He mainly works as a producer and was supposed to go to India with the company this past weekend for...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 11/30/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for November 30th, 2015 – “A Chance With ‘A New League’” Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo Michael Cole salutes us from Pittsburgh as confetti drops from the ceiling. Tag-Team Champions The New Day are out to celebrate a birthday; but first they make fun of Pittsburgh’s NFL football team, The...

Will Raw sink or swim tonight?

Raw

It will be interesting to see how WWE tackles tonight’s Monday Night Raw as it tries to rebound from the lowest number in nearly two decades and a 2.16 cable rating that surely must have rang the alarm bells at WWE Headquarters. Only 2,964,000 viewers tuned in last week to see the fallout from the Survivor Series and new champion Sheamus. The...

Lana reportedly clear to return after wrist injury

Lana

WWE Diva Lana has reportedly been cleared to return to the ring following surgery on her wrist. She was backstage at Raw in Nashville, Tennessee, a place she now calls home. Rusev, who’s also been out injured, made his return on that show as well. Lana suffered the wrist injury while training in the ring before the Smackdown tapings in the first...

Santino Marella gets married

Santino Marella

Former WWE Intercontinental champion Santino Marella got married yesterday according to a tweet he posted yesterday. “Thank you God for the perfect weather on my wedding day, I promise to pay it forward,” he wrote, later adding that it rained, but only sprinkling. The 41 year old Canadian of Italian descent has been used very rarely on WWE...

Smackdown TV report for 11/26/2015

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for November 26th, 2015 Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo The regular Smackdown! video plays then Roman Reigns’ music plays. He approaches the ring, contains the objects for TLC, while still-pictures of Survivor Series and video of Raw is shown. Roman stands and talks about his childhood when he...

NXT tickets for WrestleMania 32 weekend on sale on December 19

NXT

Tickets for the NXT live event on the Friday night before WrestleMania will go on sale on December 19. The show will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Arena, an arena which holds nearly 10,000 fans. As things stand, this will not be a Takeover special but rather a non-televised NXT live event like the one in San Jose...

Randy Orton set to miss most of 2016 due to another surgery

Randy Orton

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Randy Orton will take much longer than expected to return to the ring as after he recovers from shoulder surgery he will have to most likely undergo neck surgery. While Orton’s neck surgery isn’t as serious as his shoulder injury and will involve removing bone chips, the additional surgery will push his...

Brad Maddox released from WWE

Brad Maddox

Brad Maddox received his pink slip yesterday as WWE confirmed that the 31 year old is no longer under WWE contract. “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Brad Maddox as of Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. WWE wishes Maddox the best in all of his future endeavors,” the statement on WWE.COM reads. Maddox has been with WWE since 2010...

Seth Rollins starts physical therapy on his knee

Seth Rollins

Former WWE champion Seth Rollins has started physical therapy on his knee, attending two sessions of two and a half hours each, following his surgery on November 11. Doctors had to reconstruct his knee after he tore his MCL, ACL, and meniscus. “The therapy sessions are really brutal, a lot worse than I expected them to be,” Rollins said...

NXT’s Solomon Crowe departs the company

NXT

NXT star Sam Johnston, better known to wrestling fans as Solomon Crowe, has departed the company after he asked for his release. Crowe signed a developmental deal with WWE back in mid 2013 and later that year he debuted his hacker gimmick although he never made it on television until January 2015. At the end of August 2015, he was joined by Seth...