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2016 Hall of Fame ceremony tickets on sale on January 15

WWE Hall of Fame

Tickets for this year’s Hall of Fame ceremony will go on sale on January 15 at 10AM CST at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices will range from $29 to $154. The event, part of the WrestleMania weekend, will take place on April 2 at 8PM EST at the American Airlines Center and will be broadcast live on the WWE Network. The first inductee into the class...

Smackdown TV report for 12/31/2015

Smackdown

It is the final Smackdown! both of 2015 and on SyFy, so what does it have to offer? Read on to find out! Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for December 31st, 2015 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A montage of Raw’s events between WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns and The McMahons starts off, then the regular opening...

NXT Year-End Awards to be presented on January 13

NXT

The January 13 edition of NXT on the WWE Network will feature the first ever NXT Year-End Awards, a smaller version of the Slammy Awards for those in NXT. The six categories available are Overall Competitor of the Year, Male Competitor of the Year, Female Competitor of the Year, Tag Team of the Year, Match of the Year, and TakeOver of the...

WWE Network special event from Toronto to be held before Mania

WWE Network

WWE announced yesterday that a WWE Network special live event will be held at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada on Saturday, March 12. The show will be titled March to WrestleMania, held approximately three weeks before the biggest pay-per-view of the year. WWE currently holds the attendance record with 10,279 at the arena. No other...

Last Smackdown on SyFy airs tonight as show moves to USA Network

Smackdown

The final Smackdown of 2015 tonight also happens to be the final Smackdown on SyFy as from next Thursday, the blue show moves to USA Network permanently. Smackdown premiered on SyFy on October 1, 2010, after WWE ended its agreement with MyNetworkTV. The LA Times reported at the time that SyFy paid $30 million to have the show moved to its network...

Raw rating for 12/28/2015

Raw

The last Raw of 2015 did 3,536,000 viewers on average, up 202,000 viewers from last week’s show which itself did 500,000 viewers less from the post-TLC show. Hour one started strong with 3,695,000 viewers, followed by 3,488,000 in the second hour, and then slightly less to 3,425,000 in the third and final hour. The opening angle was a big hit...

Second NXT show in Chicago sold out

NXT

The second NXT event added to Chicago on January 16 was gone in a blink of an eye, solidifying the enormous success that the NXT brand has become for WWE. The original 7:30PM show at the Portage Theater sold out pretty fast when it went on sale earlier this month and giving in to fans’ feedback, WWE added a second show, starting at 1PM in the...

Brock Lesnar gets Sheamus next

Brock Lesnar

After getting “fed” Alberto Del Rio at his previous house show appearance, Brock Lesnar’s next opponent has been revealed to be Sheamus, another member of the League of Nations. Lesnar will take on the former WWE champion on the January 8 non-televised live event in Houston, Texas, at the Toyota Center. A few days later he will appear on Raw...

Sin Cara suffers dislocated shoulder on Raw

Sin Cara

Sin Cara suffered a dislocated shoulder during Raw last night in his match against Big E. The match was stopped for a bit while trainers attended to the man behind the mask and The New Day played the crowd to try and deviate the attention. The injury occurred when Big E scooped Sin Cara’s legs from the apron and the mask Superstar flew to the...

WWE pays tribute to Motorhead’s Lemmy on Raw

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WWE paid tribute to the legendary Motörhead singer Lemmy Kilmister on Raw after he passed away at the age of 70 following a short bout with cancer. Michael Cole called Lemmy a longtime member of the WWE family and was an important person to everything they did from an entertainment standpoint over a number of years. Motörhead played an...

Second NXT show added to Chicago on January 16

NXT

Chicago fans will get a double dose of NXT on January 16 as Triple H announced yesterday that a second show has been added to the NXT tour. The show, which will also take place at the Portage Theater, will kick off at 1PM while the second show which has already sold out will start at 7:30PM. Tickets for the 1PM show will go on sale at 12PM CST...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/28/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for December 28th, 2015 Introduction Segment: Welcoming The regular Raw video starts off, as does the pyro blasts and greetings from Michael Cole and Byron Saxton. They go over the announced match of Del Rio VS. Cena, but do not say if the championship is up for grabs. Segment #2: Arena Promo “No Chance In Hell”...

The Rock announces he’s coming to WrestleMania 32

The Rock

The Rock announced on his Instagram today that he will be participating at WrestleMania 32 in Dallas, Texas, although he did not specify in what role. “IT’S OFFICIAL: People’s Champ is coming home to do 3 things with the PEOPLE: Set an ALL-TIME attendance record, ELECTRIFY Dallas like never before & make all time #WRESTLEMANIA...

Nude photos of NXT Diva Dana Brooke leaked online

Dana Brooke

A couple of nude photos of NXT Diva Dana Brooke were leaked online over the course of the day, personal photos that obviously were not for public consumption. The 27 year old has a rather unique sparrow-like tattoo on her butt, a tattoo which was visible during her fitness competition days which pretty much gave out who she was in some photos...

WWE running unusual split crews tonight

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WWE is running a split crew tonight, which is rather unusual for a Monday night as usually all hands are on deck at Raw. Running head to head with Raw is a live event in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the PPL Center. Those advertised to appear on that show are Kane, Bray Wyatt and the Wyatt Family, Tyler Breeze, Dolph Ziggler, The Dudley Boyz, Tommy...

Nikki Bella addresses her injury status

Nikki Bella

Addressing the recent reports on her status about her injury, Nikki Bella said that it’s true that she will only know her destiny at the end of January. “Till then…All I can do is…STAY FEARLESS,” she wrote on Twitter. The former Divas champion has been advised to undergo more physical therapy until another MRI is done to...

John Cena returns at MSG non-televised live event

John Cena

The returning John Cena headlined Madison Square Garden yesterday night and faced off Alberto Del Rio in his first match in two months. Cena won the match via disqualification after Del Rio hit the low blow on Cena. Rusev, another member of the League of Nations, interfered during the match when the referee was knocked out. After the match Cena...