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WrestleMania 32 is free for new WWE Network subscribers

WrestleMania 32

In a move that may raise some eyebrows and question the sanity of those making the decisions, WWE announced that WrestleMania 32 will be free for new WWE Network subscribers who sign up this month. WWE is using the #FreeWrestleMania hashtag to promote this news on their social media. This will be the first time that the show will be offered for...

Smackdown TV report for 03/03/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 3rd, 2016 – “‘Third Wheel’ Rolling!” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Recap of Raw’s issues between WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H and Dean Ambrose is shown, then the regular Smackdown! video plays. Segment #2: Arena Promo Dean Ambrose hobbles to the ring, selling...

WWE and Cricket Wireless announce multi-year agreement

WWE logo

Cricket Wireless and WWE announced today that they will team up with for a multi-year agreement, providing Cricket significant visibility and consumer engagement at WWE’s biggest events of the year, including WrestleMania, SummerSlam, Royal Rumble and Payback. WWE’s relationship with Cricket Wireless is highlighted by a sponsorship of WWE...

Ric Flair to induct Sting into the WWE Hall of Fame

Ric Flair

Wooooo! Are you ready for another Ric Flair Hall of Fame speech? The two-time Hall of Famer announced on his podcast yesterday that he will be inducting Sting in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 on April 2. The Nature Boy was the favorite to do the honors from the very beginning considering the long history the two had in WCW. JBL and Ron...

Kevin Dunn gets the highest salary among all WWE execs in 2015

WWE HQ

WWE has sent a letter to all of its stockholders announcing that the 2016 annual meeting will be held on April 21 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel with stockholders being asked to vote on six items, including the election of the ten Board of Directors. In the proxy statement that was attached to the invitation, there were some interesting figures on...

Total Divas season 5 episode 7 rating

Total Divas

Total Divas episode seven of season five with the title Hart of the Matter did a total of 591,000 viewers which is now the lowest rated show in the whole series. It suffered a huge drop of 186,000 viewers from last week and it’s down over half a million viewers from the season opener. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Raw rating for 02/29/2016

Raw

Raw this week drew a total of 3,724,000 viewers with the brief return of the Undertaker, down 160,000 viewers from last week’s show which also featured another return, that one of Shane McMahon. Hour one started strong with 3,961,000 viewers but then it dipped to 3,660,000 viewers in the second hour and even further down to 3,551,000 in the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Hart of the Matter

Total Divas

E! will air the seventh episode of season five of Total Divas tonight with an episode titled Hart of the Matter. The synopsis reads, “Nikki’s championship reign is at stake when she faces an old foe. Nattie is torn over taking TJ’s last name or having him take hers. Paige struggles to keep her relationship with Kevin afloat. Brie has...

WWE Network available in Thailand and Philippines starting today

WWE Network

WWE today announced that starting today the WWE Network is available for fans in Thailand and Philippines and the first month of service will be free. WWE Network in Thailand and Philippines will cost $9.99 per month, with no commitment and the ability to cancel any time. Subscribers will have access to the U.S. English language version of WWE...

William Regal returning to EVOLVE this month for two shows

William Regal

Gabe Sapolsky of EVOLVE announced that NXT General Manager William Regal will be returning to the promotion for the live events on March 19 and 20 from Queens and Brooklyn, New York, respectively. Regal will be available for pictures and autographs at both events although prices for the meet and greet have not been announced. While the two shows...

March WWE Network event given new name and main event

Dean Ambrose

The March to WrestleMania WWE Network event which will take place on March 12 from Toronto, Canada, has been renamed to Roadblock, and will now feature the main event of Triple H versus Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight title. The show – from the Ricoh Coliseum – will kick off at 8PM EST and will also feature Brock Lesnar...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/29/2016

Raw

It the rare leap year, with today being February 29th, so does that mean we’ll get an excellent Raw overall? Last week’s shows were pretty-good, but still had some flaws. The biggest surprise of course was the return of Shane McMahon and the announcement that he will wrestle The Undertaker at WrestleMania for control of WWE! “The Deadman”...

Rusev issues a challenge for tonight’s Monday Night Raw

Rusev

The announcement from Rusev for tonight’s Monday Night Raw came in the form of a video posted on Twitter where he issued a bodyslam challenge. Yes, a bodyslam challenge. In the video, Rusev rolls in the arena in a brand new Maserati GranTurismo and decked in a suit and tie, he said that if anyone is successful in body slamming him tonight on...

The Fabulous Freebirds join the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame

Fabulous Freebirds

The Fabulous Freebirds – the legendary wrestling group featuring Michael “P.S.” Hayes, Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy, Buddy “Jack” Roberts, and Jimmy “Jam” Garvin – will finally find their place in the Hall of Fame class of 2016. The group originally consisted of Hayes, Gordy, and Roberts when the trio teamed up in 1979 and had...

Raw from Nashville tonight to feature the Undertaker

Undertaker

Monday Night Raw is live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, and will feature the first appearance from The Undertaker since the Survivor Series last year. Taker will presumably answer the challenge from last week’s major announcement where Vince McMahon put him in a Hell In A Cell match against his son Shane at WrestleMania 32...