Category - WWE

Mickie James to wrestle Asuka at NXT Takeover: Toronto

Former WWE Divas champion Mickie James is returning to WWE – or actually, NXT – and will be facing Asuka for the NXT Women’s title at NXT Takeover: Toronto in November. The match was set up during last night’s NXT tapings and WWE even spoiled her return on an Instagram post. James was last seen on WWE television in 2010 after...

Total Bellas season 1 episode 2 rating

Episode two of Total Bellas which was titled Quickie Fix did a total of 756,000 viewers, up 124,000 viewers from last week’s premiere episode. That has to be considered a very good number for both WWE and E! considering that the last time the sister show Total Divas pulled a similar number was for episode 6 of season 5 back in February. (Ratings...

Samoa Joe gets NXT title rematch at NXT Takeover: Toronto

Samoa Joe will get his NXT title rematch at the upcoming NXT Takeover: Toronto in November, three months after losing it at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II. The match was announced by NXT General Manager William Regal after Shinsuke Nakamura made his return on NXT TV on last night’s episode. The current NXT champion was out for a few weeks thanks to...

Total Bellas episode preview for tonight: Quickie Fix

Episode two of Total Bellas, titled Quickie Fix, airs tonight on E! starting at 8PM EST. The synopsis for this episode reads, “A rut in the bedroom causes Brie and Bryan to take out their frustrations on each other, while a bored Nikki comes up with an idea to help them out of their dry spell.” The premiere episode last week debuted with...

Brock Lesnar scheduled for October 24 Raw in Minneapolis

Brock Lesnar will be returning on WWE television on October 24 on the Raw that will be live from his hometown – or previous one – in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Brock has not appeared on WWE television since the SummerSlam pay-per-view towards the end of August where he was in the much-debated main event against Randy Orton. That night...

WWE fires back, says Paige tested positive for illegal substance

WWE did not appreciate the comments of Paige’s parents who came out in full defense of their daughter, first saying that she is not receiving proper care for her injury and then saying that she did not fail a drug test. In rare public comments about Wellness Program suspensions, WWE fired back at Paige and her family with a statement published...

James Ellsworth gets WWE World Heavyweight title shot next week

Daniel Bryan, the Smackdown General Manager, announced on Talking Smack last night that following his non-title match win against AJ Styles, James Ellsworth will be getting a WWE World Heavyweight title shot next week on Smackdown! Ellsworth defeated AJ Styles on yesterday although his win came thanks to a lot of help from Dean Ambrose, who also...

Smackdown Live TV report for 10/11/2016

Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo A recap of No Mercy airs first, and then we are live in the arena. NEW Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler is acknowledged and walks out. Dolph talks about both sides of his “win or go home” match at No Mercy; what would happen and what it would mean if he won or lost. The Miz...

Raw rating for 10/10/2016

Monday Night Raw drew 2,758,000 viewers yesterday, down 38,000 viewers from last week’s show. It will be interesting to see next week if Goldberg’s return will spike the number up. Hour one drew 2,790,000 viewers, then went up to 2,876,000 viewers in the second hour, before going down to 2,610,000 in the third and final hour. This is the fifth...

Paige’s angry parents jump to her defense

Paige’s parents, Ricky and Saraya, used Facebook to voice their displeasure at how their daughter is being treated in the WWE and her father even bashed the health care that is being given, or in his opinion not given, while nursing an injury. Ricky made it clear that Paige did not fail a drug test and was prescribed pain killers by her doctors...

Washington D.C. to host Tribute To The Troops this year

WWE today announced that the 14th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 13 at Verizon Center in Washington D.C., marking the first time the event will be held in the nation’s capital. While in D.C., WWE Superstars will spend time with members of all five branches of the military. WWE began Tribute to the Troops...

Royal Rumble 2017 pre-sale kicks off today

The pre-sale for the 2017 Royal Rumble kicked off this morning on Ticketmaster.com using the code COWBOYS or NETWORK. The pre-sale will run through Thursday, October 13 at 10PM CDT. Ticket prices are $45, $75, $125, $175, $200, $300, $350, and $400 for ringside with the commemorative chair. The Royal Rumble will take place at the Alamodome in San...

Hell In A Cell pay-per-view gets 3 HIAC matches

The Hell In A Cell pay-per-view will have a total of three matches inside the steel structure, also a first for a WWE pay-per-view. Typically there’s only one, or a maximum of two Hell In A Cell matches during the show. The latest match to be given the cell treatment is the WWE Universal title match with Kevin Owens defending the gold against...

Goldberg returning to Raw next week

Bill Goldberg announced that he will be returning to Raw next week to answer Paul Heyman’s challenge, making his first appearance on WWE television since 2004. On last night’s Raw, Heyman appeared to promote the WWE 2K17 video game and then challenged Goldberg to a match, telling him to either continue living in fantasy or else step up...

Sasha Banks and Charlotte to step inside Hell In A Cell

Sasha Banks is known to make history in NXT along with Bayley but now she will be making history in WWE with Charlotte. Come Hell In A Cell later this month, the Raw Women’s title match between the two will be contested inside the cell structure, the first time ever that a women’s match has taken place inside the Hell In A Cell. This will be...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/10/2016

Monday Night Raw TV Report for October 10th, 2016 – “Hell Has Fury” Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Raw’s opener plays and the pyro goes off in the arena of Oakland, California; Michael Cole greets us. The NEW Women’s Champion – Sasha Banks – is saluted by Raw’s ring announcer. She walks out to a loud...

Paige comments on second Wellness Program violation

It did not take long for Paige to address her new suspension, writing on Twitter that “rules apply depending on your status.” The former WWE Divas champion said that it’s the “same shit different day” and in a sarcastic comment urged everyone not to get prescriptions or doctor’s notes as they are “not acceptable.” Paige’s stock...

Paige suspended for 60 days for second Wellness Program strike

WWE Superstar Paige has been suspended for 60 days effective immediately for her second violation of the WWE Wellness Program. Paige was suspended in August on her birthday along with her boyfriend Alberto Del Rio. In a post last month to explain why she was suspended, Paige wrote, “Let me be clear that I was not suspended for failing a drug...