Category - WWE

Brock Lesnar enters the UFC Heavyweight rankings list

Brock Lesnar

With no UFC retirement announced, former champion Brock Lesnar entered the UFC Heavyweight fighter rankings, jumping to number eight after his first UFC fight since 2011 this past weekend. Mark Hunt, his challenger, was occupying the eighth place before his loss to Lesnar and is now in ninth place. Two of the UFC fighters who defeated Lesnar are...

10 meet and greet sessions announced for SummerSlam weekend

SummerSlam

WWE today announced the SummerSlam meet and greet details which will happen on Friday and Saturday before SummerSlam at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets will be available to the general public at Ticketmaster.com starting Saturday, July 16, at 10AM EST. A pre-sale has started with the code DOTCOM to unlock the sales. Tickets cost...

John Cena to work on a reduced non-televised events schedule

John Cena

There will be a change for John Cena going forward as he will be now operating on a reduced schedule for WWE when it comes to non-televised live events. The former champion will be doing overseas tours and the most important live events in the big markets in the United States but as far as the rest goes, he will be getting some much-needed time...

Several WWE Superstars attend the ESPYS in Los Angeles

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John Cena was not the only WWE Superstar at the ESPYS yesterday in Los Angeles, California and the host of the show was joined by other fellow Superstars on the red carpet and at the event. The Miz, Maryse, Nikki and Brie Bella, The Big Show, The New Day, Ric Flair, and Charlotte, were all in attendance and the ladies were looking pretty damn good...

Bray Wyatt tells Matt Hardy no one would be #broken without him

Bray Wyatt

Bray Wyatt told Matt Hardy that without him “no one would’ve been #Broken in the first place,” responding to Hardy’s earlier tweet which was a reaction to the Wyatts/New Day segment which aired this past Monday on Raw. “Go ahead LIE and say it isn’t true #IamTheWay,” he added. Wyatt continued, “Love me or hate me, I am the...

John Cena hosting the ESPYS tonight on ABC

John Cena

John Cena will be making history tonight as the first ever wrestling personality to host the ESPYS, ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards. The award show is designed to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing the top achievements, moments and performers. It honors ESPN’s commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer...

Shane McMahon announces new Smackdown GM is chosen

Shane McMahon

On his Twitter today, Shane McMahon wrote that the Smackdown General Manager has been chosen and will be revealed live this Monday on Raw, one day before the brand splits again. “I’m very excited to announce that terms were agreed to today with the new SmackDown GM,” McMahon wrote. Meanwhile, if the screenshots floating around are not fake...

5 alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament named

WWE Cruiserweight Classic

WWE announced five alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic series on the WWE Network just in case there are injuries or someone fails to make the 205lbs weight limit. The five are Aaron Solow (USA), Jesus Yurnet (Puerto Rico), Jessy Sorensen (USA), Vandal Ortagun (Turkey), and Kai Katana (USA). Perhaps the most recognizable name from the...

Raw rating for 07/11/2016

Raw

Raw this week drew a total of 3,170,000 viewers, up over half a million viewers from last week’s 4th of July edition. It’s also up from the previous week’s 3.09 million viewers but considering there was the hype of the return of Vince McMahon, it was far from a home run. Hour one pulled 3,042,000 viewers, hour two had 3,239,000 viewers, and...

Three new matches announced for Battleground 2016

Battleground

Three new matches were made official for the Battleground pay-per-view, including two title matches. The United States title will be defended by Rusev as he takes on the former Intercontinental champion Zack Ryder in a rematch from last week’s Raw. The Miz will also defend his IC title against the winner of last night’s battle royal, Darren...

Wyatts vs New Day takes a TNA Final Deletion turn

Wyatt Family

WWE took a page out of TNA’s Final Deletion book on Raw last night providing a similar scenario in the latest between The New Day and The Wyatt Family feud. It was The New Day who went to visit The Wyatts in the woods and it was all shot similar to a horror movie including a score playing in the background and creepy editing to the whole...

McMahon appoints Raw and Smackdown commissioners, GMs next week

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon returned to Raw last night and appointed Shane McMahon as the new commissioner of Smackdown. His sister Stephanie will be the commissioner of Monday Night Raw. Although they are now “commissioners,” McMahon instructed both of them to appoint a General Manager of each show next week and if they don’t he will...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 07/11/2016

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Monday Night Raw TV Report for July 11th, 2016 – “Competition” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Raw video plays, the pyro goes off in Joe Louis Arena, and we are live from Detroit, Michigan! Michael Cole acknowledges us, and in the ring, there are wrestlers for a Battle Royal. Intercontinental Champion The Miz, and...

Eric Bischoff teases fans on Smackdown GM role

Eric Bischoff

It seems that Eric Bischoff is having some fun on Twitter by teasing fans on the upcoming Smackdown General Manager role. Asked by a fan if he would ever return to play the role, Bischoff replied, “Stay tuned….its @WWE. Anything can happen.” The former WCW President has not appeared on WWE live television since December 2007 when he made...

Survivor Series 2016 tickets pre-sale code

survivorseries

W-O readers Mark Stanley and Steve Alleyne sent in word that the pre-sale code for the Survivor Series is WWEPPV. Ticketmaster.com is selling the tickets for the event which will take place on November 20 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. Ticket prices, in Canadian Dollars, are $30, $55, $85, $150, $175, $300, and $500 for ringside. The...

WWE stocks go up after $4 billion UFC sale is announced

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With the announced sale of the UFC, WWE stocks immediately went up over 2% and are trading at $19.97 a piece at time of this writing. Earlier this morning, the UFC issued a press release announcing that WME | IMG will be acquiring the organization for a reported $4 billion. The Fertitta brothers bought the UFC in 2001 for just $2 million. Once the...

Two matches announced for tomorrow’s Raw

Raw

Apart from the Vince McMahon return on tomorrow’s Monday Night Raw, two matches have already been announced. Shane and Stephanie will also be on the show after missing last week’s throw-away 4th of July episode. The first one is a United States title match with Rusev defending the title against Zack Ryder. The second is a battle royal to...

SummerSlam 2016 commercial airs during UFC 200

SummerSlam

A WWE SummerSlam commercial, specifically focused on Lesnar vs Orton, aired during the UFC 200 pay-per-view last night although the video was only for home viewers and never made it to the live audience. The video was a thank you from the UFC for WWE allowing Brock Lesnar to participate at UFC 200. This deal was never done before and it could be...