Category - WWE

Daniel Bryan throws a hint about his future during Talking Smack

During the latest Talking Smack episode on the WWE Network, The Miz and Daniel Bryan once again went at it, providing an entertaining segment that sometimes makes you wonder if they’re shooting for real. When Bryan zinged The Miz about his straight-to-DVD movies, Maryse asked the Smackdown GM how many movies he did, and Bryan said none, because...

Smackdown rating for 03/07/2017

Smackdown did a total of 2,738,000 viewers last night, an increase of 172,000 viewers from the previous show. It’s the third best number of 2017 so far. The show was #1 in the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Austin Aries returns to the ring on 205 Live

Austin Aries has moved from NXT and is now part of the 205 Live cruiserweight roster. The former TNA champion was injured at the end of October, suffering a large orbital fracture during a non-televised live event match against Shinsuke Nakamura. Aries needed titanium plates inserted to fix the damage, and has been on the sidelines ever...

Randy Orton advances to WrestleMania 33 main event

The number one contender spot for the WWE title has finally been settled…or so it seems after Randy Orton defeated AJ Styles last night on Smackdown. Orton last main evented WrestleMania three years ago when he wrestled Batista and Daniel Bryan in New Orleans. Prior to that, he main evented WrestleMania 25 with Triple H, so this will be his...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 03/07/2017

Tuesday Night Smackdown! Live Television Report for March 7, 2017 – “A Final Decision?” Introduction: Video Promo A recap of Randy Orton burning down WWE Champion Bray Wyatt’s compound from last week’s Smackdown! Live airs. Arena Promo Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan come to the ring to discuss the man who...

Raw rating for 03/07/2017

The post-Fastlane Raw last night drew a total of 3,216,000 viewers, up 124,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,318,000 viewers, then went up to 3,380,000 viewers for the second hour, before crashing down to 2,950,000    in the third and final hour. Between hour two and hour three, Raw lost a total of 430,000...

The Undertaker returns on Raw, chokeslams Roman Reigns

At this year’s Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns dumped The Undertaker out of the 30-man over-the-top rope match and Taker returned last night on Raw for some payback. When Braun Strowman called out Roman Reigns in the final segment of the show, The Undertaker’s theme song hit the speakers much to the surprise of fans in Chicago. Strowman eventually...

DirecTV not airing WrestleMania 33 on pay-per-view

For the third year in a row, one of the largest pay-per-view providers in the United States, DirecTV, is not offering WrestleMania 33 on traditional pay-per-view. DirecTV severed all ties with WWE in April 2014 following the introduction of the WWE Network. WrestleMania XXX from New Orleans was the last pay-per-view that DirecTV aired. The...

Raw Women’s and U.S. title matches set for WrestleMania 33

Two matches were made official for WrestleMania last night on Monday Night Raw, with the United States and Raw Women’s titles on the line. Former best friends Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens will fight each other for Jericho’s United States title. Jericho’s distraction at Fastlane caused Owens the Universal title against Goldberg so now KO...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/06/2017

Hey! It’s @TheMagnumDA here for another edition of the Raw report. Fast Lane was a pretty good show…my only complaint would be that there are some booking decisions that make me shake my head. But enough of that! We are LIVE in one of my favorite cities in America…Chicago, Illinois. Hello to my many friends there. Love you all...

Rick Rude announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017

In a decision long overdue, “Ravishing” Rick Rude was announced as the newest member of the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2017. Rude, who passed away in 1999 at the age of 40, was one of the most gifted wrestlers and wrestled for the NWA, WCCW, Jim Crockett, WWE, WCW, and ECW. Trained under Eddie Sharkey, Rude made his professional wrestling debut...

SummerSlam 2017 travel packages on sale now

Travel packages for this year’s SummerSlam have been released, with three different packages – Gold, Platinum, and Big Apple – for sale staring today. All three packages include a SummerSlam ticket, an NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III ticket, Breakfast Slam session with WWE Superstars, Monday Night Raw and Smackdown tickets, round-trip...

Discussions between Shaq and WWE resume for WrestleMania match

Discussions between WWE and Shaquille O’Neal have restarted in hopes to come to an agreement to wrestle The Big Show at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando next month. Addressing his listeners on The Big Podcast on PodcastOne, the NBA legend said that he talked with “somebody high up” in WWE and now they’re back talking, once again making sure to...

Goldberg becomes second oldest Superstar to hold major WWE title

With his WWE Universal title win last night at Fastlane, Bill Goldberg became the second oldest champion to carry a major singles title in the WWE, surpassed only by Vince McMahon. McMahon was 53 years old on September 14, 1999 when he won the WWE title from Triple H on an episode of Smackdown from Las Vegas. Vince did another title run in 2007 at...

Fastlane 2017 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Fastlane pay-per-view which took place from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Rich Swann and Akira Tozawa defeated The Brian Kendrick and Noam Dar in the Kickoff match; Samoa Joe defeated Sami Zayn; Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated Enzo Amore and Big Cass to retain the Raw Tag team...

Fastlane 2017 live on WWE Network and PPV tonight

Live tonight from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, WWE presents Fastlane on the WWE Network and pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Kevin Owens vs Goldberg for the WWE Universal title; Bayley vs Charlotte Flair for the Raw Women’s title; Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs Enzo Amore and Big Cass for the Raw Tag Team titles;...

Big Show says Shaquille O’Neal is fat and out of shape

The blame game between The Big Show and Shaquille O’Neal continues as their match at WrestleMania gets more impossible by the day. With no official announcement on the match yet, Big Show blamed O’Neal last week for not taking this seriously and then Shaq, on his podcast, said that it’s not his fault if this match does not end up...

Jack Swagger not granted his release from WWE yet

In a statement issued to PWInsider.com, WWE said that Jack Swagger has not been released from his WWE deal yet despite his announcement that he is out. “Jack Swagger has not been granted a release from his WWE contract. When he is granted his release, Jack Swagger will remain under exclusive contract to WWE for 90 days and will be compensated...