Category - WWE

New logo unveiled for the Mae Young Classic tournament

WWE introduced a new logo for the upcoming Mae Young Classic tournament, moving away from the gold, red, and black logo for a more classic look. The new logo has a white font with aqua color as the outline of the words Mae Young and Classic written in black over aqua background. On the side there is a figure of woman consisting of six different...

AJ Styles gets another shot at the United States title

AJ Styles won another shot at the United States title currently held by Kevin Owens after he won an Independence Day battle royal on Smackdown last night. The former WWE champion pulled double duty last night after first he had to go through Chad Gable to secure his spot in the battle royal match. Styles ended up with Sami Zayn and Tye Dillinger...

Cena returns…and gets interrupted by another return, Rusev

16-time World heavyweight champion John Cena made his return to Smackdown Live last night, opening the show with an Independence Day-themed promo. It was his first time in a WWE ring since WrestleMania 33. He touched on the rumors that he’s going Hollywood, and that he sold out. “They say I’m nothing more than a part-time mascot,” Cena...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 07/04/2017

Another return is upon us, as well as potential for further controversy, and another scenario for the WWE Championship. I am not going to spoil, so just read on to find out! And of course, I wish all Americans a blessed Independence Day! Introduction Segment: Video Promo A combination of Smackdown! wrestlers and American Patriotism footage is...

Travel packages information for 2018 Royal Rumble

Travel packages for the Royal Rumble next year will be available on July 17 and the Rumble weekend will include NXT Takeover, Raw, and Smackdown as well. There will be three different packages: Royal, VIP, and Gold, and each come with mostly the same items, but better seating for highest priced packages and some extras as well. Each package...

Five titles on the line at Great Balls of Fire this coming Sunday

Two more title matches were added to the Great Balls of Fire card, with both the Intercontinental and Raw Tag Team titles on the line. After going through a few gimmick matches already, the Raw Tag Team titles will now be defended in a 30-minute iron man match. The last time these two teams met, the match ended in a count-out after a 2-out-of-3...

Tommaso Ciampa out for up to 9 months

Tommaso Ciampa, one half of the former DIY tag team in NXT, will be on the shelf until early 2018 according to Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet. The man known as The Psycho Killer last appeared on NXT television on the May 31 episode and came out on crutches. Ciampa suffered an ankle injury two days before NXT Takeover: Chicago which jeopardized...

Enzo Amore and Big Cass to battle at Great Balls of Fire

Former tag team partners Enzo and Big Cass will get a chance to showcase their one-on-one skills against each other as a match between the two was added to the Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view. The trigger was pulled two weeks ago on the long-rumored split of the popular NXT and WWE tag team when it was revealed that Big Cass was the one who was...

Paige sits ringside at Slammiversary wearing a lucha mask

WWE Superstar Paige was ringside at the Slammiversary pay-per-view last night in Orlando, Florida to watch her fiancee Alberto El Patron unify the GFW and Impact World titles. The former NXT and Divas champion was wearing a Dos Caras blue lucha mask as she sat ringside however the pale skin and the reserved seat with her name gave it all away. A...

WWE loads up the Independence Day episode of Smackdown Live

Holidays usually turn viewers away from television and unfortunately for WWE, the live episode of Smackdown next week will drop right on the popular Independence Day holiday in the United States. It’s not the first time that it happened, but with viewership already down overall, WWE is really pushing for a big Smackdown. The Independence Day...

Wale to host rap-off between Usos and New Day on Smackdown

Hip-hop star and huge wrestling fan Wale will be hosting a rap-off this coming Tuesday on Smackdown Live between The New Day and the Smackdown Tag Team champions The Usos. “Vince gave me the co-sign. Jay-Z dropped that inspiration. Things are going great. Catch me on Smackdown Live,” Wale wrote, while telling The Usos and Big E to “keep it...

Mae Young Classic tournament now up to 14 confirmed participants

Apart from Kairi Sane, a couple of more women were announced for the Mae Young Classic tournament. These are Dakota Kai from New Zealand who was previously known as Evie, Piper Niven from Scotland who was known as Viper, Vanessa Bourne from the United States who was known as Danielle Kamela, and Bianca BelAir, the NXT talent from the U.S...

Kurt Angle is the pre-order bonus character for WWE 2K18

WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle is coming to the WWE 2K18 video game as the pre-order bonus character. Angle made the reveal yesterday on Twitter and then the official Twitter account of WWE games confirmed the news. “We now know what it feels like to be hit with an Angle Slam. But it’s true! @RealKurtAngle is the #WWE2K18 pre-order...

Kairi Hojo receives new WWE name, to enter Mae Young Classic

Japanese female wrestling sensation Kairi Hojo announced in a video message played at the WWE live event in Tokyo today that she will be part of the Mae Young Classic tournament which starts filming next month. In the video, Hojo also revealed her new name of Kairi Sane and said she will be representing Japan in the 32-women tournament. The...

WWE women main evented all three major shows this week

WWE made history this week as their three shows – Raw, Smackdown, and NXT – all featured main events involving the women’s division. The women of Raw kicked things off with a gauntlet match with the winner becoming the number one contender for the Raw Women’s title. Nia Jax had an impressive showing, defeating Bayley, Mickie James...

Chris Jericho with Raw brand for Singapore and Japan shows

Chris Jericho, who has been off WWE television since the Smackdown following the Payback pay-per-view, returned to the ring last night as he is currently on tour with the Raw brand in the Far East. Jericho wrestled Hideo Itami last night at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore, the first leg of the tour. He will also be part of tomorrow’s...

Smackdown rating for 06/27/2017

Smackdown, headlined by the women’s Money In The Bank ladder match, drew 2,603,000 viewers, up 13,000 viewers from last week’s show. It was the third most watched show on cable on Tuesday and number #1 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Carmella wins second Money In The Bank ladder match

Carmella won her second Money In The Bank match in a row, though this time it was her who climbed the ladder and unhooked the briefcase. The rematch on Smackdown was held after the first-ever women’s Money In The Bank ladder match ended with controversy when it was her sidekick James Ellsworth who actually climbed the ladder and got the...

Tyson Kidd returning to WWE in new non-wrestling role

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Tyson Kidd will be returning to WWE although this time he will be in a role backstage rather than in the ring. Pro Wrestling Sheet adds that it is still currently being decided on what exactly he will be doing for the company. He was very vocal about how WWE treated him while he was out injured...