Category - WWE

Stephanie McMahon writing memoir about life in the WWE

Stephanie McMahon

WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon will be writing a memoir about growing up in the WWE and it will also take a look inside WWE’s incredible history and remarkably contemporary approach to media. The preview of the book, which will be published by Regan Arts, reads, “Stephanie’s inspirational memoir reveals her life growing up...

Huge brawl between Joe and Balor ends NXT show in Portland

Samoa Joe

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Portland, Oregon ended with a massive brawl between Samoa Joe and Finn Balor which led to the whole locker room clearing out to separate the two. The brawl – to advance the storyline between the two heading into the upcoming NXT Takeover event in June – will have some ramifications as NXT...

Lilian Garcia addresses WWE release rumors

Lilian Garcia

Raw ring announcer Lilian Garcia addressed the rumors that have been swirling around for the past few days that she has been released from WWE. “That’s when I knew I had to set the story straight,” Garcia said after she woke up this morning to see her name trending on Twitter. Lilian said that her father has been battling bladder and myeloma...

Paige and Alberto Del Rio dating

Paige

Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio and former Divas champion Paige are dating and have been photographed kissing in public and visiting Disney together. The 15 year difference between the two – Paige is 23 and Del Rio is 38 – doesn’t seem to be affecting the couple and it will be interesting to see if Del Rio will also be part of...

$13 t-shirts offer on WWE Shop for Friday the 13th

WWEShop

It’s Friday the 13th and WWE Shop is running a promotion on t-shirts selling for just $13 with no code required. T-shirts featuring the likes of Shane McMahon, Rusev, Brock Lesnar, Finn Balor, Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, John Cena, Roman Reigns, Austin Aries, Asuka, Bayley, The New Day, are all on sale for $13 a piece. This one day t-shirt sale...

Cena, Nakamura, and Asuka to be part of WWE’s Japan tour in July

Shinsuke Nakamura

John Cena will be joining the WWE tour in Japan in two months, a tour that will only last two days with back-to-back shows in Tokyo at the world famous Ryogoku Kokugikan. Unlike last year, these will be non-televised shows. Last year WWE aired the July 4 show from Tokyo on the WWE Network marketed as The Beast in the East with the return of Brock...

Adam Rose released from jail

Adam Rose

Adam Rose was released from jail after posting a $1,000 bond following the judge’s decision earlier today. Rose was released at 4:10PM according to the jail records and judging from what happened earlier today he’s going back home thanks to the help from his wife who pleaded with the judge to let him return home. He remains indefinitely...

Main event for the next NXT Takeover in June announced

Finn Balor

The main event for the next NXT Takeover will be Samoa Joe defending the NXT title against former champion Finn Balor. This was announced during last night’s NXT episode on the WWE Network by General Manager William Regal. Joe vs Balor is the third consecutive NXT Takeover main event, with the two already wrestling at NXT Takeover: London and...

Adam Rose appears in front of judge, wife begs for mercy

Adam Rose

WWE Superstar Adam Rose appeared in front of a judge this morning in Florida wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and had an unlikely supporter pleading on his behalf – his wife. TMZ.COM reports that the wife begged the judge to go easy on her husband despite the domestic violence charge. She said that the two have a special needs son and...

Lilian Garcia explains why she missed Payback and Raw

Lilian Garcia

There were rumors floating around that Lilian Garcia was released from the WWE due to her absence from the Payback pay-per-view and the following Raw on Monday night however today Garcia put those rumors away by tweeting why she has not been on TV. The WWE ring announcer said that she has been dealing with an emergency involving a sick family...

Brooklyn Brawler released from WWE

WWE logo

PWInsider.com is reporting that Steve Lombardi, better known to fans as the Brooklyn Brawler, was released from the WWE last week after 33 years of service to the company. In his three plus decades with the WWE, Lombardi had several roles, first wrestling as the Brooklyn Brawler, then as Kamala’s handler Kim Chee under a mask, replaced the...

Adam Rose arrested in Florida and charged with two counts

Adam Rose

Adam Rose, the WWE Superstar who is currently serving a 60 day suspension for failing the Wellness Program policy, is now facing more trouble after he was arrested this morning at 1:30 in Florida. Rose was booked two hours later at the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and charged with two counts, for tampering with a witness and battery...

Top WWE Superstars returning within 30 days

Seth Rollins

During the conference call held to talk about the Q1 2016 financial results on Tuesday, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon announced that four of the most popular WWE Superstars would be making their way back to the active roster within the next 30 days. McMahon said that Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, John Cena and Seth Rollins are all scheduled to...

Raw rating for 05/09/2016

Raw

It seems that anything WWE tries is not bringing in new – or even old – viewers back as this week’s Raw once again went down in the ratings, getting only 3,238,000 viewers, a decrease of around 200,000 viewers from last week’s post-Payback episode. Hour one did 3,345,000 viewers, followed by 3,356,000 in the second hour...

WWE revenues by business segment for Q1 2016

WWE HQ

With WrestleMania falling in the second quarter of 2016, some comparisons were off this year since last year WrestleMania fell in the first quarter. Despite this, six of the nine core WWE businesses registered an increase when compared to the prior year quarter. Those departments which outperformed last year’s results include: WWE Network...