Category - WWE

It’s Black Friday at WWE with several Superstars released

Hornswoggle

It’s Black Friday at WWE today as 4 WWE Superstars have been released so far and more could be on the way out by the day is over. Those announced that have received the pink slip are Hornswoggle, Alex Riley, El Torito and Zeb Colter. The 29 year old Hornswoggle, real name Dylan Postl, has been signed with WWE since 2006 and made his debut in May...

WWE’s Global Cruiserweight Series receives a new name

WWE logo

The upcoming WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament has received a new name and WWE is now marketing it as the Cruiserweight Classic. Qualifying matches are currently being held at a few independent promotions in the United States and in the United Kingdom with the winners advancing to the 32-man tournament which will be filmed at Full Sail...

NXT TV tonight to feature the debut of Eric Young

Eric Young

The NXT show tonight on the WWE Network will feature the debut of former TNA champion Eric Young, who confronted the brand new NXT champion and old TNA colleague Samoa Joe. Young, along with Bobby Roode, quit TNA on March 19 and both were expected to make the transition to WWE. While Bobby Roode has appeared at NXT Takeover: Dallas and even...

Raw rating for 05/02/2016

Raw

The post-Payback Monday Night Raw rebounded a little bit in the ratings with an average of 3,432,000, up 304,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,458,000 viewers, hour two did 3,457,000, and hour three finished the night with 3,383,000 viewers. The NBA Playoffs dominated the night and Raw was #3, #4, and #5 overall for the night in...

Ryback releases statement on his problems and status with WWE

Ryback

In a long statement, WWE Superstar Ryback confirmed that it was him who requested to be taken off WWE television until he and Vince “could get a yes or no on a new deal.” Ryback said that the problem with a new deal has been a major strain and has been since his Intercontinental title run and was told during the weekend that he needs to go...

3 NXT on the road live events added to June calendar

NXT

June is looking like one of the busiest for NXT as apart from the television tapings, Takeover, and the UK tour, three on the road dates have been added to the calendar. On June 2 NXT visits Evansville, Indiana for a show at the Old National Events Place, followed by a return to Nashville, Tennessee the next day at the War Memorial Auditorium, and...

WWE Women’s and Tag Team titles to be defended at Extreme Rules

Natalya

Two new matches were announced for the Extreme Rules pay-per-view which takes place in just three weeks time in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center. The WWE Women’s title will be on the line as Charlotte defends against Natalya in a submission match while the WWE Tag Team titles will also be up for grabs with The New Day taking on The...

Ryback sent home following disagreements over new contract

Ryback

PWInsider.com is reporting that Ryback has been sent home over disagreements regarding his new contract and it looks like a Ryback return is not looking good. Ryback has been stuck wrestling during the Kickoff matches at the past few pay-per-views and during an interview while on tour in Dubai he expressed his disappointment in how he’s being...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/02/2016

Raw

After a great Payback – wrestling-wise (storyline booking was questionable) – we move on to another “new era” in WWE; I won’t spoil for those who haven’t seen yet and are waiting to watch results live on Raw or read this, but it will be interesting for the next while. Onto the report! Monday Night Raw TV Report for May 2nd...

Extreme Rules 2016 main event set as all McMahons agree to match

Extreme Rules

The next WWE pay-per-view, Extreme Rules, is only three weeks away and the main event was announced last night at the end of the Payback pay-per-view. After a count-out and a disqualification endings, Roman Reigns eventually successfully defended the WWE World Heavyweight title by pinning AJ Styles. But WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon wasn’t...

Mix and match buy one get one free offer on WWE Shop

WWEShop

WWE Shop is running a mix and match buy one get one free on select t-shirts, a promotion that ends at 2:59AM EST tomorrow. T-shirts featuring the likes of Shinsuke Nakamura, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, Sami Zayn, Cesaro, Triple H, NXT, The Rock, Shane McMahon, Wyatt Family, Kevin Owens, WrestleMania 32, and many others are available as part of this...

Payback 2016 pay-per-view results

Roman Reigns

Here are the results from last night’s Payback pay-per-view which took place from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Dolph Ziggler defeated Baron Corbin and Kalisto defeated Ryback to retain the United States title in the Kickoff matches; Enzo and Big Cass vs The Vaudevillains to determine the number one contender for the WWE Tag Team...

Enzo Amore rushed to hospital after injury at Payback

Enzo & Cass

It was not a good night to be Enzo Amore yesterday as the charismatic WWE Superstar had to be transported to the hospital after suffering an injury during the opening moments of his match along with Big Cass against the Vaudevillains at Payback. The match kicked off the pay-per-view portion of Payback however the referee stopped the match just...

Payback 2016 live on the WWE Network and PPV tonight

Payback

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, WWE presents Payback on the WWE Network and pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Roman Reigns vs AJ Styles for the WWE World Heavyweight title; The Miz vs Cesaro for the Intercontinental title; Charlotte vs Natalya for the Women’s title; Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs The...

Smackdown in the UK moving to earlier time slot on Thursdays

Smackdown

Smackdown in the United Kingdom will be moving to Thursday nights starting this month on Sky Sports. The move was announced by the WWE UK Twitter account, giving the date of May 26 for the move. The first airing will be at 10PM local time. This means that once again UK fans will get Smackdown before it airs in the United States due to the time...