Category - WWE

2016 Royal Rumble viewing parties to be held in the United Kingdom

Royal Rumble

WWE and Hooked On Wrestling will be hosting Royal Rumble viewing parties in four different locations in the United Kingdom next week. The viewing parties will be held in Brighton at Walkabout, Leeds at Shooters Sports Bar, London at the Walkabout Temple and Manchester at the Shooters Sports Bar. The events will start at 8PM local time and will end...

Smackdown TV report for 01/14/2016

Smackdown

Royal Rumble is just 9 days away (from the time of this posting), but first we must get through another Smackdown!, which features a big championship rematch between NEW United States Champion/Lucha Dragon partner Kalisto defending against Alberto Del Rio. Will this be a very-short reign, or can Kalisto pull another upset? Brock Lesnar made his...

Stephanie McMahon listed in Variety’s 30 execs to watch

Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon was listed in Variety’s Digital Entertainment Impact Report: 30 Execs to Watch list which was published this week. WWE’s Chief Brand Officer says that the goals for 2016 include growing the WWE Network, international expansion in India, China and South America, and re-launching WWE.com to enhance mobile, video and social...

The 2015 NXT Year-End Award winners announced

Finn Balor

The winners of the 2015 NXT Year-End Awards were revealed yesterday with Finn Balor and Bayley being the big winners. Enzo and Cass won the tag team of the year while Bayley and Balor won the female and male competitors of the year. The NXT Takeover Brooklyn was announces as the Takeover event of the year and the match Bayley vs Sasha Banks at...

Orlando the new favorite to host WrestleMania 33

WrestleMania

PWInsider.com is reporting that Orlando, Florida is the now the likely candidate for WrestleMania 33 after WWE has passed on Minneapolis and its new U.S. Bank Stadium as the location. Back in August, the Executive Vice President of the Minnesota Vikings stadium said that the city has locked WrestleMania for 2017 but that came with a swift response...

No! No! No! Daniel Bryan not getting released by WWE

Daniel Bryan

Several rumors started popping up online that Daniel Bryan is on the way of being released from the WWE, rumors which are completely false and comes with a denial from the company itself. Apparently there was a website who pasted an e-mail supposedly from a WWE employee in the human resources department who said his colleague processed Bryan’s...

Pre-sale codes for the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

WWE Hall of Fame

The pre-sale for the WWE Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony kicked off this morning on Ticketmaster.com and will end tomorrow at 10PM CST. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com. Those wishing to purchase a ticket can use the codes AACVIP or WWEVIP to unlock the pre-sale. Ticket prices are $29, $54...

Raw rating for 01/11/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw did 3,323,000 viewers this week, down quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show. WWE had some serious competition with college football on ESPN which drew a massive 25.6 million viewers. Hour one did 3,536,000 viewers, followed by 3,206,000 in the second hour, before a bump to 3,228,000 viewers in third and final hour...

Paige sidelined with slight concussion

Paige

In an interview published today by Channel Guide Magazine, former two time Divas champion Paige revealed that she’s been out of action due to a slight concussion. “I took a bad bump in one of my matches,” Paige said. “I’m losing my mind because I’m not at work right now so it’s been a few straight weeks of not leaving the house.”...

William Regal, Jordan and Gable to appear at EVOLVE 54

William Regal

Continuing their casual relationship with EVOLVE, WWE is sending Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, and William Regal to the EVOLVE 54 live iPPV event in Orlando, Florida, on January 23. Gable and Jordan will be signing autographs starting at 7PM, an hour before the start of the show. It will take place at the Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex at North...

Rusev says he’s not injured and still traveling to India

Rusev

There were several rumors that Rusev was injured during a non-televised live event in Bossier City, Louisiana, on Saturday night. Rusev wrestled Ryback during that show and lost to the Big Guy. Today, Rusev took it to Twitter to address these injury rumors, and in full character, he slammed the “stupid American propaganda.” Rusev wrote on...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/11/2016

Raw

We continue towards Royal Rumble in the town that brought us WrestleMania 30, New Orleans! With less than two weeks to go, who else is going to make their presence in the ‘Rumble match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship? What other stakes may Champion Roman Reigns face at the Network/Pay-Per-View show? As well, the Intercontinental...

WWE traveling to India this week for 2 day tour

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WWE Superstars and Divas will be going for a quick tour in India for two shows in New Delhi, with everyone expected to leave the United States tomorrow after Raw with nearly 24 hours of traveling. The two shows – on January 15 and 16 – will both be held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, a 14,000 seater arena which was built in 1982...

Sting headlines the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony

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Former WCW champion Sting was announced today as the headliner and the first inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016. Sting will be inducted on April 2, the eve of WrestleMania, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Sting made his debut in 1985 with Continental Wrestling Association before moving to the Universal Wrestling...

Monday Night Raw turns 23 today!

Raw

23 years ago to the date, Monday Night Raw made its debut on USA Network as a one hour broadcast replacing Prime Time Wrestling and taped from the Grand Ballroom at Manhattan Center Studios in New York City. 1,180 episodes later, WWE’s flagship show is the longest running weekly episodic program in primetime TV history, and while its ratings are...

Dr. Dugas comments on John Cena’s surgery and recovery

John Cena

Dr. Jeffrey Dugas, the man who was responsible with performing the surgery on John Cena, said that that the former WWE champion had a complete tear of a small portion of the rear rotator cuff tendon toward the top-back of his shoulder as well as a large piece of loose tissue in his shoulder that needed to be removed. It was not revealed when Cena...

Triple H speaks at Motorhead’s Lemmy funeral service

Triple H

Family and friends said goodbye to Motorhead frontman Lemmy yesterday during a private memorial service at the Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Los Angeles which was streamed live on YouTube. Triple H was there in the front row representing the WWE. The two were big friends and Lemmy and his band recorded three of the most well known theme songs...

Brock Lesnar takes Sheamus to Suplex City

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar worked an 8 minute match last night in Houston, Texas, during a non-televised live event against former WWE champ Sheamus. Lesnar was accompanied – and introduced – by his advocate Paul Heyman and Lesnar took Sheamus to Suplex City immediately and delivered more suplexes throughout the match. Sheamus got his fair share of...

Nikki Bella on E!’s Golden Globes After Party tomorrow night

Nikki Bella

The injured Nikki Bella will be at the Golden Globes after party tomorrow night representing WWE on the E! After Party special which will kick off at 11PM EST. Nikki will join a celebrity panel to recap one of Hollywood’s hottest awards show live from the Beverly Hilton. The new season of Total Divas will kick off in 10 days and during these...