Category - WWE

Pre-sale code for NXT Takeover: Toronto

The pre-sale for NXT Takeover: Toronto went on sale this morning at Ticketmaster.ca and tickets are expected to sell out quickly. WWE will be making use of the whole Air Canada Center for this WWE Network live event with tickets available for $25, $35, $45, $55, $75, $95, and $125 (Canadian Dollars). The pre-sale code required to unlock the...

Smackdown Live TV report for 09/20/2016

“No Mercy Shown” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The events surrounding the WWE World Championship with Champion A.J. Styles, Dean Ambrose, and John Cena from last week airs, as well as a promo for The Intercontinental Championship Match scheduled for tonight between Dolph Ziggler and Champion The Miz. We go live to the...

Raw rating for 09/19/2016

Raw once again got smacked pretty bad in the ratings and if you thought last week was bad, well, they did worse this week. The show averaged 2,684,000 viewers, down 6,000 viewers from last week’s abysmal rating. Hour one drew 2,734,000 viewers, followed by 2,686,000 in the second hour, and then 2,633,000 in the third and final hour. The NFL game...

WWE Raw’s run on German free TV coming to an end

The German-based website Pro-Wrestling.De is reporting that private broadcaster Tele 5 will not be renewing WWE’s deal to continue airing Raw when the deal expires in the first quarter of 2017. Tele 5 is a free TV channel in Germany and a decrease in audience saw the broadcaster ditch the show from its future schedule. The announcement was made...

Rusev vs Rollins announced for Raw tonight

One match has been announced for tonight’s Monday Night Raw featuring the United States champion Rusev taking on Seth Rollins. This will be Rollins’ “punishment” from Mick Foley for interfering in the main event last week after he was told to stay away from the Owens/Reigns match. Match six of the best-of-seven series between Cesaro and...

Randy Orton wrestles first match since SummerSlam

Randy Orton has been cleared to resume wrestling and is back on the road for non-televised live events. Orton, who had his last match against Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, wrestled Bray Wyatt last night in Springfield, Missouri, and won the match via an RKO. The two were supposed to wrestle at the Backlash Smackdown-only WWE Network event however...

Emma returns to the ring….as special guest referee

WWE Superstar Emma, who has been out injured since May of this year, returned as a special guest referee at a non-televised live event in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday evening. Emma refereed the six-woman tag team match between Sasha Banks, Bayley and Alicia Fox vs Charlotte, Dana Brooke, and Nia Jax. In mid-May, Emma suffered a ruptured disc at...

NXT star Johnny Gargano gets married to Candice LaRae

NXT Superstar Johnny Gargano got married yesterday to fellow wrestler Candice LaRae. Gargano had his tag team partner Tommaso Ciampa, Chuck Taylor, Son of Havoc, and Gregory Iron as his groomsmen. LaRae is a 30-year-old Canadian who wrestles for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and is often seen in YouTube clips dishing out and on the receiving end of some...

Six cruiserweights, plus new champ, confirmed for the Raw roster

WWE announced the first six cruiserweights who have been confirmed to be making part of the Raw roster come this Monday along with the new WWE Cruiserweight champion TJ Perkins. These six are Rich Swann, Cedric Alexander, Lince Dorado, Gran Metalik, Noam Dar, and the returning Brian Kendrick. All of them are appearing on Raw for the first time...

Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic returning on NXT TV

The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic is returning to NXT television and started at last night’s tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The tournament was created last year to honor the late, great WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes, who passed away a few months earlier. NXT kicked off a 16-tag tournament and the matches were taped...

Massive 3rd edition of WWE Encyclopedia to be published in October

On October 24, DK Publishing will release the WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment, 3rd Edition, the most expansive, all-encompassing chronicle ever unleashed on the WWE. The full-color 416-page book includes over 1,200 Superstar and event profiles. The collection of images and information in this book represents the most ambition published...

WWE Cruiserweight title is revived after 9 year absence

WWE revived the Cruiserweight title last night during the finale of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic, with the division now represented with a title for the first time since 2007. The company started using the title when WCW was bought in 2001, abandoning the WWE Light Heavyweight title in favor of the Cruiserweight title. The lineage of that...

TJ Perkins is the new WWE Cruiserweight champion

TJ Perkins, the 32-year-old California native became the new WWE Cruiserweight champion last night after defeating Gran Metalik in the finals of the Cruiserweight Classic tournament, an event which aired exclusively on the WWE Network. Perkins and Metalik advanced to the final after defeating the popular and favorites Zack Sabre, Jr. and Kota...

WWE Cruiserweight Classic finals report

The inaugural Cruiserweight Classic is over, with a five-star, two-hour live finale that was full of surprises – and stellar matches. Triple H opens the show by narrating a video package that would have been done by Corey Graves had this been a normal episode. Four competitors, four nations, and one prize – a really phallic-looking...

Smackdown rating for 09/13/2016

Smackdown came super close to beating Raw in the ratings this week, getting 2,658,000 viewers for the post-Backlash show, up 204,000 viewers from last week. Raw did 2.69 million viewers so Smackdown was just 32,000 viewers away from Raw. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Paige breaks silence over suspension, dismisses departure rumors

In a long message posted on Twitter, Paige confirmed that she will be back to WWE and all the rumors of her leaving are “completely false.” Paige also explained what happened with the Wellness Program violation that led to her 30-day suspension. “Let me be clear that I was not suspended for failing a drug test, it was merely due to a...

Top two matches set for No Mercy 2016

The top two matches for Smackdown’s No Mercy pay-per-view were set on last night’s show with both the main even for the WWE World title and the Smackdown Women’s title match announced. The Smackdown Women’s champion Becky Lynch will be making her first title defense against Alexa Bliss, who surprisingly pinned Nikki Bella after Carmella...