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Arnold Schwarzenegger announced for the Hall of Fame class of 2015

WWE Hall of Fame

Hollywood movie star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015. He is the second name announced for this year’s Hall of Fame after Randy Savage was announced two weeks ago. Schwarzenegger is a huge WWE fan and has appeared on WWE television a few times. He was on...

Northeast weather might pose problems for Raw and Smackdown

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WWE just got out of Philly in time as a snow storm is expected to hit the area today but they’re driving right into what meteorologists are saying is a “life-threatening” and “historic” storm that is about to batter the Northeast in the next few days. Raw tonight is in Hartford, Connecticut, while Smackdown tapings on Tuesday are in...

Bubba Ray Dudley returns at the Rumble after 9 year absence

Bubba Ray Dudley

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the Royal Rumble was the participation of former TNA champion Bubba “Bully” Ray Dudley, who came in at number three to a massive ovation from the Philadelphia hardcore crowd. “A HUGE THANK YOU to @WWE, the @WWEUniverse and the fans of Philly for the INCREDIBLE reception. It was great to be back,” he...

#CancelWWENetwork trends worldwide on Twitter during the Rumble

WWE Network

WWE is all about hashtags and trending topics worldwide but during the Rumble, and after it, there’s one trending topic that they don’t want to advertise: #CancelWWENetwork. The #CancelWWENetwork movement had over 30,000 tweets and some people even reported that the cancellation page on WWENetwork.com was not functioning after an apparent mass...

Stats from the 2015 Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble

Out of the 30 participants of the Royal Rumble, one never officially entered and was “replaced” by someone else and was eventually eliminated anyway. Curtis Axel was the unfortunate one who was robbed out of his Rumble spot as Erick Rowan attacked him on the way in. Rowan was taken out by Wyatt and Rowan, his former tag team partners. Surprise...

The Rock shows up at the Rumble….to save Roman Reigns

The Rock (WWE)

The Rock did show up at the Royal Rumble but was not one of the 30 participants in the over-the-top rope match. After Roman Reigns eliminated both Kane and Big Show at the same time, the two Authority members jumped back in the ring and attacked the eventual winner. At that point, The Rock’s music hit for good pop from the crowd and The Rock...

Royal Rumble 2015 pay-per-view results

Royal Rumble

Here are the results from the Royal Rumble 2015 pay-per-view which took place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cesaro and Tyson Kidd defeated The New Day in the Kickoff match; The Ascension defeated The New Age Outlaws; The Usos defeated The Miz and Damien Mizdow to retain the WWE Tag Team titles; The Bella Twins defeated...

Triple H on the Steve Austin podcast on WWE Network in February

Triple H

WWE just announced that Triple H will be part of a live Stone Cold Podcast after Raw on February 2 on the WWE Network. This will the second Steve Austin podcast on the WWE Network after WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon participated in the first one back in December. That night, Austin asked questions on CM Punk, Randy Savage, the next Superstars...

WWE confirms Justin Gabriel’s departure

Justin Gabriel

WWE.COM has confirmed the earlier rumors of Justin Gabriel’s departure from the company and posted a short statement under the News section of the website. “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Justin Gabriel as of Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. WWE wishes Justin Gabriel the best in all of his future endeavors,” the...

Early betting odds tip Roman Reigns to win the Royal Rumble

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan are the two favorites when it comes to betting for tonight’s Royal Rumble with Reigns the odds-on-favorite to win it all followed by Bryan and then Randy Orton. The other two in the top five strangely enough are Brock Lesnar and Seth Rollins, both of who are in the WWE Heavyweight title match. In the WWE World...

2015 Royal Rumble live on PPV and WWE Network tonight

Royal Rumble

Live tonight from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, WWE presents its first pay-per-view of the year, the Royal Rumble, also airing on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Brock Lesnar vs John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight title; The Usos vs The Miz and Damien Mizdow for the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Insecurity Breach

Total Divas

Tonight’s episode 14 of season 3 of Total Divas is titled Insecurity Breach and will run head to head with the WWE pay-per-view the Royal Rumble. The synopsis for the show reads, “Ariane goes behind Eva’s back, teaming up with Jonathan to confront Eva Marie with a major issue. Meanwhile, Brie fears retaliation after her house was broken...

The Rock in Philadelphia today…the site of the Royal Rumble

The Rock

The Royal Rumble usually has a surprise or two every year. Rarely does a Rumble have no surprise entrants. In the past, Superstars such as Kevin Nash, Booker T, Rob Van Dam, and others all returned to huge pops. This year, there’s one person who’s putting some fuel to that fire and that person is none other than The Rock. The People’s...

Justin Gabriel reportedly quits WWE

Justin Gabriel

Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Justin Gabriel has quit WWE although there are no further details beyond that statement. The 34 year old South African has en working for the WWE since 2008, first at Florida Championship Wrestling and then moved to the NXT show where Matt Hardy served as his mentor. In 2010, Gabriel was...

New original series WWE24 to premiere on the Network on Monday

WWE Network

This coming Monday right after Raw, the WWE Network will premiere a new original series titled WWE24. The synopsis for the show reads, “The premiere episode of the original series, WWE24, takes you behind the spectacle of WrestleMania XXX and its most compelling stories.” The 30 minute weekly show is molded after the HBO 24/7 series and will...

WWE to hold its last live event at the Izod Center tonight

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WWE will present its last show ever at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, as the arena is set to close for good at the end of this month. The show is headlined by John Cena vs Seth Rollins in a steel cage match, Dean Ambrose vs Bray Wyatt, and Roman Reigns vs Big Show. Chris Jericho will also host his Highlight Reel. Card is obviously...

Daniel Bryan biography pushed forward to April 1 release

Daniel Bryan

The Daniel Bryan biography, titled ‘Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania’ is now set for release on April 1, a couple of months prior to its previously set release to coincide with WrestleMania. The book is written by Bryan and Craig Tello, WWE.COM’s executive editor who also authored the book ‘Diary of a...

NXT live event in Columbus at The Arnold Classic weekend sold out

NXT

The first NXT live event outside of Florida, taking place in Columbus, Ohio, as part of The Arnold Classic weekend, is completely sold out. Both the regular priced tickets and the VIP Experience tickets flew out of Ticketmaster.com pretty quick ensuring this show will have a jam-packed crowd at the LC Pavilion. The show will be held on Thursday...

Royal Rumble 2015 participants so far

Royal Rumble

So far 17 entrants have been announced for the 30-man over-the-top rope Royal Rumble match this Sunday. Usually WWE announces most of them and some entrants are left blank, reserved for any potential surprises and returns. Those announced (in alphabetical order) are: Bad News Barrett, Big Show, Bray Wyatt, Damien Mizdow, Daniel Bryan, Dean...