Category - WWE

Battleground 2016 live on WWE Network and pay-per-view tonight

Live from the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., WWE presents Battleground on the WWE Network and pay-per-view tonight. Here’s the full card: Dean Ambrose vs Roman Reigns vs Seth Rollins in a triple threat for the WWE title; The Miz vs Darren Young for the WWE Intercontinental title; Rusev vs Zack Ryder for the WWE United States title; Sami...

The New Day become the longest reigning WWE Tag Team champions

The New Day made history this week, going over 334 days as WWE Tag Team champions, beating the record of 333 days held by Brian Kendrick and Paul London back in 2006/7. The three-member New Day won the titles from the Prime Time Players at SummerSlam last year, beating the champs, The Lucha Dragons, and Los Matadores in a fatal four-way match. Big...

Becky Lynch not happy with how the women’s division is going

At the WWE San Diego Comic Con panel, Becky Lynch voiced her displeasure at how the whole Women’s division is going and sort of made fun of how WWE pushed the “Divas Revolution” but still failed in a lot of aspects of it. Lynch said that all the women need is an equal opportunity like the men get and said that all the females in the WWE can...

Lita transitioning to new role within WWE

PWInsider.com is reporting that Amy Dumas, better known as Lita, will no longer be working as a producer/agent backstage at WWE and will transition to a permanent on-air role doing analyst work for the Kickoff shows. The WWE Hall of Famer will be joining Booker T and Jerry Lawler as a panelist for Raw, Smackdown, and pay-per-view broadcasts...

New Raw and Smackdown logos unveiled

Raw and Smackdown General Managers Mick Foley and Daniel Bryan revealed the two new logos for their respective shows on their Twitter accounts. The new Raw logo features the red color with Raw written in all caps and the words connected from the bottom and a line block at the bottom. The Smackdown logo is white and blue with a line coming out of...

Eva Marie to be a judge at 2016 Miss Teen USA competition

WWE Superstar Eva Marie will be one of the judges at the 2016 Miss Teen USA competition which will be held on July 30 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. The Total Divas star is not the only WWE tie-in in this competition as the Tapout clothing line, which WWE co-owns with Authentic Brands Group, will be the official brand for athletic wear for the...

Start your WWE Network subscription now and get 2 free WWE PPVs

If you don’t have the WWE Network, this weekend is the best time to subscribe and get to watch not just one, but two WWE pay-per-views for free! Since the first month of your WWE Network subscription is free, subscribing now will get you Battleground this Sunday and then your free trial will also cover SummerSlam on August 21 as well! The WWE...

The New Day Booty O’s cereal to be available starting August 5

At the San Diego Comic Con yesterday, the New Day revealed that the Booty O’s cereal is really coming although at this point it will be exclusive to FYE. FYE already updated their website listing the Booty O’s cereal coming on August 5 for a price of $12.99 per box. The description reads, “Get your recommended daily value of Positivity...

Roman Reigns’ 30 day suspension is over

Former WWE champion Roman Reigns is now officially off his 30 day suspension which kicked in on June 21. This was Reigns’ first Wellness Program suspension and he was suspended two days after losing the WWE title at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view. The rumors were that WWE found out about his violation prior to the pay-per-view and changed...

Smackdown rating for 07/19/2016

The first live Smackdown on USA Network on a new night drew 3,170,000 viewers, up 1 million viewers from last week’s show thanks to the curiosity stemming from the WWE Draft. In terms of competition, Smackdown beat Raw in the ratings this week by almost 40,000 viewers. It will be a very difficult job to pull in that number every week for...

The NXT 6 moving up to the main roster

Six NXT Superstars will be saying goodbye to the WWE Performance Center and Orlando and hello to long travel days and life on the main roster. One of the biggest pops of the night came when Mick Foley announced the name of Finn Balor who was drafted to Raw. Balor has been part of NXT since 2014 and had his last NXT televised match against Shinsuke...

WWE shakes up Raw and Smackdown commentary teams

With all the roster now split, Smackdown has 31 WWE Superstars while Raw has 41 and the WWE Champion and Intercontinental champion are both Smackdown residents. The WWE Women’s champion is on the Raw brand along with the United States and Tag Team champions as well. Even though it was not expected, the commentary team for both shows were...

Brock Lesnar fails another UFC drug test

Just when you thought it can’t get any worse, Brock Lesnar has failed his second drug test, this time an in-competition test administered by the USADA on July 9, the day of his fight against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his...

Smackdown! TV report for 07/19/2016

Tuesday Night Smackdown! TV Report for July 19th, 2016 – “Two Sides To Every Sport!” Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo We open right away in the arena and all who are in charge – Daniel Bryan, Shane McMahon for Smackdown; and Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon for Raw – are on the stage. Mauro Ranallo and Michael Cole greet...

Who went where during the WWE Draft?

WWE split up the brand again this evening with the first WWE Draft being held since 2011. Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon along with Raw General Manager Mick Foley picked individuals for the red brand while Smackdown Commissioner Shane McMahon and Smackdown General Manager Daniel Bryan picked for the blue brand. The rules were: Raw gets the...

Raw rating for 07/18/2016

The final Raw with the full roster and the reveal of the General Managers drew just 3,133,000, one of the lowest non-holiday numbers the show has done over the past two decades. It was down 37,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,204,000 viewers, followed by 3,236,000 in the second hour and then a drop to 2,960,000 viewers...