Category - WWE

Paige sits ringside at Slammiversary wearing a lucha mask

WWE Superstar Paige was ringside at the Slammiversary pay-per-view last night in Orlando, Florida to watch her fiancee Alberto El Patron unify the GFW and Impact World titles. The former NXT and Divas champion was wearing a Dos Caras blue lucha mask as she sat ringside however the pale skin and the reserved seat with her name gave it all away. A...

WWE loads up the Independence Day episode of Smackdown Live

Holidays usually turn viewers away from television and unfortunately for WWE, the live episode of Smackdown next week will drop right on the popular Independence Day holiday in the United States. It’s not the first time that it happened, but with viewership already down overall, WWE is really pushing for a big Smackdown. The Independence Day...

Wale to host rap-off between Usos and New Day on Smackdown

Hip-hop star and huge wrestling fan Wale will be hosting a rap-off this coming Tuesday on Smackdown Live between The New Day and the Smackdown Tag Team champions The Usos. “Vince gave me the co-sign. Jay-Z dropped that inspiration. Things are going great. Catch me on Smackdown Live,” Wale wrote, while telling The Usos and Big E to “keep it...

Mae Young Classic tournament now up to 14 confirmed participants

Apart from Kairi Sane, a couple of more women were announced for the Mae Young Classic tournament. These are Dakota Kai from New Zealand who was previously known as Evie, Piper Niven from Scotland who was known as Viper, Vanessa Bourne from the United States who was known as Danielle Kamela, and Bianca BelAir, the NXT talent from the U.S...

Kurt Angle is the pre-order bonus character for WWE 2K18

WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle is coming to the WWE 2K18 video game as the pre-order bonus character. Angle made the reveal yesterday on Twitter and then the official Twitter account of WWE games confirmed the news. “We now know what it feels like to be hit with an Angle Slam. But it’s true! @RealKurtAngle is the #WWE2K18 pre-order...

Kairi Hojo receives new WWE name, to enter Mae Young Classic

Japanese female wrestling sensation Kairi Hojo announced in a video message played at the WWE live event in Tokyo today that she will be part of the Mae Young Classic tournament which starts filming next month. In the video, Hojo also revealed her new name of Kairi Sane and said she will be representing Japan in the 32-women tournament. The...

WWE women main evented all three major shows this week

WWE made history this week as their three shows – Raw, Smackdown, and NXT – all featured main events involving the women’s division. The women of Raw kicked things off with a gauntlet match with the winner becoming the number one contender for the Raw Women’s title. Nia Jax had an impressive showing, defeating Bayley, Mickie James...

Chris Jericho with Raw brand for Singapore and Japan shows

Chris Jericho, who has been off WWE television since the Smackdown following the Payback pay-per-view, returned to the ring last night as he is currently on tour with the Raw brand in the Far East. Jericho wrestled Hideo Itami last night at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore, the first leg of the tour. He will also be part of tomorrow’s...

Smackdown rating for 06/27/2017

Smackdown, headlined by the women’s Money In The Bank ladder match, drew 2,603,000 viewers, up 13,000 viewers from last week’s show. It was the third most watched show on cable on Tuesday and number #1 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Carmella wins second Money In The Bank ladder match

Carmella won her second Money In The Bank match in a row, though this time it was her who climbed the ladder and unhooked the briefcase. The rematch on Smackdown was held after the first-ever women’s Money In The Bank ladder match ended with controversy when it was her sidekick James Ellsworth who actually climbed the ladder and got the...

Tyson Kidd returning to WWE in new non-wrestling role

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Tyson Kidd will be returning to WWE although this time he will be in a role backstage rather than in the ring. Pro Wrestling Sheet adds that it is still currently being decided on what exactly he will be doing for the company. He was very vocal about how WWE treated him while he was out injured...

Punjabi Prison match set for Battleground 2017

Mahal vs Orton III will happen at the next Smackdown pay-per-view Battleground, and this time it will be a rare gimmick match: The Punjabi Prison match. This will be third ever Punjabi Prison match in WWE history. The first one involved The Big Show vs The Undertaker at Great American Bash 2006, a match which The Big Show was not even supposed to...

Raw rating for 06/26/2017

Monday Night Raw drew 2,976,000 viewers this week, down 125,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one drew 2,887,000 viewers, followed by an increase to 3,092,000 in the second hour, and then down to 2,951,000 for the final hour. Raw this week was headlined by a women’s match to determine the number one contender for the Raw Women’s...

WWE apologizes for language used during Ball segment

Giving a live microphone to someone who is not used to can be a dangerous move. WWE learned that the hard way last night on Raw when they hosted the Ball family. During the show, LaMelo, the youngest son of LaVar Ball, had the mic and used a word that is not really welcomed on television. “Beat that” he said, adding the N-word as he laughed...

WWE touring Australia and New Zealand in September

WWE will be touring New Zealand and Australia in September with four shows and the Raw brand is scheduled to make this tour. On Wednesday, September 13, WWE runs through Christchurch, New Zealand for the first time in nine years for a show held at the Horncastle Arena. The tour then moves to Australia with the first show on September 14 at the Rod...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/26/2017

Hey everybody! It’s @TheMagnumDA with another Raw report for you. We are LIVE from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The City of Angels! The stars of TV and Hollywood! So on and so forth. Roman Reigns is out for the opening promo! He says that at Great Balls of Fire, Braun Strowman will be thrown in the Ambulance, and sent...

Sasha Banks looking stunning at the 2017 BET Awards

Former Raw Women’s champion Sasha Banks attended the 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Square in Los Angeles yesterday. Prior to attending the awards, Banks also took part in several events at the annual four-day music and entertainment BET Experience Fan Fest, even showing up as a guest at the celebrity basketball game. Banks held a meet-and-greet...