Category - WWE

Wall Street not impressed by WWE’s Q1 2017 numbers

Wall Street was not impressed by WWE’s first quarter of 2017 financial results and investors drove down the stocks by 4.81%. WWE stocks closed the trading day at $19.79 after they opened at $20.45. Stocks have not closed below $20 since February of this year. For the quarter, the Company reported Net income of $0.9 million compared to $13.9...

WWE revenues by business segment for Q1 2017

Out of the nine main WWE business segments, six of them registered an increase compared to the prior year quarter while three of them registered a decrease, with Home Entertainment (DVD/Blu-Ray sales) taking the biggest hit this quarter. Network revenues, which include revenue generated by WWE Network and pay-per-view, increased 15% to $46.5...

Nude photos of Charlotte Flair leaked online

Former Raw Women’s champion Charlotte Flair is the latest WWE Superstar who ended up victim of private nude photos being leaked on the Internet. Charlotte confirmed that the photos were authentic in a post on Twitter. “Private photos of mine were stolen and shared publicly without my consent. These images must be removed from the Internet...

WWE announces its Q1 2017 financial results

WWE today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2017. For the quarter, the Company reported Net income of $0.9 million, or $0.01 per share, as compared to $13.9 million, or $0.18 per share, in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $4.0 million as compared to $22.0 million in the prior year quarter. “We are...

Smackdown rating for 05/02/2017

It was a horrendous week for WWE in terms of ratings as Smackdown pulled in 2,300,000 viewers last night, down 193,000 viewers from last week’s show and the worst number since September 20, 2016. The NBA Playoffs scored nearly 5 million viewers on TNT when going head-to-head with Smackdown. The show was #4 on the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Swimming with Pigs

Episode 15 of season 6 of Total Divas airs tonight on E! with an episode titled Swimming with Pigs. The synopsis for tonight’s show reads, “Forced to retire her signature move, the Rack Attack, Nikki struggles to find her new identity as a WWE Superstar. Maryse and Eva take their hubbies on a joint, sexy honeymoon trip to Exuma, but end up...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 05/02/2017

Introduction: Video Promo Jinder Mahal is being photographed with the WWE Championship – even though he hasn’t won it yet – until Commissioner Shane McMahon stands behind him. He tells Jinder that “titles are earned” and takes back the championship. He also informs Mahal that he will be wrestling Sami Zayn tonight! The regular Smackdown...

U.S. title rematch to headline Smackdown tonight

Smackdown tonight will be headlined by a rematch for the United States title as Chris Jericho will defend his title against former champion Kevin Owens. Jericho won the title at Payback this past Sunday and moved to the Smackdown roster from Raw as well. However, Jericho’s win was a bit of a surprise to many as he is leaving the WWE for a bit to...

Raw rating for 05/01/2017

Monday Night Raw drew a total of 2,870,000 viewers, the worst number of 2017 so far and down 137,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one did 2,924,000 viewers, then 3,039,000 viewers for the second hour, before going down to 2,649,000 viewers in the third and final hour. Raw lost 390,000 viewers from hour two to hour three, 130,000 more...

WWE starts its first European tour of 2017 tomorrow

WWE starts their hectic post-WrestleMania tour of Europe tomorrow, with the Raw brand already off for their first show in Italy and the Smackdown crew leaving after tonight’s broadcast for Scotland. In total there will be 22 shows in 12 days across 14 different countries in Europe. This tour used to start a week after WrestleMania but this year...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/01/2017

Hey Everybody! It’s @TheMagnumDA with you for tonight’s Raw Report. I hope you enjoyed Payback! I thought it was pretty hit-or-miss, with the “House of Horrors” being a real mess of a match. To give our fans an idea of how poorly planned this match was…the match was to start in the “House of Horrors”, and...

Alexa Bliss makes history with title win at Payback

Alexa Bliss made history yesterday, becoming the first Superstar to win both the Raw and Smackdown Women’s titles. It wasn’t Charlotte, it wasn’t Sasha Banks, it wasn’t Becky Lynch, but a fellow former NXT star who dubs herself as the “five feet of fury” and someone who usually don’t get the same star treatment as the members of the...

Jeff Hardy loses front tooth during tag match at Payback

Jeff Hardy was on the wrong end of a kick from Sheamus last night at Payback and walked to the backstage area after the match with one less tooth. Jeff needed a trip to the dentist after the show to fix the gap left after one of his front tooth went flying thanks to Sheamus. A WWE.COM video showed Jeff receiving medical attention as the WWE doctor...

Payback 2017 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Payback pay-per-view which took place from the SAP Center in San Jose, California. Enzo and Cass defeated Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in the Kick-off match; Chris Jericho defeated Kevin Owens to win the United States title and move to Smackdown; Austin Aries defeated Neville via DQ with Neville retaining...