Category - WWE

A look at the the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Sting

WWE welcomes nine new Hall of Famers and one in the celebrity wing, sending the total number of Hall of Fame inductees to over 130. Headlining will be Sting, whose long and storied career in WCW is pretty well documented. It took him till the end of his career to jump to WWE but he got his WrestleMania moment last year, wrestling Triple H during...

Japanese sensation Kota Ibushi at NXT Takeover: Dallas

NXT Takeover Dallas

Apart from Bobby Roode, another Superstar was ringside at NXT Takeover: Dallas yesterday and his name is Kota Ibushi. Ibushi was accompanied by former WWE star Funaki and backstage posed for a photo with NXT’s William Regal as well. WWE did not announce that he signed with the company however in an article on WWE.COM they wrote, “Does the man...

WWE’s Tapout brand now available at JCPenny stores

Tapout

WWE and Authentic Brands Group re-launched the Tapout fitness brand with the apparel line for men now available in nearly 300 JCPenney stores and at jcp.com, with plans to launch a women’s collection this summer. The Tapout performance apparel collection for men includes a range of training and compression tees, tank tops, pants and shorts...

Bobby Roode appears ringside at NXT Takeover: Dallas

Bobby Roode

Another former TNA champion looks like is jumping ship to WWE as Bobby Roode was ringside for NXT Takeover: Dallas. “Well…………” Roode wrote on Twitter to sum up his appearance. Bubba Ray Dudley who worked with Roode in TNA also wrote, “Great to see @REALBobbyRoode at #NXTTakeOver … Whos NeXT?” Roode left TNA in mid-March after...

NXT Takeover: Dallas report

NXT Takeover Dallas

WrestleMania weekend officially starts in the ring tonight, and Wrestling-Online.com – in conjunction with BackBodyDrop.com – brought you live coverage of perhaps the show of the year: NXT Takeover in Dallas, TX. The main event sees Finn Balor defend his NXT championship against Samoa Joe – four months on from their battle at...

Smackdown TV report for 03/31/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 31st, 2016 – “The ‘Road’ Ends” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! opener starts, the pyro goes off in the arena, and we are welcomed by Mauro Ranallo to Match #1: Single – A.J. Styles VS. Social Outcast member Heath Slater (with Social Outcast members...

All NXT titles are odds-on favorite to change hands tonight

Samoa Joe

In the most anticipated NXT event in the brand’s short history, all titles are favorite to change hands in Dallas on Friday night as Samoa Joe is a 1/2 favorite to beat Finn Bálor (odds 7/5) to win his first ever NXT title. The bookies are also expecting a title change in the Women’s division with Asuka an 11/20 favorite to beat Bayley...

New Women’s title to be unveiled at WrestleMania?

WWE logo

A WWE employee who occasionally posts on Reddit’s SquaredCircle board and who is a confirmed source, wrote today that a new WWE Women’s title will be unveiled at WrestleMania this Sunday. It seems that WWE is dropping the term Diva’s title and bringing back a new version of the Women’s title, a move that is supported by almost all the...

The music of this year’s WrestleMania

WrestleMania 32

This year there are five WrestleMania theme songs that are accompanying the different videos promoting the event or a particular match. The main theme song is titled My House and performed by a WWE favorite, Flo Rida. The song is taken from his 2015 EP with the same name and was released back in October. Pizza Hut used the song for their Super...

NXT Takeover: Dallas live on the WWE Network tonight

NXT Takeover Dallas

Live tonight from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Dallas, exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Finn Balor vs Samoa Joe for the NXT title; Bayley vs Asuka for the NXT Women’s title; The Revival vs American Alpha for the NXT Tag Team titles; Sami Zayn vs Shinsuke Nakamura; Austin Aries...

Get your WWE Network subscription now and watch WrestleMania free!

WWE Network

For those of you who have not yet subscribed to the WWE Network, today is probably the best day to get your free subscription. By starting your subscription today you will be able to watch tonight’s NXT Takeover: Dallas as well as the Hall of Fame red carpet and ceremony events tomorrow and WrestleMania on Sunday…for free! New subscribers will...

The Undertaker carrying a nasty black eye

Undertaker

The Undertaker is already sporting a pretty large shiner and he hasn’t even stepped foot inside Hell In A Cell yet! The former champ, whose long-running WrestleMania streak ended two years ago, was photographed with Madusa, Ric Flair, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman, and Tatanka and his black eye was pretty visible. The image was posted on Madusa’s...

WWE 2K Superstars Tournament of Champions tonight at Axxess

WWE 2K16

WWE will be hosting the annual WWE video game Superstars Tournament of Champions at tonight’s Axxess event at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. The game played this year is WE 2K16. The tournament will kick off at 8PM EST and will feature different WWE Superstars and Divas playing WWE 2K16 against each other to crown this year’s...

Forbes publishes list of WWE’s top 10 earners

John Cena

Forbes.com yesterday published a list of WWE’s biggest earners based on their base salary, merchandise, and other information. In first place is John Cena who last year is estimated to have received $9.5 million. Coming in second is Brock Lesnar at $6 million for his part time deal. Third place belongs to Triple H at $2.8 million which includes...

WrestleMania stage and entrance go up at AT&T Stadium

WrestleMania 32

WWE gave a sneak peak at the inside of the AT&T Stadium yesterday during Smackdown which was part-live with cut-ins from Dallas in conjunction with the taped matches from Monday night. The entrance looked somewhat complete with a huge Texas star leading to the ramp as the main focal point. Interesting enough there doesn’t seem to be a huge...

Life-size bronze statue of Dusty Rhodes unveiled at Axxess

Dusty Rhodes

WWE unveiled the bronze life-size statue of Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes at Axxess this evening, similar to what they did last year for the Ultimate Warrior. Dustin Rhodes, Cody Rhodes, and Eden  Styles were present for the unveiling of the statue which was done in front of the NXT roster, a roster which Dusty often described as his kids. “I...

Stephanie McMahon tries out Triple H’s entrance…and fails!

Stephanie McMahon

Triple H has pretty much got his entrance routine down to perfection, from his pose at the top of the ramp and spitting the water like a champ. But how good is his wife Stephanie McMahon at doing his entrance? Not so good! Before Axxess opened doors to the public, Stephanie tested out the Superstars’ entrance section where fans can imitate their...

WWE Network announces new original show titled Holy Foley

holyfoley

WWE today announced its new original WWE Network series titled Holy Foley, starring WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley and his daughter Noelle. The series will be produced by Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate and this 10-episode, 30-minute family reality series is slated to premiere in August 2016. “I am excited to give fans a...