Category - WWE

WWE investing in India according to local news outlet

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The Hindu Business Line in India is reporting that WWE and its television partner in the region Ten Sports will invest over $100 million in the country. Rukn Kizilbash, WWE’s India General Manager said that the company is committed to the Indian market and want to make a good amount of investment while Rajesh Sethi, CEO of Ten Sports, did not...

Ric Flair out of hospital this weekend

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WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is expected to be released from the hospital this weekend and according to Jim Ross, Flair is “doing well and is upbeat.” The 16 time World Heavyweight champion was admitted to the hospital last week to treat appendix and hernia problems. He missed the NXT Takeover special on the WWE Network where he was supposed to...

WWE teases the next generation for September 22

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WWE sent a cryptic tweet today hinting that something is going to happen on September 22. “You’ve waited long enough… Prepare yourself for the next generation. 9/22/2014,” the tweet read. September 22 is this coming Monday and one would assume whatever is going to happen will happen on Monday Night Raw, which will also have the...

Hideo Itami makes his NXT in-ring debut

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Hideo Itami, the man formerly known as Kenta, made his NXT in-ring debut during last night’s NXT show from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Itami took on Justin Gabriel in the second match of the night and pinned Gabriel for his first NXT victory. Itami was then attacked by the former NXT tag team champions The Ascension, continuing...

Chris Jericho wrapping up latest WWE run this weekend

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Chris Jericho will be taking another sabbatical from his WWE duties as he is scheduled to wrap up his latest commitments with the company this weekend at Night of Champions. Jericho made his third return to WWE at the end of June attacking The Miz during an episode of Monday Night Raw. He was put into a program with the Wyatt Family since that...

Santino Marella undergoes neck surgery

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Former WWE Intercontinental champion Santino Marella wrote on his Twitter that he underwent neck surgery yesterday and it was a success. “Not only did they perform a double fusion, they also removed a piece of broken bone,” he wrote, adding that the road to recovery starts immediately. He noted that with this new titanium plate inserted in his...

2K announces update to popular WWE SuperCard mobile game

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2K today announced an update for the popular WWE SuperCard game for mobile devices, an update which is available to download now. WWE SuperCard players can now experience two new gameplay modes – the People’s Champion Challenge and The Ladder – with each delivering the best rewards yet to increase rankings and assemble the ultimate...

RAW rating for 09/15/2014

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The whole halftime experiment on WWE Raw did not really work and not only it didn’t work to keep viewers glued to Raw, but viewers switched away en-masse from the second to the third hour. Raw on Monday drew 3,826,000 viewers, down 161,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,900,000 viewers, followed by 3,949,000 in the second hour...

Christian’s Peep Show to kick off Night of Champions

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Ever since suffering a concussion in March of this year, former WWE Intercontinental and World Heavyweight champion Christian hasn’t been seen much on television. Captain Charisma has been somewhat relegated to doing pre-shows for the WWE Network at pay-per-views but now he’s getting an upgrade, sort of. At the Night of Champions pay-per-view...

Total Divas season 3 episode 2 rating

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Total Divas episode two of season three which was titled ‘Mo’ Marriage, Mo’ Problems’ did 974,000 viewers, down quarter of a million viewers over last week’s season premiere. That puts this particular episode as one of the least viewed among all three seasons. I guess E! and WWE won’t put out a press release on that number this...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 09/15/2014

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With just six nights away until all titles are on the line at Night Of Champions, what will go down tonight on Raw? We know that John Cena has called out his opponent, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar; or else he will try to take out Lesnar’s advocate Paul Heyman. Which man will Cena be able to get his hands on this evening? Also, who...

Ric Flair undergoes surgery

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The Nature Boy Ric Flair did not attend last week’s NXT Takeover as advertised as he underwent surgery, although what kind of surgery was not specified. “WWE Legend Ric Flair is recovering from successful surgery and will miss tomorrow’s scheduled guest referee appearance at SmackDown. Ric is doing well and we look forward to him returning...

WWE surpasses $100,000 in Full Sail University scholarships

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Full Sail University today announced through a blog post that WWE has awarded five $10,000 scholarships to students who are studying entertainment business, sports marketing and media, film, recording arts, and show production. This brings WWE’s investment at the University to $110,000 in just two years as the company continues to help out the...

Guam Olympic wrestler hoping to make it to NXT after tryout

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Guam’s Pacific Daily News newspaper is carrying a story about Olympic wrestler Jeff Cobb attending a tryout at the WWE Performance Center earlier this month. The three day tryout was held between September 4 and 6 and those who attended will wait four to six weeks to see what the future holds for them. Cobb said that WWE coaches “killed...

Brock Lesnar on RAW tonight for final Night of Champions push

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Tonight’s Monday Night RAW will feature the return of the WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, back for his first appearance since the night after SummerSlam. Lesnar will be there to confront his number one contender John Cena after Cena issued an ultimatum to Heyman on last week’s show. This is also the go-home show before Night of...

Stephanie McMahon in October 2014 edition of Shape Magazine

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WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon is in the October 2014 edition of Shape Magazine which has WWE fan Maria Menounos on the cover. The mother of three and most powerful woman in the WWE, McMahon is featured in the single-page ‘Fit & Famous’ section of the magazine. The piece mentions her upcoming WWE fitness DVD, her workout...

Jake Roberts thanks WWE for taking care of him in hospital

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WWE is once again helping Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts with his latest bout of cancer and is facilitating a lot of stuff so Roberts gets the best cure. Writing on Twitter, Roberts said that the pneumonia did “some serious damage” and he was the sickest he’s ever been. The doctors refused to tell him how long it will take for...