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Smackdown TV report for 01/28/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for January 28th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The event of the Royal Rumble match and Raw are shown; the regular Smackdown! opener plays and the pyro explodes in the arena of Tampa, Florida. Mauro Ranallo greets us, then he and Jerry “The King” Lawler go over the line-up. Chris...

Tickets for NXT in Cleveland and Columbus on sale now

NXT

Tickets for the two NXT shows that will happen in conjunction with the Arnold Sports Festival weekend went on sale today. First up will be Columbus, Ohio, with a show on March 3 at the LC Pavilion. Tickets for this show are $20, $50, and $75 and are available on Ticketmaster.com. The second show will be on March 4 at the Agora Theatre in...

AJ Styles’ popularity in WWE evident on iTunes and YouTube

AJ Styles

AJ Styles’ arrival in the WWE has been met with a lot of positive comments from fans who have long been waiting to see The Phenomenal one in a WWE ring and anything associated with Styles is skyrocketing. His debut at the Royal Rumble on the WWE YouTube channel has been played over 2.3 million times, more than any video showcased on the main...

NXT Takeover: Dallas card revealed at NXT tapings

Samoa Joe

On Friday, April 1, the NXT Superstars and Divas will be rocking the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Arena with the hottest ticket in town being NXT Takeover: Dallas. During the NXT television tapings held yesterday at Full Sail University in Orlando, the full card for the event was revealed. The show will be headlined with Finn Balor vs...

Sheamus injured with biceps tendonitis

Sheamus

Former WWE champion Sheamus posted a photo on his Twitter sporting a cast on his left hand. The Irish Superstar is celebrating his birthday today and jokingly wrote, “You know the celebrations went well when you wake up in a cast… any ideas how it got there?“ Sheamus is apparently suffering from tendonitis in his arm and was not part of...

2K and WWE announce new multi-year exclusive agreement

WWE 2K16

2K and WWE today announced that they have extended their partnership with a new multi-year exclusive agreement granting 2K the worldwide rights to develop and publish WWE video game properties across all major platforms and distribution channels. In addition, 2K will continue to invest in WWE SuperCard, the breakout hit card-battling game...

Shinsuke Nakamura to make his debut at NXT Takeover: Dallas

Shinsuke Nakamura

The second Superstar of the four that have been rumored to be joining WWE – Shinsuke Nakamura – has been announced as making his WWE NXT debut at the upcoming NXT Takeover: Dallas event, during WrestleMania 32 weekend. The announcement was made during yesterday’s NXT tapings at Full Sail University in Orlando when NXT General...

Total Divas season 5 episode 2 rating

Total Divas

Episode 2 of season 5 of Total Divas which was titled A SummerSlam Engagement did 939,000 viewers, down from last week’s season opener of 1.11 million. That is just slightly below the average of what the show was doing throughout season 4 last year. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Dave Bautista offered spot at WrestleMania 32

Batista

Ryan Satin from ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Dave Bautista was backstage at the Royal Rumble after he was invited for a meeting with the boss, Vince McMahon. According to sources, Batista was there because McMahon offered him a one-off deal for WrestleMania 32 in Dallas, Texas. It seems that the creative that was pitched to Batista...

Big two-day sale on nearly 300 items from WWE Shop

WWEShop

WWE Shop is running a two day sale on nearly 200 t-shirts, 34 replica titles, and 28 DVDs with prices starting from $4.99. Apart from that, you can save more money depending on how much you spend. If you spend $70 or more, you can use the code WWESAVE10 to get $10 off, if you spend $100 or more, use WWEAFF15 to get $15 off and if you go over $150...

Nikki Bella undergoes successful neck surgery

Nikki Bella

Former WWE Divas champion Nikki Bella underwent successful surgery this morning to repair a broken neck and a herniated disk. Nikki was accompanied to the hospital by her boyfriend John Cena, sister Brie, brother JJ, her mother and John Laurinaitis, who is dating her mother. Earlier this week, she told E! News, “What makes mine a little bit...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/25/2016

Raw

We are on somewhat of a new path after the Royal Rumble; debuts, a championship change, a return, and a couple of new rivalries look to be ahead. I will not spoil for those who have not seen the show, and are still wanting to, but it was pretty-good. Monday Night Raw TV Report for January 25th, 2016 – “’The Game’ Begins” Introduction...

Raw rating for 01/25/2016

Raw

The fallout from the Royal Rumble garnered a lot of interest with an average viewership of 4,098,000, up 600,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,140,000 viewers, then increased to 4,183,000 with The Rock’s second hour, and then it went slightly down to 3,972,000 in the third and final hour with the big Fastlane main event...

The Rock returns on Raw and is interrupted by The New Day

The Rock

The People’s Champion returned to Monday Night Raw last night and rocked the American Airlines Arena, first with a live one-shot segment where he interacted with The Miz, Rick Ross, Big Show, Lana, Rusev, and Pat Patterson before hitting the countdown to appear live in the ring. The home town crowd welcomed The Rock with “this is awesome”...

Nikki Bella to undergo neck surgery this Wednesday

Nikki Bella

Former WWE Diva Nikki Bella will be following the footsteps of her boyfriend John Cena, and walk right into neck surgery this coming Wednesday. “I have basically a broken neck, a pretty bad herniated disk,” Nikki told E! News. “What makes mine a little bit difficult than most people is that I have some disk behind my vertebrae so...

AJ Styles retains all trademarks in new WWE deal

AJ Styles

Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that WWE newcomer AJ Styles has kept full ownership of his name and other trademarks associated with him in his new multi-year deal with WWE. Usually WWE is keen to take over any trademarks to protect their intellectual property however the deal allows them to use all of his trademarks – including The...

New original WWE Network programming to launch starting tonight

WWE Network

Additional original programming is coming to the WWE Network with a new show starting tonight immediately following Monday Night Raw. The first episode of Ride Along kicks off at 11:06PM EST. The 30 minute broadcast will give you a glimpse of what goes down in the car when Superstars and Divas drive from town to town for events. Tonight’s...

Rumors are over…AJ Styles debuts in WWE at the Rumble

AJ Styles

It finally happened! Former TNA and IWGP champion AJ Styles made his WWE debut last night during the Royal Rumble, coming in as entrant number three as was welcomed with a gigantic pop from the Orlando crowd. The broadcast team were full of praise for AJ, listing his accomplishments but obviously forgetting to mention his time in TNA. The crowd...