Category - WWE

AJ Styles the bookies’ favorite to win the match against Ambrose

AJ Styles is the heavy favorite to win his match tonight against Dean Ambrose at Backlash according to the bookies. Styles is at 1/14 to win while Ambrose is at a distant 7/1 to retain. The odds do not necessarily mean a title change but just a win, no matter how. A DQ win for Styles would obviously mean the title stays with Ambrose. Dolph Ziggler...

Backlash 2016 live on the WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia, WWE presents Backlash live on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs AJ Styles for the WWE World title; The Miz vs Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Intercontinental title; Becky Lynch vs Alexa Bliss vs Naomi vs Nikki Bella vs Carmella vs Natalya in a six-pack...

Big Show breaks the ring ropes during match against Cena in Manila

Both Big Show and John Cena avoided injury after the middle ring rope snapped during their match at the live WWE event in Manila today. The incident happened when Big Show was going for a second rope splash and as he was gaining momentum by jumping up and down on the middle rope, the two sides of the ropes snapped, sending Big Show flat on his ass...

WWE officially announces the release of Alberto Del Rio

WWE has officially announced the departure of Alberto Del Rio from the company effective today, September 9. The former WWE champion made his return to the WWE last year at Hell In A Cell as a surprise opponent for John Cena, defeating Cena and winning the United States title. Things didn’t go as planned though as after that night, Del Rio was...

Eva Marie lands role in upcoming Nicholas Cage movie

The currently suspended Eva Marie has just got herself cast into a Nicholas Cage movie according to EW.COM. The movie is titled Inconceivable and has Cage and Faye Dunaway as the leading stars. Nicky Whelan and Eva Marie will also have roles in this Jonathan Baker’s film set from Chloe King’s screenplay. The movie will start shooting next...

Alberto Del Rio to hold press conference in Mexico City tomorrow

Former WWE Heavyweight and United States champion Alberto Del Rio will be holding a press conference tomorrow in Mexico City according to SuperLuchas.com. SuperLuchas.com says that Del Rio has invited a large contingent of Mexican media to attend this press conference and it is expected that Del Rio will announce his departure from WWE. The...

Smackdown rating for 09/06/2016

Smackdown suffered a huge drop in the ratings similar to Raw this week, with the show getting 2,454,000 viewers for the Backlash go-home episode. That is down 381,000 viewers from last week’s show. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE signs 7 Chinese individuals to developmental deals

In conjunction with their Saturday live event in Shanghai, China, WWE announced that it has signed seven Chinese individuals to developmental deals. Six males and one female make up the list. Those signed are Big Boa (6’4”, 220lbs), a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and the 2016 Brazilian jiu-jitsu China Open Gi/No-Gi champion; Gu Guangming...

Scotty 2 Hotty joins WWE Performance Center as full-time coach

PWInsider.com is reporting that Scott Garland, better known to wrestling fans as Scotty 2 Hotty, has been hired as a full-time coach at the WWE Performance Center and will be training the up-and-coming WWE Superstars as well as helping out with NXT. Garland had a 10-year career with the WWE starting in 1997 and his career took off when he teamed...

WWE Live in London results from The O2 Arena

WWE had a non-televised live event in London, England yesterday at The O2 Arena before the rest of the Superstars headed to the Far East for one show in the Philippines and one in China this weekend. There were seven matches on the card including match #4 in the best-of-seven series between Cesaro and Sheamus. The results were The New Day defeated...

Cruiserweight Classic tournament semi final matches set

The Cruiserweight Classic semi final matches were set after last night’s episode on the WWE Network. Zack Sabre Jr. will take on Gran Metalik and Kota Ibushi will wrestle T.J. Perkins and then later in the night, the two winners of each match will meet to determine the winner for the inaugural Cruiserweight Classic. During yesterday’s show...

Raw rating for 09/05/2016

Raw doesn’t usually do well on holidays and the college football game on ESPN didn’t help much things either! The Labor Day edition of Raw this week drew 3,069,000 viewers, down 343,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one started with 3,350,000 viewers, then went down to 3,066,000 viewers, before hitting a low of 2,792,000 viewers...

7-Eleven gets WWE Network gift cards

The WWE Network gift card is now available at 7-Eleven stores across the United States, the third store that the card is available in. The gift card originally launched at Walmart stores in October 2015 and then in February it was also available at GameStop locations. It sells for $29.97 and it gives you three months access to the full WWE Network...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 09/06/2016

Tuesday Night Smackdown! Live TV Report for September 6th, 2016 – “Who ‘Runs The Place?’” Introduction Segment: Video and Arena Promo The regular Smackdown! Live video plays and then we are live right away in the arena of Lincoln, Nebraska! Mauro Ranallo welcomes us, and in the ring is General Manager Daniel Bryan. He has the Women’s...

WWE appoints new Senior Vice President of Communications

WWE today announced the appointment of Chris Bellitti as Senior Vice President, Communications. Bellitti, who previously held senior positions at FOX Sports and ESPN, will report directly to Brian Flinn, WWE Executive Vice President, Marketing & Communications. As head of WWE’s Communications division, Bellitti will be a key member of the...

The Boss is back and ready to take the WWE Women’s title again

Just a few weeks after dropping the WWE Women’s title to Charlotte and vanishing from television, Sasha Banks returned to Monday Night Raw and immediately challenged Charlotte for the title at Clash of Champions later this month. Banks won the WWE Women’s title on the first post-draft Raw in July, a decision which was “moved forward” as...