Category - WWE

Sami Zayn makes in-ring return at NXT live event in Newcastle

Sami Zayn

Sami Zayn made his in-ring return at the NXT live event tour in Newcastle, England, yesterday and wrestled NXT champion Finn Balor in the main event. Breaking the usual tradition, the champion came out first for his match, leaving Zayn to get one of the biggest pops of the night. Fans chanted “Ole ole ole!” as the WWE production team waited a...

WWE Network to launch in Japan on January 5, 2016

WWE Network

WWE announced that the WWE Network will be available in Japan starting on January 5, 2016, with the first month of service offered for free to those who sign up. This is another major market cleared for the Network which was unable to broadcast there due to TV contract issues. The WWE Network in Japan will be similar to the US version of the...

Daniel Bryan claims his WWE career might be over

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan traveled to Singapore to promote WWE business this week and during one of the several media stops, he told The New Paper Online that his WWE career could be over. I think it could be the end of my career in WWE, but I don’t think it will be the end of my career,” Bryan said. “I could find another passion, but it would...

Trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 movie featuring Sheamus

Sheamus

WWE World Heavyweight champion Sheamus has a role in the upcoming movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows where he plays the character of Rocksteady. Filming for the movie began in April of this year and Sheamus, who’s credited as Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly appears both as a live action actor and also doing voice over for the...

WWE lands Coca-Cola as new sponsor

WWE logo

WWE has landed a major sponsor for the Slammy Awards Raw broadcast which will air on USA Network on December 21. The new sponsor is Coca-Cola, who apart from sponsoring the Slammy Awards, are also sponsoring the Tribute to the Troops event which will air two days later also on USA Network. The video promo hyping up the Awards Raw says, “The 2015...

NXT starts 7-day United Kingdom tour today

NXT

NXT makes history today as it kicks off its first ever International tour in the United Kingdom. The tour starts in Newcastle at the Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena. On December 11 it’s off to Glasgow, Scotland at The SSE Hydro. On December 12 there will be a show in Sheffield at the Sheffield Motorpoint Arena. On December 13 it’s...

John Cena shows off acting and comedic skills on The Tonight Show

John Cena

John Cena showed off his acting and comedic skills while appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to promote the movie Sisters. During the interview, Cena “reflected” on some childhood memories which morphed into a segment where he even “sang” to Adele’s Hello tune. Apart from plugging the movie which he has a role in...

Raw rating for 12/07/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw did an average of 3,054,000 viewers this week, down from last week’s 3,168,000. The third hour once again dragged down the number with Raw losing 420,000 viewers from hour one to hour three. Hour one did 3,270,000 viewers, followed by 3,042,000 in the second hour and then down to 2,850,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings...

More matches added to the TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs PPV

TLC

More matches were added to the TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs pay-per-view yesterday on Raw, bringing the total number to six on the card. Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Luke Harper, and Erick Rowan of the Wyatt Family will take on The Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer, and the returning Rhyno in an 8-man tag team elimination tables match, a match which...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/07/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for December 7th, 2015 – “’Tumultuous, Crazy, Levels” Introduction Segment: Video, Welcoming, and Arena Promo A recap of last week’s Raw and Smackdown!, featuring Roman Reigns’ WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match with Sheamus and the coming-together of The League Of Nations is shown. The new group is now...

John Cena on two NBC shows tomorrow to promote movie

John Cena

Former WWE champion John Cena will be on two NBC shows tomorrow to promote the new movie Sisters which he has a role in. The movie is about two sisters, one very loose and childish, and the other uptight and divorced, who throw one last party at their childhood home, which their parents are about to sell. It opens in theaters on December 18. Cena...

WWE appoints new EVP of Global Sales and Partnerships

WWE HQ

WWE today announced the appointment of John Brody as Executive Vice President, Global Sales & Partnerships. Brody, who previously held senior leadership roles with the National Football League, Wasserman Media Group, Major League Baseball and the Boston Celtics, will report directly to WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer, Michelle D...

John Cena to wrap up filming FOX reality show in mid December

John Cena

An article in the Washington based The Dispatch has revealed that John Cena will finish filming his new reality TV show American Grit for FOX in December 16. The series is being filmed in Eatonville, Washington, with Little Mashell Falls and Pack Forest serving as the background for most of the filming. Cena is the host of the show which is a...

Raw after WrestleMania 32 pre-sale sells out fast

Raw

As expected, the tickets for the Raw after WrestleMania went pretty fast yesterday during the pre-sale held on Ticketmaster.com. All allocated tickets were snapped as nearly 100,000 wrestling fans are expected to be in the city for WrestleMania that weekend. The American Airlines Center seats up to almost 20,000. The rest of the remaining tickets...