Category - WWE

Vince McMahon appears on RAW after show goes off the air

Vince Mcmahon

The Hulk Hogan celebration continued on the WWE Network (available for $9.99 just in case you missed it) after RAW went off the air on USA Network. Heath Slater brought out a cake but as always, a cake in a WWE ring never has a good ending, and predictably, the cake ended up in Titus O’Neil’s face. With the first cake out of the question...

Kevin Steen signs developmental deal with WWE

Kevin Steen

Triple H announced on his Twitter that the WWE has signed popular Canadian pro wrestler Kevin Steen to a developmental deal. The 30 year old from Quebec is trained by former WWE Superstar Jacques Rougeau and has worked for independent organizations such as Combat Zone Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and even Ring of Honor where he was their...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 08/11/2014

RAW

All are sure to be “in the house” tonight as it is the last Raw before SummerSlam! Both stars of the main event, WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena and Brock Lesnar, are scheduled to face-off live. Who will get the advantage heading into their second showdown? Following last week, will The Bella Twins gain some revenge and momentum on...

WWE Network launched in over 170 countries today

WWE Network

It’s another big day for WWE as the WWE Network today launches internationally in over 170 countries, bringing the over-the-top streaming service to fans worldwide who have been shut-out from the February 24 launch earlier this year. Most of the countries that will get the Network today will be able to stream it on their Android and iOS devices...

Hogan, Cena, and Lesnar all scheduled for tonight’s RAW

Hulk Hogan

While last week’s RAW did not feature any of the two in SummerSlam’s main event, tonight will have both Cena and Lesnar…and Hulk Hogan is in the house too! The Hulkster turns 61 years old today and will be having his birthday bash live on RAW with a lot of surprises planned. An nWo reunion has already been publicized by Scott Hall with Kevin...

2K Showcase to explore greatest rivalries in WWE 2K15 announced

WWE 2K15

2K today announced details of 2K Showcase, the story-driven single-player campaign in WWE 2K15. Through high quality cinematics and historic WWE footage, players will explore two of the biggest and most notable WWE rivalries: the one between Triple H and Shawn Michaels from 2002 to 2004, as well as John Cena’s and CM Punk’s rivalry from 2011...

More on the backstage incident that led to Del Rio getting fired

Alberto Del Rio

PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio got in trouble after a remark from another WWE employee was deemed racist and he took matters in his own hands as payback. The story allegedly went that WWE’s social media manager of live events was eating backstage and was told to clean the plate after finishing. In a smart-ass remark, the manager...

WWE blasts Alberto Del Rio on Twitter after firing him

Alberto Del Rio

WWE rarely touches the subject of talent releases on social media past the simple message that is usually posted on WWE.COM however they had another message to Alberto Del Rio following his termination. “(1/2) @VivaDelRio is responsible for his own actions. If you’re angry at anyone, be angry at Alberto,” read a tweet on the official WWE...

Live WWE event results from 08/08/2014 in Sydney, Australia

Roman Reigns

W-O reader Geoffrey McGee attended the live WWE event in Sydney, Australia, today and sent in the following results: Rob Van Dam won a battle royal and earned a shot for the Intercontinental title later in the show. Other participants included the Usos, Fandango, Bo Dallas, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, Diego, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper; Emma and...

Alberto Del Rio fired from WWE

Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio got fired from WWE yesterday for his unprofessional conduct after an incident with a WWE employee according to WWE.COM. “WWE announced the release of Alberto Del Rio due to unprofessional conduct and an altercation with an employee,” read a short statement on the official WWE website. There was no usual good luck in...

WWE crew in Australia for three day tour

WWE

The WWE crew traveled to Down Under yesterday for a three day tour in Australia. WWE held one show at the Rod Laver Arena today in Melbourne and will be followed by another one at the Allphones Arena in Sydney tomorrow and then one in Perth at the Perth Arena. The WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena is not on the tour due to filming...

Longtime WWE timekeeper Mike Yeaton released

WWE HQ

The WWE layoffs last week had an unlikely victim, timekeeper and longtime employee Mark Yeaton. The release was very much surprising to everyone within the company as Yeaton was well liked and was a big part of the ring crew. He has been employed with WWE for around 30 long years which made the release even more shocking to those in the...

WWE production truck shows Smackdown moving to Thursdays

Smackdown

A recent photo of a WWE production truck sporting the new WWE logo and promoting Smackdown lists “Thursdays 8/7c” as the air date rather than Friday. Smackdown has been airing on Friday nights since Fall of 2005 when UPN decided to move it to what many in the television industry call the “death slot.” It has remained in that time slot ever...

nWo reunion planned for Hogan’s RAW birthday bash

nWo

Are you ready for an nWo reunion? Well get ready because it looks like it’s going to happen this coming Monday on RAW. To celebrate Hulk Hogan’s 61st birthday, WWE is bringing back Superstars who had a big impact in Hogan’s career and both Scott Hall and Kevin Nash are scheduled to appear. WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall posted a series of...

RAW rating for 08/04/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 4,048,000 viewers, down over quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,075,000 viewers, followed by 4,193,000 in the second hour, and then way down to 3,877,000 in the third and final hour. This is the second week in a row that RAW dropped in viewership especially the third hour. Last week...

WWE Magazine cancellation made official

WWE

WWE has officially announced the cancellation of the WWE Magazine with a message that reads, “We regret to inform you, that WWE has decided to cease publishing WWE Magazine, WWE Kids and WWE Specials. The October issue of WWE Magazine and September issue of WWE Kids will be the final issue available. Thank you for your continued loyalty and...