Category - WWE

Hulk Hogan to celebrate birthday on RAW next week

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be appearing on next week’s Monday Night RAW live from Portland, Oregon at the Moda Center to celebrate his birthday. The former WWE and WCW champion will be turning 61 on Monday and what better way to enjoy the special day than inside a WWE ring? “Surprises” are promised although most surprises always fail to deliver. The...

Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15 announced by 2K

Hulk Hogan

WWE Hall of Famer and arguably the most recognizable wrestling superstar in history, Hulk Hogan, will be getting his own Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15. 2K today announced that the edition will be available exclusively for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a suggested price of $99.99. The pack will contain a copy of WWE 2K15 video game; exclusive...

United Kingdom to get WWE Network on October 1

WWE Network

WWE has officially announced that the WWE Network will be coming  to the United Kingdom on October 1. It has not been revealed if the UK will get the US-version of the Network with the over-the-top service or if British fans will join Canadian fans in having a traditional television channel. Meanwhile, WWE.COM has a list of countries that will be...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 08/04/2014

RAW

A lot truly does happen in two weeks, as since the last time I wrote about Raw, we have half-a-card for SummerSlam and it looks awesome! I’m really into the Brie Bella/Stephanie McMahon feud. While neither come a mile close to the wrestling ability of Hall Of Famers Lita and Trish Stratus, respectively, the intensity mirrors the classic...

Randy Orton calls fan “Latino Ms. Piggy” on Twitter

Randy Orton

TMZ picked up the tweet that Randy Orton wrote bashing a fan that he took a photo with by calling her the “Latino Ms. Piggy.” The selfie shows a smiling Orton and the fan in front of a gym and the former WWE champ tweeted the photo to his girlfriend saying, “Look @kimklro I met the Latino Ms. Piggy today at the gym. I wish you were there to...

Sting at SummerSlam weekend for WWE 2K15 roster reveal event

Sting

WWE today announced that former WCW champion Sting will be traveling to Los Angeles for the SummerSlam weekend as he will be part of the WWE 2K15 roster reveal event. Hosted by Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin, the WWE 2K15 roster reveal show will be held on Saturday, August 16, starting at 10AM PT, and will also feature John Cena, Hulk...

The Undertaker to appear at Austin Comic Con on October 3

The Undertaker

The Austin, Texas, Comic Con just landed itself one of the biggest stars in the WWE as Wizard World today announced that The Undertaker will be making a very rare appearance on October 3. The Undertaker will be signing autographs and posing for photos from 4:30PM to 8:30PM, making this the first announced public appearance since his WrestleMania...

WrestleMania XXX world television premiere airs tonight on NBC

WrestleMania XXX

The WrestleMania XXX world television premiere airs tonight on NBC starting at 7PM EST with an hour of WM footage that will be finding its way on network television for the first time. During this hour, WWE and NBC will showcase three segments from the four-hour WrestleMania and sadly it does not include Daniel Bryan’s journey to the WWE World...

Live WWE event results from 08/02 in Lubbock, Texas

Big Show

W-O reader Matthew Griswold attended the live WWE event in Lubbock, Texas, yesterday night and sent us the following results: Goldust and Stardust defeated Ryback and Curtis Axel; Adam Rose defeated Damien Sandow; Big E and Diego defeated Heath Slater and Titus O’Neil; Dolph Ziggler defeated Alberto Del Rio; AJ Lee defeated Natalya and Paige;...

App for WWE Network users in Canada in the works

WWE Network

During the WWE conference call with investors, Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios said that there is a plan to give Canadian fans a modified app of the WWE Network so they can watch what US – and the rest of the world – fans see. “We didn’t mention it, but our plan is to eventually offer an authenticated version...

“Explosive” Total Divas season 3 preview

Total Divas

Returning on E! on September 7, the preview for Total Divas season 3 says that it will be the “most explosive season yet!” The thirty second trailer uses total surprises, total risks, total conflict, and total heat to describe what’s coming to television once the Divas – Nikki and Brie Bella, Nattie, Eva Marie, Arianne, Trinity, Summer...

Flag match added to SummerSlam 2014 card

Jack Swagger

A fourth match was added to the SummerSlam pay-per-view during last night’s Smackdown with Jack Swagger and Rusev wrestling in a flag match. The flag match joins Brie Bella vs Stephanie McMahon, Chris Jericho vs Bray Wyatt, and John Cena vs Brock Lesnar on the card so far. Cena vs Lesnar and Stephanie vs Brie will be pushed as the two main...

WWE Magazine ending its 30 year run

WWE

It looks like that the WWE Magazine is ending its 30 year run as people in that department were part of the 7% who were laid off from the company yesterday morning. Over the past few years, the WWE Magazine continued its downward spiral when it comes to circulation and making money and was often in the red every quarter in financial results. The...

Next NXT special set for September 11

NXT

The next NXT live television special on the WWE Network will be taking place on September 11 from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, the home of NXT. This will be the third two-hour special following NXT Arrival and NXT Takeover. The top matches have been announced already during last night’s tapings which will air at a later...

Ricardo Rodriguez released from WWE

Ricardo Rodriguez

WWE released Ricardo Rodriguez yesterday with a short message on the WWE.COM website saying, “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Ricardo Rodriguez as of today, July 30, 2014. WWE wishes Ricardo Rodriguez the best in all of his future endeavors.” The 28 year old Mexican-American joined WWE in 2010 and made his television...

WWE giving the pink slip to 7% of its workforce today

WWE

Black Thursday is becoming the new black Friday as WWE is handing out pink slips to 7% of its workforce to make up for loss in revenue from WWE Network and pay-per-view business. CNNMoney.com is reporting that according to a WWE spokesman, job cuts will impact all business units across all WWE’s locations. WWE employs around 850 people worldwide...

WWE revenues by region and segments for Q2 2014

WWE HQ

The following are the revenues by region and business segment which were released in today’s financial report. Network revenues including money generated from WWE Network, PPV, and VOD increased 13% to $43.3 million; WWE Network generated $19.4 million in subscription revenue from an average of 665,000 paid subscribers; TV revenues increased...