Category - WWE

Who will take over Hulk Hogan on the Tough Enough judges table?

Tough Enough

The big question now following Hogan’s dismissal from Tough Enough is who is going to replace the Hall of Famer on the judging panel along with Daniel Bryan and Paige. The decision ultimately comes down to WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon along with Kevin Dunn, the Executive Vice President of Television Production. USA Network will also...

Daniel Bryan cleared to return by his neurologist

Daniel Bryan

During a recent interview with Busted Open Radio to promote his new book, former WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan said that his neurologist in Phoenix has cleared him to return to the ring but WWE’s medical team hasn’t yet. When asked about his injury, Bryan said it was not a neck problem but a concussion. He understands why WWE is...

Curtis Axel drops Hogan impersonator gimmick

Curtis Axel

Curtis Axel’s gimmick of impersonating Hulk Hogan has been axed and the son of WWE Hall of Famer Mr. Perfect is back to his original character following the Hogan racist saga that has captivated the Internet since news broke in the early hours of Friday. WWE has already removed Axel’s photo dressed as Hogan from his bio on WWE.COM and has...

2K removes Hulk Hogan from upcoming WWE 2K16 video game

WWE 2K16

WWE 2K16, the upcoming WWE video game has just lost one of its biggest stars. As expected, Hulk Hogan will not be involved in the game and WWE asked 2K to yank him out. “We are highly respectful of the way that our partners choose to run their business and manage our partnerships accordingly. We can confirm that Hulk Hogan will not appear in WWE...

NXT to tour Texas in September

NXT

The NXT tour will continue around the United States with the state of Texas the next in line for some live NXT action. NXT will perform three live events on three separate days starting on Thursday, September 17 at the Bayou Music Center in Houston. On Friday, the show moves to the Austin Music Hall in Austin, and then on Saturday it’s off to...

SummerSlam to be 4 hours long on pay-per-view

SummerSlam

The biggest event of the Summer on WWE’s calendar – SummerSlam – just got even bigger as WWE has decided to add an extra hour to the pay-per-view, making it 4 hours long. The news was first announced by Sky Italia WWE broadcaster Luca Franchini who posted on Facebook that WWE informed Sky Italia about the change in time to make room...

Mark Henry “hurt and offended” by Hogan’s remarks

Mark Henry

In a post on Twitter, former champion Mark Henry said that he was being “hounded” by media today to share his thoughts and experiences with Hulk Hogan. He said he preferred not to be dragged into it but feels the responsibility to at least make some sort of a statement. Henry said that there was history of racial slurs and prejudices in the...

WWE adds more meet & greet sessions for SummerSlam 2015 weekend

SummerSlam

Apart from the Sting meet and greet set at the Barclays Center, WWE added eight other meet and greet sessions with different WWE Superstars and Divas all happening on August 22 at the 40/40 Club in Barclays Center. Kicking things off at 10AM will be an NXT panel which is selling for $75 for general admission or $200 for a VIP package. Bray Wyatt...

Booker T comments on Hulk Hogan’s racist remarks

Booker T

Booker T shared his opinions on the dismissal of Hulk Hogan and said that he was shocked by what Hogan has said. The history between Booker, Hogan, and the n-word dates back to nearly two decades ago when Booker, part of the Harlem Heat, told Hulk that, “we’re coming for you n*gger” during a live broadcast. As soon as Booker said the word he...

WWE issues official statement on Hulk Hogan

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Earlier today, WWE issued a statement on Hulk Hogan who is no longer part of the company. “WWE terminated its contract with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan). WWE is committed to embracing and celebrating individuals from all backgrounds as demonstrated by the diversity of our employees, performers and fans worldwide,” the statement read. Hulk...

Hulk Hogan looks to be gone from WWE for good

Hulk Hogan

The relationship between Hulk Hogan and WWE seemed to have taken a nose dive as rumors are that WWE is cutting all ties with the Hulkster and has already removed him from the lineup of judges from the Tough Enough website. Hogan was also removed from the Hall of Fame website, with the only people under the “H” name being Hacksaw Jim Duggan...

Amy Schumer says Cena was “inside her” during movie sex scene

John Cena

In an interview with Australia’s The Project, Amy Schumer, the star of Trainwreck, told the hosts that her sex scene with John Cena in the movie was real. “How many takes did that take,” asked the host, who also wondered how they kept a straight face during the filming of the sex scene. “He was actually inside me,” Schumer said. “Who...

Sheamus on board United flight which made emergency landing

Sheamus

United Flight 447 from Denver to Los Angeles, which Money in the Bank winner Sheamus was flying in, made an emergency landing after a reported loss of cabin pressure during the flight. Several customers fell ill and then the crew deployed oxygen masks and diverted the plane to Grand Junction Regional Airport in Mesa County. Sheamus posted a photo...

Total Divas season 4 episode 3 rating

Total Divas

This week’s Total Divas, which was episode 3 of season 4 dipped below the 1 million viewer mark again, getting only 995,000 viewers for the episode titled Eat Your Heart Out. This was slightly down from last week’s just-over 1,000,000 viewers and only surpassed the premiere episode by a couple of thousand viewers. The show did 0.4 rating in...

Dasha Fuentes joins NXT’s broadcast team

Dasha Fuentes

WWE has announced that Dasha Fuentes has joined the NXT broadcast team and will be conducting backstage interviews during the shows on the WWE Network. Fuentes, a native of Orlando, has been part of the WWE Performance Center since May of 2014 and joined to become a WWE Diva. A knee injury last Summer sidelined her but WWE took care of her and...

Tough Enough episode 5 rating

Tough Enough

Episode 5 of Tough Enough which saw the surprise elimination of Patrick drew 1,144,000 viewers and a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demo. That is up from last week’s 977,000 viewers number which was a season low so far. (Ratings credit: TV By The Numbers)

Sting meet & greet session added to SummerSlam weekend

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WWE has added a meet & greet session with former WCW champion Sting during the SummerSlam weekend, with pre-sale starting in a few days. Ticketmaster.com has a listing for this meet & greet, listing tickets at $125 each plus additional taxes and fees. The event will happen at the 40/40 Club in Barclays Center starting at 1PM and ticket...

John Cena granting wish to 7 year old makes it on ESPN

John Cena

ESPN has a 7 minute feature about WWE United States champion John Cena granting 7 year old KJ his wish at a recent Monday Night Raw in Washington, DC. KJ has kidney problems and from the very first start, doctors told his mom that she should have made an abortion. With dialysis and more than a year on the waiting list for another kidney, KJ...