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Smackdown! TV report for 09/17/2015

Smackdown

Smackdown TV Report for September 2nd, 2015 – “Dissention and Momentum?” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A recap of Raw with Sting, The Big Show, John Cena, and WWE World Heavyweight and United States Champion is aired. We go live to Little Rock, Arkansas, and are greeted by Rich Brennan, Booker T., and Jerry “The King”...

New WWE Network show hosted by JBL debuts on Monday

JBL

JBL will debut a new show on the WWE Network this coming Monday right after Raw ends starting at 11:06PM EST titled Legends with JBL. JBL will be interviewing several wrestling of the wrestling business for this show and the first guest will be former WCW President and Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff. The show will run for one hour and...

NXT starts three day tour in Texas

NXT

NXT will be in Texas for the next few days as WWE’s most popular brand at the moment hits three different cities for their first tour in the state. The tour starts tonight with a live event at the Revention Music Center followed by a stop in Austin at the Austin Music Hall tomorrow night, and then on Saturday it’s San Antonio at the Aztec...

Total Divas season 4 episode 11 rating

Total Divas

Episode 11 of season 4 of Total Divas, titled An Unwanted Proposal did the lowest number of the season so far, with just 804,000 viewers tuning in and a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demo. That is 339,000 viewers less from the previous week. It was the lowest number since episode 9 of season 3 dating back to October 19, 2014. This week’s episode...

Sting happy to put opponents over at this stage of his career

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Speaking to Rolling Stone while doing the media rounds for this Sunday’s Night of Champions, Sting  said that he’s happy putting guys over at this stage in his career after he was asked if he feels like he’s been brought in the WWE to do the job for others rather than enhance his own legacy. “I had my time. There’s no question about...

Raw rating for 09/14/2015

Raw

The season premiere of Monday Night Raw which went head to head with Monday Night Football for the first time this season drew 3,397,000 viewers and just a 1.1 rating in the 18-49 demo. Compared to last week Raw did 12,000 viewers more. Hour one did 3,290,000 viewers, followed by 3,539,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,363,000 in the...

Upcoming NXT Takeover show to be titled Respect

NXT

The upcoming NXT event on October 7 has finally been given a name with WWE choosing NXT Takeover: Respect as the title of the WWE Network show. “More than money and fame…success is measured by one thing. RESPECT,” tweeted Triple H earlier today, revealing the name. This will be the seventh Takeover event coming off the successful...

Tough Enough finalist Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe signs WWE deal

ZZ

PWInsider.com is reporting that Tough Enough finalist Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe was at the WWE Performance Center on Monday training and has signed a WWE developmental deal. ZZ, one of the most popular figures on Tough Enough this year lost in the final to Josh, surprisingly only gathering 30% of the votes after wiping out the competition...

Three title matches announced for Night of Champions 2015

Ryback

Three more title matches were made official last night on Raw as the Divas, Tag Team and Intercontinental titles will be on the line at Night of Champions. As reported earlier, Nikki Bella will be defending the Divas title against Charlotte with the stipulation that if Nikki is disqualified or counted out, she will still lose the title. The...

Nikki Bella surpasses AJ Lee as the longest Divas champion ever

Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella broke AJ Lee’s record as the longest Divas champion ever with 296 days and counting after she was disqualified in her match against Charlotte last night on Raw, keeping the title despite losing the match. Nikki won the title at the Survivor Series last November by defeating the then record holder AJ Lee. AJ was on her third title run...

Two title matches on the season premiere episode of Raw tonight

Nikki Bella

Tonight’s Monday Night Raw is being touted as the season premiere and there will be two title matches on the card. The Dudley Boyz already know they’re going to Night of Champions however their opponents are yet to be determined as The New Day will defend the Tag Team titles against The PrimeTime Players with the champions, whoever that might...

Jimmy Uso and referee do the Nae Nae during live event

Jimmy Uso

During non-televised live events, wrestlers are often given the liberty to do stuff that on television are usually a no no. And that’s what happened at last night’s event in Huntsville, Alabama, as Heath Slater and Jimmy Uso brought the house down with an impromptu dance off. During the match, Slater challenged Uso to a dance off and Slater...

Chris Benoit’s son David backstage at WWE event in Edmonton

Chris Benoit

David Benoit, the son of Chris Benoit, was backstage at the non-televised live WWE event in Edmonton yesterday. Benoit, who is an aspiring wrestler and looks very very similar to his late father, is always welcomed backstage when WWE comes to town and is big friends with Chris Jericho. Both Jericho and Natalya posted photos with Benoit on their...

Lana undergoes successful surgery on her wrist

Lana

WWE Diva Lana underwent successful surgery on Thursday to repair a broken wrist she suffered last weekend while training in the ring. “Lana underwent open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of a left distal radius fracture with a volar plate,” Dr. Chris Amann told WWE.COM. “The fracture was stabilized and returned to its normal anatomic...