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WWE sues Thai broadcast partner over non-payments

WWE HQ

On August 10, WWE filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court of Connecticut against CTH, a Thai broadcast company which acquired WWE television rights back in November 2013. The lawsuit states that CTH has failed to pay seven invoices sent to them dated March 2014, June 2014, August 2014, October 2014, January 2015, March 2015, and June...

Dolph Ziggler expected back on Raw tonight

Dolph Ziggler

Tonight’s Raw is the go-home show for SummerSlam and both the Undertaker and Brock Lesnar will be on together for the first time since the post-Battleground Raw where the big brawl erupted. Also former World Heavyweight champion Dolph Ziggler is being advertised to appear, his first appearance in over a month after he was taken out by Rusev...

Nikki Bella suffering from back injury

Nikki Bella

Current WWE Divas champion Nikki Bella is suffering from a back injury and did not wrestle during the weekend live events. Rumors have been going around for a few weeks that Nikki had an injured back but it was only now that she has addressed these rumors publicly in a post on Twitter. Nikki – and her sister Brie – were nominated for a...

The Coach to cover SummerSlam for ESPN SportsCenter

Jonathan Coachman

Jonathan Coachman will be at SummerSlam in an official capacity with ESPN SportsCenter as the company has decided to cover the show similar to what they do with SportsCenter On The Road. ESPN gave WWE some good coverage for WrestleMania earlier this year mainly thanks to Michelle Beadle, who she says is no longer a fan due after Triple H and WWE...

Jonathan Coachman says he’ll be at SummerSlam

Jonathan Coachman

ESPN’s Jonathan Coachman, known better as The Coach while in WWE, has teased an appearance at SummerSlam in a tweet today. “So next weekend does anyone know of anything to do in Brooklyn. Don’t have anything on my schedule,” Coachman wrote before adding, ”No wait… Yes I do. #SS” When asked if he will be on the air, the ESPN...

Ric Flair names his 2015 version of the Four Horsemen

Ric Flair

In his latest podcast, two time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair answered a question from a fan on who would he pick for a 2015 version of the legendary Four Horsemen group. While admitting that Triple H and Randy Orton would be his top two picks, he said HHH isn’t wrestling full time anymore and Orton is more popular as a singles guy so after some...

Cesaro vs Kevin Owens added to SummerSlam 2015

Antonio Cesaro

The eighth match on the SummerSlam card has been added featuring a potential show-stealer involving Kevin Owens and Cesaro. This will be Owens’ second high-profile match in 24 hours as the night before he will wrestle in the main event of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn in a ladder match against the current NXT champion Finn Balor. Cesaro has been flying...

Stephen Amell injured while training for SummerSlam

Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell, the Hollywood actor who portrays Arrow on The CW series, got injured while training for his SummerSlam match according to Wrestling Observer. Amell suffered a cracked jaw and his molars were indented into his tongue, causing it to swell. Amell is apparently in New Orleans per his Twitter and sort of addressed the injury. “If I...

John Cena on NBC’s Today and Late Night shows next week

John Cena

United States champion John Cena will have a busy week next week as he is set to appear on a couple of television shows to promote SummerSlam on pay-per-view and the WWE Network. Cena will be live on NBC’s Today show as a guest co-host this coming Monday during the 9AM EST hour and will do the gig again on Thursday morning during the same...

Samoa Joe added to the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn card

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe has been added to the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn special event on the night before SummerSlam in a match against Baron Corbin. Joe made his NXT debut at the previous Takeover event at Full Sail University this past May, showing up after the main event confronting the then NXT champion Kevin Owens. This is the fifth match on the NXT Takeover:...

Total Divas season 4 episode 6 rating

Total Divas

Once again Total Divas out-numbered Tough Enough in the ratings this week, with the new episode, titled Good Diva, Bad Diva, doing a total of 1,176,000 viewers and a 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demo. Episode 6 drew 164,000 viewers more than last week’s episode titled Tea Mode. (Ratings credit: TV By The Numbers)

Roman Reigns teases appearance by The Rock at SummerSlam

The Rock

In an interview with FoxSports.com, Roman Reigns hinted that we might see a surprise appearance from his cousin, The Rock, at SummerSlam. Asked whether we’ll see The Rock at the pay-per-view in 10 days time, the former Shield member answered, “I wanna tell you, but I don’t want to give anything away.” The Rock was last seen on...

Linda McMahon visits the WWE Performance Center

Linda McMahon

Former WWE CEO and Senate candidate for the Republican party Linda McMahon visited the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, yesterday, her first trip to the state-of-the-art facility. “So cool to see WWE’s newest innovation, training the next generation of Divas and Superstars,” McMahon wrote on Twitter, adding several photos of...

Tough Enough episode 8 rating

Tough Enough

Episode 8 of Tough Enough did 1,025,000 viewers this week, up 169,000 viewers from the previous week. The show did a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demo. This week GiGi was the surprise elimination, with Sara Lee and Tanner escaping the public vote with Sara Lee the overwhelming favorite. Sara Lee and Amanda are now the two finalists for the females...

Roman Reigns comments on briefcase incident

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns commented about the incident from over the weekend where a fan threw a Money In The Bank replica briefcase and hit him in the head during the non-televised in Victoria, BC. “I was confused at first. I thought Bray hit me in the head with the kendo stick. So immediately I was like, ‘Aww man. You’re about to get it, brother,’”...

Cena vs Rollins made official for SummerSlam 2015

John Cena

WWE.COM has confirmed that the WWE World Heavyweight title match at SummerSlam will indeed be Seth Rollins taking on John Cena. Cena appeared on last night’s Tough Enough and apart from a black eye which was still a bit visible, the United States champion looked pretty good although he might have to wear some protective mask due to the...