Category - WWE

Kick-off match changed and US title open challenge added to HIAC

Dolph Ziggler

The Hell In A Cell kick-off show match has been changed to a six-man tag team match featuring none of the wrestlers which were previously announced for a different kick-off match. The new match has Dolph Ziggler, Neville, and Cesaro taking on Rusev, Sheamus, and King Barrett. The match replaces the Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose vs Luke Harper and...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/19/2015

Raw

So, because the TV station that airs Smackdown! in Canada chose to air baseball instead, I missed last week’s report for Smackdown!, but am now back for Raw! Hell In A Cell is this Sunday with a packed card, but tonight is Raw, and it too features a big line-up in “Big D.” Hall Of Famers Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels are scheduled to appear...

WWE teams up with Texas Lottery for WrestleMania 32 partnership

WrestleMania 32

WWE and the Texas Lottery today announced a partnership around WrestleMania 32, making a WrestleMania scratch ticket game available starting Monday, November 16, with revenue supporting Texas public schools. The new game gives fans a chance to instantly win more than $10 million in prizes, including top prizes of $25,000, and the opportunity to...

Brock Lesnar on tonight’s Stone Cold Podcast on the WWE Network

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be in Steve Austin’s hot seat tonight as he will be the next guest on the Stone Cold Podcast. Lesnar was indirectly involved in Austin packing up his bags and leaving the WWE in June 2002 after Austin was booked to wrestle Lesnar in a King of the Ring qualifying match on Raw. Unhappy with...

Steve Austin no longer advertised for tonight’s Raw

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin is no longer being advertised for tonight’s Monday Night Raw in Dallas, Texas. The big names scheduled to appear on the final Raw before Hell In A Cell are The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, and WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair. Last week Austin denied he was ever appearing even though WWE put him on the graphic...

Tough Enough contestant Patrick Clark signing a WWE deal

Patrick Clark

PWInsider.com is reporting that Patrick Clark is signing a WWE deal pending passing the required medical tests, becoming the fourth signing from this year’s Tough Enough cast. He joins winners Sara Lee and Josh as well as Amanda Saccomanno and ZZ. Clark wrestles for Maryland Championship Wrestling and was one half of the tag team champions...

Breaking Ground premiere on WWE Network moves up by one day

Breaking Ground

The new Breaking Ground series on the WWE Network will debut right after Hell In A Cell on October 25 starting at 11PM EST. Initially the show was set to launch on October 26 after Monday Night Raw however the WWE Network schedule puts the show after the HIAC pay-per-view. The one hour weekly series will look at the stars of NXT and their road to...

Adam Rose stretchered out after incident in the ring in Mexico

Adam Rose

Adam Rose was stretchered out from the ring last night during the non-televised event in Merida, Mexico, following an incident in the ring. Rose was wrestling Fandango on the card and the injury happened when both of them mistimed running the ropes with Rose getting the short-end of the stick after the collision. The WWE medical team rushed to the...

Brothers of Destruction reunite at Mexico non-televised live event

Brothers of Destruction

The Brothers of Destruction reunited yesterday night at the WWE non-televised event in Merida, Mexico, the first stop of this short tour of Mexico. Kane and the Undertaker have not teamed up in a few years and the last time they did they had an unlikely tag team partner, Daniel Bryan, when they took on The Shield. The two wrestled Luke Harper and...

Owen Hart DVD/Blu-Ray gets a change in artwork

Owen Hart

The upcoming Owen Hart DVD release has gotten a change of artwork and the King of Harts himself is now gracing the cover of the DVD/Blu-Ray box rather than just a logo and two small faded images of him. Several legal battles between WWE and the Owen Hart estate, controlled by his widow Martha, resulted in WWE opting not to put any photos of Owen...

Not even Steve Austin himself knows if he will be on Raw next week!

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin claimed he was not appearing on Raw next week and said that it was a case of bad information. “I was never scheduled to do Raw,” Austin said. He was first advertised to be on the show with Flair, HBK, Taker, and Lesnar, but this past Monday he was left out of the graphic hyping up the last stop before Hell In A Cell. An...

WWE Studios’ Gorgeous George movie finds scriptwriters

WWE Studios

Variety is reporting that Josh Gad and Ryan Dixon will be writing the Gorgeous George biopic script for WWE Studios. The movie is tentatively simply titled “Gorgeous George” and it will chronicle the life and career of George Raymond Wagner, the man behind the gimmick of Gorgeous George. “Gorgeous George was a true pioneer in television,”...

WrestleMania 32 ticket prices and AT&T Stadium seating chart

WrestleMania 32

Ticket prices for WrestleMania 32 will start at the low price of $35 and go all the way up to $2,000 for ringside seats. There will be 13 different prices for the event – $35, $50, $75, $100, $125, $175, $200, $250, $300, $400, $850, $1,000, and $2,000. All prices quoted exclude the 18% tax and handling fee with the cheapest seat having an...

WWE announces details for the 2015 Tribute to the Troops show

Tribute to the Troops

WWE today announced that the 13th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday, December 8, at Florida’s Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for military personnel and their families stationed at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Naval Station Mayport and Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base. Tribute to the Troops will air on...

ESPN to hold a weekly WWE segment on SportsCenter

Jonathan Coachman

The announcement that Jonathan Coachman hinted on Twitter regarding ESPN and WWE working together is the creation of a weekly segment on ESPN SportsCenter covering the things going on in WWE. It will air every Tuesday as part of the 9PM EST broadcast. “Remember fun and entertaining. All we are trying to do at ESPN regardless of content,”...

Raw rating for 10/12/2015

Raw

Monday Night Raw continued its ratings decrease week over week with the show getting only 3,285,000 viewers this week, down from the last episode which did 3,378,000. Hour one did 3,518,000 viewers, followed by 3,254,000 in the second hour and then down even more to 3,082,000 in the third and final hour, close to going under the 3 million viewers...

Orton/Ambrose tag match moved to HIAC Kickoff show

Randy Orton

The tag team match between Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose vs Braun Strowman and Luke Harper at Hell In A Cell has been moved to the Kickoff show. Yep, that’s right, both Orton and Ambrose, two WWE Superstars who have been main eventing shows for quite a long time, have now found themselves off the actual pay-per-view and doing the “curtain...

WWE puts out casting call for NXT kids show

NXT

WWE has a casting call on backstage.com for a pilot involving NXT and kids. The description of the show simply reads, “WWE NXT is casting a pilot for a new wrestling show aimed at kids.“ Rehearsal and production will be taking place monthly on Thursday nights at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, when WWE tapes NXT. WWE is seeking...