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Guam Olympic wrestler hoping to make it to NXT after tryout

WWE Performance Center

Guam’s Pacific Daily News newspaper is carrying a story about Olympic wrestler Jeff Cobb attending a tryout at the WWE Performance Center earlier this month. The three day tryout was held between September 4 and 6 and those who attended will wait four to six weeks to see what the future holds for them. Cobb said that WWE coaches “killed...

Brock Lesnar on RAW tonight for final Night of Champions push

Brock Lesnar

Tonight’s Monday Night RAW will feature the return of the WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, back for his first appearance since the night after SummerSlam. Lesnar will be there to confront his number one contender John Cena after Cena issued an ultimatum to Heyman on last week’s show. This is also the go-home show before Night of...

Stephanie McMahon in October 2014 edition of Shape Magazine

Stephanie McMahon

WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon is in the October 2014 edition of Shape Magazine which has WWE fan Maria Menounos on the cover. The mother of three and most powerful woman in the WWE, McMahon is featured in the single-page ‘Fit & Famous’ section of the magazine. The piece mentions her upcoming WWE fitness DVD, her workout...

Jake Roberts thanks WWE for taking care of him in hospital

Jake Roberts

WWE is once again helping Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts with his latest bout of cancer and is facilitating a lot of stuff so Roberts gets the best cure. Writing on Twitter, Roberts said that the pneumonia did “some serious damage” and he was the sickest he’s ever been. The doctors refused to tell him how long it will take for...

See No Evil 2 world premiere to be held on October 15

WWE Studios

Kane’s new movie See No Evil 2 will be screened at Screamfest Horror Festival on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:30PM. This will be the world premiere of the second installment of the movie franchise which was directed by identical twin sisters Jen and Sulvia Soska. The synopsis for See No Evil 2 reads, “A group of friends pays a late-night visit...

WWE and Ten Sports announce extended partnership for WWE in India

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After months of negotiations, WWE and Ten Sports have announced that they have extended their partnership through 2019 bringing more WWE television in India. In addition to Raw, Smackdown, NXT, and monthly pay-per-views, Ten Sports will also air a new one hour customized version of Raw tailored for the Indian audience and add Main Event to its...

Kenta arrives at NXT…and gets a name change

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Kenta has arrived at NXT and made his debut last night at Takeover on the WWE Network. Kenta was introduced by William Regal and talked in Japanese to the fans following him live in Japan on television. He then switched to English and announced that from that moment on he would be known as Hideo Itami in honor of one of his heroes. The Japanese...

NXT Takeover: Fatal 4 Way results

NXT

Here are the results from the second NXT Takeover special which aired yesterday live on the WWE Network from NXT’s home at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Kalisto and Sin Cara defeated The Ascension to become the new NXT Tag Team champions; Baron Corbin defeated CJ Parker; Enzo Amore defeated Sylvester Lefort in a hair match; Bull...

Story claims WWE in talks with Warner Bros. to sell video library

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TheWrap.com is carrying an exclusive story saying that WWE is in talks with Warner Bros. to sell them their whole wrestling library, which consists of nearly 150,000 hours of footage that dates back to the early 1950s. The story, while it could be true, is a bit hard to believe as WWE’s greatest asset is their video library and the company has...

NXT Takeover: Fatal 4 Way live on WWE Network tonight

NXT

The second NXT Takeover special will be airing tonight live on the WWE Network from NXT’s home at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Five matches have been sent for the two hour broadcast which starts at 8PM EST and these are: Mojo Rawley vs Bull Dempsey; Enzo Amore vs Sylvester Lefort in a hair match; The Ascension vs Kalisto and Sin...

Seth Rollins nearly impaled by cage spike on Raw

Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins avoided – just nearly – a disaster of epic proportions on Monday night after he was almost impaled by the lowering cage during the final segment of Raw. The near accident happened after Reigns threw Rollins out of the ring and the cage started to get lowered. Rollins tried to get in from the exact spot where the metal...

Kenta not wrestling at NXT Takeover 2

kenta

Japanese sensation Kenta will be making his NXT debut tomorrow at Takeover 2 but the man who was just recently signed to a new WWE deal will not be wrestling on the show. Kenta’s move to WWE has interested the Japanese fans so much that J Sports will air NXT Takeover 2 live at 9AM local time even though he won’t be lacing up his boots for this...

RAW rating for 09/08/2014

RAW

Monday Night Raw this week did 3,987,000 viewers, up just 67,000 viewers over last week’s show. Hour one did 3,984,000, followed by 4,162,000 viewers in the second hour, and 3,814,000 in the third and final hour. The 67K increase meant that Raw did not go four weeks in a row losing viewers, even with NFL’s Monday Night Football going head to...

Baltimore gets Payback pay-per-view in 2015

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Baltimore is getting a pay-per-view in 2015 as it was announced that Payback next year will be taking place at the Baltimore Arena on May 17. A pre-sale is already running at Ticketmaster.com and will last till Friday, September 12. Tickets go on sale to the general public on December 1 at Noon EST. Fans who wish to purchase their tickets can use...

Jerry Springer injured during Bellas segment on Raw

Bella Twins

Jerry Springer has seen a lot of fights throughout his television career. Hell, it’s mandatory to be on his show! But last night on Raw, Springer got in the middle of it and ended up injured in the process. The popular television host suffered bruised ribs and also a twisted ankle after he got rolled over by Nikki, Brie, and Stephanie McMahon...

Total Divas season 3 premiere draws 1.2 million viewers

Total Divas 3

Season three’s first episode of WWE’s Total Divas did 1.2 million viewers on Sunday night, up from the 1.07 million of season two but down from the 1.34 million of season one. The rating resulted in a 15% jump over last year’s premiere and 17% up in the Adults 18-49 demographics. Episode one of season three did 821,000 viewers in that...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 09/08/2014

RAW

Last week, some major developments occurred as we make our way to Night Of Champions. Brock Lesnar VS. John Cena seems to take place (according to Smackdown!) in a rematch for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. The Miz will challenge Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Championship, in another rematch. Sheamus defends his U.S. Title...

Steel cage match on RAW tonight…plus Jerry Springer!

Bray Wyatt

Billed as the “season premiere” of Monday Night Raw, WWE is putting on a loaded show tonight as it also has to fight off Monday Night Football with football season back as well. Two matches have been announced for the show tonight, a steel cage match featuring Chris Jericho and Bray Wyatt, and Randy Orton vs Roman Reigns in a SummerSlam...