Category - WWE

Shawn Michaels replaces Hulk Hogan on WWE tour in Australia

Shawn Michaels

Shawn Michaels has replaced Hulk Hogan on the upcoming WWE tour of Australia which will kick off next week. Hogan was supposed to be the “general manager” during the tour and earlier this year traveled to Australia to promote the non-televised shows and his participation. With Hogan out of the picture, WWE enlisted the help of Hall of Famer...

Alicia Fox suffers concussion during tag match on Raw

Alicia Fox

Former Divas champion and member of Team Bella, Alicia Fox, suffered a concussion on Monday Night Raw during the tag team match with Nikki against Becky Lynch and Charlotte. The WWE.COM website described the concussion as “mild” but they did not elaborate on the injury or how long Fox will be out for. It has been a while since WWE acknowledged...

Raw rating for 07/27/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw drew an average of 3,671,000 viewers this week, down 133,000 viewers from the post-Battleground show last week. Hour one drew 3,421,000 viewers, followed by 3,754,000 in the second hour and then another increase to 3,839,000 in the third and final hour. The good thing from this week is that the audience increased by over 400,000...

Tough Enough episode 6 report

Tough Enough

With Tough Enough favorite Patrick Clark eliminated, this week’s episode promised to carry a certain level of intrigue with it as we watched to see who would emerge as the new front runner in the competition.  After an opening montage of ZZ paying homage to Patrick with a shrine, of sorts, and a tease of tension between Amanda and Chelsea...

The Miz takes third seat on Tough Enough judging panel this week

The Miz

The Tough Enough judge that replaced Hulk Hogan was not Ric Flair and not even Bret Hart or another Hall of Famer, but former WWE champion The Miz. It’s not known if this will be a permanent gig for The Miz as it was noted that he was joining Daniel Bryan and Paige “this week.” Rumors over the past week ran rampant that either Ric Flair or...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Divas on Overdrive

Total Divas

E! will air episode 4 of season 4 of Total Divas tonight starting at 9PM EST with the episode titled Divas on Overdrive. The synopsis for the show reads, “The Divas’ rides to their next arena spin out of control when Paige ditches Alicia for a new man, Nattie can’t give no for an answer and ends up infuriating her husband, and...

SummerSlam 2015 officially a 4 hour PPV event

SummerSlam

WWE officially announced that SummerSlam will be a four hour pay-per-view event instead of three, starting at 7PM EST, just like WrestleMania. The show will be live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and will be headlined with Undertaker vs Brock Lesnar. A one hour live SummerSlam kick-off show will air starting at 6PM EST. The...

Cesaro and Team B.A.D. on Tough Enough tonight

Antonio Cesaro

Episode 6 of Tough Enough tonight is titled Remember to Be the Best and will feature appearances by Cesaro and Team B.A.D. – Sasha Banks, Naomi, and Tamina Snuka. Tonight’s show on USA Network and on YouTube is especially important because the new judge replacing Hulk Hogan will be revealed. WWE has not announced a replacement yet and it...

John Cena suffers nasty broken nose during match on Raw

John Cena

John Cena got a nasty broken nose last night on Raw during the match against WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins. The accident happened when Rollins delivered a knee to the face, immediately breaking Cena’s nose. “As you can see on television tonight, John suffered from a nasal fraction,” WWE physician Dr. Steve Daquino told WWE.COM...

Trailer for 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown featuring Dean Ambrose released

Dean Ambrose

The trailer for the WWE Studios and Lionsgate movie 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown, featuring Dean Ambrose was released today. Credited as WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose, the former Shield member plays Shaw, a detective who returns to active duty after the death of his partner. The plot of the movie reads, “When he uncovers evidence linking his fellow...

Schwarzenegger comments on his WWE video game debut

Terminator

2K issued a press release announcing the arrival of Arnold Schwarzenegger in WWE 2K16, giving the former California Governor his debut in a WWE video game. Schwarzenegger will be available as a playable character for those who pre-order the game under two characters – the T-800 from the Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day films...

The Kliq takes over the WWE Network this week

The Kliq

To celebrate the release of The Kliq Rules WWE home video tomorrow, the WWE Network will be spotlighting one of the most popular faction in wrestling history throughout the week featuring Triple H, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Sean Waltman, and Shawn Michaels. Starting tonight at 11:06PM right after Raw ends, the WWE Network will offer a first look at...

Schwarzenegger as Terminator a playable character in WWE 2K16

Terminator

WWE Hall of Famer Arnold Schwarzenegger – as the Terminator – will be part of the upcoming WWE 2K16 video game and will be promoted as a pre-order special. A commercial hyping up Terminator’s involvement in the game sees Schwarzenegger entering a bar naked as he scans WWE Superstars and Divas for matching clothes, similar to how he...

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...