Category - WWE

Raw rating for 06/22/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did not do that well in the ratings this week, suffering a 440,000 viewership dip compared to last week’s show. Hour one did 3,594,000 viewers, followed by 3,606,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 3,812,000 viewers in the third and final hour. The only good news is that the show increased as time went on instead of...

4th of July WWE Network special billed as The Beast In The East

WWE Network

The July 4 WWE Network special from Tokyo, Japan, is now being billed as The Beast In The East and it’s all being promoted around Brock Lesnar. The show will feature Lesnar taking on Kofi Kingston in his first match since WrestleMania 31 and the NXT title will be on the line as Kevin Owens defends against Finn Balor in what many expect a...

20 interesting questions with Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan

FoxSports.com has a 20 questions feature with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan which was conducted during the recent media tour to promote tonight’s start of Tough Enough. Hogan answered a variety of different questions, including who should be in the Hall of Fame, best entrance song, most embarrassing thing happened to him in the ring, trading...

New season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight

Tough Enough

The new season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight on USA Network starting at 8PM EST with Chris Jericho and Renee Young hosting the show. The 13 competitors for this season – 7 men and 6 women – are Alex, Amanda, Daria, Dianna, Gabi, Giorgia, Hank, Joshua, Mada, Patrick, Sara, Tanner, and ZZ. One male and one female will win a $250,000...

Tyson Kidd undergoing neck surgery this week

Cesaro Tyson Kidd

Former WWE Tag Team champion Tyson Kidd will be undergoing neck surgery over the next few days to repair the damage he suffered at the hands of Samoa Joe and his Muscle Buster finisher. Kidd posted a photo from hospital on his Twitter account in a neck brace with his wife Natalya by his side saying, “A little pre-op today. Grateful to have my...

Jamie Noble suffers 3 broken ribs during Raw

Jamie Noble

Jamie Noble received an unscheduled trip to a hospital in Indianapolis yesterday following Monday Night Raw and the beating he received at the hands of Brock Lesnar. Lesnar drove Noble in the security wall pretty hard and Noble did not get up, prompting WWE medics to rush ringside. WWE cameras did their best to leave the medics working on Noble...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/22/2015

RAW

In just under four weeks, it will be Battleground, where we already know two of the matches. One of them is a grudge match, which is now turning sadistic between Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt; and the other is for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, with Seth Rollins putting on the line against the recently-returned Brock Lesnar! The latter bout...

Erick Rowan injured at non-televised live event

Erick Rowan

WWE.COM is reporting that Erick Rowan suffered an injury at Friday’s non-televised live event in Saginaw, Michigan, but did not specify what kind of injury. Rowan wrestled Cesaro on that night and lost the match after Cesaro honored his tag team partner Tyson Kidd by applying the Sharpshooter for the win. Several reports from the show said that...

Superstars and Divas get Swerved tonight on WWE Network

WWE Network

A new program joins the WWE Network line up today as Swerved makes its debut at 11:06PM EST right after Monday Night Raw. The 30 minute program comes from Jeff Tremaine, the director of the popular MTV Jackass and Bad Grandpa shows, and features WWE Superstars and Divas getting “punked” during interviews, backstage segments, commercials...

Bret Hart says Daniel Bryan is “finished”

Bret Hart

Sports Illustrated has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart on the ‘state of the WWE’ and while he discusses a variety of subjects and individuals, perhaps the most powerful statement came regarding Daniel Bryan. “Daniel Bryan is finished,” Bret said. “He’ll never wrestle again. I don’t think he knows it yet. I...

Tough Enough to air on YouTube for the rest of the world

Tough Enough

In the latest press release regarding Tough Enough it was revealed that the show will be available on YouTube however it seems that it will be blocked for those countries who will get it on their local television. As of now, Tough Enough will air on USA Network in the United States, OSN Sports 2 HD across the Middle East and North Africa, Ten...

Triple H and NXT talent honor Dusty at start of NXT tapings

Triple H

Last night at the start of the NXT tapings, Triple H along with everyone at NXT came out on stage to honor Dusty Rhodes who passed away at age 69 last week. A very emotional Triple H spoke about how they lost a family member and how Dusty called everyone on stage his NXT kids. He said these were his family, his lifeblood, and gave everything he...

NXT television tapings to be held tonight at Full Sail University

NXT

WWE will be holding NXT tapings tonight at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, the first set of tapings since the death of the American Dream Dusty Rhodes who was a big part of NXT and the WWE Performance Center and just 24 hours after his funeral service. A large group of Performance Center students and NXT regulars attended the funeral...

Ticketmaster out of Battleground 2015 tickets

Battleground

The Battleground pay-per-view is virtually sold out on Ticketmaster.com as the website is out of all regular tickets for the show which will be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Ticket prices for Battleground were selling for $25, $50, $75, $100, $125, $300, and $450 for ringside. There are some official platinum seats available...

NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks receive WWE title replica

WWE Title

It seems that WWE is still haunting CM Punk in one way as his beloved Chicago Blackhawks received a gift from the Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon following their Stanley Cup win. The NHL Blackhawks Twitter accounted posted a photo of four of their players posing with the Stanley Cup and other trophies as well as a WWE World Heavyweight title...

Details from Dusty Rhodes’ funeral service in Tampa, Florida

Dusty Rhodes

6 days after passing away at age 69, WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes was honored by his family, friends, and co-workers at a funeral service held at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Tampa, Florida. The Tampa Bay Tribune reported that two buses filled with NXT stars and those training at the Performance Center arrived at the funeral an hour...

Dusty Rhodes funeral service being held in Tampa, Florida today

Dusty Rhodes

The funeral service for Dusty Rhodes is being held today in Tampa, Florida, as family, friends, and colleagues all come together to say one final goodbye to the American Dream. A large contingent from WWE as well as NXT are present at the funeral service, held on one of the few days that WWE does not tour. The service kicks off at 4:30PM at St...

WWE shares trading highest since March

WWE HQ

BTIG Research, a global equity trading and fund services company which also does research and strategy today initiated coverage on WWE with a buy rating and a $25 price target. WWE shares hit the ground running when trading opened this morning, reaching a day high of $17.18. Eventually when the final bell rang it settled down at $16.42, a 3.86%...