Category - WWE

Kevin Owens moving to the main roster

Kevin Owens

Fight! Owens! Fight! You will be hearing more of that soon on WWE television as it’s being reported that Kevin Owens has signed a new WWE deal that will put him on the main roster going forward. Owens will be at all the television shows and non-televised live events with the big boys starting soon and will also be doing a few NXT shows including...

Brock Lesnar to wrestle at non-televised WWE show in Japan

Brock Lesnar

The official WWE Japanese website announced that former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be performing at a non-televised live WWE event in Japan. Fans attending the July 4 show at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo will witness something very rare, Lesnar wrestling where no television cameras are present. This will be Lesnar’s first...

Sheamus gets role in Ninja Turtles 2 movie

Sheamus

WWE Superstar Sheamus has landed a role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell movie which started filming this week. Sheamus is playing the role of Rocksteady along with Gary Anthony Williams who is playing Bebop. The two fictional characters made their debut in the 1987 Turtles cartoon series and in the series they are villains for The...

Lesnar advertised for four different television shows in July

Brock Lesnar

Apart from the June 22 Monday Night Raw return for Brock Lesnar, four other arenas were notified to update their information and promote Brock Lesnar on those particular television shows. Come July, Lesnar is booked for the July 6 Raw in Chicago, the July 13 Raw in Atlanta, the July 19 pay-per-view Battleground in St. Louis, and Raw the next night...

Brock Lesnar back on WWE television next month

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is expected to return on WWE television on the June 22 Monday Night Raw episode according to The Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the site of that night’s Raw. The social media team for the arena posted on Twitter that Brock Lesnar has been added to the show and will appear live and in person. “JUST...

Rusev injured at Smackdown tapings

Rusev

Former United States champion Rusev was apparently injured at last night’s Smackdown tapings during his match against Ryback. Rusev was photographed at the airport sitting in a wheelchair provided by U.S. Airways holding crutches and his right leg in a protective cast. The match against Ryback ended abruptly and WWE medical officials had to help...

Raw rating for 05/25/2015

RAW

The Memorial Day edition of Monday Night Raw drew 3,590,000 viewers, down around 300,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one did 3,790,000 viewers, hour two did 3,590,000 viewers, and hour three did even less with 3,420,000 viewers. The total viewership for the show was one of the lowest for 2015.

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 05/25/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw TV Report for May 25th, 2015 Introduction Segment: Commemoration A video with a speech from late United States President Ronald Reagan (speech from 1982; Presidency 1980 – 1988), images of soldiers and families, and superstars reciting the speech is aired; then in the arena, a ten-bell salute is given for the fallen soldiers in...

NXT coming to the Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento

NXT

NXT is coming to Sacramento, California, this October as WWE will be hosting shows during the Energy Aftershock Festival. This will be the first time that Aftershock will feature live in-ring matches with NXT taking center stage. The dates will be October 24 and 25 at Gibson Ranch with pre-sale kicking off tomorrow, May 27, at 10AM PST at...

WWE stopping the “second screen” experience on WWE App

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WWE yesterday announced that they are stopping the “second screen” experience on the WWE app on May 28 right after Smackdown. The “second screen” technology allowed WWE to continue airing Raw and Smackdown during commercials or provide additional content during the shows for iOS and Android users. “Instead, your ‘second-screen’...

Vince McMahon addresses Raw crowd before the show

Vince Mcmahon

Prior to start of last night’s Raw, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon made a rare public appearance as it was the last WWE event ever at Nassau Coliseum. McMahon thanked every WWE Superstar who performed at the Coliseum and every person from Long Island who attended their events in the past. “Thank you for the memories, thank you for the good...

Stars of Entourage on Monday Night Raw tonight

RAW

The cast of Entourage will be appearing on Monday Night Raw tonight as guest stars. Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon and Jerry Ferrara, will all be on the show tonight marking the first time that four celebrity individuals will guest star together on Raw. There are no matches announced for the show so far. This will be the go-home show...

Chris Jericho’s social media accounts hacked

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho’s Twitter and Instagram were hacked earlier today and his Twitter account was changed from @IAmJericho to @GayChrisJericho. Following the hack, the account was unverified by Twitter but is now back in the hands of Jericho and Twitter has restored the @IAmJericho username and verified button. The name was also changed to “Fright...

Three WWE Superstars turn into wedding crashers in Syracuse

Roman Reigns

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE’s Roman Reigns, Jimmy Uso, and R-Truth turned themselves into wedding crashers on Saturday night. The trio were at a Syracuse, New York, hotel bar and heard the reception going on and decided to just walk in and see what happens. It turns out that the bride and groom – Beth and Matt – were huge WWE fans...

June 5 deadline for Tough Enough video submissions

Tough Enough

WWE is giving prospective Tough Enough contestants until Midnight on June 5 to submit their video for the returning reality TV show. The competition kicks off live on June 23 at 8PM EST on USA Network with Chris Jericho and Renee Young hosting. The judging panel will include Hulk Hogan, Daniel Bryan, and Paige while the coaches this year will have...

Divas title match added to the Elimination Chamber card

Nikki Bella

The Divas title will be on the line at Elimination Chamber as it was announced during Smackdown that Nikki Bella will defend her title against Paige and Naomi in a triple threat match. So far five matches have been announced for the show, four of them all for titles. The newly announced match joins Ambrose vs Rollins for the WWE title, Kevin Owens...

Sami Zayn to undergo shoulder surgery

Sami Zayn

Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will be undergoing shoulder surgery which is why his match with Kevin Owens was over quicker than most anticipated. Zayn injured his shoulder during his entrance in Montreal after he answered John Cena’s U.S. title open challenge. Zayn still went on to have a fantastic match against the champion and was given a...

Samoa Joe wrestles at NXT tapings

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe made his NXT wrestling debut during the NXT television tapings yesterday at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. NXT taped a month worth of television tapings in one day and Joe’s first match will be airing on the June 10 episode, which was the third episode filmed on the day. He will also be wrestling on the June 17...

Naomi rejoins the cast of Total Divas for season 4

naomi

In a press release issued today by E! announcing the Summer premieres for several of their shows, it was revealed that Total Divas will be getting a Tuesday night time slot starting at 9PM EST. The fourth season of the popular reality TV show will have its premiere on July 7 and the majority of the cast will be returning for their usual...