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2K Showcase to explore greatest rivalries in WWE 2K15 announced

WWE 2K15

2K today announced details of 2K Showcase, the story-driven single-player campaign in WWE 2K15. Through high quality cinematics and historic WWE footage, players will explore two of the biggest and most notable WWE rivalries: the one between Triple H and Shawn Michaels from 2002 to 2004, as well as John Cena’s and CM Punk’s rivalry from 2011...

More on the backstage incident that led to Del Rio getting fired

Alberto Del Rio

PWInsider.com is reporting that Alberto Del Rio got in trouble after a remark from another WWE employee was deemed racist and he took matters in his own hands as payback. The story allegedly went that WWE’s social media manager of live events was eating backstage and was told to clean the plate after finishing. In a smart-ass remark, the manager...

WWE blasts Alberto Del Rio on Twitter after firing him

Alberto Del Rio

WWE rarely touches the subject of talent releases on social media past the simple message that is usually posted on WWE.COM however they had another message to Alberto Del Rio following his termination. “(1/2) @VivaDelRio is responsible for his own actions. If you’re angry at anyone, be angry at Alberto,” read a tweet on the official WWE...

Live WWE event results from 08/08/2014 in Sydney, Australia

Roman Reigns

W-O reader Geoffrey McGee attended the live WWE event in Sydney, Australia, today and sent in the following results: Rob Van Dam won a battle royal and earned a shot for the Intercontinental title later in the show. Other participants included the Usos, Fandango, Bo Dallas, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, Diego, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper; Emma and...

Alberto Del Rio fired from WWE

Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio got fired from WWE yesterday for his unprofessional conduct after an incident with a WWE employee according to WWE.COM. “WWE announced the release of Alberto Del Rio due to unprofessional conduct and an altercation with an employee,” read a short statement on the official WWE website. There was no usual good luck in...

WWE crew in Australia for three day tour

WWE

The WWE crew traveled to Down Under yesterday for a three day tour in Australia. WWE held one show at the Rod Laver Arena today in Melbourne and will be followed by another one at the Allphones Arena in Sydney tomorrow and then one in Perth at the Perth Arena. The WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena is not on the tour due to filming...

Longtime WWE timekeeper Mike Yeaton released

WWE HQ

The WWE layoffs last week had an unlikely victim, timekeeper and longtime employee Mark Yeaton. The release was very much surprising to everyone within the company as Yeaton was well liked and was a big part of the ring crew. He has been employed with WWE for around 30 long years which made the release even more shocking to those in the...

WWE production truck shows Smackdown moving to Thursdays

Smackdown

A recent photo of a WWE production truck sporting the new WWE logo and promoting Smackdown lists “Thursdays 8/7c” as the air date rather than Friday. Smackdown has been airing on Friday nights since Fall of 2005 when UPN decided to move it to what many in the television industry call the “death slot.” It has remained in that time slot ever...

nWo reunion planned for Hogan’s RAW birthday bash

nWo

Are you ready for an nWo reunion? Well get ready because it looks like it’s going to happen this coming Monday on RAW. To celebrate Hulk Hogan’s 61st birthday, WWE is bringing back Superstars who had a big impact in Hogan’s career and both Scott Hall and Kevin Nash are scheduled to appear. WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall posted a series of...

RAW rating for 08/04/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 4,048,000 viewers, down over quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,075,000 viewers, followed by 4,193,000 in the second hour, and then way down to 3,877,000 in the third and final hour. This is the second week in a row that RAW dropped in viewership especially the third hour. Last week...

WWE Magazine cancellation made official

WWE

WWE has officially announced the cancellation of the WWE Magazine with a message that reads, “We regret to inform you, that WWE has decided to cease publishing WWE Magazine, WWE Kids and WWE Specials. The October issue of WWE Magazine and September issue of WWE Kids will be the final issue available. Thank you for your continued loyalty and...

Hulk Hogan to celebrate birthday on RAW next week

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be appearing on next week’s Monday Night RAW live from Portland, Oregon at the Moda Center to celebrate his birthday. The former WWE and WCW champion will be turning 61 on Monday and what better way to enjoy the special day than inside a WWE ring? “Surprises” are promised although most surprises always fail to deliver. The...

Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15 announced by 2K

Hulk Hogan

WWE Hall of Famer and arguably the most recognizable wrestling superstar in history, Hulk Hogan, will be getting his own Hulkamania Edition of WWE 2K15. 2K today announced that the edition will be available exclusively for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a suggested price of $99.99. The pack will contain a copy of WWE 2K15 video game; exclusive...

United Kingdom to get WWE Network on October 1

WWE Network

WWE has officially announced that the WWE Network will be coming  to the United Kingdom on October 1. It has not been revealed if the UK will get the US-version of the Network with the over-the-top service or if British fans will join Canadian fans in having a traditional television channel. Meanwhile, WWE.COM has a list of countries that will be...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 08/04/2014

RAW

A lot truly does happen in two weeks, as since the last time I wrote about Raw, we have half-a-card for SummerSlam and it looks awesome! I’m really into the Brie Bella/Stephanie McMahon feud. While neither come a mile close to the wrestling ability of Hall Of Famers Lita and Trish Stratus, respectively, the intensity mirrors the classic...

Randy Orton calls fan “Latino Ms. Piggy” on Twitter

Randy Orton

TMZ picked up the tweet that Randy Orton wrote bashing a fan that he took a photo with by calling her the “Latino Ms. Piggy.” The selfie shows a smiling Orton and the fan in front of a gym and the former WWE champ tweeted the photo to his girlfriend saying, “Look @kimklro I met the Latino Ms. Piggy today at the gym. I wish you were there to...