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WWE wraps up tour of Japan

John Cena

WWE Superstars and Divas wrapped up their three day tour in Japan yesterday which saw the company performing two shows in Tokyo and one in Osaka in front of lively Japanese crowds. Everyone is now back in the United States and ready for tomorrow’s three hour RAW taping however two of the Superstars from the tour – John Cena and Bray Wyatt...

Daniel Bryan autobiography planned for April 2015

Daniel Bryan

PWInsider.com is reporting that WWE is working on releasing an autobiography of Daniel Bryan with the work title so far being, “YES! My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania.” Daniel Bryan will be writing the book along with WWE staff writer Craig Tello, whose only other book so far is the short Shawn Michaels one which...

Kenta unveiled as newest WWE Superstar in Osaka

kenta

One of Japan’s most exciting and most popular wrestlers, Kenta, was unveiled as the newest WWE Superstar at a non-televised live event in Osaka, Japan, today. A signing ceremony took place inside the ring with Kenta, Hulk Hogan, and Jimmy Hart all present. “Kenta is an incredible performer who brings the crowd to its feet when he steps into...

Kane and Hornswoggle at Comic Con San Diego for WWE Studios

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Lionsgate will host a panel to highlight and share secrets from the set of their soon-to-be-released Leprechaun: Origins and See No Evil 2 at the upcoming Comic-Con International in San Diego. The panel will feature See No Evil 2 directors Jen and Sylvia Soska, who will be joined by Kane and “scream queen” Danielle Harris. Also...

Hulk Hogan at KENTA press conference tomorrow

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be at the WWE press conference tomorrow in Osaka, Japan, for the unveiling of KENTA as the newest WWE Superstar. The angle being played is that KENTA will be the first person “signed” by Hulk Hogan for WWE and his arrival to the company is bringing a lot of hype. Hogan recorded a short video for WWE’s Instagram account where...

WWE to report 2014 Q2 results on July 31

WWE

WWE today announced that it will report its 2014 second quarter results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, before the opening of the market. Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will host the conference call beginning at 11:00AM EST to discuss the results. These results will include financial data from...

Ric Flair returning on WWE television next week

Ric Flair

Two time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair has been written into story lines for Monday’s RAW in Richmond and Smackdown the next day in Fayetteville and he is expected to resume his WWE on-screen duties full time after that. Flair will be part of the Madison Square Garden show that WWE will have on Saturday, July 12, and will lead a team of 10...

RAW rating for 07/07/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew 4,381,000 viewers, up slightly by 50,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one of the show had 4,183,000 viewers, followed by 4,514,000 in the second hour, and then down to 4,447,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

WWE starts three day tour in Japan tomorrow

Hulk Hogan

WWE Superstars and Divas are currently on the way (or probably already arrived) in the Land of the Rising Sun for a three day tour in the country. The company will be holding three shows – two at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo and one at the Maishima Arena in Osaka, for the yearly tour of Japan. WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan is also making...

The Business Insider looks at the WWE Network

WWE Network

The Business Insider has covered WWE’s latest attempt to get more WWE Network subscribers by offering another free week trial with no credit card required for sign up. The Insider says that things are “looking grim” for the company and its “money-losing streaming video service,” is far off from the 1,400,000 subscribers it need to make...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 07/07/2014

RAW

Tonight, Raw is my home-country of Canada, which usually means a great show! More particularly, it is Montreal, probably one of the top 3 most-famous cities for wrestling, ever since November 9th, 1997; and we all know why! Will there be some controversy in the partly French-speaking province? With Roman Reigns interfering in Smackdown’s...

Saturday Night’s Main Event shows hitting the WWE Network

Saturday Night's Main Event

Saturday Night’s Main Event shows has started showing up on the WWE Network in time for the free week trial for new potential customers. So far 13 episodes have been uploaded from 1985, 1986, and 1987, with the first episode dating back from May 11, 1985. The series had a run from May 1985 to November 1992 and then came back in March 2006 till...

New member elected to WWE’s Board of Directors

WWE HQ

WWE today announced that television executive Laureen Ong has been elected to its Board of Directors. Ong is a 30-year veteran of the cable industry with extensive experience in sales, marketing, programming and management. Most recently, Ong spent three years as President of the Travel Channel, where she was responsible for building brand...

WWE offering another free week of WWE Network

WWE Network

WWE is running yet another free week trial to the WWE Network which could be somewhat of an “alarming” news according to many observers. The company kicked off a free trial through July 14 with no credit card requirements this time around. Previously a credit card was required to enjoy the free preview and you had to cancel the subscription...

Santino Marella announces his retirement

Santino Marella

WWE Superstar Santino Marella announced his retirement from in-ring competition during last night’s non-televised live event in his hometown of Toronto, Canada. He attributed his retirement due to recurring neck injuries that he has accumulated over the past several years in professional wrestling and is hanging up his boots to avoid any...

Ronda Rousey talks about the possibility of working with WWE

Ronda Rousey

Prior to beating her challenger, Alexis Davis, in sixteen seconds last night, UFC champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey spoke about maybe one day appearing at a WWE event. Speaking to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com, Rousey said that if the opportunity comes to be a “guest host or whatever,” it would be pretty cool and she’d be up to it...

More names added to the IC title battle royal

Dolph Ziggler

More names have been added to the Intercontinental title battle royal which will take place at the Battleground pay-per-view later this month. The current list of WWE Superstars – in alphabetical order – who are so far in the match are Alberto Del Rio, Big E, Bo Dallas, Cesaro, Curtis Axel, Damien Sandow, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston...

Monday Night War series launches Monday on WWE Network

WWE Network

The much-anticipated WWE Network series titled ‘The Monday Night War’ makes its debut on July 7 at 11PM EST following Monday Night RAW on USA Network. The synopsis of the show on the WWE Network website reads, “Media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition against Vince McMahon and WWE,” and it is listed as a sneak...

John Cena off the WWE tour in Australia

John Cena

John Cena has been pulled from the upcoming WWE tour of Australia and has been replaced by former Shield member Roman Reigns. The addition of Chris Jericho and Ric Flair to the roster making the trip Down Under was to compensate for the current WWE World Heavyweight champion not making the trip. The new main event features Reigns taking on Kane in...

Santino Marella teams up with Juicy Drop for anti-bullying event

Santino Marella

WWE Superstar Santino Marella appeared at Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York City on Wednesday along with Juicy Drop’s Señor Sour for the Bazooka Candy Brand’s Juicy Drop event to promote anti-bullying with Champions Against Bullying. Santino hosted the “Dare to Test Your Limits” party with kids having the opportunity to spin the wheel and...