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Josh Mathews released from WWE

WWE

WWE has released longtime announcer Josh Mathews today according to several sources, a hardworking individual who has served as backstage interviewer, announcer, commentator, and presenter/host. The 33 year old was hired by WWE in 2002 after he came runner-up to the winners of the first ever Tough Enough competition. While he only wrestled a...

Total Divas season one hits WWE Network starting tomorrow

Total Divas

The first season of Total Divas will be airing on the WWE Network starting tomorrow at 8PM EST, taking the time slot of Legends’ House. Season one of Total Divas featured Brie and Nikki Bella, Trinity and Ariane, Natalya, Eva Marie, and JoJo, along with recurring appearances from Daniel Bryan, John Cena, Jimmy Uso, and Tyson Kidd. There are a...

Bad News Barrett suffers shoulder injury at Smackdown tapings

Wade Barrett

Bad News Barrett might have just gotten some bad news himself as the current Intercontinental champion suffered an injury to his right shoulder during the Smackdown tapings yesterday. The injury occurred when Jack Swagger threw Barrett into the barricade and according to WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann, Barrett told him that he felt a pop and...

Santino Marella to appear at anti-bullying event in NYC on July 2

Santino Marella

WWE Superstar Santino Marella will be at Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York City on July 2 for an open-to-public event that will benefit Champions Against Bullying. The event, in association with Bazooka Candy Brands, will see Marella join Juicy Drop’s official luchador, Señor Sour, for a “Dare to Test Your Limits” party featuring a “Wheel...

WWE Divas say goodbye to Vickie Guerrero backstage

Vickie Guerrero

After making her way through the curtain backstage following the mud pit segment with Stephanie McMahon, Alicia Fox, Rosa Mendes, and Layla, Vickie Guerrero was welcomed by the Divas and other WWE personnel to say goodbye. Eva Marie, Nikki Bella, Cameron, Natalya, Paige, Layla, and Alicia Fox are seen in this short 40 second video kissing and...

HHH and Stephanie McMahon create the Connor’s Cure fund

Triple H

Stephanie McMahon and Triple H have created a fund called Connor’s Cure, dedicated to the late WWE super-fan Connor Michalek, with donations going for pediatric brain and spinal cancer research and medical care for children and their families. Connor touched the hearts of Thinks the computer bodybuilding puchase cialis online in canada lotion...

Second MITB ladder match participants revealed

Dolph Ziggler

The participants for the second Money In the Bank ladder match for the briefcase and the chance to cash in on a WWE title shot anytime during the year were confirmed by Triple H on RAW last night. Kofi Kingston, Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler, Rob Van Dam, Bad News Barrett, and Dean Ambrose join the already announced Seth Rollins for the match which...

Kane added to the MITB ladder match for WWE title

Kane

Kane was added to the Money In The Bank ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight title last night on RAW, with the match now involving a total of eight competitors. Kane was supposed to wrestle Daniel Bryan for the title in a stretcher match on the show but things changed when Bryan was deemed unable to wrestle due to the neck surgery. Joining...

Vickie Guerrero wraps up her WWE duties

Vickie Guerrero

Vickie Guerrero’s time in WWE is up and the former RAW and Smackdown General Manager will no longer be appearing on WWE television after working her last date last night on RAW. Stephanie McMahon was going to fire Guerrero but then gave her a lifeline – win the match against her and she stays. If she loses, she’s gone. McMahon had...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/23/2014

RAW

With six nights left until Money In The Bank, some of the card has played out and some remains a mystery. While the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match is set, it was revealed last week there will be a second Ladder Match for the Money In The Bank Briefcase; and the only competitor named so far is Seth Rollins. Tonight, there is an...

WWE survey shows Lesnar to receive title shot at SummerSlam

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

It looks like WWE has already made up its mind on who will be main eventing SummerSlam this year and that person is Brock Lesnar. The company issued a survey to certain members of their mailing list asking fans to vote on who would they like to see Brock Lesnar challenge for the WWE World Heavyweight title at SummerSlam. The survey has all seven...

WWE logo change coming in August

WWE

WWE will be transitioning to the new logo come August with all WWE-related graphics – including TV, print, online, and everything in between – changed to the logo which is currently used for the WWE Network. The new WWE logo has already been placed on the WrestleMania 31 logo and the new WWE corporate jet sports that logo on the tail...

No Axxess at SummerSlam weekend this year

SummerSlam

Unlike previous years, WWE will not be having Axxess at this year’s SummerSlam, which has been a feature in the calendar ever since the event has been moved to Los Angeles. It’s not known if the other WWE-related events in the Los Angeles area will happen that weekend but there are two non-televised live WWE events on the Friday and Saturday...

DK Publishing with new book titled 30 Years of WrestleMania

WrestleMania

DK Publishing has announced a new book titled 30 Years of WrestleMania which will be released on September 15, 2014. The book is from the creators of WWE 50 and the official WWE Encyclopedia and features an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the show of shows from its inception to today. Relive each exciting event with detailed information...

RAW rating for 06/16/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew a total of 4,123,000 viewers for the three hour broadcast, just an increase of 4,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one drew 3,928,000 viewers, followed by 4,197,000 in the second, and then an increase to 4,245,000 in the third and final hour. The audience increased throughout the show for the second row in a...

Second MITB ladder match for the briefcase announced

Seth Rollins

As reported last week, WWE will have a second Money In The Bank ladder match at the upcoming pay-per-view where the winner will get the briefcase and the ability to cash in anytime for a year. The announcement was made official during the Main Event show on WWE Network yesterday and Seth Rollins is the first person to be entered in the match. WWE...

WWE hosts special family at Monday Night RAW

WWE

WWE hosted a special family last night at RAW as the Gandee family were invited as guests for the three hour broadcast which included some extra perks. Hunter Gandee, 14, and his family were given the royal treatment at the show in recognition of Hunter’s Cerebral Palsy awareness which included carrying his 7 year old brother, suffering from the...

WWE cutting budget across the board to soften losses

WWE

PWTorch.com is reporting that WWE also gave the pink slip to one of its creative writers, Jay Gibson, this past weekend. Gibson made his name by being one of the main writers on The Young and the Restless soap opera, writing 178 episodes between 2008 and 2012. He was also the storyboard artist for The Thin Red Line movie back in 1998. Gibson joins...