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Liger coming to NXT Takeover at request of William Regal

William Regal

In a post on Twitter, William Regal said that people are over-analyzing the arrival of Jushin “Thunder” Liger at NXT Takeover: Brooklyn because the fact is that there is no back story and it was just a favor he cashed in. “Sometimes just being around enough you can call a friend. It really is as simple as me making a call to a friend...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn sells out in few minutes on Ticketmaster

NXT Brooklyn

Tickets for NXT Takeover: Brooklyn vanished in under two minutes after going on sale to the general public at Noon. Searches for any kind of ticket for the event on Ticketmaster.com returns zero results. The pre-sale a few days ago also sold out pretty quickly. WWE will not be using the full Barclays Center for NXT Takeover but judging from the...

Updated: Daniel Bryan says radio interview is a fake

Daniel Bryan

UPDATED: In a post on Twitter submitted minutes ago, former WWE Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan said that the interview being circulated around is fake and he never said what wrestling websites are being reported. “I appreciate all the thank yous, but the entire interview claiming that I said my time is over is a fake. I will be back...

Sting scheduled to wrestle at SummerSlam 2015

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Not only will the Undertaker be wrestling at this year’s SummerSlam pay-per-view, but former WCW champion Sting is also booked for the show and will have a match according to the Wrestling Observer. The two are not going to wrestle each other. This would mark Sting’s second match in WWE following his WrestleMania battle against Triple H. He...

Jushin “Thunder” Liger coming to NXT: Takeover: Brooklyn

NXT Brooklyn

It was announced yesterday night at NXT that popular Japanese wrestler Justin “Thunder” Liger will be appearing at the NXT Takeover: Brooklyn event on the eve of SummerSlam, live from the Barclays Center on the WWE Network. “Running out of reasons not to get a ticket…. #FutureIsNow,” wrote Triple H on his Twitter after the...

Total Divas season 4 episode 2 rating

Total Divas

Episode two of season four of Total Divas did slightly better in the ratings this week, getting a total of 1,031,000 viewers and a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demo. That is up from last week’s season premiere of 977,000 viewers although still down from what the show used to do on Sunday nights last season. (Ratings credit: TV By The Numbers)

Ryback out of Battleground PPV due to staph infection

Ryback

Intercontinental champion Ryback has been taken off this Sunday’s Battleground pay-per-view due to an injury. The WWE.COM website said that the champ is off all events this weekend and did not specify what happened. However on his Twitter account, Ryback wrote that on Tuesday morning after Raw he woke up with a severe staph infection in his...

The Undertaker heavily rumored for Raw next week

The Undertaker

There are big rumors floating around that The Undertaker will be back on WWE television next week to start an angle to lead to a match at SummerSlam. A reliable source on the popular Reddit Squared Circle forum and who correctly spoiled a lot of big things lately before others reported it wrote, “I told you all that you needed to be talking...

NXT Takeover: Brooklyn pre-sale on now

NXT Brooklyn

The NXT Takeover: Brooklyn pre-sale kicked off today on Ticketmaster.com with fans able to purchase tickets for the show on the eve of SummerSlam before they go on sale to the general public. If you are interested in going to the show, you can head over to Ticketmaster.com and use either TAKEOVER or PIXWWE as the pre-sale code to unlock...

Tough Enough rating for episode 4

Tough Enough

Episode four of Tough Enough did 977,000 viewers and a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic, down 244,000 viewers from last week’s show. This has been so far the lowest rated show of the series and the first one that didn’t break the 1 million viewership mark. (Ratings credit: TV By The Numbers)

WWE Network launches in Malaysia as a traditional TV channel

WWE Network

Astro, the leading Malaysian pay-television service, and WWE today announced the launch of WWE Network in the country. The WWE Network will be available on Astro as a premium, a la carte channel (SD Channel 820; HD Channel 840), beginning today for RM10.60 ($2.80) per month for Astro Sports Pack Subscribers and RM15.90 ($4.20) per month for Astro...

WWE to announce Q2 2015 financial results on July 30

WWE HQ

WWE today announced that it will report its second quarter 2015 results on Thursday, July 30, 2015, before the opening of the market. WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon and the Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will host a conference call beginning at 11:00AM ET to discuss the results. Of course the most important part of...

Raw rating for 07/13/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw’s string of bad viewership numbers continues this week with the show getting 3,531,000 viewers, down 116,000 from the previous week. The first hour did 3,432,000 viewers, followed by 3,514,000 in the second hour, and then up to 3,647,000 viewers in the third and final hour. The only good news was that the show increased viewers...

Tough Enough episode 4 report

Tough Enough

The first three weeks of Tough Enough felt relatively bland, as the judges were able to very easily cut otherwise forgettable competitors such as Hank, Alex, and Daria.  With the sudden loss of Dianna, I got a bit worried that the judges’ votes would suddenly be swayed towards the men of the barracks in an effort to keep balance. Instead, we...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: She Said, She Said

Total Divas

Total Divas returns tonight with episode two of season four on E! at 9PM EST with an episode titled “She Said, She Said.” The synopsis for tonight’s show reads, “WrestleMania week is off to a rocky start as the Diva drama escalates. Brie fears she and Bryan are facing fertility issues; Nattie worries her dad may relapse; and Paige...

Stephanie McMahon tells NXT trio that she’s proud of them

Becky Lynch

Stephanie McMahon told Charlotte, Sasha Banks, and Becky Lynch that she was proud of them for what they have done in a cool backstage moment that was captured by WWE cameras. “I mean it when I say you have created this opportunity for yourselves,” McMahon told the trio. “The reason they popped so big and so huge, the reason they’re so...

NXT Divas heat up Raw with awesome segment

Charlotte

NXT Divas Charlotte, Becky Lynch, and champion Sasha Banks all made their debut on Monday Night Raw last night, or in the case of Charlotte, her second appearance. Charlotte and Lynch joined Team Paige while Sasha Banks joined Naomi and Tamina in the current Divas storyline against the Bella empire. The segment started with Nikki Bella cutting a...

Survivor Series 2015 in Atlanta, pre-sale on now

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Atlanta’s Philips Arena will be hosting this year’s Survivor Series with the pre-sale going on right now on Ticketmaster.com. Tickets for the general public will go on sale on Saturday, August 29, at 10AM. Ticket prices range from $29 all the way to $404 for ringside which also includes a commemorative chair. Some ringside seats are available...