Category - WWE

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...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/16/2014

RAW

Raw is back in the land of the Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame, and tonight, there is sure to be plenty of “rockin'” in Cleveland as we “roll” towards Money In The Bank! (Okay, I’m sorry for the cheesiness, but that was too easy to pass up and type for an intro!) Five wrestlers have qualified for the WWE World...

Legends’ House reunion special to air Thursday on WWE Network

WWE Network

Do you miss Legends’ House on the WWE Network? The good news is that there is one episode left – a reunion show which will air this Thursday at 8PM EST on the WWE Network. The cast of the show – Mean Gene Okerlund, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Hillbilly Jim, Howard Finkel, Jimmy Hart, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Pat Patterson, and Tony Atlas –...

WWE staff volunteering at Special Olympics USA Games

WWE

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games kicked off last night at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, last night and WWE had a big hand in the production. WWE signed up as a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and will be promoting the games on their TV broadcasts, live events, digital and social media. Apart from that, WWE...

CM Punk and AJ Lee tie the knot

CM Punk

We don’t know if AJ Lee skipped all the way down the aisle, but we do know that AJ and CM Punk got married this weekend in a very small and private ceremony. The perfect example of life imitating art, which happens a lot between WWE couples, Punk and AJ started dating shortly after their angle between them and while it was never acknowledged...

Bray Wyatt added to the MITB ladder match for WWE title

Wyatt Family

Bray Wyatt was added to the Money In The Bank ladder match for the vacated WWE World Heavyweight title after he defeated Dean Ambrose last night on Smackdown. Wyatt joins Del Rio, Sheamus, Cesaro, and Randy Orton who will be participating in that particular ladder match. Apparently only one Superstar is left to be added rather than two as...

Released WWE Superstars thanks fans and WWE on Twitter

Brodus Clay

Many of those released from WWE last night used Twitter to thank their fans for supporting them throughout their WWE career. Yoshi Tatsu said that it has been an amazing experience and thanked the Yoshi Army for the past six years. Former 3MB member Jinder Mahal thanked WWE for the opportunity and for the chance to see the world. “Excited to see...

Pat Patterson reveals he’s gay on Legends’ House

WWE

The big Pat Patterson reveal on last night’s season finale of Legends’ House was that he announced he is gay. That was probably wrestling’s worst kept secret as everybody in the business is aware that Patterson was gay although he might have not acknowledged it publicly. Patterson “broke the news” during dinner to the rest of the cast...

JTG the 11th person fired from WWE today

WWE

He was the butt of several jokes but now the joke is over. JTG – one half of the tag team formerly known as Cryme Tyme – was released by WWE today. Yes, you haven’t seen him on WWE television in months but the 29 year old from Brooklyn was still earning a paycheck from WWE. When the news that nine were released today, the Internet...

Legends’ House season finale tonight on WWE Network

WWE Network

The WWE Network original series Legends’ House will be airing its season finale tonight starting at 8PM EST. The preview for tonight reads, “Pat Patterson attempts to reveal a lifelong secret to the group. The WWE Legends send each other off in style with a party!” Legends’ House has been a big hit on the Network and is constantly in the...

Batista and Eva Marie appearing at NXT tapings tonight

Batista

WWE will tape four hours worth of NXT shows today at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Just like at every taping, NXT will get some special guests from the main roster and this time around it will be WWE Diva Eva Marie and Batista, who “quit” two weeks ago on RAW. The former WWE champion will still be appearing on the show despite...

WWE releases 9 from its roster! Somebody call their momma!

Evan Bourne

WWE went on a firing spree today, releasing nine in people in total from the roster, the first mass release in a few years. The unlucky future endeavored are Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal, Curt Hawkins, Camacho, Brodus Clay, Evan Bourne, Yoshi Tatsu, Theodore Long, and Aksana. It’s interesting to note that Heath Slater was the only member of 3MB...