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Seth Rollins gets his WWE title rematch at Money In The Bank

Seth Rollins

The main event for the 2016 Money In The Bank pay-per-view was set last night on Monday Night Raw with the just-returned Seth Rollins taking on Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight title. Rollins was given a hero’s welcome on the show with several “welcome back,” “thank you Rollins,” and “yes yes yes” chants however the love...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/23/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for May 23rd, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video and Welcoming Promo A recap of Extreme Rules’ WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match is shown, then the regular Raw video plays and the pyro goes off in the arena of Baltimore, Maryland; we are greeted by Michael Cole! Segment #2: Arena Promo Seth Rollins, who made his...

Adam Rose released from WWE

Adam Rose

WWE has released Adam Rose after Rose apparently also requested his release from the company. “WWE has granted Adam Rose’s request to be released, as of today, May 23, 2016. WWE wishes Rose the best in all his future endeavors,” read a statement on WWE.COM. Rose was already in the doghouse after he was suspended for 60 days for failing a...

Shane McMahon tell-all podcast tonight on the WWE Network

Shane McMahon

Live tonight following Monday Night Raw, Shane McMahon will be the subject of a sit-down, tell-all interview with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. The broadcast will air on the WWE Network and it will be Shane’s first in-depth interview since he left the WWE back in 2010 and his surprise return in February of this year. The interview, marketed as...

WWE releases Cody Rhodes from his contract

Cody Rhodes

A day after he formally requested his release from WWE, Cody Rhodes has officially been granted his wish and as of yesterday he is no longer employed by the company. “WWE has come to terms on the release of Cody Rhodes as of today, May 22, 2016. WWE wishes Rhodes the best in all his future endeavors,” a WWE statement posted on the...

Seth Rollins returns and attacks Roman Reigns

Seth Rollins

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins made his return to the ring last night six months after tearing his ACL, MCL and medial meniscus. Rollins attacked Roman Reigns following his WWE World Heavyweight title match against AJ Styles and hit the champion with the Pedigree. The crowd loved it as they went absolutely bananas and even...

Extreme Rules 2016 pay-per-view results

Extreme Rules

Here are the results from last night’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view which took place from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Baron Corbin defeated Dolph Ziggler in a no disqualification match; Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson defeated The Usos in a tornado match; Rusev defeated Kalisto to win the WWE United States title; The New Day...

Extreme Rules 2016 live on WWE Network and PPV tonight

Extreme Rules

Live tonight from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, WWE presents Extreme Rules on the WWE Network and pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Roman Reigns vs AJ Styles in an extreme rules match for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Charlotte vs Natalya in a submission match for the WWE Women’s title; The New Day vs The Vaudevillains...

Owens/Breeze GoFundMe campaign for forest fire victims ends today

Kevin Owens

The GoFundMe campaign by Kevin Owens and Tyler Breeze to raise funds for the victims of the Fort McMurray forest fire ends today. After the original $30,000 goal was met in a couple of days, the two Canadian WWE Superstars raised the goal to $100,000. Unless there’s a big miracle waiting to happen it doesn’t look like the goal will be met...

New NXT hosts start their live event gigs

NXT

The newest NXT host officially started this weekend at the NXT live event in Venice. His name is Austin Romero and will be using the name of Mike Rome. He will be juggling both hosting and ring announcing duties during the small NXT live events held weekly in Florida. Another newcomer, Andra Ocampo, started a few weeks ago. Ocampo will be known as...

Betting odds for tonight’s 2016 Extreme Rules pay-per-view

Roman Reigns

It should come to no surprise that the WWE World Heavyweight title and the Women’s title are not expected to change hands and online bookies are backing that assumption as Roman Reigns is 1/12 and Charlotte is 1/8 to retain. Both their challengers, AJ Styles and Natalya are 6/1 and 9/2 respectively to pull the upset. The New Day are also...

Smackdown rating for 05/19/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown drew a total of 2,295,000 viewers for Thursday’s episode, an increase of 33,000 viewers from last week. It was the third most watched program on cable for night. John Cena’s American Grit reality TV show on FOX drew 1,878,000. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Stardust asks for his WWE release

Stardust

In what seems to be some surprising news, Cody Rhodes, the man behind the Stardust gimmick, has asked for his release from WWE. “The past ten years have been quite the trek, but as of earlier today I have asked for my release from @WWE,” he wrote on his Twitter account. “I’ll speak further on the matter shortly. Thank you to all the...

Smackdown! TV report for 05/19/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for May 19th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video and Welcoming A recalling of the Intercontinental Championship picture between champion The Miz, Cesaro, Kevin Owens, and Sami Zayn is shown. The regular Smackdown! video plays and we go to the arena where Maura Ranallo talks about Extreme Rules on Sunday. I.C...

SyFy to air 2 hour replay of Raw on Fridays

Raw

SyFy – the former home of WWE Smackdown – will start airing a two hour version of Monday Night Raw on Fridays starting tonight. Raw is set for the 8PM time slot and it is expected that the two hour version will be the same one that Hulu broadcasts on its streaming service the day after Raw on Tuesday. This is the first time that Raw...

Toronto to host the 2016 Survivor Series

survivorseries

The Air Canada Centre will host the 2016 WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view according to PWInsider.com. This will be the second time that the Survivor Series will be held in Canada and the first time around produced the infamous Montreal screw job back in 1997. Canada has not gotten a WWE pay-per-view since 2009 and that one was in Montreal. Toronto...

Emma undergoes successful back surgery

Emma

WWE Superstar Emma underwent successful back surgery yesterday and now starts the road to full recovery. “Thank you all so much again for the support and keeping me in your thoughts,” Emma wrote on Twitter, adding that surgery went well and is now just resting. Emma was suffering from a ruptured disc in her back and was pulled from all events...

John Cena hosting the 2016 ESPY Awards in July

John Cena

John Cena will be hosting the 2016 ESPY Awards on July 13 which will be airing from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The ESPY Awards – which stands for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award – recognize individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performance during the year. It airs on ABC...

John Cena says he’s at 70% of what he was in November 2015

John Cena

John Cena and Nikki Bella were swamped with paparazzi in New York after attending the NBCUniversal Upfronts on Monday and a TMZ paparazzo managed to get some comments out of the former WWE champion. When asked if he’s at 100%, Cena said that he’s not and he’s probably “30% off what I was operating at in November 2015” but for him, being...