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Brad Maddox fired from RAW General Manager position

Brad Maddox

WWE looks like it’s hitting the reset button on Brad Maddox character as the RAW General Manager was fired by The Authority at the start of the show last night and then attacked by Kane. Maddox took over as the on-screen RAW General Manager in July 2013 after Vickie Guerrero was removed from her position thanks to a vote by the fans. Prior to...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 05/26/2014

RAW

This Sunday is Payback and tonight’s Raw is the last before the Pay-Per-View! Who will gain the final Monday night advantage before they all face off in their respective bouts? Plus, will Adam Rose actually wrestle? And who is Bo Dallas going to make “Bo-lieve” tonight, following his return last week on Smackdown!? Finally, is...

Will Daniel Bryan be on Monday Night RAW tonight?

Daniel Bryan

WWE is back in the United States after two weeks touring in Europe and the first stop is Knoxville, Tennessee, for tonight’s RAW, the go-home episode for Payback. Last week, Stephanie McMahon demanded that Daniel Bryan surrender the WWE World Heavyweight Title in person. With just over a week away from his neck surgery, will Bryan show up on RAW...

WWE donating money to Hire Heroes USA on Memorial Day

WWE

In honor of Memorial Day, WWE is donating a portion of the proceeds from all WWEShop.com orders to Hire Heroes USA. Former UFC fighter Brian Stann is currently the President and CEO of the non-profit organization that helps U.S. military veterans finding job opportunities. WWE started working with the organization in December 2012 and has...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: ‘Digging A Hole’

Total Divas

Total Divas returns on E! tonight for episode 10 which is titled ‘Digging A Hole,’ the penultimate episode of season two before the grand finale next week. The preview from E! for this episode reads, “The Bella sisters clash as Brie’s wedding fast approaches and Nikki avoids telling John about her previous marriage. Meanwhile, the Divas...

WrestleMania Revenge Tour in Europe wraps up today

WWE

The WrestleMania Revenge Tour of Europe wraps up today with the final two shows in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Berlin, Germany. The successful tour took WWE Superstars, Divas, and crew to 20 different shows across 11 different countries over just 11 days. While it was a hectic two weeks, most shows were sold out or close to being sold out with RAW...

Full unedited version of this week’s Smackdown put online

Smackdown

An unedited version of this week’s Smackdown taped from London, England, made its way online after someone in production either leaked it or else it was grabbed over the air while it was being beamed back to the United States via satellite. This version shows everything from the entrances of Cole and JBL, to what an audience of Smackdown really...

Today marks the 15 year anniversary of the death of Owen Hart

Owen Hart

Today, May 23, marks the 15th anniversary of the death of Owen Hart, who tragically passed away during the Over The Edge pay-per-view after a stunt gone wrong. The youngest of the Hart family, Owen was participating in the show as the Blue Blazer, and was supposed to make a grand entrance being lowered from the rafters of the Kemper Arena in...

George Barrios talks WWE Network at J.P. Morgan conference

WWE Network

When delivering a presentation at the 42nd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday, WWE Chief Strategy and Financial Officer George Barrios revealed that by the end of March, the company only had around half a million subscribers to the WWE Network. The first day of WWE Network saw a...

WWE returning to Malaysia in October for two shows

WWE

WWE is returning to Malaysia for the first time since 2002 with two shows this coming October. Both shows will be held at the Putra Stadium in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11. This short – but very important tour – is being done thanks to Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention and...

WWE Studios and Lionsgate extend partnership for six more movies

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Lionsgate today announced an extension to their partnership which will include six new action films involving WWE Superstars. The first movie announced is titled Vendetta, starring The Big Show in a movie directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska, the twins behind See No Evil 2. It will start production in the Summer. Written by Justin...

WWE 2K15 video game to launch on October 28

WWE 2K15

It’s good news for WWE video games fans as 2K and WWE today announced that the WWE 2K15 game will be released on October 28 in the United States and October 31 for the rest of the world. The sequel to the popular 2K14 video game will be available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and for the first time on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This will be the...

Another law firm investigating WWE over possible fraud

WWE HQ

Another law firm is now investigating possible securities fraud claims against WWE resulting from inaccurate statements the company made regarding its business practices, financial statements and prospects. Ademi & O’Reilly, LLP, joins another law firm the law firm, Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC, which is doing its own investigation headed up...

RAW rating for 05/19/2014

RAW

A lot of people skipped the RAW from London this week as is usually the case for International pre-taped shows with the show getting only 3,763,000 viewers, down nearly a quarter of a million viewers from last week. Hour one did 3,535,000 viewers, followed by 3,903,000 in the second hour, and 3,852,000 in the third and final hour. This was the...

Addition and changes to Payback 2014 PPV card

Rob Van Dam

A new match was announced for Payback last night during Monday Night RAW and another match had two stipulations added to it. Rob Van Dam won a ‘Beat The Clock’ challenge which also included Big E, Ryback, Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, and Mark Henry in other matches. Van Dam defeated Del Rio in 4 minutes 15 seconds to become the number one...

WWE Diva Eva Marie named in Maxim’s Hot 100

Eva Marie

WWE Diva and star of the Total Divas television show, Eva Marie, has made it to the Maxim Hot 100 of 2014 coming in at #83. The “All Red Everything” Diva managed to crack the list just one year after making her WWE debut which came on episode one of season one of Total Divas. “That’s freaking awesome! I’m so excited, that’s insane. I...

Triple H on the June 2014 cover of Muscle & Fitness magazine

Triple H

Triple H is gracing the June 2014 cover of Muscle & Fitness Magazine and at 44 years of age he looks pretty jacked up! This is not the first time that the former WWE champion is on the cover of this particular magazine. Inside the issue, Triple H talks about balancing his in-ring career with his executive duties, all the while spending time...

Total Divas season 2 episode 9 rebounds in the ratings

Total Divas

The bikini-filled episode of Total Divas rebounded in the ratings this past Sunday as the “What Happens In Cabo” episode nine did 1,310,000 viewers on E! That is way up from last week’s 750,000 which now sits as the lowest rated episode of the whole series. Episode nine got the highest viewership of the show in a month and it is the second...

Five WWE Superstars announced for Chicago’s Comic Con in August

John Cena

Wizard World today announced WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino, and WWE Diva Paige are scheduled to greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops at its biggest and longest running event, Wizard World Chicago Comic Con on August 21, 22, and 23 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Cena...

Trailer for the must-see Paul Heyman DVD/Blu-Ray released

Paul Heyman

WWE has released the trailer for the upcoming Paul Heyman DVD and Blu-Ray which is titled “Ladies and Gentleman, My Name is Paul Heyman,” a release which will cover the career of the “mad scientist” from his early days as a photographer, to working for WCW, moving to ECW, WWE, and more. This will contain a sit-down documentary-style...