Category - WWE

WWE stocks climb to over $24 each

WWE HQ

WWE stocks continued to soar, ending the week at $24.19, a 4.18% increase over yesterday’s closing. Stocks jumped on the announcement of the WWE deal with BSkyB in the United Kingdom after rumors that Sky paid much more for the TV rights this time around. At one point today stocks hit $24.82, which is a new 52-week high. WWE’s market cap on...

White House staff take down Daniel Bryan petition

Daniel Bryan

How pissed off are fans that Daniel Bryan is not going to main event WrestleMania? So much that someone decided to create a petition with the White House! The “We the People” petition page on WhiteHouse.gov allows Americans to ask the Obama Administration to take action on a range of important issues facing our country according to the page...

Ric Flair takes CM Punk’s place at Axxess VIP session

Ric Flair

CM Punk has been replaced by WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair for the Saturday, April 5 meet and greet session at WrestleMania Axxess. The change was announced in an e-mail by WWE to those who purchased tickets for the afternoon Axxess session. Those with tickets were given two options if they didn’t like the change: either replace it for another VIP...

WWE App reaches 10 million download mark

WWE

The WWE App – out for Android and iOS devices – has surpassed the 10 million downloads according to a press release issued by WWE today. The app was downloaded from 220 countries ever since it launched back in August 2012. Rather than using a new app, WWE will be using the existing mobile app to launch the WWE Network which starts on...

Teaser for Total Divas season two released

Total Divas

E! has published the first look video of the upcoming Total Divas season two featuring a new cast member, Summer Rae. The new season kicks off on E! on March 16 with a 9PM premiere with hopes that the show will get more viewers from last season which was a big hit for both WWE and E! Total Divas Season 2 will also feature the wedding of Trinity...

CM Punk leaving continues to dominate wrestling talk

CM Punk

CM Punk leaving the WWE continues to be the major talk of the week as more details continue to come out. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Punk had a concussion test on Monday after some concerns from the Royal Rumble match however the results came out negative, and despite Punk being banged up a bit he had no signs of...

WWE awards $125,000 in Be a STAR grants

Be A Star

WWE and The Creative Coalition, the co-founders of the Be a STAR anti-bullying campaign awarded $125,000 in grants to five qualified non-profit public charities that develop and implement anti-bullying programs. The five grantees of the inaugural Be a STAR grant program are The Armory Foundation from New York, New York; Blue Star Families from...

WWE and BSkyB announce new five year deal for WWE programming

WWE

WWE and BSkyB in the United Kingdom today announced that they have extended their partnership for five more years, with Sky retaining the exclusive rights for WWE programming until 2019. Currently Sky airs all WWE programming including the twelve pay-per-views, and starting now all the twelve PPV events will air on Sky Box Office, the company’s...

Sting and WWE in talks over a deal

Sting

Sting and the WWE appear to be close to reach a deal that will see the former WCW, NWA, and TNA champion jump ship to WWE for the first time ever in his career. Sting admitted a few years ago that he was almost headed to WWE to wrestle the Undertaker at WrestleMania but eventually decided to stay with TNA, signing a new one year deal. His latest...

WWE reschedules live events in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to April

WWE

WWE has rescheduled the three non-televised live events which were going to take place in February in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to April. The three events were originally going to be on held on February 13, 14, and 15, at the Green Halls Stadium but a conflict of events at the same venue forced WWE to postpone for a couple of months later. The change...

Warrior congratulates Jake Roberts on Hall of Fame induction

Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior congratulated Jake “The Snake” Roberts on his WWE Hall of Fame induction after Roberts apologized for his remarks towards the Warrior when he called Warrior an a$$hole during a radio show. “We’ve all been a-holes. Now two are #HOF inductees; each great yet unique in talent, each deserving. Congratulations...

RAW rating for 01/27/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week with the fallout from the Royal Rumble did a total of 4,719,000 viewers, down 141,000 viewers from last week which saw the return of Batista. Hour one pulled 4,849,000 viewers, followed by 4,837,000 in the second, and then down to 4,470,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

CM Punk goes home, says he’s not coming back

CM Punk

The big news this week is the apparent demise of CM Punk from the WWE as several insiders are reporting that the former WWE champion went home after a meeting held before RAW. Punk has been removed from all advertising for upcoming WWE shows and as things stand right now, Punk is pretty much gone from the company. His contract runs till July and...

WWE stocks close to reaching $22

WWE

WWE stocks are within distance of hitting $22 a piece, closing the day at $21.96 today, just four cents off the 52-week high of $21.98. Stocks are expected to remain going up as WWE launches the WWE Network and the TV rights are negotiated, a deal which is scheduled to bring at least double the money on the past contract that WWE had with NBC...

Elimination Chamber 2014 main event starts to take shape

Randy Orton

The main event for the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view started to take shape last night on RAW as Randy Orton was announced as defending his WWE World Heavyweight title inside the Chamber. Joining Orton in the main event are John Cena, Sheamus, and Daniel Bryan, who together won their spot in a match against The Shield in the final segment of the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/27/2014

RAW

As the saying always goes, last night, “the road to WrestleMania has begun!” Royal Rumble took place just 24 hours ago, and as usual, I have NO IDEA what happened! Was Batista able to win his second Royal Rumble match (first in 2005) as expected, or did another wrestler be the last in the ring? Who will the Royal Rumble winner be...

Summer Rae joins the cast of Total Divas season two

Summer Rae

There’s a new cast member for season two of the hit reality TV show Total Divas – Fandango’s dancing partner, Summer Rae! Rae will be taking the place of newbie JoJo Offerman, who was totally forgotten in the second part of season one and rarely mentioned in the first part. The 30 year old blond beauty confirmed her participation on...

Daniel Bryan tells fans to keep voicing their opinions

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan used Twitter to thank the fans for their support following his exclusion from the 30-man Royal Rumble match yesterday in Pittsburgh. With Bryan opening the show – and losing – against Wyatt, fans thought that he would be making an appearance in the Rumble itself however it was not meant to be and when the #30 entrant came...