Category - WWE

Titus O’Neil returns to action following suspension

Titus O’Neil returned to the ring last night during the Smackdown television tapings and wrestled Tyler Breeze in a dark match. This was the first time Titus stepped foot in the ring since his suspension back in February following an incident with Vince McMahon at the end of the Daniel Bryan farewell segment which made it on the WWE Network live...

Raw rating for 04/25/2016

Monday Night Raw this week drew a total of 3,128,000 viewers, the worst rating since November 30, 2015. Last week’s taped Raw from London drew 3,335,000 viewers so the show lost over 200,000 viewers compared to the taped show. Typically the week after a taped Raw the numbers rebound but this time the effect was opposite. Hour one started with...

WWE raises over $300,000 with Superstars for Hope auctions

More than $300,000 were announced in the WWE auction Superstars for Hope to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of America during WrestleMania season. The auctions were held on CharityBuzz.com and featured unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences with John Cena, Paul “Triple H” Levesque, Stephanie McMahon and others. “WWE is committed to...

Bret Hart admits he has no desire to be at Payback

During one of his stops in the United Kingdom, Bret Hart revealed that he has no desire to appear on television at Payback and he’s only doing it because of niece Natalya. “I do it to honor Nattie, I have no desire to be there, no desire to be on TV,” Hart is quoted by the UK-based Total Wrestling Magazine. “I’m happy to be there for...

Vince to decide who will run Raw this Sunday at Payback

The individual who will be running Monday Night Raw will be decided this coming Sunday at the Payback pay-per-view with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon making a decision between his son Shane and his daughter Stephanie. The revelation came last night on Raw after Stephanie McMahon interrupted her brother’s opening segment, her first...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/25/2016

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 25th, 2016 An “In Memoriam” graphic is shown, remembering Joanie Laurer, a.k.a. Chyna. Introduction Segment: Video Prom and Welcoming A recap of last week’s Raw with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns and A.J. Styles’ build-up to Payback airs. The regular Raw video plays, and the pyro goes off...

WWE announces VP and General Manager for Greater China

WWE today announced the appointment of Jay Li as Vice President & General Manager, Greater China based in Shanghai. Li, a senior executive who has held multiple leadership positions in key industries in China and the U.S., will report directly to Ed Wells, WWE Executive Vice President, International. In this newly created role, Li will lead...

John Cena returning on Memorial Day Raw next month

John Cena is ready to come back to Monday Night Raw and the man himself has announced that he will be making his return on the Memorial Day Raw at the end of next month. Cena underwent shoulder surgery in early January and was set to be out for the majority of the year. The former WWE champion however surprised everyone and made a cameo appearance...

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Camp WWE

WWE has published a funny behind-the-scenes video of the making of Camp WWE, the WWE Network’s newest R-rated animated series spearheaded by Seth Green. The video shows Vince McMahon, Triple H, Ric Flair, Sgt. Slaughter, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, The Godfather, and others recording their voice-overs as the creators and producers laugh in the...

Two Brits advance to the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament

It’s good news for Zack Sabre Jr. and Jack Gallagher as the two British indy stars have earned a spot in the upcoming WWE Global Cruiserweight Series tournament, winning their respective qualifying matches at a PROGRESS Wrestling show in London during the weekend. Sabre defeated Flash Morgan Webster while Gallagher defeated Pete Dunne. They each...

Jerry Lawler opening bar and grille on Beale Street in Memphis

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has announced the launch of his new venture, a bar on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. Beale Street is the home of several restaurants and blues clubs and the street itself is a major tourist attraction with festivals and concerts being held there as well, similar to Bourbon Street in New...

WWE wraps up the 2016 WrestleMania Revenge Tour

WWE wrapped up the WrestleMania Revenge Tour in Europe yesterday with two final shows, one in Spain and one in Scotland. The first big Euro tour of the year saw the WWE Superstars and crew visit 8 countries including a quick trip to Dubai for two days, and a total of 17 shows were held in 10 days. This tour was hit with several problems with The...

John Cena cleared in lawsuit filed by construction worker

A lawsuit filed against John Cena by a construction worker back in 2013 was finally dismissed by Judge Linda H. Babb in the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Pasco County, Florida. The case dates back to October 2013 when construction worker, Dale Ducharme, claimed that he fell off a scaffolding provided by Cena back in 2010 and the fall left him unable...

Smackdown! TV report for 04/21/2016

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 21st, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Highlights of A.J. Styles’ and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns’ confrontation from Raw is shown, along with Luke Gallows’ and Karl Anderson’s attack on Reigns is shown first, then the regular Smackdown! video...

Finn Balor tells fans after NXT show “See you all on Monday!”

Following last night’s NXT show in Lowell, Massachusetts, several fans waited for the NXT stars to board the bus which was waiting for them outside the venue ready to get them to the next stop. When now former Finn Balor came out, fans started chanting “Balor Club” and Balor acknowledged the fans and went in the bus…only to come back out...

Samoa Joe wins NXT title at non-televised live event

At yesterday’s non-televised live event in Lowell, Massachusetts, Samoa Joe defeated Finn Balor to capture the NXT title. It is very rare that a title change happens at a regular house show but it happened before, most notably when Bret Hart defeated Ric Flair for the then WWF title in the early 90s. Joe secured the pin after hitting the...