Category - WWE

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/22/2015

RAW

In just under four weeks, it will be Battleground, where we already know two of the matches. One of them is a grudge match, which is now turning sadistic between Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt; and the other is for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, with Seth Rollins putting on the line against the recently-returned Brock Lesnar! The latter bout...

Erick Rowan injured at non-televised live event

Erick Rowan

WWE.COM is reporting that Erick Rowan suffered an injury at Friday’s non-televised live event in Saginaw, Michigan, but did not specify what kind of injury. Rowan wrestled Cesaro on that night and lost the match after Cesaro honored his tag team partner Tyson Kidd by applying the Sharpshooter for the win. Several reports from the show said that...

Superstars and Divas get Swerved tonight on WWE Network

WWE Network

A new program joins the WWE Network line up today as Swerved makes its debut at 11:06PM EST right after Monday Night Raw. The 30 minute program comes from Jeff Tremaine, the director of the popular MTV Jackass and Bad Grandpa shows, and features WWE Superstars and Divas getting “punked” during interviews, backstage segments, commercials...

Bret Hart says Daniel Bryan is “finished”

Bret Hart

Sports Illustrated has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart on the ‘state of the WWE’ and while he discusses a variety of subjects and individuals, perhaps the most powerful statement came regarding Daniel Bryan. “Daniel Bryan is finished,” Bret said. “He’ll never wrestle again. I don’t think he knows it yet. I...

Tough Enough to air on YouTube for the rest of the world

Tough Enough

In the latest press release regarding Tough Enough it was revealed that the show will be available on YouTube however it seems that it will be blocked for those countries who will get it on their local television. As of now, Tough Enough will air on USA Network in the United States, OSN Sports 2 HD across the Middle East and North Africa, Ten...

Triple H and NXT talent honor Dusty at start of NXT tapings

Triple H

Last night at the start of the NXT tapings, Triple H along with everyone at NXT came out on stage to honor Dusty Rhodes who passed away at age 69 last week. A very emotional Triple H spoke about how they lost a family member and how Dusty called everyone on stage his NXT kids. He said these were his family, his lifeblood, and gave everything he...

NXT television tapings to be held tonight at Full Sail University

NXT

WWE will be holding NXT tapings tonight at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, the first set of tapings since the death of the American Dream Dusty Rhodes who was a big part of NXT and the WWE Performance Center and just 24 hours after his funeral service. A large group of Performance Center students and NXT regulars attended the funeral...

Ticketmaster out of Battleground 2015 tickets

Battleground

The Battleground pay-per-view is virtually sold out on Ticketmaster.com as the website is out of all regular tickets for the show which will be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Ticket prices for Battleground were selling for $25, $50, $75, $100, $125, $300, and $450 for ringside. There are some official platinum seats available...

NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks receive WWE title replica

WWE Title

It seems that WWE is still haunting CM Punk in one way as his beloved Chicago Blackhawks received a gift from the Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon following their Stanley Cup win. The NHL Blackhawks Twitter accounted posted a photo of four of their players posing with the Stanley Cup and other trophies as well as a WWE World Heavyweight title...

Details from Dusty Rhodes’ funeral service in Tampa, Florida

Dusty Rhodes

6 days after passing away at age 69, WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes was honored by his family, friends, and co-workers at a funeral service held at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Tampa, Florida. The Tampa Bay Tribune reported that two buses filled with NXT stars and those training at the Performance Center arrived at the funeral an hour...

Dusty Rhodes funeral service being held in Tampa, Florida today

Dusty Rhodes

The funeral service for Dusty Rhodes is being held today in Tampa, Florida, as family, friends, and colleagues all come together to say one final goodbye to the American Dream. A large contingent from WWE as well as NXT are present at the funeral service, held on one of the few days that WWE does not tour. The service kicks off at 4:30PM at St...

WWE shares trading highest since March

WWE HQ

BTIG Research, a global equity trading and fund services company which also does research and strategy today initiated coverage on WWE with a buy rating and a $25 price target. WWE shares hit the ground running when trading opened this morning, reaching a day high of $17.18. Eventually when the final bell rang it settled down at $16.42, a 3.86%...

WWE launches YouTube video game channel

WWE logo

WWE yesterday announced the launch of UpUpDownDown, a new YouTube channel focusing on video gaming hosted by one third of The New Day and avid gamer, Xavier Woods. Woods will be joined by other YouTube celebs, WWE Superstars, and video game editors for daily programming to discuss everything in the world of gaming. “By leveraging WWE’s massive...

Raw rating for 06/15/2015

RAW

The post-Elimination Chamber Raw did an average of 4,113,666 viewers, up nearly half a million viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,095,000 viewers, followed by 4,249,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,997,000 in the third and final hour. The reveal of the number one contender, Brock Lesnar, did not spike the numbers in the...

Tough Enough special to air tonight on WWE Network

Tough Enough

Tonight on the WWE Network, WWE will present a one-hour special titled The Tough Enough Competition Special, chronicling the official tryouts of 40 finalists for WWE Tough Enough. It airs at 8PM EST and will be archived for on-demand viewing immediately afterward. The 40 were chosen from over 11,000 submissions and they went through a three-day...

Lesnar vs Rollins to headline Battleground 2015

Brock Lesnar

The main event for the Battleground pay-per-view was set last night on Monday Night Raw and WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins will be defending the gold against the returning Brock Lesnar! Lesnar came out during the final segment of the night after The Authority announced that Rollins’ opponent was chosen to be “best for business.”...

Kevin Owens powerbombs Machine Gun Kelly off the stage on Raw

Kevin Owens

WWE fan and rapper Machine Gun Kelly will think twice about coming back for another appearance following last night’s Monday Night Raw. The 25 year old from Cleveland performed one of his songs during the broadcast and after it was over, NXT champion Kevin Owens showed up and “thanked” him for the performance. Sort of. Owens came out and...

WWE 2K16 video game announced at E3

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2K announced the WWE 2K16 video game at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles earlier today and also revealed the first six Superstars and Divas who will appear in the game. 2K is promising that the game will have the largest in WWE video game history. The first six Superstars and Divas confirmed to appear in WWE 2K16 are Seth Rollins...