Category - WWE

WWE stocks hit new 52-week high

WWE HQ

WWE stocks continued to improve, ending the week at 13.32, a 0.91% increase – or 12 cents – from yesterday’s closing. Trading actually hit a new 52-week high of 13.37 before closing 5 cents lower. Today’s closing puts WWE with a market cap of $1 billion.

AJ Lee collapses during live event in London, England

AJ

Several eye witness reports online from today’s WWE non-televised show in London, England, are saying that current WWE Divas champion AJ Lee collapsed during her match against Brie Bella. WWE medical personnel quickly attended to AJ as the match was immediately stopped after it was obvious that she was not feeling well. There’s no exact...

Jimmy Hart talks about Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania XXX

Jimmy Hart

Speaking with Arda Ocal of the Baltimore Sun, WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart said that he believes Hulk Hogan will be at WrestleMania XXX come April 2014. “He told me to say exactly this: Hulk Hogan will be at WrestleMania if he has to buy a ticket and sit at ringside,” Hart told Ocal while doing promotion for the upcoming History of the WWE...

WrestleMania XXX pre-sale kicks off tomorrow at 10AM CST

WrestleMania XXX

The WrestleMania XXX pre-sale kicks off tomorrow morning at 10AM CST and will run through Friday at 11:59 CST on Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will range from $25 to $2,000 for the first few rows ringside. Ticket prices will have additional fees with the lowest priced ticket having $9.10 in fees while the highest priced ticket will have a whopping...

WWE to visit Europe again in May 2014

WWE

The next time WWE tries to conquer Europe will be in May 2014, a change from the usual post-WrestleMania April tour. Eight events have so far been announced starting in mid-May, with more to be added in cities across the continent. Those events which have been announced already are May 14 in Glasgow, Scotland; May 18 in Cardiff, Wales; May 20 in...

RAW rating for 11/11/2013

RAW

The tape-delayed Monday Night RAW did a 2.7 rating with a total of 3,768,000 viewers, down around 120,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one did 3,867,000, hour two did 3,834,000 and then hour three finished off with 3,603,000 viewers, losing almost 200,000 viewers between hours. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 11/11/2013

RAW

In honor of Remembrance Day (Canada) and Veteran’s Day (United States), as well as other ceremonies around the world that may commemorate November 11th, I would like to say thank you and blessings to all those who have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice their lives for their respective countries. May we never forget. God Bless. Monday...

Punk, Bryan, lead post-RAW antics in Manchester

CM Punk

After RAW went off the air last night, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, the Usos, Goldust, and Cody Rhodes stayed in the ring to interact with the fans. Punk and Bryan started a contest where they each raised the hands of the other remaining people in the ring to see who gets the loudest pop. At one point Punk even got down to ringside and raised the hands...

Mickie James at WWE Performance Center as guest trainer

Mickie James

Former WWE Divas and TNA Knockout champion Mickie James was in Orlando, Florida, today at the WWE Performance Center helping out as a guest trainer. James left TNA Wrestling in September of this year with her last match for the company being against ODB on Impact, losing the Knockouts title before leaving for good after the two sides failed to...

Total Divas adds 300,000 viewers over half season finale

Total Divas

E! today issued a press release touting the success of the return of WWE Total Divas on their network for the second half of season one. The brand new episode whack kicks off the final six episodes which make part of season one did 1.3 million total viewers and 746,000 in the important adults 18-49 demo. The first half of season one ended with...

Royal Rumble 2014 poster PPV released

Royal Rumble

The poster for the 2014 Royal Rumble has been released featuring only one WWE Superstar – CM Punk. Punk is photographed doing the number one sign with his hand and fire coming out from his index finger. The top of the poster has the Royal Rumble logo with the tag line “It Begins.” The Royal Rumble will be taking place at the...

WWE television tapings in Manchester, England this week

WWE

Television tapings this week will be done from Manchester, England, at the Phones 4U Arena, formerly known as the MEN Arena. Both RAW and Smackdown tapings will be held at the same location today and tomorrow as well as other tapings that are usually done prior to the big shows. RAW tonight will not air live in the United States but will be on a...

Antonio Cesaro gets a massive endorsement from John Cena

Antonio Cesaro

Antonio Cesaro got a nice surprise at the non-televised live event in Munich, Germany, last night after he was invited by John Cena to the ring after the show was over. Cena said his German was not good so he’d like Cesaro to come out. Cesaro shook Cena’s hands as he came in the ring and then spoke in German to the local fans as Cena...

Second half of Total Divas season one resumes tomorrow on E!

Total Divas

Total Divas, the reality TV show featuring Natalya, Eva Marie, JoJo, the Bella Twins, and The Funkadactyls, returns on E! tomorrow night following the finale of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Tomorrow’s episode – titled SummerSlam – will kick off the second half of season one which will have a total of six episodes to wrap up...

Kassius Ohno released from his WWE developmental deal

NXT

Kassius Ohno, who wrestled outside NXT as Chris Hero, was surprising released from the company almost two years after he signed a developmental deal. Ohno – real name Chris Spradlin – was pulled from NXT television tapings for a few after rumors emerged that management were not happy with his commitment. The almost 34 year old has been...

WrestleMania XXX seating chart released

WrestleMania XXX

Ticketmaster.com has released the seating chart for WrestleMania XXX at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and it looks like they will be using all possible seats. Five different levels are advertised – floor, risers, plaza, lodge, and terrace, with terrace being all the way up in the nosebleeds. One interesting thing to notice is that unlike...

Human Resources SVP takes over as VP of Talent Relations

WWE

PWInsider.com is reporting that Sean Cleary has taken over the role of Vice President of Talent Relations after Jane Geddes was promoted to SVP working directly with Triple H. According to his LinkedIn profile, Cleary took over the position last month after serving a year as SVP of Human Resources for WWE. Prior to joining WWE, Cleary had similar...

Password for WrestleMania XXX pre-sale next week

WrestleMania XXX

The pre-sale for WrestleMania XXX will kick off on Thursday, November 14, at 10AM CT and will continue through Friday, November 15, at 11:59PM CT. Tickets will go on sale for the general public on Saturday, November 16, at 10AM CT. If you want to beat the queue, you can log on to Ticketmaster.com and use one of these two passwords – WWEVIP...

WWE opens office in Munich, Germany

WWE

WWE today announced the hiring of Stefan Kastenmuller as the new General Manager, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, a newly created position, effective immediately. WWE is opening an office in Germany, located in Munich, which Kastenmuller will be heading up. This is the second WWE office in Europe, with the other one located in...

WWE signs bodybuilder and fitness model Ashley Sebera

Ashley Sebera

WWE has signed bodybuilder and fitness model Ashley Sebera, a blond bombshell who has started training at the WWE Performance Center this week. “Here it is Day 1 of my new career. in love and can’t wait for more,” the Ohio native wrote on her Twitter account along with a “Property of WWE Performance Center” t-shirt and her...