Category - WWE

WWE promotes executive to EVP of Strategy & Analytics

WWE HQ

WWE has promoted Tandy O’Donoghue to Executive Vice President of Strategy & Analytics starting March 15. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for overseeing corporate strategy, corporate and business development and data analytics for WWE. O’Donoghue will report to WWE’s Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George...

Extreme Rules 2014 pre-sale kicks off tomorrow

WWE

Extreme Rules is coming to the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on May 4 and the Internet pre-sale kicks off tomorrow! Fans who wish to attend the show can use the code EXTREME, starting from tomorrow, February 20 at 10AM EST. The pre-sale ends on Friday, February 21, at 11:59PM EST with tickets going on sale to the general public on...

Cesaro hits nearly 30 Cesaro Swing spins on Ambrose after RAW

Antonio Cesaro

When RAW went off the air, the fun didn’t stop for the folks inside the arena and Dean Ambrose was the one who drew the short end of the stick for the post-RAW antics. After the dust settled following the huge fight between The Shield, The Wyatts, and all participants of the Elimination Chamber match, Cena, Bryan, Sheamus, and Cesaro were left...

WWE denies releasing CM Punk

CM Punk

The situation with CM Punk remains unclear and as noted yesterday he still is featured on WWE.COM both as a Superstar and to sell merchandise on WWEShop.com and now WWE is denying the rumor that Punk was released last Friday. The report initially came by PWInsider.com saying that talk during the weekend non-televised live events suggested that...

Two matches added to the Elimination Chamber 2014 PPV

Darren Young

The Elimination Chamber card looks to be complete now with two matches added to the pay-per-view. Announced yesterday were New Age Outlaws vs The Usos for the WWE Tag Team titles and Darren Young vs Titus O’Neil. Those two matches will join the Elimination Chamber match for the WWE World Heavyweight title, Big E vs Jack Swagger for the IC title...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/17/2014

RAW

Tonight, Raw is live in the “Mile High” City and six nights away from Elimination Chamber! We know that WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton’s “Elimination Chamber Gauntlet” is over after he faces Sheamus tonight. Will the champion get another much-needed win for momentum, or can Sheamus build some of his own as...

Is CM Punk really gone for good?

CM Punk

It is being reported by PWInsider.com that the word going around is that CM Punk was given his release from WWE this past Friday. If he indeed was given his release, the folks at WWE.COM haven’t done their job yet as his profile is still up on the website and Punk is featured on the front page of WWEShop.com to sell his new merchandise. The...

Live WWE event results from 02/16 in Las Vegas, NV.

WWE

W-O reader David attended the live WWE event in Las Vegas last night and sent in the following results: Big E defeated Ryback; Bella Twins defeated Summer Rae and Tamina Snuka; Kofi Kingston defeated Fandango in a dance off; New Age Outlaws defeated The Usos and The Real Americans in a triple threat tag team match; Daniel Bryan, Christian, and...

WWE Diva Naomi out for up to six weeks

Naomi

WWE Diva Naomi, one half of the Funkadactyls, will be out for up to a month and a half due to the eye injury she suffered on Monday Night RAW. The injury happened when Aksana kneed her in the face while she was down, causing problems with her vision and orbital bone. WWE.COM reported that surgery will not be required as there was no damage to the...

Which TV network will walk out with the WWE shows?

WWE

Yesterday, NBC Universal’s exclusive window to renew all WWE programming came to an end, and unless they coughed up the money that WWE was looking for, the company is now in a position to deal with other potential networks. WWE has not announced that it has reached a deal and more likely will not announce anything until April judging from...

WWE and Mattel extend agreement through 2019

WWE

WWE and Mattel today announced a multi-year extension of their global master toy licensing agreement that will go through 2019. Mattel has owned the WWE rights for action figures and toys since 2009 after taking over from JAKKS Pacific. Since then, WWE action figures have ranked as the number 1 action figure property in the U.S. and consistently...

Ric Flair back on WWE payroll

Ric Flair

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Ric Flair has signed a new contract with the WWE, months after he was going to get one before making some mistakes at the SummerSlam weekend which eventually sent him packing back home. According to the Observer, although Flair is allowed to work outside WWE, future appearances and business deals have to go...

Two WWE Superstars lose part of their ring name

Antonio Cesaro

Two WWE Superstars have received a name change, or better yet, a modification to their ring name. Antonio Cesaro will now be called Cesaro, dropping his first name, while Big E Langston will lose his last name and will be called Big E from now on. The name change has already been updated on WWE.COM.

Hall of Fame ceremony airing live on the WWE Network

Hall of Fame

Here’s another reason why you should subscribe to the WWE Network when it launches on February 24: The WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be airing live, in full, on Saturday, April 5. While USA Network has aired segments of the Hall of Fame and WWE.COM also streamed parts of it, this will be the first time that the full, unedited ceremony...

RAW rating for 02/10/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week pulled a 3.14 rating with a total of 4,329,000 viewers, up just over 100,000 viewers from last week’s 4,211,000. Hour one did 4,499,000 viewers followed by 4,336,000 in hour two and then 4,153,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Hulk Hogan returning to WWE on February 24 RAW

Hulk Hogan

PWInsider.com is reporting that Hulk Hogan is confirmed to return on the February 24 edition of Monday Night RAW, the night after the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view and the day that the WWE Network is launched. Hogan, who is coming along with Jimmy Hart, was set to return at the WWE Network announcement event in Las Vegas however plans changed...