Category - WWE

John Cena grants 400th wish for Make-A-Wish Foundation

John Cena

John Cena has reached yet another milestone with Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting his 400th wish, the highest for any celebrity. Cena’s accomplishment was announced on the Wish.org website. “We would like to thank John Cena for his commitment to Make-A-Wish, and congratulate him on being the first celebrity to grant 400 wishes,” read a small...

Mark Henry does the split at non-televised live event

Mark Henry

Fans who attended the San Jose non-televised WWE live event over the weekend were treated to a first – Mark Henry doing a split! The move came after Rey Mysterio, Mark Henry, and Xavier Woods beat Alberto Del Rio and the Real Americans in a six-man tag team match and Woods started dancing and trying to get Henry to bust a move. Eventually...

No deal yet between WWE and NBC Universal for WWE TV rights

WWE

The New York Post is reporting that it might be a Valentine’s Day massacre for WWE and NBC Universal as NBCU has up until Friday to accept or refuse WWE’s offer for their television shows. NBCU had an exclusive negotiating period with WWE which ended last week and the NY Post says that there is “no deal in sight.” Once Friday is gone, WWE...

The Undertaker set for February 24 RAW return

The Undertaker

PWInsider.com is reporting that The Undertaker will be making his return on WWE television on the February 24 edition of Monday Night RAW, the day that the WWE Network is officially launched to the public. It is around the usual time that the Undertaker returns to kick off his road to WrestleMania, lately his only physical participation inside a...

WWE issues statement on the Over The Edge 1999 PPV on the Network

WWE Network

In the first public comments regarding the inclusion of the Over The Edge pay-per-view where Owen Hart died on the WWE Network, WWE said that the show will indeed air however portions of it will be edited. KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh talked with WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon prior to the Royal Rumble pay-per-view and asked about the...

John Cena becomes the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook

John Cena

Despite the boos and the “Cena Sucks” chants, one thing is for sure: A lot of people like John Cena! WWE announced yesterday that Cena has passed Kobe Bryant to become the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook with more than 18.6 million followers. Cena is also the seventh most-followed athlete in the world and has more Facebook followers...

Hall Of Fame and post-WM RAW location gets a new name

Hall of Fame

The WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the post-WrestleMania RAW will no longer be marketed as coming from the New Orleans Arena as the owners of the building have signed a deal for a new name! The arena will now be called the Smoothie King Center following a $40 million deal over 10 years with the NBA team New Orleans Pelicans. The change is...

WWE.COM takes a look at its Ring of Honor Superstars

Antonio Cesaro

In a rare interview acknowledging other wrestling companies around, WWE.COM talked with several Superstars who came through the ranks of Ring of Honor as well as its founder, Gabe Sapolsky. The ones interviewed are Seth Rollins, Colt Cabana, Antonio Cesaro, and Daniel Bryan, leaving out one very important member of the ROH group – CM...

RAW rating for 02/03/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 4,211,000 viewers with a 3.15 rating, down over 500,000 viewers from the post-Royal Rumble show last week. Hour one pulled in 4,428,000 viewers, hour two dropping slightly to 4,221,000 and then a drop to 3,983,00 viewers in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

List of PPV archive to air on WWE Network published

WWE Network

WWE.COM has published a list of the pay-per-view archive that will be available right from the first day of the launch of the WWE Network come February 24. Over 400 pay-per-views from WWE, WCW, and ECW, will be available to stream as part of the $9.99 per month price. The shows are supposed to air uncut and unedited with some of them carrying a...

John Cena pops up on RAW after show goes off the air

John Cena

John Cena was missing in action from the live broadcast of Monday Night RAW yesterday thanks to the eye injury he suffered over the weekend wrestling Randy Orton however that didn’t keep Cena completely away. After RAW went off the air and the attack on Daniel Bryan continued, it was John Cena who came down to the rescue, clearing the ring. Both...

Take-Two execs tout the success of the WWE video game franchise

WWE 2K14

During the Take-Two Interactive’s conference call to discuss the company’s results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended December 31, 2013, Karl Slatoff, President of Take-Two, announced that consumers can “look forward to exciting next generation releases” including WWE 2K15 this year. Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and Chief...

Naomi and Roman Reigns suffer injuries during RAW

Funkadactyls

One half of the Funkadactyls, Naomi, suffered an eye injury during her match against Aksana on Monday Night RAW yesterday. The injury happened when Aksana hit her with a knee while she was on the ground. The ref immediately noticed and didn’t count after the initial cover but then counted and then Naomi kicked out – and we use that term...

Betty White to appear on RAW next week

WWE

The star of Hot In Cleveland, Betty White, will be on Monday Night RAW next week when the show rolls into Los Angeles, California, at the STAPLES Center. The 92 year old Guinness World Record holder for the longest television career for a female entertainer will probably not take any bumps in the ring for obvious reasons but will be interacting...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/03/2014

RAW

Let’s hope tonight is much better than last week. I really, really hope they fix the WWE World Heavyweight Championship picture and do not go in the route of Batista/Orton – again, I am fine with Batista as the #1 Contender, but a fresh face (Daniel Bryan, Christian, even Cena again [since they didn’t put Lesnar in a qualifying...

John Cena injured at non-televised live event in Orlando, Florida

John Cena

Former WWE champion John Cena was injured during his match against Randy Orton on Saturday night in Orlando, Florida, and missed yesterday’s non-televised live event in Kansas City, Missouri. Cena apparently got poked in the eye by the WWE World Heavyweight champion by mistake and the injury was serious enough to take Cena off the show last...

Seattle Seahawks pay tribute to Daniel Bryan on Twitter

Daniel Bryan

The new SuperBowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks, paid tribute to Daniel Bryan on their official Twitter account after the game. Bryan, who is from the state of Washington, first tweeted “First ever Seahawks Super Bowl win!!! AMAZING!!! There’s going to be a lot of happy people in Washington.” The social media team of the Seahawks got word...