Category - WWE

Pay-Per-View buys for Rumble, Fastlane, and Mania

WrestleMania 31

While the WWE Network is only $9.99 and available throughout most of the world, some people still prefer to see pay-per-views in a traditional way despite the steep price of $44.95. For the first quarter of 2015, WWE’s three pay-per-views still did a fair share of traditional PPV buys, especially Royal Rumble and WrestleMania. The Royal Rumble...

Stephanie McMahon on Jericho’s podcast on WWE Network tonight

Stephanie McMahon

Chris Jericho’s podcast LIVE! with Chris Jericho returns tonight for the second time in a month on the WWE Network and will feature Stephanie McMahon as his guest. Jericho took over Steve Austin with his podcast on the Network and started earlier this month with the United States champion John Cena as his first guest. Stephanie and Jericho had a...

WWE Network statistics for the first quarter of 2015

WWE Network

The WWE Network will once again be free in the month of May for new subscribers and it will also include the Payback pay-per-view, making it the second month in a row that WWE offered the Network for free for new subscribers and the third month in 2015 offer this deal. The Network had 1,327,000 subscribers by March 31, 2015, and interestingly...

WWE reports Q1 2015 financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced their Q1 2015 financial results, with a reported Net income of $9.8 million, compared to a Net loss of $8.0 million in the first quarter last year. “During the quarter, we generated record quarterly revenue and strong earnings growth, reflecting our strategy to realize greater value from our content across multiple...

Hulk Hogan in Australia for WWE press conference and announcement

Hulk Hogan

W-O reader Phil Storer sent in word that WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will be in Melbourne, Australia, tomorrow for a WWE press conference and an announcement. Fellow Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart will be joining the Hulkster (of course) at the press conference which will be held at Fed Square starting at 11AM local time at the Deakin Edge indoor...

Raw rating for 04/27/2015

RAW

It seems not many cared about the fallout from the Extreme Rules pay-per-view as the show did over a quarter of a million less viewers from last week, getting a total average of 3,756,000 viewers for the three hour show. Hour one pulled 3,823,000 viewers, followed by 3,855,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,590,000 in the third and final...

Bad News Barrett crowned the new King of the Ring

Wade Barrett

WWE crowned a new king last night, the first one since King Sheamus back in 2010 as Bad News Barrett captured the King of the Ring tournament yesterday live on the WWE Network. In the two semi finals, Neville first defeated Sheamus and then Barrett defeated R-Truth, setting up an all-England King of the Ring final. A missed Red Arrow and a...

Daniel Bryan removed from all shows until mid July

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan has been removed from all upcoming televised and non-televised live event advertising for the month of May and June. The current Intercontinental champion has not wrestled since the Smackdown in London, England, as issues with his previous injuries that cut short his WWE World Heavyweight title reign last year have returned. Bryan...

Triple threat main event for Payback 2015 set

Seth Rollins

The main event for the Payback pay-per-view was set last night on Raw with the fans deciding on the match. Earlier in the broadcast, Kane gave the WWE fans the option to vote on three possible main events – Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton, Seth Rollins vs Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton vs Roman Reigns in a triple threat match for...

King of The Ring finals tonight live on the WWE Network

King of the Ring

The 2015 King of the Ring tournament finals will be held tonight on the WWE Network live starting at 8PM EST at the site of the Smackdown tapings in Moline, Illinois. In the quarter finals, Wade Barrett, R-Truth, Sheamus, and Neville, advanced by defeating Dolph Ziggler, Stardust, Dean Ambrose, and Luke Harper respectively. The semi finals tonight...

Booker T apologizes for Owen Hart remark on Raw

Booker T

An Owen Hart reference on Monday Night Raw by Booker T sparked controversy leading to the former 5 time WCW champion to apologize on Twitter. The whole thing started when JBL said that Neville could very well become the first high flying King of the Ring. Realizing that Owen was a King of the Ring winner and a high flyer himself, JBL then...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/27/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 27th, 2015 – “Double The Payback” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A montage of previous King Of The Ring winners is aired, which is relevant because the tournament is returning, starting tonight! The regular Raw video plays, the pyro explodes in the arena, and Michael Cole welcomes us to...

First match announced for Payback 2015

John Cena

The first match for the Payback pay-per-view was made official at last night’s Extreme Rules with Cena defending the United States title once again against Rusev. This time around it will be an I Quit match, the second gimmick match in their feud following last night’s Russian chain match. This will be their fourth pay-per-view match in a row...

Daniel Bryan removed from advertising for tonight’s Raw

Daniel Bryan

Just before Extreme Rules started, WWE announced that Daniel Bryan would not be appearing at the pay-per-view, saying that he was medically unable to compete. WWE.COM has removed Bryan from tonight’s Raw advertising however the Resch Center, the home of tonight’s Raw, is still promoting Daniel Bryan on the event page. He is still advertised...

Jerry Springer debuts new show on WWE Network tonight

WWE Network

Jerry Springer will make his WWE Network debut tonight with his brand new show titled ‘Jerry Springer Presents WWE Too Hot For TV.’ The show will be available on demand right after Monday Night Raw is over although it is not part of the live schedule. Springer has appeared as a Raw guest host twice before, in 2010 and 2014. In the 2014...

King of the Ring tournament returning on WWE TV

King of the Ring

The King of the Ring tournament is returning to WWE, starting tonight on Monday Night Raw and then tomorrow during a live broadcast on the WWE Network starting at 8PM EST. The live presentation on the WWE Network will run for an hour and will be held at the I Wireless Center in Moline, Illinois, where Smackdown will be taped. The participants of...

Extreme Rules 2015 pay-per-view results

Extreme Rules

Here are the results from last night’s Extreme Rules 2015 pay-per-view which took place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Neville defeated Bad News Barrett in the kickoff match; Dean Ambrose defeated Luke Harper in a Chicago street fight; Dolph Ziggler defeated Sheamus in a kiss me arse match; The New Day defeated Tyson Kidd and...