Category - WWE

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...

WWE’s newest jet takes to the skies for the first time

WWE Jet

WWE’s newest private jet took flight today for the first time under the WWE brand according to a tweet by Stephanie McMahon. The $27.5 million 2006 Bombardier Global 5000 jet took off for Omaha, Nebraska, for tonight’s Monday Night RAW carrying the McMahons and other key WWE personnel. Prior to buying this jet, WWE owned a 1998 Canadair...

WWE to report its Q4 2013 and full year results on 02/20

WWE

WWE will be announcing its 2013 fourth quarter and full year results on Thursday, February 20, 2014, before the opening of the market. Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy and Financial Officer George Barrios will host the conference call beginning at 11AM EST to discuss the results. It will be interesting to see how Wall Street...

WrestleMania Axxess VIP roster schedule and ticket prices

WrestleMania XXX

Tickets for WrestleMania Axxess went on sale earlier today on Ticketmaster.com, with fans able to choose among six different sessions. Axxess will be held at the New Orleans Convention Center starting on Thursday, April 3 at 6PM. Another session follows the next day, April 4, also at 6PM. Saturday will see three different sessions, one at 8AM, one...

WWE opens newest office in Mexico City

WWE

WWE announced yesterday the opening of their newest International office which is located in Mexico City. With the opening of a new office comes a new General Manager for the region and WWE has appointed Rodrigo Fernandez in that role. As General Manager of WWE Mexico, Fernandez will be responsible for growing WWE’s brand and business in the...

WWE stocks climb to over $24 each

WWE HQ

WWE stocks continued to soar, ending the week at $24.19, a 4.18% increase over yesterday’s closing. Stocks jumped on the announcement of the WWE deal with BSkyB in the United Kingdom after rumors that Sky paid much more for the TV rights this time around. At one point today stocks hit $24.82, which is a new 52-week high. WWE’s market cap on...

White House staff take down Daniel Bryan petition

Daniel Bryan

How pissed off are fans that Daniel Bryan is not going to main event WrestleMania? So much that someone decided to create a petition with the White House! The “We the People” petition page on WhiteHouse.gov allows Americans to ask the Obama Administration to take action on a range of important issues facing our country according to the page...

Ric Flair takes CM Punk’s place at Axxess VIP session

Ric Flair

CM Punk has been replaced by WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair for the Saturday, April 5 meet and greet session at WrestleMania Axxess. The change was announced in an e-mail by WWE to those who purchased tickets for the afternoon Axxess session. Those with tickets were given two options if they didn’t like the change: either replace it for another VIP...

WWE App reaches 10 million download mark

WWE

The WWE App – out for Android and iOS devices – has surpassed the 10 million downloads according to a press release issued by WWE today. The app was downloaded from 220 countries ever since it launched back in August 2012. Rather than using a new app, WWE will be using the existing mobile app to launch the WWE Network which starts on...

Teaser for Total Divas season two released

Total Divas

E! has published the first look video of the upcoming Total Divas season two featuring a new cast member, Summer Rae. The new season kicks off on E! on March 16 with a 9PM premiere with hopes that the show will get more viewers from last season which was a big hit for both WWE and E! Total Divas Season 2 will also feature the wedding of Trinity...

CM Punk leaving continues to dominate wrestling talk

CM Punk

CM Punk leaving the WWE continues to be the major talk of the week as more details continue to come out. According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Punk had a concussion test on Monday after some concerns from the Royal Rumble match however the results came out negative, and despite Punk being banged up a bit he had no signs of...

WWE awards $125,000 in Be a STAR grants

Be A Star

WWE and The Creative Coalition, the co-founders of the Be a STAR anti-bullying campaign awarded $125,000 in grants to five qualified non-profit public charities that develop and implement anti-bullying programs. The five grantees of the inaugural Be a STAR grant program are The Armory Foundation from New York, New York; Blue Star Families from...

WWE and BSkyB announce new five year deal for WWE programming

WWE

WWE and BSkyB in the United Kingdom today announced that they have extended their partnership for five more years, with Sky retaining the exclusive rights for WWE programming until 2019. Currently Sky airs all WWE programming including the twelve pay-per-views, and starting now all the twelve PPV events will air on Sky Box Office, the company’s...

Sting and WWE in talks over a deal

Sting

Sting and the WWE appear to be close to reach a deal that will see the former WCW, NWA, and TNA champion jump ship to WWE for the first time ever in his career. Sting admitted a few years ago that he was almost headed to WWE to wrestle the Undertaker at WrestleMania but eventually decided to stay with TNA, signing a new one year deal. His latest...

WWE reschedules live events in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to April

WWE

WWE has rescheduled the three non-televised live events which were going to take place in February in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to April. The three events were originally going to be on held on February 13, 14, and 15, at the Green Halls Stadium but a conflict of events at the same venue forced WWE to postpone for a couple of months later. The change...