Category - WWE

WWE announces the signing of Fergal Devitt

Prince Devitt

After it was initially reported in May, WWE today officially announced that they have signed 32 year old Fergal Devitt who wrestles under the name of Prince Devitt. With his working visa sorted, Devitt has moved to Orlando, Florida, where he will be assigned to the Performance Center and NXT for the time being before moving up to the main...

WWE signs new TV deal with OSN in Middle East and North Africa

WWE

WWE has signed a new television deal with OSN which has broadcast rights in the Middle East and North Africa. The new deal, that goes through 2019, will see Monday Night RAW airing live as well as SmackDown, NXT and Main Event. WWE pay-per-views will have a new home on OSN Sports 2 HD. In addition, all OSN subscribers can also watch all the WWE...

Class action lawsuit filed against WWE over TV deal fiasco

WWE HQ

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announced yesterday that it has filed a federal securities class action lawsuit on July 25, 2014, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired WWE stocks between October 31, 2013 and May 16, 2014. The lawsuit is against the...

Daniel Bryan takes down burglar at attempted robbery at his home

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella had a scary night on Thursday after they spotted two men coming out of their house with their stuff as they were coming back home. The former WWE World Heavyweight champion ran after them and managed to apprehend one of them, putting him in a rear naked choke for 5 minutes until cops arrived according to TMZ.COM. All...

Sting in first interview with WWE.COM

Sting

In his first interview with WWE.COM, Sting said that his relationship with WWE and Vince McMahon is good and it has always been good and doesn’t know where all the rumors of him not seeing eye to eye with WWE came from. The former WCW champ said that it’s now or never with his age and it’s about time that something happens. He has a new...

Sting makes surprise appearance at WWE’s Comic Con panel

Sting

Sting just showed up at the San Diego Comic Con as a surprise with trench coat and make up to promote the new line of WWE action figures. The former WCW champion joined Daniel Bryan, Hulk Hogan and Paul Heyman at the WWE panel with Mattel and received a standing ovation from everyone. Mattel and WWE unveiled their latest toys which include new...

John Cena filming another movie titled The Nest

John Cena

Apart from currently filming scenes for the Judd Apatow movie Trainwreck, WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena is also filming the movie The Nest from Universal Pictures. The Nest is a Tina Fey-Amy Poehler comedy about two sisters who throw one last party in their parents’ soon-to-be-sold house. Cena is apparently playing a villain in this...

WWE hypes #WWETransformed with cryptic tweets and images

WWE

WWE is positing cryptic images on Twitter hyping up the hash tag #WWETransformed. “Something is coming… Can you guess what?” the first tweet read, followed by another tweet today that read, “He walks in darkness…” Both images posted, located at pic.twitter.com/wuBTEO6ocp and pic.twitter.com/U1ciXxJeu6 are comic-like drawings and even...

RAW rating for 07/21/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW reached a 12-week high this week, getting a total of 4,433,000 viewers, up from last week’s 4,153,000. That is the best number since the April 28 edition. Hour one pulled 4,254,000 followed by 4,523,000 in the second hour and then 4,521,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

JR’s WWE commitments officially end today

Jim Ross

Today is the last day that WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross can legally say he works for WWE, and while JR has been doing his own thing since announcing his retirement back in September of last year, his deal with WWE officially comes to an end today. “It’s a day filled w/ mixed emotions. WWE tenure ends officially @ midnight. Great run. Best 21...

SummerSlam 2014 main event official

SummerSlam

Just like the poster which was accidentally released early online suggested, the main event for this year’s SummerSlam was made official last night on RAW with John Cena defending the WWE World Heavyweight title against the returning Brock Lesnar. Lesnar made his first WWE television appearance in over three months on the show and didn’t even...

WWE line up for this week’s San Diego Comic Con

Daniel Bryan

WWE will have a presence at this year’s world’s largest comic con – the San Diego Comic Con – which starts on Thursday, July 24. On Thursday, WWE’s involvement will start at 10AM at the Mattel booth (#3029) with WWE Slam City Takeover where there will be photo ops, displays and interactive moments featuring the Slam City...

Nikki Bella suffers wardrobe malfunction on RAW

Nikki Bella

It was bound to happen sooner or later. Brie Bella had a nip slip on RAW last year but not to be outdone by her twin sister, Nikki had a nip slip on RAW last night for all the opposite reasons her sister had one last year! When you combine a very tight outfit and pack a large rack inside, well, accidents do happen. And that’s what happened to...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 07/21/2014

RAW

Last night was Battleground, so did the WWE landscape change again, or is John Cena still the WWE World Heavyweight Champion? Who else was able to have gold last night? Did The Usos manage to escape with their Tag-Team Titles against Luke Harper and Erick Rowan? Was Paige able to regain the Divas Championship? Who is the new Intercontinental...

WWE issues statement over the Lana and Rusev promo

WWE

Following the negative publicity that the company has received from International media outlets regarding the Lana and Rusev segment and the wording used in the promo at the Battleground pay-per-view, WWE issued a statement today defending its angle. “Last night’s segment during WWE’s Battleground event was in no way referring to the...

Brock Lesnar scheduled for RAW tonight in Miami

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

During the Battleground pay-per-view, Paul Heyman tweeted a photo of himself sitting in an airplane with the words, “In case you’re wondering … Heading to pick up #PlanC … Just in case.” Plan C is something that Heyman proposed to the Authority in case John Cena walked out of the Battleground pay-per-view still as the WWE...

John Cena to miss TV dates due to movie commitments

John Cena

WWE World Heavyweight champion John Cena will be missing several television dates as he is pulling double duty filming the upcoming movie Trainwreck, directed and produced by Judd Apatow. Cena was announced as joining the cast of the movie back in March of this year and will not have the biggest role in this comedy film. Amy Schumer is the star of...

WWE announces SummerSlam Panels to replace Axxess

SummerSlam

WWE will not be doing Axxess this year at SummerSlam in Los Angeles however WWE has now announced somewhat of a replacement – SummerSlam Panels. Held between August 15 and 17 at the Club Nokia at LA LIVE, SummerSlam Panels will feature four panels, each consisting of uncensored and unfiltered conversation between a WWE moderator and the...