Tag - Wade Barrett

Released WWE Superstars comment on their departure

Some of the released WWE Superstars addressed their situation on Twitter after WWE.COM announced the several departures. “Worry not my friends for the next chapter shall be even greater! It was a dream come true, thank you #WWE,” wrote Santino Marella. Wade Barrett chose a longer option for his goodbye message and said that after nearly 9...

Wade Barrett is the 7th Superstar released on WWE’s Black Friday

Wade Barrett is the seventh WWE Superstar released today, a release which was not a surprise and was expected after Barrett handed in his notice several weeks ago. The 35 year old British Superstar started with WWE in 2006 under the Ohio Valley Wrestling umbrella and then Florida Championship Wrestling. In 2010 he was part of the first season of...

Wade Barrett addresses rumors of upcoming WWE departure

There have been lots of rumors over the past two days about the future of Wade Barrett, who according to Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com, is not renewing his WWE deal once it expires in June. Addressing the situation, Barrett said that he unexpectedly received a lot of very nice messages and thanked everyone who took time to write the kind...

Wade Barrett out with neck injury

Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet and formerly of TMZ Sports is reporting that Wade Barrett is out due to a nerve injury in his neck however the injury isn’t deemed to be that serious and will be back soon. Barrett was absent from the TLC pay-per-view and from Monday Night Raw but his absence was not explained on television. Satin says that...

King Barrett returns to Raw after filming WWE Studios movie

Wade Barrett made his return to Monday Night Raw last night after being out of action since after SummerSlam. Barrett returned home to England after the pay-per-view to film a WWE Studios-Richwater Films action-thriller film titled Eliminators. The movie follows a former U.S. federal agent who must abandon the witness protection program and come...

Bad News Barrett crowned the new King of the Ring

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...

Bad News Barrett gets his U.S. green card

There will be no more immigration problems for Bad News Barrett as the former Intercontinental champion revealed on his Twitter that he finally got a U.S. green card which gives him a permanent resident status of an immigrant in the United States. “Hey @BarackObama, thanks for the Green Card. You’re the man!” the Brit wrote, adding the...

Bad News Barrett stripped of the Intercontinental title

WWE has stripped Bad News Barrett of his Intercontinental title, the second title to be stripped in two months following Daniel Bryan’s short reign as WWE World Heavyweight champion. Barrett suffered a shoulder injury during Smackdown tapings last week and was pulled out of his Money In The Bank ladder match for the briefcase on Sunday. Barrett...

Bad News Barrett suffers shoulder injury at Smackdown tapings

Bad News Barrett might have just gotten some bad news himself as the current Intercontinental champion suffered an injury to his right shoulder during the Smackdown tapings yesterday. The injury occurred when Jack Swagger threw Barrett into the barricade and according to WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann, Barrett told him that he felt a pop and...

Three returns at WWE show in Queretaro, Mexico

WWE kicked off their Mexico tour yesterday with a show in Queretaro which saw three surprise returns to the company. Wade Barrett – who has been absent for over a month – returned to defeat Zack Ryder for the first surprise. Following two months out after dislocating his finger on RAW, Sin Cara also returned but was defeated by Alberto...

Intercontinental title match added to WrestleMania 29 card

Another match has been added to the WrestleMania 29 card, a title match featuring Wade Barrett defending the Intercontinental title against The Miz. The match was made official on WWE.COM today. This is the ninth match on the WrestleMania card, joining the recently announced Chris Jericho vs Fandango and Team Hell No vs Dolph Ziggler and Big E...

Intercontinental Cup starts on Main Event tomorrow

The number one contender for the Intercontinental title will be decided during a three-week Intercontinental Cup, with 8 WWE Superstars in the tournament. The participants are Antonio Cesaro, Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Damien Sandow, Darren Young, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton, and The Miz. The Intercontinental Cup begins tomorrow night on WWE Main...

Wade Barrett returns on Smackdown

Former Nexus leader Wade Barrett returned to WWE television during yesterday’s edition of Smackdown, defeating Yoshi Tatsu in his first match back since the end of February. Barrett was initially diagnosed to be out only for eight weeks after suffering a partial dislocation of his left elbow. His injury occurred during a RAW battle royal...