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Triple H Welcomes La Sombra To WWE (Photo), AJ Lee Hits Twitter Milestone, Bella

Posted by Matt Boone November 21, 2015 4 Comments

– As reported earlier this week, WWE signed CMLL star La Sombra. As is the case with most high-profile NXT acquisitions, Triple H took to social media to post a photo of the two together and welcome him to the company. HHH posted the following on Twitter: Some are just born with the business in […]

Jim Ross On Wrestling Gaining Mainstream Popularity, His Autobiography & More

Posted by Matt Boone November 21, 2015 1 Comment

WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross recently spoke with Downtown Magazine NYC about a wide variety of topics. Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On why he feels wrestling is becoming more mainstream despite a Hulk Hogan level star: “The genre of pro wrestling – a.k.a. sports entertainment — is amazingly tenured […]

Spoiler Photos: Former TNA Star Returns At ROH TV Tapings On Friday Night

Posted by Matt Boone November 21, 2015 1 Comment

Former TNA, Ring Of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling star Alex Shelley made his ROH return at the promotion’s television tapings on Friday night in Nashville, Tennessee. Shelley shot an angle during the taping with former Motor City Machine Gun partner Chris Sabin. Aside from an appearance at ROH’s “Final Battle 2014,” Shelley’s only […]

*Spoilers* ROH “Road To Final Battle” TV Taping Results From Nashville

Posted by Matt Boone November 21, 2015 0 Comment

Thanks to Gary Hernandez and for the following Ring Of Honor “Road To Final Battle” television taping results from Friday evening in Nashville, Tennessee. Taping One: * Veda Scott defeated Heidi Lovelace in a dark match * reDRagon defeated Beer City Bruiser and Silas Young * Chris Sabin called out the masked KRD member, […]

Dolph Ziggler Says He’s Leaving Wrestling In 2 Years, Comedy Hosting Return

Posted by Matt Boone November 21, 2015 1 Comment

Dolph Ziggler announced that he will make his return to Kowloon Komedy near Boston, Mass. for two stand-up comedy hosting performances on Saturday, December 12th. Ziggler did a “#AskTheHeel” Q&A with fans on Twitter to promote the Kowloon shows. One fan asked where Ziggler sees himself in three years and Ziggler said, “L.A. Fulltime.” Another […]

Money In The Bank 2016 Location, Vince Comments On Undertaker Week, More

Posted by Matt Boone November 21, 2015 0 Comment

– While the official announcement has yet to be made, WWE is planning to hold the 2016 Money In The Bank pay-per-view at the new Las Vegas Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. WWE is expected to finalize the deal next month. With the Money In The Bank scheduled for June, that would mean WWE will […]

Jim Ross Blog: Reid Flair Controversy, TNA’s New TV Deal, WWE Title Tourney

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 2 Comments

WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross updated his official blog at with thoughts on the Reid Flair controversy from RAW, TNA’s new deal with POP TV, the WWE World Title Tournament wrapping up at Survivor Series this Sunday and more. Below are some of the highlights. On the Reid Flair controversy from RAW: “Lots […]

John Cena Added To First WWE SmackDown Taping For The USA Network

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 1 Comment

WWE has officially added John Cena to the January 5th SmackDown television taping at the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. That will be the first taping for SmackDown on the USA Network. With tickets scheduled to go on sale for the taping on November 23rd, there had been some concern that there were not […]

Ric Flair Predicts WWE Title Tourney Finals, Talks Seth Rollins’ Injury, Cesaro

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 2 Comments

WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair spoke about a number of current topics on the latest edition of his WOOOOO! Nation podcast, such as his prediction for the finals of Sunday’s WWE World Heavyweight Title Tournament at Survivor Series, Seth Rollins’ injury and Cesaro’s ability to be a bigger star. Below are some of the […]

Viewership For This Week’s TNA Impact Wrestling & ROH TV (11/18)

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 0 Comment

Viewership was down for both TNA Impact Wrestling and Ring Of Honor on Destination America this week. TNA Impact Wrestling had a total of 280,000 viewers, down from 374,000 last week. The first airing at 9pm EST drew 202,000 viewers while the 11pm EST replay/West Coast feed after ROH TV did 78,000 viewers, up from […]

AJ Brooks Writing Memoir About Her Life, Due Out In 2017

Posted by Brad Davis November 20, 2015 6 Comments

Former WWE Diva AJ Brooks (AJ Lee) has signed on to pen a memoir about her life titled, “Crazy Is My Superpower.” The book is due out in the Spring of 2017 and will chronicle her journey from extreme poverty to international stardom. So proud to announce my book deal with @penguinrandom / @CrownPublishing . […]

Spoiler: Two Familiar Faces Return During Tonight’s NXT TV Tapings

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 0 Comment

Two familiar faces made their respective NXT returns at the NXT television taping on Saturday night, as Blue Pants (Leva Bates) and former TNA World Heavyweight Champion James Storm both worked matches. A while back, it was reported that Blue Pants had backstage heat on her in WWE and would not be brought back any […]

Spoiler: Two More Former TNA Stars Backstage At NXT Taping This Evening

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 0 Comment

As noted, former TNA and ROH star Austin Aries is backstage at the NXT television tapings at Full Sail University this evening, however he isn’t the only former TNA star at the show. It was rumored earlier this week that James Storm would be making his NXT return after debuting a few weeks ago. As […]

Spoiler: Former TNA Champion Arrives At Full Sail University For NXT Taping

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 0 Comment

Former TNA and ROH star Austin Aries was spotted arriving at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, the site of tonight’s NXT television tapings. Aries, who has been part of both the TNA and ROH rosters during the 2015 calendar year, stopped briefly to sign a couple of autographs on his way into the […]

“Central Intelligence” Poster, NXT Diva Name Change, Celebrities Talk The Undertaker

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 0 Comment

– As “The Undertaker week continues to roll on the WWE Network, WWE posted another video looking back, this time at The Undertaker’s theme song. Check out the above video as Jon Stewart, Sasha Banks, John Wall and other celebrities and WWE Superstars an d Divas talk about “The Desd Man’s” iconic theme song. – […]

WWE Issues Statement On Reid References On RAW: It Was Charlotte’s Idea?

Posted by Matt Boone November 20, 2015 1 Comment

As promised, WWE issued a statement on the controversy surrounding the Reid mentions during the Charlotte and Paige WWE Survivor Series contract signing at Monday’s RAW. According to WWE, the idea to use the Reid mentions as part of the storyline was in fact Charlotte’s idea. It was actually taken out of the show originally, […]

TNA Impact Wrestling To Premiere On POP TV On January 5th

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 18 Comments

As noted earlier today, TNA’s official website had been replaced by a countdown clock. This came just one day after TNA President Dixie Carter flew to Los Angeles, California to speak with some cable television channels. Apparently those talks went well. TNA just announced that they have signed a new cable television deal with POP […]

Steve Austin Interviews Longtime WWE Director, SmackDown Preview, Undertaker’s Debut

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 0 Comment

– Featured above is the latest “This Week In WWE” video with Corey Graves and Kyle Edwards. In honor of “The Undertaker Week” on the WWE Network, Graves and Edwards look back at The Undertaker’s WWE debut at Survivor Series 1990. – WWE taped the following matches on Tuesday night in Knoxville, Tennessee for tonight’s […]

Jonathan Coachman Confirms ESPN Will Cover Real WWE News, Defends WWE From Trolls

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 3 Comments

The editor of Fighting Spirit Magazine out of the U.K. recently contacted former WWE announcer turned ESPN analyst Jonathan Coachman if ESPN would only be covering WWE storylines. Coachman replied with the following tweet: Trust me more is coming. Storylines will be a very small part of what we do. This is only the beginning. […]

Batista Says He Can Finally Make A Living As An Actor, Talks “007: Spectre”

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 0 Comment

Batista recently spoke with to promote the new James Bond “007: Spectre” film in which he plays the role of “Mr. Hinx.” Below are some of the highlights from the interview. On Daniel Craig being intimidating when preparing for a fight scene: “After years of professional wrestling, I don’t need a whole lot of […]

Rumor Killer On Whose Idea It Was To Mention Reid During RAW Contract Signing

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 2 Comments

Despite rumors to the contrary, it was not Charlotte who came up with the idea to mention her deceased brother Reid during her Survivor Series contract signing segment with Paige on RAW this past Monday night. While it was WWE who pitched the idea to reference Reid during the segment to Charlotte, reports that […]

Finn Balor vs. Samoe Joe Contract Signing & Matches Announced For Next Week’s NXT

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 0 Comment

– In the video featured above, Chad Gable and Jason Jordan talk about defeating The Ascension on this week’s edition of NXT. – Announced for next week’s NXT is a contract signing between NXT Champion Finn Balor and Samoa Joe for their match at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: London special, which takes place on Wednesday, […]

WWE Tells Talent Negotiating With Them To Keep Quiet, Randy Orton Injury Note

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 0 Comment

– As noted recently, independent wrestling star Drew Gulak, when asked in a recent interview if he was headed to WWE, replied, “I am not allowed to speak on that issue. If I was allowed to, it would be in great detail. But I can’t really elaborate on my business with WWE, or if there […]

Details On Lana Having Backstage Heat In WWE For Multiple Reasons

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 7 Comments

Backstage news on the reasons Lana is in the doghouse behind-the-scenes in WWE these days.

WWE Looking To Sign Several Top ROH & Lucha Underground Stars

Posted by Matt Boone November 19, 2015 3 Comments

Details on WWE “aggressively going after” top stars from ROH and Lucha Underground.

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