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TNA One Night Only: Gutcheck Lineup, Winner Receives Live Impact Appearance

Posted by Matt Boone September 19, 2015 1 Comment

The latest TNA pay-per-view is the “One Night Only: Gutcheck” event, which features singles matches leading to an Elimination Chamber main event. If the outsiders won their bout, they advance to the main event. The winner receives a special appearance on a live episode of Impact Wrestling. The event was recently added to YouTube this […]

Jim Ross Talks About Seth Rollins’ Push, Tonight’s ROH PPV & More

Posted by Matt Boone September 18, 2015 1 Comment

The following are highlights of the latest blog by WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross: On tonight’s ROH PPV: “Good luck to ROH on their PPV tonight in San Antonio that is a traditional PPV also available on iPPV. This group has a stout lineup booked and will not be out performed anyone bell to […]

Ronda Rousey Explains Why Next UFC Title Defense Will Feel Like WrestleMania

Posted by Matt Boone September 18, 2015 0 Comment

via — Ronda Rousey talks about her upcoming UFC title defense against undefeated women’s boxing legend Holly Holm.

TNA & ROH Ratings Drop This Week

Posted by Matt Boone September 18, 2015 2 Comments

This week’s edition of Ring Of Honor on Destination America drew 89,000 viewers, down a considerable amount from last week’s show, which drew 138,000 viewers. Also this week, Impact Wrestling on Destination America drew 258,000 viewers for their 9pm EST. airing. That was down from last week’s show, which drew 353,000 viewers. The midnight replay […]

TNA Knockouts Title Match Set For Bound For Glory PPV

Posted by Matt Boone September 18, 2015 0 Comment

TNA has announced the first official match for this year’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view. In Knockouts action, Awesome Kong and Gail Kim will go one-on-one for the Knockouts Championship at the October 4th pay-per-view event in North Carolina. TNA’s Dave Lagana and Gail Kim tweeted: Just announced for #BoundForGlory in Charlotte on October 4. Gail […]

Paige On RAW Angle With Her Wearing A Towel, Bella/AJ Lee Beef

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 4 Comments

Paige recently took part in a Q&A at the Wizard World Comic Con in San Jose, California and among other things, Paige spoke about whether she thought Nikki Bella breaking AJ Lee’s record was a personal shot at CM Punk. Below are some of the highlights: On the Nikki Bella record-breaking reign being a shot […]

Jim Ross Q&A: Sting’s WWE Status, NOC PPV Thoughts, Reigns, More

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

The following are highlights of a recent Q&A update by WWE Hall Of Famer Jim Ross: On wanting Rollins to face Cena in the Night Of Champions opener: “If Cena were to win the US Title back in the first match of the night it puts Rollins at a distinct mental disadvantage and gives Sting […]

Lilian Garcia Performing This Week, Paige’s Engagement Doesn’t Draw, More

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 2 Comments

– WWE Total Divas this week, which featured Paige’s engagement, drew only 804,000 viewers, down quite a bit from the 1.143 million viewers who tuned in last week. – Below is the lineup for tonight’s SmackDown: * Paige and Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks and Naomi * Kofi Kingston vs. D-Von Dudley * Big Show […]

Video: Ronda Rousey’s Awkward Sexual Innuendo At UFC 193 Press Conference

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

via — Check out video of Rousey’s awkward sexual innuendo at UFC 193 presser.

WWE Hall Of Fame 2016 News, Scott Hall On Steve Austin’s Podcast

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

– The Facebook page for Puerto Rico’s World Wrestling Council is pushing for Miguel Perez to be inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame in 2016. Perez passed away in 2005, but worked for WWE in the late 1950s and 1960s. – Scott Hall is the guest on the latest edition of the “Steve Austin […]

More On WWE Tough Enough Signings, Jericho/Dana Warrior, ECW

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

– Multiple sources have now confirmed that WWE has signed Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe and Amanda Saccomanno to deals. ZZ is working out at the Performance Center, while Amanda is filming for the Total Divas reality show. – WWE Network has added episodes of ECW TV from 1996. Those are now available for On Demand viewing. […]

WWE’s Adult Cartoon Changed, Legends Daughter Training, More

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 1 Comment

– Regarding the status of WWE’s adult cartoon — Camp WWE — the episodes that were shot had to be redone because Hulk Hogan had to be removed from the shows. – WWE Hall Of Famer Paul Ellering’s daughter, Rachel Ellering, is currently training at the Lance Storm Wrestling Academy. Below is a recent photo: […]

Update On Dusty Rhodes Tag Tourney, NXT Takeover: Respect, More

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

On this week’s edition of NXT TV it was revealed that the final four teams in the Dusty Rhodes Tag-Team Classic will advance to NXT Takeover: Respect on October 7th to compete in the semi-finals and finals in the same evening. The Vaudevillians will take on The Mechanics at this week’s NXT live event in […]

Dixie Carter Talks TNA On Destination America, Competition & More

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

The following are highlights of a new SI Extra Mustard interview with TNA President Dixie Carter: On TNA’s status with Destination America: “The biggest challenge for us is building a brand in the U.S. That’s where we need to grow. We’re contracted to Destination America through the end of the year, and we are in […]

Rusev & Lana To Get Back Together In WWE Storylines?, Asuka Video, WWE Charity

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 5 Comments

– WWE has raised $213,000 recently for the New York Police and Fire Widow’s Children’s Benefit Fund from its’ online auction. – There is currently serious talk within WWE of getting Rusev and Lana back together on-air, with the feeling being that both characters are weaker apart from the other. Wherever the decision goes for […]

Tanner From Tough Enough Balancing MMA/Wrestling, WWE’s European Tour

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

– For WWE’s European tour in November, one tour, which includes shows in Leipzig, Germany on 11/13 and in Stuttgart, Germany on 11/14, is advertising John Cena vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro as the top two bouts. – Tanner Saraceno of WWE Tough Enough fought at […]

Backstage Update On Recent NXT Talent Meeting Regarding Pay Offs

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

There was an NXT talent meeting held on September 3rd having to do with what we reported previously about talent not getting paid on the house for the successful NXT live events, including a $200,000 plus gate in San Jose, California. The question was whether or not the talent would get paid for the huge […]

The Rock Hires Former Lead WWE Writer Brian Gewirtz

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 0 Comment

Former WWE writer Brian Gewirtz was named Senior Vice President of Development for Seven Bucks Productions, the production company owned by Dwayne Johnson and his ex-wife Dany Garcia, who recently appeared on an episode of Total Divas as the new business manager of Eva Marie. When Gewirtz left WWE back in July, it was reported […]

WWE Bans Talent From Talking To Hulk Hogan, Flair/Bischoff News

Posted by Matt Boone September 17, 2015 2 Comments

– WWE talent, including those who are from previous eras and are no longer wrestling but are still affiliated with company through Legends deals or other ways, were told to not have any contact with Hulk Hogan. There are those who have talked about the situation as a double standard, as WWE has immortalized Ultimate […]

Night Of Champions PPV Closer, Michael Cole Sheds Pounds, Kofi Kingston

Posted by Matt Boone September 16, 2015 0 Comment

– While WWE had been alluding to John Cena vs. Seth Rollins being the final match at this Sunday’s WWE Night Of Champions pay-per-view, this week they have been indicating that Sting vs. Rollins will close the show. – Michael Cole noted recently that he lost an impressive 65 pounds in the past 11 months. […]

Rock Band Set For NXT Takeover, Dudleyz Note, Emma/YouTube, More

Posted by Matt Boone September 16, 2015 0 Comment

– The Dudley Boyz defeated the team of Brad Maddox and Heath Slater in a dark match taped prior to Main Event and SmackDown on Tuesday evening. – The U.K. band “Bring Me The Horizon” will be at NXT Takeover: Respect on 10/7. The following is a photo of the band with Corey Graves: My […]

(Spoilers) WWE Main Event Taping Results For This Week

Posted by Matt Boone September 16, 2015 0 Comment

The following was taped on Tuesday night for this week’s edition of WWE Main Event: Dark Match – The Dudley Boyz def. Heath Slater & Brad Maddox in quick tag-team action. WWE Main Event – Rusev def. Jack Swagger in a lengthy opening match which Rusev ended up winning via The Accolade to kick off […]

Update On Lesnar vs. Big Show At 10/3 Special, Batista Poses With James Bond Cars

Posted by Matt Boone September 16, 2015 0 Comment

– WWE posted a teaser for the Brock Lesnar vs. Big Show match scheduled for the 10/3 WWE Network special at Madison Square Garden. The teaser reads: “On Saturday night, Oct. 3, the award-winning WWE Network thunders into New York City, presenting an earth-shattering special event: WWE: LIVE from Madison Square Garden! For the first […]

Video: Roman Reigns Stops Security From Bullying Fans At Autograph Signing

Posted by Matt Boone September 16, 2015 5 Comments

Featured below is a video from a WWE SummerSlam signing in New York City where it appears that a handler at the event tries to rush a group of fans through before they get their autographs and photo-opportunity with Roman Reigns. It was at this point that Reigns spoke up and stood up for the […]

Triple H Announces Name & Date Of Next NXT Takeover Special

Posted by Matt Boone September 15, 2015 0 Comment

Triple H announced on Tuesday that the next NXT special will take place from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida on October 7th and will be called “NXT Takeover: Respect.” Announced as the main event for the 10/7 special, which will air live on the WWE Network, will be the 30-minute Ironwoman Match featuring […]

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