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Bubba & Devon Dudley Say WWE Needs To Have The Rock At WrestleMania 32

Posted by Eric Lynch November 25, 2015 2 Comments

The Dudley Boyz were recently interviewed by Talk Sport’s Gorilla Nation podcast and explained why they feel WWE must have The Rock at WrestleMania 32. Bubba says in order to get the 100,000+ tickets sold that Jim Ross and others have predicted, they need some serious star power. Here’s what he had to say: “If […]

NXT Preview For Tonight, Main Event Spoilers For This Week, WWE Love Affairs

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

– Featured above is the latest edition of WWE’s “Five Things” YouTube show, which takes a look at five love affairs fans may have forgotten about. – The following is scheduled for tonight’s edition of NXT on the WWE Network: * Guest general manager due to William Regal recovering from surgery * Finn Bálor and […]

Video: Rey Mysterio Talks About CM Punk’s Decision To Leave WWE In Favor Of UFC

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

via — Rey Mysterio speaks candidly about CM Punk’s decision to leave WWE to sign with UFC, and reveals how he plans to support “The Best in the World.”

Jim Ross Talks To Steve Austin About Today’s WWE Announcing, Working With Jerry Lawler

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

WWE Hall Of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin interviewed Jim Ross for a recent Steve Austin Show podcast. During the interview, JR acknowledged that his announcing style would not fit well with the way today’s WWE broadcasts are run. Regarding today’s WWE shows, JR admitted that the current WWE announcers have a difficult, unenviable position. […]

WWE Reveals Pay-Per-View Sales For Hell In A Cell 2015

Posted by Eric Lynch November 25, 2015 0 Comment

WWE has released some pay-per-view sales numbers for their Hell In A Cell PPV in October. According to WWE, the event headlined by The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar did 87,000 PPV buys. 74% of the sales were international, and 26% were domestic. This number of course does not include viewers who watched the event on […]

Sheamus On ESPN: ISIS/Survivor Series Threats, Being Irish WWE Champion, More

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus appeared on ESPN SportsCenter with Jonathan Coachman on Tuesday evening. Coach asked Sheamus about the rumors of an ISIS attack at the Survivor Series pay-per-view on Sunday. Sheamus claimed WWE took the threat very seriously and worked with all of the agencies throughout the weekend to ensure everyone’s safety at […]

Update On Sami Zayn’s Return, Notes On NXT U.K. Tour In December

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

Former NXT Champion Sami Zayn is being advertised for the NXT tour of the U.K. coming up in December, including all of the regular live events and the NXT TakeOver: London special on December 16th. It’s possible that Zayn is just appearing at the shows in a non-physical capacity, as we haven’t heard that he […]

Spoilers: New Title Match Set For WWE TLC PPV, Other Potential Matches

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

At the WWE SmackDown television taping in Indianapolis on Tuesday night, a new title match was made official for the WWE TLC pay-per-view in Boston. Recent WWE World Title Tournament finalist Dean Ambrose managed to defeated Tyler Breeze and Dolph Ziggler in a triple-threat match to become the new number one contender to the WWE […]

Former NXT Writer Rants About Current WWE Product On Twitter

Posted by Eric Lynch November 25, 2015 0 Comment

Former NXT creative team member Rob Naylor recently vented on Twitter about his frustrations with the current WWE product. One of Naylor’s main complaints was that WWE shows use the “same template” every week, and that the company needs to change their method of pushing new blood on TV. Naylor, who was hired by WWE […]

*Spoilers* WWE SmackDown Taping Results For This Week

Posted by Matt Boone November 25, 2015 0 Comment

WWE taped the following for this week’s SmackDown on Tuesday night in Indianapolis, Indiana. – Roman Reigns kicks off this week’s show with a promo. There is a table, ladder and chair in the ring. Sheamus interrupts. Reigns tells him to come down to the ring. Sheamus laughs and calls Reigns a walking, talking Adele […]

Jim Cornette Says He Would’ve Fired HHH & “Mental Case” HBK For MSG Curtain Call

Posted by Eric Lynch November 24, 2015 3 Comments

The Madison Square Garden “curtain call” incident happened at a WWE (then WWF) live event on May 19, 1996 when Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash all broke character in the middle of the ring and hugged. Jim Cornette says if he was in charge of the company, Triple H would have […]

WWE RAW Viewership Drops Again (11/23)

Posted by Brad Davis November 24, 2015 1 Comment

Monday’s 11/23 edition of WWE RAW averaged 2.964 million viewers, down 10% from last week. This is the first time RAW has dipped below 3 million viewers since the show expanded to 3 hours back in July 2012. Here’s the hourly breakdown: Hour 1: 3,190,000 Hour 2: 2,990,000 Hour 3: 2,712,000 The show featured fallout from Sunday’s Survivor Series pay-per-view, including Sheamus cashing in Money […]

Mick Foley Says He’s Almost A Former WWE Fan, Claims They Treat NXT Stars Like “Jokes”

Posted by Eric Lynch November 24, 2015 2 Comments

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley says he’s close to being a former WWE fan. Foley wrote a blog on his Facebook page about his dissatisfaction with WWE’s creative decisions for wrestlers like Dolph Ziggler and Kevin Owens. “I am one of those people on the verge of becoming a former WWE fan,” Foley wrote. […]

Undertaker’s Greatest Moments Reenacted By Cats, Nicole Bass Asks For Help

Posted by Matt Boone November 24, 2015 0 Comment

– Bill Apter recently posted the above interview with the former WWE tag-team The Powers Of Pain, which consists of The Warlord and The Barbarian. – Former WWE star Nicole Bass has launched a GoFundMe page, as she claims she is about to be evicted from her home and doesn’t want to be homeless. – […]

Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe Suffers Injury During Accident At WWE Performance Center

Posted by Matt Boone November 24, 2015 0 Comment

Former WWE Tough Enough competitor Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe was recently injured at a training session at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando and is expected to be out of action for up to six weeks. The incident that led to the injury was described as a case of miscommunication, but ultimately most of the blame […]

Jonathan Coachman Speaks On If WWE Is Paying ESPN & If He’ll Ever Return

Posted by Eric Lynch November 24, 2015 0 Comment

Former WWE announcer and current ESPN anchor Jonathan Coachman recently fielded some questions about his former employer on Twitter. When a fan asked if he would ever leave ESPN for WWE, he made it clear he’s not interested. It's called loyalty. And for all of you asking if I am ever going back—ESPN is my […]

Solomon Crowe Released By WWE

Posted by Brad Davis November 24, 2015 2 Comments

Solomon Crowe is no longer with NXT. The former Sami Callihan requested and received his release from WWE on Monday, according to His Superstar bio has already been removed from Crowe, who is only 28, had a strong career on the independent circuit prior to signing with WWE back in 2013. Unfortunately, that never translated to […]

Lana Has “Nuclear Heat,” Seth Rollins Comments On Starting Rehab

Posted by Matt Boone November 24, 2015 1 Comment

– As noted, Lana has backstage heat with WWE officials as of late. On the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio it was said that she actually has “nuclear heat” right now. The general belief is that the heat comes from her leaking the news of her real-life engagement with Rusev, as well as her […]

WWE Network Announces Marathon Of Original Programming For Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted by Matt Boone November 24, 2015 0 Comment

The WWE Network sent out a notice on Tuesday announcing that they will be featuring a marathon of original programming for Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving Weekend Marathon on WWE Network All weekend long, WWE Network serves up marathons of our best original programming. THUR, NOV. 26 Swerved: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 1:00-3:00 p.m., 4:00 – […]

Mick Foley Criticizes WWE Over RAW Match, Team BAD Denies Cheating On RAW (Video)

Posted by Matt Boone November 24, 2015 6 Comments

– Sasha Banks and her Team BAD buddies Naomi and Tamina are featured in this week’s RAW Fallout video, which you can check out above. Banks tells Eden she did not tap out and insists Naomi and Tamina did not cheat to help her out. The segment ends with Eden running away from Tamina. – […]

Sheamus On SportsCenter Tonight, Dolph Ziggler Strongly Praises The New Day

Posted by Brad Davis November 24, 2015 2 Comments

– After Monday’s RAW from Nashville went off the air, Roman Reigns cut a promo thanking the crowd for coming out and for supporting him. There was no dark match main event. – Sheamus is scheduled for the weekly SportsCenter interview on Tuesday night. Sheamus’s interview with The Coach is scheduled for the 9:00 p.m. […]

Video Footage Of Police Officers Shooting Fan At WWE Performance Center In August

Posted by Eric Lynch November 24, 2015 0 Comment

WKMG-TV in Orlando has obtained footage from the Performance Center shooting back in August. The video aired on their local newscast on Monday, and showed the moments leading up to a deputy shooting a crazed fan outside the building. The trespasser is 29 year old Armando Montalvo, who had been showing up to the Performance […]

Non-Title Match Announced For SmackDown, WWE Superstars Taping Results (Spoilers)

Posted by Matt Boone November 24, 2015 2 Comments

– On Monday’s post-Survivor Series edition of WWE RAW in Nashville, Tennessee, a match between the current and former Zeb Colter guys was announced as WWE United States Champion Alberto Del Rio will go one-on-one with Jack Swagger in a non-title match. Featuring a Thanksgiving theme this week, WWE SmackDown will be taped on Tuesday […]

Road Dogg Says Fans Who’ve Given Up On WWE Will Return, Addresses Survivor Series Critics

Posted by Eric Lynch November 24, 2015 1 Comment

WWE producer Brian “Road Dogg” James recently responded to fans on Twitter who were criticizing Sunday’s Survivor Series PPV. He also addressed the decreasing WWE TV ratings, saying fans who’ve given up on the product will return some day. Here’s what he had to say: @WWEReimagined @ScottJamesWard @THEVinceRusso @JeffLane22 @WWE you don't have to take […]

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