October 3, 2019

Backstage NXT On USA News & Notes (10/2): Vince Not At Show, Ciampa, Dunne, More

Backstage NXT On USA News & Notes (10/2): Vince Not At Show, Ciampa, Dunne, More

Following the first full two-hour live episode of NXT On USA on Wednesday night, which competed head-to-head directly against the debut episode of AEW Dynamite on TNT, there are some news and notes stemming from behind-the-scenes. WWE CEO Vince McMahon was not backstage at last night's NXT TV show at…
AEW Dynamite & NXT On USA Viewership For First Wednesday Night Wars (Numbers Are In !)

AEW Dynamite & NXT On USA Viewership For First Wednesday Night Wars (Numbers Are In !)

As noted, David beat Goliath in the first Wednesday Night Wars showdown, as All Elite Wrestling's "AEW Dynamite" show on TNT defeated WWE's "NXT On USA" show in the first head-to-head ratings battle. In an update, @TheWrap has released the following numbers for each show: * AEW Dynamite: 1.4 million…
WWE Re-Names The Cruiserweight Championship, Backstage Update On Plans For Division

WWE Re-Names The Cruiserweight Championship, Backstage Update On Plans For Division

It looks like the WWE Cruiserweight Championship will from this point on be referred to as the NXT Cruiserweight Championship. WWE's Cruiserweight title, which was generally featured on 205 Live, has been renamed the "NXT Cruiserweight Championship" as per the company. This would be in alignment with recent comments from…
Finn Balor Talks NXT Return, Teases Reforming The Club To Battle The Undisputed ERA

Finn Balor Talks NXT Return, Teases Reforming The Club To Battle The Undisputed ERA

Finn Balor recently spoke about his return to NXT following his face-to-face confrontation with NXT World Champion Adam Cole of The Undisputed ERA, noting that he may need a group to face a group, which wrestling fans are taking as a tease about a potential return of The Club. WWE…
AEW Beats NXT In Ratings In First Wednesday Night Wars Showdown, WWE Congratulates AEW (UPDATED x5)

AEW Beats NXT In Ratings In First Wednesday Night Wars Showdown, WWE Congratulates AEW (UPDATED x5)

Holy smokes, it happened! David beat Goliath via first round knockout, as All Elite Wrestling (AEW) has defeated World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in the first "Wednesday Night Wars" showdown, as AEW Dynamite out-draws NXT On USA in head-to-head, live two-hour battle on Wednesday night. While exact figures are yet to…
Bray Wyatt Gives Local Weather On FOX News 40 Sacramento, Talks Hell In A Cell (Video)

Bray Wyatt Gives Local Weather On FOX News 40 Sacramento, Talks Hell In A Cell (Video)

While "The Fiend" wasn't around, the Firefly Funhouse version of Bray Wyatt was present at the FOX News 40 Sacramento television studio on Thursday to promote WWE Hell In A Cell pay-per-view, as well as to help assist the crew in giving a local weather update. Wyatt was on the…
Special WWE Shows Surrounding Debut Of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN On FOX Announced

Special WWE Shows Surrounding Debut Of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN On FOX Announced

With just over 24 hours remaining before the inaugural episode of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN on FOX, WWE and FOX Sports have released an announcement regarding some special programming surrounding Friday's debut show. Renee Young and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T will be the hosts of the Friday Night SmackDown…
Chris Jericho & Jake Hager Featured In Post-AEW Dynamite Backstage Segment (Video)

Chris Jericho & Jake Hager Featured In Post-AEW Dynamite Backstage Segment (Video)

The first-ever episode of AEW Dynamite at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, October 2nd drew an officially reported attendance of 14,129 fans. Following the conclusion of the inaugural broadcast of AEW Dynamite, the action would continue with a post-show segment filmed immediately after the shocking end…
Tony Khan Reveals Former WWE Star Has Been Secretly Signed With AEW For A While (Video)

Tony Khan Reveals Former WWE Star Has Been Secretly Signed With AEW For A While (Video)

Well, if we learned one thing from the inaugural edition of AEW Dynamite on Wednesday night, it's that All Elite Wrestling can keep a secret! In his post-show media scrum yesterday after the debut of AEW Dynamite, All Elite Wrestling (AEW) owner Tony Khan spoke about the signing of Jake…
Adam Cole On NXT/USA TV Deal: "I've Never Wanted To Stay With NXT More In My Life" (Video)

Adam Cole On NXT/USA TV Deal: "I've Never Wanted To Stay With NXT More In My Life" (Video)

Ahead of his title defense against Matt Riddle on the inaugural full two-hour edition of NXT On USA this week, NXT World Champion Adam Cole spoke with Brian Fritz of Between The Ropes regarding his all-time high excitement level about being part of the black-and-gold brand in WWE. "Specifically with…
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Warn Bros. Discovery Tried to Get Cody Rhodes to Stay With AEW

October 3, 2022

– Cody Rhodes joined WWE shortly before WrestleMania and a fightfulselect.com report has more details on his exit from AEW, specifically the attempts that were made to retain him. Warner Bros Discover sources note that “several efforts” were made within their company to keep Cody in AEW as they had...

Raquel Rodriguez Reveals WarGames Is Her Favorite Type Of Match

October 3, 2022

WWE SmackDown Star Raquel Rodriguez recently made an appearance on the Under The Ring podcast to talk about a variety of topics such as how WarGames is her favorite type of match and that she hopes to be a part of this year’s Women’s WarGames Match at WWE Survivor Series....

WWE Sunday Stunner Results (10/02): Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

October 3, 2022

WWE recently had their Sunday Stunner Event, which took place inside the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The show saw Drew McIntyre and Sheamus face Imperium (Giovanni Vinci and Ludwig Kaiser) in a Tag Team Match in the main event. Below are the results from the show, courtesy of...

Chris Jericho Talks His WK12 Match Doing Big Business For NJPW And How That Convinced Tony Khan To Launch AEW

October 3, 2022

Professional wrestling legend and top AEW Star Chris Jericho recently appeared on an episode of AEW’s Unrestricted podcast, where he spoke about topics such as how his match against Kenny Omega at NJPW’s WrestleKingdom 12 did big business for the promotion’s streaming service NJPW World as well as ticket sales...

Jim Cornette Talks Vince Russo/All In Event

Jim Cornette Gives His Thoughts On WWE Booking A Women’s WarGames Match

October 3, 2022

Pro wrestling legend Jim Cornette recently took to an episode of his Jim Cornette Experience podcast, where he spoke about a variety of topics such as his thoughts on WWE booking a Women’s WarGames Match at WWE Survivor Series as well as how it’s ridiculous and silly because a WarGames...

Jim Ross

Jim Ross Says Vince McMahon Is The Best Heel WWE Had In The Attitude Era

October 3, 2022

AEW announcer and Senior Advisor “Good Ole’ J.R.” Jim Ross recently took to his “Grilling Jr” podcast to discuss a number of topics such as how the first Stunner WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin did on former WWE Chairman Vince McMahon was as significant as any angle...

Booker T

Booker T On What Sasha Banks And Naomi Should Have Done Before Walking Out

October 3, 2022

Two-time WWE Hall of Famer Booker T recently took to his “Hall Of Fame” podcast, where he spoke about a variety of topics such as what Sasha Banks and Naomi should have done before walking out of the WWE this past May due to creative differences. Booker T said: “I...

News On Ticket Sales For AEW’s Full Gear PPV Event

October 2, 2022

F4WOnline.com reports that AEW’s upcoming Full Gear PPV, which takes place from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, has sold 9,779 tickets as of today, with a maximum seating capacity of 12,000. The report also states that these numbers are odd as most AEW PPV Events tend to sell-out...

WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event Results (10/01): Bismarck, North Dakota

October 2, 2022

WWE recently had their Saturday Night’s Main Event, which took place inside the Bismarck Event Center in Bismarck, North Dakota. The show featured the reigning WWE United States Champion “The All Mighty” Bobby Lashley, Dolph Ziggler and Kevin Owens taking on Austin Theory, Seth Rollins and The Miz in the...

WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event Results (10/01): Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

October 2, 2022

WWE recently had their Saturday Night’s Main Event, which took place from inside the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The show saw Drew McIntyre and Sheamus take on Imperium (Giovanni Vinci and Ludwig Kaiser) in the main event. Below are the results from the show, courtesy of WrestlingBodyslam.com: –...

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