September 10, 2020

WWE To Crown First-Ever NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion In 8-Man Tournament

WWE To Crown First-Ever NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion In 8-Man Tournament

2020 will mark the year the first-ever NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion was crowned. WWE announced on Thursday the eight competitors and the rules for the first annual NXT UK Heritage Cup tournament. WWE.com released the following announcement and video from NXT General Manager William Regal running down all of…
Sami Zayn Reacts To SmackDown Announcement: "This Is A Public Slap In The Face"

Sami Zayn Reacts To SmackDown Announcement: "This Is A Public Slap In The Face"

To say Sami Zayn had an unfavorable reaction to the news of WWE announcing an Intercontinental Championship match between Jeff Hardy and AJ Styles on this week's edition of Friday Night SmackDown would be an understatement. As noted, WWE announced on Thursday that Hardy vs. Styles will take place on…
Bayley's Explanation For Sasha Banks Attack, Bray Wyatt's Newest Creation Being Unveiled On SmackDown

Bayley's Explanation For Sasha Banks Attack, Bray Wyatt's Newest Creation Being Unveiled On SmackDown

WWE announced today that Bayley will be appearing on Smackown tomorrow night to address her attack on former friend, Sasha Banks. It was also revealed that Bray Wyatt will unveil an "all-new creation", ie. a new member, to the FireFly Fun House. As noted, WWE also announced an Intercontinental Championship…
Intercontinental Championship Match Announced For WWE Friday Night SmackDown (9/11/2020)

Intercontinental Championship Match Announced For WWE Friday Night SmackDown (9/11/2020)

The WWE Intercontinental Championship will be on-the-line when Friday Night SmackDown returns with this week's WWE on FOX broadcast on September 11, 2020. WWE announced that the Intercontinental title will be up for grabs on Friday Night SmackDown this week, as current title-holder Jeff Hardy defends the championship against challenger…
Report: WWE Staff Cuts Expected To Continue

Report: WWE Staff Cuts Expected To Continue

It looks like some early spring cleaning is being done within World Wrestling Entertainment this week. PWInsider.com reports that WWE is making another round of cuts today to employees, primarily in backstage office type roles and Gerald Brisco's release this morning was a part of those cuts. Some of those…
Finn Balor Explains Why "Demon" Persona Wasn't Used On WWE Main Roster More, Talks Move Back To NXT

Finn Balor Explains Why "Demon" Persona Wasn't Used On WWE Main Roster More, Talks Move Back To NXT

New NXT champion Finn Balor recently spoke with Metro UK to talk all things pro-wrestling. Highlights from the interview can be found below. Explains that moving back to NXT was definitely the right move for him: I feel like returning to NXT 11 months ago was definitely the right move…
John Cena Announced As One Of Hosts For TBS Competition Series "WIPEOUT"

John Cena Announced As One Of Hosts For TBS Competition Series "WIPEOUT"

The following press release was issued today to promote John Cena joining the hosting staff for the new TBS competition series: John Cena and Nicole Byer Set to Host TBS’ Revival of the Renowned Extreme Obstacle Course Series WIPEOUT Hosts Will Take the Reigns and Serve Up Comedic Commentary in…
AEW Dynamite Ratings (9/9/2020): Second Best Overall Viewership In Show History

AEW Dynamite Ratings (9/9/2020): Second Best Overall Viewership In Show History

Running against no live edition of NXT, AEW Dynamite capitalized in a big way, generating 1.016 million viewers for yesterday's show, the highest overall audience since October 11, 2019, which was the second week that Dynamite was on TV. In the 18-49 demographic, Dynamite ticked up to a 0.37 rating,…
WWE Raw Ratings (9/7/2020): Labor Day Show Draws Lowest Viewership Since ThunderDome Launch

WWE Raw Ratings (9/7/2020): Labor Day Show Draws Lowest Viewership Since ThunderDome Launch

Monday's WWE Raw viewership numbers are also in after a bit of a delay due to Labor Day and the audience unfortunately fell to the its lowest level since the company launched the ThunderDome concept. The three-hour show generated an average viewership of 1.725 million, and in the 18-49 demographic…
NXT Super Tuesday II Ratings (9/8/2020): Viewership Down For Second Tuesday Show

NXT Super Tuesday II Ratings (9/8/2020): Viewership Down For Second Tuesday Show

Viewership figures for Tuesday's special NXT episode are in and the show generated an audience of 838,000, down only slightly from the 849,000 it drew a week earlier, also on Tuesday. In the key 18-49 demographic, NXT slipped to a 0.22 rating but managed to crack the top 15. The…
Damian Priest

Damian Priest Comments On Huge Botch During WWE Money in the Bank Title Match

July 24, 2024

— At last month’s WWE Money in the Bank, there was a spot that took place during the Damian Priest vs. Seth Rollins World Title match in which Rollins covered Priest for a near pinfall, but Priest never kicked out forcing the referee to simply stop the count for no...

AEW

New Media Rights Deal Between AEW-WBD Likely To Happen But Not Imminent

July 24, 2024

— AEW’s current media rights agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery has only months left before it expires and negotiations between the two sides remain ongoing with fightfulselect.com reporting that a new deal is expected but not yet completed. — Online rumors suggested that a deal is “imminent” with further reports...

WWE SummerSlam 2024

Updated Lineup For Next Weekend’s WWE SummerSlam Event in Cleveland

July 24, 2024

— Following Monday’s WWE Raw where another match was made official, below is the updated card for WWE SummerSlam which takes place on August 3 in Cleveland, OH: WWE Undisputed Champion Cody Rhodes vs. Solo Sikoa WWE World Heavyweight Champion Damien Priest vs. Gunther WWE Women’s Champion Bayley vs. Nia...

Jeff Jarrett

WWE Hall of Famer Says He Would Consider Buying TNA

July 24, 2024

Jeff Jarrett founded TNA Wrestling, and he isn’t against the idea of possibly gaining back ownership of the company, if the opportunity were to present itself. Om the latest episode of his official podcast, “My World with Jeff Jarrett,” the current AEW star responded to fan questions asking if he...

Sammy Guevara

Two Top Stars Ready To Make Their AEW TV Returns

July 24, 2024

Sammy Guevara and Tay Melo are on the AEW comeback trail. On Tuesday, “The Spanish God” shed surfaced on social media to offer praise to Tay Melo for taking to motherhood so well, and to confirm they are both training for their returns. “Just wanna say this mama right here...

AEW NEW

AEW Signs Wife Of Current Wrestler As New Broadcast Team Member

July 23, 2024

Melissa Santos, the wife of AEW and ROH star “The Machine” Brian Cage announced on social media today that she has officially signed with AEW. “Did you miss me,” she wrote via Instagram on Tuesday. “Thank you AEW for the opportunity and to those who helped make this happen.” She...

NXT Results – July 23rd, 2024 – Orlando, FL

July 23, 2024

Tonight on NXT – An exclusive interview with Thea Hail, Josh Briggs -vs- Brooks Jensen (No DQ), Oro Mensah -vs- Ashante Thee Adonis, Eddy Thorpe -vs- Lexis King and more. The show kicks off with Trick Williams pulling up to the venue. He walks with a purpose looking for his...

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross Gives Status Update For AEW All In Following Latest Surgery

July 23, 2024

Since undergoing another surgery earlier this month, the AEW ALL IN 2024 status for pro wrestling legend Jim Ross has been a mystery, until now. Jim Ross noted on the latest episode of his “Grilling J.R.” podcast that he hopes to be working the upcoming show at Wembley Stadium in...

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (9/4/2020)

WWE Hall of Famer Vents Frustration On How Company Is Misusing Jey Uso

July 23, 2024

WWE Hall of Fame legend and father of the popular WWE Raw Superstar, Rikishi, spoke on his “RIKISHI FATU OFF THE TOP” program about his frustration over how his son is being booked in WWE. “They’re not doing a damn thing with Yeet,” he said. “My opinion’s why? Why do...

Tamina WWE

Tamina Not Listed On Either Raw or Smackdown Roster; Backstage News On Her Future in WWE

July 23, 2024

— Over the last couple of days, it was reported that WWE had removed Bobby Lashley’s name from their internal roster sheet with further news emerging that the former World Champion was probably not re-signing a new deal and instead was looking to test the free agent market.  It was...

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