The Smoking Gun reported in January that WWE gave $5 million to the Donald J. Trump Foundation in 2010 due to his involvement in WWE storylines. The donation became a political talking point when Trump recently offered to pay $5 million to the charity of President Obama’s choice if he would release his college and […]
Archives for October 2012
– Alberto Del Rio’s brother, Memo Montenegro, recently spoke to The Miami Herald about coming up in the wrestling business as a WWE developmental worker. “It’s an incredible experience… In the three, four months I’ve been here, I’ve already learned so much. I can’t believe how much I’ve learned so far. I want to thank […]
A hurricane isn’t enough to scare NXT Wrestling from running a show. We received the following press release/media advisory on Thursday evening: **NXT IN WEST PALM BEACH STILL SCHEDULED AS PLANNED ** West Palm Beach, Fl, October 25, 2012 With Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean and a careful examination of the storm’s projected path, WWE NXT officials have […]
– WWE is filming footage for the new Mick Foley DVD at his home on Thursday. The company recently had a camera crew at Shawn Michaels’ ranch for the same project. – For those that missed it on this week’s WWE Raw, Jim Ross acknowledged Rey Mysterio’s tag team past including alliances with Juventud Guerrera […]
The following is today’s edition of Ask WNW. Ask WNW is the most popular feature on the website where Richard Gray answers four questions daily, Monday through Friday. To submit your question for the next installment of Ask WNW, click here.
David Otunga is interviewed in the November 2012 issue of Muscle & Fitness now out on newsstands everywhere. Below are the highlights: What’s your best bench? Back when I was in law school I benched 515. Next year you’ll be in a movie called The Hive. Can you tell us what it’s about? Oh man […]
– Dot com has an article now online looking at “WWE Bands we’d like to see.” You can read it at this link. (Thanks to WNW reader Fernando for sending this in.) – Speaking of dot com, they have an article online where they look at how The Rock will “electrify” at Wrestlemania 29. Click […]
– TNA Wrestling has announced new live events in New York. The company will run at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie on 12/29 and at the Times Union Center in Albany on 12/30. – To update on an earlier item, Spike TV cameras were filming King Mo training at this week’s Ohio Valley Wrestling […]
– Next week’s WWE Main Event will be headlined by Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. Alberto Del Rio & The Prime Time Players. The show will be taped next Tuesday from the Crown Center in Fayetteville, NC. – While lower than the initial estimate of 1.3 million buys, Wrestlemania XXVIII ended up […]
The tragic details behind the self-inflicted death of Mike Graham have emerged after authorities released their incident report. According to police, Graham was found dead by his wife, Diane Hamilton, on the night of Thursday, October 18, 2012. Police and paramedics responded to a 911 call at 8:47 PM ET. Graham’s wife told police her […]
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Below is the official preview for this week’s Impact Wrestling: – “Championship Thursday” is back, and the World Heavyweight Championship will be on the line as new titleholder “The Charismatic Enigma” Jeff Hardy defends the gold against an opponent to be select by “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan! The contenders that Hogan will pick from are: […]
Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal) of the Score Television Network and the Baltimore Sun recently spoke with current WWE Champion CM Punk about the upcoming WWE ’13 video game, his WWE Hell in a Cell opponent, what he’d still like to accomplish in WWE and more. Highlights: -On his Hell in a Cell opponent Ryback and whether […]
As known on Impact Wrestling as Jessie from Big Brother, Jessie Godderz was recently interviewed by ESPN Playbook. In the interview, he discussed his TNA Bound for Glory debut where he was revealed as Tara‘s Hollywood boyfriend. Below is the excerpt: Debuting this past week for the ‘Bound for Glory’ PPV event, to me, that […]
Below are several video highlights from this week’s WWE Main Event: A Look At The “Showoff” Dolph Ziggler A Special Look At Ryback’s In-Ring Destruction Ryback vs. Dolph Ziggler Sin Cara vs. Alberto Del Rio Special Interview with Paul Heyman