WWE has announced that the Smackdown brand will be going to Japan for the first time in three years on August 9th and August 10th. An announcement by Smackdown General Manager Theodore Long is embedded below: Thanks to WNW reader Hiroaki Kawafuji for sending this in.
WWE will tape the Smackdown portion of this week’s WWE Superstars, this week’s WWE NXT, and this week’s Smackdown tonight from the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. The following advertisement has been airing locally: Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton is scheduled for Smackdown, and two dark match main events are advertised: Daniel Bryan vs. The Big Show for the World Heavyweight […]
TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter posted the following update on Jesse Sorensen on her Facebook page: Jesse Sorensen has sustained a C1 vertebrae fracture with spinal cord edema. He is slowly regaining feeling and movement in his arms and legs. He wants to thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. Once we speak to the […]
WNW reader Fernando sent word that Kevin Nash has been added to the Alumni section of the official WWE website. Nash went on to explain on his Twitter account today: Punk,Cena got Raw covered.While I have my couch covered.My 15 year old so needs a Dad way more than RAW needs big sexy. — Kevin […]
CM Punk and Chris Jericho were recently interviewed by ADMC Sport in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Punk discussed what he’d be like if he’d have been in WWE during the Attitude Era, his straightedge lifestyle, and more, while Jericho discussed remaining silent during his return, his time on Dancing With The Stars, and more. The interviews are […]
WNW readers John McCarthy & David Snay sent in the following: According to FOX Sports, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will not be appearing on an upcoming episode of Impact Wrestling, despite previous reports. The deal had reportedly not been finalized with TNA & Spike officials, and Pierre-Paul backed out of the deal, […]
Iconic singer Whitney Houston was found dead on Saturday, February 11, and several personalities in the wrestling world gave their thoughts via Twitter. Some tweets are compiled below: “God gave me a voice to sing with.” – Whitney Houston 8/9/63 – 2/11/12 #StrengthToYourFamily — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 12, 2012 I only met Whitney Houston […]
Two matches have been announced for the upcoming live Super Smackdown on February 21 from Rockford, Illinois: Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett in a street fight, and Daniel Bryan vs. Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship. In addition, the official BMO Harris Bank Center website is advertising CM Punk as a special guest. At […]
Wrestling News World reader Shannon sent in the following: An advertised autograph session in Queensbury, New York with Edge has been revealed to be illegitimate. Edge’s friend Christian wrote the following announcement on his Twitter account: If ur planning on going 2 meet Edge @ autograph session @ Omega Sports, Queensbury, NY Apr 21 he […]
WNW writer Rick Craig & WNW readers John McCarthy and David Snay sent in the following: FOXSports.com has announced that Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants will be making an appearance on an upcoming Impact Wrestling taping for TNA Wrestling at the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida. […]
Wrestling News World reader Alex Flores attended last night’s WWE Smackdown live event at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California and sent in the following report: * The Great Khali b. Jinder Mahal in pretty much the same match they had on this week’s Smackdown. After the match, Cody Rhodes attacked The Great Khali, […]
Embedded in the video below is this week’s WWE NXT in its entirety, courtesy of the official WWE YouTube channel:
The Bermuda Sun recently conducted an interview with John Layfield, in which he discussed many aspects of his wrestling career, including how he got his start, his gimmicks, and his favorite opponent. Layfield explained the genesis of his JBL persona in the excerpt below: JBL was my favourite. I enjoyed the Bradshaw character — the […]
TNA Wrestling has posted the opening video to Sunday’s Against All Odds pay-per-view on its official YouTube channel. You can view it embedded below: Be sure to stay with WrestlingNewsWorld.com, as we will have full coverage of the event as it happens on Sunday night.
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: -“Thoughts on the late, Curt Hennig?” Obviously, he died too soon. I loved being around him. He was the life of the party and made everyone laugh. Loved his approach to life as in making every day fun and, granted, some days […]