What You Won’t See On This Week’s WWE Smackdown, Steve Austin With A Beard

- World Heavyweight Champion John Cena beat Alberto Del Rio in a dark match main event after Tuesday’s Smackdown taping in Manchester, England. William Regal was the special guest referee. Regal attacked Cena after the match but ate an Attitude Adjustment. – Check out a new photo of Steve Austin with a beard here at […]

Monday Night Raw Audience Dips On Taped Delay

This week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw did an average viewing audience of 3,768,000 viewers on the USA Network. Below is how the show broke down by hour: Hour 1 – 3,867,000 viewers Hour 2 – 3,834,000 viewers Hour 3 – 3,603,000 viewers The show ended up with a 2.73 cable rating. Raw Ratings […]

Smackdown Dark Match, WWE Hires New Interviewer, Billy Gunn Wrestling

- Brad Maddox beat El Local (Ricardo Rodriguez’s masked Lucha Libre gimmick) in dark match prior to Tuesday’s WWE Main Event/Smackdown tapings in Manchester, England. – WWE has hired Dan Devone as a new backstage interviewer and on-air personality. Devone is a sports anchor out of Seattle. – Billy Gunn is scheduled to work Thursday’s […]

CM Punk Ribs Roman Reigns, Backstage Fallout Raw

- Roman Reigns had a rare rookie moment in Dublin last Thursday. While entering the ring, he botched this entrance and fell right on his back. CM Punk, while playing to the crowd, ribbed him after the Raw taping on Monday in Manchester. You can watch video at this link or embedded below: [youtube id="WVHp3FOqT8I" […]

Daniel Bryan & CM Punk vs. Erick Rowan & Luke Harper Announced For Survivor Series

WWE announced on Tuesday afternoon that CM Punk & Daniel Bryan will face Erick Rowan & Luke Harper at Survivor Series. Survivor Series 2013 will take place Sunday, November 24 from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.

WWE Star Injured Overseas, Total Divas Preview

- Drew McIntyre bruised his arm, presumably at Monday’s WWE Raw taping in Manchester, England. He posted a photo that you can view below: A little bruise isn’t gonna stop my father and I throwing some weights around and #Smackdown getting rocked….hard pic.twitter.com/6uUXhkncFO — Drew McIntyre (@TheDrewMcIntyre) November 12, 2013 – Preview next week’s episode […]

Mickie James At WWE PC, Divas Title Match On Main Event, Ohno Addresses Release, JR Update

- Mickie James is at the WWE Performance Center this week in Orlando, Florida working with developmental talent. – WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee will defend the title against Natalya on this week’s episode of WWE Main Event. WWE will tape the show Tuesday from the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. – Kassius Ohno, […]

Two Bouts Announced For TNA’s “One Night Only – Old School” Taping

TNA Wrestling has announced a Last Man Standing Match between Bobby Roode and James Storm for the upcoming “One Night Only – Old School” pay-per-view taping on December 30, 2013. The taping will take place from Poughkeepsie, New York. Already announced is Bully Ray vs. Tommy Dreamer in a Falls Count Anywhere Street Fight. Click […]

Smackdown Audience Up Big

Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown did a strong average viewing audience of 2,946,000 viewers on SyFy. You can see how the competition stacked up on cable at this link. The show ended up with a 2.08 cable rating. Smackdown Viewership & Ratings Archive