Impact Premiere Does 359,000 Viewers – Correction From Friday

While initial data released by Nielsen had the Destination America premiere of Impact Wrestling garnering an average viewing audience of 263,000 viewers, that number appears to be incorrect. The correct number is 359,000 viewers for the first run broadcast and is confirmed by the measures that we normally report when bringing readers data from the […]

Latest Update On CM Punk’s Debut Fight With UFC

CM Punk and UFC officials will begin to discuss his first opponent in about six months, according to Punk in an interview on Inside MMA on Friday night. We’ve previously reported the timeline for Punk’s first fight was Fall 2015. Here’s a list of UFC shows from September through December: UFC 191 on September 5, […]

Jeff Hardy Injured – Latest Updates & Reaction

Jeff Hardy took a horrific bump at Friday night’s TNA Lockdown taping in New York City. Hardy fell from the top of the cage door and hit his head on the steel ring steps at ringside. He finished the match but had to receive assistance on his way to the back. Below is the bump: […]

Recapping WWE’s Reset/Shakeup, The JBL & Cole Show

- Next week begins a reset for WWE as they’ll shuffle their announcers and programming. For those that need a reminder, here’s a recap: Monday Night Raw on Monday at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT on the USA Network New announce team of Michael Cole, Booker T & JBL WWE NXT on Wednesday at 8 […]

Updated Card For WWE Royal Rumble 2015

The following names have been announced as entrants for the 2015 30-man Royal Rumble match: Roman Reigns Daniel Bryan Bray Wyatt Wade Barrett Rusev Also announced for the show is Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena vs. Seth Rollins in a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Royal Rumble 2015 will take place […]

Update On Lawsuit Against Big Show/WWE Over Backstage Incident

We reported in April 2013 here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com that former WWE staffer Andrew Green had filed a lawsuit against the company and The Big Show over a backstage incident at that year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. That September, WWE attempted to transfer the lawsuit to federal court and their request was denied. Earlier this week, Green […]

WWE Executives To Present At Needham Growth Conference

WWE issued the following press release on Friday: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Chief Brand Officer, Stephanie McMahon, and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer, George A. Barrios, will participate in a presentation at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference for investors in New York City on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. A live […]