Follow-up To Seth Rollins Turning – He Adapted, The Shield Perished

This week’s kayfabe Michael Cole sit-down interview with Triple H is now online. As expected, the piece deals with Seth Rollins defecting to Evolution. Below are the highlights: Regarding Batista “quitting,” Triple H said it wasn’t the first time he quit or the last. If he wants to run off to Hollywood and play Drax […]

WWE TV Notes From Cincinnati – What You Won’t See On Smackdown

WWE TV taping notes from Cincinnati… – Damien Sandow’s comedy gimmick continued as he was WWE Hall of Famer Pete Rose on Tuesday night. He went under to Adam Rose in a dark match. – Sheamus beat Fandango in a dark match in-between the WWE Main Event and Smackdown tapings – After the Smackdown taping […]

WNW Reader Report From Ringside With Jim Ross In Chicago

Wrestling News World reader Jake Monhaut attended the Jim Ross event in Chicago, IL last Saturday night. He filed the following report: I was at Ringside with Jim Ross in Chicago Saturday. Here are some tidbits. 50 or so people for VIP. 300 or so for show. At VIP I asked him about GFW. He […]

Raw Audience Rises After WWE Payback

This week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw did an average viewing audience of 4,146,667 viewers on the USA Network. The number was up from the past two weeks. Below is how the show broke down by hour: Hour one – 4,033,000 viewers Hour two – 4,482,000 viewers Hour three – 3,925,000 viewers TV by […]

Breaking Up The Shield, WWE’s Big Summer Angle, Lesnar’s Absence, Comparing Rollins To Hogan

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.

Shawn Michaels Explains Love/Hate Relationship With Undertaker, Why He’s Staying Retired

WWE posted a Wrestlemania Rewind clip on Tuesday morning of Shawn Michaels discussing his relationship with Undertaker over the years, their level of maturity at Wrestlemania 25 and ultimately his retirement match at Wrestlemania 26. Speaking of Undertaker’s thoughts on him in the early days, Michaels commented that, Undertaker, “always respected what I did in […]

Total Divas Audience Skyrockets Up Against WWE Payback

The Season 2 finale of Total Divas did a surprising average viewing audience of 1,547,000 viewers on E. The number was good enough for the highest viewing audience of the season and the second-highest audience of the show’s history. A decline was expected with the show up against WWE Payback on the WWE Network. The […]

Most Watched Shows Last Week On WWE Network – Payback Tops List

Below are the Most Watched Shows Last Week on WWE Network: WWE Payback 2014 WWE Payback 2014 Kickoff NXT Takeover Legends’ House NXT Takeover Fallout NXT Takeover Pre-Show WWE Main Event Raw Backstage Pass Wrestlemania 30 WWE Extreme Rules 2014 Most Watched Shows Last Week on @WWENetwork pic.twitter.com/jBDVfGFcry — Richard Gray (@wnwdotcom) June 3, 2014