Leaders of the International Olympic Committee dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, which will remove the sport from competition in 2020. The decision was made to retain modern pentathlon and cut wrestling from the list of 25 “core sports.” “This is a process of renewing and renovating the program for the Olympics,” IOC […]
– WWE is planning to book Brodus Clay and Tensai as a tag team moving forward. – WWE is advertising the return of “The Highlight Reel” with Chris Jericho featuring The Miz on this week’s WWE Main Event. The show will be taped Tuesday night in Little Rock, Arkansas. – The Rock and Jeff Jarrett […]
Rey Mysterio is blaming the storyline attack of Mark Henry on the reason why he wasn’t on this week’s WWE Raw. The following is from his Twitter: Missed being @ Raw tonight! WSM Did sum damage on me last week, but been through much worse and have come back! 619 luv — Rey Mysterio (@reymysterio) […]
Following this week’s episode of WWE Raw, below is the updated lineup for Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view lineup. Make sure you join us Sunday night at 8 PM EST for exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com: WWE Championship Match There is no champion’s advantage as the title can change on disqualification or count out. […]
– Tickets for WWE Extreme Rules from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO officially go on sale February 23rd. You can purchase them at this link. – John “Bradshaw” Layfield is set to begin climbing Mt Aconcogua on February 26, 2013. According to JBL the mountain has a 30% success rate. – Hornswoggle was […]
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After this week’s WWE Raw went off the air Damien Sandow came out with The Rock still in the ring. He questioned Rocky as the WWE Champion and ended up taking a Rock Bottom. John Cena b. Dolph Ziggler w/Big E Langston in a dark match main event.
The Elimination Chamber match to determine the number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania 29 is set after undergoing some changes. Rey Mysterio is out and has been replaced along with two other workers being announced on this week’s Raw. The match is now as follows: Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan vs. […]
– Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton in a rematch from last week was announced for this week’s Smackdown. – The Rock will not have a “champion’s advantage” in his WWE Championship match against CM Punk at Elimination Chamber on Sunday. The stipulation is the title will change hands if Rock is counted out or disqualified. – […]
Last week’s Smackdown did a 2.16 cable rating with a strong average viewing audience of 3,190,000 viewers on SyFy. Smackdown Ratings Archive
TNA Lockdown will be moving away from its “all steel cage matches” theme as the current plan is to feature a Lethal Lockdown match and the show’s main event (which, will be the TNA Championship bout that you can read about here) in a steel cage. The rest of the bouts are not scheduled to […]
Dutch Mantel, working as the American patriot Zeb Coulter, debuted as Jack Swagger’s manager on this week’s WWE Raw. Mantel, a real-life Vietnam War veteran, is a semi-retired pro wrestler and was seen as the mastermind behind TNA’s stellar Knockout division during its glory days and was also a writer for Ring Ka King in India. Speaking […]
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We’ve been reporting that WWE was considering doing John Cena, Ryback & Sheamus vs. The Shield in the Elimination Chamber structure at the pay-per-view on Sunday. Ryback might have leaked the plans in a new Tweet posted from his official Twitter account on Monday: Justice will be delivered hard to @theshieldwwe this sunday in NOLA […]
In a story we’ve been following since December, Hulk Hogan continues to make subtle teases regarding a possible in-ring return. On Monday Hogan was asked about a follower for an update on his knee and back, the following is from Twitter: @jerrysorrentino yo Jerry getting back on track,this could get real interesting really fast brother,never […]