What You Won’t See On This Week’s Smackdown

Below is what you won’t see on this week’s Smackdown: Triple H came out during one of the commercial breaks and gave David Otunga a pedigree. Jerry Lawler appeared at one point, hitting a top rope fist-drop on Jack Swagger. After the taping concluded, John Cena beat Big Show & Tensai in a dark match […]

WWE Updates PPV Buy Estimates – Wrestlemania Buys Lower Again; Approximations For Elimination Chamber, Extreme Rules, Over The Limit

WWE has updated their key performance indicators with new data regarding pay-per-view buys. The most interesting number is Wrestlemania XXVIII buys which continue to drop. Originally projected at 1,300,000 buys, actual buys have now been adjusted to 1,150,000 buys. Below are the updated numbers: Elimination Chamber 2012 – 170,000 buys Wrestlemania XXVIII – 1,150,000 buys […]

Tammy Sytch Claims WWE Contacted Damien Darling, Linda McMahon Senate Ad Interrupts Raw, ICP Releasing Song Called “Chris Benoit”

- Tammy “Sunny” Sytch claimed on Twitter that her boyfriend, Damien Darling, was recently contacted by WWE: My sweet love got a call from the WWE today..fingers crossed everyone!!@DamienDarling — Tamara Sytch (@WWEHOFerSunny) June 26, 2012 – In a hilarious twist, I’m told a Linda McMahon for Senate campaign ad actually interrupted the opening moments […]

Why Lilian Garcia Worked Raw, Brock Lesnar Advertised For 1000th Raw, WWE Stars At Brooklyn Cyclones Game

- Justin Roberts was on vacation Monday night so Lilian Garcia filled in for him. Lilian made comment about the situation on Twitter at this link. (Thanks to WNW reader Logan Walker for sending this in.) – Brock Lesnar is officially advertised for the 1000th Raw on July 23, 2012. – WWE talent will be […]

WWE Raw Supershow Rating

This week’s WWE Raw Supershow did a 3.3 cable rating off hours of 3.21 and 3.37 with an average viewing audience of 4,713,000 viewers on the USA Network. Raw Ratings Archive

WWE Issues Apology; Offers First Three Minutes Of Raw Supershow On Dot Com

WWE issued an apology today for a technical malfunction at USA Network’s Master Control that interrupted the opening of this week’s Raw Supershow by a 60-second local advertisement. They are offering the first three minutes of Raw on dot com. Below is the official statement: Due to a technical malfunction at USA Network’s Master Control, […]

TNA Announces New Live Events In Virginia & Georgia

- TNA announced the following new live events in Virginia and Georgia: Richmond, VA will host the IMPACT WRESTLING World Tour on Friday, August 31. Impact Superstars hit the Verizon Wireless Arena at the Stuart C. Siegel Center at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 29 at http://siegelcenter.com and charge by phone at 804-828-7267. […]

John Layfield Says He’s Lucky To Be Alive

John Layfield says he’s “lucky to be alive” after bad conditions during his mountain climb caused him to get hypoxia and frostbite. Layfield documented his comments on Twitter: Got hypoxia and was fighting frostbite, still made it to 1,000 feet of summit then huge storm pushed us off mountain. Lucky to be alive. — John […]

WWE Hires Former WCW Employee To Head Up Consumer Products

- WWE issued the following press release: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. : WWE® Names Casey Collins EVP of Consumer Products WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Casey Collins as Executive Vice President, Consumer Products. Collins will oversee WWE Global Licensing, Home Entertainment and Publishing. He will report directly to WWE Chairman and CEO […]

John Cena Confronts Another Top WWE Star Backstage At Raw Supershow For Failing To Protect Their Opponent – Details On Who It Was & Why Cena Not Only Took Issue With Their Work But Response To His Vocal Criticism

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