WWE issued a press release on Friday, announcing they’re revising their 2013 outlook. The company is altering their operating income to $40-$50 million from the previously estimated $56.9-$69.5 million. The revision is “primarily due to several recent developments.” While not specially named, the developments “caused an approximate 5% reduction in second half revenue expectations. This, […]
Impact Wrestling viewership… This week’s No Surrender episode of Impact Wrestling did an average viewing audience of 1,389,000 viewers on Spike TV. The show continues to gain momentum as the competition increases as the Thursday Night Football game on the NFL Network drew an average viewing audience of 8,791,000 viewers. The show ended up with […]
WWE news and notes… – WWE is honoring the legendary Michigan State University men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo at Friday night’s WWE live event in East Lansing. Izzo will be presented with an honorary WWE championship belt. You can read more at this link. – Remember it’s Jerry Lawler vs. Jeff Jarrett Friday night in […]
It’s a busy weekend for WWE as they have three live events prior to this weekend’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. Below is the schedule: Live Events: Friday from the Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing, MI (more info) Saturday from the Budweiser Gardens in London, ON, Canada (more info) Saturday from the The Dow […]
TNA Wrestling will run a live event from the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin, MO, on Saturday. The advertised lineup is as follows: Bully Ray of Aces vs. Magnus vs. Austin Aries James Storm vs. Christopher Daniels Gunner vs. Kazarian AJ Styles vs. Knux Gail Kim vs. ODB Manik vs. Rockstar Spud Click […]
WWE news and notes… – Darren Young appeared on “The Ellen Show” about being the first openly gay WWE performer. His boyfriend Nicky was in the audience and Darren opened the interview by thanking Ellen for “paving the way” for him to be able to come out. You can watch the appearance at this link. […]
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WWE news and notes… – Alicia Fox and Layla will appear on an upcoming episode of “Cupcake Wars” on the Food Network. The episode is titled “WWE SummerSlam” and features Fox and Layla as judges. Click here for more information and air times. – Lilian Garcia is scheduled to sing the National Anthem at the […]
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TNA Wrestling sent out the following about the one hour Spike TV special that will precede their Bound for Glory pay-per-view on Sunday, October 20, 2013: IMPACT WRESTLING FANS GET BEHIND-THE-SCENES ACCESS DURING “COUNTDOWN TO BOUND FOR GLORY” AIRING ON SPIKE TV SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2013) – TNA is partnering with Spike TV […]
TNA news and notes… – AJ Styles won the Bound for Glory Series on this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling and will challenge Bully Ray for the TNA Championship at the pay-per-view next month. – The current storyline direction is to turn Dixie Carter into a heel on-air authority figure. The ball was put in […]
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WWE NXT news and notes from this week’s tapings… – Tensai beat Jake Carter in a dark match prior to this week’s tapings. – Ricardo Rodriguez worked under his masked Luchador gimmick, El Local at this week’s tapings. He taped a match against Sami Zayn that will air on September 18, 2013. – The Triple […]
In case you missed tonight’s Impact Wrestling (results can be found here), Bully Ray defeated Mr. Anderson in a Last Man Standing Match after spearing him through the table. Mr. Anderson was stretched up the ramp to sell the “injury”. Bully tipped Ken off the stretcher and ended it with a piledriver on the stage. […]
I was really looking forward to this episode of Impact. Putting AJ in the ring with Aries should have been an easy A. Putting Roode in the ring with Magnus should have been an easy B+/A-. Then there was (hopefully) AJ in the ring with Magnus for another solid easy A. I thought they had […]