Details On New TNA Hire, Latest Departure

TNA Wrestling has hired Nigel Sherrod to work in the company’s Live Event department. The word making rounds is that Rafael Moffi, who has been working as the company’s Director of Live Events, has given his notice that he’ll be leaving. I’m under the assumption Sherrod will replace Moffi but cannot confirm as of press […]

Raw Results 8/11/14 – What Goes Around, Comes Around

RAW Results August 11, 2014 From Moda Center in Portland, Oregon Reported on by Kendra Bunyon For Wrestling News World Pre-Raw Commercial The biggest celebration in WWE history for Hulk Hogan’s birthday with huge surprise guests! Both Cena and Lesnar will be on Raw, looking toward their match at SummerSlam. Raw Starts In Ring Segment […]

Alberto Del Rio Announced For AAA’s Triplemania XXII On Sunday

AAA ring announcer Arturo Rivera Tweeted on Monday that Alberto Del Rio will appear at Triplemania XXII on Sunday. The show will air on iPPV head-to-head against WWE SummerSlam at Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City, Mexico. The show will be available domestically in Mexico on regular pay-per-view. Below is Rivera’s announcement translated from […]

Smackdown Audience Down Again

Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown did an average viewing audience of 2,642,000 viewers on SyFy. The show was once again the highest rated cable original Friday night although saw its audience decline from the second consecutive week. TV by the Numbers has more data available at this link. Smackdown Viewership Archive

Sgt. Slaughter Hospitalized

Sgt. Slaughter missed an appearance at The Augusta GreenJackets minor league baseball game in Augusta, Georgia over the weekend due to an undisclosed ailment. According to reports, Slaughter had to be hospitalized. The following is from Twitter: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the scheduled Sgt. Slaughter appearance for tonight's game has been cancelled. Doubleheader is on […]

TNA Wrestling Cancels Upcoming Live Events

TNA Wrestling has canceled their scheduled live events on September 26 in Enid, Oklahoma and on September 27 in Salina, KS due to a scheduling conflict. While the local listing remains on the Salina Bicentennial Center website, the official show listings have been removed. Additionally, the ENID Event Center & Convention Hall posted the following […]

WWE News & Notes, Another Release, WWE Network, Triple H Can Jump

- Sami Zayn talked about being an Arab wrestler growing up in Canada and getting a chance to perform in Abu Dhabi with WWE when they toured there last year. You can read his comments about climbing the developmental ranks at this link. – I updated my report on WWE creative team departures at this […]

Rebel Fractures Arm At Last Week’s Impact Tapings

TNA Knockout Rebel announced Sunday on Twitter that she fractured her arm at last week’s Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City. The following is from Twitter: KO battle royale in NY, took a spill on the stairs, def fractured the arm, but #REBELlion stays strong! pic.twitter.com/UYxB9U9mNd — REBEL/ TaNeA (@RebelTNA) August 10, 2014 The […]

Mr. Anderson Catchphrase Eliminated Under New Directive; TNA In The UK Next Year

TNA’s PG Directive Ryan Rider interviewed Ken Anderson at last week’s Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City. In it, he revealed that TNA told him to stop using his “asshole” catchphrase as they gear their programming to be more family friendly. Anderson expressed optimism about the company’s future on Spike TV but said they’ll […]

Tension Between Vince McMahon/Triple H, WWE Title Defended Too Often?, Incomplete Del Rio Story, WWE Network In Canada

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.