In their 2012 second quarter earnings, WWE released the official buyrate for every pay-per-view in the quarter. The numbers are as follows with the previous year in parenthesis: Wrestlemania XXVIII – 1,217,000 buys (compared to 1,059,000 last year) Extreme Rules – 263,000 buys (compared to 209,000 last year) Over the Limit – 167,000 buys (compared […]
- WWE reported their 2012 quarter two earnings on Thursday morning. Below is the press release with full details: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenues totaled $141.6 million as compared to $142.6 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $19.6 million as compared to […]
On August 2, 1992, Ron Simmons defeated Vader, making history by becoming the first African-American to be recognized as World Heavyweight Champion. Jim Ross, who called the match, wrote an extensive article on the official WWE website about the significance of the win. An excerpt is below: “Ron Simmons’ victory over Vader to become the […]
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Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: -Is @CMPunk now a wrestling villain? Depends on who you ask and what side of the aisle one sits. Punk made a great deal of sense on several points he addressed when speaking on Raw Monday night. However, I do […]
The latest episode of TNA Today features Christopher Daniels and is embedded in the video below:
- Abraham Washington’s bad joke regarding the sexual assault allegations against Kobe Bryant from this week’s WWE Raw was brought up on ESPN’s “Around the Horn” on Wednesday. – It was announced at Wednesday night’s Florida Championship Wrestling show in Tampa that The Undertaker and Michelle McCool are expecting their first child. The announcement was […]
KDKA 2, the CBS affiliate out of Pittsburgh, has a video report on The Great Khali’s surgery he had last week to remove a tumor from his pituitary gland. The piece interviews Khali’s wife and Dr. Joseph Maroon, who preformed the surgery and serves as WWE’s Medical Director. Khali didn’t want to be interviewed due […]
Chris Jericho did an interview with IconvsIcon.com where he revealed he is finished with WWE as of August 14, 2012 when Fozzy’s new album “Sin and Bones” comes out. Jericho noted he’ll be “done with the WWE” and “full-time” with Fozzy until the album cycle and touring is done. Below is an excerpt from the […]
- WWE will report their earnings for quarter two of 2012 on Thursday morning. DailyFinance.com has an article online with recent performance and an estimate of what to expect for this week’s earnings release. You can read it at this link. – WWE has announced they will tape Smackdown on October 23, 2012 from the […]
- iN DEMAND has posted the official pay-per-view promotional poster for TNA No Surrender. You can view it below: - Dixie Carter posted the following on Twitter: UK fans!Look for an exclusive message from Sting tonight for our @challengetv viewers at 11pmduring TNA Xplosion! — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) August 1, 2012
- Mister Saint Laurent reporting: On this week’s episode of MLW Radio presented by WWNLive.com, Konnan spoke about how much the culture has changed in the locker room since the 90s as well as past habits that later caused health issues: “It was really hard [to stay clean] in the era I came in. It […]
The latest episode of WWE Inbox is embedded in the video below: Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Logan Walker for sending this in.
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- iN DEMAND has updated their pay-per-view listing for WWE Night of Champions and have revealed the official pay-per-view promotional poster. The poster, pictured on your left, features John Cena. WWE Night of Champions 2012 will take place Sunday, September 16, 2012. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com. – For those that […]