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Another Royal Rumble Participant Announced, Updated PPV Lineup

- Wade Barrett was added to the 30-man Royal Rumble match on this week’s WWE Raw. The following participants are now confirmed for the match: Wade Barrett Heath Slater Jinder Mahal Drew McIntyre Antonio Cesaro Dolph Ziggler Sheamus Randy Orton John Cena 21 spots remain open. – Below is a look at the rest of […]

“Backstage Fallout” Raw, What You Didn’t See On The 20th Anniversary, Return To Houston

- This week’s “Backstage Fallout” Raw is embedded in the video below: [youtube id="mOK1IRWNmco" width="620" height="360"] – When the 20th Anniversary episode of WWE Raw went off the air The Rock started towards the back when CM Punk got on the mic. He told Rock to just bring it. They fought again and Rock ended […]

Another WWE Developmental Release

WWE has released Brandon Carter, also known as TAC, from his developmental contract. Carter is a former offensive lineman in the National Football League. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Fernando for sending this in.

Details On Tonight’s WWE TV Tapings From San Antonio, Texas – Alberto Del Rio’s Championship Fiesta, Randy Orton Faces Antonio Cesaro

WWE will tape this Friday’s WWE Main Event and Smackdown tonight from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. This week’s WWE Main Event will be headlined by Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro. After winning the World Heavyweight Championship, Alberto Del Rio will hold a “Championship Fiesta” on Smackdown. Raw Superstars Daniel Bryan, Kane, and Brodus Clay […]

RAW Results 1/14/13 – It’s A Rumble In Houston

Pre-RAW Commercial Cole talks about how ADR won the WHC. He will be on RAW live tonight. Also, The Rock will be on RAW live tonight. Show Starts Music & Pyro They cut together a lot of old opening videos. Tons of SCSA, The Rock, Trip, but even Gangrel and Ken Shamrock were in there! […]

Eve Torres Quits WWE

The official WWE website is running a story about Eve Torres quitting the company. While the kayfabe reasoning involves her outrage over her treatment on Raw, her contract was coming up and she chose not to re-sign, instead taking time off to focus on her upcoming wedding with Rener Gracie.

Two Title Matches Added To Royal Rumble

The following title matches were added to Royal Rumble on the 20th Anniversary of WWE Raw: Kane & Daniel Bryan will defend the WWE Tag Team Championship against Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow Alberto Del Rio will defend the World Heavyweight Championship against Big Show WWE Royal Rumble 2013 will take place Sunday, January 27, […]

This Week’s Guests On “The JBL & Cole Show,” King Kong Bundy Not Entering WWE HoF, Flair On Raw

- 3MB and ZZ Top are scheduled guests for this week’s episode of “The JBL & Cole Show”. We’ll post the show here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com on Friday. – King Kong Bundy will not enter the WWE Hall of Fame despite the rumor he started. – As expected, Ric Flair appeared on the 20th Anniversary of […]

Announced WWE Raw Attendance, Final Smackdown Rating

- 14,426 was the announced attendance for the 20th’s Anniversary of WWE Raw. The show was a legitimate sellout from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. – Last week’s Smackdown ended up doing a 2.2 cable rating to accompany the 3,130,000 viewers that Alex noted earlier. WWE will not only attribute the stronger number to […]

New WWE Divas Champion

Kaitlyn beat Eve Torres to win the WWE Divas Championship on the 20th Anniversary episode of WWE Raw. We broke the news of the title change last Thursday here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium. While new rumors have surfaced Eve is finishing up with WWE, we heard the plan was to switch the title on Raw and […]

Last Week’s Smackdown Gets Huge Viewership

Last week’s WWE Smackdown got the largest viewership for a Friday show in months! This past week’s show scored 3,130,000 viewers. That can be easily credited to The Rock‘s return to the show in over 10 years. The rating for the show will be announced later. Smackdown Ratings Archive

John Cena vs. The Rock For The WWE Title Set To Headline Wrestlemania 29?

WWE sent out early promotional material for their Royal Rumble 2013 DVD and it may have spoiled a major creative plan. Under the “Key Selling Points” for the DVD, the following bullet points are made: The Road to Wrestlemania begins here! Historically the highest selling pay-per-view release, behind only Wrestlemania Royal Rumble 2012 sold over 33k […]

WWE Series Moving Timeslots

WWE Saturday Morning Slam is moving to 10:30 AM as part of The CW’s “Vortexx” lineup. WWE confirmed the move with the following Tweet: WWE Saturday Morning Slam has moved to an ALL NEW time on @myvortexx! Catch the high-flying action at 10:30am every Saturday on The CW. — WWE (@WWE) January 14, 2013