NBC Universal announced on Monday the rebranding and makeover of its G4 television network into “The Esquire Channel.” They’ll be teaming with Esquire magazine to launch “an upscale Bravo for men.” This is significant as both WWE and UFC tried to purchase the network and rebrand it for their respective companies. As I reported here […]
Below are quick results from Sunday’s WWE Raw live event in Cape Girardeau, Missouri: * Zack Ryder b. Corey Graves * Tensai b. Alex Riley * WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn b. Tamina Snuka * The New Age Outlaws b. Team Rhodes Scholars * Justin Gabriel b. David Otunga * Chris Jericho b. Dolph Ziggler * […]
– We heard there was some criticism of last weekend’s Smackdown live events due to the lack of star power. Big Show was off and replaced by Wade Barrett. On the Raw shows, John Cena didn’t work. – Gerald Brisco is scheduled to scout talent at the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Hall of Fame weekend in […]
For those that missed it over the weekend, we broke exclusively here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com that CM Punk was knocked loopy after he was dropped on his head after a botched suplex by The Miz at Saturday night’s WWE Raw live event in Springfield, Missouri (results here). The spot was supposed to be a double stalling […]
Below are quick results from Sunday’s WWE Smackdown live event in Louisville, Kentucky: * Kofi Kingston b. Heath Slater w/Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal * Alicia Fox b. Aksana * Fandango b. Yoshi Tatsu * Randy Orton & Sheamus b. Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins via disqualification when Roman Reigns got involved * Brodus Clay […]
The Undertaker is in Nashville, TN where this week’s WWE Raw will take place from the Bridgestone Arena. A photo is circulating on Twitter of Undertaker with Gnash, the official mascot of the Nashville Predators NHL team as he was in attendance at Sunday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Below is the photo: We’re told […]
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WWE will broadcast this week’s Monday Night Raw from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Below is a quick preview: WWE Champion The Rock returns Brock Lesnar isn’t advertised but WWE teases another attack. Who will Mark Henry go after next? Jack Swagger or someone else poised for a big 2013? Will John Cena, Sheamus […]
Below are quick results from Saturday’s WWE Smackdown live event in Champaign, Illinois: * Brodus Clay b. Conor O’Brian * Alicia Fox b. Aksana * Kofi Kingston b. Heath Slater w/Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal * Randy Orton & Sheamus b. Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose via disqualification when Roman Reigns interfered * Fandango b. […]
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. In it, he remembers Curt Hennig, comments on DirecTV/the WWE Network and Steve Austin’s new film deal. Below is an excerpt: Can’t help but think about Curt Hennig aka Mr. Perfect today on the anniversary of his untimely passing. “Perfecto’ was as good […]
Below are quick results from Saturday’s TNA Wrestling live event in Vicksburg, Mississippi: * Christian York b. Zema Ion * TNA Knockout Champion Tara b. Velvet Sky * Chavo Guerrero b. Christopher Daniels via disqualification after interference by Kazarian. This turned into Chavo & Hernandez over Daniels and Kazarian. * James Storm b. Austin Aries […]
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Ric Flair wrote the following on Twitter: I’m playing a doctor on Stuff You Should Know. It’s hilarious. 2pm on the @sciencechannel #SYSKtwitpic.com/c27wdc — Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) February 9, 2013 For more on “Stuff You Should Know” and the Science Channel, click here.
TNA Wrestling’s announcement they would not be renewing their lease with Universal Studios and would be taking Impact on the road gave the locker room a big morale boost. Several workers had described the Universal crowd as “spoiled,” “calloused,” and even “exhausting” to try and garner a reaction from. The feeling amongst several people was […]
–CM Punk was shaken up at Saturday’s WWE Raw live event in Springfield, Missouri. The Miz botched a stalling suplex on Punk, causing him to land awkwardly on his head. Punk was then checked on by officials for several minutes and eventually went on to continue competing, although our correspondent noted that “you could tell […]