WWE Smackdown Viewership Up For Batista Heel Turn

Last week’s episode of Smackdown – featuring Batista turning heel and going on the face Dolph Ziggler – did an average viewing audience of 2,796,000 viewers on SyFy. The show tied Game of Stones for the number two original on cable with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. You can see how the competition for the […]

Dolph Ziggler Tweets About WWE Editing Out Chants On Smackdown

Dolph Ziggler Tweeted that WWE edited out “We want Ziggler” chants off this week’s episode of Smackdown. I wouldn’t read too much into this as it’s likely to play into the pro-Batista/anti-Daniel Bryan storyline. Below is the Tweet: kudos to @WWE for editing out the WE WANT ZIGGLER chants face to face w/dave I will never forget that thank […]

Ziggler & Big E Talk WWE Network, Triple H With Motorhead, Michael Cole Talks NXT

- Dolph Ziggler and Big E talk about what they’re excited to see on the upcoming WWE Network in a new video posted by WWE at this link. You can also watch in the video embedded below: – Triple H and Stephanie McMahon were with Fraser Kilmister or Lemmy from Motörhead over the weekend. Below […]

Cody & Brandi Rhodes At NXT, Big E Talks Black History, Mikey From The Spirit Squad

- Cody Rhodes and his wife Brandi greeted fans at Friday night’s WWE NXT live event Largo, Florida. Cody even worked an angle in the ring. You can check out all the action here on the NXT Instagram. – WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E talks about Black History Month at this link. – Remember former […]

WWE Network Preparations, What You Won’t See On Smackdown

WWE taped pre-shows prior to this week’s Raw and Smackdown tapings in Los Angeles and Ontario, California respectively. The tapings are being done as trial runs for the upcoming WWE Network with a panel comprised of Renee Young, Alex Riley, Booker T and Tensai. I believe Josh Mathews was on the panel on Monday night […]

Dolph Ziggler Cuts Outstanding WWE App Promo, O’Neil’s Heel Turn, Darren Young Gets Stitches

- Dolph Ziggler turned some heads with his promo on the WWE App that aired after his Elimination Chamber qualifying match against Antonio Cesaro on this week’s episode of Smackdown. You can watch it at this link. – The heel turn of Titus O’Neil is featured in this week’s installment of Backstage Fallout Smackdown at […]

Ryback Jokes About Punk Departure, Ziggler’s Contract, Punk’s Appearance At Comic Con

- Ryback wrote the following on Twitter regarding CM Punk’s WWE departure: I call dibs on GTS, Pepsi Plunge and running knee in corner. I am sure Sheamus will take the rest. — Ryan Reeves (@Ryback22) January 29, 2014 Internet I officially delete my career to this point and now proclaim myself The Best Big […]

Batista Flips The Bird After Rumble, Foley “F*cking Sad” For Ziggler, Punk & Bryan

- Batista was a complete heel following the heat he received from the live crowd for winning the 30-man Royal Rumble match. While he was making his way up the ramp, he mockingly did Daniel Bryan’s “Yes” chant and flipped a member of the audience off. – Mick Foley continued with his initial reaction with […]

Rusev Debuts, Dolph Ziggler & Sheamus Return, Nash A Surprise Entrant

Quick Royal Rumble news & notes… – WWE Royal Rumble 2014 was a legitimate sellout from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Attendance announced on the show was 15,715. – Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was backstage hanging out before the show and was shown sitting ringside on camera. Below is a photo with […]

Daniel Bryan’s Royal Rumble Status, Why Dolph Ziggler Was Sent To Pittsburgh For Evaluation

There continues to be a lot of speculation regarding Daniel Bryan’s status for next week’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view after suffering a concussion on last week’s episode of Monday Night Raw. As we reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com, Bryan hasn’t worked since Raw last week as a result of the injury. His clearance hinges on passing an […]