On Smackdown it was announced that John Cena would face Bray Wyatt in a Last Man Standing match at Payback. Other matches announced for Payback are The Shield vs. Evolution, and airs June 1st. We will have updates here at wrestlingnewsworld.com
WWE Smackdown Results – (5/16/14) Results by: Adam Wacker of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Welcome to this week’s Smackdown! The show begins highlighting the events of Daniel Bryan requiring neck surgery. Stephanie McMahon says she has been trying to tell everyone that he is a B+ Player. McMahon calls Daniel out, when Kane drags Bryan’s beaten body down […]
- The latest Impact Podcast is now online at this link. You can also listen in the player embedded below: – TNA crossover stars Rampage Jackson and King Mo will face one another on Saturday night at Bellator 120. Tito Ortiz is also on the card against Alexander Shlemenko. Dixie Carter Tweeted the following: Sounds […]
Following a day of bad news for WWE, here’s something a little more light-hearted. Is JBL a rosebud or a lemon? Find out in this week’s episode of The JBL & Cole Show. You can watch at this link or embedded below:
This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling did an average viewing audience of 1,053,000 viewers on Spike TV. This was down an average of 2,000 viewers from last week’s audience. TV by the Numbers has more data for the entire day available at this link. Impact Wrestling Viewership Archive
Lemelson Capital Management, a private investment management firm, announced on Friday they have a stake in shares of WWE and are calling on the Board of Directors to replace the executive management team or explore the sale of the business. The firm called on the changes following “a period of consistent losses, execution issues and […]
Vince McMahon lost $340 million on Friday due to shares of WWE falling more than 40%. According to Forbes.com, McMahon’s net worth is now estimated at $760 million, meaning he is no longer a billionaire. The drop comes in response to WWE announcing their new domestic TV licensing agreement with NBCUniversal. While investors were expecting […]
- Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta sent this link that goes to some depressing photos of the Pontiac Silverdome. The venue hosted a crowd of 93,173 on March 29, 1987 for Wrestlemania III. – One day after announcing their new domestic TV licensing agreement with NBCUniversal and watching their stock price fall in excess […]
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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.
WXW Wrestling has announced that WWE has signed Noah Kekoa to a developmental contract. Kekoa attended the Afa the Wild Samoan’s Wild Samoan Pro-Wrestling Training Center on a scholarship and became a standout. He’ll report to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.
Prince Devitt is rumored to have signed a developmental contract with WWE, however, he’s anything but confirming the news on Twitter. The following is from Twitter: @fergaldevitt Breaking News : Prince Devitt Sign With Tottenham Spurs pic.twitter.com/Q1IUYe3BUF — ILYASS? (@ilyassking1) May 15, 2014 I am delighted to announce I have just SIGNED a new 2 […]
Roman Reigns worked Thursday’s WWE live event in Newcastle, England, going over Randy Orton in a street fight. Reigns was injured at Wednesday’s show in Glasgow, where he suffered a deep gash above his right eye. He was checked out for a concussion but was cleared. Click here for WWE live event results from Newcastle.
One of the biggest proposed changes in WWE’s new domestic TV licensing deal was the possibility of taking Smackdown live. That didn’t end up happening as Raw and Smackdown will continue to air in their current form in the United States on the USA Network and SyFy respectively. The reason WWE was willing to incur […]
WWE continues their 2014 post-Wrestlemania 30 European tour over the weekend and will tape TVs in London next week. Below is this weekend’s schedule: Live Events: Friday from First Direct Arena in Leeds, England (more info) Friday from Palaolimpico in Turin, Italy (more info) Saturday from Nottingham Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England (more info) […]