Prelim Buyrate For WWE Extreme Rules – Down From Last Year

WWE has updated their Key Performance Indicators through the month of May. In them, the preliminary buyrate for WWE Extreme Rules is reported. The show, headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H III, did an estimated 228,000 pay-per-view buys. This was down from last year’s show, Lesnar’s return [and subsequent job] against John Cena, which […]

World Title Match Official For WWE Money The Bank

WWE has officially announced Alberto Del Rio vs. Dolph Ziggler for the World Heavyweight Championship at next month’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view. WWE Money in the Bank 2013 will take place Sunday, July 14, 2013 from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.

New Member To WWE Announce Team, Sheamus vs. Damien Sandow On Smackdown

New Addition To WWE Announce Team Alex Riley replaced Matt Striker on commentary at this week’s WWE Superstars taping. Riley was alongside Tony Dawson.  Striker was released last week when WWE opted out of his contract renewal. This Week on Smackdown Sheamus will face Damien Sandow in a Dublin Street Fight on this week’s episode […]

Smackdown Viewership Continues To Drop

Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown did an average viewing audience of 2,280,000 viewers on SyFy. The show did a 1.71 cable rating. The viewership numbers continue to drop and what makes them even worse is the show wasn’t up against any significant competition. Smackdown Ratings Archive

2K Sports Announces Artwork Contest For WWE 2K14

2K Sports announced a contest on Monday where consumers are presented with the opportunity to create original designs of WWE Superstars and Divas. The winner will see their design be included with WWE 2K14 retail copies. Below is the official press release: 2K Announces Original Cover Artwork Contest for WWE® 2K14 Consumers presented with opportunity […]

WWE Star Due In Court For DUI Trial On Tuesday

Jack Swagger is due back in court on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 for the pending charge of Driving Under the Influence in Gulfport, Mississippi. Swagger was arrested after the February 19th WWE Smackdown taping from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi when he was stopped by police for speeding.  The officer determined Swagger was driving under the […]

WWE Live Results (6/23/13) – Albany, Georgia

Below are quick results from Sunday’s WWE live event in Albany, Georgia: * WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel b. The Miz * Zeb Colter and Antonio Cesaro issue an “open challenge” that sets up a match against Dolph Ziggler for later in the evening. * Ted DiBiase b. Heath Slater * Layla & Kaitlyn b. […]

Jackie Fargo Dead At 85

Jackie Fargo (real name Henry Faggart), who had a lot of success with NWA Mid-America and served as a mentor to Jerry Lawler, has died at the age of 85. Fargo was hospitalized last week with a heart issue. Below are some reactions from social media: Les Thatcher on Facebook: RIP Jackie Fargo! Your greatness […]

Who Will Join The Main Event Mafia?, Impact Wrestling Preview

Below is the official preview for this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling: Preview Thursday’s IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c! Two big title matches, the Bound For Glory Series continues, TNA Gut Check returns – and who is next to join the Main Event Mafia? If you can’t watch IMPACT on Thursday, make sure […]