Aaron Oster interviewed Magnus on his podcast and transcribed it on RollingStone.com. Magnus, who worked for Global Force Wrestling last night (results here), had a lot of interesting things to say. Below are the highlights: Decision to leave TNA: I’ve been with TNA for six-and-a-half years, which has been incredible for me. I’ve seen a […]
The contestants of WWE Tough Enough will head to next week’s episode of Monday Night Raw in Atlanta, GA. The announcement was posted by WWE through a Vine video: Click here to load (if not loaded) The #ToughEnough competitors get a surprise today, they are headed to #RAW in Atlanta! #Roadtrip https://t.co/WAOlLhTWsm — WWE (@WWE) […]
Paige & AJ Lee Reunite Former WWE Diva AJ Lee and current WWE Diva Paige reunited in Los Angeles on Thursday. Paige tweeted a photo of the two of them with the hashtag #FreaksAndGeeks and it trended Twitter. Below is the photo: Click here to load (if not loaded) In LA and look who I […]
Global Force Wrestling ran a live event in Appleton, Wisconsin on Thursday night. Hornswoggle was in attendance and posed for photos with fans, you can view two of them below: Click here to load (if not loaded) And unannounced (seeing as he's from the area), pic with Hornswoggle. pic.twitter.com/BorRLndbO3 — Troy Evers (@NMUFred) July 9, […]
Jim Ross blogged on a controversial element included in his latest podcast, which we covered here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Basically, JR recalled to Mike Tenay how he convinced Vince McMahon to hire Gail Kim (who JR stated was one of his all-time favorite performers). Apparently Vince wasn’t too keen on hiring a Diva of Asian decent, […]
WWE has reportedly terminated Lisa Fox Lee, according to a report by MLW. Click here to load (if not loaded) https://twitter.com/MLW/status/619343129162989569 Lee was promoted by WWE in January to Executive Vice President, Content and reported directly to Vince McMahon. She was the first to hold the newly created position in WWE to oversee the strategic […]
This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling did an average viewing audience of 353,000 viewers on Destination America. That’s up +86,000 viewers from the prior week’s 2015 low. The replay at midnight did 100,000 viewers. Ring of Honor, which preceded Impact, garnered an average viewing audience of 128,000 viewers on Destination America. That’s down (-29,000 viewers) […]
WWE Smackdown Results (7/9/15) Thursday, July 9th, 2105 From BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Report by Zack Krasney of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Hello everyone and welcome back to WWE Smackdown Zackdown results thread! After missing last week I am glad to be back! A big thank you CJ Blaze who covered me last week! Ironically […]
WWE NXT General Manager William Regal announced at the San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday that Finn Balor will defend the NXT Championship against Kevin Owens at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn on August 22. Click here to load (if not loaded) #NXTChampion @WWEBalor takes on former champion @FightOwensFight at #NXTTakeOver: Brooklyn. http://t.co/hv9ZOGhDFz pic.twitter.com/lxTwHlYk38 — WWE (@WWE) July […]
– The storyline for the Season 4 premiere of Total Divas that aired Thursday on E! was that Eva Marie was being groomed to replace the Bella twins in light of their contracts expiring. The episode ended with Nikki Bella unofficially announcing a new 3-year deal but the teaser was Brie had decided otherwise. Viewership […]
Cameron addressed her infrequent appearances on Season 4 of Total Divas in a statement posted on Twitter. You can read it below: Click here to load (if not loaded) For #teamgirlbye…. pic.twitter.com/G88LiOLIqK — Ariane Andrew (@WWECameron) July 9, 2015 If you’re unable to get the tweet to load, I transcribed it in the space below: […]
Wrestling News World reader Jon S sent word that on this week’s episode of Jim Ross’s The Ross Report podcast with Mike Tenay (available for download here), JR talked about how he convinced Vince McMahon to hire Gail Kim. Apparently McMahon was skeptical because she is Asian, when JR explained to him that a lot […]
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One of the recurring criticisms we’ve had of WWE over the years is their inability to do anything in moderation. From flat out refusing to push a talented prospect to giving a marginal talent multiple opportunities in the main event. From having content during the Attitude Era that at times rivaled soft-core pornography to over-the-top […]