WWE United States Champion John Cena has been pulled from several upcoming WWE shows, according to the official calendar on WWE.com. Dates that no longer feature Cena on their official show listings include this weekend’s live events, the next two weeks of Monday Night Raw and the upcoming Australian tour. Cena is currently dealing with […]
TNA Wrestling held another set of television tapings on Thursday night from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Scott Brooks of WrestlingNewsWorld.com was on hand and filed the following report: Xplosion: Match 1) Micah defeated Jessie Godderz via a Diving Headbutt. Impact Wrestling Match 1) For the TNA X-Division Championship, Tigre Uno retained over Kenny King […]
WWE Smackdown Results (7/30/15) Thursday, July 30th, 2015 Fro BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Report by Zack Krasney of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Hello everyone and welcome back to Smackdown here on WrestlingNewsWorld, aka Zackdown! I am your host, Zack Krasney! This week we are seeing more build towards SummerSlam! I’ve decided I’m going to start a new […]
It has not been a great week to be a wrestling fan for the obvious and already well documented reasons that I am not going to dwell on here. One out of touch, misinformed and frankly despicable character thankfully does not represent wrestling as a whole and I would like to write about people far […]
This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling did 343,000 viewers in its first airing on Destination America. That’s up +26,000 from the week prior. The replay at midnight added 64,000 viewers. Ring of Honor did 171,000 viewers in its lone airing on Destination America. 2015 TNA Impact Wrestling Viewership Archive: January 7, 2015 (Wednesday): 359,000 viewers […]
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Vince McMahon briefly addressed the departure of Hulk Hogan from WWE in today’s conference call with investors. In it, a caller asked about Hogan’s departure without mentioning him by name. McMahon said that Hogan’s departure has no material effect on the organization, reiterating he was no longer under contract. Vince said their focus remains on […]
WWE held a conference call with investors on Thursday morning to discuss their 2015 second quarter earnings. Vince McMahon and CFO George Barrios hosted the call and answered questions. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and filed the following recap: Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement. He handed […]
Bay News 9 out of Tampa, Florida have uncovered more racially fueled comments made by Hulk Hogan. This time the comments were made during May 2008 (the unauthorized sex tape comments were in 2007) when Hogan’s son, Nick Bollea, was serving 8 months in jail for a car crash that left his friend John Graziano […]
Lesnar Added to WWE Live Event Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman have been added to WWE’s live event on October 3, 2015 from Madison Square Garden in New York City. While they have yet to be added on the official or local listing, MSG sent out the following email blast on Thursday morning: Click here […]
WWE unveiled new programming on Thursday for the WWE Network to help continue its growth. Below are the highlights of the new programming: WWE expects to add approximately 180 hours of original content to the network’s featured programming. A reality series following the stars of NXT as they strive to make WWE’s main roster A […]
WWE released the traditional buyrate numbers for their pay-per-views in the second quarter of 2015 on Thursday. These numbers mean next to nothing now that the WWE Network is in operation and we broke down those numbers at this link. Here are the pay-per-view numbers: WWE Extreme Rules – 56,000 buys (compared to 108,000 in […]
The WWE Network had 1,156,000 paid subscribers through June 30, 2015. For the second quarter of 2015 (April, May and June), the service averaged approximately 1,216,000 paid subscribers. More information is available in WWE’s 2015 second quarter earnings released today. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.
WWE reported their 2015 second quarter financial results on Thursday before market open. Below is the official press release: Second-Quarter 2015 Highlights OIBDA of $13.2 million increased $27.8 million from the prior year quarter WWE Network total subscribers increased 75% to more than 1.2 million from the second quarter 2014; average paid subscribers increased 31% to […]
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