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WWE just confirmed here on dot com that Brad Armstrong, 51, was found dead on Thursday. According to their official statement, Armstrong saw his physician last week for a medical issue and was found unresponsive Thursday morning. Brad worked for World Championship Wrestling in the 90′s and briefly in 2000-2001 before injuring his knee. He […]
This week’s Smackdown will be preempted in the United States as NBC Universal will be airing a benefit concert called “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” across all their networks on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 8 PM ET. Money collected from the program will be donated to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. […]
Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios hosted a conference call on Thursday morning with investors to discuss the company’s 2012 quarter three earnings. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Below are the highlights: Michael Weitz, from investors relations, opened the call by reading a prepared statement which included well […]
The latest episode of WWE “Outside the Ring” features WWE Champion CM Punk and is embedded in the video below:
Vince McMahon just announced on a conference call with investors to discuss WWE’s 2012 third quarter earnings that the WWE Network will be a premium subscription model and will be distributed by all the major players. He said it will be the most interactive network in the world and put over the tremendous amount of […]
The Kids Wish Network issued the following press release on Thursday: WWE® SUPERSTAR JOHN CENA, KIDS WISH NETWORK GRANT WISH FOR BOY WITH HYDROCEPHALUS JONESBORO, Ga. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network announced today that through the generosity of the WWE and other sponsors, Maurice Wilson’s dream of meeting his favorite WWE Superstar, John […]
- In addition to Scott Steiner, Robert Gibson from The Rock ‘N Roll Express was backstage visiting at WWE Hell in a Cell last Sunday. – The first week sales of CM Punk: Best in the World were strong. The DVD moved a total of 28,938 total units. – WWE’s overseas tour gets in full swing […]
- TNA Bound for Glory did approximately 20,000 buys. While down from previous years, initial estimates have it as the most-bought pay-per-view of 2012. – TNA will broadcast this week’s Impact Wrestling on Thursday night from Universal studios in Orlando, Florida. The official preview for this week’s show can be read at this link. We’ll […]
Joel Luke from Ottumwa, Iowa pled guilty to fifth-degree theft for his role in stealing two TNA Champions belts at a TNA live event in the city on August 18, 2012. Luke was sentenced to two years probation. The case of Forrest Jamison, who operated as an accessory, is still pending.
WWE released the official pay-per-view buyrate numbers for all shows in the third quarter of 2012 in their earnings release Thursday morning. They are as follows: Money in the Bank – 188,000 buys (compared to 195,000 buys in 2011) SummerSlam – 358,000 buys (compared to 296,000 buys in 2011) Night of Champions – 189,000 buys […]
- WWE announced their 2012 third quarter earnings Thursday morning prior to the stock market open. Below is the release in its entirety: WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Revenues totaled $104.2 million as compared to $108.5 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $5.0 million […]
Below is the official preview for this week’s Impact Wrestling: – Thursday’s broadcast features the return of OPEN FIGHT NIGHT! Who will get called out? Who has a score to settle? Who wants revenge? You never know who will get challenged every month during OPEN FIGHT NIGHT! – One challenge that is already set for […]
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. Below are some highlights: Unique crowd in Atlanta on Sunday and not the typical Hotlanta grouping. Either we did not provide what they wanted to see or they, as a group, didn’t connect to the show. Nonetheless, for me it is always good to work […]