Smackdown Viewership, JR Not Invited To Raw, Backstage Video

- Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown did an average viewing audience of 2,616,000 viewers on Syfy. The show ended up with a 1.88 cable rating. You can check out our Smackdown ratings and viewership archive at this link. – WWE’s treatment of Jim Ross is mind-boggling. A Twitter follower Tweeted him @JRsBBQ and asked […]

Jerry Lawler Hospitalized In Baltimore

WWE sent Jerry Lawler to a local Baltimore hospital on Monday after he began throwing up at the site of this week’s episode of Raw – the Baltimore Arena in Maryland. The hospital ran some tests and he’s believed to be OK. There’s no word as of press time if Lawler will still appear on […]

Why Ted DiBiase Left WWE, JBL & Alberto Del Rio’s Stolen Gimmick, Smackdown’s Premiere

- Josh Stewart has a new article online featuring quotes from “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase. In it, DiBiase spoke of his son’s decision to leave WWE. Below is an excerpt: “Almost the whole last year he was with WWE, he was there, he was working live events, but they didn’t put him back […]

Another Legend Confirmed For Raw, PTP Appearance, Batista A Breakout Actor, Dynamite Kid Update

- Ron Simmons is scheduled for this week’s episode of “Old School” episode of Monday Night Raw. – The Prime Time Players were on the local CBS affiliate in Baltimore Monday morning to promote this week’s show. Click here to watch their appearance. – Dave Batista was #10 on a list of “15 Breakout Stars […]

WWE To Stream Announcement That Will Change The Company Forever

WWE announced Monday here on dot com they will stream Wednesday’s groundbreaking announcement live on their official website. The announcement, termed a “blockbuster announcement that will change WWE forever,” will take place on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 9:30 PM EST from The Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vince McMahon, John Cena, Steve Austin, […]

Busy Week For HBK, Groundbreaking Announcement, Best Matches From Rollins, Lawler Sketches, Ezekiel Update

- Shawn Michaels is in Nashville, TN for the Archery Trade Association convention. I wouldn’t expect him on this week’s “Old School” Raw as a result. – Speaking of Michaels, he’ll be in Las Vegas on Wednesday for WWE’s groundbreaking announcement. The announcement, believed to have something to do with the proposed WWE Network, will […]

“Old School” Raw Preview – Updated List Of Legends, Punk/Reigns, Brock Lesnar

This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw will be an “old school” themed episode and will emanate from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Past legends officially advertised include Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, Diamond Dallas Page, Road Dogg and Billy Gunn. Other names expected to appear include Bob Backlund, Booker T, Gene Okerlund, Rikishi, Scotty […]

WWE Live Results (1/5/14) – Roanoke, Virginia

Below are quick results from Sunday’s WWE live event in Roanoke, Virginia: * Sin Cara b. Ryback * Alexander Rusev (NXT profile) b. Zack Ryder * The Bella Twins b. Aksana & Alicia Fox * The Great Khali b. Curtis Axel * Dolph Ziggler b. Alberto Del Rio * WWE Tag Team Champions Goldust & Cody […]

Mae Young Breathing With Assistance, Kidney Shutting Down

Mike Mooneyham provided a health update on WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young in his latest pro wrestling column at this link. Moneyham reports Young is breathing with the assistance of an oxygen machine and a kidney is in the process of shutting down. She’s currently under hospice care. Young, 90, was at one point […]

Edge Explains WWE Retirement Was Out Of His Hands

Edge took some on Twitter on Sunday to address his retirement and subsequent departure from WWE. Rather than trying to paraphrase, the following is from Twitter: I didn't make the decision. WWE and the medical team can't clear me. Choice was out of my hands, so ya move on with your life @jon422002 — Adam […]

Video Of Flair’s Speech, Mick Foley On Smackdown, Damien Sandow Speaks

- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kassim Osgood posted the following Instagram video of Ric Flair’s speech to the team: – Mick Foley is advertised for Tuesday’s Smackdown taping in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. – The Carroll County Times has an in-character piece featuring Damien Sandow where he promotes this week’s “Old School” Raw at this link.

NXTers On Weekend WWE Shows, JR On His WWE Departure, Los Matadores In Puerto Rico

- The following WWE NXT workers were on the road with main WWE roster over the weekend – Dan Engler (referee, a/k/a Rudy Charles), Rusev Alexander, Emma and Bo Dallas. – Jim Ross was asked on the Q&A section of his official website if he’ll ever discuss publicly the details and circumstances that resulted in […]