WWE updated their Key Performance Indicators, giving a preliminary buyrate number for WWE Battleground 2014. According to the data, the pay-per-view drew 113,000 traditional pay-per-view buys. Below is a screen capture of the chart: While a buyrate of 113,000 would be considered a disaster in the pay-per-view era, things are much different with the evolution […]
CM Punk and WWE are engaged in a legal battle, according to a new report on PWTorch.com (featuring a mention of the Wrestling Observer). Apparently Punk sent a letter to WWE over their use of his likeness, specifically his likeness in the WWE ’15 video game. Punk is seeking royalties but WWE feel they have […]
This week’s Labor Day edition of WWE Monday Night Raw garnered an average viewing audience of 3,920,333 viewers on the USA Network. Below is how viewership broke down by hour: Hour one – 4,009,000 viewers Hour two – 3,925,000 viewers Hour three – 3,827,000 viewers This is the second straight week the company has failed […]
The Dallas Cowboys have signed defensive lineman Michael Sam to their practice squad, ESPN.com has confirmed. As for why this is being published here – it officially nullifies WWE’s invitation for him to appear on next week’s episode of Monday Night Raw in Baltimore, MD. We explained earlier that dot com removed Stephanie McMahon’s “open […]
The Rock confirmed Wednesday on Twitter that he will play the role of Black Adam in the upcoming DC Comics film. You can read his Tweet below: "Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot." My honor to become.. #BlackAdam #TheAntiHero #DCComics pic.twitter.com/Qk55eNf3R7 — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) September 3, 2014 Dot com penned […]
- WrestleZone.com reported on Wednesday that Steve Guerrieri was promoted to lead creative writer of Smackdown. Ryan Ward, who had been acting as lead writer, will still be in charge of writing WWE NXT. The writers are also involved with Raw under the direction of Dave Kapoor and Ed Koskey. – Jerry Lawler is scheduled […]
Wardrobe Malfunction on WWE Main Event There was a wardrobe malfunction on this week’s episode of WWE Main Event as Layla grabbed the trunks of Rosas Mendes and exposed her backside, while working on the ring apron. There were more than a few people that questioned whether or not it was intentional as WWE looks […]
Sinn Bodhi (f/k/a Kizarny in WWE) continues to provide updates on the health of Jake “The Snake” Roberts. In his latest update — posted on Tuesday — Bodhi announced that Roberts has been taken off the ventilator. The following is from Facebook: Post by Sinn Bodhi. To recap, Roberts was hospitalized last Wednesday after experiencing […]
Alberto Del Rio — as El Patron Alberto — is being advertised for AAA’s “Ring & Rock StAAArs 3″ show from the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on Sunday, September 14, 2014. Alberto will team with Myzterziz (formerly known as Sin Cara in WWE, where he uses the same gear as Sin Cara) and La […]
Below are details on what cameras didn’t film at this week’s Raw taping in Des Moines, Iowa and Main Event/Smackdown taping in Lincoln, Nebraska: What you didn’t see on WWE Raw… There were no dark matches — before or after the show. After cameras stopped filming following the main event, John Cena, Chris Jericho and […]
WWE has pulled Stephanie McMahon’s “Open Letter” to Michael Sam from their official website. In the letter, Stephanie, as Chief Brand Officer, formally invites Sam to next week’s episode of Monday Night Raw. You can still read the letter here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. I followed-up with harsh criticism about how the move shows desperation and highlights […]
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WWE NXT Diva Veronica Lane has announced that she is finished with WWE. She broke the news in a Tweet/note on Tuesday that has been embedded below: "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." pic.twitter.com/e6QylAnT92 — Veronica Lane (@VeronicaLaneWWE) September 3, 2014 Lane signed with the company in 2013 and recently recovered from […]
WWE just sent out the following mobile alert: BREAKING: Dolph Ziggler to defend his Intercontinental Title against The Miz at Night of Champions on Sept. 21 on WWE Network. WWE Night of Champions 2014 will take place Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. We’ll have complete coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
WWE Main Event Results (9/2/14) From the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska Reported by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Welcome to WNW’s live coverage of Main Event! Damien Sandow is in the ring dressed as The Miz. Before we get things started, congrats to The Miz for his victory last night on Raw. Miz is shooting […]