Smackdown Audience Up To Close February

This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown did an average viewing audience of 2,624,000 viewers on SyFy. That is up +221,000 viewers from the week prior. TV by the Numbers has data for the top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for all of Thursday at this link. Smackdown Viewership Archive: January 2, 2015 (Friday) – […]

Updated Lineup For Wrestlemania 31, JBL (Not Cole) Show

Below is the updated lineup for Wrestlemania 31 headed into the weekend: WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match – Brock Lesnar (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Roman Reigns Singles Match – Triple H vs. Sting Ladder Match for the Intercontinental Championship – Wade Barrett vs. TBA Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal The winner receives a trophy […]

More Returns In NXT?, Otunga Wants To Wrestle, Mysterio Update

- With Rhyno and The Brian Kendrick resurfacing down in WWE NXT, dot com looks at who they would like to see re-emerge. Their list includes Chris Masters, Tajiri, Shelton Benjamin, Victoria, Jason Albert, Carlito, Michelle McCool and John Morrison. CLICK HERE to read the piece in its entirety. – David Otunga is still hoping […]

More Battle Royal Participants, Smackdown Fallout, WWE Shop Coupons

- Adam Rose and Fandango are the latest announced participants for the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at Wrestlemania 31. They join The Miz, Curtis Axel and Ryback as previously announced participants. – The latest episode of Smackdown Fallout is online at this link or embedded in the video below: – WWE is sending […]

Weekend WWE Schedule – Live From MSG, NXT, TV Tapings

WWE will hit the ground running this weekend, beginning on Friday night from Madison Square Garden. Below is this weekend’s schedule: Live Events: Friday from Madison Square Garden in new York, NY (more info) Saturday from the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT (more info) Saturday from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, […]

Rey Mysterio To Break Silence Over Wrestlemania 31 Weekend

Rey Mysterio will be at Wrestlemania 31 weekend in Santa Clara, California, it just won’t be with WWE. Mysterio will do a live podcast interview on MLWRadio.com at the Taste Restaurant Nightclub in Santa Clara on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Rapper Wale will perform afterwards. You can get more details and purchase tickets at this […]

Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match Announced For WrestleMania 31

WWE sent out a breaking news alert on Thursday night to announce that Bad News Barrett will defend the Intercontinental Championship in a multi-Superstar Ladder Match at WrestleMania 31. The number and identity of participants will be revealed in the coming weeks. The article notes that R-Truth and Dolph Ziggler have non-title victories over Barrett, […]

WWE Smackdown Results (2/26/15) – Intercontinental Championship Changes Hands Twice! Smackdown is on Fire!

WWE Smackdown Results (2/26/15) Thursday, February 26th, 2015 From Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA! Report by Zack Krasney of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Hey everyone welcome back to Smackdown! After the fallout from Fastlane we are officially on the road to Wrestlemania! What rivalries will be born and what rivalries will we see grow? WWE Smackdown Results Smackdown […]

WWE Confirms Rey Mysterio’s Departure

WWE just issued the following statement in regards to Rey Mysterio’s status with the company: “Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE.” As we reported here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com, Mysterio’s profile has been moved to the Alumni section on the official WWE website. This has been expected for months as we reported here on […]

Rey Mysterio Gone From WWE

WWE has quietly moved the official profile of Rey Mysterio to the Alumni section of their official website. It would appear he is officially finished with the company, even though they have not issued a statement about his departure at press time. We reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium on December 26, 2014 that WWE had […]

Cena & Hogan On Tech Tour, #WWEMSG Tickets, Total Divas Preview

- John Cena, Hulk Hogan and Stephanie McMahon spent Thursday touring Google, Twitter and Facebook as part of a Wrestlemania Tech Tour. Dot com covered it with photos and more at this link. – Wrestling News World reader Ralph Garcia sent this in: According to TiqIQ, the average asking price on the secondary market for […]

Triple H & Stephanie McMahon Elected To WWE Board Of Directors

WWE announced on Thursday that Stephanie McMahon, Triple H and Robyn Peterson have been elected to its Board of Directors. You can read the official release below: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced that WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, WWE Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative Paul Levesque and Chief Technology […]

Minneapolis & Philadelphia Want Wrestlemania 33

Local and state officials out of Minnesota are working to bring Wrestlemania 33 to the new Vikings stadium in Minneapolis in 2017. Philadelphia is also preparing to bid on the event. Wrestlemania 31 will take place next month at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas will host Wrestlemania 32 in […]