This week’s 20th Anniversary of WWE Raw did a 3.24 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 4,550,000 viewers on the USA Network. We’re told Vince McMahon was hoping for a 3.5 cable rating with no competition but those in the company feel it’s going to take some time to build the audience for […]
Embedded in the video below is how WWE chose to explain the departure of Eve Torres from the company: [youtube id="mih_hh0hELY" width="620" height="360"] As previously noted, Eve’s contract was coming up and she chose to leave the company. We have more on her departure here in our Backstage News section. If you are not yet […]
We reported on Monday that Hulk Hogan filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Laser Spine Institute in Tampa, Florida, alleging the clinic performed unnecessary surgeries in 2009 that damaged his career. TMZ is reporting, through Hogan reps, the useless surgeries cost him a contract with WWE worth $50 million (including appearances) for a retirement […]
- Kamala is the latest name rumored to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year. Mick Foley’s induction was formally recognized on this week’s WWE Raw. – As of this writing Steve Austin is not in the plans for Wrestlemania 29. – Below is a photo of Ric Flair & The Rock backstage at WWE […]
- R-Truth is featured in the latest episode of “Superstar Toyz” that you can watch embedded in the video below: [youtube id="4z3d6cWOJJg" width="620" height="360"] – The official trailer for the upcoming WWE Studios film “The Call” starring Halle Berry with David Otunga in a supporting role is embedded in the video below: [youtube id=”w-z17SaIOUA” width=”620″ […]
- Wade Barrett was added to the 30-man Royal Rumble match on this week’s WWE Raw. The following participants are now confirmed for the match: Wade Barrett Heath Slater Jinder Mahal Drew McIntyre Antonio Cesaro Dolph Ziggler Sheamus Randy Orton John Cena 21 spots remain open. – Below is a look at the rest of […]
Steve Austin and Shawn Michaels are at the Sands Expos & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Shot Show this week. Austin made reference to missing Raw’s 20th Anniversary on Twitter. Below is his Tweet: Hitting the hay in Las Vegas. Hope RAW was a fun show. I was already booked here at […]
- This week’s “Backstage Fallout” Raw is embedded in the video below: [youtube id="mOK1IRWNmco" width="620" height="360"] – When the 20th Anniversary episode of WWE Raw went off the air The Rock started towards the back when CM Punk got on the mic. He told Rock to just bring it. They fought again and Rock ended […]
WWE has released Brandon Carter, also known as TAC, from his developmental contract. Carter is a former offensive lineman in the National Football League. Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Fernando for sending this in.
WWE will tape this Friday’s WWE Main Event and Smackdown tonight from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. This week’s WWE Main Event will be headlined by Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro. After winning the World Heavyweight Championship, Alberto Del Rio will hold a “Championship Fiesta” on Smackdown. Raw Superstars Daniel Bryan, Kane, and Brodus Clay […]
Pre-RAW Commercial Cole talks about how ADR won the WHC. He will be on RAW live tonight. Also, The Rock will be on RAW live tonight. Show Starts Music & Pyro They cut together a lot of old opening videos. Tons of SCSA, The Rock, Trip, but even Gangrel and Ken Shamrock were in there! […]
The official WWE website is running a story about Eve Torres quitting the company. While the kayfabe reasoning involves her outrage over her treatment on Raw, her contract was coming up and she chose not to re-sign, instead taking time off to focus on her upcoming wedding with Rener Gracie.
The following title matches were added to Royal Rumble on the 20th Anniversary of WWE Raw: Kane & Daniel Bryan will defend the WWE Tag Team Championship against Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow Alberto Del Rio will defend the World Heavyweight Championship against Big Show WWE Royal Rumble 2013 will take place Sunday, January 27, […]
- 3MB and ZZ Top are scheduled guests for this week’s episode of “The JBL & Cole Show”. We’ll post the show here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com on Friday. – King Kong Bundy will not enter the WWE Hall of Fame despite the rumor he started. – As expected, Ric Flair appeared on the 20th Anniversary of […]
- 14,426 was the announced attendance for the 20th’s Anniversary of WWE Raw. The show was a legitimate sellout from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. – Last week’s Smackdown ended up doing a 2.2 cable rating to accompany the 3,130,000 viewers that Alex noted earlier. WWE will not only attribute the stronger number to […]