Eve Torres Quits WWE

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.

Two Title Matches Added To Royal Rumble

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, […]

This Week’s Guests On “The JBL & Cole Show,” King Kong Bundy Not Entering WWE HoF, Flair On Raw

- 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 […]

Announced WWE Raw Attendance, Final Smackdown Rating

- 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 […]

New WWE Divas Champion

Kaitlyn beat Eve Torres to win the WWE Divas Championship on the 20th Anniversary episode of WWE Raw. We broke the news of the title change last Thursday here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium. While new rumors have surfaced Eve is finishing up with WWE, we heard the plan was to switch the title on Raw and […]

Last Week’s Smackdown Gets Huge Viewership

Last week’s WWE Smackdown got the largest viewership for a Friday show in months! This past week’s show scored 3,130,000 viewers. That can be easily credited to The Rock‘s return to the show in over 10 years. The rating for the show will be announced later. Smackdown Ratings Archive

John Cena vs. The Rock For The WWE Title Set To Headline Wrestlemania 29?

WWE sent out early promotional material for their Royal Rumble 2013 DVD and it may have spoiled a major creative plan. Under the “Key Selling Points” for the DVD, the following bullet points are made: The Road to Wrestlemania begins here! Historically the highest selling pay-per-view release, behind only Wrestlemania Royal Rumble 2012 sold over 33k […]

WWE Series Moving Timeslots

WWE Saturday Morning Slam is moving to 10:30 AM as part of The CW’s “Vortexx” lineup. WWE confirmed the move with the following Tweet: WWE Saturday Morning Slam has moved to an ALL NEW time on @myvortexx! Catch the high-flying action at 10:30am every Saturday on The CW. — WWE (@WWE) January 14, 2013

Santino Marella Confirms Neck Injury, Undergoing MRI

We reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com that Santino Marella suffered a head/neck injury at Friday’s WWE Raw live event in Austin, Texas. Santino, has confirmed he suffered a neck injury in his match with Tensai, and wrote the following on Twitter: My neck IS in fact tweaked, not sure how bad. MRI in a few mins, […]

WWE Not Acknowledging Releases, Bill DeMott Responds To Rumor, The First Raw

- WWE didn’t acknowledge the release of Trent Barreta on dot com. This is something they’ve shied away from with their last several releases (the release of Kharma comes to mind) as one observer commented about how it makes the company look bad. There was was speculation the releases were “ignored” during the Linda McMahon […]

Santino Marella Injured

We noted here on Sunday that Santino Marella was replaced by Jamie Noble at Saturday’s WWE Raw live event in Laredo, Texas. The same situation took place Sunday night in Corpus Christi. Santino was injured Friday night in a match against Tensai in Austin, Texas. The early word is some type of head/neck injury although […]