Official Buyrate Numbers For Royal Rumble & Elimination Chamber – Both Down From Last Year

Earlier this morning WWE reported their earnings for the first quarter of 2012. In the report, the official buyrates for Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber were announced. They were reported as follows: Royal Rumble – 443,000 buys (compared to 446,000 in 2011) Elimination Chamber – 178,000 buys (compared to 199,000 in 2011) Click here to […]

WWE Reports First Quarter Earnings For 2012 – Up From Last Year

- WWE announced their 2012 first quarter earnings this morning. Below is the official press release: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenues totaled $123.1 million as compared to $119.9 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $16.0 million as compared to $13.2 […]

The Ultimate Warrior Speaks Openly For The First Time About His Relationship With Vince McMahon & Life After Wrestling

- Mister Saint Laurent reporting: The Ultimate Warrior joined Mister Saint Laurent on MLW Radio, the official podcast of Major League Wrestling. The interview shatters a lot of myths and preconceived notions about the man that would become one of WWE’s biggest stars of all time. In part 1 of the revealing and honest conversation, […]

Jerry Lawler At Memphis Grizzlies Game; Charles Barkley Calls Out Brock Lesnar In Studio Segment

Wrestling News World reader Steve Miner sent in the following: Last night on the NBA halftime show on TNT during the Memphis vs LA Clippers game, they showed highlights of Jerry Lawler in the crowd. He was giving a pile driver to a fan who was wearing a Clippers outfit. Charles Barkley proceeded to call […]

Michelle McCool Congratulates Layla; Celebrates One Year Since Leaving WWE

- The following is from the official Twitter account of Michelle McCool: And though I didn’t see it, congrats to @mslayel ! Maybe I’ll watch now that my tv will be flawless again!#laycoolforeverflawless — Michelle McCool (@McCoolMichelleL) May 1, 2012 Wow, y’all have ever so nicely reminded me that’s it’s been exactly 1 year since […]

WWE Dot Com Article Calls Eric Bischoff A “Sports-Entertainment Punchline”

Dot com has a new article online looking at how the WCW Cruiserweight Championship “changed the game.” However, the piece is grabbing headlines because of what it says about TNA executive Eric Bischoff. Below is an excerpt: Through the crumbling of WCW and his own shameless self-promotion, Bischoff has become somewhat of a sports-entertainment punchline. […]

Smackdown Taping In Corpus Christi, The Bella Twins On Indy Show, Dean Ambrose Update

- WWE has announced the July 3rd Smackdown taping will take place from the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. – Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta sent word that The Bella Twins are booked for the June 1st Northeast Wrestling show in Poughkeepsie, New York. They are being billed as Nicole and Bri […]

Charlie Haas Says The WWE Tag Team Division Sucks, Comments On The Job Of John Laurinaitis

Wrestling News World reader Mike Buda sent in the following: This is Mike Buda with SportstownChicago.com. We recently had an interview with Charlie Haas and he talked about ROH’s tag team success, Jim Cornette, John Laurainitis, Team Angle and his thoughts of WWE’s tag team division and how to fix it. Here are a few […]

Cody Rhodes Discusses Breaking In; Spending A Year Driving John Cena Around

The Toldeo Free Press has a new article online featuring quotes from WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes. Below are the highlights: “When we weren’t at [training], we were at somebody’s apartment, watching WWE 24/7. And when we weren’t there, we were eating, and I was learning about diet and training — that was something I […]