Mark Henry stated in a media interview to promote next week’s Smackdown taping in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that he’ll retire from professional wrestling when his next contract expires. His new deal, signed last summer, expires in June 2016. You can read the promotional interview where he disclosed this information at this link.
- The Great Khali became a United States citizen on Thursday. You can check out a photo Tweeted out by Ranjin Singh (David Kapoor from WWE creative) below: To my bro @GreatKhali, congrats on becoming a US Citizen today! Now we're both as American as @WWEZeb #WeThePeople pic.twitter.com/Erijx7YCYL — Ranjin Singh (@WWERanjinSingh) February 21, 2014 […]
TMZ Sports photographed Hulk Hogan, in full Hulkamania gear, training at the WWE Performance Center. They reported that Hogan will re-debut with WWE on the February 24, 2014 episode of Monday Night Raw in Green Bay, Wisconsin. They also note he’s scheduled to appear at Wrestlemania XXX in April. You can read their coverage at […]
- The Miz and Maryse were married in the Bahamas on Thursday. WWE names in attendance included Zack Ryder, John Morrison and Kelly Kelly. We have more coverage here on DivaKnockout.com. – Remember that Diamond Dallas Page will be featured on Friday night’s episode of Shark Tank on ABC. The show airs at 10 PM/9 […]
- WWE announced on Friday that CFO George Barrios will participate in the 2014 KeyBanc Consumer Conference on Thursday, February 27, 2014 in New York City. You can read the press release at this link. – Wrestling News World reader Jake sent word that Kane appeared on local Minneapolis/St. Paul TV in-character to promote Elimination […]
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Big Daddy V’s wife, Cassandra Frazier, spoke with TMZ about her husband’s death. She said he had lost 100 lbs. after doctors told him his blood pressure was too high and it was affecting his diabetes. He had cleaned up his diet and lost most of the weight in the last 6 months, according to […]
WWE’s Not Leaving The Film Business For those that missed our coverage from Thursday’s WWE conference call with investors, one caller sternly asked Vince McMahon why WWE continued to do movies. They even brought up the failure of the XFL and said WWE realized they had failed and rightfully moved on. Vince answered directly, explaining […]
- The new Total Divas trailer for Season 2 makes interesting use of Fandango. The following is from Twitter: This is on a new trailer WWE released for #TotalDivas. @WWEFandango & possibly (probably) @RealSummerWWE? pic.twitter.com/mpueTMQLTn — Richard Gray (@wnwdotcom) February 20, 2014 We break the new trailer down here at DivaKnockout.com. – WWE posted a […]
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that NBCUniversal and WWE are “far apart on price” regarding a new domestic television distribution agreement. According to their report, they’ve retained Chris Bevilacqua, head of media advisory firm Bevilacqua Helfant Ventures, to negotiate the deal. Click here for coverage by the LA Times. For more on when to […]
Vince McMahon was asked about CM Punk on Thursday’s conference call with investors. He said Punk is “taking a sabbatical, let’s put it that way.” We have complete coverage from the call online at this link.
Ryback’s Elimination Chamber Singlet Ryback Tweeted a photo of his airbrushed singlet for his Elimination Chamber Kickoff match with Curtis Axel against Cody Rhodes & Goldust on Sunday. You can view it below: New RybAxel limited edition "Step Brothers" singlet for Sunday at #WWEChamber #RybAxel pic.twitter.com/MZz7LpxYqp — Ryan Reeves (@Ryback22) February 20, 2014 Here was […]
WWE hosted a conference call with investors on Thursday morning to discuss the company’s 2013 fourth quarter earnings and year-end results. You can go over them at this link. Pay-per-view buyrate data for the quarter is broken down at this link. Representing WWE on the call was Vince McMahon, George Barrios and Michael Weitz. I […]
WWE reported earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013 and full year results on Thursday. In them, official pay-per-view buy rates for the quarter were announced. There were some ugly numbers that you can view below: WWE Battleground – 114,000 buys WWE Hell in a Cell – 228,000 buys (compared to 199,000 in 2012) Survivor […]
WWE announced their 2013 fourth quarter and full year results before market open on Thursday. The company revenues at $118.4 million compared to $115.1 million in the prior year quarter. They reported an operating loss of $12.2 million compared to income of $2.6 million in the prior year quarter. Net loss was $7.9 million compared […]