Former WWE Champion Brock Lesnar returned to WWE at tonight’s Raw Supershow, confronting John Cena in the show’s closing segment. As I broke exclusively here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium earlier today, Cena’s name emerged as a possible opponent for Lesnar at Wrestlemania 29 next year. While I cannot confirm that is still the plan, there are […]
Randy Orton vs. Kane is set for this week’s Smackdown. As noted earlier here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com, Alberto Del Rio will face World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus for a shot at the title. WWE will tape this week’s Smackdown tomorrow night from Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
Abraham Washington made his return to WWE on tonight’s edition of Raw Supershow during a backstage segment with Mark Henry. Washington “offered his services” to Henry by giving him a business card. Washington has been in WWE’s developmental system since 2009 as he worked as a regular on the company’s ECW brand, hosting the Abraham […]
Alberto Del Rio is scheduled to face World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus on this week’s Smackdown. If he wins, he’ll win a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship. WWE will tape this week’s Smackdown tomorrow night from Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. We’ll have exclusive live play-by-play coverage of tomorrow night’s taping here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
Matt Bloom returned to WWE on tonight’s Raw Supershow as Lord Tensai. He was accompanied to the ring by Sakamoto. Michael Cole acknowledged Tensai as a former WWE star that went to Japan and found success and has returned. Sakamoto, who has been training in Florida Championship Wrestling, was signed to a WWE developmental contract […]
- Less than a month ago World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus explained why he wasn’t on Twitter, citing too much access to superstars. Today, he has opened a Twitter account at Twitter.com/wwesheamus. To be fair, he did say there may be a time he would have to go out and get a Twitter account. – Dean […]
Evan Bourne’s foot injury is not just a nasty looking severe injury but it’s career threatening. Bourne suffered a midfoot fracture, also known as a LisFranc fracture dislocation, which is an injury that has been known to be career-threatening to athletes even when treated well. Bourne suffered the injury in a car accident on Monday, […]
- The following is from the WWE Insider Twitter account: We haven’t heard from @JohnCena since his loss to @TheRock at #WrestleMania, and he’s nowhere to be found at #Raw. — The WWE Insider (@WWEInsider) April 2, 2012
There was a press conference prior to yesterday’s Wrestlemania 28 pay-per-view from Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. Brian Fritz was there and uploaded videos of John Cena, The Rock and Chris Jericho answering questions: John Cena The Rock Chris Jericho
Last week’s go-home to Wrestlemania XXVIII edition of Smackdown did a 1.76 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 2,480,000 viewers. Smackdown Ratings Archive
- Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta sent this story about a 24-year-old man dying while wrestling with his young cousin at a Wrestlemania XXVIII party last night. – In addition to Alex Rodriguez, his New York Yankees teammates Robinson Cano and Eduardo Nunez were in attendance at last night’s Wrestlemania XXVIII pay-per-view. A-Rod’s girlfriend, […]
Wrestling News World Logan Walker sent in the following: Justin Gabriel posted the following on his Twitter account today: Just had X-rays and MRI on elbow. Good news : no surgery needed. Bad news: out for 6 weeks. twitter.com/Justin__Gabrie… — Justin Gabriel (@Justin__Gabriel) April 2, 2012 Gabriel worked the WrestleMania XXVIII pre-show triple threat tag […]
Florida Championship Wrestling President Steve Keirn wrote the following on Twitter: Major Updates Coming Soon. Plus TV Taping Thurs. And Show in Punta Gorda Fri. with @WWE Star Alberto Del Rio. fcwwrestling.info/040612.html — FCW (@stevekeirnsfcw) April 2, 2012 Triple H said a couple of weeks ago there would be a “major announcement” about WWE’s developmental […]
For those that missed it on last night’s Wrestlemania XXVIII pay-per-view broadcast, Jerry Lawler, when commenting on the white suit of John Laurinaitis, said, “That suit is so ugly, it would give Brother Love a heart attack.” Brother Love of course is TNA executive Bruce Prichard who suffered two heart attacks a couple weeks ago. […]
After Wrestlemania XXVIII went off pay-per-view, John Cena continued to star e down The Rock on his way up the ramp. The Rock gave high fives at ringside and interacted with the fans, including interacting with his mother, daughter and ex-wife at ringside. Rock took some time to sign some autographs and acknowledged a sign […]