Puroresu Spirit reports that Shinsuke Nakamura is indeed leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling for WWE following an interview that he did with Tokyo Sports. Nakamura’s contract with NJPW was up this month. The question remains whether or not Nakamura will defend the IWGP IC belt before he leaves for the United States to work for […]
A report attributed to Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter claims that Sasha Banks is currently out with an injury. We have her last match on the December 28, 2015 episode of Monday Night Raw when she pinned Becky Lynch. No further update is available at press time. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, […]
Roman Reigns was featured in a new article by The Associated Press to promote Smackdown’s premiere on the USA Network. In it, he weighed in Raw and Smackdown as separate brands: “It’s been seen and proven that a split brand, it can work. It can create really cool storylines,” Reigns said. Reigns gave his opinion […]
Daniel Bryan is pumped about AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows possibly leaving New Japan Pro Wrestling for WWE. He tweeted, “Can @WWE clear me already?!!! Article courtesy of http://WWE.com https://www.instagram.com/p/BAP0gl3yVBq/,” linking to a screen grab of dot com’s story on the rumors. You can view the tweet below: Click here to […]
Linda McMahon is starting a new business geared towards promoting leadership opportunities for women. The company, based out of Texas, will organize events featuring prominent female keynote speakers, panel discussions and workshops in an effort to encourage women to pursue advancement in their careers. “It’s impossible not to recognize that even in 2016, women are […]
WWE Smackdown will premiere on the USA Network on Thursday night at 8/7c. The show will feature the new broadcast team of Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler and Byron Saxton. One of the reasons WWE has tried not to make a big deal of Cena’s shoulder surgery is that he taped a promo on the show […]
John Cena underwent shoulder surgery on Thursday morning in Birmingham, Alabama. It was originally reported that Cena had a torn rotator cuff but new rumors suggest the injury is a torn labrum. We’re unable to confirm the exact injury at press time, however, the surgery is complete. It’s believed Cena is out anywhere from six […]
John Cena announced on Twitter that he’ll head to Birmingham, Alabama on Thursday for shoulder surgery. The word making rounds through a report by PWInsider.com is that John has a torn rotator cuff and will miss Wrestlemania 32. Cena wrote the following: Rather upside down start to 2016 as tomorrow I will head to Birmingham […]
The following names have been announced for the 30-man Royal Rumble match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship: Big Show Curtis Axel Bray Wyatt Braun Strowman Luke Harper Erick Rowan Ryback Dolph Ziggler Chris Jericho Roman Reigns WWE Royal Rumble will take place Sunday, January 24, 2016 from the Amway Center in Orlando, FL. We’ll […]
Michael Cole interviewed Kevin Owens in his first kayfabe interview segment of 2016. You can watch it embedded in the video below: Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.
Jim Ross wrote this on his blog about his Pittsburgh Pirates tweet that nearly broke the Internet: Read: Jim Ross Would Relocate To Pittsburgh To Call Pirates Games Who would have thought that me answering a simple, harmless Tweet from a fan about the vacant Pittsburgh Pirate baseball broadcasting gig would have created such a […]
WWE tweeted this AJ Styles photo on Tuesday to continue the rumors about him and other New Japan Pro Wrestling workers defecting to the company: Click here to load (if not loaded) Remember when @AJStylesOrg made his @WWE debut 14 years ago? WATCH: https://t.co/JAsTP2acVl #Jakked #BulletClub pic.twitter.com/1Q7DgeUqNJ — WWE (@WWE) January 6, 2016 Download our […]
If there was any doubt, Brock Lesnar is advertised for WWE Fastlane on Sunday, February 21, 2016 from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Brock will make his return to Monday Night Raw next week from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Local event information is available at this link. Download our […]
This week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw garnered an average viewing audience of 3,575,333 viewers on the USA Network. That’s up +39,333 viewers from the week prior. Below is how the show did each hour: Hour one – 3,707,000 viewers Hour two – 3,516,000 viewers Hour three – 3,503,000 viewers Average – 3,575,333 viewers […]
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