We’re told Jack Swagger smoking marijuana is not news to the WWE office. Sources indicate Swagger has tested positive for grass before and had the fine deducted from his downside guarantee. He even had push once derailed due to positive tests that also carried behavioral issues. Under the WWE Wellness Policy (section 15B), a positive […]
- WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn is scheduled to be at this week’s WWE NXT tapings from Full Sail University. Show wrote the following on Twitter: #NXT tonight @fullsail Orlando! Ill be there Champ’n it up. Who wants a piece of this??? (NXT divas only) — Kaitlyn (@KaitlynWWE) February 21, 2013 – WWE developmental worker Oliver […]
WWE will hold another set of NXT tapings Thursday night from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Full Sail’s Facebook page provides more information: This month’s NXT filming in the Full Sail Live Venue will feature appearances from former WWE and World Heavyweight Champion “The Viper” Randy Orton, the NXT Superstars, […]
The Raw crew begins their weekend on Thursday with a live event from the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar. Top names advertised include John Cena, CM Punk and Ryback. Click here for official event information.
Tickets for the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are sold out. I just tried a search and was unable to retrieve any results at Ticketmaster. It’s expected that additional tickets will be available as more inductees are announced. Already confirmed are Mick Foley, Bob Backlund, Trish Stratus and Bruno Sammartino. The 2013 WWE […]
Jerry Lawler did a local media interview with WMC-TV Channel 14 where he discussed his road to recovery after suffering a heart attack last year. Lawler says his girlfriend tells him he’s depressed because he’s still not cleared to wrestle. While he admitted he doesn’t feel depressed, he’s not cleared to wrestle because he’s taking […]
Jack Swagger, whose real name is Donald Jacob Hager, was pulled over at 11:59 PM Tuesday night after leaving this week’s Smackdown taping in Biloxi, Mississippi. Police say they initiated a traffic stop when they noticed a 2013 Ford Taurus speeding. Once stopped, the officer observed Swagger, the car’s driver, was impaired and searched the vehicle. Marijuana […]
Just to clear up any misinformation out there, alcohol was not a factor in the arrest of Jack Swagger. While he was charged with DUI, marijuana possession and speeding, the DUI charge was not for the consumption of alcohol. TMZ updated their report to also confirm this. Jack Swagger Arrested For DUI & Marijuana After […]
This week’s episode of WWE Raw did an average viewership of 4,662,000 viewers on the USA Network. Below is the breakdown by hour: Hour one – 4,818,000 viewers Hour two – 4,674,000 viewers Hour three – 4,493,000 viewers The show ended up with a 3.30 cable rating.
The reactions are beginning to pour in regarding the arrest of Jack Swagger for DUI and marijuana possession. Everyone seems to be genuinely dumbfounded how he could allow for this to happen after winning the Elimination Chamber match just three days ago. The timing of the arrest is particularly harmful as WWE received a large […]
TMZ is reporting that Jack Swagger was arrested Tuesday night in Mississippi for allegedly driving under the influence with marijuana in his vehicle. Swagger was leaving this week’s Smackdown taping from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi when he was stopped by police for speeding. The officer determined Swagger was driving under the influence and searched […]
WWE stars answer questions the following questions – “Where do you want the next Wrestlemania to be held?” and “Who’s the strongest superstar in WWE?” – in the latest episode of WWE Inbox. You can watch it embedded in the video below: [youtube id="RUlxb3Sf88o" width="620" height="360"]
Dot com has a new article on 2K Sports acquiring the WWE video game license now online. There isn’t much new from what we’ve already reported although they do still refer to the next game as WWE ’14 and not WWE 2K14 as noted in the ESPN report. 2K’s COO David Ismailer is quoted in […]
Take-Two Interactive has officially acquired the exclusive rights to the WWE video game license from THQ. While Take-Two is expected to retain key THQ and Yuke Co. employees, there will be at least one significant change. ESPN is reporting that Take-Two will publish the WWE game under their 2K Sports franchise. “We looked at a […]
The USA Network will air a one-hour special of the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 10-11 PM/9-10 CT. The 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Current inductees include Bruno Sammartino, Mick Foley, […]