Mark Henry Visits The Olympics; Chris Jericho Says He Won’t Wrestle Outside Of WWE

- Mirror.co.uk has a new article online on Mark Henry visiting the 2012 Olympic Games in London. You can read it at this link. – Chris Jericho said on Twitter he’ll never wrestle outside of WWE. Below is the Tweet: I’ll never wrestle for anybody else. “@statik_gav: @iamjericho Are you gonna Always be wwe? Please […]

Dana White – I Don’t Know Why Vince McMahon Keeps Talking Sh*t About Us

During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter Vince McMahon said UFC’s ratings were “abysmal” while doing promotion for the 1000th episode of WWE Raw last month.  MMA reporter Ariel Helwani spoke with UFC President Dana White recently and asked him about McMahon’s comments. Here’s an excerpt: “Vince keeps talking shit about us. I don’t know why. […]

Randy Orton To Star In Second Installment Of “12 Rounds”

WWE Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment have announced Randy Orton will star in “12 Rounds: Reloaded,” the second installment in the “12 Rounds” franchise. Orton will play an EMT who finds himself caught in a deadly 12-round game of cat and mouse with a vengeful man tied to the paramedic’s past. Principal photography […]

WWE Bringing Back Saturday Morning Recap Show?

WWE sent out the following survey: Imagine a weekly, half hour WWE television show on Saturday mornings that included highlights of the best action and funniest moments from recent WWE events and from the past. The show would feature fun segments with WWE Superstars both in the ring and behind the scenes to give viewers […]

Advertised Matches For Next Week’s Smackdown Tour Of Japan – Wade Barrett, Kelly Kelly & John Laurinaitis Advertised

Wrestling News World reader Hiroaki Kawafuji sent word that WWE has announced the lineups for next week’s Smackdown tour of Japan. They are as follows: [Aug.9] – 2-1 Handicap Match for World Heavyweight Title: Sheamus (c) vs. Big Show and John Laurinaitis – Triple Treat Match:Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Kane – Rey […]

Rey Mysterio Speaks Out, Hell In A Cell Presale Password, WWE’s Initial Investment In Tout Revealed

- Rey Mysterio, who has been doing promotional work for WWE in the Philippines, is featured in this article by the Manilla Bulletin Publishing Corporation. – The password to obtain tickets in the WWE Hell in a Cell presale is ATLANTA. The presale begins Friday morning as the pay-per-view will take place Sunday, October 28, […]

WWE Investor Conference Call Highlights – Investor Scolds The Company Over Lack Of Transparency Regarding The WWE Network, Exec Says Smackdown Brand Is Behind Where They Want It To Be, Vince McMahon Admits They Took TV-PG Too Far

Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios hosted a conference call with investors on Thursday morning to discuss the company’s second quarter earnings for 2012. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com, below are the highlights: Michael Weiz, from investor relations, opened the call by reading a prepared statement. Vince McMahon […]

Michelle McCool Due “Any Day Now”; More On The Undertaker’s Appearance At FCW Show

As noted earlier here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com, The Undertaker and Michelle McCool are expecting their first child together. FCW President Steve Keirn, who made the announcement at a show in Tampa Wednesday night, also noted McCool was due “any day now.” The show, which featured an Undertaker meet and greet, featured proceeds going to The Angelus, […]

WWE Releases PPV Buyrates For Wrestlemania XXVIII, Extreme Rules, Over The Limit & No Way Out

In their 2012 second quarter earnings, WWE released the official buyrate for every pay-per-view in the quarter. The numbers are as follows with the previous year in parenthesis: Wrestlemania XXVIII – 1,217,000 buys (compared to 1,059,000 last year) Extreme Rules – 263,000 buys (compared to 209,000 last year) Over the Limit – 167,000 buys (compared […]