WWE will tape this Friday’s WWE Main Event and Smackdown tonight from the Verizon Arena in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Rock is scheduled to appear. He appears in the following local advertisement, embedded below: [youtube id="2vDoW5SmwFo" width="620" height="360"] In addition, The Highlight Reel is set to return on WWE Main Event, with Chris Jericho hosting The Miz. […]
The Elimination Chamber match to determine the number one contender for the World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania 29 is set after undergoing some changes. Rey Mysterio is out and has been replaced along with two other workers being announced on this week’s Raw. The match is now as follows: Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan vs. […]
- Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton in a rematch from last week was announced for this week’s Smackdown. – The Rock will not have a “champion’s advantage” in his WWE Championship match against CM Punk at Elimination Chamber on Sunday. The stipulation is the title will change hands if Rock is counted out or disqualified. – […]
Last week’s Smackdown did a 2.16 cable rating with a strong average viewing audience of 3,190,000 viewers on SyFy. Smackdown Ratings Archive
Dutch Mantel, working as the American patriot Zeb Coulter, debuted as Jack Swagger’s manager on this week’s WWE Raw. Mantel, a real-life Vietnam War veteran, is a semi-retired pro wrestler and was seen as the mastermind behind TNA’s stellar Knockout division during its glory days and was also a writer for Ring Ka King in India. Speaking […]
During this week’s WWE Raw, Chris Jericho earned a spot in the upcoming Elimination Chamber match at the WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. Henry joins Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, Mark Henry, & Rey Mysterio, as well as one still-unannounced competitor. Click here to view full results from this week’s Raw.
WWE is promoting “the announcement of a lifetime” from Paul Heyman on tonight’s Raw. Heyman made the first mention of the announcement on Tout earlier today, available here. We will have full live coverage of the show tonight on WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
We’ve been reporting that WWE was considering doing John Cena, Ryback & Sheamus vs. The Shield in the Elimination Chamber structure at the pay-per-view on Sunday. Ryback might have leaked the plans in a new Tweet posted from his official Twitter account on Monday: Justice will be delivered hard to @theshieldwwe this sunday in NOLA […]
R-Truth posted the music video for “Little Jimmy” on YouTube. You can watch it embedded in the video below: [youtube id="sgJT5lIFttM" width="620" height="360"] He also posted a behind-the-scenes video you can watch here: [youtube id="lcalLBaxHmU" width="620" height="360"] R-Truth, who has been out with a knee injury suffered at WWE TLC, is officially advertised for the […]
NBC Universal announced on Monday the rebranding and makeover of its G4 television network into “The Esquire Channel.” They’ll be teaming with Esquire magazine to launch “an upscale Bravo for men.” This is significant as both WWE and UFC tried to purchase the network and rebrand it for their respective companies. As I reported here […]
- We heard there was some criticism of last weekend’s Smackdown live events due to the lack of star power. Big Show was off and replaced by Wade Barrett. On the Raw shows, John Cena didn’t work. – Gerald Brisco is scheduled to scout talent at the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Hall of Fame weekend in […]
For those that missed it over the weekend, we broke exclusively here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com that CM Punk was knocked loopy after he was dropped on his head after a botched suplex by The Miz at Saturday night’s WWE Raw live event in Springfield, Missouri (results here). The spot was supposed to be a double stalling […]
The Undertaker is in Nashville, TN where this week’s WWE Raw will take place from the Bridgestone Arena. A photo is circulating on Twitter of Undertaker with Gnash, the official mascot of the Nashville Predators NHL team as he was in attendance at Sunday’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Below is the photo: We’re told […]
WWE will broadcast this week’s Monday Night Raw from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. Below is a quick preview: WWE Champion The Rock returns Brock Lesnar isn’t advertised but WWE teases another attack. Who will Mark Henry go after next? Jack Swagger or someone else poised for a big 2013? Will John Cena, Sheamus […]
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website. In it, he remembers Curt Hennig, comments on DirecTV/the WWE Network and Steve Austin’s new film deal. Below is an excerpt: Can’t help but think about Curt Hennig aka Mr. Perfect today on the anniversary of his untimely passing. “Perfecto’ was as good […]