Vince and Linda McMahon have released their 2011 tax returns, which reports earnings of $24.1 million, which is down $6 million from the amount they earned in 2010. The McMahons paid $3.6 in federal taxes and $1.72 million in state taxes. Much of the federal taxes were paid on dividend income, which is taxed at […]
- WWE Champion CM Punk and Eve Torres filmed a cooking special with celebrity chef Graham Elliot. Elliot posted a photo with the WWE stars on Twitter calling it a “culinary/wrestling smackdown.” You can view it embedded below: Today = culinary/wrestling smackdown with WWE Superstars @evemarietorres and @cmpunk!#KitchenCageMatch twitter.com/grahamelliot/s… — GRAHAMELLIOT (@grahamelliot) August 9, 2012 […]
WWE Champion CM Punk is scheduled to appear and compete at the next set of WWE NXT tapings from the campus of Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida on August 23, 2012. We’ll have full results from this week’s taping online shortly exclusively here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
- Justin Credible noted on his Twitter account that he’s been contacted by WWE for work on the WWE Network. – Wrestling News World reader Logan Walker sent in the embed code for this week’s WWE Superstars:
WWE issued the following press release on their new weekly half-hour show called WWE Saturday Morning Slam that will debut on Saturday, August 25th at 10 AM on The CW Network. Below is the release in its entirety: STAMFORD, Conn., August 9, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Saban Brands today announced a new, weekly […]
- KABB Fox out of San Antonio covered the latest fiasco involving the “double life” of former WWE star Jackson Andrews. You can watch their report embedded in the video below: – WWE has announced that Sabu’s profile has been added to the Alumni section of dot com. – WWE issued the following press release […]
CM Punk recently took part in an interview with the Southtown Star, promoting his appearance at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con this weekend. In the following excerpt, he names the highlight of his career: QUESTION: What was going through your head when you won the WWE champion belt last November? CM PUNK: It was the […]
POLITICO has an intriguing article online on Linda McMahon and her second attempt at a run for United States Senate. The piece, which highlights McMahon’s failed attempt in 2010, is titled “Linda McMahon 2.0: Ready to Rumble” and looks are her “toned down” campaign. A quote from Linda on the campaign trail is included: “I […]
- Full Sail University will host another set of WWE NXT tapings Thursday night. As we noted earlier here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com, both Ryback and Sin Cara are scheduled to appear. We’ll have full taping results later tonight. – WWE has announced an October 21st live event from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. – Remember […]
The Smackdown crew is in Japan for a two-show loop before heading to China for the weekend. The brand will run Thursday night from Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan. Click here for more information and remember if you attend the show to please, submit a live report. Orton noted he watched “Avengers,” “Hunger Games,” and […]
Randy Orton was asked on Twitter why he was not featured in the promo for SummerSlam. Below is his reply: “@rkoviperchick: @randyorton Why are you not on the promo for #Summerslam?”because unfortunately I’m not working — Randy Orton (@RandyOrton) August 9, 2012
WWE Champion CM Punk is not a fan of UFC’s reigning light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones getting a global endorsement deal from Nike as he Tweeted the following: Let’s reward more drunk drivers with endorsement deals! #responsibility — CM Punk (@CMPunk) August 9, 2012 Click here for more on the deal.
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that WWE will begin airing a new show, titled WWE Saturday Morning Slam, August 25th on The CW. The weekly half-hour show will feature one pre-taped match per week, as well as behind-the-scenes segments. The show will be targeted at the young boy demographic, explained in the excerpt below: Saban […]
- WWE has settled all of their legal proceedings with the World Wildlife Fund which is why they no longer have to blur out the old WWF logos. This includes the old Attitude Era “scratch logo.” – Lucas Di Leo, another independent worker out of France, has signed a developmental contract with WWE. Di Leo […]
Jim Ross has a new blog entry available on his official website, in which he discusses Kevin Nash‘s recent controversial remarks. Below are some highlights: -I’m an old school guy who thinks that wrestlers come in all shapes and sizes and that the final, final decree on how well said talents produce is ultimately left up […]