Justin Gabriel Update

Reports of Justin Gabriel quitting WWE are indeed true. I’m told he quit on Friday but it’s unknown why at press time. The news was first reported by the F4WOnline/Wrestling Observer website. As a result, Gabriel has been removed from Sunday’s 30-man Royal Rumble match. Neither he nor WWE have commented. WNW Contacts – Send […]

Latest On Uhaa Nation To WWE

Uhaa Nation has been pulled from Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s show on February 27, 2015. Click here to load Tweet (if not loaded) Unfortunately, Uhaa Nation won't be able to make the February 27th show. — PWG (@OfficialPWG) January 24, 2015 We reported here on Wrestling News World Premium on January 13th that Nation was going […]

Smackdown Audience Up Again Before Royal Rumble

This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown garnered an average viewing audience of 2,814,000 viewers on SyFy. The audience was up +139,000 viewers from the week prior as the go home to Royal Rumble. TV by the Numbers has data for the top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for all of Thursday at this link. […]

Updated List Of Rumble Match Participants, The JBL Show

Royal Rumble Match Participants Below is the latest list of entrants advertised for Sunday’s 30-man Royal Rumble match: Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan, Rusev, Bad News Barrett, Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Goldust, Stardust, Big Show, Kane, The Miz, Damien Mizdow, R-Truth, Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, Fandango and Luke Harper. This list excludes Los Matadores, who we had […]

WWE Star Debunks Retirement Reports

We’ve been asked by a couple of readers about reports that indicate Goldust is retiring soon. He used social media on Friday to debunk them: Click here to load Tweet (if not loaded) I am not retiring lol — GOLDUST (@Goldust) January 23, 2015 Haha I'll retire when I'm dead — GOLDUST (@Goldust) January 23, […]

Weekend WWE Schedule – Live Events, NXT, Royal Rumble

WWE has a couple of live events this weekend before Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Below is this weekend’s schedule: Live Events: Friday from the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, NJ (more info) Saturday from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ (more info) WWE NXT: Friday from the Cocoa Armory in Cocoa Beach, FL […]

Latest On Concussion Lawsuits Against WWE

In a followup to Billy Jack Haynes’ lawsuit against WWE, the company has until January 30 to respond to the allegations. LawyersandSettlements.com provided the update at this link. We covered the lawsuit at this link, where Haynes accuses WWE of mistreating their performers: “Under the guise of providing ‘entertainment,’ WWE has, for decades, subjected its […]

Dolph Ziggler Takes Shot At CM Punk On Smackdown

For those that missed it on this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown (results here), Dolph Ziggler took a scripted shot at CM Punk. Ziggler stated that he would rather sit in the ring and face punishment than sit at home complaining on some podcast. The verified WWE Universe Twitter account Tweeted the direct quote: Click […]