Bill Apter recently spoke with Devon Dudley for a WWE.com interview. Dudley said if given the opportunity, he would love to return and join in on the tag team scene. He named Big E as a potential partner. Devon was asked who he considers extreme on the current WWE roster. He replied:
"Daniel Bryan, for one. Most people wouldn't put him in that category because he is such...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com. As always, you can purchase JR's BBQ products on WWEshop.com. Here are some highlights from this entry:
- This week we announced our first show ever in Chicago which will be Saturday AFTERNOON May 31 at 2 p.m. at the House of Blues. Tickets to the general public go on sale this Friday April 25 via ticketmaster...
The follow press release was issue in regards to TNA signing on with talent agency United Talent Agency (UTA), which will represent the company in new TV, licensing, and touring deals. They will also likely rep TNA talents for potential film and TV roles.
LEADING PRO WRESTLING COMPANY TNA ENTERTAINMENT AND ITS FLAGSHIP PROGRAM IMPACT WRESTLING SIGN WITH UTA
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (April...
Former WWE Superstar Ted DiBiase Jr. recently spoke to Raj Giri of WrestlingINC.com to discuss his wrestling career and "The Price of Fame" documentary. The film takes a look at Ted DiBiase Jr.'s journey to learn his father's road to redemption, while spotlighting Ted DiBiase Sr.'s life and wrestling career. The goal is to raise $30,000 by this Friday, April...
The official word on DISH Network and WWE pay-per-view events comes from Danielle Johnson of DISH corporate communications:
“Dish continues to evaluate all WWE pay-per-view on an event-by-event basis. We will announce whether WWE’s Extreme Rules will be available closer to its air date.”
As of this writing, DISH is still not advertising Extreme Rules. They didn't carry...
Pro Wrestling Syndicate sent out the following:
On Saturday, May 17th, the Extreme Rising World Championship will be defended at Pro Wrestling Syndicate’s event in Rahway, New Jersey as Luke Hawx battle two-time Pro Wrestling Syndicate Heavyweight Champion Devon Moore.
For more information, please visit ProWrestlingSyndicate.com.
- The latest WWE Inbox features the Divas of NXT:
- John Cena, who turned 37 yesterday, tweeted the following today:
"Want to thank everyone for the well wishes as I take on Father Time for yet another year!!! #evenstronger #nevergiveup"
- Former WWE star Ezekiel Jackson has been announced for the Legends of the Ring convention in June from Monroe, New Jersey.
WWE will announce on tonight's NXT that NXT General Manager JBL will strip Paige of her NXT Women's Title because she can't hold that title and the WWE Divas Title at the same time. The segment will feature Paige initially refusing but finally agreeing.
The segment will be released online today and inserted into tonight's broadcast. It was likely produced at Monday...
Bad News Barrett is expected to defeat Rob Van Dam on Monday's RAW, likely due to interference from Cesaro, and go on to face Big E for the WWE Intercontinental Title at Extreme Rules. This will lead to Cesaro vs. Van Dam vs. Jack Swagger in a three-way at Extreme Rules.
Another match scheduled for Extreme Rules but not announced yet is Ryback and Curtis Axel vs. The Usos for...
Regarding The Undertaker's Streak ending, a major misconception has been that it was Taker's call to end it. It is almost surely true that if he didn’t want to have it ended, he could have put up a fight and it most likely would not have happened, so to an extent, that is true.
However, Taker was scheduled to win until some point a few days before the match when Vince...
- Many higher-ups in WWE were very upset with Mick Foley for what he wrote on Facebook after the Royal Rumble about Daniel Bryan's push.
- There is still no internal timetable for AJ Lee's return.
- WWE scout Gerald Brisco’s blue chip recruit this year is University of Minnesota heavyweight Tony Nelson, who won NCAA titles in 2012 and 2013, but lost in the finals this...
A correction on Rey Mysterio, his knee is actually fine and hasn't been giving him problems lately. He's out of action with a hand injury.
WWE is still expected to sign Rey to a new deal soon but for the first time in years, his merchandise numbers aren't near the top.
Big WWE Heel Turn Discussed, Must See Lana Photos, More
- We noted yesterday that John Cena has been selling 5 times the merchandise of the #2 seller in WWE lately. With CM Punk gone, that #2 seller is Daniel Bryan.
- WWE pay-per-view advances are looking strong right now. Extreme Rules on May 4th is set up for 14,000 fans and is almost sold out. Payback on June 1st is set up for 11,000 and is almost sold out as well. Money in the Bank...
- Brad sent word that CM Punk was shown on the big screen before yesterday's Chicago Cubs game, wishing a happy birthday to Wrigley Field.
- Matches taped for tonight's WWE NXT include Emma and a mystery partner vs. Sasha Banks and Charlotte, Tyson Kidd vs. Mason Ryan, The Usos & Sami Zayn vs. Corey Graves & The Ascension, Tyler Breeze vs. Angelo Dawkins and Travis...
- Chris Sabin's TNA contract doesn't officially expire for a few more weeks but word is that he won't be re-signed and his last booking was the One Night Only pay-per-view tapings two weeks ago.
- TNA had stronger than usual attendance for last weekend's shows in the Carolinas. The live event on April 17th in Florence, SC drew 1,000 fans. The April 18th live event...
- WWE announced yesterday that Hulk Hogan will be appearing at the live event in Tokyo, Japan on July 11th and the July 12th live event in Osaka, Japan. Hogan commented in a press release:
“Words cannot express how excited I am to be back in the WWE family. I only have one question for the WWE Universe in Japan: ‘whatcha gonna do when Hulkamania runs wild in Tokyo and Osaka...
The Miami Herald recently spoke with Cesaro. Here are some highlights:
Working his way up in WWE and gaining respect from fans:
“It has been a great two years. I started at the bottom and worked my way up. I think that shows hard work pays off. A good thing takes a while. It comes with time. If you constantly put in the hard work, you see the crowd starts to appreciate that. I...
As seen on RAW, WWE is teasing that someone else will get knocked out by actor Hugh Jackman when he returns to RAW this coming Monday.
WWE's website has a new poll asking fans who should get punched by Jackman - Damien Sandow, Paul Heyman, JBL, Triple H, Bad News Barrett, Randy Orton, Batista, Ryback, Curtis Axel, Fandango, Zeb Colter or Jack Swagger.
With over 12,000 votes...
- Darren Young tweeted the following injury update on Wednesday:
"Therapy is going well. I'm walking and I'm able to bend my knee more and more everyday. I'm kickin rehab's ass! #nodaysoff #recovery"
- Longtime WWE referee Jimmy Korderas is the latest guest on Steve Austin's podcast. You can listen at this link.
- Jim Ross noted on Twitter that he...
- Tonight's Impact Wrestling will feature Rockstar Spud vs. Kurt Angle, Beer Money vs. Gunner & Bully Ray, MVP vs. Austin Aries and more.
- After Sunday's Sacrifice pay-per-view, TNA will tape again on April 28th and April 29th in Orlando for the May 1st, May 8th and May 15th episodes. They are doing another set of tapings May 7th, May 8th and May 9th that will carry...
- Below is the full schedule for Thursday, day 60 of the WWE Network launch:
1am EST - Best of WWE Hall of Fame: Part 2
2am EST - WrestleMania Rewind: WrestleMania 18
3am EST - RAW Flashback: 1/3/1994
4am EST - RAW Flashback: 1/10/1994
5am EST - ECW Hardcore TV: 5/10/1994
6am EST - Old School: 3/24/1978 Philadelphia event
7am EST - Legends House replay
8am EST - Legends of Wrestling...
- Linda McMahon recorded her first interview for her "Women Can Have It All" series at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT today. Her first interview was with daughter Stephanie McMahon. Below is a photo:
- Speaking of Stephanie, she had the following to say about WWE's partnership with the NOH8 campaign in a press release:
“Our mission at WWE is to put smiles...
Blitz.Bg reports that WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will play a role in the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster film, The Expendables 4.
Hogan was a favorite to appear in The Expendables 3, but back in October of 2013 he told his fans that he will appear in the fourth installment of the film. "Brother, they already had the actors. Relax, I'm in the fourth part," Hogan wrote...
Ring of Honor Wrestling sent out the following:
ROH-NEW JAPAN WAR OF THE WORLDS MATCH ANNOUNCEMENTS
WAR OF THE WORLDS on Saturday May 17th at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City will be an unforgettable night for wrestling fans. This event will see ROH talent face off against New Japan talent in a true war between two worlds. ROH and New Japan officials have decided which...
The following results are from a recent Dynamo Pro Wrestling live event. The event took place on April 22nd, 2014 at Off Broadway in St. Louis, Missouri.
Everett Connors defeated Chase King.
Ace Hawkins (w/Brandon Espinosa) defeated Jake Parnell.
Gary Jackson defeated Brandon Gallagher.
Alexander Rudolph defeated Da’Marius...