- Below is the full schedule for Friday, day 54 of the WWE Network launch:
1am EST - Warrior Week replay
2am EST - WrestleMania XXX Fallout: Part 3
3am EST - RAW Flashback: 12/5/1993
4am EST - RAW Flashback: 12/12/1993
5am EST - ECW Hardcore TV: 2/21/1994
6am EST - Old School: 12/5/1986 Boston event
7am EST - Best of SmackDown: 5/10/2007
8:30am EST - RAW Backstage Pass replay
What does the future have in store for our new World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young? Find out here as Impact airs at 9 EST!
We start things off with the new champion EY as he celebrates with the fans and grabs a mic. He says the belt represents a lifetime of his hard work. He goes on to say that he won the belt for himself but will be a champion for the fans. He also says the...
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TJ Perkins, the individual that portrayed Manik in TNA, revealed on his Ask.FM page how much income he made from the company annually. Here's what the masked wrestler had to say when the question was brought up:
"My contract was started midway thru the year last year but altogether with salary+appearances I was on pace for roughly $75,000-$84,000 for a year period. That’s...
- Former TNA Wrestler Chris Sabin has been announced for IWF Desert Storm on Sunday, May 18th in Phoenix, Arizona.
Other wrestlers confirmed for the event include: Matt Hardy, Austin Aries, Ricochet, Rich Swann, Johnny Gargano, Trent Baretta, Shelton Benjamin, Lance Hoyt, Brian Cage, Reno Scum, Tony Nese, AR Fox and more.
- Dixie Carter announced earlier today that TNA will hold...
WWE's website recently spoke with Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Sean Waltman and Shawn Michaels about the infamous "Curtain Call" moment at Madison Square Garden on May 19th, 1996. The interview was done at the WWE Hall of Fame and the website noted Triple H was busy working. Here are a few highlights:
WWE.COM: Did you guys plan The Curtain Call ahead of time or did it just...
The Rock's grandfather Peter Maivai once played a driver that battled James Bond in Sean Connery's 1967 Bond movie You Only Live Twice. Rock spoke to media in Australia this week and says he wants to continue the tradition and battle Daniel Craig in an upcoming Bond movie. Rock said:
"I would love to be a Bond villain. I am a huge fan of Daniel Craig and the Bond movies...
It was reported by The Wrestling Observer Newsletter this week that former TNA star Jesse Neal is now working the night shift at Walmart in Orlando. Once the news got out, Neal wrote the following on Twitter:
"It's funny how ppl make fun about real jobs and wrestlers we r human too and I have a family to provide for. So YES I man up and provide/"
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Cesaro recently spoke with The Carroll County Times while he was promoting RAW this past week. Here are some highlights:
How he lifts for functionality and not for the most weight: "If someone can bench press more than me, so what? I don't care. How does that help me to be better in the ring?"
Using the giant swing: "It's one of those things, you see it in...
Apparently promoters will now be able to book Christopher Daniels and Kazarian for their events, as Bill Behrens issued the following this morning:
"Christopher Daniels (TNA/ROH) is available to wrestling, appearance and seminar bookings through Bill Behrens and www.sbibookings.com . Daniels was a 4 time TNA X Division Champion and 8 time TNA & NWA/TNA Tag Team Champion...
Ring of Honor announced earlier today that they will debut on pay-per-view starting with Ring of Honor: Best in the World 2014 on Sunday, June 22 at the Nashville Fairgrounds in Nashville, TN.
The event was originally scheduled to take place the night before, and fans who purchased tickets for Saturday can use it for Sunday. If they are unable to attend, fans can receive a refund...
It's interesting that WWE is handing out the "Cesaro section" signs to fans in the crowd even though Cesaro's supposed to be a heel. The plan is to create the idea that the fans want Cesaro turned while he stays with Paul Heyman and doesn't actually turn, all while giving the impression that there is a groundswell on turning him babyface.
Basically they are...
- Dean Ambrose is currently 10 days away from having the longest WWE United States Title reign since it became a WWE title. Ambrose is currently at 333 days and MVP has the longest reign with 343 days.
- Regarding Cesaro and Paul Heyman not coming out to theme music, that's the plan for now but only short-term. WWE is working on new music for Cesaro but the feeling is that not...
- Even though she was dumped by Fandango, the current plan is for Summer Rae to return as a singles heel. As noted, she's currently away filming The Marine with The Miz.
- WWE's website traffic averaged 21.3 million unique visitors combined for January and February of this year. January 2013 averaged 14.6 million and February 2013 averaged 13.8 million.
- Mark Henry noted...
Vickie Guerrero isn't gone from WWE after all. After people in WWE confirmed a report of her departure, word came later in the week that she's leaving but it's similar to the Eve Torres departure where she gave noticed but is staying on for a while after doing so and will still maintain a relationship with the company.
The official word as of right now is that she is...
- Zeb Colter continues to tweet about looking for a new Real American. He wrote the following on Wednesday:
"GETTING A LOT OF RESPONSES OVER POSSIBLY A NEW ADDITION TO #REALAMERICANS. SOME NAMES ARE SHOCKING!!! Any more suggestions? @WWE"
- Former WWE star Nailz turns 56 years old today while WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper turns 60.
- As noted, Bo Dallas defeated a local...
- It's said that Austin Aries hasn't been used much lately because he's in the company doghouse. He had a blow-up at the recent set of TV tapings and TNA pretty much iced him.
- TNA is planning on Low Ki working live events and future TV tapings. MVP is said to be a big proponent of Low Ki coming in.
- Rockstar Spud has also signed a new deal with TNA. He's featured...
- WWE's shop website has released a new Ultimate Warrior armband & tassel package for $9.99 and a Warrior 2014 Hall of Fame t-shirt for $24.99. They also have a new WrestleMania XXX ticket plaque for $49.99.
- The following matches were taped for tonight's WWE NXT episode but all likely won't air:
* Aiden English vs. Colin Cassady
* Camacho vs. Oliver Grey
- Tonight's episode of Impact Wrestling will feature Willow vs. Ethan Carter III and Rockstar Spud in a handicap match, The Wolves vs. BroMans for the titles, an open challenge table match from Bobby Roode, Velvet Sky vs. Madison Rayne in a street fight, Tigre Uno vs. Sanada and more.
- TNA has added an alumni roster to their website. Several stars such as Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair...
- Below is the full schedule for Thursday, day 53 of the WWE Network launch:
12am EST - Best of RAW: 4/7/1996
1am EST - Warrior's Greatest Matches replay
2am EST - WrestleMania XXX Fallout: Part 2
3am EST - RAW Flashback: 11/28/1993
4am EST - RAW Flashback - 12/5/1993
5am EST - ECW Hardcore TV: 2/7/1994
6am EST - Old School: 10/19/1986 Houston event
7am EST - WCCW TV: 4/14/1983...
- Former WWE creative writer Alex Greenfield recently appeared on The Shoot and talked about The Undertaker making the decision to end The Streak:
"There is no pressure that is put on the Undertaker to drop the streak. This was the Undertaker's decision, I have no doubt about that in my mind about that whatsoever. Nobody, including Vince (McMahon) is going to go to the...
- ESPN is expected to make a major play for Renee Young soon. She has impressed a lot of the networks with her smoothness in her work with WWE since coming from The Score.
- Time permitting, Alexander Rusev is scheduled to have a squash match at the WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view. No word yet on who his victim will be.
- As noted, Hulk Hogan is booked for the May 20th WWE SmackDown...
As noted earlier today, a tournament to crown a new #1 contender to Big E's Intercontinental Title was not the original plan. The original idea for Monday's RAW was to do a four-way match with Big Show vs. Jack Swagger vs. Cesaro vs. possibly Christian, where the winner would face Big E at Extreme Rules.
Vince McMahon felt that the four-way did nothing to elevate a strong...
Brock Lesnar is not booked for the WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view and likely won't be back until SummerSlam.
There's been speculation that he may challenge Daniel Bryan for the WWE World Heavyweight Title.
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