- WrestlingDVDNews.com reports that WWE will release 2 more Superstar themed DVD/Blu-ray documentaries in 2015, in addition to the Daniel Bryan and Jerry Lawler sets planned. No word yet on who the Superstars are but they're said to be either present WWE Hall of Famers or two that are considered a "lock" for the Hall of Fame in the near future.
- We've noted how Sheamus will be...
- The April 23rd WWE NXT TV tapings are sold out.
- Kris Zellner of The Lucha Report backs up a previous report that AAA's press conference set for next Tuesday in Mexico is likely to announce Rey Mysterio's return to the promotion. Zellner says Rey likely will not wrestle at the March 15th Rey de Reyes show but an appearance is definitely in play.
- WWE has added The Brian...
- David Otunga recently spoke with The Chicago Tribune about his new role on the WWE RAW Pre-show. Below are a few highlights:
His new role on the RAW Pre-show:
“It kind of fits with what I’ve been doing as a legal analyst on HLN and CNN. It’s great to be back. I was off for a while and missed it greatly. (WWE) is family.”
Taking time off from the ring:
- We noted before that CM Punk will be appearing on the upcoming season of IFC's "Maron" with Marc Maron. Maron mentioned on his podcast that Colt Cabana will also be appearing.
- Former WCW announcer Chris Cruise was married in Barbados this week.
- WWE Network has been sending $25 WWE Shop gift cards for "day one" WWE Network subscribers to use on their birthday.
- Below are the top 10 moments from last night's SmackDown:
- WWE's Shop website has released a new line of vintage-inspired relaxed fit t-shirts from Junk Food Apparel. They have shirts for Seth Rollins, Bret Hart, Dean Ambrose, John Cena, Sting, The Undertaker and The Ultimate Warrior. The shirts are going for $29.99 each.
- WWE will run a live event at Madison Square...
- Rey Mysterio has been announced for a live podcast with MLW Radio during WrestleMania 31 week. The Q&A podcast will take place on Thursday, March 26th and will also feature rapper Wale as well as show hosts Court Bauer and Konnan. Rey will discuss his WWE departure, what's next and more.
- The "Axelmania" t-shirts that Curtis Axel has been wearing on WWE TV are apparently...
- Bobby Lashley and MVP discuss tonight's World Heavyweight Title Match in the videos below:
- Tonight's TNA Impact Wrestling episode will feature the title match mentioned above, The Wolves and Matt Hardy vs. The Revolution, Tyrus vs. Rockstar Spud, Chris Melendez & Brooke Tessmacher vs. Angelina Love & Robbie E, Rampage Brown vs. Noam Dar and Samoa Joe vs. Austin...
- Below are videos from WWE's WrestleMania 31 tech tour on Thursday:
- Below is the SmackDown Fallout video with Natalya, Cesaro and Tyson Kidd that we recapped earlier:
- WWE's website has a new poll asking fans if The Undertaker should accept Bray Wyatt's challenge for WrestleMania 31. With over 15,000 votes, 76% voted, "Absolutely. The Deadman never backs down...
- In the video above, Seth Rollins confronts Jon Stewart on The Daily Show during his "Moment of Zen" segment.
Rollins challenges Stewart to show up at Monday's RAW in Newark, New Jersey.The post Video: Seth Rollins Confronts The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
- The latest "Rose Garden" segment with Adam Rose from this week's WWE SmackDown features Stardust and can be seen at this link.
- Tom Phillips spoke with Natalya after her win over Naomi on this week's SmackDown, seen at this link. Natalya called the win a victory well-earned and said revenge is bittersweet sometimes. Tyson Kidd interrupted and addressed The Usos. Kidd said he...
- Below is video of The New Day, The Miz, Tyson Kidd and Renee Young hosting an anti-bullying rally at Boys & Girls Clubs of Atlanta earlier this week:
- After visiting Google and Twitter headquarters on the WrestleMania 31 tech tour earlier, Stephanie McMahon, John Cena and Hulk Hogan wrapped up their Thursday with a visit to Facebook HQ. This is where the WrestleMania...
We are in Atlanta, Georgia and your announcers are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and Byron Saxton.
We begin things with Daniel Bryan making his way to the ring and he has something to say. We see why Daniel will not be facing Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania thanks to his loss at Fastlane.
Daniel screams “NO” to counter the “Yes” chants. Daniels asks if you remembered him...
- Triple H recently spoke with USA Today's For The Win blog to promote his upcoming induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame. Below are highlights:
FTW: What do you think caused the WWE roster to transform over time from a cast of larger-than-life guys to today’s more diverse group of athletes?
Triple H: It’s changed with the world. You can see the differences...
- WWE posted this video for their new Superstars For Hope campaign:
- As expected, WWE Network will air the 2015 Hall of Fame ceremony live on Saturday, March 28th.
- In other WWE Network news for WrestleMania 31 Week, they will be airing "WrestleMania Today" specials on March 26th and March 27th. These will include live reports from Santa Clara.
- We noted earlier that...
- WWE has announced that Bad News Barrett will defend the WWE Intercontinental Title at WrestleMania 31 against multiple Superstars in a Ladder Match.
WWE noted on their website that the number of challengers and their identities will be revealed in the next few weeks. The post WWE Announces Ladder Match for WrestleMania 31 appeared first on Wrestling-Edge.
- Below are more photos and videos from WWE's visits to Twitter and Google today for their WrestleMania 31 tech tour:
Having fun at @google! #WrestleMania #31to31 tech tour! pic.twitter.com/ZYKlQj6Q1Q— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) February 26, 2015
.@WWE Superstars @JohnCena & @HulkHogan arrive at @Google HQ in Mountain View, Calif. for @WWE's #31to31 Tech Tour...
- Stephanie McMahon also did a Twitter Q&A today. Below are highlights:
“@dEVAx_: @StephMcMahon which celeb do you think would make a great diva? #AskSteph” @RondaRousey— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) February 26, 2015
“@SophKateWright: #AskSteph @StephMcMahon
What was it like being back in the ring at Summerslam against Brie after so long!” Amazing!—...
- As noted, WWE quietly moved Rey Mysterio to their Alumni section today and the company later confirmed that he is no longer with them.
There are rumors that Rey negotiated his release but PWInsider reports that his WWE contract actually expired and was not renewed. We've noted how there have been issues between Rey and WWE for some time. While expecting to leave the company...
- John Cena also did a Twitter Q&A with fans today as part of WWE's "31 for 31" tech tour. Below are highlights:
.@GuyInGreenWWE It's between @WWECesaro and @LukeHarperWWE— John Cena (@JohnCena) February 26, 2015
.@jordycee1996 @twitter @WWERomanReigns Get ready to be hit hard. #31to31— John Cena (@JohnCena) February 26, 2015
.@CescaCena @WWEUniverse @WWE...
- Hulk Hogan did a Twitter Q&A today as part of WWE's "31 for 31" tech tour. Below are highlights:
.@uhFrostty That would be @WWEDanielBryan! I could teach him how to really Hulk up brother! HH #AskHulk #31to31— Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) February 26, 2015
.@JustinWatry The would be a dream come true to see @MizzHogan win the #DivasChampionship with a LEG DROP brother...
- Below is a new Total Divas bonus clip with Tyson Kidd and Natalya trying to reconnect:
- WWE stock was down 0.06% today, closing at $16.76 per share. Today's high was $16.97 and the low was $16.59.
- Stephanie McMahon, Hulk Hogan, John Cena, Triple H, Vince McMahon and others visited Google and Twitter headquarters today as part of the "31 to 31" tech tour. Below are...
- WWE issued the following:
PREPARE TO BE MARKETED TO
Companies, celebrities, athletes and foundations launch new fruit and vegetable brand aimed at taking over America’s taste buds
Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, John Cena, Victor Cruz, Stephen Curry, Nick Jonas, Colin Kaepernick, Cam Newton and other celebrities and athletes support #TeamFNV
- WWE issued the following today:
WWE® LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO BENEFIT SPECIAL OLYMPICS INTERNATIONAL AND LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL STANFORD
STAMFORD, Conn., February 26, 2015 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the launch of Superstars for Hope, a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform, to benefit Special Olympics and Lucile...
- EmpireOnline.com has a new look at Batista as Mr. Hinx in the upcoming James Bond "007: Spectre" movie, which comes out in November. Batista commented on playing the Bond villain:
"When I came over to meet Sam [Mendes], I only asked two questions. I asked him if Mr. Hinx was a badass. He said, 'Yes, he's a badass.' I said, 'Well, is Mr. Hinx intelligent?' He said, 'Very.' That...
After being contacted for a statement on Rey Mysterio's profile being moved to the alumni section on WWE.com, the company responded:
"Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE."
It's expected an announcement will be officially made in the next 24 hours.
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