Sting Pops Rating Without Appearing
Thanks to the fallout from Survivor Series - most likely the anticipation for Sting - this week's episode of RAW saw a big viewership Spike. The show drew 4,249,000 viewers, way up from the previous week's 3,772,000 number.
It's also the biggest number since June.
Yoshi Tatsu Breaks Neck
Former WWE star Yoshi Tatsu suffered a broken neck after...
Jim Ross Wished He Wasn't Spoiled
In his latest JRSBARBQ.com blog Jim Ross says he wished he could have seen Sting debut in WWE as a true surprise, instead of something that has been talked about for months:
Happy to see my old friend The Stinger debut at the Survivor Series Sunday night. Honestly, I wish I hadn't read so much material notwithstanding writing about the rumor of...
Daniel Bryan Takes Control of RAW
As per the Survivor Series stipulation, because Team Authority lost, Triple H and Stephanie bid their farewell on RAW. To add further insult Daniel Brayn returned to YES them away, before taking control of RAW for one night. This appears to be a one time deal rather than a permanent GM spot. Bryan is still rehabbing from injuries.
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Sting On RAW For The First Time?
Although it was teased online many people were still shocked that we finally got to see Sting in a WWE ring last night at Survivor Series. The wrestling legend came out with a new theme at the end of Team Cena vs Team Authority, attacking Triple H and letting the babyfaces get the victory. According to PWInsider.
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Tonight is of course WWE's Survivor Series PPV available for free on the WWE Network in most markets, other than the UK. Vince McMahon who rarely Tweets went in to hype mode:
This will be a #SurvivorSeries you'll never forget. pic.
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Ben Weasel Wants Fans To Attack CM Punk
Screeching Weasel frontman Ben Weasel has called for his female fans to attack CM Punk, after he read old Twitter comments from Punk challenging him to a fight. Punk's comments were made after Weasel was filmed punching a female fan who was disrupting his performance and throwing ice. He punched a second female audience member who jumped...
Sheamus Posts Hospital Photo
In a sign that Sheamus really needed to take time off for some kind of procedure he Tweeted an image today from hospital. As seen on RAW Mark Henry put him through the announce table, taking him out of Team Cena. Of course this could still be part of the angle.
Here we go, wish me luck!
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John Cena In Foot Locker Commercial
WWE's John Cena is featured in a new commercial for Foot Locker, which plays off wrestling being fake. It's actually pretty funny:
WWE's New DVD Partner
WWE will now be working with Warner Bros to put out their DVD releases. Here is the press release:
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Proud to announce @IMPACTWRESTLING is coming! find @DestAmerica on your TV #DestinationIMPACT pic.twitter.com/Oa6r3yIf8k— Destination America (@DestAmerica) November 19, 2014
TNA Wrestling announced today that Impact wrestling is moving to Destination America, starting January 2015.
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Divas Survivor Series Match Announced
WWE have announced another traditional Survivor Series match for the PPV, involving the Divas. It will be Natalya, Emma, Naomi and Alicia Fox vs. Paige, Layla, Summer Rae and Cameron.
WWE Network Adds Watchlist
WWE have finally added Watchlist and Resume features to the Network.
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Alberto Del Rio has been busy negotiating deals since he settled with WWE the other week and got his US non-compete clause removed. This makes him free to pursue any wrestling TV opportunities in the States, and he's already got two in the works.
The Mexican star is scheduled to debut for Lucha Underground's second season which will premiere next year. Furthermore rumor...
Chris Jericho Advertised Before Rumble
It's likely Chris Jericho will be an entrant in next year's Royal Rumble as he is advertised for the January 24th, house show from the Izod Center in New Jersey. This is the night before the PPV.
Marc Mero Enlarged Heart Update
Former wrestling star Marc Mero had some positive news about his enlarged heart. He wrote on Facebook:
Brock Lesnar Interested In Fighting Again
During a press conference yesterday UFC President Dana White says that Brock Lesnar is interested in fighting MMA again. The way he said it suggests they may try and work something out where he can fight and wrestle at the same time:
"Brock Lesnar's under contract with the WWE. We have a great relationship with him.
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Daniel Bryan Still Aiming For January
Daniel Bryan told Comcast Sports Net over the weekend that his second elbow surgery is not a lock and he's still aiming for a January return, in time for the Royal Rumble.
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Grumpy Cat RAW Preview
Tonight's WWE RAW emanates from the Berglund Center Coliseum in Roanoke, Virginia, with internet sensation...
Fandango Back Soon
Fandango told the Liverpool Echo that he will be returning to TV soon:
I've been off TV for a little while, but I think in the next few weeks there will be a new Fandango coming back. It's definitely going to be refreshing and a lot different than what you've seen before, so stay tuned. It will be very interesting.
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Brad Maddox Moved To Alumni
Like the Great Khali, Brad Maddox has been moved to the alumni section of WWE.com, which is where former stars are usually listed. Maddox who was storyline fired months ago, did reappear recently on the App and seemed to be working an "outsider" angle, saying that the Authority can't keep him out of the building, but this may have been...
Great Khali No Longer Active
The Great Khali's profile has been moved to the alumni section of WWE.com which is where released or inactive wrestlers usually go. It seems the big guy, who is known to be in quite a bit of pain, may have hung up the boots.
While Khali has worked matches recently, he doesn't wrestle a full schedule and rarely does much on TV.
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WWE Paid Del Rio To Drop Racism Claim?
It's believed that part of the recent settlement between WWE and Alberto Del Rio was a financial payment, in return for him to stop make allegations of racism. His non-compete clause was also dropped early, meaning he can wrestle in the United States.
Roman Reigns Back For Rumble
Roman Reigns is scheduled to be back with WWE before Royal...
Tommy Dreamer Shoots On ECW Exposed
In what may or may not have been a joke, ECW Original Tommy Dreamer Tweeted Joey Styles about the recent ECW Exposed show. Dreamer calls out Styles for drinking the "Kool Aid" and pointed out that he doesn't get royalties and rights for the things he owned. In the end days he took on a lot of the business operations.
Look what happens...
Paul Heyman Praises Punk On ECW Special
During the ECW Exposed special following Monday's RAW on the WWE Network, Paul Heyman spent several minutes talking about CM Punk. He reiterated that when WWE relaunched ECW in 2006 he wanted the entire show built around Punk as the main star.
When this was brought up on Twitter Heyman responded: "I praised CM Punk live on RAW in...
CM Punk Rolls With Ryron and Rener Gracie
CM Punk who trains non-competitively in MMA under the Gracies was recently featured in a video to demonstrate the One-handed Guillotine choke:
Vince McMahon Turns Heel On UK Fans
Vince McMahon made a rare appearance at the beginning of the SmackDown tapings this evening in Liverpool, England, in response to chants of "where's...
Jim Ross To Announce For GFW
Jeff Jarrett announced today that Jim Ross has signed on to call the GFW promoted New Japan event on January, 4th, from the Tokyo Dome, Wrestle Kingdom 9. This is very much New Japan's Wrestlemania, and for the first time the event will be aired on PPV in North America.
Ross will actually broadcast live from Japan and his announcer partner is still...
Grumpy Cat Guest Hosting Next Week
Internet sensation "Grumpy Cat" will be guest hosting RAW next week. "WWE's mission is to put smiles on people's faces – and now we will attempt the same with Grumpy Cat," said WWE Chief Brand Officer, Stephanie McMahon. "We are going to do everything in our power to make sure she has a good time."
Stuart Tomlinson Makes NXT Debut
Former UK football goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson, who last played for League 2 team Burton Albion, made his NXT debut at last night's event in Daytona, Florida. He is now going by the name Hugo Knox and teamed with Elias Samson and Steve Cutler to lose to Angelo Dawkins, Chad Gable and Sawyer Fulton.
Fellow NXT wrestler Kevin Owens (Kevin Steen...
Zack Ryder May Need Surgery
Zack Ryder revealed on Twitter today that he may need surgery:
The Internet people love to twist words to make a story...here's the deal...I tore my rotator cuff...
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