Abyss recently spoke with The Miami Herald to promote TNA’s One Night Only: Global Impact Japan special that is now available on pay-per-view. Below are some highlights: Taping the event in Japan and returning for Bound For Glory: “It was a huge honor. It is a huge honor. We are going back for Bound For Glory, which I think is incredible to do our biggest pay-per-view internationally in Japan. For me personally, to go there is a huge honor. The Japanese culture of wrestling is storied. It’s got unbelievable tradition,Read More
Watch several video highlights from WWE SmackDown.Read More
- The updated list of participants for the Intercontinental Title Battle Royal at this month’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view looks like this after tonight’s SmackDown: * Cesaro * Kofi Kingston * Damien Sandow * The Great Khali * Rob Van Dam * Dolph Ziggler * Big E * Ryback * Curtis Axel * Alberto Del Rio * Bo Dallas – WWE United States Champion Sheamus is featured on Fallout from this week’s SmackDown:Read More
It looks like there will be a special Hulk Hogan edition of the WWE 2K15 video game that comes out in October. Hogan told a fan on Twitter that he is signing 25,000 Hogan photos that will be in special edition copies of the game. Apparently it took Hogan 14 hours to sign 3,000 photos. A retro image of Hogan is already being used in some of the WWE 2K15 promotional material.Read More
- We noted earlier that Darren Young and his boyfriend indicated on Twitter that Young would be returning to WWE with longer hair and a new look. Young later clarified on Twitter: “I’m not doing anything to my hair. It’s staying as a #freshfrohawk and that’s THAT! Damnit @TheSlickNick see what u did! #Happy4thofJuly” – WWE’s website recently spoke with several Superstars about their favorite opponents and why. Here is the list: * Daniel Bryan’s favorite is Sheamus * Bad News Barrett’s favorite opponents are Kofi Kingston and Sheamus *Read More
- Devon and Homicide, who both returned at TNA’s New York City tapings, will be regulars on TNA TV going into Bound For Glory. Rhino, who was just added to TNA’s roster page, will also be a regular going into Bound For Glory. – Bully Ray played a big part in what was booked at TNA’s recent New York City tapings, specifically suggesting the Team 3D vs. The Hardys match and the big angle with Dixie Carter that we won’t spoil here. We noted before that Bully is one ofRead More
Former two-time TNA X Division Champion Petey Williams announced his retirement from pro wrestling last night on Twitter. Williams was signed by TNA in 2004 and stayed with them until late 2009, making a few appearances since then. Petey’s last match will come against another former TNA star, Chris Sabin, at a XICW event in Clinton Township, MI on Saturday. Petey wrote on Twitter: “This Saturday at @XICWDetroit its my last wrestling match. Stop by if you are in the area.”Read More
As seen below, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey talks with Ariel Helwani to promote UFC 175 and had a few things to say about WWE. It’s no secret that Rousey is a WWE fan and that WWE is interested in having her possibly make an appearance at SummerSlam. Here are some highlights: CM Punk: “No one can make you have passion for something if you don’t. I felt that way about judo, it was over. I was over it and didn’t want to do it anymore. If he wantsRead More
- WWE’s website has a poll up asking fans what is the greatest RAW match in history: * John Cena vs. Shawn Michaels (April 23, 2007) * Ric Flair vs. Mr. Perfect: Loser Leaves WWE (Jan. 25, 1993) * Bret Hart vs. The 1-2-3 Kid: WWE Championship Match (July 11, 1994) * Triple H vs. Shawn Michaels: World Heavyweight Championship Match (Dec. 29, 2003) * The Undertaker vs. Jeff Hardy: Undisputed Championship Ladder Match (June 1, 2002) * John Cena vs. CM Punk: No. 1 Contender’s Match (Feb. 25, 2013)Read More

Posted On July 4, 2014By Brian LeemanIn News, Results

WWE Smackdown Results – July 4, 2014

Seth Rollins comes out to the ring with the golden money in the bank briefcase. Dean Ambrose interrupts Rollins and Ambrose says that he’ll be there every time Rollins goes to cash in. Rollins and Orton attack Ambrose in the ring but Roman Reigns comes out and evens it up. Rollins & Orton retreat. Triple H makes Ambrose vs Orton where Reigns can’t interfere. Match #1 Sheamus vs Alberto Del Rio – United States Championship Sheamus and Del Rio trade strikes. Sheamus gets tossed into the ring steps by DelRead More
We noted before that WWE will be releasing a new John Cena DVD set in October. This set was one mentioned on a survey issued in late 2013 on potential DVD titles. Several of the DVD’s listed on that survey have already been confirmed including RAW: After The Show, Ultimate Warrior, Greatest Wrestling Factions, Paul Heyman, OMG! Part 2, Sting and more. The survey also listed DVD’s for Top Giants and Bruno Sammartino, which recently revealed could be on the way. The rest of the titles on the surveyRead More
- Dolph Ziggler and Summer Rae will be working together for now. WWE has been doing Ziggler and Summer vs. Fandango and Layla on recent live events as a test run for the feud. – Bill Goldberg noted that his Who’s Next podcast will start featuring a live call-in wrestling segment in a few weeks. – WWE’s July 11th live event in Tokyo, Japan at Sumo Hall is reportedly sold out, which comes as a bit of a surprise. WWE has only been able to draw half-full crowds at SumoRead More
- Based on what was taped last week in New York City, it appears TNA won’t be holding the Bound For Glory Series this year. – The TNA live event on June 29th in Lakewood, New Jersey drew 1,000 fans. – It’s worth noting that The Great Muta’s Wrestle-1 promotion ran Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan on June 27th and drew 750 fans. This is the same legendary arena that Wrestle-1 and TNA will be running Bound For Glory from. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
- Cesaro is expected to keep wearing the eye patch for a few more weeks. – We noted before that Bruno Sammartino did some filming with WWE when they were in Pittsburgh last week. Bruno did approximately 9 hours of taping interviews on June 25th and June 26th. The footage will be used across WWE programming. – WWE’s Money In the Bank pay-per-view on June 29th from the TD Garden in Boston drew an advanced sellout of 12,000 fans. WWE announced 15,652. (Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)Read More
Regarding Sanada working with TNA, they are essentially getting him for free as Wrestle-1 sent him there and is paying him only his regular salary. We’ve noted before how the idea is that working for TNA and holding the X Division Title will make Sanada a bigger star in Japan. It was believed that Sanada was returning to Japan full-time before the year was over but there’s been talk of signing him to a joint contract where he would work primarily for TNA but go back to Japan for bigRead More
- Jim Ross revealed in a recent blog that he will be traveling to Oklahoma City soon to work on the Jake Roberts & Diamond Dallas Page documentary project. – Booker T was recently in Australia doing work for WWE and talked to The Herald about WWE scouting Australian talents when they’re back in the country next month. Booker said: “We definitely need an Australian star. It’s just good for business … I’m definitely looking for the next superstar. The door is open for the young guys to break in.”Read More
- WWE has confirmed that John Cena will not be on the upcoming tour of Australia, likely due to movie filming. Cena has been replaced by Roman Reigns. – Wrestling legends Psycho Sid and Barry Windham both turn 54 years old today. – Darren Young indicated on Twitter that he’s returning with a new look and longer hair.Read More
- Gail Kim won the TNA Knockouts Title from Angelina Love on last night’s Impact Wrestling. – TNA’s One Night Only: Global Impact Japan special is now airing on pay-per-view. Below is the promo: – TNA’s Destination X themed episode of Impact Wrestling has officially been announced for July 31st.Read More
- WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s SmackDown: * Diego vs. Bo Dallas * Big E vs. Cesaro * Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio * AJ Lee vs. Eva Marie * Randy Orton vs. Dean Ambrose – Below are post-NXT reactions from Adrian Neville, Sami Zayn and Xavier Woods:Read More