It will be interesting to see how much Kenta has to change his moves when he starts wrestling for WWE. Kenta’s Go 2 Sleep move is obviously associated with CM Punk and WWE may not allow him to use it because it will remind fans of Punk. Kenta’s Busaiku knee finisher had been used by Daniel Bryan before he got injured. His Game Over submission was taken by Bryan and is now the Yes Lock. Finally, Kenta likely wouldn’t be allowed to use his Tiger suplex because of the fearRead More
- WWE’s website has a new article up asking fans who they would like to see Sting face – John Cena, Bray Wyatt, Kane, Chris Jericho or Triple H. With almost 1000 votes, 31% have voted for Wyatt, 26% have voted for Cena, 25% have voted for Triple H, 10% for Kane and 8% for Jericho. – WWE Hall of Famer Ted DiBiase recently spoke with The Miami Herald and credited WWE’s marketing team with helping Legends stay relevant: “I went to Scotland last year and walked into of theirRead More
The post-SummerSlam RAW from Las Vegas will see the official launch of the new WWE logo, the one that’s seen on the WWE Network. It’s now confirmed that when the change is official, all WWE title belts will feature the new logo. WWE recently ordered new plates for all belts so the titles will appear slightly different. (Source: PWInsider)Read More
Mike Mooneyham of The Post & Courier recently spoke with WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson to promote the upcoming NWA Legends Fanfest in Charlotte. Here are some highlights: Being a Horseman: “Being a Horseman isn’t something you put on in the morning and take off at night. It’s a state of mind. It’s excelling to the best of your ability. It’s four individuals thinking singularly, acting collectively.” Fans supporting him all these years: “For me to still be recognized after all these years of not being on TV, byRead More
Bo Dallas recently spoke with Billy Donnelly of Below are some highlights: How different was his first main roster experience? Very different. What happened in the 2013 Royal Rumble and what happened in the follow up on Monday Night RAW… And then I got the opportunity to go down to NXT and I won an NXT championship. At that time in my career, I spent around eight months to completely develop this character that had become so much more of a full, rounded superstar. I learned so much inRead More
- Below is a preview for tonight’s WWE Battleground Fatal 4 Way main event. Remember to join us for live coverage beginning at 7:30pm EST for the pre-show. – WWE Network should have all Saturday Night’s Main Events episodes from the 90’s uploaded by the end of September. – The latest episode of WWE’s 30 Second Fury looks at last year’s Battleground:Read More
TNA Hall of Famer Devon recently spoke with the PWTorch Livecast about a variety of topics. Below are the highlights: His return and status with TNA: “It felt good to be back with Bubba, I think I missed that a lot. Although we’ve had success in singles competition, it always feels good to be back side by side and putting people through tables. We’re going to do what we have to do in terms of going into this Hall of Fame. We’re just going to play it by ear andRead More
- Last night Ring of Honor taped television in Dearborn, Michigan in-front of what has been described in many live reports as a packed show, with not even standing room left by the start of the first match. The show as scheduled featured the final match of former ROH World Champion Kevin Steen before he presumably reports to WWE’s development territory, NXT. Here are the results: Episode 1 ROH World Tag Team Champions reDRagon (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) defeat “The Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander and E.G.O Ethan Gabriel OwensRead More
Check out the full schedule for Sunday, day 148 of the WWE Network launch: 12:30 am ET – Saturday Nights Main Event: 1/4/86. Hulk Hogan defends the WWE Championship against Terry Funk. Junkyard Dog and Ricky Steamboat face Mr. Fuji and The Magnificent Muraco. 2:00 am ET – ECW Hardcore TV: 3/7/95. Shane Douglas defends the ECW World Heavyweight title against Tully Blanchard in the main event. Featuring Terry Funk, Cactus Jack and more. 3:00 am ET – ECW Hardcore TV: 3/14/95. Sabu and Taz compete in wild tag teamRead More
The Authority - Triple H & Stephanie McMahon
- We noted several months ago that Triple H filmed a fitness DVD with some of the WWE NXT Superstars and Stephanie McMahon filmed a DVD with some of the NXT Divas. Triple H noted on Twitter today that those DVD’s will be out in time for the holidays. – WWE’s website recently spoke with Paige and Big E about wrestling in Japan recently. – Below is the line-up for WWE’s tour of Australia next month: * Roman Reigns vs. Kane in a Street Fight, Ric Flair as referee *Read More
Apparently the new team of Layla and Summer Rae is seen as the new adaptation of LayCool, Layla’s former team with Michelle McCool. It’s said that part of the reason they are together is because The Beautiful People are back in TNA. The idea is that they couldn’t reunite LayCool so they put Layla with the Diva who looks most like McCool. (Source: More
- It’s said that WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view is “75% booked” including match finishes. WWE creative is actually working backwards to Battleground. – There are people in WWE that want to have fans light up Levi’s Stadium with their cell phones at WrestleMania 31 next year. They were inspired after attending a recent Beyonce concert at MetLife Stadium where they did the same thing. The problem is WrestleMania 31 is in California, outside, and from 4pm until 8pm local time it may not be dark enough. (Source: More
- Eva Marie had a very rough night at the WWE NXT tapings from Full Sail University on Thursday night. She was given heat by the crowd from the moment she made her entrance and one fan commented that they “murdered her.” She made it worse by putting on a bad performance in her match against Bayley. One fan noted that they “despised her” and “first we had X-Pac Heat and now we have Eva Marie Heat.” – We noted before that R-Truth and former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis haveRead More
- Adam Rose has invited the NBA’s Miami Heat to Monday’s RAW from the AmericanAirlines Arena, where the Heat play. Several WWE fans are on the team including Rose fan Udonis Haslem. You can expect some Heat related ribbing from Bo Dallas and possibly Damien Sandow on Monday’s show as well. – WWE United States Champion Sheamus will guest star on this Tuesday night’s episode of Royal Pains on the USA Network. Below is a preview: – Courtesy of, below is the cover for WWE’s “John Cena – GreatestRead More
Up until a few days ago, WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena was still being advertised for this Monday’s post-Battleground RAW from Miami but he has been pulled from the listings. Cena will not be there as he has to be on the set of the Trainwreck movie that he is appearing in. This could be seen as a sign that Cena will drop the title at Battleground on Sunday. While it has not been confirmed or even rumored that is the plan, there are a lot of people whoRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Ricky Steamboat has reportedly been let go from the company due to budget cuts. Steamboat had worked as a coach in NXT and apparently was working at the WWE offices in Talent Relations under Triple H recently. Steamboat will be doing several conventions and non-WWE interview DVD’s in the coming months, which is usually a sign that you’re no longer under contract to the company. Steamboat was doing promotional work for WWE in Malaysia this past May. (Source: PWInsider)Read More
Ric Flair was originally scheduled to be at Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Fayetteville, North Carolina but the show was re-written on Tuesday morning and he wasn’t brought in. WWE’s original plans for Flair had him being used on TV every week but that may not be the case now. Flair has signed a new deal and will be popping up on TV semi-regularly going into SummerSlam, possibly beyond. We noted yesterday that it appeared on Monday’s RAW that creative has nothing solid for him yet. (Source: PWInsider)Read More
- The Rock revealed details on an intense scene from Hercules that caused him to black out every time they had to shoot it. He posted the following on Instagram: – Brie Bella was filming for WWE Total Divas at the Mari Vanna restaurant in Los Angeles yesterday. – Dolph Ziggler noted on Twitter that he gave a shout-out to Zack Ryder by using the Rough Ryder move on SmackDown. Ryder revealed he’s been training at Curt Hawkins’ Create A Pro school in New York and tweeted the following: SoRead More
- There were several positive reviews coming out of a screening for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie last night in Los Angeles. One viewer tweeted the following about Batista’s role as Drax the Destroyer in the movie: Guardians of the Galaxy was awesome summer fun. Kudos to everyone. Big props to @DaveBautista, who killed it as Drax. — Chris E. Hayner (@ChrisHayner) July 19, 2014 – WWE NXT Diva Veronica Lane is still out of action with a leg injury. She has been recovering in Los Angeles and attendedRead More