Monday Night Raw Tag

Posted On October 27, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Bringing Back The King of the Ring, Matt Hardy Featured

– The WWE website announced that the three-hour Monday Night Raw event taking place on November 29, 2010 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will feature the return of the King of the Ring tournament. The synopsis reads: “In a single evening, one man will become a legend as the King of the Ring Tournament returns for the first time in over 2 years live from Philadelphia. On a special 3-Hour Raw Event Superstars from Raw and SmackDown will battle for the honor to be crowned King ofRead More
– WWE’s three-disc DVD set highlighting the best of SmackDown in 2010 and late 2009, Smackdown: The Best of 2009-2010, is officially released today. To view a clip from the DVD of Shawn Michaels delivering Sweet Chin Music to The Undertaker, click here. — This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw drew a a 3.07 cable rating, averaging 4.64 million viewers over the course of two hours. While the rating is slightly down from last week’s 3.7, overall viewership was up from 4.47 million viewers. The show drew hours ofRead More

Posted On October 22, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Heat On WWE Newcomer Over Photos, Venue For First 2011 Raw

– Jim Ross announced he will be in attending this Sunday’s Bragging Rights pay-per-view event in Minneapolis, Minnesota. — The first Monday Night Raw taping of 2011 will emanate from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Jan. 3. — Reportedly, there is heat on WWE developmental wrestler Vicky Skeeles (known as Verity Thomas in Florida Championship) over photos company officials recently discovered online of her semi-nude. See the pictures here -> source: www.pwinsider.comRead More

Posted On October 19, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Raw Rating Improves, Updates On Daniel Bryan & Tyson Kidd

– This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw drew a a 3.09 cable rating, averaging 4.47 million viewers over the course of two hours. This is up from last week’s 2.9 rating and in line with what the program had averaged the previous ten weeks. The first hour garnered a 3.06 rating and the second hour did a 3.12. Hour one averaged 4.42 million viewers while hour two averaged 4.53 million viewers. Viewership was up nearly five percent compared to the previous week. — Though it was teased last nightRead More

Posted On October 19, 2010By Kelly FloydIn Columns

Thoughts On The New Stand Up For WWE Campaign

When Monday morning kicked off, dirtsheets were buzzing with information on a new campaign being pursued by the WWE. The brains of the company put together Stand Up For WWE, a motion that calls for change in the perspective of professional wrestling. This put the microphone in the hands of the fans, urging them to defend the past time they’ve coveted for years. When damage control failed from the inside, the WWE threw their hands up in the air and decided to let the fans demonstrate their devotion and petitionRead More

Posted On October 14, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Names Under Consideration For WWE HOF, Plans For Pee Wee

– Among those discussed this past week for induction into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame were Bill Goldberg, Lex Luger and Ron Simmons. Also under consideration for induction into the Hall is that of the Four Horsemen. Company officials would prefer to induct the group as opposed to solely Arn Anderson. However, the group’s induction will likely hinge on whether Ric Flair re-signs with TNA Wrestling once his current contract expires early next year. WWE also has strong interest in inducting Sting into the Hall of Fame, though hisRead More

Posted On October 11, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Bourne Undergoing Shoulder Surgery, Three 3-Hour Raws Set

– World Wrestling Entertainment has three three-hour episodes of Monday Night Raw scheduled for the remainder of 2010; November 15 in Hershey, November 29 in Philadelphia, and December 13 in New Orleans. — Sheamus is featured on the cover of the latest edition of The Wrestler. To view the cover, visit www.pwi-online.com. The issue also features a lengthy interview with “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan. — An injury angle may take place tonight on Raw as Evan Bourne is scheduled to undergo shoulder surgery soon. See Evan Bourne/girlfriend photos -> sources: www.f4wonline.com,Read More

Posted On October 4, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Three-Hour Raw Announced, WWE Signs U.K. Women’s Wrestler

– World Wrestling Entertainment has informed ticket holders for the Monday Night Raw television taping taking place on Nov. 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that it will be a three-hour event. A Triple Threat Match between Randy Orton, John Cena and Sheamus for the WWE Championship will be “nationally televised,” according to advertising issued to ticket holders. (source: www.prowrestling.net) — According to www.diva-dirt.com, World Wrestling Entertainment has signed 23-year-old U.K. women’s wrestler Vicky Skeeles to a developmental contract. She has already reported to Florida Championship Wrestling. — A video a WWERead More

Posted On October 4, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s Edition Of WWE Raw

World Wrestling Entertainment will be taping part of this week’s Superstars and tonight’s edition of Monday Night Raw from the INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Johnny Knoxville is the advertised guest star. John Cena vs. Randy Orton vs. Sheamus in a triple-threat match for the WWE Championship is the advertised dark match main event. No matches have been announced as of this writing. If you are attending tonight’s taping and would be interested in providing us with a live report, please email me at at andy [at] pwmania.com.Read More

Posted On September 29, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Considering Turning SD Star Heel, Ricky Steamboat Update

source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter — WWE has discussed turning Kaval heel and having him feud with Rey Mysterio early next year. When the NXT season two winner was initially signed, Mysterio was one of the people pushing for a program with him. However, injuries to both wrestlers derailed potential plans. — Ricky Steamboat is still recuperating from a capillary burst of the brain at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina. When the WWE Hall of Famer returns to work, he is expected to assume a role at Florida Championship WrestlingRead More

Posted On September 29, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Pee-Wee Herman Hosting Raw – HBO Star No Longer Scheduled

The official WWE website has announced that comedian Pee Wee Herman will be hosting the November 1st episode of Monday Night RAW from the Nassau Coliseum in New York. The statement reads: “Pee-wee Herman is taking time off from performing on Broadway in The Pee-wee Herman Show to come out to the Nassau Coliseum where he’s sure to make some new friends and create some chaos with WWE. Never has such mayhem been caused on Monday Night Raw by a man in a red bowtie. Pee-wee Herman will turn RawRead More

Posted On September 26, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Reaction To Raw Rating; SD Changes Coming

Partial Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter — As an update to our report from earlier this week, there was an almost immediate reaction within WWE over Raw’s 2.8 rating from this week. Some think with Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers game next week, and with Raw being taped, the rating could be the same or even worse. They cut commercial spots to heavily promote Orton vs. Jericho for next week’s show. — Kane, Kofi Kingston & other WWE stars will be doing a lot of media this week to beginRead More