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Posted On August 8, 2014By Matt KunkaIn Columns, Featured

Slow Burning WWE SummerSlam 2014

With SummerSlam right around the corner, we are in the midst of the most exciting time of the year for WWE outside of the Royal Rumble-WrestleMania stretch. This means that they’re pulling out all their tricks to get the biggest matches, biggest reactions and most eyes on the product. I know I’m new here, so my opinion isn’t taken in the highest regards, but I still think I can give some good insight.Read More
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Posted On July 16, 2014By Richard LattaIn Columns, Featured

WWE 2K15 : 50 Legends That Must Be Included

In the last few years, WWE has been including legends in their games at a more accelerated rate than ever. Men like Bruno Sammartino, Dusty Rhodes, and Ravishing Rick Rude all made their long awaited virtual debuts. Their 30 years of Wrestlemania mode made it necessary to introduce more guys from yesteryear. Looking forward to WWE 2K15, WWE’s first voyage on the next-gen platform, there are still many wrestlers who have not been included over the last few years that fans are clamoring for. Whether actual legends, or legendary videoRead More
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There’s one thing that keeps the world of professional wrestling going, and that’s the rivalries. For decades fans have watched show after show to see how these rivalries develop, and how they will ultimately end. Now the good people at WWE have dipped into their ever-growing video archive to bring us a list of the biggest rivalries ever, with the three disc set entitled The Top 25 Rivalries in Wrestling History. As is the custom with these reviews let’s start at the very beginning with….. Disc One – The DocumentaryRead More
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Posted On December 26, 2013By George CushnieIn Columns

FATP Awards 2013

“It’s Christmastime, there’s no need to be afraid… At Christmastime… We let in light, and banish shade…” It might be the festive Christmas spirit, or just the spirits I’ve had to drink over the last week or so, but that intro from a well-known Christmas song is a great metaphor for this edition of FATP, especially the “…let in light, and banish shade…” bit. Normally, I’m sarcastic and angry, but what the hell… it’s Christmas, so I’ve lightened up a bit! Welcome one, welcome all to just the 2nd everRead More
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- Paul Heyman has signed a new deal with WWE, as made clear by his appearance on RAW Monday night with CM Punk. Heyman’s original deal ran out at SummerSlam but it was expected that he re-signed when he appeared on RAW the next night. One of the reasons behind Heyman working with Punk is to keep Brock Lesnar fresh on everyone’s mind while he is away from TV. Word is that both Punk and Heyman were vocal in pitching their on-screen partnership to WWE officials. – Sources report thatRead More
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- Paul Heyman will likely appear on tonight’s live Raw broadcast emanating from Chicago, Illinois as he was spotted by numerous fans in the area. He has not appeared on WWE programming since the Raw after SummerSlam. – WWE Champion CM Punk was at one point today scheduled to open Raw. – Kane and Daniel Bryan are set to reveal their “anger collages” in their next anger management class on Raw tonight. The program will reportedly feature three segments. – WWE Hall of Famer Johnny Valiant is scheduled to holdRead More
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Posted On August 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

This Week’s WWE Raw Viewership Slightly Rises From Last Week

Monday night’s episode of Raw averaged 4.482 million viewers, according to TV By The Numbers. We hope to have the final rating shortly. Viewers were up slightly from last week’s post-SummerSlam episode, which drew a 3.1 rating with 4.478 million viewers. The first hour of Monday night’s show reached 4.16 million viewers, while the second garnered 4.786 million viewers. Viewers fell in the third hour, which drew 4.499 million viewers.Read More
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- Randy Orton has been pulled from several upcoming WWE live events. He is no longer advertised for the dark main event at next month’s Buffalo, NY tapings. The match is now Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus with Show filling in for Orton. On WWE’s upcoming tour of Canada, Orton is being replaced by Dolph Ziggler in the same matches. – Monday’s WWE RAW had a Trendrr.tv social media score of 376,761, up a sharp 18% from last week’s post-SummerSlam episode and even with two weeks ago.Read More
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Chris Jericho spoke with The LAW Sunday night about Fozzy’s new album and his latest WWE run. Here are some highlights. The original contract with WWE: “I went to Connecticut to meet with Vince McMahon last year after SummerSlam, and my plan was to come back in December, do the month of vignettes, then work January to the end of May, and then in June we were supposed to embark on the tour for Sin and Bones, because originally it was supposed to come out in June. Then when IRead More
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- Following up on the hamstring injury that The Rock suffered in his match against John Cena at WrestleMania 28, he tweeted that he has completely healed from the injury. – According to Pollstar, SummerSlam did a gate of $1,135,590 gross and 14,000 paid. – WWE Vintage Collection on August 24th, 2012 featured these matches: The Missing Link vs. Tony Garea WWF Prime Time Wrestling – July 23rd, 1985 The Powers Of Pain vs. Demolition WWF TV Taping – February 3rd, 1989 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin Battle Kat vs. Boris ZhukovRead More
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- WWE Classics On Demand, WWE’s subscription video on demand television service, is currently airing the April 21, 1998 episode of ECW Hardcore TV, which features a profanity-laced “shoot” promo by Taz. The rotisseried grappler mentions ‘Chris Benoit’ twice during his spiel, which both times is censored with a bleep sound. – Tommy Fierro, who is a longtime wrestling promoter and worked for WWE briefly for their WWE Network will be helping ROH set up fundraisers at their live events starting with their 10/6 show in Rahway, NJ. If you’reRead More
charlie-sheen
- We noted before that it came out Charlie Sheen had a family party the night of SummerSlam that was planned months in advance. While at the party, Sheen was asked about working SummerSlam and joked that it would cost WWE a ton of money to get him to do it. Several WWE sources report that WWE is still interested in getting Sheen to work an angle at a future pay-per-view, possibly WrestleMania 29. – Antonio Cesaro’s WWE United States Title win at SummerSlam was covered as a mainstream storyRead More
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Posted On August 22, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Rey Mysterio Diagnosed With Concussion

WWE.com announced Wednesday that Rey Mysterio suffered a concussion during his match Sunday against The Miz at SummerSlam. The website notes that according to a backstage source, WWE personnel “suspected [a concussion] because he hit his head.” The following day, precautionary impact testing was conducted and “showed that [Mysterio] is below baseline, which means he sustained some sort of concussion.” The website has confirmed that Mysterio is not medically cleared to compete at this time. The San Diego native did not appear on Raw or SmackDown, and has been removedRead More
charlie-sheen
According to those in WWE, the situation with Charlie Sheen is that around the time he agreed to be the Social Media Ambassador for RAW 1000, he also verbally agreed to work the SummerSlam pay-per-view since it was happening in Los Angeles. About two weeks later, Sheen backed out due to scheduling issues. We now know that he had a big family birthday party that had been planned for months. While the SummerSlam deal fell through, officials are hoping that Sheen will agree to appear more for them in theRead More
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- WWE developmental wrestler Skyler Moon has been removed from the Divas roster page of NXT Wrestling website, FCWWrestling.info. This has prompted speculation that the former Buggy Nova has been released since a talent’s removal from the page generally indicates a departure. However, she emphatically says that’s not the case. “I was not released!!!” Moon tweeted Tuesday. “My profile is under construction :).” – Former WWE Superstar Armando Estrada ripped Limp Bizkit member Fred Durst for displaying an obscene gesture at SummerSlam. He tweeted, “It’s 2012. Giving the camera aRead More
wwe-raw
- Monday’s post-SummerSlam episode of Raw rebounded from last week’s 2.84 rating to draw a 3.1. The program averaged 4,478,000 over the course of three hours, an improvement from 4,134,000 the week before. Viewership peaked during the second hour with 4,657,000, while the first and third hours both drew 4,352,000 viewers. – The second edition of the WWE Encyclopedia is now scheduled to be released on November 19, 2012, according to Amazon.com. The 400-page book was originally scheduled to be released on September 3. – Eve Torres has launched aRead More
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Coming out of the SummerSlam weekend events in Los Angeles, word from sources is that Steve Austin will indeed be wrestling one more match with WWE but that match most likely will not take place at WrestleMania 29 in 2013. Austin’s final match isn’t expected to happen until WrestleMania 30 in 2014. The story is that Austin won’t come back for anything but a WrestleMania main event. Those familiar with Austin’s situation note that he’s not physically or mentally ready for the match to take place next year. (Source: PWInsider)Read More
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- As reported Monday, a WWE spokesperson told TMZ.com that online reports of Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst being kicked out of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California, the venue for WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event Sunday night, for displaying an obscene gesture while he shown live on camera “are 100% FALSE.” Rather, he went backstage on his own accord to apologize for his action, according to the spokesman. On the contrary, multiple WWE sources noted to PWInsider.com that Durst was asked to leave the arena by WWE. Kevin Dunn,Read More
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Chris Jericho’s contract was “terminated” on this week’s episode of WWE Raw. Dolph Ziggler beat Chris Jericho, “terminating” Jericho’s WWE contract. As the storyline goes, AJ Lee made the SummerSlam rematch in that if Ziggler won, Jericho’s WWE contract was terminated. If Jericho won, he would receive Ziggler’s Money in the Bank title shot. Jericho is being written off television as he is leaving the company to tour with his band Fozzy in reality.Read More