Tough Enough Tag

Posted On July 13, 2011By StaffIn News

Update On Tough Enough Winner Getting Screamed At Backstage

Tough Enough competitor Jeremiah Riggs was interviewed over the weekend by Sean Walford of the Aftershock Wrestling radio show. Riggs spoke about his time working with WWE for Tough Enough, as well as TNA, ROH, UFC and more. One of the more newsworthy topics discussed was the major heat Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine received after not selling the Stone Cold Stunner he received following the Tough Enough season finale. Here’s what Riggs said about that situation: “I think that a lot of people may have just bit there tongueRead More
Recap of Bill DeMott’s appearance on Right After Wrestling Radio on SIRIUS 158. On seeing “Miss USA” Rima Fakih use padding on her rear while running the ropes during a drill on the Tough Enough reality show: “I was watching her and wondering why did she look so stupid!? I was looking at her ass – not to check her out – but because I noticed the bulge. And I couldn’t believe she had the gall to pull that. And Booker then said, if you’re not cheating you’re not trying!Read More
– Former WWE talent Dave Finlay is advertised to appear for EVOLVE on July 26 at BB King Blues Club and Grill in Times Square, Manhattan, New York. He will appear in the main event against Sami Callihan. Visit for event information. It marks as his first wrestling related appearance since being released from his contract with WWE in March. — Tough Enough contestant Ryan Howe is advertised to wrestle at Dickenson County Fair in Haysi, Virginia on August 4, 2011.Ricky Morton of the The Rock ‘n’ Roll ExpressRead More

Posted On June 27, 2011By StaffIn News

Bret Hart’s WWE TV Return, DiBiase-Rhodes, Heat On Leavine

- Bret Hart is rumored to be returning to WWE television in the near future. The Hitman is booked for several upcoming SmackDown shows and creative is discussing possible storyline ideas for him. – There has been talk of the USA Network airing a new ‘preview’ show on Monday nights prior to WWE RAW, similar to what the NFL does with its pre-game show for Monday Night Football. – Despite several botched attempts at establishing Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase as a viable tag team, WWE officials are said toRead More
– A fan on Twitter informed Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine of critical comments runner-up Luke Robinson made during a recent interview. Robinson stated last week that Leavine used pity to win the contest by saying he has children to take care of. Leavine wrote to Robinson on Twitter, “All the BS aside its over now. You want to run your mouth? Remember if you make it here-I’m already in the locker room.” — Former WWE Divas Champion Jillian Hall participated in her first match since leaving WWE on JuneRead More

Posted On June 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

SmackDown Match Preview, Snitsky Backstage At WWE Event

– New Intercontinental Champion Ezekiel Jackson is advertised to defend his title against former champion Wade Barrett on tonight’s episode of SmackDown. Other matches slated to take air include: * Sin Cara vs. Ted DiBiase * Daniel Bryan vs. Cody Rhodes * Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso vs. Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel * Yoshi Tatsu vs. Jinder Mahal * Christian vs. Kane to determine the new top contender to the World Heavyweight Championship — Tough Enough contestant Michelle Deighton and her husband, Jonny Fairplay, appear on today’s episode ofRead More

Posted On June 17, 2011By StaffIn News

Bill DeMott Speaks On Tough Enough, Andy Leavine, His Future

- WWE Tough Enough trainer Bill DeMott recently spoke with Alex Marvez of Scripps News. Here are some highlights: Returning for Tough Enough: “When I got the call from (WWE) about ‘Tough Enough,’ I told my wife how funny it is that the guy who got chastised for what he does and how he does it is going back to TV. I guess in some people’s mind I make a good TV character, even though I don’t see myself that way. When I was offered the job, I didn’t thinkRead More
– WWE sent an e-mail to mailing list subscribers in the Buffalo, New York area that the pay-per-view event scheduled for Sunday, September 18, 2011 at the HSBC Arena will be Night of Champions. The event was previously not named. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 25, at 10:00 a.m. via, the HSBC Arena Box Office and charge by phone (888-223-6000). Advertised Superstars include John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz, Rey Mysterio, Big Show, Alberto Del Rio, Kane, R-Truth, Christian, Sheamus, Wade Barrett and Sin Cara. — Shares ofRead More
– Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine announced today on his Facebook account he’s en route to Uniondale, New York for tomorrow night’s Raw taping. — NXT contestant Lucky Cannon commented on a story that emerged yesterday stating that he was arrested earlier this year in Florida for impersonating a police officer. He claims all charges relating to the arrest were dropped. He wrote on Twitter, “Old news.. Charges dropped. Old news ;-)” The WWE talent was arrested on the morning of February 28, 2011 in Hillsbourgh, Florida and charged withRead More

Posted On June 11, 2011By StaffIn News

The Rock Tweets On Andy’s WWE Tough Enough Victory

The following is a new tweet from the official Twitter page of WWE legend and film actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: “Congrats to Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine. Bring it, stay hungry and above all else.. stay humble.” Follow more Rock tweets on Twitter @ TheRock.Read More
– Goldust, who has posted over 30,000 messages on Twitter since last year, was apparently told by WWE officials to cease using the microblogging website. In recent months he would publicly block users for asking trivial questions, or even no discernible reason. The account is still active, but has not been used since Sunday. — Tough Enough trainer Bill DeMott was asked on Twitter when he will be coming back to wrestle for WWE. Demott, who last competed for WWE in June 2003, said that it “could happen anytime.” —Read More

Posted On June 7, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

This Week’s WWE Raw & Tough Enough Finale Ratings

- This week’s edition of WWE Raw did a 3.2 rating, with a shade under 5 million viewers. Nielsen tracked the beginning of the show as being 9:06, so that helped the Tough Enough rating. Raw did hours of 3.27 and 3.15 so they lost viewers in hour two. – The season finale of WWE Tough Enough did a 1.95 rating with 2,860,000 viewers. – The replay of Tough Enough that aired right after Raw did a 1.08 rating with 1,541,000 viewers. – The Raw replay that followed did aRead More

Posted On June 7, 2011By StaffIn News

Former WWE Divas Speak On WWE Tough Enough & More sent in the following quotes from Candice Michelle, Torrie Wilson and Lilian Garcia’s internet video show: Lilian Garcia on where the Tough Enough “After Show” idea came from: “Actually, Candice got approached and she was so nice that she brought Torrie and I on. The three of us had been talking about trying to do something together [...] it became the perfect opportunity to do something. It was actually Torrie… I was together with her in Miami and we’re sitting there trying to figure out what to call ourselves.Read More

Posted On June 6, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Tough Enough Season Finale Results – June 6, 2011

Welcome to the Season Finale of WWE Tough Enough! Stone Cold Steve Austin kicks us off by recapping this season. We started off with 14 hopefuls, including Miss USA herself. Luke was an early standout, but became overshadowed by Martin. Meanwhile, Andy started showing some force. Martin was very unfortunately injured later on in the competition, and it came down to Luke, Andy, and Jeremiah. Jeremiah proved to be just a little bit too green, and was eliminated, and now we have come down to the final two… Luke andRead More

Posted On June 5, 2011By StaffIn News

JR Blog: Christian, Kharma’s Comments, Tough Enough, More

Jim Ross is back with another blog update over on Here are some of the highlights from this entry: – Tough Enough ends this Monday LIVE on USA and I hope that it returns for a 2nd season but apparently that isn’t a done deal as of yet. Personally I think the show is well produced and I really enjoyed the work of Steve Austin, Trish Stratus, Bill DeMott, and Booker T. None of the new wrestling talents, as I have mentioned, jumped off the screen at me butRead More
– On Twitter, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin commented on the possibility of a second season of Tough Enough. He wrote, “I have had many questions regarding a season 2 of Tough Enough…no word yet. Very interesting…” The WWE Hall of Famer also stated last Monday during an interview with AfterBuzz TV that he does not know whether there will be a second season. — has added newcomers Jinder Mahal and Johnny Curtis to the SmackDown roster page. Mahal beat Yoshi Tatsu in his SmackDown debut last night with aRead More
- USA Network VP of Program Research Ted Linhart was asked on Twitter if WWE Raw could be moved to NBC to help boost network ratings. He responded: “Doesnt really work that way. NBC not able to move it, USA owns the rights to air & is very important part of our lineup.” Linhart also noted that the technical difficulties experienced during Monday’s Raw was something on WWE’s end, not the USA Network’s. – John Morrison is scheduled to appear at the FYE store in Washington, DC on Massachusetts AvenueRead More
- WWE Tough Enough trainers Booker T, Trish Stratus and Bill DeMott as well as previous contestants who have been eliminated are confirmed for next Monday’s live finale along with Steve Austin, Luke and Andy. There has been talk of having the Tough Enough winner wrestle on RAW however nothing has been finalized. – Following Byron Saxton’s elimination on this week’s WWE NXT, the final four are Titus O’Neil, Conor O’Brian, Lucky Cannon and Darren Young. No announcement has been made for when the next elimination will take place andRead More

Posted On May 31, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Tough Enough Final, Plans For The Finale & Winner

- Jeremiah was eliminated on tonight’s episode of WWE Tough Enough. Austin said on the show that the final two participants, Luke and Andy, will be going to FCW to take part in exhibition matches where the best performer will win the show. These are the segments that were filmed in Tampa, Florida a few weeks back at the FCW TV tapings. The FCW matches will apparently air on next week’s live Tough Enough finale at 8pm EST. The winner of the show will be announced on RAW next weekRead More