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Posted On September 16, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE NXT Takeover Fatal 4 Way

When I first saw one of their shows a few months ago the action blew me away. But did they manage to capture lightning in a bottle again? That was what I was hoping to find out by watching WWE NXT Takeover: Fatal 4 Way, shown this past Saturday night on Sky Sports here in Britain. The show began with the title action as the Lucha Dragons, Kalisto and Sin Cara, challenged Konnor and Viktor of the Ascension for the NXT Tag Team titles. Short and sweet would probably beRead More

Posted On August 20, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE SummerSlam 2014

It’s meant to be the hottest event of the summer, but was it any good? That’s what I’m hoping to find out by viewing this year’s Summerslam, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Box Office here in Britain. The show began with the first title match of the evening as Dolph Ziggler challenged the Miz for the Intercontinental title. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve seen reports saying that the powers that be are reluctant to push Ziggler these daysRead More

Posted On July 16, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Superstar Collection: John Cena

Our latest review sees us venturing into the world of the WWE Superstar Collection. For those of you who don’t know this is it’s basically a budget series of DVDs which contain just a handful of matches. Think of it as a cheap and cheerful way to kill an hour or so. This first review comes from a man who was recently described as an A+ player by the powers that be after he recently regained the gold. Yep, you guessed it, our first subject is none other than JohnRead More
It was a case of east meets west for TNA and their latest One Night Only pay per view as they joined forces with Japan’s Wrestle-1 promotion for Global Impact Japan, shown this past Wednesday night on Challenge here in Britain. The show began with tag team action as the Bad Influence team of Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian took on the Junior Stars, Koji Kanemoto and Minoru Tanaka. As far as show openers go this was pretty enjoyable. It was also an example of how the powers that beRead More

Posted On January 29, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Royal Rumble

It’s been universally panned, so much so that there was even a news story about it on the BBC website. But was it as bad as everyone said it was? Well, that’s what I’m hoping to find out by watching WWE’s Royal Rumble, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Box Office here in Britain. The broadcast began with Daniel Bryan taking on his arch nemesis Bray Wyatt. This was a tremendous way to start the show, and it may also be the bestRead More
Bret Hart
- “The Hitman” Bret Hart confirmed he will be at next Monday’s WWE Raw, he tweeted, “Yes, I was asked by WWE to be in Montreal this Monday and I’ll be there. That’s one off the bucket list.” – While WWE is keeping Christian off TV right now, as we previously reported. He is advertised for Monday’s RAW from Montreal where it will be “Pat Patterson Appreciation Night.” – Jim Ross wrote the following about CM Punk’s upcoming DVD: “I have seen @CMPunk DVD…available in October…amazingly honest..compelling…made me happy toRead More
- Former WWE star Luke Gallows was on the road with TNA this past week working as one of the Aces & 8s members so he likely has signed a contract. – There have been rumors that TNA was offering new talents a lower amount of money than they should be offered. Scorpio Sky, who has been appearing on WWE TV as Harold, re-tweeted the following comment from a TNA creative team parody account, indicating that those rumors might be true. That message reads like this: “Harold @ScorpioSky would probablyRead More
This week on WWE Download, Randy Orton takes over Chris Jericho’s reign in the “Midlife Crisis Clip of the Week” as a clip of the third-generation grappler botching an RKO attempt on Jericho during a January 2004 episode of Raw is shown multiple times. “Nice work buddy, I’ve never actually seen a Statue of Liberty play in WWE before,” Ziggler says of Orton in the clip. “Too bad your face wasn’t covered in tats too, at least hide the embarrassment.” Ziggler continues, “Instead of the “Legend Killer,” we can callRead More
As reported Sunday, WWE Diva Cameron has been suspended for 15 days. Word is that officials told her she was being suspended for not telling WWE about her DUI arrest and for the company finding about it online. She was not reprimanded for the bribery allegation because as of now, that’s all it is is an allegation. The feeling is that if police hit her with a bribery charge, she may face more consequences from WWE. While the actual DUI charge has brought her some heat from officials, thatRead More

Posted On August 30, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Touts The Ratings Success Of Saturday Morning Slam’s Premiere

The following press release was sent out Thursday: The series premiere of WWE Saturday Morning Slam on August 25 (CW, 10-10:30am) was Saturday morning’s (7am-12pm) most watched program on CW among total viewers and the following kids demos: Kids under 18, Kids 2-5, Kids 2-11, Kids 6-11, Kids 9-14, Boys under 18, Boys 2-5, Boys 2-11, Boys 6-11, Girls under 18, Girls 2-11, Girls 6-11, Girls 9-14 and Female Teens (F12-17). It delivered a 0.7 U.S. household rating / 2 share in 747,000 TV households with 1,126,000 total viewers (personsRead More
WWE Superstar Tyler Reks Resigns to Spend Time With Family and Opens an Internet Marketing and Consulting Company WWE Superstar Tyler Reks has abruptly and surprisingly resigned from the world of professional wrestling and sports entertainment. He has set a path to be a family man and has started an internet marketing and consulting company called Local Marketing 2.0. Los Angeles, CA — 08/28/2012 — The life of a WWE Superstar is physically and emotionally demanding. Both of which Tyler Reks, AKA: the Dreadlocked Demolition Man, had no issues withRead More
- Randy Orton took to Twitter Tuesday evening to dispute online reports stating that his starring role in the WWE Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment film The Marine: Homefront was nixed after companies were informed of his dishonorable discharge from the Marines. The claim was attributed to an article published on promoting his feature role in 12 Rounds: Reloaded for WWE Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. “A Bad Conduct Discharge and a Dishonorable Discharge under the Uniform Code of Military Justice are two different things,”Read More
- Eve Torres noted on Twitter that it was NBC who contacted WWE to have her on the Stars Earn Stripes reality TV show. Eve tweeted last night that after 3 missions, she has raised $30,000 for the USO. The Stars Earn Stripes finale airs next Monday night. – Some of the WWE trends from last night’s RAW were Zack Ryder, Triple H, Michael Cole, Josh Mathews, Jerry Lawler, Kane, Pete Rose, Katie Vick, Heath Slater, Aksana, Sin Cara, Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, David Otunga and R-Truth. – As previouslyRead More
Shawn Daivari joined Inside The Ropes radio on Thursday night. Here are some highlights of what he had to say: His WrestleMania moment with Hulk Hogan: “We were in the dark about that. Hulk was a surprise. We only found out at 3pm that day that it was happening. We just showed up and we were told we’d be doing something but we didn’t know what. Pat Patterson pulled us aside and said “you’re working with Hulk” we were like “What the fuck?!” Why he left WWE in 2007: “MyRead More
- Eric the Midget of Howard Stern fame is scheduled to join TNA as a regular pay-per-view analyst on their TNA Today web series, according to PWInsider. Mike Tenay and Jeremy Borash will make the announcement tonight in Las Vegas at the Howard Stern Block Party. – TNA President Dixie Carter wrote about how she was proud of the TNA staff following Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling: “So proud of the TNA team. Proud of the show last night, everyone’s effort, attitude & determination to be the best wrestling showRead More
- WWE has submitted a proposal to be included on the SXSW 2013 Interactive panel that runs from March 8th through the 12th. WWE’s topic will be how they are “crushing” social TV and Stephanie McMahon will be a speaker along with various Superstars to be named at a later date. – WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz is in London, England to do promotional work for WWE for about a week. He will then continue overseas promotional work so we may not see him on WWE TV for a fewRead More
- Shawn Michaels just confirmed that he will be appearing on RAW tonight, live via satellite. HBK tweeted: “I’m moved to the country for peace and quiet…all these TV & Satellite Trucks definitely ain’t peaceful!! #RAW” – The go-home episode of WWE SmackDown on Friday scored a 1.92 cable rating with 2.61 million viewers. – Jim Ross posted the following update from the big WWE tryouts in California today: “Drills on going for men & women at WWE try outs. No AC…looking for intensity, focus, retention. Three days of 2Read More
WWE has unveiled the official logo for Saturday Morning Slam. The new show will debut on August 25th and run for 30 minutes each week. The first match taped was Kofi Kingston vs. Heath Slater with Santino Marella on commentary. Saturday Morning Slam will air on The CW network as part of their Vortexx Saturday morning block of TV. Saturday Morning Slam is rated TV-G. This is unconfirmed but it’s being reported that because of who WWE is marketing the show to, there will be no wrestling moves or submissionRead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross confirmed that he will be at the WWE RAW from Oklahoma City on October 1st. No word yet if JR will appear on TV but likely will make an appearance for the live crowd. Tickets for the OKC RAW are on sale now. – Some fans may have noticed a welt on the neck of Chris Jericho during last night’s WWE SmackDown broadcast. Jericho noted that he got the mark when The Miz threw him under the bottom rope on Monday’s RAW. –Read More