Tuesday, October 31, 2017

WWE 205 Live Results - Oct 31, 2017

We start off with a video package for Drew Gulak and his recent issues with Akira Tozawa.

New WWE Survivor Series Title Match Revealed, Updated Card

Kalisto vs. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore is now official for the WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view. The title will be on the line.

Shane McMahon Names Himself Captain, 4 Spots Filled For Team Smackdown, WWE Stars Dress Up As Legends

- Tonight's Halloween edition of SmackDown saw The New Day dress as WWE Legends - Big E as Akeem The African Dream, Xavier Woods as Brother Love and Kofi Kingston as Jimmy Hart. They did a backstage segment with Aiden English and Rusev, which led to Rusev defeating Big E in a singles match. Also below is a reaction from Hart on Twitter:

WWE Smackdown Results - Oct 31, 2017

WWE Smackdown Opener:

Shane McMahon makes his way to the ring and he does the Shane-O Shuffle in the ring.

Updated on Ricochet - Impact Wrestling Negotiations, Impact Executive Apologizes To Okada

- According to PWInsider, a few weeks ago Impact management traveled to Japan to visit with their partner, Pro Wrestling NOAH. They also stopped by a New Japan Pro Wrestling event where during a meeting Scott D'Amore apologized to Kazuchika Okada for his terrible booking years previous in TNA. During Okada's time there he was given a gimmick similar to Kato

Kurt Angle Announces Braun Strowman as Second Team RAW Member, Bobby Roode & Dolph Ziggler Cut Promos For Tonight, Enzo Amore Cracks Halloween Joke On Kalisto

- RAW General Manager Kurt Angle took to Twitter today and announced that Braun Strowman is his first pick for the men's Team RAW at Survivor Series. As noted, Angle will be wrestling in that match as the Team Captain. Angle and Braun tweeted the following on the announcement:

Finn Balor Posts Cryptic Tweet, Dolph Ziggler On Being Too Good And Tonight's 2 Of 3 Falls Match, Gallows And Anderson Rumor Note

- Dolph Ziggler tweeted the following going into tonight' 2 of 3 Falls Match against Bobby Roode on tonight's WWE SmackDown. As noted, the winner will earn a spot on Team SmackDown at Survivor Series.

Austin Aries On Life After WWE, The Shield Talks Life After Split, WWE 205 Live Update For Tonight

- The Orlando Sentinel has a new interview with Austin Aries, who was promoting his book, Food Fight: My Plant Based Journey from the Bingo Halls to the Big Time. During the interview, Aries discussed returning to the independent circuit after wrestling in WWE.

Why WWE is Pushing Sin Cara, Enzo Amore Says He's The Hardest Worker In WWE, Matt Hardy On Being Down Before

- WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore took to Instagram this week and posted a photo from WWE Night at the Los Angeles Clippers NBA game over the weekend, giving himself props as the hardest working man in the company.

Former TNA Title Holder And Current NXT Star Reportedly Joining WWE Cruiserweight Division

As noted, former TNA X Division Champion Rockstar Spud is no longer with Impact Wrestling. PWInsider is reporting that WWE is looking to sign Spud and add him to the Cruiserweight division.

Ric Flair Lists The Top Three Workers In Pro Wrestling Right Now

Ric Flair was recently a guest on Busted Open Radio and discussed a slew of topics ranging from his current health after his scare to stories from his 45 years in the wrestling business. Flair also talked about how proud he is of his daughter Charlotte Flair.

Another Former Champion Released From Impact

As noted, Taryn Terrell, Eddie Kingston, Robbie E, Jeff Jarrett and Reno Scum have all parted ways with the company in recent weeks.

Preview For Tonight's WWE SmackDown - 2 Of 3 Falls, Survivor Series Hype, Halloween Themes

Tonight's Halloween editions of WWE SmackDown and WWE 205 Live will take place from the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia with more build for the Survivor Series pay-per-view.

Daniel Bryan Storyline Injury Update, Rhyno Feels Sexy

- Last night's RAW saw Rhyno and Heath Slater defeat Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in a Trick or Street Fight. Rhyno and Slater were dressed as Santa & Mrs. Claus while Gallows and Anderson were dressed as their Southpaw Regional Wrestling characters.

What Happened After RAW, Samoa Joe Rants After His Return (Video)

– As noted, Samoa Joe made his first WWE RAW appearance this week after suffering a knee injury in late August.

Below is video of Joe talking to Mike Rome after the win over Apollo Crews. Rome says Joe wasted no time putting the RAW and SmackDown

Braun Strowman Returns – Survivor Series Plans Changed?

Braun Strowman made his return to TV on this week’s WWE RAW from Baltimore, taking out Curtis Axel, Bo Dallas and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz to end the show. This was Braun’s first appearance since being tossed into the garbage truck at the WWE TLC pay-per-view a few weeks back.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Daniel Bryan Attacked On RAW (Photos), Samoa Joe Returns (Photos)

- SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan made an appearance on tonight's RAW from Baltimore, making it known to RAW General Manager Kurt Angle that he did not agree with SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon leading the "Under Siege" attack last week. Bryan ended up doing a stretcher job after being attacked by former tag team partner Kane.

Spoiler on Three Other Big Names for 25th Anniversary of RAW Special

WWE RAW Results - Oct 30, 2017

WWE RAW Opener:

A video package runs focusing on the Smackdown Live invasion of RAW last week, then we go live to Baltimore where the entire RAW roster is standing on the stage.

Big Spoilers On Plans For The RAW Vs. SmackDown Men's Elimination Match At WWE Survivor Series

WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle will be returning to the ring now, according to PWInsider.

More Returns, TLC Rematch And More On Tonight's RAW ** SPOILERS **

Cesaro Reveals His Reaction When Kurt Angle Was Added To His WWE TLC Match, His Dream Match, More

The Baltimore Sun has a new interview with Cesaro, who was promoting tonight's RAW in Baltimore. Below are some highlights:

Steve Austin Comments on Neville Walking Out of WWE, Kurt Angle's WWE In-Ring Return, Wrestling Again

"Stone Cold" Steve Austin was recently on Ring Rust Radio. You can check out the full interview in the video below, here are the highlights:

Samoa Joe Returning to RAW Tonight?

According to a report from PWInsider, Samoa Joe is in Baltimore for tonight's RAW from the Royal Farms Arena. As noted, Nia Jax is also expected back for tonight's show.

Update on Roman Reigns, WWE Stars Get Scared (Video)

- Below is WWE's latest Top 10 featuring Superstars scared senseless. The group features The Undertaker freaking out Vickie Guerrero, The Boogeyman dropping in on King Booker and Queen Sharmell, and Jake "The Snake" Roberts horrifying Andre the Giant with Damien.

The Undertaker To Return On 25th Anniversary Of RAW, The Miz Shreds Baron Corbin (Video),

- After SmackDown invaded Raw last week, many Superstars jumped on social media to taunt the Raw roster, including Baron Corbin. Corbin told his Survivor Series opponent, The Miz, that he should just "stay home and keep playing dress up with your little wife." After a busy week, Miz was able to get back to Corbin and had quite the response for him.

Preview For Tonight's WWE RAW - Braun Strowman Returning?, 'Under Siege' Fallout, Kane, Elias, More

Tonight's WWE RAW will take place from the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore as the road to WWE Survivor Series heats up.

Bobby Lashley Comments on a Possible Fight With Brock Lesnar

In a recent interview with The Hannibal TV, Lashley called out Lesnar and said he believes it's a fight that needs to happen.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kevin Owens Responds To Randy Orton's Shot About His Diet, Breezango Gets Scared, Creepy WWE Stars

- Below is Breezango doing a parody of the Blair Witch Project, calling it The Fashion Police Project. The Ascension and Tye Dillinger also make an appearance as the guys look for "Mittens," Fandango's lost cat.

Jim Ross On Jeff Jarrett Departing From Impact Wrestling, AJ Styles Vs. Finn Balor, Survivor Series

Jim Ross posted his latest blog at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights:

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Ric Flair on How Bad His Health Deteriorated During Recent Scare, Where He's At Now

Ric Flair recently discussed the current state of his health in an interview with Busted Open Radio.

"I had ten days of life support, brother, that would wake anybody up," Flair said. "I'm just lucky I'm here, I just kind of take each day, I don't take anything for granted anymore. They gave me a 20 percent chance of living and somehow I made it through it."

Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose to Defend Their Titles in Glasgow, Kurt Angle Getting New Wrestling Gear (Photo)

- WWE UK announced Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose will be defending their Raw tag titles in Glasgow, Brighton, London, Minehead, and Cardiff as WWE travels overseas in early November. Kurt Angle is scheduled to appear on Raw in Manchester on November 6, but will also appear at a live event in Birmingham on November 7.

Backstage News On SmackDown Invasion, Randy Orton Takes Shot At Kevin Owens' Diet

- According to PWInsider, the SmackDown invasion, on this week's Raw, took place earlier in the day on Monday. The SmackDown Superstars were told to really make their attacks look as brutal as possible to make the segment looks more realistic.

Impact Negotiating With Top Indie Star?, Potential Roles For Alberto El Patron At Bound For Glory

- Here is the full pre-show for the Bound for Glory PPV on November 5.

New Matches Set At Impact Bound For Glory, Updated Card

On Impact Wrestling's YouTube channel, three more matches were made official for their Bound for Glory PPV on November 5 in Ottawa, Canada. First, the X-Division Champion, Trevor Lee, will be in a 6-Way Match against Dezmond Xavier, Sonjay Dutt, Petey Williams, Garza Jr., and Matt Sydal.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Reno Scum Depart IMPACT Wrestling

Reno Scum announced on Twitter that they have parted ways with Impact Wrestling. The tag team, which consists of Adam Thornstowe and Luster The Legend, thanked the company and left the door open for a return in the future.

Booker T Says He Still Has Bumps And Bruises From WarGames Match, Great WWE Starrcade Video from WCW Announcer, WWE - Halloween

- We noted before that WWE Hall of Famer Booker T would be appearing at the WWE NXT "Takeover: WarGames" event in his hometown of Houston, likely for the pre-show panel.

Impact Wrestling Garners Second Lowest Viewership Of 2017

This week's Impact Wrestling episode, featuring Moose vs. Lashley in the main event, drew 231,000 viewers. This is down 13.5% from last week's 267,000 viewers.

Jack Swagger On Advice For Wrestlers Who Might Want To Leave WWE, Possibly Doing MMA, More

Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger recently spoke with FloSlam for an interview. Below are highlights:

Enzo Amore Comments on Being Kicked Out Of WWE Locker Room

Enzo Amore is being treated like a pariah in the WWE locker room, but it doesn't seem to be bothering him one bit. In an interview with TMZ Sports in Los Angeles while sporting his WWE Cruiserweight Championship belt, Amore brushed off the fact that he's being alienated by other wrestlers.

Triple H On Great Khali's WWE Appearance And If There Will Be More, How He Sees Jinder Mahal's Reign

News 18 recently interviewed Triple H during his recent trip to India. Below are some highlights:

Triple H Set To Wrestle At WWE Live Events, WrestleMania 34 Tickets, Kurt Angle

- Below is the latest WWE Network Pick of the Week video with RAW General Manager Kurt Angle hyping his ring return at last Sunday's TLC pay-per-view.

WWE UK Title Match Announced, The Undertaker Underrated Moments, Fans on Better Line-Up of Champions

- Below is the latest edition of WWE's "List This!" with Vic Joseph looking at 5 underrated moments featuring The Undertaker.

WWE Star Undergoes Surgery, Danny Burch And Oney Lorcan On Teaming Up

NXT Superstars Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch recently spoke with Byron Saxton for the WWE website. The former rivals teamed up on this week's NXT episode but took a loss to Riddick Moss and Tino Sabbatelli. Lorcan commented on his NXT career being a failure until now:

Linda McMahon On Pro Wrestling Not Being A Sport, WWE Lessons Helping With Her New Job, More

Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon, who now serves as the administrator of the Small Business Administration under President Donald Trump, recently spoke with Tom Fox for The Washington Post. You can see the full interview at this link and below are highlights:

Thursday, October 26, 2017

New Photo Of Ric Flair And The Undertaker, Fans On WWE Halloween Costumes, 'Under Siege' Reactions

- Below is the latest WWE Now video with Cathy Kelley looking at the SmackDown's big "Under Siege" attack at Monday's RAW and the post-show social media videos from various blue brand Superstars plus other Twitter reactions.

Impact Wrestling Results - Oct 26, 2017

This is a very special edition of Impact that's going to feature footage mostly from places other than Impact Wrestling!  Let's start it off in Mexico...

WWE Planning a Special RAW, “The Great Wall” Video from WWE Tryouts, Stephanie McMahon on WWE Earnings

– WWE posted this video of 29 year old undefeated Chinese boxer “The Great Wall” Taishan Dong at a recent WWE Performance Center tryout:

Vince McMahon And WWE Execs Discuss TV Deals, Women's Division Success, WWE Network, More

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer George Barrios, Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer Michelle Wilson and SVP Financial Planning & Investor Relations Michael Weitz are hosting a Third Quarter 2017 earnings call today from WWE headquarters in Stamford.

Vince McMahon Considering Two Huge Names For Special Referee Role At WWE Survivor Series

We've noted before how WWE is looking to have a special referee for the WWE Champion Jinder Mahal vs. WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar match at the November 19th Survivor Series pay-per-view.