Thursday, November 30, 2017

New Video From "WOKEN" Matt Hardy

WOKEN Matt Hardy
Matt Hardy releases this new video on his Youtube channel continuing to tease his “Woken” persona:

Impact Wrestling Results - Nov 30, 2017

Jeremy Borash is backstage with the contestants in the Knockouts Title tournament, which kicks off tonight!

John Cena Reportedly Sued By Ford

According to TMZ Sports, Ford is reportedly suing John Cena for selling his $500,000 2017 Ford GT, which violated a contract with the car company.

Rumored Matches For WWE Royal Rumble, Update on Singh Brothers

- Even though they have apparently been written off WWE television for the time being, The Singh Brothers are working live events over the weekend.

Backstage Notes On Plans For Impact Wrestling Tapings, Tonight's Matches, Eli Drake Defending At BCW

- Below is a promo for tonight's Impact Wrestling episode. The show will feature the beginning of the Knockouts Title tournament, Texano Jr. vs. James Storm, Johnny Impact vs. Alberto El Patron in a Grudge Match, Tyson Dux vs. Matt Sydal, an appearance by The LAX, Taiji Ishimori vs. Hakim Zane and more.

Naomi On Her Injury, Edge & Christian Show Returning To WWE Network?, Who Topped WWE Power Rankings?

- Below are the latest WWE Power Rankings with Tom Phillips. The current list looks like this: #10 RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss, #9 RAW Tag Team Champions The Bar, #8 The Shield, #7 SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos, #6 WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore, #5 Jinder Mahal, #4 SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair, #3 WWE Champion AJ Styles, #2 Braun Strowman, #1 WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar.

Speculation On A WWE NXT Departure, Sheamus' 'SheaMemes' Series (Video), Fans On SmackDown Attacks

- Below is the first episode of another new mini-series by the "Celtic Warrior Workouts" YouTube channel from RAW Tag Team Champion Sheamus. "SheaMemes" features Sheamus presenting his best workout memes.

Backstage News On Brock Lesnar's WWE Royal Rumble Match

We've noted how Finn Balor vs. WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar likely will not be happening at the 2018 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view due to Vince McMahon changing his mind about how over Balor is.

The Very Latest on Hardys’ BROKEN Characters

In the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Dave Meltzer confirms that Matt Hardy, and likely Jeff Hardy upon his return, will be reprising their “broken” personas from TNA.

Lio Rush Posts Cryptyc Tweets and Removes References, Done With WWE?

Lio Rush, who has recently received a lot of heat because of his joke about Emma's termination from WWE, has removed all references to WWE from his Twitter profile except for a pinned tweet featuring Triple H touting his NXT signing.

Sheamus Reveals Injuries (Video), More WWE Stars Comment On Hideo Itami's Call-Up, Birthdays

- Michael Cole stated on this week's RAW that RAW Tag Team Champion Sheamus was back in Ireland for his "annual sabbatical" back home. Sheamus and Cesaro are set to defend the titles against Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose on Monday's RAW in Los Angeles.

WWE Announces Title Change at NXT Tapings ** SPOILER **

The following article contains spoiler from last night's NXT Wrestling tapings from Full Sail University. 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Main Event For WWE NXT 'Takeover: Philly' Revealed ** SPOILERS **

The following article contains spoiler from tonight's NXT Wrestling tapings from Full Sail University.

WWE NXT Tapings For December ** SPOILERS **

Thanks to Will Henderson for the following NXT TV spoilers from tonight's tapings at Full Sail University:

Spoiler on New NXT Championship #1 Contender

The following article contains spoiler from tonight's NXT Wrestling tapings from Full Sail University.

Title Changes Hands At Tonight’s NXT TV Tapings (Photos) ** Spoiler **

The following article contains spoiler from tonight's NXT Wrestling tapings from Full Sail University.

WWE NXT Results - Nov 29, 2017

Tonight's episode features what should now be declared two of the top women in NXT. The Pirate Princess Kairi Sane takes on the ever iconic Peyton Royce. The Street Profits will also take on Tino and Moss.

Reason Impact Is No Longer Pursing Ownership of The "BROKEN" Gimmick

We noted earlier today that Impact Wrestling will not be pursuing ownership of the “BROKEN” gimmick and Matt Hardy will be able to obtain the trademark and use it wherever he wants.

Alberto El Patron On Personal Life Being Used For Promo, Paige's Return To RAW, Having No More Drama

As noted, Alberto El Patron made a return of his own to Impact Wrestling at Bound For Glory earlier this month. He was suspended on July 12 due to a personal domestic violence issue with Paige. Although he was cleared in the dispute, he was subsequently stripped him of his GFW World Heavyweight Championship on August 14.

WWE Reportedly Creating New ‘Broken’ Character For Matt Hardy, Anthem Comments On His ‘Condition’ In WWE

Sports Illustrated is reporting WWE is creating a new on-air character for Matt Hardy, but he won’t be labeled ‘Broken.’

Backstage News on WWE Starrcade, WWE RAW Viewership Back Under 3 Million

- Monday's WWE RAW drew 2.759 million viewers. This is down from last week's 3.074 million viewers. RAW featured new WWE Intercontinental Champion Roman Reigns advertised ahead of time. Viewership was delayed this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Singh Brothers Done With WWE?, New "BROKEN" Tweet From Matt Hardy, Finn Balor

- This week's WWE RAW saw Finn Balor come out to face Kane after Kane's match with Jason Jordan. Below is unseen footage from during the commercial break of Balor calling Kane out for the match:

WWE Surveys Fans On Their Interest In WWE 205 Live

Tuesdays WWE 205 Live episode marked one year since the show went live. WWE issued a Fan Council survey to mark the milestone and gauge fan interest on the show.

CM Punk Returning To UFC Soon?, Jinder Mahal Talks WWE Title & AJ Styles (Video), WWE 205 Partners Argue (Video)

- Below is video of Jinder Mahal ranting to the camera after last night's WWE SmackDown, which saw WWE Champion AJ Styles defeat The Singh Brothers in a Handicap Match.

Brock Lesnar's RAW Return Announced, Sami Zayn And Kevin Owens Fallout Video

- As seen in this week's WWE SmackDown main event, Sami Zayn interfered to help Kevin Owens pick up a No DQ win over Randy Orton. Below is Fallout video of Sami talking Owens up after the match. Sami says Orton has been fuming to get his hands on Owens for two weeks but they walked out victorious this week.

Shinsuke Nakamura Wrestles After WWE Tapings, Hideo Itami On His WWE 205 Live Debut, The New Day

- Below is video of The New Day gaming backstage after their win over Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable on SmackDown. Xavier Woods says they are the franchise tag team of the industry and they will definitely be SmackDown Tag Team Champions again as it is written in the stars. Kofi Kingston goes on about how "piping hot" they are.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

WWE 205 Live Results - Nov 28, 2017

We begin with the announcement of how we will found out the next challenger for Enzo Amore.

Enzo Amore comes to the ring with Noam Dar. Enzo says the Zo Train went to the top of the 205 Live mountain. He says that he is generous and he

Possible Title Defense For Baron Corbin, Zack Ryder Comments On Hype Bros Split, AJ Styles

- It looks like the upcoming WWE Clash of Champions pay-per-view may see WWE United States Champion Baron Corbin defend against Bobby Roode. Tonight's WWE SmackDown saw Roode issue a challenge to Corbin but Corbin turned him down. Here is video from that segment.

The Hype Bros Split Up On WWE Smackdown (Video)

Mojo Rawley attacked Zack Ryder on this week’s episode of WWE Smackdown Live, signaling the end of the Hype Bros.

WWE Smackdown Results - Nov 28, 2017

We start off with highlights from last week when Shane McMahon called out Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn to blame them for the loss at Survivor Series in the main event, even though they did not wrestle in one of the interbrand matches on the one night of the year that Raw and Smackdown Superstars meet face to face in competition.

Brie Bella Says Daniel Bryan Is 'On A Mission To Get Back Into That WWE Ring'

Brie Bella appeared on the latest episode of Lilian Garcia's podcast, Chasing Glory with Lilian Garcia, which features a "throwback" to an exclusive interview with Brie Bella from the vault, as well as an all-new exclusive interview. During the interview, Brie discussed Daniel Bryan returning to the ring.

Update On The Custody Situation Between David Otunga And Jennifer Hudson, Order Of Protection, More

We noted earlier this month that David Otunga and singer Jennifer Hudson had ended their 10 year relationship. Hudson filed for a protective order against the WWE announcer, alleging "aggressive, threatening and harassing behavior" that led to a domestic battery investigation by police. Otunga denied the accusations via his lawyer and claimed Hudson was just

Locker Room Reaction to Braun Strowman's Main Event Push

While speaking to Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Braun Strowman talked about the locker room’s reaction to his main event push in the company and revealed there was animosity among peers.

Finn Balor's Latest 'OVER' Pun, WWE Hypes Hideo Itami's 205 Live Debut, RAW Social Score

- Monday's WWE RAW ranked #1 among series & specials for the night in Nielsen's social media TV ratings. RAW had 603,000 total interactions this week - 397,000 on Facebook and 206,000 on Twitter.

Kurt Angle Says Jason Jordan Is Up There With AJ Styles In The Ring, If The Rock Has Problems Losing

Kurt Angle did a Q&A during an appearance at iPlay America in Freehold, New Jersey over the weekend. The fans asked about everything from Jason Jordan to returning to the ring to guys not wanting to lose. John Corrigan from The Wrestling State sent us these excerpts:

Possible Participants For Cruiserweight Fatal 4 Way, Tag Title Match Hype, Tonight's WWE SmackDown

- Cathy Kelley previews tonight's WWE SmackDown in this new video.

Backstage Note On Roman Reigns Vs. Brock Lesnar, 'Broken' Matt Hardy Backstage Photo

- As noted, last night's RAW saw Matt Hardy's losing streak continue with a loss to Bray Wyatt. The post-match angle indicated that Hardy's "Broken" gimmick will be coming to WWE soon as he appeared to "snap" and start a "Delete!" chant while sitting in the corner. WWE later posted this backstage photo of Hardy:

The Singh Brothers Cut Promo On AJ Styles (Video), Match For Tonight's 205 Live, Hall Of Famers Talk Bar Tabs

- As noted, tonight's WWE SmackDown will feature a 2-on-1 Handicap Match with WWE Champion AJ Styles taking on The Singh Brothers. Below is video of Samir Singh and Sunil Singh sending a warning to The Phenomenal One.

Preview For Tonight's WWE SmackDown And 205 Live - Handicap Match, Randy Orton, The Fashion Files, More

Tonight's WWE SmackDown and WWE 205 Live episodes will take place from the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky as the road to Clash of Champions continues.

Braun Strowman On Smashing Kane, The Miz Update, Possible Match For Roman Reigns (Video), Rich Swann

- As noted, Rich Swann won a Fatal 4 Way on this week's RAW to qualify for an upcoming singles match to crown a new #1 contender to WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore.

Monday, November 27, 2017

What Happened After Tonight's WWE RAW With Kurt Angle? (Video), Aiden English On 2018 WWE PPV Schedule

- As noted, WWE will be dropping the number of pay-per-views to 14 next year, with 5 RAW shows, 4 SmackDown and 5 co-branded events. Aiden English had a funny comment about the 2018 WWE pay-per-view schedule, as seen below:

Matt Hardy Teases 'Broken' Gimmick On RAW (Video), Enzo Amore Challenger To Be Determined

- RAW General Manager Kurt Angle announced on tonight's show that WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore will defend his title in 4 weeks against an opponent to be determined by two Fatal 4 Way matches and a singles match.

Title Match Announced For Next Week's WWE RAW, Why Three Stars Missed Tonight’s Show

Seth Rollins announced on tonight's WWE RAW that he and Dean Ambrose are invoking their rematch clause for a title shot from RAW Tag Team Champions The Bar. Rollins & Ambrose vs. Cesaro & Sheamus will take place on next week's RAW from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

WWE RAW Results - Nov 27, 2017

We begin with a video package featuring Kane's comments about Strowman and then we see what Kane has done to Braun over the last few weeks.

Update On Roman Reigns Defending His Title On Tonight's RAW, Seth Rollins Match Announced

Seth Rollins vs. RAW Tag Team Champion Cesaro has been added to tonight's WWE RAW episode. As noted, Paige, Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville vs. Sasha Banks, Bayley and Mickie James has also been confirmed for tonight's show.

Backstage News On Why WWE Is Cutting Down The Number Of Pay-Per-Views In 2018

As noted, WWE is cutting down the number of pay-per-views in 2018. WWE will be doing 14 pay-per-views in 2018, as opposed to 16 that they did this year.

Backstage Update On Drew McIntyre's Injury And Status, Shelton Benjamin - Chad Gable Video, The British Bulldog

- Today would have been the 55th birthday of WWE Legend "The British Bulldog" Davey Boy Smith and the 65th birthday of "Playboy" Buddy Rose.

Former Attitude Era Star Wants to Face Brock Lesnar, Backstage News on WWE Starrcade Event

- Even though the event was never intended to be a WWE Network special, there were several camera recording the action for archival purposes.

Jason Jordan Accepts Roman Reigns Challenge (Video), Chris Jericho's New YouTube Channel, WWE UK Champion Vs. Former WWE Superstar

- Chris Jericho has launched a new YouTube channel. He announces the launch in this new video and talks about what kind of content he will be releasing.

Preview For Tonight's WWE RAW - Roman Reigns To Defend?, Possible Tag Team Title Match, Paige, More

Tonight's WWE RAW will take place from the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee with new WWE Intercontinental Champion Roman Reigns, Paige and more.