Saturday, October 20, 2018

Batista Reveals Vince McMahon's Advice Before SmackDown 1000 Appearance

Batista Reveals Vince McMahon's Advice Before SmackDown 1000 Appearance
After the Evolution segment on Smackdown 1000 last Tuesday, cameras caught up with Batista to ask about how he thought the segment went and what Vince McMahon told him before going out.

The Miz Talks Not Getting Respect Because of His Time on a Reality Show

The Miz Talks Not Getting Respect Because of His Time on a  Reality Show
The Miz spoke to the Mirror about Miz & Mrs., not getting respect, and what he'll do if he does get respect from fans and peers. Here are some of the highlights:

Rusev vs. English Announced for Smackdown, Former WWE Stars Talk Opening Matches, Security Guards Get Destroyed

Rusev vs. English Announced for Smackdown, Former WWE Stars Talk Opening Matches, Security Guards Get Destroyed
- Below is WWE's latest Top 10 featuring security guards getting destroyed.

WWE Replacing Drake Maverick as GM on 205 Live?

WWE Replacing Drake Maverick as GM on 205 Live?
205 Live could be getting a new General Manager in the very near future for that brand.

Dolph Ziggler Says Wrestlers "Shouldn't Be In The Business" If They Aren't Wanting To Be Better

Dolph Ziggler Says Wrestlers "Shouldn't Be In The Business" If They Aren't Wanting To Be Better
Dolph Ziggler has had to endure 50/50 booking multiple times throughout his WWE career. The current RAW tag team champion was recently a guest on the In This Corner podcast and discussed frustrations over how he was booked in the past.

Friday, October 19, 2018

WWE to Launch NXT Germany Brand?

WWE to Launch NXT Germany Brand?
The next big step in the expansion of WWE developmental looks to be a WWE NXT Germany brand, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Braun Strowman Warns Drew McIntyre After Eye Injury, Name For Big Show & The Bar?, This Week In WWE

Braun Strowman Warns Drew McIntyre After Eye Injury, Name For Big Show & The Bar?, This Week In WWE
- Below is a preview for this week's episode of "This Week In WWE" with Charly Caruso and Scott Stanford on the WWE Network.

Shane McMahon On The Rock Being Decimated With Early Crowd Response, Possible Hulk Hogan WWE Return

Shane McMahon On The Rock Being Decimated With Early Crowd Response, Possible Hulk Hogan WWE Return
Shane McMahon made a rare radio appearance when he joined Opie Radio to discuss two of WWE's biggest stars ever. The first was The Rock and Shane was asked if WWE ever envisioned him becoming as big a star as he became.

Shawn Michaels Scheduled For RAW

Shawn Michaels Scheduled For RAW
Shawn Michaels is scheduled for this week's Raw in Providence, Rhode Island, according to PWInsider. Michaels will continue the hype for DX vs. The Undertaker and Kane at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia on November 2.

Impact Wrestling Could Lose Another Television Home

Impact Wrestling Could Lose Another Television Home
Impact Wrestling has been trying for years and they’ve had highs but far more lows. Now with Impact Wrestling under the ownership of Anthem Sports, they little engine that could in pro wrestling has a new direction that is doing their best to move into the future.

Early Plans For WrestleMania 35, Drew McIntyre's Push, Dean Ambrose

Early Plans For WrestleMania 35, Drew McIntyre's Push, Dean Ambrose
We're about 6 months away from WWE's WrestleMania 35 and there is reportedly no main event locked in, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. WWE officials often know what the top WrestleMania matches will be months before the event.

Impact Wrestling Results - October 18, 2018

Impact Wrestling Results - October 18, 2018
We take a video look back at Bound For Glory, then the new World Champion, Johnny Impact, comes otu to open the show.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

FOX Wants Smackdown To Be Less Comedy And More Sports-Like

FOX Wants Smackdown To Be Less Comedy And More Sports-Like
If you are a fan that is frustrated with WWE being too much about comedy and not enough serious wrestling then we got some potentially good news for you.

Three NXT Superstars Quietly Released

Three NXT Superstars Quietly Released
Three NXT Superstars have been quietly released from their developmental deals - Tian Bing, Jason Cheng and Gabriel Ealy. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter adds that Gabriel's twin brother Uriel Ealy was released back in June.

Big NXT Match Announced For Return To MSG

Big NXT Match Announced For Return To MSG
As seen in the video below, NXT General Manager William Regal has announced a big ten-man match for the WWE live event from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Wednesday, December 26.

NJPW Interested In Bringing Back Several WWE Superstars

NJPW Interested In Bringing Back Several WWE Superstars
According to Dave Meltzer, New Japan Pro Wrestling reportedly has interest in bringing back three talents that are currently signed to WWE.

New Report Estimates Financial Hit To WWE If They Pull Out Of Crown Jewel

New Report Estimates Financial Hit To WWE If They Pull Out Of Crown Jewel
If WWE does decide to cancel Crown Jewel or move it's location, Wall Street analyst Eric Handler of MKM Partners', via Deadline, estimates that it could result in a $2-3 million hit to their fourth-quarter cash flow.

Shane McMahon Returning Full Time?

Shane McMahon Returning Full Time?
According to PWInsider, Shane McMahon’s return at SmackDown 1000 wasn’t just a one off and did indeed serve as his official ‘comeback’ appearance.

Dick Slater Passes Away at 67, WWE Releases Statement

Dick Slater Passes Away at 67, WWE Releases Statement
WWE has announced that wrestling legend "Dirty" Dick Slater passed away at the age of 67. Below is WWE's statement on Slater's passing and a few videos from his career:

Kevin Owens Expected Timetable For Return After Double Knee Surgery

Kevin Owens Expected Timetable For Return After Double Knee Surgery
As noted, Kevin Owens underwent double knee surgery on Tuesday. Initially, no real timeframe was given for “KO’s” return, however, it was speculated it could be anywhere from four to eight months.