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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:45:59 +0000
Meet Finn Balor For those fans in the San Jose area, you can have the opportunity to meet WWE superstar Finn Balor as he will be doing a meet and greet at Fallas Discount Store at 5pm. The store is located at 375 N Capitol Ave. Big E Officiates His First Wedding Some time ago, it was brought up by the New Day that Big E has started a second job - officiating weddings! As much as it might have seemed like a joke at the time, it certainly wasn't and the big man had to go through tons of requests […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:51:20 +0000
WWE NXT Results Wednesday, April 26, 2017 From Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Tom Phillips, Percy Watson, and Nigel McGuinness welcome us to the show from commentary. Nikki Cross is shown slithering into the ring. She speaks into Dasha's mic and calls out Ruby Riot. The two slip in the ring at the same time and a brawl ensues. Nikki takes Ruby outside the ring and tosses her into the steps. Security tries to break them apart. Last week - Hideo Itami returned and attacked Bobby Roode. Backstage, Roode is asked about […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:02:52 +0000
Pro Wrestling NOAH, which has formed a recent partnership with Impact Wrestling, had an emergency meeting on Saturday to address the backlash of an Instagram picture posted by Impact star Bram in which he is depicted lying on top of a fridge in a convenience store located in Japan. NOAH has announced that Bram will be suspended from the Tochigi Prefectural General Cultural Center Convention on April 27th and will be replaced by Kazma Sakamoto for the Global Tag League event. Bram issued the following statement which is in broken English as it was translated from a Japanese report: "I am […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:47:19 +0000
Shelton Benjamin Update We still have not received word if Shelton Benjamin will be back in the WWE in the forseeable future but he is definitely cleared to return from injury as he is already set to wrestle for Great North Wrestling at the Pembroke Memorial Centre in Ontario, Canada. Happy Birthday, Kane! In birthday news, Kane hit a big milestone as he turned 50 years old. Kane has been taking some time off from the ring recently to focus on his mayoral campaign in Knoxville, Tennessee which you can read all about here. Lana Is Christened In a preview […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:37:12 +0000
This week's edition of WWE SmackDown Live, which was headlined by Charlotte vs. Naomi for the SmackDown Women's Championship, drew 2,493,000 million viewers. This is down again from last week, and is now the lowest number of 2017. 2017 WWE Smackdown Viewership Archive: January 3, 2017 - 2,596,000 viewers January 10, 2017 - 2,533,000 viewers January 17, 2017 - 2,652,000 viewers January 24, 2017 - 2,556,000 viewers January 31, 2017 - 2,817,000 viewers February 7, 2017 - 2,627,000 viewers February 14, 2017 - 2,626,000 viewers February 22, 2017 - 2,792,000 viewers February 28, 2017 - 2,566,000 viewers March 7, 2017 […]
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:49:05 +0000
On the latest episode of Dinner with the King, Jerry Lawler discussed the feud he had with Andy Kaufman and talked about the first match between the two men in 1982. Seguing from this into current promotional appearances, he mentioned that Scott Steiner will make an appearance at a Memphis Grizzlies/San Antonio Spurs basketball game to make fun of Memphis and then Lawler will interrupt to support his hometown. Lawler isn't sure if they will get physical but added that it should be fun to see. On the subject of Lawler's return to the WWE, he said he will be back once again […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:40:17 +0000
In an interview with ESPN, William Regal was asked about what he looks for in an NXT tryout when a new student comes to the Performance Center. Here was his response: “I’ve been doing this long enough that once I spend a day with somebody, I can say, ‘Well, this person will be good at this as long as, obviously, no injuries and everything goes right, but it may take two years. This person could be getting good at this after six months.’ But if you were to ask me to actually describe what that is, it’s more of an eye […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:31:20 +0000
In a video released on YouTube, WWE superstar Titus O'Neil opened up about his past and revealed to everyone that he was conceived when his mother was raped at the age of 11. O'Neil is a vehement supporter of women's rights and a staunch advocate of ending sexual abuse towards women and men, which stemmed from this horrifying situation that left both he and his mother physically and emotionally damaged for many years. You can watch Titus relay his message in the video above. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:00:01 +0000
SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon has "fined and suspended" Baron Corbin for one week as a result of attacking Sami Zayn on last night's episode of Talking Smack. It is never acceptable for an athlete in any sport to put their hands on an official, @WWE is no exception. @BaronCorbinWWE actions... — Shane McMahon (@shanemcmahon) April 26, 2017 ...on #TalkingSmack were irresponsible and unprofessional. He has been fined and suspended for one week effectively immediately. #SDLive — Shane McMahon (@shanemcmahon) April 26, 2017 CLICK HERE for complete results from SmackDown Live.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:54:54 +0000
The following items have been announced for this week's episode of WWE NXT: Jack Gallagher vs. Tyler Bate for the WWE UK Championship Drew McIntyre vs. Andrade "Cien" Almas Alesiter Black in action We'll have complete coverage tonight right here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:49:30 +0000
Here are the full results from tonight's 205 Live: Rich Swann & Akira Tozawa def. The Brian Kendrick & Noam Dar by pinfall in 5:23 when Tozawa got the victory over Dar. Drew Gulak made his way out to the announce table with a "No Fly Zone" sign and megaphone to protest the high-risk high-flying style. Tony Nese def. Mustafa Ali by disqualification in 7:28 when Gulak pulled him out of the ring to 'save' him from one of Ali's high-risk maneuvers. Cruiserweight Champion Neville def. Gentleman Jack Gallagher by submission in 10:50 when he locked him in the Rings of Saturn
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:28:54 +0000
Ric Flair took to Twitter to announce that his fiance (as of July of last year) Wendy Barlow (who some fans may remember as Fifi the Maid, who accompanied Flair on the set of his talk show segment in WCW) was involved in a nasty car accident. Though we don't have a whole lot of details at the moment, Flair did ask for his followers to pray for her recovery at this time. Please Pray for my Fiancé who was just in a serious car wreck. She is at the Hospital — Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) April 26, 2017 We will keep you […]
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 01:38:03 +0000
To the surprise of many watching Smackdown! Live tonight, Breezango were able to become the #1 contenders when they won a 'Beat the Clock Challenge' by defeating The Ascension in a shorter time than the time it took American Alpha to defeat The Colons. THEY'RE IN SHOCK! @mmmgorgeous and @WWEFandango have BEAT THE CLOCK to become your NEW No.1 Contenders for the #SDLive #TagTeamTitles! pic.twitter.com/65POQwkVZU — WWE (@WWE) April 26, 2017 FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play
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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:48:33 +0000
WWE has officially released now-former NXT announcer Andrea D'Marco. Additionally, we have learned that 2015 Tough Enough winner Josh Bredl was cut, as was Chris Atkins. D'Marco joined the WWE around late July/August of last year as a backstage interviewer for the NXT and occasionally worked Smackdown tapings as well. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! - App Store | Google Play
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:44:39 +0000
Quite the busy day in the world of professional wrestling. With the WWE raiding a number of other wrestling companies for top superstars, including
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:00:51 +0000
SMACKDOWN! LIVE (04.11.17) DES MOINES, IA (Wells Fargo Arena) Commentators: Tom Phillips, John "Bradshaw" Layfield, Byron Saxton Written by Brendan Wahl The night started off with an in-ring interview with Shinsuke Nakamura conducted by Renee Young. Well, it barely got off to a start before Dolph Ziggler interrupted by coming down to the ring. Dolph spent a lot of time antagonizing him so Nakamura responded by asking what his problem was followed by speaking in Japanese. Ziggler hit him with a superkick but Nakamura fought back. Dolph was able to escape the Kinshasa at the last minute though. United States Champion […]
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:41:41 +0000
I want to start this in a way I haven't had to start this in a very long time, and I'm sorry if I offend anyone, but I'm going to tell it like it is. If you have a problem with me saying what I'm saying, take it to my email account – firstname.lastname@example.org Now, what I write in the RIB, and what I have always written in the RIB is my opinion, and my opinion alone. I have never claimed that anything in the RIB is news, fact, or anything else. The RIB is an opinion article that I've […]
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:11:37 +0000
Yes, you read that correctly. After years of attempting to get the rights to Vince McMahon's life story, we are finally going to get a biopic on Vince McMahon, which will be produced by TriStar Pictures. This is a real honest-to-goodness film. Originally, it had been slated for last summer but the writers had not yet gotten the blessing from the WWE or Vince specifically, which of course is what they needed to legally make the film. However, now it appears that they have the blessing from more than one interested party and are set to put this thing into […]
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:47:51 +0000
This week's edition of Monday Night Raw, which featured the final build for WWE Payback, drew 3,007,000 viewers. This is the second-lowest audience of the year, and is obviously down from last week's 3,346,000. Below is how the show did each hour: Hour one - 2,999,000 viewers Hour two - 3,141,000 viewers Hour three - 2,881,000 viewers Average - 3,007,000 viewers 2017 WWE Raw Viewership Archive January 2, 2017 Hour one - 3,042,000 viewers Hour two - 3,159,000 viewers Hour three - 2,939,000 viewers Average - 3,046,667 viewers January 9, 2017 Hour one - 3,014,000 viewers Hour two - 3,019,000 viewers […]
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:31:23 +0000
With all the news spreading around the WWE trying to extend their reach to grab large sections of the audience in India with their recent push of Jinder Mahal, it now appears that the WWE is continuing that reach into the United Arab Emirates as they push into Dubai from April 26 - 29 for tryouts in that very country. Here is the official press release: DUBAI, UAE and STAMFORD, Conn., APRIL 24, 2017 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that it will visit the United Arab Emirates this week in search of the next generation of WWE Superstars by holding […]
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:25:48 +0000
Ring of Honor has announced that Cody Rhodes will indeed challenge for the ROH World Title when he is the challenger at War of the Worlds in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on May 12th. While Christopher Daniels is the current champion, it is not known yet if he will be at that time because he must get through Matt Taven before that show. The winner of a four corner survival match between Jay Lethal, Hangman Page, Silas Young and Jay White will also be added into the ROH World Title match, making it a triple threat bout. FREE WRESTLING NEWS WORLD APP IS BACK! […]
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:09:48 +0000
During an episode of Shaquille O'Neal's podcast, he revealed to everyone why the match against the Big Show never went down and was rather vague about it: "Because they kept playing. First, they said it was me and Big Show. Then, they said it was going to be 3 and 3. Then, they cancelled it so when they cancelled it, I made other arrangements. And then they tried to call back and tried to get it done, and I just said, 'I'm not going to do it.' They messed it up." His co-hosts then questioned if Shaq would lose if he would […]
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:07:51 +0000
This week's episodes of SmackDown and 205 Live will emanate from the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. The following items are being advertised: Charlotte vs. Naomi for the SmackDown Women's Championship Erick Rowan vs. Randy Orton in a No DQ Match AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin Shinsuke Nakamura opens the show with an interview Tag Team Beat The Clock Challenges to determine a #1 Contender On 205 Live, Jack Gallagher faces Cruiserweight Champion Neville. We'll have complete coverage of both shows posted right here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
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