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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:09:49 +0000
For the first time ever, The Rock appeared at #83 on Billboard's Hot 100 list this week for the song "You're Welcome" from the hit Disney film, Moana. It also hit the Digital Song Sales chart at #42 with 18,000 downloads in the week ending December 1st. He took to Twitter to thank all his fans for the high honours and thanked the writer of the song, Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well. You can check out "Moana" in theatres everywhere and we have also embedded a video featuring the song in question above. THANK U @billboard! A first for me […]
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:27:18 +0000
Lana, who is mostly relegated to standing ringside for Rusev and providing vocal encouragement, will be getting into the ring tonight and tomorrow during two separate NXT events emanating from St. Petersburg and Winter Haven, Florida. No word on who she is facing or why she is involved in singles matches but she announced it on her Twitter page yesterday. I have BIG news! Tomorrow I will be having a singles match in #NXTSTPetersburg & Friday #NXTWinterHaven FL!So get your tickets #LanaSquad 🙌🏽 — Lana (@LanaWWE) December 8, 2016
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:09:26 +0000
Another WWE documentary is nearly completed as was revealed in a tweet by James Delow of StarStruck Media. From the picture embedded in the tweet, we can see that Natalya is a part of it but whether that is a large or a minor part remains to be seen though as we don't have a lot of other context. The thought is that it might be a minor role because James has also stated that it will mostly focus on the build-up to Hell in a Cell between Charlotte and Sasha Banks. The documentary will be airing on Channel 4 […]
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:10:28 +0000
As most of you know by now, John Cena is set to host Saturday Night Live for the first time this weekend on December 10th. WWE.com recently posted a video showing John behind-the-scenes talking about the differences between a wrestling and a comedy audience and how his nerves are starting to racked. You can watch the embedded video above. You can catch John Cena on Saturday Night Live on December 10th on NBC @ 11:30pm ET.
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:18:05 +0000
WWE announced that comedian Gabriel Iglesias will appear on next week’s episode of Smackdown Live as part of WWE Network on the USA Network. Below is their release: Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA Network, celebrated comedian Gabriel Iglesias is headed to SmackDown LIVE as part of WWE Week. Not only is Iglesias is one of America's most successful stand-up comedians who performs to sold-out crowds around the world, he is one of the most watched comedians on YouTube. His non-scripted comedic docu-follow series “Fluffy Breaks Even” begin its third season on FUSE TV early next year. Celebrating 20 years […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:00:23 +0000
WWE World Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles posted the following photo on his Instagram of his injured ankle: @atlrehab getting fixed up. Don't worry, I'll be back %100!! A photo posted by AJ Styles (@ajstylesp1) on Dec 8, 2016 at 12:31pm PST While originally not considered to be a big deal, Styles was pulled from the WWE live event in Tyler, Texas on Monday night and this week’s Smackdown taping on Tuesday. We’d be surprised to see him work at all this weekend but he is still advertised for the loop beginning on Saturday in Norfolk, VA at press time. Styles […]
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:52:38 +0000
This week’s episode of Total Divas garnered 563,000 viewers on E. That’s down from the 595,000 viewers the show did the week prior. We would like to encourage you to download our *FREE* pro wrestling and mixed martial arts news app! It's available in the Apple App Store and in Google Play. Once you download and love it, please submit a review! Thank you for your support! Below is the complete archive: Viewership for Season One of Total Divas: Episode #1 on Sunday, July 28, 2013 – 1,300,000 viewers Episode #2 on Sunday, August 4, 2013 – 1,526,000 viewers Episode […]
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:46:25 +0000
There was an incident at Thursday’s WWE NXT live event in Melbourne, Australia when the ring crew couldn’t get the cage lowered down for the title match main event between Shinsuke Nakamura and Samoa Joe. While the problem was eventually resolved and the match went on as planned, it made for some funny photos. Below is one photo that surfaced on Facebook: We have complete results from the show online at this link. We would like to encourage you to download our *FREE* pro wrestling and mixed martial arts news app! It's available in the Apple App Store and in […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:03:40 +0000
The USA Network issued the following press release on Thursday: USA RINGS IN THE HOLIDAYS WITH WWE(R) AIRING SPECIAL PROGRAMMING THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 12 Look for the annual "Tribute to the Troops" on Wednesday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c. USA Network will kick off the holidays beginning Monday, December 12, with WWE HOLIDAY WEEK. In addition to regularly scheduled live WWE events, USA will feature movies starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and the 14th annual WWE'S TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS - a special that honors our servicemen and women and celebrates their dedication and commitment to our country. USA Network's […]
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:55:28 +0000
The rumor making rounds at this week’s WWE television tapings is that Mickie James has signed a full-time contract with the company and will be returning next year. As things currently stand, James is set to re-debut with the Smackdown brand in January. Mickie returned to WWE under a per shot deal to challenge Asuka for the WWE NXT Women’s Championship at TakeOver: Toronto. She remained in constant contact with the WWE office afterwards, with the belief being that a new contract would be offered. Officials were impressed with her work at TakeOver and feel that she will help bolster […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:45:24 +0000
Below are results from Thursday’s WWE NXT live event in Melbourne, Australia Ember Moon defeated Liv Morgan and Billie Kay Andrade "Cien" Almas defeated Wesley Blake The Revival defeated Tino Sabatelli and Riddick Moss with No. 1 contendership on the line Oney Lorcan defeated Patrick Clark WWE NXT Tag Team Champions Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa retained over TM61 Tye Dillinger and Buddy Murphy defeated Bobby Roode and Elias Samson NXT Women's Champion Asuka retained over Peyton Royce NXT Champion Shinsuke retained over Samoa Joe in a steel cage match We would like to encourage you to download our *FREE* pro […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:33:42 +0000
Ronda Rousey was a guest on Conan Wednesday night on TBS where she promoted her upcoming fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 later this month. During the appearance, she talked casually about a variety of topics including being a doomsday prepper and why she doesn't have to talk trash with the women's division being secure. And while she's not talking as much trash, she had to call out Amanda Nunes for getting gassed early. Below are video highlights: Ronda Rousey & Vin Diesel Are “World Of Warcraft” Buds Ronda Rousey Is A Doomsday Prepper Ronda Rousey & Conan Love […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:52:24 +0000
Jey Uso and Naomi are both out due to ankle injuries, although Naomi is expected back this week. Sawyer Fulton is suffering from an undisclosed injury but it's believed to be his shoulder or biceps and it's expected to sideline him for months. He worked at the Nov. 17, 2016 WWE NXT live event in Boston and appeared at the Nov. 22, 2016 NXT tapings in Ottawa but did not wrestle. We would like to encourage you to download our *FREE* pro wrestling and mixed martial arts news app! It's available in the Apple App Store and in Google Play. […]
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:47:06 +0000
TMZ Sports posted a "Rocky" style montage for the comeback of Ronda Rousey that we've embedded in the player above. Rousey will return to the UFC later this month to challenge UFC women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on Dec. 30, 2016. Rousey (12–1) hasn't fought since suffering a shocking knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 last November. She has already said her upcoming fight against Nunes will be one of her last. She's believed to be interested in pursing a career in acting, while WWE has also expressed interest.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:42:13 +0000
Conor McGregor is gearing up to fight the recent sanctions levied against him by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC), MMAFighting.com is reporting. According to their report, McGregor has filed for judicial review with the Clark County civil court The current UFC lightweight champion was fined $75,000 and ordered to serve 50 hours of community service for his involvement in a press conference melee with Nate Diaz prior to their fight at UFC 202 on Aug. 17, 2016. McGregor has filed for a boxing license in Nevada, which will be put on hold until the matter is resolved.
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:36:18 +0000
Nick Diaz has reached an agreement with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) that will allow for him to compete and corner once again. Terms of the agreement were not released but he will be allowed to participate in all combat sport-related activities in the state again, MMAFighting.com has confirmed. Diaz was suspended for 18 months and fined $100,000 following a failed drug test after his fight against Anderson Silva in January 2015. Nick was not allowed to be in the corner of his brother Nate during his punishment. He will now be allowed to do so. Nick currently has no […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:30:21 +0000
If you missed this week's episode of WWE NXT, William Regal has announced that Dash and Dawson will get their rematch against WWE NXT Tag Team Champions Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa over the next few weeks. The winners will defend the titles against The Authors of Pain at WWE NXT TakeOver: San Antonio over Royal Rumble weekend next year. Click here for WWE NXT results. We have spoilers for upcoming episodes of WWE NXT available at this link.
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:25:00 +0000
UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will appear in Season 7 of 'Game of Thrones," Dana White confirmed on "Fox Sports Live" on Wednesday. "I knew that a few months ago that they were interested in putting him in the show," White said ... "And I'm glad he did it. It'll be great." White did not offer specifics on Conor's role. Click here for more details on 'Game of Thrones.'
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:18:46 +0000
WWE issued the following regarding The Wyatt Family and the WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship: The Wyatt Family to defend SmackDown Tag Team Titles under the Freebird Rule The Wyatt Family is evoking a rarely-used custom during their reign as SmackDown Tag Team Champions, WWE.com has learned. While Bray Wyatt & Randy Orton captured the titles for the Family at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs, SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan have sanctioned Luke Harper as champion as well, making him eligible to defend the titles alongside Wyatt or Orton under the Freebird Rule. Named […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:15:17 +0000
Alicia Fox, Big Show, R-Truth, Charlotte Flair and Mark Henry traveled to the Middle East this week to visit members of the United States military stationed overseas. Dot com posted a photo gallery that you can view at this link. It does not appear that Vince McMahon made the trip as he has in years past. Expect to see footage and photos of the visit during the airing of this year's WWE Tribute to the Troops special. This year's Tribute to the Troops special will be taped next Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 and will air Wednesday on the USA Network. […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:03:33 +0000
WWE NXT Results (12/7/16) Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 From Full Sail University & Osaka, Japan Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com The show starts with a video package on Nakamura vs. Joe. The theme song airs and Tom Phillips welcomes us to the show at Full Sail. New NXT Tag Team Champions Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa are welcomed to the ring. They celebrate in the crowd as they enter. Before they can say anything, The Authors of Pain come out to the stage. Paul Ellering brags about them being undefeated the winners of the Tag Classic. Before Paul can […]
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:42:59 +0000
Hello WNW People! Mitch “Big M” Adams here, welcoming you to the Smackdown Breakdown. Before we get started, I would like to announce a new segment here on WNW called 205 Live Vibes. It is a review of the WWE Network show 205 Live, and it will be posted every week around the same time as the Breakdown. The segment will begin this time next week. In-Ring Segment: Styles, Ellsworth & Ambrose > B+ I like how AJ addressed the “elephant in the room” (his pants tearing at TLC) in the manner that he did! It shows he has a […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:39:13 +0000
The reactions are dumping in after it was announced that Linda McMahon has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Small Business Administration. First, here’s what Trump stated (h/t CNN): "Linda has a tremendous background and is widely recognized as one of the country's top female executives advising businesses around the globe," Trump said in a statement. "She helped grow WWE from a modest 13-person operation to a publicly traded global enterprise with more than 800 employees in offices worldwide." He continued, "Linda is going to be a phenomenal leader and champion for small businesses and unleash America's […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:51:28 +0000
UFC president Dana White believes that Bjorn Rebney’s involvement with the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association (MMAAA) taints the entire organization. He offered his comments on the latest UFC Unfiltered podcast that you can read below: "I don't know enough about it to really speak on it. The only thing I need to know is the biggest scumbag in the history of combat sports Bjork (Bjorn Rebney) is involved in this thing," White said on the "UFC Unfiltered" podcast. "Listen, there's three unions out there now all battling against each other and if you're a fighter, these guys are all […]
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:30:41 +0000
Linda McMahon has been selected by United States President-elect Donald Trump as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, Reuters reported on Wednesday. A formal announcement is expected for later in the day. We reported shortly after Trump was elected that McMahon would likely have a role in his cabinet. She was first under consideration for the role of commerce secretary, a role that went to billionaire Wilbur Ross, JR. McMahon met personally with Trump last month. She contributed six million dollars to the Rebuilding America Now pro-Trump super PAC and was in attendance at his victory party in […]
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