Wednesday, August 12, 2020

WWE News

Ric Flair Wanted Things To Go Differently With Randy Orton

Ric Flair was written off of WWE television at the end of this week's episode of Monday Night Raw when Randy Orton punted him....

Latest On Edge’s Return To WWE

Edge assured fans he still has "some climbing to do" in regards to his professoinal wrestling career. Tuesday was one year since the WWE Hall...

WWE NXT Preview: Kross vs. Burch, Triple Threat Mystery Opponent

WWE will air a new (pre-taped) episode of NXT tonight at 8pm ET on the USA Network. The following items have been announced for...

WWE Raw Viewership Rises, Ratings Down

This week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw did an average of 1.722 million viewers on the USA Network, up from the 1.714 million...

Dancers Absent From Raw Underground Segments Amid Criticism

WWE has apparently scrapped the female dancers from the Raw Underground segments, as they were removed from the segments on this week's episode of...

WWE Announces Another Match For Loaded NXT On USA Network

WWE announced on Monday Tyler Breeze will face NXT Cruiserweight Champion Santos Escobar in a non-title match on this week's episode of WWE NXT. The...

Rey Mysterio Promises Seth Rollins Will Pay; CM Punk Weighs In

Rey Mysterio weighed in on the brutal beating Seth Rollins and Murphy gave his son Dominik on this week's episode of WWE Monday Night...

WWE NXT Superstar Has Car And Ring Gear Stolen

WWE NXT Superstar Shotzi Blackheart claimed Tuesday morning on social media her car was stolen Monday night in Orlando. Included in the car...

Alundra Blayze & Lance Storm Offended Over Raw Underground Dancers

Alundra Blayze, formerly known as Madusa, was offended over the dancers that were part of the Raw Underground segment. "SO? We are bringing back half...

Mickie James Match Announced For Next Week’s Raw

Mickie James will officially return to the ring on next week's Monday Night Raw when she goes one-on-one with Natalya. The match was set up...

Randy Orton Turns On Ric Flair To End WWE Raw

Randy Orton turned on Ric Flair in the closing segment of tonight's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw. After beating Kevin Owens, Orton told Flair...

PHOTOS: Dominik Mysterio Destroyed With Kendo Stick Shots On WWE Raw

Dominik Mysterio was involved in a contract signing segment to open this week's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw. In the segment, he...

WWE Raw Women’s Championship Match Set For SummerSlam

Asuka beat WWE SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley on this week's episode of Monday Night Raw to earn a shot at Sasha Banks and the...

WWE Monday Night Raw Results (8/10/20) – Orton Turns On Flair

Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Monday Night Raw. Here you will find live results of the broadcast that aired on the USA...

Another Hint Dominik Dijakovic Is Part Of Retribution

Dominik Dijakovic, who is heavily rumored to be one of the leaders of the Retribution faction, tweeted and deleted a static image on his...

WWE SmackDown Audience Featuring Riddle vs. Sheamus Adjusts Up

Last week's episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown ended up doing 1.962 million viewers on FOX. That is up from the 1.956 million...

Mickie James Returning On Tonight’s Raw, Contract Signing Announced

WWE has announced a few more items for tonight's Raw: Dominik Mysterio and Seth Rollins open the show with a SummerSlam contract signing Mickie...

WWE Files For New Trademarks For Retribution, Imperium And More

WWE filed for trademarks for the following terms of the last week: Retribution Mustance Mountain Karrion Kross James Drake Jake Atlas Indi Hartwell Kacy...

Ric Flair Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE Raw

Ric Flair confirmed Monday on Twitter he will appear on tonight's episode of WWE Raw. Flair will appear in the corner of Randy Orton for...

James “Kamala” Harris Tested Positive For COVID-19 Days Before Death

Former WWE Superstar James "Kamala" Harris died on Sunday at the age of 70. Jason King reports Harris tested positive Wednesday for COVID-19. According to...

Possible Raw Underground Spoiler For Tonight

Raw Underground will be featured again on tonight's Monday Night Raw, and it looks like we'll see the women's division take part. WrestleVotes revealed on...

Confirmed For WWE Raw Tonight: Orton vs. Owens, Asuka vs. Bayley

The following is confirmed for tonight's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw, which was taped last week from the Performance Center in Orlando, FL: ...

Former WWE Star Kamala Dead At 70

WWE announced on Sunday that Kamala has died at the age of 70. The following was posted to dot com: "WWE is saddened to learn that...

Goldberg Calls Roman Reigns A Joke Over Headbutt Comments

Bill Goldberg called Roman Reigns a joke during an interview with the American Monster Productions YouTube channel. One of the things Goldberg is known for...

New WWE Network Series Looks At Long-Standing Rivalries

A new series titled WWE Timeline premiered on the WWE Network on Sunday. Timeline takes a look at long-standing rivalries and is hosted by NXT...

Bianca Belair Attacks Zelina Vega In Her Home During Live Stream

Bianca Belair attacked Zelina Vega while she was live on her Twitch stream in her own home. This was obviously a continunation to the angle...

Video Of Tyson Kidd Training In The Ring With Natalya

Natalya posted video on Instagram of her husband, Tyson Kidd, running the ropes and training in the ring. You can view it below: https://twitter.com/MahaIicia/status/1291463756774404096...

Latest On Identities Of Retribution Faction

The members of the Retribution faction are not known. The faction, which debuted on last week's WWE Raw and came to SmackDown, is comprised of...

WWE SmackDown Overnight Viewership Rises

WWE Friday Night SmackDown did 1.956 million viewers on FOX in the overnight numbers. That is up from the 1.894 viewers the show did in...

Six Matches Confirmed For WWE SummerSlam

WWE SummerSlam does not yet have an official location but the card is starting to come into form. The following matches are set for this...

Early WWE Raw Preview – Owens vs. Orton, Asuka vs. Bayley, Underground

Next week's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw will feature Shane McMahon and Raw Underground once again. The broadcast will also feature Kevin Owens vs....

Mandy Rose’s New Look; Retribution Debuts On SmackDown

Mandy Rose continued her program with Sonya Deville on this week's episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown. The show closed with Heavy Machinery facing...

WWE 205 Live Results (8/07/20) – Burch vs. Nese

Below are complete results from this week's WWE 205 Live: Ever-Rise beat Mikey Spandex & Marquis Carter. The finish saw Ever-Rise hit Spandex wit a...

WWE Superstar Agrees To Multi-Year Deal

MVP has signed a multi-year deal with WWE following weeks of negotiations. As is the norm with professional wrestling contracts, terms were not disclosed but...

Stephanie McMahon’s SummerSlam Match Announcement Revealed

Stephanie McMahon appeared on this week's episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown to make an announcement relating to SummerSlam. Stephanie explained Bayley will defend the...

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results (8/07/20) – Matt Riddle vs. Sheamus

Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Friday Night SmackDown. Here you will find live results of the broadcast that aired on FOX on...

WWE & World Of Tanks Announce SummerSlam Livestream Event For Saturday

WrestlingNews.com was sent the following press release: World of Tanks Console Announces ‘SummerSlam Showdown’ "August 7 2020 — World of Tanks Console is excited to announce...

Major Update On WWE Returning To Live TV

We reported on Thursday here at WrestlingNews.com there was no taping date scheduled for the August 21 episode of SmackDown. That is the tentative...

Early SmackDown Preview: Sonya Deville On The Dirt Sheet, Matt Riddle In Action &...

WWE.com has revealed several items for this week's new episode of Friday Night SmackDown: Jeff Hardy vs. King Corbin Matt Riddle vs. Sheamus Sonya...

Marty Jannetty Speaks On Facebook Post He Murdered Someone

Former WWE Superstar Marty Jannetty spoke with the Boston Wrestling YouTube channel today after he made a Facebook post on Wednesday, claiming to have...

Pat McAfee vs. Adam Cole Confirmed For NXT TakeOver XXX, Updated Card

Former Colts punter Pat McAfee has accepted Triple H's challenge to face Adam Cole at NXT TakeOver XXX on August 22. This will be...

AEW Dynamite Tops Over 900,000 Viewers; NXT Also Sees Increase

This week's episode of AEW Dynamite did an average viewing audience of 901,000 viewers on TNT. The show ranked No. 5 in the...

Former WWE Producer Calls For An End To Intergender Matches

Former WWE producer Lance Storm wants to see an end to intergender matches. He cites the bouts need to stop in response to the recent...

WATCH: Triple H On ‘Late Night With Conan O’Brien’ From 20 Years Ago

Triple H appeared on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" on August 17, 2000. The show recently sent out a remastered YouTube video of...

More Changes To WWE TV Taping Schedule

As previously noted, WWE only taped one episode of SmackDown on Tuesday from the Performance Center in Orlando, FL. The show will air...

Triple H Challenges Pat McAfee To Face Adam Cole At NXT TakeOver XXX

Pat McAfee vs. Adam Cole is now all but confirmed for NXT TakeOver XXX on August 22. Triple H appeared on ESPN's Get Up on...

NXT Women’s Title Match Set For TakeOver XXX, Dexter Lumis Removed

Dakota Kai beat Rhea Ripley on this week's NXT to earn an NXT Women's Championship match against Io Shirai at TakeOver XXX on August...

WWE NXT Results (8/5/20) – Pat McAfee Causes Chaos

Welcome to our live coverage of tonight’s episode of WWE NXT on USA Network. Please read our preview of the broadcast. We will see Undisputed Era vs....

Charlotte Flair Eager To Return To WWE

Charlotte Flair is still recovering following surgery to repair her breast implants. As noted, Charlotte has had recurring issues with her implants leaking and...

CM Punk Gives His Opinion Of Raw Underground

CM Punk was asked to give his thoughts on Raw Underground during the SummerSlam 1992 Watch Party on Tuesday night. Punk stated he loved it...

TNT Contacts AEW About A Controversy Involving One Of Their Top Stars

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Bischoff’s AEW Future, McMahon Taking Risks Without Fans, Respect Mickie James And Natalya, Orton...

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Vince McMahon’s Involvement In The Rock Purchasing XFL Revealed; Details On Potential Exclusive Broadcasting...

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Dominik Beating Too Graphic?, People Offended Over Raw Underground Dancers, Only Thing Lacking In...

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Exclusive Details On Terms Of MVP’s New WWE Contract, AEW Interest, End Of “Bidding...

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