Wednesday, August 12, 2020

WWE News

WWE Actively Looking To Hire More Female Referees

WWE is actively looking for new referees, specifically female referees, according to Casey Mitchell. Mitchell reports WWE recently offered one female independent worker a job...

Report: WWE NXT Superstar Leaving Due To Back Injury

Kacy Catanzaro of NXT is leaving WWE due to a back injury, per Squared Circle Sirens. Catanzaro signed with WWE in January 2018 and debuted...

Backstage News On New Number One Contenders On RAW

It was Paul Heyman’s idea to pair Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler together and put them over during the eight-team Tag Team Turmoil match...

Ric Flair Files A Trademark For “The Man”; Tweets Becky Lynch And Taylor Swift

Ric Flair recently applied for a trademark for "The Man", according to Wrestling News. For most of his career, Ric Flair would call himself "The Man"...

WWE Superstar Trolls AEW & “Smarks” Over Jericho Title Win; Richard Reacts

A fan on Instagram posted the following comments about Chris Jericho winning the AEW World Championship at last night’s All Out pay-per-view: ”So… For all...

Results – NXT UK Takeover: Cardiff

Here are results from the NXT UK Takeover: Cardiff event that took place today at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena. Noam Dar vs Travis Banks: Dar...

Triple H On Enzo Return Rumors; Says Vince McMahon Won’t Be Involved With NXT

Triple H recently spoke with TalkSports.com and addressed two big rumors. First, Hunter stated when he learned of rumors about WWE being interested in Enzo...

NXT UK Moving To Broadcast TV?

While we normally don't report information from Brad Shepard, this is a notice from him that does hold some validity. I will explain during...

Cesaro Issues Open Challenge At NXT UK Takeover: Cardiff

The NXT UK Twitter account posted a video of Cesaro arriving at the arena before the event. He was asked, what he meant about a...

NXT Shows Being Postponed Due to Dorian

WWE announced yesterday that the NXT shows for tonight in Jacksonville, FL and tomorrow in Fort Pierce, FL have been postponed. The Jacksonville, FL...

Will WWE NXT UK Be A Part Of The Brand On The USA Network?

Triple H discussed the possibility of WWE NXT UK being part of the brand on the USA Network during a conference call with members...

RAW And SmackDown At Madison Square Garden Not Near Sold Out

Tickets for the WWE RAW taping on September 9, 2019 and WWE SmackDown taping on September 10, 2019 from Madison Square Garden are not...

Mauro Ranallo Opens Up About Extensive Treatment For Bipolar Disorder

WWE NXT play-by-play announcer Mauro Ranallo announced on Twitter that he is “currently in outpatient treatment for five hours a day Monday to Friday”...

Rob Gronkowski Issues A Challenge

Following an article posted on WrestlePages.com earlier in the week, Rob Gronkowski may have chosen an opponent if he steps into a WWE ring. In...

New Logo For SmackDown On Fox Revealed?

On October 4, Smackdown will be moving to Friday nights on Fox, and a new logo looks to have been revealed. Ryan Satin revealed the apparent...

This Day In Wrestling History – August 30th

News 1993 - At a WCW Saturday Night taping in Atlanta, GA, Dustin Rhodes defeated Ravishing Rick Rude to win the NWA/WCW United States Championship. Due...

This Day In Wrestling History – August 29th

News 1988 - WWF would broadcast the very first SummerSlam on this date. This would solidify the name of the Big Four Events, including WrestleMania,...

Natalya Denies Sasha Banks & WWE Had Permission To Use Jim Neidhart Line

For those that missed it on this week’s episode of WWE RAW, Sasha Banks said, “go to hell, Nattie, and tell your daddy I...

WWE Denies Current Interest In Amore/Cass Return

We reported earlier here on WrestlePages.com via Dave Meltzer that WWE officials have had talks with Enzo Amore and Big Cass about a return...

WWE Discussing Draft Concept To Build Permanent RAW & SmackDown Rosters

Dave Meltzer reports that WWE officials have been discussing a new Draft concept to build permanent rosters for RAW and SmackDown. This is a new...

Will Bray Wyatt Challenge For Universal Title At WWE Hell In A Cell?

There are plans for “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt to challenge for the WWE Universal Championship at Hell in a Cell in October, reports Dave...

Enzo Amore On WWE Return Rumors – Says He Doesn’t Want To Go Back

We reported earlier here on WrestlePages.com via Dave Meltzer that WWE officials have had talks with Enzo Amore and Big Cass about a return...

Former Superstars In Talks For Return To NXT

Dave Meltzer is reporting that WWE officials have had talks with Enzo Amore and Big Cass about a potential return to NXT as top...

New Tag Champs And Big Return To NXT

Last night on the August 28th episode of NXT from Full Sail University, the Black and Gold brand seemed to up the ante a...

Beast Slayer Tops PWI 500 List

Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) released the Cover of its 29th Annual Top 500 Wrestlers in the World List on Twitter today. Coming in at #1...

This Day in Wrestling History – August 28th

News 2003 - NJPW would hold the very first cage match in their 30 year history, featuring Yoshihito Takayama defeating Masahiro Chono. Takayama would win...

WWE SmackDown Viewership Decreases; Last Night’s Miz & Mrs.

This week’s WWE SmackDown did 2.088 million viewers on the USA Network. That’s down from the 2.142 million viewers the show did last...

Bray Wyatt Hints At The Next Target For The Fiend

Bray Wyatt has continued to be very active on Twitter recently, with current and former WWE Superstars, along with the WWE Universe. One Tweet though...

(Updated) REAL Identity Of Roman Reigns Attacker Revealed

As promised last week, both Daniel Bryan and Erick Rowan revealed the identity of Roman Reigns attacker at the end of the show. All...

Paul Heyman Overseeing Heel Turn On RAW; Orton Segment Inspired By Roddy Piper

- Paul Heyman was largely responsible for Sasha Banks’ promo on this week’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw, reports PWTorch. Heyman has...

Top Stars From WWE And Impact Wrestling Go On Medical Tourism Trip

It’s not every day where top talent from WWE and Impact Wrestling travel together but this was an exception. Rey Mysterio, along with Impact World...

Vince McMahon Tore Up Script For This Week’s SmackDown

As first reported here on WrestlePages.com, Vince McMahon was not backstage at last night’s SmackDown from the Raising Cane's River Center in Baton Rouge,...

Roman Reigns’ Attacker Finally Revealed?, More PPV Matches, What You Didn’t See On SmackDown

- As first noted in our updated lineup for WWE Clash of the Champions, Shinsuke Nakamura vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship and...

Quarterfinals Bouts Set For WWE King Of The Ring

Ali beat Buddy Murphy and Chad Gable beat Shelton Benjamin in King of the Ring tournament matches to conclude the first round on this...

Backstage News On Returning WWE Tag Team

There were talks about bringing The Authors of Pain back to television on this week’s episode of WWE Monday Night RAW, reports Bryan Alvarez. Akam...

Title Match Official For WWE Clash Of Champions

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak will face Humberto Carrillo at Clash of the Champions. Clash of the Champions will take place Sunday, September...

This Day In Wrestling History – August 27th

News 1994 - Shane Douglas would win the NWA World Heavyweight Championship from 2 Cold Scorpio. Chris Benoit, Dean Malenko, and Osamu Nishimura would make...

Current WWE Superstar To Challenge For The Universal Championship At Hell In A Cell?

With WWE Clash of Champions right around the corner, all eyes will eventually turn to WWE's annual specialty PPV, Hell in a Cell. While...

Vince McMahon Not Backstage At WWE SmackDown

Vince McMahon is not backstage at tonight’s WWE SmackDown/205 Live taping in Baton Rouge, LA, reports Bryan Alvarez. Vince went over the SmackDown script with...

Third Hour Drags Down WWE RAW Viewership

This week’s episode of WWE Monday Night RAW did an average viewing audience of 2.528 million viewers on the USA Network, per Mitch...

WWE Championship Match Added To Clash Of Champions

WWE announced today on their facebook page that WWE Champion Kofi Kingston will defend his championship against The Viper, Randy Orton. Kofi Kingston and Randy...

WWE Stars Tease Return To NXT

Earlier here on WrestlePages.com, we wrote about how The Viking Raiders were originally scheduled to have a squash match on last night’s RAW but...

Two Top WWE Superstars Not At RAW Last Night

Neither Seth Rollins nor Becky Lynch were at last night’s WWE Monday Night RAW in New Orleans, LA, reports Mike Johnson. The two are currently...

This Day In Wrestling History – August 26th

News 1986 - WWF Superstars of Wrestling taped their very first broadcast from Providence Civic Center in Providence, RI. This would continue to air until...

Cesaro Confirmed For WWE NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff

Cesaro announced in a post-RAW video (embedded above) that he’ll appear at Saturday’s WWE NXT UK “TakeOver: Cardiff” event. Cesaro is headed to China to...

Rob Gronkowski Discusses Potential WWE Future; Wants To Work A Royal Rumble Match

Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski did an interview with CBS Boston where he spoke about many things, including a potential run in WWE....

Becky Lynch Responds To Sasha Banks

Sasha Banks opened Monday Night Raw last night, explaining her four-month absence and her actions over the past two weeks. In storyline, she showed jealousy...

Backstage News On Script Changes At RAW, Delaying The Street Profits

Last night’s WWE RAW in NOLA was said to be one of the smoothest running shows in several weeks, per Mike Johnson. According to...

Big WWE King Of The Ring Tournament Update

Last night on RAW, Baron Corbin beat The Miz and Ricochet beat Drew McIntyre in first round King of the Ring tournament matches. Next week,...

Top WWE Star Confirmed For Next Week’s RAW

WWE has announced Rey Mysterio will be on next week’s episode of Monday Night RAW from the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD. Last week,...

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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