Steve Austin On How Roman Reigns Is Now, If Reigns Will Be A Big Star, Relationship With WWE, Family
Steve Austin On How Roman Reigns Is Now, If Reigns Will Be A Big Star, Relationship With WWE, Family
Today marks 15 years since former WWE Superstar turned Hollywood star Batista began his televised WWE career on May 9, 2002, on an episode of SmackDown! as Deacon Batista, a villainous enforcer for Reverend D’Von.
He made his WWE in-ring debut in a tag team match teaming with D’Von against Faarooq and Randy Orton, pinning Orton.
Watch Batista’s full debut below:
WWE Network will reportedly be getting it’s very own game show later this year, according to PWInsider.
The show which has already had it’s, pilot episode secretly filmed back in March has been green-lit for a full run. The company has toyed with the idea of a game show in the past but never made it a reality until now.
The show concept isn’t known but we do know it will be hosted by R-Truth later in the Summer/Fall.
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WWE RAW Review (5/8): The Miz, Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss, Roman Reigns, Who Won This Week’s MVP?
How did The Miz get the better of Dean Ambrose ahead of their title match next week? How did Samoa Joe do everything in his power to put Seth Rollins back on the shelf? How did Alexa Bliss’ new alliance with Nia Jax pay off for the champion? Who won Tag Team Turmoil to become the #1 Contenders for the RAW Tag Team Titles? How did Roman Reigns get some payback against Braun Strowman? With Kurt Angle not in London, who was in charge of RAW?
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The official WWE website is reporting that tryouts were held for UK talent at the O2 Arena before Monday’s Raw broadcast. The following names were among the attendees:
– Current Unified World Wrestling Champion Jurn Simmons from Westside Xtreme Wrestling- Adam “Flex” Maxted from Belfast, Northern Ireland- German cruiserweights Axel “Juvenile X” Gress and Christian “T-K-O” Tscherpel from Alex Wright’s New European Championship Wrestling.- Welsh cruiserweight Flash Morgan Webster, who was part of a WWE Cruiserweight Classic qualifying match last year in PROGRESS Wrestling.- Travis Banks & Chris Brookes, the Commonwealth Catch Kings from Revolution Pro Wrestling.- TK
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WWE announced on tonight’s edition of Raw (which was pre-recorded due to taking place in London, England) that Dean Ambrose will defend the Intercontinental Championship against The Miz on next week’s broadcast. The match was originally scheduled to take place at the upcoming Raw-exclusive Extreme Rules event, but has instead been moved to next week.
As previously reported, Miz became the number-one contender for the Intercontinental Championship after defeating Finn Balor and Seth Rollins on last week’s Raw following interference from both Samoa Joe and Bray Wyatt.
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WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Von Erich recently took part in an interview with YNetNews.com and announced that he will soon be coming out of retirement to take part in one more match alongside his sons.
Von Erich didn’t state when the match would take place, but did reveal that it would take place in Israel because of how much all of his past visits to that country have meant to him.
Below is what Von Erich had to say regarding the upcoming match:
“I first came in 1985…and I just loved it here. The people were
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WWE has officially announced that at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: Chicago, which will air live on May 20th on the WWE Network, Tyler Bate will defend the WWE United Kingdom Championship against “The Bruiserweight” Pete Dunne.
The match was made official following the recent set of WWE United Kingdom Championship television tapings in Norwich, England. Bate defeated Mark Andrews to retain the championship, while Dunne defeated Trent Seven to become the number-one contender for the championship.
Below is WWE’s official announcement regarding the match via WWE.com:
Keep calm, because this rematch is bound to be anything but.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has announced via his official website that he will be calling the recently-recorded WWE United Kingdom Championship specials alongside Nigel McGuinness, and that the episodes will air exclusively on the WWE Network:
“I’m excited to announce that I will join the talented Nigel McGuinness to broadcast the recently taped, WWE matches from Norwich, England and these bouts will air on the WWE Network soon. Happy for this opportunity to call bouts involving new wrestlers, for me, and a new broadcast partner which freshens up all facets of the process. Stay tuned as
WWE has officially confirmed via WWE.com that Ember Moon will be unable to compete at NXT TakeOver: Chicago on May 20th due to sustaining a shoulder injury on last week’s edition of NXT on the WWE Network.
The injury occurred at the conclusion of the Number-One Contender Battle Royal, where NXT Women’s Champion Asuka shoved Ember off of the top rope and sent her crashing into the ringside fan barrier. The injury resulted in Ember suffering a shoulder sprain that will now keep her out of action.
Asuka will now defend the title at NXT TakeOver:
ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that independent wrestler Colby Corino, the son of Steve Corino, has been arrested again due to an outstanding warrant against him related to an old arrest.
The website states that Corino was arrested last Friday in Hamilton County, Tennessee after a court issued a warrant for his arrest for “failure to comply,” though it remains unclear exactly what Corino failed to comply with.
The website reports via a Hamilton County jail official that Corino’s warrant may have been issued due to either a fine or a missed court date, and may also have to do
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ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that WWE Superstar Braun Strowman is currently suffering from an elbow injury and is expected to be out of action for the next several weeks because of it.
The website reports that the injury to Strowman’s shoulder is legitimate, and recently, it was explained via a storyline that Strowman suffered a torn rotator cuff following his match against Roman Reigns at Payback. As reported in our exclusive Raw spoilers, Strowman came to the ring at the beginning of the broadcast with his arm in a sling.
In reality, however, Strowman will soon be undergoing a
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw from the O2 Arena in London, England and we cut to the back where Dean Ambrose is talking to Kurt Angle on his cell and then makes his way out to the ring to make an announcement
The following WWE Raw spoilers are from today’s tapings at the O2 Arena in London, courtesy of WrestlingInc.
– The show opens with The Miz, Maryse, Braun Strowman and WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose. RAW General Manager Kurt Angle is away so Ambrose and Miz are acting as co-General Managers for tonight. Braun vs. Kalisto with one arm tied behind Braun’s back is announced for later. The Miz is booked in a match first.
– The Miz vs. Finn Balor is next with Miz’s IC Title shot on the line. Balor controls most of the match after they
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** SPOILERS ** WWE Main Event Tapings For This Week
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OnMSFT.com put up an article about the popular Rocket League video game sponsoring the May 21st WWE Backlash pay-per-view from Chicago. The Twitter account for the video game teased that they will be working with WWE more in the future.
Rocket League tweeted out to it’s fans and the fans of WWE superstar wrestler’s know, it will be part of the exclusive live PPV event Backlash on May 21 on the WWE network.
Below is the tweet by Rocket League:
What a play! We’re teaming up with @WWE, and #WWEBacklash is just the beginning! #
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Emma tweeted the following after suffering an apparent shoulder injury during a tag match at Sunday’s WWE live event in Liverpool.
Just a little unlucky 😬Thanks for all the messages. Waiting to see what it is… 🤞🤞🤞
— EMMA (@EmmaWWE) May 8, 2017
Glenn Jacobs aka Kane recently announced that Senator Rand Paul has given him an endorsement in his campaign for the Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee. Kane posted the following comments with a statement from Paul on Facebook at this link \
“I’m extremely proud to be endorsed by Senator Rand Paul, the most conservative Senator in the U.S. Congress: “The battle for liberty happens at all levels, federal, state and local. My friend Glenn Jacobs not only made a name for himself in the world of WWE, but for years has labored as a community activist eager to bring
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** SPOILERS ** WWE UK TV Tapings From This Weekend
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Former WWE tag team Demolition had their last match as a team at a show on Saturday night for Keystone Championship Wrestling in Broomall, Pennsylvania. The three-time WWE Tag Team Champions have been on the indie scene for over 15 years. The promotion made the announcement hours before the event had taken place.
Demolition was considered one of the top teams of the late 1980’s and they were originally brought in to be clones of the Road Warriors. They turned into faces in 1988 and got over with fans because of their style, face paint and theme song.
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El Apache, Mario Balbuena, passed away Sunday morning, he was only 58 years old. He was a big time talent on the Mexican scene, mostly AAA and EMLL. He began wrestling in 1975 and both wrestled at Arena Mexico and smaller time indie groups through the early 90’s.
Below is a tad bit more information, thanks to thecubsfan for the blurb info.
Apache’s skills, both as a wrestlers and a trainer, were as respected in Japan and as in Mexico. When Mexico wrestling shrank in the mid 90s, with UWA disappearing and AAA diminishing, Apache sent Faby & Mary
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Emma is reportedly injured. This had happened at a WWE live event in Liverpool, England on Sunday. There are no details on exactly what happened but she appeared to have injured her shoulder during a spot with Sasha Banks. The referee threw up the “X” sign to signal for the trainer and she was helped out to the backstage area while holding her right shoulder.
Emma had been injured previously, and returned to the ring fairly recently.
Referee threw up the X for @EmmaWWE at #WWELiverpool😩 pls http://pic.twitter.com/ox0hJ4p5IK
— Connor (@Connor19O3) May 7, 2017
The following contains SPOILERS with the results of the recent WWE United Kingdom Championship event. The fans in attendance were reportedly told by the ring announcer that this event will air on the WWE Network some time in the near future.
1. Roy Johnson defeated H.C. Dyer
2. Mark Andrews defeated James Drake to earn a shot at the WWE U.K. Championship
3. Akira Tozawa and Saxon Huxley defeated The Brian Kendrick and Tony Nese
4. Pete Dunne defeated Sam Gradwell
5. T.J. Perkins defeated Rich Swann
6. Tyson T-Bone defeated Dan Moloney
7. Trent Seven
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A big Tag Team Turmoil Match to determine the new Number One Contenders for the Raw Tag Team Championship is scheduled for this week’s Raw which takes place in London, England.
It will be Sheamus & Cesaro vs. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson vs. The Golden Truth vs. Enzo Amore & Big Cass vs. Heath Slater & Rhyno.
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Jeff Hardy recently appeared on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling Podcast.
On why he doesn’t do Shooting Star Presses anymore: “I don’t do [the Shooting Star Press] anymore, even the 450 Splash. I was talking to Fénix at the show tonight and he’s not doing the 450 anymore because he kind of over-rotated and bummed his shoulder out and that’s the reason I stopped doing the 450 because I over-rotated and jacked my shoulder up. I thought I broke my collarbone or something, but those days are
It was announced during last night’s WWE event in Norwich, England that the WWE United Kingdom Championship will be defended at the upcoming NXT TakeOver: Chicago, Illinois event on May 20.
NXT TakeOver happens on the same weekend as the main roster’s Backlash pay-per-view.
WWE U.K. Champion Tyler Bate is scheduled for an upcoming title defense against Mark Andrews, while Trent Seven and Pete Dunne are set to do battle to determine the new Number One Contender. These matches will determine what match will take place at NXT TakeOver.
It was reported yesterday that Lucha Underground star Jack Evans appeared to have suffered a legitimate injury or some other medical event during a match in Tijuana, Mexico. Originally there were reports that he was taken to a hospital and it appeared as though he may have been having a seizure.
It’s now being reported that this was all a scripted injury and was not something that was unplanned. Evans was apparently walking around just fine in the backstage area and it looked like there was nothing wrong with him.
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According to a report by TMZ Sports, Titus O’Neil is being sued by a photographer (Donald Anderson) after a prank on WWE’s Swerved went wrong in 2015. It was an electric shock prank that O’Neil was a target of and after getting zapped, he kicked the camera out of Anderson’s hand. Anderson says he had major damage to his hand, fingers, and wrist and is looking to get more than $1.2 million in damages.
The suit has been filed in L.A. County Superior Court and obtained by TMZ Sports, Anderson says he was shooting
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According to Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Kairi Hojo of the Japanese World Wonder Ring Stardom promotion will be heading to the WWE Performance Center soon. Hojo announced her departure from Stardom earlier today.
She had been with Stardom since 2012 and was considered to be one of their top stars.
Meltzer reportedly heard that she signed a three-year deal with WWE.
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According to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar is currently penciled in to defend his championship against “The Monster Among Men” Braun Strowman at WWE’s July pay-per-view event, Great Balls of Fire.
As fans are well-aware, Strowman has been receiving a huge push on Raw for a long time now and recently got a victory over Roman Reigns at Payback. There have been reports that WWE officials are very high on Strowman and they feel as though he has the potential to be a big star for them in the coming years.
Here is what Bray Wyatt had to say regarding that:
“For me to be compared to The Undertaker is unbelievable. I’ve been in there with him. I did a WrestleMania against him two years ago and I did another one against him and Kane. I don’t think if you put us side-by-side and watched our work, they’re not similar. They aren’t. It’s the dark stuff that kind of brings us together that people want to branch us, but the thing is that we are completely different.”
“And I think wrestling needs that kind
Training With Danny Davis In OVW:
“Danny Davis started OVW in 1993. I started in OVW in 1996, USWA in 1997, wrestled for WCW in 1998-1999 and got hired with WWE in 1999. OVW and Danny Davis got the Developmental contract in 1998.”
Being In WCW As An Enhancement Talent:
“It was a good time. 1998-1999 I had done maybe 15 shows for WCW, including some Nitro and Thunder matches. I got the opportunity by meeting Terry Taylor at the very first Brian Pillman Memorial show when he was working for WCW in the office. He got released
WWE Chief Operating Officer Triple H posted the following on Twitter in regards to tonight’s WWE Live Event in Norwich, England, as well as a fan’s question about the types of chairs that are being used for the crowd in attendance:
Last preparations for the #UKChampionship show LIVE tonight in #WWENorwich. Feels like the beginning of @WWENXT at @FullSail… http://pic.twitter.com/DFY6QUnaBx
— Triple H (@TripleH) May 6, 2017
Not about the type of chairs…It’s about the fans in the seats and the action in the ring. https://t.co/h6GhCiOgdA
— Triple H (@TripleH) May 6,
NXT Superstar Ember Moon is no longer being advertised for the upcoming NXT Women’s Championship Fatal 4 Way Match at the May 20th NXT TakeOver: Chicago event. The listing for the match is now advertised as NXT Women’s Champion Asuka vs. Nikki Cross vs. Ruby Riot in a Triple Threat match.
As seen on NXT TV this week, Ember was injured when she was launched to the floor by Asuka during the Battle Royal main event.
The injury to Ember has not been addressed by WWE yet and no official pull has been made from the match
Lucha Underground star Jack Evans was taken to the hospital last night after he collapsed during a match in Tijuana, Mexico.
According to reports, it appeared as though he may have been having a seizure. The show continued on after he was carried out of the ring and no other details have been released yet.
The following is a brief clip of Evans being carried out of the ring:
Hope @JackEvans711 is okay! #TheCrash http://pic.twitter.com/0FQ4WpBxoO
— BROKEN Felipe (@lucha_lipe) May 6, 2017
The Revival debuted on Monday Night RAW on the night after Wrestlemania and took on the top Tag Team in WWE, The New Day. Not only did they impress on the first night, but they won and took out New Day member, Kofi Kingston. It seemed like The Revival was heading for the top of the mountain in the tag team division.
Very shortly after they debuted on RAW, The Revival was working their final set of NXT house shows where Dash Wilder was injured. Wilder had his jaw broken and it was announced that he will be out of
Stone Cold Steve Austin talked on his podcast about the backstage segment where he ran over The Rock’s car with a monster truck. Austin stated that while the truck was on and he was waiting for the show to come back from commercial, that he was feeling like he was going to pass out from the fumes of the truck.
“It was about a three minutes commercial break, so the whole time the people back home are watching commercials, I’m in a room, inside a truck, breathing methanol/alcohol fumes — I could barely breathe. I was just begging
Alexa Bliss became the first Superstar to hold both the RAW Women’s Title and the SmackDown Women’s Title with her win over hometown girl Bayley at Payback this past Sunday.Wrestling Observer is reporting that the title change almost did not happen. The finish was changed multiple times in a matter of a day before match time. As of last Saturday, the plan was for Bayley to retain the RAW Women’s Championship . That finish changed very early Sunday morning, then two more times during right before the PPV.