WWE: Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff Named “Executive Directors” of Raw, SmackDown

WWE Names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff "Executive Directors" of "Raw," "SmackDown Live"

It looks like WWE chairman Vince McMahon is going back to "The Attitude Era" well again, tapping former rivals Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff as executive directors to help oversee Raw and SmackDown Live brands. The executive director will be the creative "stop-gap" before final authority goes to McMahon. WWE provided the details via ESPN. […]

WWE Has Finally Crossed the Line by Making Mick Foley Feel Bad

WWE Has Finally Crossed the Line by Making Mick Foley Feel Bad

A lot has been said of WWE's recent creative troubles. In truth, the company's storylines started going downhill the second WCW went out of business and they no longer had legitimate competition to worry about, and the ratings followed suit, entering a steady decline which continues today, despite WWE's financial success. But with the latest […]

Corey Graves' Wife Accuses WWE Commentator of Affair with Superstar

Professional wrestling has had a long tradition of having real life "storylines" that sometimes eclipse the stories being told in the ring – and in the age of social media, that "proud tradition" continues to burn along brighter than ever. Case in point: Corey Graves, ex-NXT professional wrestler and current WWE commentator – and now […]

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A Christmas Miracle: WWE Smackdown Finally Beats Raw in the Ratings

Following several years of putting on more entertaining shows than its red-brand counterpart, WWE Smackdown Live has finally beaten Monday Night Raw in the ratings. Of course, this feat required the birth of Jesus Christ, the Roman Reigns of Christianity, to make it possible, but that shouldn't lessen the accomplishment. According to Wrestling Inc., Smackdown pulled in […]

Raw Sucked and Smackdown Ruled This Week, But Both WWE Shows' Ratings Are in the Gutter

WWE appears to be reaping decades worth of sowing boring storylines, unappealing babyfaces, and conservative booking lately. Viewerwhip for both Monday Night Raw and Smackdown Live hit lows this week. For Raw, just 2.29 million people watched the show on average over the course of three hours, which Dave Meltzer called the all-time lowest for "the […]

Report: WWE Raw Will No Longer Run Past 11PM

Ever since the epic d***-measuring contest between Vince McMahon and Eric Bishoff known as the Monday Night Wars, WWE's flagship television show, Monday Night Raw, has had the luxury of running longer than its supposed end time of 11PM. But with no real competition for the Fed in decades, USA Network is finally putting the […]

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Roman Reigns Opens RAW Revealing Leukemia Diagnosis, Relinquishes WWE Universal Title

Roman Reigns has relinquished the WWE Universal Title, revealing that he has leukemia. Apparently he has been living with the disease for 11 years, having been diagnosed when he was only 22 years old. Reigns, real name Joseph Anoaʻi became the WWE Universal Champion after defeating Brock Lesnar at August's SummerSlam PPV. .@WWERomanReigns has to relinquish […]

Renee Young Becomes Full-Time WWE Raw Commentator; Coach Bumped to Pre-Shows

In the latest example of the WWE Women's Evolution (TM), a movement celebrating WWE's advancements in treating female performers with respect in order to correct the decades of mistreatment that were inflicted by… er… WWE, Renee Young has been promoted to full-time Monday Night Raw commentator, replacing Jonathan Coachman. WWE revealed the news in a […]

Roman Reigns Will Go to War With Meat Shack at Hell in the Cell

Monday Night Raw kicked off with a bang this week when WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns sauntered to the ring amidst a shower of boos and called out Braun Strowman, or as Reigns referred to him several times, "Meat Shack." Meat Shack also made his way to the ring, but he wasn't interested in Reigns' […]

WWE SmackDown Live Will Premiere on Fox Broadcast Network on October 4th, 2019

In a barrage of press releases sent out over the last half hour, WWE revealed the details of their upcoming TV deals with Fox and NBC Universal for SmackDown Live and Raw respectively. Amongst the details was an explicit confirmation that SmackDown Live will begin airing on Fox's broadcast network, as well as a premiere […]

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NBC Universal Drops WWE Smackdown After Bleeding Cool Appears on Show

NBCU Universal has declined to renew its contract with WWE for broadcast rights to Smackdown Live, a report from THR claims. The news comes in the same week that Bleeding Cool was featured on the program during one of the segments where WWE brags about its mainstream media coverage. Bleeding Cool was on Smackdown last […]

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Shucky Ducky Quack Quack! Booker T to Return to Raw Commentary Team Again

Booker T will once again triumphantly return to the WWE Monday Night Raw commentary table next week, giving viewers a much-needed break from The Coach, WWE announced on Raw last night. The most likely reason for Booker's return is that Coach is doing something for the Golf Channel, as was the case when Booker filled […]

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Wrestlemania 34 Was Great, Until It Wasn't Anymore

Wrestlemania has come and gone, and in its wake we have…oh, about 11 hours to process everything from the seven hour show before Raw tonight. The past few years with their long, long, long runtimes have seen noticeable effects on the live crowd and their enthusiasm. This was very evident last night. On paper, you […]

Undertaker Ignores John Cena's Challenge on Final Raw Before WrestleMania

Well, that was unexpected. As the ten-o-clock hour approached on Monday Night Raw, John Cena came to the ring to call out The Undertaker one more time. WWE has clearly been building toward this match for weeks, so it seemed a sure thing Undertaker would answer with less than a week before the event, on […]

"Brains" Strowman Revealed as Braun Strowman's WrestleMania Tag Team Partner

Braun Strowman finally revealed his tag team partner for his championship match against The Bar at WrestleMania on Sunday, and it wasn't one of our three top choices! Strowman said that management was forcing him to choose a partner, even though he could obviously win himself. Confronting The Bar from the entrance ramp, Strowman said […]

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Ronda Rousey to Appear at Every WWE Raw Until WrestleMania, This Time For Real

Last week, WWE announced that full-time WWE Superstar Ronda Rousey would show the world just how full-time she really it by appearing full-time at every WWE Raw until WrestleMania, where she is set to team up with Kurt Angle against Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Then, the very next week, on Monday's episode of WWE […]