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WWE RAW Ratings, Viewership (3/20/17): Down This Week; Historical Perspective

The WWE RAW ratings and viewership figures are in for the March 20 edition of the show, and WWE received some bad news this week. Just two weeks before WrestleMania, WWE saw viewership drop compared to last week's show. This week's RAW drew 3.049 million viewers, down from 3.232 million viewers last week. The show experienced…


WWE News: Vince McMahon In Accident, Bischoff Inducting Page, & More

It was announced today that former WCW President Eric Bischoff will be inducting Diamond Dallas Page into the WWE Hall Of Fame this year. Bischoff and Page have been close friends for decades, and Bischoff sounds humbled and excited to induct his old friend into the HOF. “I’m honored. It puts a smile on my…


WrestleMania Axxess Set To Feature Non-WWE Talent For First Time Ever

WWE has announced that live in-ring action from London based promotion PROGRESS Wrestling and the Glasgow based Insane Championship Wrestling will be featured at the upcoming WrestleMania Axxess event in Orlando, Florida. As a result, an unprecedented amount of performers representing NXT, 205 Live, the critically acclaimed UK Championship Tournament, and the two UK promotions will…


Jim Ross Update: Wife Jan In Serious Accident, Situation “Touch & Go”

Jim Ross' wife Jan was involved in a serious accident last night and underwent emergency surgery for severe head injuries early this morning. Ross reported that Jan was riding her Vespa scooter, without a helmet, when she was struck from behind by another vehicle, causing Jan to be thrown from the moving scooter. The accident…


NJPW Announces Sakura Genesis Card; Shibata To Challenge Okada For IWGP Title

NJPW held a presser a few moments ago and announced the match card for April's Sakura Genesis show. It was confirmed that this year's New Japan Cup winner Katsuyori Shibata will challenge Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Title at the show. Also on the show, the NEVER Openweight Title, the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag…




Impact Wrestling Forms Alliance With Mexico’s AAA

Impact Wrestling announced yesterday, via their President Ed Nordholm, that the promotion has formed a working relationship and alliance with Mexican promotion AAA. Nordholm and Jeff Jarrett met with AAA officials yesterday, and the announcement was made during the celebration of Rey de Reyes (translated to King of Kings), an annual tournament held by AAA. https://twitter.com/EdNordholm/status/843647959963254786 https://twitter.com/luchalibreaaa/status/843644058803163136…


NJPW News: ROH Visa Issues, Free Kenny Omega Match On World, & More

NJPW World has added a free match featuring Kenny Omega and Hiroshi Tanahashi from last year's The New Beginning In Niigata show. The two men faced off for the vacant IWGP Intercontinental Championship that Shinsuke Nakamura had relinquished when was preparing to leave NJPW for WWE. Omega's winning the title is what really began his…


NJPW New Japan Cup Finals Preview (3/20/17): Shibata vs Bad Luck Fale

The NJPW New Japan Cup finals are upon us, and tomorrow, Katsuyori Shibata and Bad Luck Fale will compete to see who will win this year's tournament. Tomorrow's show will be coming to us from Niigata's Ao-re Nagaoka, and it will stream live on NJPW World beginning at 2:00 am EDT. The New Japan Cup…


NJPW News: Honma Update & New Japan Cup Finals Set

As we saw earlier today, the finals are set for tomorrow's New Japan Cup tournament. Bad Luck Fale defeated EVIL, and Katsuyori Shibata battled Tomohiro Ishii to a hard fought victory. Fale and Shibata will face off when the finals air tomorrow at 2:00 am EDT on New Japan World. In other NJPW news, we…




WWE Draft News: Two Top Stars Reported To Be Switching Brands

According to PWInsider Elite, WWE is set to shake up some of the big names on the SmackDown Live and RAW rosters in the next draft. It is believed that the plan is for AJ Styles to make the switch to the RAW brand in the next brand split and WWE draft, as has been widely rumored…


WWE News: Alexa Bliss Rumor Killer, APA Inducting Teddy Long, Hulk At Mania, & More

Despite unsubstantiated reports yesterday that WWE officials are unhappy with her work (and everyone and their brother reporting speculation from unknown "sources), that little news nugget was shot down today. https://twitter.com/WWERoadDogg/status/842734326181740544 It's always a good idea not to take opinion as fact. Now, true, Road Dogg may be trying to put out a fire, but…