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Well, those rumblings were answered this morning, with WWE (now part of TKO Group Holdings, Inc) and Netflix announcing a long-term deal that will see WWE Raw leave linear television for the first time, premiering on the streaming service in January 2025 in the U.S., Canada, U.K., and Latin America, and other territories (with additional[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Tonight Will Be The Most Star-Studded Episode Ever
 Let's see what WWE.com says about tonight's main event. In one of the most anticipated main events in NXT history, "The Greatest of All Time" John Cena will back up Carmelo Hayes as he takes on Bron Breakker with The Bloodline's Paul Heyman in his corner. After losing the NXT Title to Ilja Dragunov, Hayes was confronted by[...]
Sonya Deville trashes Mandy Rose on WWE Smackdown
We have gotten some unfortunate news this afternoon as we are finding out that Sonya Deville, one-half of the SmackDown Women's Tag Team Champions with Chelsea Green, has suffered a torn ACL and, as a result, will require surgery and will be out indefinitely. Sonya Deville, seen here with tag team partner Chelsea Green after winning the WWE[...]
WWE RAW Preview: The SummerSlam Fallout Begins Tonight On USA
 What possessed Jimmy to betray his own brother and turn to the dark side?  Maybe we will find out tonight on WWE Raw. Jimmy Uso betrayed his brother Jey at SummerSlam and cost him the title Will Jey respond tonight on WWE RAW? Courtesy of WWE. Clearly, the sage of The Bloodline is far from over, and there are[...]
Looking to help fans forget that the title will still pretty much be a consolation prize, the WWE announced the 12 Superstars who will be in the tournament to crown a Monday Night Raw-exclusive World Heavyweight Champion (with Roman Reigns over on WWE SmackDown making random appearances with his title) Cody Rhodes, Damian Priest, Finn[...]
WWE NXT Preview: A Title Match Between Teams Who Are Out Of Here
 These conundrums usually involve current Champions swapping brands, but what about when a current Champion is set to defend their title against an opponent who is also hitting the road?  That's the situation we find ourselves in with tonight's WWE NXT on the USA Network, as the reigning NXT Women's Tag Team Champions, Alba Fyre & Isla Dawn,[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview: The 2023 WWE Draft Kicks Off On FOX
It's time to shake things up again!  Tonight's episode of WWE SmackDown on FOX will officially kick off the 2023 WWE Draft, where we will see the rosters of Raw, SmackDown, and even NXT all shuffled, and the end result should (ideally) create new and exciting match-ups  This year's Draft will also set the stage for a[...]
WWE Executive Chairman Vince McMahon
Just a couple of months ago, McMahon reportedly paid a multi-million dollar settlement to Rita Chatterton, the company's first female referee, who alleged that McMahon sexually assaulted her in the 1980s. WWE Executive Chairman Vince McMahon According to the lawsuit, Abrahams was hired to write for both WWE SmackDown! and WWE Monday Night Raw in 2020 but[...]
Trish Stratus hugs Lita and Becky Lynch after helping them win the Tag Team Titles on WWE RAw
It's rare that anything actually happens on WWE Raw, but last night was one of those rare nights because not only did a championship change hands, but one of the winners was a Hall-of-Famer aided by another returning Hall-of-Famer Lita, along with Becky Lynch, won the WWE Women's Tag Team Titles in the main event[...]
Lita helps Becky Lynch defeat Bayley in a steel cage on WWE Raw
WWE Hall-of-Famer Lita gets a shot at gold tonight on WWE Raw Lita will team with Becky Lynch to take on Damage CTRL for the Women's World Championship on the show tonight Will we see a title change weeks before WrestleMania? It's not like WWE has historically put a lot of planning into those titles,[...]
Cody Rhodes appears on WWE Raw
With the Elimination Chamber PPV in the record books (literally) and all focus turned to WrestleMania, the question going into WWE Raw last night was: would the fans turn on Cody Rhodes because Sami Zayn lost to Roman Reigns in Saturday's main event? Well, good news for Cody: he's just as popular as he was[...]
Seth Rollins rocks Big Red Boots on Miz TV on WWE Raw
Seth Rollins was wearing last week's big meme when he came to the ring on WWE Raw last night to be the guest on an episode of Miz TV Rollins wore the "Big Red Boots" from MSCHF that you almost certainly saw posted in various memes on social media last week The boots, originally sent[...]
Cody Rhodes and Sami Zayn discuss WrestleMania on WWE Raw
Sami Zayn called on Rhodes to elaborate on statements that he expects Zayn to defeat Roman Reigns at Elimination Chamber this weekend and go on to defend the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against Rhodes at WrestleMania. Cody Rhodes and Sami Zayn discuss WrestleMania on WWE Raw Cody Rhodes answered the call, and went on to give Zayn[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Raw Star Bayley To Speak With Toxic Attraction
 To get to the bottom of it all, current Raw star and former Women's Champion Bayley will return tonight to interview the duo  Here's what WWE.com says we can officially look forward to seeing. "Despite coming up short at NXT Vengeance Day in their quest to become NXT Women's Champion, Jacy Jayne & Gigi Dolin will be greeted by former NXT[...]
Lita helps Becky Lynch defeat Bayley in a steel cage on WWE Raw
Sorry about the late start on the WWE Raw review, folks Let's get right into it. Lita helps Becky Lynch defeat Bayley in a steel cage on WWE Raw WWE Raw opened with Edge and Beth Phoenix challenging Judgment Day to a mixed tag match at Elimination Chamber, which led directly into an Elimination Chamber US Title[...]
Promo graphic for WWE Raw tonight
Bayley in a steel cage for the WWE Raw 30th-anniversary show But the match was bumped in order to leave room for other important segments, like a meaningless promo battle and match between Charlotte Flair and Sonya Deville, or the members of Degeneration X admitting they're too old and/or frail to take a bump[...]
Carmella speaks to Cathy Kelley on WWE Raw
Monday's edition of WWE Raw featured lots of story developments and a few surprises In addition to learning who Rhea Ripley will face at WrestleMania, WWE also set up two Elimination Chamber matches Also on Raw last, two stars returned Rick Boogs is back and on WWE Raw, and so is Carmella. Carmella speaks to Cathy[...]
WWE Elimination Chamber promo graphic
The Royal Rumble is the first stop on the Road to WrestleMania, but when traveling on the Road to WrestleMania, one must first stop for a bathroom break at the rest stop's punishing metal urinal known as The Elimination Chamber! Following the Royal Rumble PLE and last night's episode of WWE Raw, we now know[...]
Royal Rumble winner Rhea Ripley gazes at the WrestleMania sign after challenging Charlotte Flair on WWE Raw
Reigns for the title was set for "the grandest stage of them all." But since WWE Raw and Smackdown maintain different women's world championships, women's Rumble match winner Rhea Ripley was left with a choice: challenge Raw Women's Champion Bianca Belair, or take on Smackdown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair On last night's episode of Raw,[...]
Cody Rhodes celebrates winning the men's 2023 Royal Rumble match
The first WWE Raw of WrestleMania season is on TV tonight as the fallout from the Royal Rumble sets the direction of the company heading into the biggest show of the year Men's Royal Rumble winner Cody Rhodes walked out of the biggest Royal Rumble of all time with a ticket to the WrestleMania main[...]
Sami Zayn and Jey Uso are victorious at WWE Raw 30
WWE Raw celebrated its 30th anniversary on Monday with a nostalgia-packed show that saw many WWE legends make appearances to relive past highlights and interact with the stars of today And while the show did feature some past stars whose real-life personalities are worse than any fictional wrestling villain, one legend who did not appear[...]
Vince McMahon appears on WWE Raw.
WWE Raw is celebrating thirty years with Raw XXX, and as you can imagine, that means a nostalgia-fueled episode featuring stars of the past to draw lapsed viewers And since this is the last WWE Raw before the Royal Rumble, it's a pretty good time to use that tactic But while WWE is advertising legends[...]
Vince McMahon appears on WWE Raw.
For now, after watching last night's episode of WWE Raw, we can at least be confident that if McMahon does plan to take over creative again, at least he seems to have not done so yet, based on four clear signs we noticed on last night's show. Vince McMahon appears on WWE Raw. 1.Bobby Lashley was in[...]
Byron Saxton is as surprised as we are to be announcing actual matches for WWE Raw tonight.
In a surprise swerve, WWE has added two matches to the lineup for tonight's episode of WWE Raw in Cincinnati, Ohio Previously, all WWE was advertising for the show was that Bobby Lashley had "unfinished business" and that Judgment Day were looking for some way to kill time before their upcoming title match against The[...]
Bobby Lashley appears on WWE Raw
WWE Raw is on the air again tonight, and for the first time in a long time, we feel comfortable saying: anything can happen on Monday Night Raw! Yes, booking has been relatively stable, and WWE Raw a far better show, in the months since Vince McMahon was forced into retirement last year And yes,[...]
Dominik Mysterio and Judgment Day appear on Miz TV on WWE Raw
At least, that's how I was feeling when I watched WWE Raw last night. Dominik Mysterio and Judgment Day appear on Miz TV on WWE Raw WWE Raw Recap 01/10/2023 WWE Raw kicked off with JBL interrupting a Kevin Owens promo to lead to a match between Owens and Baron Corbin, which Owens won with the Stone Cold[...]
Alexa Bliss attacks Bianca Belair on WWE Raw
The road the Royal Rumble, which is the first stop on the Road to WrestleMania, is underway, and tonight on WWE Raw, WWE has put together an action-packed card of great wrestling matches that will develop characters and move along stories efficiently over the course of three hours Haha, just kidding! They've announced two segments,[...]
WWE Sale: Which Media Company Could And Should Buy The Empire
 But let me ask you, is there any way you see WWE and all of its history and baggage fitting in with Disney? Any IP is only as valuable as its characters (Marvel, LucasFilm, etc., that Disney has been successful with), and while WWE obviously has plenty of characters, they're not just drawings on a comic[...]
Dominik Mysterio relates his prison experience on WWE Raw.
WWE Raw returned to live action after a break for a clip show last week Did anything exciting happen? Bleeding Cool has got you covered in our Raw recap that reduces the three-hour behemoth to less than 600 words of a listicle and a couple of YouTube videos You're welcome! Dominik Mysterio relates his prison experience[...]
WWE Raw promo graphic
WWE is kicking off the new year with two big title matches on tonight's episode of WWE Raw Bianca Belair will defend the Raw Women's Championship against Alexa Bliss on tonight's show Plus, Seth Rollins will challenge Austin Theory for the United States Championship. WWE Raw promo graphic For Belair, she won't just have to contend with[...]