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WWE SmackDown Loses 375000 Viewers as ThunderDome Bubble Bursts

WWE SmackDown Loses 375,000 Viewers as ThunderDome Bubble Bursts

If a thousand LED screens with fans on them made the ratings go up, the next step is introduce two thousand LED screens If turning Roman Reigns heel brought in more viewers, now it's time to turn him back face again If they send one of ours to the hospital, we send one of theirs[...]

Melina Perez Returning to WWE Within Next Week: Report

Melina Perez Returning to WWE Within Next Week: Report

Former WWE star Melina Perez has signed with the company and will make a return within the next week, according to PWInsider. Working under the single name Melina from 2004-2011 in WWE, Perez is a five-time women's champion and was regarded as an incredible in-ring talent, especially as a woman in the Divas era of […]

Who is the SmackDown Mystery Woman An Investigative Report Listicle

Who is the SmackDown Mystery Woman? An Investigative Report Listicle

For the past two weeks on WWE SmackDown, WWE has been teasing the debut, or perhaps re-debut, of a mystery woman. Two weeks ago, we saw a video promo focusing on her feet. Yesterday, we saw another video, this time starting with her feet, but then showing her getting dressed, giving us a shot of […]

Higher Power: Is Demi Burnett the Leader of WWEs Retribution Stable

Higher Power: Is Demi Burnett the Leader of WWE's Retribution Stable?

There's been a lot of speculation about what WWE is planning to do with Retribution, the non-political Antifa-like stable of anarchists in black hoodies who have been terrorizing WWE Raw and Smackdown for the past month. Who are the members of this stable? Who are its leaders? Seth Rollins has been a suspect, along with […]

WWE Payback Results: Banks and Bayley vs Baszler and Jax for the Gold

WWE Payback Results: Banks and Bayley vs Baszler and Jax for the Gold

Well, that wasn't a very good showing for "The Ratings King of Friday Nights," was it? Poor King Corbin. But the world continues to spin, and WWE Payback continues as well. And so does Bleeding Cool's live coverage. And so does my drinkings. Captain Morgan and Dr. Pepper. Try it! If you like rum and […]

WWE Payback Results: King Corbin Loses His Crown to Matt Riddle

WWE Payback Results: King Corbin Loses His Crown to Matt Riddle

The third match of WWE Payback pay-per-view event came fast on the heels of the Big E versus Sheamus fight, with the former taking home the victory against the Celtic Warrior. With King Corbin continuously taunting one of the newest additions to SmackDown, Matt Riddle had the most to gain in this match against his […]

WWE Payback Results: Big Es Singles Push Runs Through Sheamus

WWE Payback Results: Big E's Singles Push Runs Through Sheamus

Bleeding Cool's live coverage of WWE Payback continues. We've already got a new Intercontinental Champion tonight (see Chelsy's report on the first match between Apollo Crews and Bobby Lashley for details). I've been drinking Captain Morgan and Dr. Pepper since 6 PM. It's shaping up to be a pretty good night here on WWE Payback. […]

WWE Payback Results: Kickoff Show &#8211 Iiconics vs. Riott Squad

WWE Payback Results: Kickoff Show – Iiconics vs. Riott Squad

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's live coverage of WWE Payback. I'm Jude Terror, and maybe I'll be the only one doing this tonight and maybe not. Who knows. Anything can happen in the Bleeding Cool Payback report! Actually, it all depends on whether Jeremy or Chelsy feel like recapping this nonsense with me. Captain Morgans and […]

Keith Lee Plans to Infringe on Randy Ortons Gimmick at WWE Payback

Keith Lee Plans to Infringe on Randy Orton's Gimmick at WWE Payback

WWE star Keith Lee appeared on WWE's The Bump podcast, where he had some words for Randy Orton ahead of their match at WWE Payback tonight. Lee will face Orton at the PPV after their match on Monday Night Raw, the same night Lee made his main roster debut, was interrupted by an angry Drew […]

Will Roman Reigns Old Teeth Join AEW Exclusive Shoot Interview

Will Roman Reigns' Old Teeth Join AEW? Exclusive Shoot Interview

With the shocking return of WWE star Roman Reigns at SummerSlam last night, it's all anybody in the wrestling world wants to talk about. But just as a major star returned last night, there was also an equally shocking departure. Of course, we're talking about Roman Reigns' old teeth, which were clearly replaced by new […]

WWE SummerSlam: Braun Strowman v The Fiend Roman Reigns Returns

WWE SummerSlam: Braun Strowman v The Fiend; Roman Reigns Returns

Well, SummerSlam is almost over, and so far, we haven't had that moment to pay off the tagline: "you'll never see it coming." Unless you count Drew McIntyre winning by a backslide. And if that was the surprise, well. I won't be happy. WWE SummerSlam Report Part 5 There's one more match for SummerSlam tonight, […]

WWE SummerSlam: Sasha Banks v Asuka Randy Orton v Drew McIntyre

WWE SummerSlam: Sasha Banks v Asuka, Randy Orton v Drew McIntyre

Bleeding Cool's live coverage of WWE SummerSlam continues. We've just finished watching two hardcore matches in a row. If you haven't been following along, you can scroll down to the bottom for links to the previous three parts of this SummerSlam report. The Women's Championship match is up next. WWE SummerSlam Report Part 4 After […]

WWE SummerSlam Goes Hardcore: Sonya v Mandy Mysterio v Rollins

WWE SummerSlam Goes Hardcore: Sonya v Mandy, Mysterio v Rollins

WWE SummerSlam continues. After a somewhat lackluster opening, the next hour of SummerSlam features two big grudge matches. Will things pick up? Let's find out. WWE SummerSlam Report Part 3 We see a video package and Michael Cole promotes Payback in two weeks. Then Corey Graves introduces a video package for Mandy Rose vs. Sonya […]

WWE SummerSlam: Bayley v Asuka Andrade and Garza v Street Profits

WWE SummerSlam: Bayley v Asuka, Andrade and Garza v Street Profits

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's ongoing WWE SummerSlam live coverage. The tagline of the show tonight is "You'll never see it coming." That's a bold claim from WWE, which traditionally has been extremely predictable over the last twenty years. Can they really pull off a surprise? And what is that surprise about? A swerve in the […]

WWE SummerSlam Kickoff Show: MVP vs. Apollo Crews Results

WWE SummerSlam Kickoff Show: MVP vs. Apollo Crews Results

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's live SummerSlam coverage. Usually, we have a couple of writers trading off articles, but it looks like I'll be doing this myself tonight. So instead of match-by-match articles, I'm going to submit hourly reports like I do for our weekly television show reports, except instead of publishing them the next morning, […]

WWE SmackDown Ratings Viewership Increase with ThunderDome Debut

WWE SmackDown Ratings, Viewership Increase with ThunderDome Debut

What was missing was a thousand fans participating in the show via Zoom call It's too bad it took this long to figure that out, but at least it's done now I can't tell you how great it was to see these numbers this morning Since the pandemic started, I've had pretty much every weekend[...]

WWE NXT Report: Can Someone Get Finn Balor Some Adderall Please

WWE NXT Report: Can Someone Get Finn Balor Some Adderall, Please?

With NXT Takeover XXX less than a week away, it's time for NXT to sell us on the most important match in NXT history: Adam Cole vs. a football punter! With that in mind, The Undisputed Era occupied the ring at the end of the first hour of NXT. The show goes on… WWE NXT […]

WWE NXT Report: Ridge Holland Is a Pain in the Neck for Johnny Gargano

WWE NXT Report: Ridge Holland Is a Pain in the Neck for Johnny Gargano

For the first time in a long time, NXT is running unopposed on Wednesday, since AEW Dynamite was pushed back to Saturday to make way for the NBA playoffs. Will they make the most of the opportunity? Perhaps an even better question: will any people who weren't already watching NXT actually tune in? Live, perhaps, […]

Retribution Hacks Raw Ratings Makes It Look Like Viewership Dropped

Retribution Hacks Raw Ratings, Makes It Look Like Viewership Dropped

When The Chadster first saw those hooligans in Retribution trying to mess with WWE Raw and Smackdown, I figure it was all just in good fun, blowing off that teenage angst that the group's members are all feeling, what with being stuck at home with their parents during the quarantine and not allowed to go […]

WWE Raw Report: The 5 Rules of Raw Underground &#038 The Agony of HBK

WWE Raw Report: The 5 Rules of Raw Underground & The Agony of HBK

Raw is doing its best to sell us on SummerSlam, mostly by ending all the matches in interference so we have no choice but to tune into the PPV just hoping to see a clean finish. It's now time for the third and final hour of Raw, which means it's time for the return of […]