When you have someone like Dwayne Johnson involved in a project, you can usually expect great results. Initially, San Andreas was estimated to make $40 million during the opening weekend. They raised that number to $47, based on the social media hype. Well, Johnson surpassed that. The movie ended up breaking the $53 million mark in the United States. The worldwide total is said to have broken past the $100 million mark already.
May 31, 2015
One of the added benefits of NXT doing a national tour is that it might enable the company to increase the amount of money that is being paid to the performers. That, of course, depends heavily on whether or not they can turn a profit from the live events. Based on the results that we have seen during the testing period thus far, it looks likely to happen. A champion like Sasha Banks would more than likely have a higher salary than others.
April 26, 2015
It looks like Bobby Lashley will continue to have multiple avenues of income for at least another year. News coming out of Bellator is that a new contract has been reached. The promotion has been pretty pleased with the results that Lashley has been producing. He has fought twice for them and won both match. In terms of his career, the former world heavyweight champion has won 10 of 12 matches due to stoppage.
March 21, 2015
If you hit up a search engine and do a query on a Summer Rae sex tape, then you are going to see quite a bit of results. However, if you're hoping that it is the WWE diva, then you are going to be in for a major disappointment. There is a porn star who shares the same name. So, in order to capitalize on professional wrestling fans, they tweaked up their page to make it seem like it is the sexy blonde star of Total Divas.
March 12, 2015
The relationship between TNA and Destination America is in its infancy stage right now, but both sides are already pleased with one another. The network actually released an official statement to praise the results that Impact Wrestling has brought to them. Network executives stated that they had their best January ever because of wrestling. Dixie Carter has reportedly been said to be quite pleased with the support that her product is receiving.
February 13, 2015
When he took over the brand, Triple H wanted to run NXT as if it were a separate company from WWE. Thus far, the results have been pretty good, as fans have enjoyed the product and performers have been intrigued enough by his vision and management style. Reports have now surfaced that HHH is thinking about taking the brand to another level by having them become more of a touring company, working shows outside of Florida.
February 11, 2015
One of the topics discussed on the latest episode of the Steve Austin podcast show is the potential induction of Chyna into the WWE Hall of Fame. When asked about it, Triple H stated that he has nothing against her on a personal level. However, he feels that it would be difficult to induct her because when kids go online to search for information about her, they will be faced with a lot of porn related results on the search engine.
February 4, 2015
In the main event of the Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns stood supreme as the sole survivor. He eliminated Big Show and Kane, who ended up arguing with one another and brawling after an misunderstanding, simultaneously before finishing things off by getting rid of Rusev. WWE enlisted the help of The Rock to help put Reigns and the moment over. Fans were visibly angry at the results and expressed their disdain throughout the match.
January 25, 2015