A post on YouTube where WWE lists the top ten biggest moments from the episode of Smackdown that aired on August 27, 2015. Among them are the vicious attack from the Wyatt Family, including new member Braun Strowman, towards Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. There is also a clip of some animosity brewing between Rusev and Big Show.
August 28, 2015
It might not be discussed much within the internet wrestling community, but Booker T is proving himself to be quite the businessman. He just announced that his Reality of Wrestling promotion has just signed a deal with the CW, the network that used to air Smackdown a couple of years ago. Booker revealed that the show will air weekly on Sunday mornings in Houston and the surrounding areas.
August 19, 2015
In case you have been living underneath a rock, Jack Swagger has been severely dropped down the ladder in WWE. To give you an idea of how bad things are for his character right now, the former world heavyweight champion has not been given a televised victory on Monday Night Raw or Smackdown since the start of 2015. Based on how things are going, that streak might last all year.
August 16, 2015
Since he has not been featured much on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown lately, the internet wrestling community has naturally wondered if Hornswoggle was still with the company. He is still employed and does a lot of behind the scenes stuff for WWE, including segments on the Network. The guy also does a lot of meet and greets with children.
August 13, 2015
On Tuesday, WWE taped an episode of Smackdown in Portland. Among the more notable faces backstage was none other than Chael Sonnen. The former UFC star was there to meet up with Michael Cole for some reason. Many are under the impression that he could be negotiating a deal to join World Wrestling Entertainment as an on screen character.
August 12, 2015
For those of you that are wondering why Natalya has not been used by WWE on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown as much recently, it is because they want the divas division story line to consists of three teams of three wrestlers. Once the payoff has happened, then there is a good chance that she makes her return if the creative department can figure out something for her.
August 9, 2015
There might be some backstage heat towards Naomi because the ending of her match during the Smackdown taping this week was botched terribly. She was supposed to have been rolled up by Charlotte but momentum carried them over and she ended up receiving a win that she was not initially scheduled to. She then showed frustration on camera, which doesn't make sense since she got the victory.
August 9, 2015
When Destination America picked up both TNA and ROH, the belief was that they wanted to be a hot spot for professional wrestling fans. Now, they want even more. Rumors have surfaced that the network met with WWE to discuss the possibility of picking up one of their tertiary shows. Vince McMahon plans on keeping Monday Night Raw and Smackdown on the USA Network.
August 5, 2015
In a rather interesting development, Chael Sonnen, who is currently the lead commentator for GFW, is set to meet with Michael Cole when WWE does a Smackdown taping in Portland on August 11. There are talks that Sonnen has long been interested in joining the promotion and working as an on screen talent. He definitely has the passion and the talent for the job.
July 30, 2015
Just to give you an idea of how important the company views the Tough Enough series, Vince McMahon has started to skip out on the Smackdown taping each week so that he can fly down to Florida to be on the set of the reality television show. For years, the CEO would always be on set to direct things, so this is quite the change in mentality.
July 25, 2015