Sad news for some, but the ECW brand will be discontinued once and for all shortly.
According to a reliable source, WWE officials have had several meetings with the Syfy network about re-branding WWE’s Tuesday night show. However, both sides are in agreement that WWE’s version of ECW has been a bust and plans are already being made for a new weekly series. While several ideas have been tossed around (including a magazine-style recap show), right now the most likely option is that WWE will drop the ECW letters and “identity” and create a new brand that will feature young and-and-coming stars. The Tuesday night timeslot will likely stay the same. (continue reading…)
The WWE website issued the following statement on Friday evening:
WWE would like to express its deepest condolences to Mr. Fatu’s family, friends and fans on his tragic passing. Mr. Fatu was under contract with WWE at various time periods and most recently performed under the name “Umaga.” Mr. Fatu’s contract was terminated on June 11, 2009. (continue reading…)
WrestleMania XXVI – March 28, 2010
With WWE Survivor Series already in the history books, we’ve turned the corner on WWE’s calendar year and the road to WrestleMania 26 has begun. Here’s the latest on what WWE is currently planning for the big event:
Sad news for fans of the blonde bombshell Lauren Mayhew, who appeared on ECW as the ring announcer, has parted ways with World Wrestling Entertainment.
Both parties were working together on a short term deal, but could not come to terms on a full term contract.
The word going around at today’s television taping in Bridgeport, Connecticut was that the aspiring actress and WWE parted on amicable terms and the door was open for her to return to the company in the future.
We’ve heard an update on The Big Show, he will indeed need to be undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery. However, what does that mean for his Unified Tag Team Championship belt as he will need to be in recovery for a while?
Hit the jump for the news!