Tagged: WWE Network

G5: No Mercy, John Cena, Mae Young Classic, more

1. Brock Lesnar beat Braun Strowman. Roman Reigns ran roughshod over John Cena. Did WWE No Mercy live up to expectations? David Dunn: I felt like the undercard over-delivered while the main event didn’t quite hit the mark. Lesnar and Strowman tore the house down at SummerSlam but left something...

G5: Samoa Joe, Fastlane, Rhyno, more

Samoa Joe announced his departure from TNA this week. Where should the Samoan Submission Machine go next? WWE Fastlane is live on SKY ARENA and WWE Network this Monday. As the final stop on the Road to WrestleMania 31, do we have high hopes for the event? Rhyno made a surprising appearance...

G5: WWE off-season, Night of Champions, WWE Network, more

WWE Raw’s “season premiere” last week begs an interesting question: Should WWE implement an off-season? Will Night of Champions be able to top WWE’s other major September offering, NXT TakeOver? Assuming WWE is number one, which is the second-best promotion in the wrestling world? We’re debating these—and more—questions in this...

G5: SummerSlam, WWE Network, AAA, more

WWE’s biggest event of the American summer is behind us – what sort of legacy did this year’s SummerSlam leave behind? SummerSlam will back its bags and leave California in favour of New Jersey/New York next year, but where else would the Gimme Five team like to see given the...

WWE Network available in New Zealand

After months of waiting, WWE Network is now available in New Zealand as well as 170 other countries and territories throughout the world. The Network went live for audiences outside the United States at 1am this morning, giving Kiwis access to an in-depth video library including every WWE, WCW, and...

G5: WWE Network, Ambrose vs. Rollins, Stephanie McMahon, more

WWE Network is finally due out in New Zealand next week. Will everyone—who doesn’t have it already—be signing up on launch day? Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins will meet one-on-one at SummerSlam, but in what sort of match? With Ambrose announcing his chosen stipulation on this week’s SmackDown, the G5...

WWE Network launches in New Zealand this month

The WWE Network will be available in New Zealand in just over one week. WWE announced the launch date for the Network in New Zealand, and 170 other locations, in its second-quarter earnings report, released Friday, August 1. The relevant section of the report reads: International Availability: The Company plans...

WWE Net-Twerk: Does WWE’s hot new thing sizzle?

Vince McMahon is a trailblazer. Sometimes that works: WWE. Sometimes that doesn’t: XFL, WBF, WWE Studios, anything else that isn’t WWE. So, here goes the latest endeavour. One that has to work, because once you go “over the top” you can’t… go… back under the… top. Look, I don’t really...

G5: Special Guest Joseph Parker

Welcome to the first Gimme Five of the all-new NZPWI, with special guest Joseph Parker. The New Zealand Heavyweight Boxing Champion took time out of his schedule to weigh in on the future of pay-per-view with the rise in popularity of subscription services such as the WWE Network. Joseph, and...

G5: WWE Network, Daniel Bryan, Batista, more

There’s much to discuss in the first Gimme Five of the year, like the announcement of the WWE Network, which will make its way to New Zealand in “late 2014/early 2015”. While it’s still a way off, how are we feeling about its arrival, and do we even have time...