Tagged: WWE

NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Super Show-Down 2018

Saturday, October 6, promises to be an historic night as the superstars of Raw and SmackDown Live venture “down under” for WWE Super Show-Down. Triple H meets The Undertaker for the “last time ever” in a match-up that will see both Shawn Michaels and Kane in their respective corners. The...

Daylight saving alters WWE broadcast times

It’s time to put your clocks forward, check your smoke alarms, and update your schedules. Daylight saving time is in effect, which means most WWE programming will air an hour later than before. New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT) is 17 hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET) in North America. As...

Dean Ambrose

Raw: Ambrose returns in time for SummerSlam

Seth Rollins will finally have some backup when he faces Dolph Ziggler at SummerSlam. A returning Dean Ambrose will be in The Architect’s corner after laying out Ziggler and Drew McIntyre on Raw. Rollins and Ziggler met to sign the contract for their Intercontinental Championship match in the final moments...

Dakota Kai

Dakota Kai Interview

NZPWI had the opportunity to speak to New Zealand WWE NXT Superstar Dakota Kai late last week. Kai made her WWE debut as part of the Mae Young Classic last year. She is now a weekly fixture on WWE NXT, where she has battled NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler for...

Rusev

Rusev Interview

At Royal Rumble 2014, the WWE Universe was first introduced to Rusev. Four-and-a-half years of Rusev Days later, the Bulgarian Brute receives his first WWE Championship match at Extreme Rules. “I’m really, really looking forward to this match,” Rusev said. not just because it’s my first time competing for the...

NZPWI Roundtable: WWE WrestleMania 34

WrestleMania 34 has arrived! The Showcase of the Immortals takes place in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome live today, April 9, from 9am NZDT on Sky Arena and WWE Network. Men’s Royal Rumble winner Shinsuke Nakaura challenges AJ Styles for the WWE Championship. Women’s Royal Rumble winner Asuka attempts to further her...

Blog: The day wrestling died

Wrestling has taken me through every emotion under the sun in the 35-plus years I’ve been watching it – the tears of Owen Hart’s death, the joy of Daniel Bryan hugging Connor Michalek after winning the title at WrestleMania XXX, the excitement of the Warrior’s music hitting during the main...

Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn powerbomb Daniel Bryan

SmackDown: Bryan fires Owens, Zayn, faces brutal consequences

Daniel Bryan will remember today’s SmackDown Live for all the wrong reasons. The SmackDown General Manager began the night in an emotional state when he announced he was finally cleared to return to in-ring competition. Bryan ended the night being tended to by medical staff after an assault at the...

Brock Lesnar suplexes Roman Reigns

Raw: Lesnar attacks helpless Reigns

Universal Champion Brock Lesnar returned to Raw for the first time in weeks to unleash a violent assault on his WrestleMania opponent, Roman Reigns. Reigns, who was suspended during last week’s Raw, surprised General Manager Kurt Angle when he appeared in Dallas at the start of today’s broadcast. Angle urged...

WWE Champion AJ Styles

WWE Fastlane: Styles retains title, advances to WrestleMania

John Cena’s WrestleMania future remains unknown, but AJ Styles is going to New Orleans, Louisiana as WWE Champion. Styles overcame five hungry challengers to retain his title in the main event of WWE Fastlane earlier today. The biggest question heading into the Six-Pack Challenge was whether Kevin Owens and Sami...