Vivo IPL Auction 2018

Vivo IPL is one of the biggest cricketing action of the year. Each & every supporter wants their team to win the tournament. One of the key factor to win the Vivo IPL is picking the right player in IPL Auction. SO let’s talk about Vivo IPL Auction.

Read about : IPL Retention Rules 2018

Vivo IPL Auction – Election se Selection

This year IPL gave an opportunity to IPL Fans to keep their favorite players in their team. They had an opportunity to select one capped player & one uncapped played from 20 star players & 30 uncapped players.

Following players are the top players who gets most votes in #ElectionSeSelection :

Position Player Teams (votes)
1st Ajinkya Rahane DD (46%) & K11P(21%)
2nd Brandon McClum CSK(26%) & RR (46%)
3rd Ben Stokes
4th Chris Lynn KKR(22%)
5th Chris Gayle RCB( 27%)
6th Kieron Pollard MI(24%)
7th Aaron Finch SRH(17%)

Also Read : IPl 2018 : Base Price of Players Revealed 

Vivo IPL Auction


Vivo IPL Auciton is the first step towards the IPL trophy for every team.

First set of Marquee player – First player of 2018 Auction is Shikar Dhawan(2 crore is base price). KXIP & RR has in  competition for picking Shikhar in their team. New Franchise is in the competition  i.e. Mumbai Indians. Shikhar Dhawan has been sold to KXIP in Rs. 5 crore 20 lakhs but Sunriser use their match card to retain him.


Second player of first day of Vivo IPL Auction is Ravichandran Ashwin. KXIP & RR are bidding for him. R Ashwin has been sold for Rs.7.60 crores to KXIP.

Third player of the day is Kieron Pollard. Mumbai Indians & KXIP is in the game for him. Bidding is continously increasing. Delhi DareDevills dive into the auction for Pollard. Pollard is sold to Delhi but their bad luck as Mumbai use their RTM card.

Fourth player of todays auction is Chris Gayle. Gayle goes unsold as no one bid for him even though RCB didn’t use RTM for him.

Ben Stokes is the fifth player in today’s Vivo IPL Auciton with a base price of 2 crores. Chennai Super Kings & KXIP & KKR are bidding for him. No one can use RTM to retain him so anyone who win this battle Ben goes to their team. Heavy bidding is going on for Ben Stokes. Ben sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 12.50 crores.

Faf Du Plessis is the next one with a base price of 1.5 crores. He is sold to KXIP to Rs.1.60 crores but CSK use their RTM to keep him in their team.


Now Ajinkya Rahane is under the hammer, which team gets this young talent with lot of experience in Vivo IPL Auction. Mumbai & KXIP doing heavy bidding for him.

Ajinkya has sold to KXIP but Rajasthan Royals use their RTM to successfully retain him in their team  & made their teams opening order more stronger.


Player No.8 Mitchell Starc – KXIP starts thev bid . Now KKR enters into the game. Heavy bidding going on for him. Mitchell Starc is sold to KKR for Rs.9.40 crores.


Now its time for first break of  Vivo IPL Auction of day 1 & after that Marquee player list 2 goes under the hammer .


Mr. Shankar is going to draw the bails of second set of Marquee Player.

Harbhajan Singh is first player of second set of Vivo IPL Auction. His base price is Rs.2 crore & no one hold the RTM card for him. He is sold to Chennai Super kings for Rs. 2 Crores.


Next Player is Shakib Al Hassan with a base price of Rs. 1 crore. He is sold to SRH for INR 200 lacs.


Player No. 11 Glenn Maxwell & KXIP has a option of RTM. SRH & KKR are bidding heavily for Glenn Maxwell & Now Rajasthan is in enter into the game. Glenn Maxwell will play for Delhi in season 11 & he is sold for Rs. 9 crore in this Vivo IPL Auction.


Next player is Gautam Gambhir & KKR holds the RTM card for him. Delhi kept Gautam in his team only for Rs. 2.80 crore.


Player No.13 is Dwayne Bravo & Chennai has RTM card to keep him in their team. Mumbai & KXIP heavily bidding for him. He is sold to KXIP for Rs.6.40 crore but they are unlucky as CSK use thier RTM.


Player No.14 is New Zealand’s captain Kane Williamson & SRH have a RTM card. SRH kept Kane in their team for Rs.3 crore without using RTM card.


Player No. 15 is Joe Root . He is goes to unsold basket as no one bid for this young,experienced captain in this Vivo IPL Auction.

Player No. 16 is Yuvraj Singh & SRH holds a RTM for a Indian Player. He is sold to KXIP only for Rs.2 crore.


Next Player up is Karun Nair , the bid has reached INR 420 lacs . KXIP & RR are bidding for the batsman.


Next player up is KL Rahul , RCB have RTM card to retain him. The bid has reached INR 11 crore. KXIP gets the perfect opener for them  at INR 11 crore. RCB don’t use RTM.

Next player up is Murali Vijay , no team have RTM for him. Murali Vijay goes unsold.

Next player in day 1 of Vivo IPL Auction is David Miller. MI & SRH are bidding for batsman and MI wins the battle but Kings XI Punjab use their RTM card for David Miller & snatch the Killer Miller from MI to their pocket. He is sold for INR 300 lacs.

Next player up is Aaron Finch. KXIP &  DD bidding for him. Bid has reached INR 460lacs. He is sold to KXIP for INR 620 lacs.


Next player up is Kiwi Brendon McCullum. He is sold to RCB for INR 360 lacs .


Jason Roy is the next player & Delhi start the bidding for him. DD is only team in 2018 Vivo IPL Auction  to bid for him & get him in the team only for INR 150 lacs.

Next Player up is Chris Lynn Sanity. Mumbai Indians & Rajasthan both are heavily bidding for Lynn. Kolkata is new entrant in bidding for Lynn. Bid has reached up to INR 740 lacs. He is sold to KKR for INR 960 lacs .


Next player up is Hashim Amla with a base price of INR 150 lacs. He remains unsold.

Next player is Manish Pandey & KKR have RTM to retain Manish. Sunriser Hydrabad outbid KXIP , MI, KKR, RCB to get Manish Pandey for INR 11oo lacs. He become the second highest purchased so far in2018 Vivo IPL Auction.


Next player up is Martin Guptil & he remains unsold.

  • Next set of players in 2018 Vivo IPL Auction include all-rounders

Mr. Rajiv Shukla is going to pick the bails.

First player of the set is Chris Woakes. CSK & RCB heavily bidding for Chris & bid has reached INR 600 lacs. RCB outbid Chennai & KKR to get Woakes for INR 740 lacs.


Next player up is Carlos Brathwaite. He is sold to Sunriser Hydrabad for INR 200 lacs.


Shane Watson is next player up in All-Rounders category of 2018 Vivo IPL Auction. Chennai outbid Rajasthan to get Shane for INR 4oo crores.


Next player up is Kedar Jadhav. He is sold to Chennai Super Kings for INR 780 lacs.


Next player is Colin De Grandhomme. RCB starts the bid & have to battle against Sunrisers. He is sold to RCB for INR 220 lacs.

Next player is James Faulkner & he remains unsold.

Yousuf Pathan is the next all- rounder & KKR have a RTM for Indian player. He is sold to Sunrisers Hydrabad for INR 190 lacs.


Colin Munro is next player up in the list of 2018 all rounders in Vivo IPL Auction. Mumbai Indian start the bid with INR50 lacs. Rajasthan Royals a new bidder enters into the frame. He is sold to Delhi Dare Devills for INR 190 lacs.

Stuart Binny is next all rounder in the list with base price of INR 50 Lacs. He is sold to Rajasthan Royal for INR 50 lacs.


Next player up in Vivo IPl Auction is Marcus Stoinis . He is sold to RCB for INR 620 lacs but KXIP uses their RTM to retain Marcus in their team.


Next player is Moeen Ali & is the last player to be sold before lunch. Royal Challengers Bangalore pick him up for INR 170 lacs.

We’ll be right back at 2 p.m. for more updates.

Set No. 5 :Next list of players in 2018 Vivo IPL Auction includes the wicket keepers

First player of set 5 is Parthiv Patel & he remains unsold.


Next player of set 5 is Quinton de Cock. RCB started the bid & Mumbai Indians joins the party. RCB outbid Mumbai Indians to get Quinton de Cock for INR 280 lacs.

Next keeper out of the bag is Wridhimann Saha. SRH outbid MI & KKR to get Saha for INR 500 lacs.

Next player up is Jhonny Bairstow. He remains unsold.

Dinesh Kartik is next player of 2018 Vivo IPL Auction in the list of wicket keepers . KKR outbid MI,  CSK & RR to get Kartik for INR 740 lacs.


Naman Ojha remains unsold .

Robin Utthappa is next in this list. MI outbid Rajasthan Royal but KKR overtake MI from behind to get Robin for INR 640 lacs using RTM.


Sanju Samson is next one in the 2018 Vivo IPL Auction. In a tough competition RRb outbid MI to get Sabju for INR 800 lacs.

 

Ambati Rayudu is next wicket keeper in the list. He is sold to Chennai Super Kings for INR 220 lacs.


Sam Billings is next wicket keeper in today’s sack. He remains unsold.

Next player up is Joss Buttler. Once again the battle for player started between Rajasthan Royals & Mumbai Indians. Once again RR picks up the win to get Joss Buttler for INR 440 lacs.


Next list of 2018 Vivo IPL Auction includes Fast Bowlers

First player of this set is Mustafizur Rahman. He is sold to Mumbai Indians for INR 220 lacs.


Next player is Mitchell Johnson. He remains unsold.

Josh Hazelwood also remains unsold.

Patt Cummins is next in the list. Mumbai Indians outbid Chennai Super Kings to get Cummins for INR 540 lacs.


Next player is Umesh Yadav. He is sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 420 lacs.

Tim Southee remains unsold in 2018 Vivo IPL Auction .

Ishant Sharma remains unsold.

Mohammed Shami is sold to Sunrisers for INR 300 lacs but Delhi uses their RTM to retain him.

Mitchell McClenaghan remains unsold.

Kagiso Rabada is next the list. Delhi gets Kagiso for INR 420 crore by using their RTM.

Lasith Malinga remains unsold.

Next List of 2018 Vivo IPL Auction includes Spinners

First up is Piyush Chawla, Rajasthan Royals & Chennai Super Kings going for the leg spinner.He is sold to Chennai Super Kings for INR 420 lacs but KKR uses their RTM card to retain him.

Imran Tahir is next up & he’s sold to Chennai Super Kings for INR 100 lacs.


Next  player of 2018 Vivo IPL Auction is Ish Sodhi & he remains unsold.

Rashid Khan is next in the list. He is sold to KXIP but SRH uses their RTM to retain him for INR 900 lacs.

Amit Mishra is next up in the list. He is sold to Delhi Dare Devills for INR 400 lacs.

Samuel Badree is next one in the list , he remains unsold.

Next player in the list is Yuzvendra Chahal. He is sold to RCB(by RTM) for INR 600 crore.]


Adam Zampa remains unsold.

Kuldeep Yadav is sold to RCB for INR 580 lacs but KKR uses RTM to retain him.


Next list of 2018 Vivo IPL Auction includes uncapped batsman

First uncapped batsman is Surya Kumar Yadav & he is sold to Mumbai Indians for INR 320 lacs.


Next player up in 2018 Vivo IPL Auction is Shubhman Gill. He is sold to KKR for INR 180 lacs.

Ishan Jaggi is next one & he is sold to KKR for INR 20 lacs.

Next one is Ricky Bhui & he is sold to SRH for INR 20 lacs.

Mayank Aggrawal is next one & he is sold to KXIP for INR 100 lacs.

Next player is Himanshu Rana & he remains unsold.

Rahul Tripathy is sold to RR for INR 340 lacs.

Manan Vohra is sold to RR  for INR 340 lacs.

Siddheash Laad remains unsold.

Prithvi Shaw is next one in 2018 Vivo IPL Auction in the list & he is sold to DD for INR 120 lacs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Royal Rumble 2018

The 31st Edition of Royal Rumble is an upcoming pay-per-view of WWE. It will go live on 28 January 2018 at Wells Fargo Centerin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 31st Edition of Royal Rumble includes a first ever 30 Women’s Royal Rumble Match & it contains the Women’s of RAW & Smackdown Live. The winner of this match will go to Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans against either RAW Women’s Champion or Smackdown Live Women’s Champion. Royal Rumble also include a second Royal Rumble match of Men as always, winner of this match go to the main event of biggest event of the year Wrestlemania.

Royal Rumble Match Card

  • Men’s Royal Rumble match

30 Men will fight for a Championship match at Wrestlemania 34 & that match include superstars of Smackdown Live & RAW. This match start with two superstars & each new superstar will enter after two minutes. The Elimination occurs when the superstar threw out of the ring over the top rope & his both feet touch the floor. This match continues until only one superstar left in the ring & he will be the winner & get opportunity at Wrestlemania.

WWE Royal Rumble

Participants of 2018 Men’s  Royal Rumble :  Finn Balor , Elias , John Cena , Shinsuke Nakamura , Apollo Crews , Randy Orton , Titus O Neil , Rusev , Aiden English , Bray Wyatt , Baron Corbin , The Miz , Matt Hardy.

  • Women’s Royal Rumble Match

31st Edition of Royal Rumble will be the biggest of all time as it include a first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match. Rules & prize of this match is same as Men’s Royal Rumble match.

For this epic Royal Rumble match Stephanie McCmahon the Commissioner of RAW would join the Commentary table.

WWE , Royal Rumble

Participants of 2018 Women’s Royal Rumble match: Sasha Banks , Becky Lynch , Bayley , Nia Jax , Asuka , Mickie James , Tamina , Sarah Logan , Liv Morgan , Ruby Riott , Naomi , Dana Brooke , Lana , Natalya , Carmella , Alicia Fox , Mandy Rose , Sonya Deville.

(c) – refers to the defending champion

 

  • 2-out-of-3 falls match for Smackdown Live tag Team Championship: The Usos (c) v/s the duo of Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin.

 

 

 

  • RAW Tag Team Championship Match: Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan (c) v/s The Bar ( Sheamus & Cesaro).
  • 2-on-1 Handicapped Match for WWE Championship title: AJ Styles (c) v/s Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn .
  • Triple Threat Match for Universal Championship: “The Beast” Brock Lesnar (c) V/s “The Red Machine” Kane V/s “Monster Among Men” Braun Strowman.

 

Kick Off Shows

  1. United States Championship Open Challenge
  2. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson v/s The Revival 
  3. Kalisto , Gran Metalik & El Dorado v/s TJP , Drew Ghulak & Jack Gallagher

Celebrity panelists announced

  1. Alexa Bliss – RAW Women’s Champion
  2. Charlotte Flair – Smackdown Live Women’s Champion
  3. Ric Flair – WWE Hall of Famer & Charlotte’s Dad
  4. Alundra Blayze – WWE Hall of Famer

Royal Rumble Results

  • 30 Men Royal Rumble 2018 

Winner : Shinsuke Nakamura 

Entrant No. Superstar Eliminated By Eliminate at
1Rusev Bray Wyatt & Matt Hardy 12
2Finn Balor John Cena26
3RhynoBaron Corbin 1
4Baron CorbinFinn Balor 2
5Heath SlaterBray Wyatt 4
6Elias John Cena 14
7Cien AlmasRandy Orton 17
8Bray Wyatt Matt Hardy 13
9Big E Jinder Mahal 8
10Tye Dillinger but replaced by Sami Zayn Shinsuke Nakamura 5
11Sheamus Heath Slater 3
12Xavier Woods Jinder Mahal 7
13 Apollo CrewsCesaro6
14Shinsuke Nakamura Winner
15Cesaro Seth Rollins 9
16Kofi Kingston Cien Almas 11
17Jinder Mahal Kofi Kingston 10
18Seth Rollins Roman Reigns21
19Matt Hardy Bray Wyatt 13
20John Cena Shinsuke Nakamura27
21The Hurricane John Cena 15
22Aiden English Finn Balor 16
23Adam Cole Rey Mysterio 18
24Randy Orton Roman Reigns 24
25Titus O Neil Roman Reigns 19
26The Miz Roman Reigns20
27Rey MysterioFinn Balor 25
28Roman Reigns Shinsuke Nakamura 28
29Goldust Dolph Ziggler 22
30Dolph Ziggler Finn Balor23
  • 30 Women Royal Rumble 2018

Winner : Asuka 

  • Smackdown Live Tag Team Championship

Winner : The Usos 

  • RAW Tag Team Championship

Winner : Sheamus & Cesaro

  • United States Open Challenge

Winner : Bobby Roode 

  • 2 on 1 Handicapped Match for WWE Championship

Winner : AJ Styles 

  • Triple Threat Universal Championship 

Winner : Brock Lesnar 

 

 

IPL11 Auction : Base Price of Players Revealed

IPL 2018 auction will take place on 27 & 28 January 2018 in Bangalore. BCCI  has released a list of 1122 players who were in IPL Auction 2018 pool. 36 Players which include 13 Indian players & 23 Overseas players have 2 crore as their base price which is maximum base price limit. This list consist of R Ashwin , Glenn Maxwell , Mitchell Johnson , KL Rahul etc.

IPL

BCCI said ” out of 1122 players, 281 are capped players & 838 are uncapped players including 788 Indian players”. This list had been send to eight franchisee which include Mumbai Indians , Kolkata Knight Riders , Kings 11 Punjab , Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi DareDeville, Sunrisers Hyderabad & the teams who will made their comeback i.e. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.

Lets take a look at  base prices of players under 2 crore , 1.5 crore & 1 crore.

 

INR 2 Crore

Indian Players: Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Kedar Jadhav, Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Karn Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Robin Uthappa

IPL , Glenn Maxwell

Overseas Players:Mitchell Starc,  Rashid Khan, Pat Cummins, James Faulkner, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Johnson, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Kieron Pollard, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc, Chris Woakes, Corey Anderson, Cameron White, Eoin Morgan, Liam Plunkett, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Brendon McCullum, Quinton de Kock, Colin Ingram, Angelo Mathews, Chris Gayle and  Dwayne Bravo.

INR 1.5 Crore

Indian Players: Amit Mishra,  Jaydev Unadkat,  Kuldeep Yadav, Mohit Sharma and Washington Sundar.

Overseas Players : Aaron Finch, David Miller, Evin Lewis, Faf du Plessis, Harry Gurney, Hashim Amla, Jason Holder, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Kagiso Rabada, Kane Williamson, Kyle Abbott, Lendl Simmons, Mark Wood, Michael Klinger, Moises Henriques, Nathan Coulter-Nile,   Nathan Lyon, Peter Handscomb,  Ravi Bopara, Shaun Marsh, Steven Finn, Travis Head,  Trent Boult and Moeen Ali.

INR 1 Crore

Indian Players : Manish Pandey,  Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj,  Parthiv Patel, Piyush Chawla, Sanju Samson,  Umesh Yadav, Vinay Kumar and Wriddhiman Saha.

 Overseas Players :  Adam Zampa, Alex Hales, Andrew Tye, Ben Cutting, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Jordan, Dale Steyn, Daniel Christian, Dwayne Smith, Jason Behrendorff, JP Duminy, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Imran Tahir, Mustafizur Rahman, Sam Billings, Samuel Badree, Shakib Al Hasan, Shane Watson, Tim Southee, Tom Curran and Tymal Mills.

 

Mixed Match Challenge: Full Tournament Brackets

Mixed Match Challenge

Mixed match challenge will first air on 16 January 2018 only on Facebook. Full tournament bracket of Mixed match challenge has been revealed by WWE. This premiere will include 12 rounds. Six first rounds will go head to head against RAW teams & Smackdown Live teams. In semi finals every eliminated team has a second chance to come back in competition through fan votes.  On 16 January 2018 premiere Natalya & Shinsuke Nakamura will collide in head to head competition against Sasha Banks & Finn Balor.

Full Tournament Bracket

MMC bracket

1st Week: Duo of Natalya & Shinsuke Nakamura v/s Duo of Sasha Banks & Finn Balor

2nd Week: Duo of Carmella & Big E v/s Asuka & The Miz

3rd Week: Duo of Becky Lynch & Sami Zayn v/s Duo of Alexa Bliss (RAW Women’s Champion) & Monster among Men Braun Strowman

4th Week: Duo of Naomi & Jimmy Uso (Smackdown Live Tag Team Champion) v/s Alicia Fox & Goldust

5th Week: Duo of Lana & Rusev V/s Duo of Bayley & Elias

6th Week: Duo of Charlotte Flair (Smackdown Live Women’s Champion) & Bobby Roode v/s Nia Jax & Apollo Crews.

Charities

WWE Mixed match challenge supports 12 Charities. The team who will win this competition will have opportunity to gave the prize money of $1,oo,ooo  to a charity of their choice. Each team already decided the charities whom they want to give prize money after winning this 12 week tournament.Lets take look at charities supported by WWE through Mixed match challenge.

 

Charities Represented By
Connors Cure Alexa Bliss & Braun Strowman
Global CitizenRusev & Lana
AmericaresBayley & Elias
Special OlympicsSasha Banks & Finn Balor
Boys & Girls Clubs of AmericaJimmy Uso & Naomi
Hire Heroes USAAlicia Fox & Goldust
Make-A-WishNatalya & Shinsuke Nakamura
Girl UpCharlotte Flair & Bobby Roode
UnicefSami Zayn & Becky Lynch
Rescue Dogs RockAsuka & The Miz
KaBOOM!Big E & Carmella
Susan G. Komen’sNia Jax & Apollo Crews

 

 

Smackdown Live : 9 January 2018

Kick Off Show

Smackdown Live kicked Off with AJ Styles with an interview. This interview is conducted to know about what AJ feels for his 2 on 1 handicapped match with WWE championship on the line at Royal Rumble. Renee asked him did u think the match is fair? AJ answered hmm I think the match doesn’t seems like fair. He’s ready to fight with Kevin & Sami in same night but he’s not happy to fight in same match against two men. But he’s a champion he said I’ll definitely reclaim my WWE championship by defeating Sami & Kevin in same match at same night.

 

Kevin & Sami  interrupted the interview. They came to claimed that they would become new co WWE champions in 2018.But their happiness couldn’t quite further as Shane interrupted them. He’s here to show Kevin & Sami a preview of handicapped against AJ Styles. He set a 3 on 2 handicapped match between the team of Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens and team of Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura & AJ Styles.

Becky Lynch v/s Ruby Riott

Few weeks ago, Riott squad slammed Becky Lynch’s torso inside the steel door. She gets hurt & not able to compete in Smackdown for few weeks. This week, Becky made her appearance on Smackdown Live & she has a match against Ruby Riott.

After the bell, Ruby Riott made a great strategy. She attacked right on the mid section of Becky. Becky tried to put away Ruby with back to back right hand on face & uppercut. She delivered a flipback suplex to Riott. Ruby tried for a Riott kick but she is caught by Becky in a disarmer & picks up the win.

Winner: Becky Lynch

Ascension v/s Bludgeon Brothers

 

After the bell, Ascension tried to jump harder on Harper. But Harper delivered a big boot to Victor & kick right on mid section to Connor. Bludgeon Brothers finished the job with double power bomb to victor. After the match, Bludgeon Brothers assault Connor with a double power bomb.

Winner: Bludgeon Brothers

Mojo Rawley v/s Zack Ryder

 

This match is to advance in United State Championship tournament. After the bell, Mojo show up his energy & power. Mojo’s negative emotions for Zack helped him to take the match in his pocket. But Mojo had to work hard to win this match. Zack Ryder’s counter back with a neck breaker. He drives Mojo down & ready to deliver a Browski boot but Mojo able to drag himself out of the ring. Mojo drives Zack into the post & finishes the job with a great connection right on the face. He advances to semi-finals & have to face Bobby Roode.

Winner: Mojo Rawley

Justice Demanded

Shelton Bnjamin & Chad Gable wants justice as they win the tag titles last week but titles take it back from them as they win match via pinfall to illegal men. After that they lost the titles. So they want their titles back.

 

After their conversation, Daniel made his way to ring. Daniel had sympathy for Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin. So he made a 2 out of 3 falls match for Royal Rumble with tag team titles on the line.

Breezango v/s Rusev & Aiden English

 

Rusev Day had announced that he is officially entering into Royal Rumble. After this announcement, he’s ready for his match. But that match is not quite happy for Rusev as they defeated with a quick roll up onslaught by Fandango on Rusev.

Winner: Breezango

 

 

 

RAW : 8 January 2018

RAW kick off with Roman

 

This week RAW kick off with The Intercontinental Champion “Roman Reigns”. Roman came to celebrate his victory over Samoa Joe last week. He gave message to all at backstage that 

If u mess with one member of the Shield, you mess with all of us.
.

 

 

Jason Jordan(Tag Champion) ruins Roman’s moment. He’s came to thanks Roman for defeating Samoa. Jason said 

We all are champions and we run this show and we are the most dominant three men team in all WWE
.

 

 

 

 

 

The Balor club joined the party. Finn said 

Jason I have been run with Karl & Luke for 10 years before you knew that Kurt Angle was your dad
.

 

 

Finn was excited because 2018 is the year of Balor club. Luke Gallows told Jason a nerd then Jason slaps him but both team members stopped them to fight.

Kurt Angle made an interference & fixed a main event i.e. a six men tag match. He said 

Oh its true, Its damn true.
.

 

Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville v/s Bayley & Sasha Banks

Last week, Sonya Deville , Mandy & Paige defeat Sasha , Bayley & Mickie James in six women tag match. Sonya & Mandy from their entry into RAW gets the attention of everyone. This week they had a match against Sasha Banks & Bayley (two former RAW Women’s Champion).

 

Sonya & Mandy gets the charm in WWE but this time they knocked out by Sasha & Bayley. The question arise that Sonya & Mandy are nothing without Paige?? Sonya Deville takes off the apron by Bayley & Sasha takes the advantage, delivered a Bank Statement. Finally Sasha Banks & Bayley defeat the Absolution.

Woken Matt Hardy v/s Curt Hawkins

 

Matt Hardy easily gets a win over Curt Hawkins. Curt Hawkins misses a cross body & Matt Hardy takes the advantage. He delivered a twist of fate to finished the things off.

 

Bray Wyatt appeared into the ring. Both men did nothing to each other. They just laughed at each other & then run.

Miz is back

Miz is back after few months. These months are hilarious for Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel as their left off. First guest of 2018 Miz TV is Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel. Curtis & Bostart chanting with WWE universe- Thank you Miz. Curtis & Bo came with some gifts for Miz like photo frame, Brand new sports court etc.

 

Miz said 2017 is good for me but I have got plans for 2018. In 2017 I m the Intercontinental Champion, & I gave Roman to borrow my title. So now I m back to reclaimed my Intercontinental Title & Roman beware of me.

Cederic Alexandra v/s Enzo Amore for Crusierweight Championship

 

Last week due to illness, Enzo couldn’t made him to fight against Cederic. This week he is fine to compete. After the bell Cederic start dominating over Enzo. Enzo tried to save himself from Cederic’s attack. Enzo face is covered with full of blood. Cederic  takes Enzo down over the top rope. Due to this Enzo gets hurt & couldn’t able to beat the count down. Cederic wins the match via count down.

Braun Strowman Proved why he is Called Monster Among Men

 

Last week Kane had a chat with Braun for knocking Brock Lesnar down as a team but Braun refused to be a part of his plan. He said “I m able to single handedly crush you and Brock down at Royal Rumble”. After this conversation between two men Kane gets into ring for sending Brock to sleep. He entered into the ring & delivered Brock a Choke Slam but Brock doesn’t get much impact as waked up. He fights back & sends Kane over the top rope. RAW roster came to stop brawling between these two men.

 

This week, Paul Heyman & Brock Lesnar responded to Kane’s attack. But Kane come to attacked again. He jumped at top of stage & both men start brawling at backstage. Braun Strowman collectively took both men down. He threw Brock Lesnar off the Hallway & send Kane through a road crate. Then Braun Strowman  pull down  the backstage rigging on both men. This brutal attack by Braun send Brock en route to Hospital in ambulance & Kane goes with a injury in his leg.

Samoa Joe v/s Rhyno

 

Samoan Joe is a submission machine. He screwed most of the biggest competitors in RAW Men’s division like Braun, Brock, Roman etc. with his submission move. This week , Samoa Joe set in a match against Rhyno .

 

After the bell, Rhyno attacked first but Samoa Joe fights back & then he didn’t give any chance to Rhyno to fight back. Samoa delivered a collective package of Kick & Santime. Joe finishes the job with Colquina Clutch.

After winning the match, he told  that he is officially entering in Royal Rumble & his targeted is to first Eliminate the 16 times WWE champion John Cena.

Titus Worldwide v/s The Bar

 

After the bell, Sheamus show great team work as he sent Apollo on the floor. Apollo hurt his knee as came hard over the top rope. Titus O Neil is distracted by Sheamus & Cesaro take the advantage but he can’t be able to pick up the win as Titus pick the match in his pocket by rolling up. Titus Worldwide defeat Sheamus & Cesaro.

Nia  Jax attacked on Asuka

 

Asuka had a match against Nia Jax in head to head competition. Asuka made her way to ring. She was at top rope & suddenly Nia appears & caught Asuka from top rope , driving her into the canvas. Then Nia delivered a big splash to Asuka.

Six Men Tag Team Battle

 

This match is between the Balor Club and RAW Tag Team champions & Roman Reigns.After the bell all six men brawl into the ring .Tag champs & Roman successfully sent Balor Club off the ring. Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins working together to deal with Finn Balor with Shoulder tackle. Then Roman delivered a drive bye to Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows at same time & followed by a suicide dive to Finn Balor.

 

Roman gets distracted from interference of Luke Gallows & Finn takes the advantage with sleep way. When Karl is came into the ring he delivered a Big Boot to Roman, followed by a superman punch to Luke Gallows. Tag was made to Seth & he launched himself with suicide on Finn and Karl. Then he delivered a suplex followed by a Falcon Arrow. Luke caught Seth from behind & Jason gets first time involved in the match to sent Luke off the ring. Seth made tag to Roman but due to distraction of his own partner, referee didn’t saw the tag was made. So Seth is the legal men inside the ring Luke & Karl made the moment & delivered a Magic Killer to Seth. Roman is pulled out of the ring by Luke & Karl. Roman delivered Karl a Superman punch & then a Spear to Luke Gallows outside the ring. Finn Balor finished the job with Coup de Grace.

 

After the match, Miztourage attacked on RAW Tag team champions & Roman Reigns from behind. Miz delivered a skull crushing finale to Roman followed by a triple power bomb.

 

IPL 11 Retention Rules

Indian Premiere League is one of the biggest events of India in a year. This year Chennai Super Kings & Rajastan Royals way  back to IPL. Indian Premiere League council & Board of Control for Cricket sets new rules for retention in IPL 11. They used a new term RTM . Now the question is What is RTM? Now look at what is that .

Pre- Auction Retention

In Pre-auction retention,every franchisee can retain maximum 3 players.Players who have retain will not be part of the auction.

Right to Match (RTM)

As per new policy , IPL teams can retained five players only & they have to submit their individual list on 4 January 2018. The Right to Match(RTM) card help teams to regain their players even after they are sold to another franchise.

Let us take an example : If Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t retained Gautam Gambhir  and he’s sold to Mumbai Indians in 7 Cr. then KKR has opportunity to  retain Gambhir using their Right to match in 7Cr.

New Salary Cap

Last year ( 2017) , the franchises had 66 crores for auction, this is now increased by 14 Cr. i.e 80 Cr. For IPL 11 franchises has more money so this year it may be possible that new records have been made. Indian Premiere League Council sets new salary cap -82 crores for 2019 , 85 crores for 2020 & the franchises  will  have to spend at least 3/4 of their budget.

  • If franchise retain three capped players then they have to spend 33 crores from their purse , 15 crores for first one , 11 crores for second & 7 Crores for third.
  • If franchise retain two players then they have to spend 21 crores from their account , 12.5 for first player & 8.5 crores for second.
  • If franchisee will keep two players, then they will have to pay 21 crores from their pocket.
  • For uncapped player they have to spend only 3 crores from their purse.

Chennai Super Kings & Rajasthan Royals are back

IPL , CSK

CSK & Rajasthan Royal are back in IPL after 2 years because they  banned in year 2015 by supreme court due to fixing charges against them. Chennai & Rajasthan Royals were replaced by two teams from Pune & Gujarat respectively. They played in IPL 9 & IPL 10 with a name of Rising Pune Super Giants & Gujarat Lions. Now this year, Chennai Super kings & Rajasthan Royals  are back so IPL council cease Pune & Gujarat from 2018 season.

CSK & RR can retain those players who played for them in season 8 & then for RPs & GL respectively. Players who played only for RPS & GL in last two season will directly go to auction.

The players who played for CSK & RR in season 8 & then they played for franchise other than GL or RPS. So CSK & RR couldn’t retain these players. These players are only retained by the franchise for whom they played in last season.

Key Players whom CSK will able to retain : Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina , Ravindra Jadeja , Ravichandran Ashwin , Irfan Pathan , Francois Du Plessis , Brandon McCullum , Dwayne Smith , Ishwar Pandey, Andrew Tye , Dwayne Bravo ,

Key Players whom RR will able to retain : Steve Smith , Ajinkya Rahane , Ankit Sharma , James Faulkner ,  Rajat Bhatia.

Squad Size

Last season franchises are able to pick 27 players which include 9 foreigners & in this season(IPL11) franchise couldn’t pick more than twenty five players including 8 foreign players.

 

 

NXT Awards 2017

NXT-Year-End-Awards

It is an award ceremony for NXT superstars who done very well in whole year. This award ceremony will take place on 27 January 2018 in Philadelphia & winner of each category will be announced there & this show will air on WWE’s digital platform.

Voting for NXT-Year-End-Awards will start on 4 January 2018. You can vote for your favorite nominee exclusively on Twitter. You have to keep in mind two things hash tag of category & of nominee.

Categories & nominees are:

NXT Take Over Award of the Year

 

#NXTAwardTakeOver

Nominees are: #Orlando, #SanOntonio , #Brooklyn , #WarGames ,  #Chicago

 

NXT Breakout Star Award of the Year

 

#NXTAwardBreakoutStar

Nominees are: #SonyaDeville , #AndradeAlmas , #VelveteenDream , #RubyRiott , #AleisterBlack , #LarsSullivan , #UndisputedEra

 

NXT Female Competitor Award of the Year

 

#NXTAwardFemale

Nominees are: #EmberMoon , #IconicDuo , #Asuka , #NikkiCross , #RubyRiott

 

NXT Male Competitor Award of the Year

 

#NXTMaleAward

Nominees are: #AleisterBlack , #BobbyRoode , #DrewMcIntyre , AndradeCienAlmas , #RoderickStrong

 

NXT Overall Competitor Award of the Year

 

#NXTAwardOverall

Nominees are: #Asuka , #BobbyRoode , #NikkiCross, #DrewMcIntyre , #EmberMoon, #RoderickStrong , #IconicDuo , #AndradeCienAlmas , #RubyRiott , #AleisterBlack .

 

NXT Rivalry Award of the Year

 

#NXTAwardRivalry

Nominees are: #BlackDream, #MoonAsuka, #DIYAOP, #NakamuraRoode, #OhnoItami, #SAnitYUndisputed, #BateDunne

 

NXT Tag Team Award of the Year

 

#NXTAwardTagTeam

Nominees are: #AuthorsOfPain , #UndisputedEra , #DIY ,#TheRevival , #SAnitY

 

NXT Match of the Year

 

#NXTAwardMatch

Nominees are:

#GorganoVsOhno- No. 1 Contender match for qualifying in fatal 4 way match (NXT TV)

#GorganovsAlmas -Takeover, Brooklyn III

#McIntyrevsAlmas – NXT Championship Match(Takeover,Wargames)

#AuskavsMoon- NXT Women Championship Match (Takeover, Brooklyn)

#BatevsDunne- United Kingdom Championship Match (Takeover, Chicago)

#BlackVsDream – Takeover, Wargames

#WarGamesMatch – Undisputed Era, SAnitY , AOP with Roderick Strong in triple threat tag match                  (Takeover, Wargames)

#StrongVsRoode – NXT Championship Match, NXT TV

#DIYVsAOP – NXT Tag Team Championship Ladder Match (Taakeover,Chicago)

#AsukaVsCross- NXT Women’s Championship last Woman Standing Match

#WomenBattleRoyal –NXT Women’s qualifying battle royal

#DIYVsRevivalVsAOP- NXT Tag Team Championship Elimination match (Takeover, Orlando)

 

Future Star Award of the year

 

#NXTAwardFutureStar

Nominees are: #KairiSane , #StreetProfits , #FabianAichner , #HeavyMachinery , #LioRush , #LaceyEvans , #ShaynaBaszler , #BiancaBelair , #CezarBononi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facebook Premiere : Mixed Match Challenge

Mixed Match Challenge

WWE mixed match challenge is an upcoming PPV or internet television series which will broadcast on Facebook . In Mixed match challenge, two superstars (male & female) team up for a tag team elimination tournament. Superstars from both Smackdown Live & RAW are competing in this tournament .The team which win this tournament will get $1,00,000 to donate it to a  charity of their choice.
WWE mixed match challenge will premiere on 16 January 2018 exclusively on Facebook . This is 12 episode series of just 20 minutes each. This will air on 10p.m. eastern time.

WWE , Mixed Match Challenge

MMC Participants

Mixed match challenge is Smackdown Live v/s RAW elimination tournament where WWE male & female superstars will team up to compete in this premiere series.

Fan will vote for the last member of RAW team & as well as for deciding who will compete in mixed match challenge from New Day team (only one member of New Day). And teams will possibly announced on January 4 2018.

 

RAW  Roster Smackdown Live Roster
Finn Balor

 

Charlotte Flair
Bayley

 

Shinsuke Nakamura
Asuka

 

Bobby Roode
The Miz

 

Carmella
Nia Jax

 

Jimmy Uso
Goldust

 

Naomi
Braun Strowman

 

Rusev
Alexa Bliss

 

Lana
Sasha Banks

 

Natalya
Apollo Crews

 

Sami Zayn
Alicia Fox

 

Becky Lynch
Elias

 

Big E

 

Teams

  1. RAW
Mixed Pair
Finn Balor with Sasha Banks

 

 

WWE , Mixed Match Challenge
Bayley with Elias

 

 

WWE Mixed Match Challenge

 

Braun Strowman with Alexa Bliss

 

 

WWE , Mixed Match Challenge

 

 The Miz with Asuka

 

 

 

 WWE MMC

 

Alicia Fox with Goldust

 

 

 WWE MMC

 

Nia Jax with Apollo Crews

 

 

  WWE , Mixed Match Challenge

 

2. SmackDown Live

 Mixed Pair
Charlotte Flair with Bobby Roode

 

 WWE , Mixed Match Challenge
Naomi with Jimmy Uso

 

 

WWE , Mixed Match Challenge

Rusev with Lana

 

 Mixed Match Challenge

 

Sami Zayn with Becky Lynch

 

WWE , Mixed Match Challenge

 

Shinsuke Nakamura with Natalya

 

 WWE , Mixed Match Challenge

 

Carmella with Big E

 

 WWE Mixed Match Challenge

 

 

WWE promotes mixed match channel on Facebook & on WWE digital platform. WWE has 800+ million followers & 100+ million followers on Facebook.

Updates

Enzo Amore Illness: Because of the bad health of Enzo Amore, he will not be able to fight in the Mixed Match Challenge premiere series.

Commentary/Announce Team 

  1. Michael Cole
  2. Beth Phoenix ( Hall of Fame)
  3. Corey Graves

Hosts 

  1. Renee Young
  2. Byron Saxton

RAW : 1 January 2018

Kurt Angle Revealed Royal Rumble Rules for Women Division

 

It’s New Year, first RAW of 2018 kicks off with RAW General Manager Kurt Angle. He announced the rules of first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match. The Women’s Royal Rumble match have same rules as Men Royal Rumble match. This match include 30 Women’s superstar of both RAW & Smackdown Live , each entrant come after  1:30 minutes & each entrant gets eliminated when they threw out of ring over the top rope & both feet touch the floor .Winner gets the match in Wrestlemania  for RAW/Samackdown  Women’s Championship.

After this announcement, Cesaro & Sheamus made their way to the ring .Last week Seth & Kurt’s son Jason Jordan defeat Sheamus & Cesaro to become New RAW tag team champions. So, this week they want a title rematch. Jason Jordan interrupted Shemus &Cesaro  . So, Kurt decided to a match between Jason Jordan & Cesaro.

 

Seth also made his way to ring. He believe that Cesaro easily defeat Jordan but Jordan proved Seth wrong. In Seth eyes,Jordan didn’t know about being a teammate because Jordan rushing into 2-on-1 disadvantage .So Seth promised to be at ringside for their tag titles.

Asuka v/s Alexa Bliss

 

Last week on Monday Night RAW, Asuka showed why no is ready for her .She put Alexa down unconscious in the ring. She delivered her a lightning fast kick on Alexa’s head.

 

This week, Alexa got a match to take her revenge from Asuka. After the bell, Asuka Starts dominating. She didn’t give any chance to Alexa to recover. Asuka knee made Alexa in pain. She danced every time she dodge from Alexa’s moves. Alexa fired back with rapid chops & a submission hold to Asuka but that move couldn’t pay Alexa more advantage. Asuka from top rope delivered a drop kick & finally caught Alexa Bliss in Cross Arm Breaker submission hold, Alexa tap out & Asuka continued his unbeaten streak in RAW.

Rhyno v/s Braun Strowman

 

This match is between two big dogs of WWE. Both the men are known for their power. The monster among men start dominating in match after the bell. Heath tried to cheer up his fellow but Braun is distracting from it. So Braun challenge Heath to came in the ring to  help his partner Rhyno. Heath didn’t accept his challenge but he attacked from behind & match become a 2-on-1 handicapped match. Rhyno & Heath fired up but Braun fights back & delivered a Running Power Slam to Ryhno to done the things off.

 

Braun goes to delivered one more power slam to Rhyno but Heath attacked on him. Then Braun delivered a power slam to Heath.WWE Universe chanted – one more power slam , with this Braun delivered two more power slams to Rhyno & Heath except of one.

Intercontinental Championship Match

For couple of weeks, Roman has. Last week, Roman sets in a one on one action against Samoa Joe for Intercontinental championship. Roman Reigns lose this match via disqualification but he regain his title.

This week, Roman sets in action against for a rematch against & the Intercontinental Championship is on the line. After the bell, Samoa Joe attacked on him with rapid fire chops & driving his shoulder into Roman’s chest. Samoa with a kick, right to the back of the neck of Roman & then three hundred pounder (Joe) launching Roman onto the turnbuckle.

Roman fights back with a big boot to Samoa’s face & drive him out of the ring & then delivered a drive by outside the ring. Roman goes for a cover 1-2 & Joe kicks out. Samoa blasting Reigns into Barricade & then knock him with a right hand to the jaw. Roman gets ready for Superman punch but Joe rolls out of the ring. Roman caught him with two consecutive superman punch & then he cover for 1-2 but Joe kicks out. Samoa threw Roman to referee but he didn’t get disqualified. Samoa caught Roman in Colquina clutch but Roman capitalized from it & then Roman delivered a Certified spear to Joe to retain his Intercontinental Championship.

Cruiserweight Division

 

Cederic Alexandra team up with Goldust to take on fight with Drew Ghulak & Ariya Daivari. Match starts in epic way. Ariya Daivari takes advantage of distraction caused by Drew over Cederic Alexandra. Cederic fights back with a back elbow to Ariya Daivari . Both men made the tag to their partner. Goldust gave a power slam to Drew. Goldust jump off from top rope to take down both Ariya & Drew. Finally Cederic finish the job with Lumber Check.

Six Men Tag Team Match

This week Finn Balor had his match with Elias, Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas. Finn had to find partner for him to team up with them. Finn find partner for his match & his partner are Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson. Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel announced that Next Week, The Miz is returning to RAW.

 

After the bell, Elias fired up & put down Finn to give advantage to his team. When Finn Balor tag Luke Gallows, he fired up with rapid chops move & big boots. Gallow delivered a big boot to Bo Dallas, then a big splash & covers for 1-2 then Elias save the match. Karl threw Elias out of ring then Gallows made tag to Karl & Karl made tag to Finn. Firstly , Karl & Gallows delivered a Magic Killer to Bo Dallas and then Finn finish the match with Coup de Grace.

The Year of beast

Brock Lesnar made his first appearance in RAW 2018 with his advocate Paul Heyman. They are came to told about Royal Rumble Triple Threat match.