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- Sin Cara has not been on the road with WWE for a few weeks now. He continues to check in from the “Sin Cara Gym” in Mexico.
- WWE’s 2012 Annual Report that was filed last week reveals that they have approximately 721 employees as of February of this year. This includes the WWE Superstars and Divas, who are classified as independent contractors.
- Several sources report that John Cena’s injury is just a deeply bruised heel, not an Achilles tear as WWE first reported last week. Word is that Cena will continue to work through the injury.
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Several sources report that John Cena’s injury is just a deeply bruised heel, not an Achilles tear as WWE first reported last week.
Word is that Cena will continue to work through the injury.
WWE sent out the following today…
WWE® SUPERSTAR JOHN CENA® CELEBRATES WORLD WISH DAY WITH MAKE-A-WISH CHILDREN LIVE ON MONDAY NIGHT RAW®
WWE Superstar John Cena celebrated World Wish Day on Monday, April 29 with three wish kids that attended Monday Night Raw live in Columbus, OH. Logan Parks of Stanton, Kentucky, Jacob Lawson of Hutchinson, Minnesota and Nicholas Santillo of...
WWE announced Monday night before the start of Raw that John Cena is still scheduled to team with Ryback against The Shield in a handicap match. Cena is reportedly battling an Achilles injury.
There’s still no word from within WWE on John Cena’s injury but a report from the European tour notes Cena was working with a bruised heel.
Cena’s Achilles injury was believed to happen back on April 21st in Geneva, Switzerland, where he defeated Ryback in a Tables Match.
Cena continued to work the European tour but was put in six-man matches with Kane and Daniel Bryan vs....
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WWE creative have been on the money with The Shield. They have been booked better than any newcomers in recent memory yet at the end of the day I am starting to wonder what the end game here is for Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns.
- Here are recent viewership numbers for WWE Saturday Morning Slam and Main Event:
* Saturday Morning Slam on March 16th drew 1,085,000 viewers
* Main Event on March 20th drew 1,343,000 viewers
* Saturday Morning Slam on March 23rd drew 1,092,000 viewers
* Main Event on March 27th drew 1,231,000 viewers
* Saturday Morning Slam on March 30th drew 949,000 viewers
* Main Event on April...
- WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross published another blog entry and wrote the following about John Cena’s injury.
“Cena worked through his injury while in Europe which many would not have done but I’m under the impression that he’s pushed it about as far as he can at this point in the process.”
- Zack Ryder has posted tweeted a new photo of his long hair he seems to be growing...
Join us tonight at 8pm EST for live coverage of WWE RAW from Columbus, Ohio with John Cena & Ryback vs. The Shield and more. Coverage begins when RAW hits the air so stay tuned…
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- The dark segment after last night’s WWE NXT TV tapings saw Damien Sandow host a talk show called “The Damien Sandow Show.” His special guest was John Cena. Cena and Sandow joked on each other before Cena declared he would retain the WWE Title against Ryback at Extreme Rules. Here is a photo from the segment:
Jim Ross tweeted about the segment:
“@JohnCena & @TheDamienSandow...
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- John Cena made an appearance on Today’s Kathie Lee & Hoda show to grant eight-year-old Nick Santillo, who was born with just half a heart, his wish of meeting the WWE Champ. Embedded below is footage from the appearance.
- Washington Wizards center Jason Collins told Sports Illustrated that he’s gay. The Rock commented on Collins’ decision to come out, writing on Twitter...
- Michael Cole shared a photo of himself and JBL hanging out with the Columbus crew of MLS on Twitter.
- Titus O'Neil posted a new Tout video announcing that the Prime Time Players will be training with the Ohio State University before Tonight's Raw.
- WWE Diva AJ Lee commented on tonight's Raw event, writing on Twitter, "Raw tonight starring Ziggy, E, and myself...
WWE Smackdown TV taping report
April 30, 2013
Report by Ron Roberts, PWTorch reader
Ryback came out to a decent pop and cut a promo about John Cena being hurt. He said the Law of Nature dictates that only the strong survive, and the crowd answered with an annoying “What?” chant.
(1) Ryback beat WWE tag champion Daniel Bryan with Shell Shock. Ryback...