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- Below is footage WWE posted looking at Brock Lesnar’s “path of destruction.”
- Brock Lesnar took the top spot on this week’s ESPN WWE Power Rankings followed by The Shield, CM Punk, Dolph Ziggler and John Cena.
ESPN’s article also contained a few quotes from Cody Rhodes, who discussed his career before WrestleMania 29 earlier this month.
“Gosh, this has been a horrible run. I feel like after Money in the Bank in Phoenix, I almost took a nose dive, career-wise. I couldn’t get the reigns on it, but I feel like I finally got the reigns on my career again, and that happens in entertainment.”
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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Thoughts on Steve Austin’s prediction of Fandango at champion: @steveaustinBSR predicts that @WWEFandango will be IC Champion within a few months. It might not take that long but I could also see Fandango winning the US Title as well at some point. Stars become stars over the long...
- World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler was recently interviewed by The Rise Guys. Here are some highlights:
Does he hate John Cena?
“Yep. Question number two.”
If most male wrestling fans over the age of 16 hate Cena:
“It depends. What he represents for our company is awesome. He is our franchise guy. He’s the go to guy. He’s never not delivered with something. He connects...
- Embedded in the video below is a promo for tomorrow night’s WWE Main Event episode, which will be taped later tonight.
- Several readers noted that CM Punk is still appearing in advertisements for events on the overseas tour that kicks off this week.
- Ryback mentioned John Cena’s ex-wife in a new message on Twitter, “Watching the pain on Cena’s face was worth standing...
- Rosa Mendes’ MuscleMania fitness program didn’t earn her a spot at WrestleMania 29 but she found love through it. Rosa revealed on Twitter that she met her new boyfriend at WrestleMania, celebrity choreographer and music executive Bijan Rythmik Williams. Here is a photo of the happy couple:
- World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler and AJ Lee are doing media in Greenville...
After Monday’s Raw went off the air, John Cena & Team Hell No took on The Shield in the dark match main event. The match ended when Seth Rollins hit Cena with a chair, prompting The Shield to get disqualified.
Following the match, the faces hit their finishers on the Shield to send the crowd home happy.
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WWE continues their annual post WrestleMania European tour tonight in Belfast and Glasgow. CM Punk was originally advertised to be part of a John Cena vs. Ryback vs. Punk match, but with Punk off of the tour; it is just Ryback vs. Cena. Dolph Ziggler vs. Daniel Bryan and Kane vs. Big E. Langston are also scheduled for the show. The SmackDown...
The good and bad of RAW, including Ryback's reason for turning on John Cena, Triple H vs Lesnar in the cage and WWE's awful booking of Antonio Cesaro and their champions.
Arda Ocal recently conducted a live Q/A with Bret “Hitman” Hart. In the session which was primary questions from the audience, many questions were covered including:
- Opponents we wished he had a chance to work and would have liked to work one more match against
- His interactions with Batista
- Opinions of John Cena and the opinions of him from critics
- Who he considers today...
- The Rock provided an update on his physical therapy, writing on Twitter, "Workout #1 starts now. AM cardio. These machines are gettin' their ass kicked. Cue music..#BackInBlack"
"Today's AM cardio plan: 35min. Empty stomach. Average heart rate 135-155 5 weeks out & prepping: HERCULES"
As noted earlier, The Rock will be heading overseas in five...
Former WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has issued an update on his claim of an abdominal tear injury mid-way through his match with John Cena at WrestleMania.
Johnson wrote on Twitter Wednesday afternoon, “Injury update: Physical therapy starts tomorrow. Hardcore training starts today. Thank U guys for the love. 5 weeks out..#RoadToHercules.”
Johnson had previously...
- This week's episode of WWE Main Event will feature a battle royal with the winner facing Wade Barrett for the Intercontinental Title.
- Booker T announced that Jack Swagger vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Dolph Ziggler for the World Heavyweight Title will take place soon, either on SmackDown or at Extreme Rules.
Big Report on Randy Orton, What's Planned for Team Hell No and More...
– As expected, Brock Lesnar challenged Triple H to a steel cage “grudge match” at the WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Lesnar and Heyman both appeared to RAW to issue the challenge. Triple H is expected to respond and accept next week on RAW.
– Ryback vs. John Cena for the WWE Title is expected to take place at Extreme Rules.
– Alberto Del Rio vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Jack...
– Bret Hart was interviewed at-length by the Timmins Press about his wrestling memories, Owen Hart, potentially writing another book, and more. You can check out that interview here.
– Dolph Ziggler was recently interviewed by Fox Sports in Australia; discussing his hectic travel schedule, missing family events, diet, conditioning, and more. You can check that out at this link...