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– For those who have emailed and sent Facebook messages today, I just wanted to personally THANK YOU for all the happy birthdays wishes. You guys are the absolute best. Whether you love us or hate us, most of you guys continue to visit the website on a daily basis and have helped us become one of the top pro wrestling websites on the ‘net today. Due to the Darren Young and Brooke Hogan stories as well as SummerSlam, we’ve had near record traffic over the last several days. I say it time and time again – we have the best fans in the world. You guys are all entitled to your opinions but at the end of the day, we thank ALL of you for your continued support. We owe all of our success to all of you. Once again, THANK YOU for the Happy Birthday wishes and also for your continued support of the website! 33 years old?! God damn I’m getting old, lol. Be good guys.
– As noted earlier, CM Punk was added to the October 13 house show in Philadelphia.
– WWE Superstar John Cena recently tweeted about the new “John Cena Fast Lane” App for mobile users. Cena wrote, “Thanks @WWE @WWEUniverse love the #fastlane app! I’m hooked! Download it see what u think. Enjoy!”
– WWE Hall Of Famer “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair will be making a special appearance at the WWE SummerSlam Axxess festivities in Los Angeles on Saturday at 11:00am local time. For tickets, visit AXS.com.
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Russ Weakland of HollywoodLife.com emailed me to provide the following information on Ric Flair’s behavior on the day of the WWE 2K14 Symposium. Russ noting that all of this took place before the Symposium panel discussion event but after the roster reveal:
I was at the reveal for 2K and then went over to the JW Marriot to grab some food. When I was at the bar getting food, Ric...
TMZ tried to catch John Cena off guard with the Darren Young news and Cena handled it as professionally as anyone could just trying to leave a dinner with their girlfriend.
I feel the same way Cena does, as long as Young is being a professional and doing his job, shouldn’t be a big deal at all.
WWE 2K14 panel breaks down:
A discussion panel hosted by Jim Ross yesterday to promote WWE 2K14 went completely off track, with both Ross and in-particular Ric Flair showing signs of drunkenness. You can watch the 75 minute video courtesy of Twitch.TV …
Here is the complete roster for the “30 Years Of Wrestlemania Mode”:
Alberto Del Rio
Andre The Giant
Big John Studd...
- Embedded below is The Big Show’s WMD Punch – 30 Seconds That Will Knock You Out.
- John Cena hyped tonight’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view event, writing on Twitter, “Today is #summerslam @WWEUniverse @ESPN @eonline do NOT miss this event Tonight! On pay per view #thechampishere #RTimeIsNow”
Cena also commented on his status for his WWE Title match against Daniel Bryan...
Check out this old school photo taken in 2002….
Dolph Ziggler mentioned in an interview to Slam! Sports that he hopes to see Daniel Bryan leaving SummerSlam with the WWE Championship.
“Cena, personally I’m sick of him,” Ziggler wrote. “Ten years, doing the same thing, same five moves, the crowd loves him, the crowd hates him, either way, he does the same thing … I’m sick of it. I understand the awesome charity work...
– As noted earlier today, Ric Flair appeared at the SummerSlam AXXESS festivities in Los Angeles. Additionally, “The Nature Boy” will also be a part of the special 2K Sports party later today in Los Angeles.
– Also scheduled to appear at the 2K Sports party today is WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio.
– And finally, WWE legend The Ultimate Warrior is in Los Angeles today. Warrior...
– Paul Heyman will be making more rare appearances at upcoming WWE house show events in August with WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel over the next two weeks. Heyman made an appearance at the 8/16 Supershow event in Portland and will be basing himself out of the West Coast through 8/27 in California, New Mexico and Arizona.
– As noted earlier, WWE pulled John Cena from...
Xfinity published an interview with WWE’s Paul Heyman. Here are some highlights:On the significance of his role in last year’s WrestleMania: “It’s huge. Nothing short of it. And probably even bigger than that adjective. It’s exhilarating for me because you have the most unique, the most gifted athlete in the history of the WWE, or UFC, or college athletics in Brock Lesnar...
Here’s the final card for tonight’s WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view:
WWE Championship Match:
John Cena (c) vs. Daniel Bryan
* Triple H will serve as Guest Referee.
The Best vs. The Beast:
CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar
World Heavyweight Championship Match:
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Christian
Ring of Fire Match:
Kane vs. Bray Wyatt
Mixed Tag Team Match:
Dolph Ziggler & Kaitlyn vs. Big...
Brian and Steve talk about WWE superstar Darren Young coming out publicly and saying he is gay, how big of a story this is, the WWE’s reaction as well as media reaction for Young going forward with his career in the company. Then, they run down Summerslam from top to bottom including what they think will be the best match on the show, what match goes on last, winners and losers...