Found May 09, 2012 on
Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– As noted earlier, WWE’s new viral campaign has started on WWE.com. When you watch certain videos, a video appears that says “A Revolution is Coming.” There is no word on if it will air on WWE TV or what it is promoting. Some say it’s a superstar return/debut and others say it’s for the WWE Network.
– The IC Title feud between the Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes will culminate at the WWE No Way Out PPV. Monday’s Angle with Cody running away is to set up a cage match for the PPV, where Cody cannot simply run away.
– At this time, the previously rumored Randy Orton versus Brock Lesnar match at SummerSlam has been scrapped. WWE is now reportedly set on doing Lesnar vs. Triple H at the show. Word is that Orton as a possible opponent for Lesnar has recently become considerably less popular among WWE officials.
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- Matt Hardy continues to promote his independent wrestling appearances. Here's his latest video hyping this weekend's events on the West coast:
- The feud between Big Show and Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes is expected to end at the No Way Out pay-per-view.
- While Randy Orton vs. Brock Lesnar was discussed for the SummerSlam pay-per-view at one point, WWE officials...
Over the Limit is approaching and will take place in less than 11 days. A Fatal 4 Way match has been scheduled for the World Championship which will pit Champion Sheamus against Alberto Del Rio, Chris Jericho, and Randy Orton. I would love to check out some sports betting sites so I could place a nice little wager on this match, but that just can’t happen since well, wrestling...
– The dark main event after Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Roanoke, Virginia saw Randy Orton defeat Kane with the RKO.
– As noted before, WWE Champion CM Punk threw out the first pitch and sang during the 7th inning stretch at last night’s Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves baseball game. WWE camera crews were there filming, likely for the upcoming Punk DVD release...
- Tonight's WWE SmackDown and NXT tapings will take place from the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, Virginia. No matches have been announced by Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton vs. Kane in a Street Fight is being advertised locally.
- The May 4th episode of WWE's Friday Night SmackDown scored a 1.94 cable rating with 2,709,000 viewers.
- Before this weekend, WWE...
- WWE posted the following video of Hornswoggle and Natalya at an anti-bullying rally in Greensboro, North Carolina on Monday afternoon:
- The dark main event after Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings in Roanoke, Virginia saw Randy Orton defeat Kane with the RKO.
- As noted before, WWE Champion CM Punk threw out the first pitch and sang during the 7th inning stretch at last...
- Thanks to Johnny P. and Lindsey for the following WWE SmackDown spoilers from tonight’s tapings in Roanoke, Virginia:Dark Match:* Bo Rotunda defeated Derrick Bateman.SmackDown, Airing Friday:* Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho and Alberto Del Rio never happens as a big brawl breaks out. WWE officials and referees finally break them up.* AJ Lee defeated Kaitlyn in a physical...
Announced on tonight’s WWE Raw, Sheamus will defend his World Heavyweight Championship in a fatal four way against Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio and Chris Jericho.
- C.M. Punk vs. Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship.
- Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho in a fatal four way for the World Heavyweight Championship.
- John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis.
Tonight’s WWE Smackdown tapings takes place from the Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, Virginia. Thanks to ProWrestling.net for full results.
* Bo Rotunda defeated Derrick Bateman.
WWE Smackdown (Airing Friday)
* Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho and Alberto Del Rio was thrown out. A big brawl broke out and referees came out to separate the four players in the...
A Fatal 4-Way Match for the World Heavyweight Championship has been announced for Over the Limit on May 20 as Sheamus will defend the strap against Alberto Del Rio, Chris Jericho and Randy Orton. The bout replaces a singles affair between Sheamus and Del Rio.Also announced for the event is a Divas Championship encounter between Beth Phoenix and strap holder Layla.The updated pay...