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SummerSlam News: Hulk Hogan’s Involvement, Changes to Two Matches

- Hulk Hogan is likely to be involved at WWE’s SummerSlam pay-per-view and is scheduled to appear on the August 11th go-home Raw show. Word is that an angle will take place on that show to set up Hogan’s SummerSlam involvement. - There is backstage of doing a triple-threat match for the Intercontinental Championship at SummerSlam involving The Miz, Dolph Ziggler and Bo Dallas...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Full WWE Network Schedule for Friday - Managers on Legends of Wrestling, Old School, More

- Below is the full schedule for Friday, day 153 of the WWE Network launch: 12:00 am ET - WWE NXT: 7/23/14. Rusev returns to NXT with Lana to take on NXT Champion Adrian Neville in a Non Title Match. 1:00 am ET - WWE Superstars. 7/23/14. This week, R-Truth looks for revenge against Alberto Del Rio. Plus Adam Rose's Exotic Express stops by to take on Heath Slater. 2:00 am ET...
Via Ring Side News
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Two Changes To WWE SummerSlam?

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter As of right now, the plan is for a build to a flag match between Rusev and Jack Swagger at the upcoming WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view. There is a chance that the WWE Intercontinental Championship match at SummerSlam becomes a triple-threat match, with The Miz defending the title against both Dolph Ziggler and Bo Dallas.
Via WZR Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Prince Devitt Finally Signs WWE Deal, Top Star Misses TV Tapings, Another Team Breaking Up Soon

-After months of speculation, PWInsider is reporting that International Superstar Prince Devitt has signed a WWE deal. Devitt is a highly-skilled Irish professional wrestler that is best known for amazing crowds as a member of New Japan Pro Wrestling. Prince Devitt is a former three-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship and six-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion...
Via Wrestling News Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: Backstage Talk Of John Cena Leaving WWE For Hollywood Career, Rusev vs. Swagger Update

-There has been a lot of talk within WWE lately about John Cena’s movie career. PWInsider noted that some of the wrestlers have joked that Cena will start “bringing it via satellite” soon. We’ve noted that Cena will be missing several upcoming WWE events due to filming The Nest and Trainwreck. There have been people backstage speculating that if Cena’s movie work takes...
Via Wrestling News Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Battleground

From The Two Sheds Review: WWE Battleground It’s time to step into WWE territory once again as we take a look at their latest pay per view offering, Battleground, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Box Office here in Britain. The show began with the first title match of the evening as Wyatt Family members Erick Rowan and Luke Harper challenged Jimmy...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event Report – 7/22/14

- Tonight’s episode of WWE Main Event opens up with pyro from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton welcome us. They talk about Stephanie McMahon being arrested on RAW and will recap it later. Rusev vs. Jack Swagger will also take place tonight. Seth Rollins vs. Fandango We go to the ring and out comes Seth Rollins with his briefcase. Fandango is out...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event Report – 7/22/14

- Tonight’s episode of WWE Main Event opens up with pyro from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton welcome us. They talk about Stephanie McMahon being arrested on RAW and will recap it later. Rusev vs. Jack Swagger will also take place tonight. Seth Rollins vs. Fandango We go to the ring and out comes Seth Rollins with his briefcase. Fandango is out...
Via Wrestle Scoop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Main Event Match Changed, HHH Excited for WWE’s Future, Trish

From Main Event Match Changed, HHH Excited for WWE’s Future, Trish - Triple H spent some time at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando today and tweeted the following: “Earlier in the day, I was in Orlando watching the future train. Proud of the hard work, excited for the future. #WWENXT” - The Hollywood Reporter reports that Trish Stratus has signed on for a movie with Danny...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Main Event Match Changed, HHH Excited for WWE’s Future, Trish

- Triple H spent some time at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando today and tweeted the following: “Earlier in the day, I was in Orlando watching the future train. Proud of the hard work, excited for the future. #WWENXT” - The Hollywood Reporter reports that Trish Stratus has signed on for a movie with Danny Glover called Gridlocked. Trish will play the role of Gina, a lead...
Via Wrestle Scoop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Main Event Recap For 7/22: Jack Swagger vs. Rusev

-Tonight’s episode of WWE Main Event is live on the WWE Network from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton are the color commentators for the event. Last night, it was announced that WWE Main Event would feature a non-title match with WWE United States Champion Sheamus facing Rusev. That match has been changed and Rusev will now face Jack Swagger...
Via Wrestling News Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Swagger vs. Rusev Feud Postponed?

Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer WWE may have canceled plans for a follow-up match between Rusev and Jack Swagger. The plan was for the two to face each other at several PPVs but the rivalry isn’t expected to continue. The decision was made during creative meetings at RAW yesterday. It’s unknown if the controversy over what Lana said at Battleground played a role in the...
Via WZR Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Stewart References Lana/Rusev On ‘The Daily Show’

Lana and Rusev were mentioned on last night’s episode of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart, who is a wrestling fan, responded to their comments at Battleground by basically cutting a promo about Jack Swagger getting revenge for losing by countout. He also referenced Antonio Cesaro as the “King of Swing”, blaming him for Swagger being off his game. He then catches himself getting...
Via WZR Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Talk on Rusev vs. Swagger, Lana Threatens Lesnar, More

From Backstage Talk on Rusev vs. Swagger, Lana Threatens Lesnar, More - It’s said again, following last night’s RAW, that the feud between Rusev and Jack Swagger may have been dropped already. On RAW, WWE made mention of Swagger tapping out to Rusev at Battleground, even though their match ended in a count out, which likely was to set up a rematch. It’s possible the feud is...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Talk on Rusev vs. Swagger, Lana Threatens Lesnar, More

- It’s said again, following last night’s RAW, that the feud between Rusev and Jack Swagger may have been dropped already. On RAW, WWE made mention of Swagger tapping out to Rusev at Battleground, even though their match ended in a count out, which likely was to set up a rematch. It’s possible the feud is being dropped due to the heat on Lana for her promo at Battleground,...
Via Wrestle Scoop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Talk on the Status of Rusev vs. Jack Swagger, Lana Threatens Brock Lesnar, More

- It’s said again, following last night’s RAW, that the feud between Rusev and Jack Swagger may have been dropped already. On RAW, WWE made mention of Swagger tapping out to Rusev at Battleground, even though their match ended in a count out, which likely was to set up a rematch. It’s possible the feud is being dropped due to the heat on Lana for her promo at Battleground,...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Backstage Talk on the Status of Rusev vs. Jack Swagger, Lana Threatens Brock Lesnar, More

It’s said again, following last night’s RAW, that the feud between Rusev and Jack Swagger may have been dropped already. On RAW, WWE made mention of Swagger tapping out to Rusev at Battleground, even though their match ended in a count out, which likely was to set up a rematch. It’s possible the feud is being dropped due to the heat on Lana for her promo at Battleground, which...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did WWE Decide to Drop Rusev's Feud with Jack Swagger?

It's said again, following last night's RAW, that the feud between Rusev and Jack Swagger may have been dropped already. On RAW, WWE made mention of Swagger tapping out to Rusev at Battleground, even though their match ended in a count out, which likely was to set up a rematch. It's possible the feud is being dropped due to the heat on Lana for her promo at Battleground...
Via Ring Side News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Daily Show Talked Lana, The Real Americans And WWE’s Controversial ‘Current Events’

Daily Show Jon Stewart’s WWE fandom is The Daily Show‘s best running gag. It started back in April, when Jon openly complained about about Paul Heyman’s client Brock Lesnar conquering the Undertaker’s undefeated streak at WrestleMania 30. A few months later he was talking Raw with Daily Show guest Kevin Hart and uncomfortably appearing in the front row at WWE Money in the...
Via With Leather
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan Would Like to Manage Jack Swagger and More!

The following post was provided by WrestleChats Grant Fletcher out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.   This weekend I had a chance to see WWE Hall of Famer ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan in action for Gulf Coast Wrestling (GCW) in Plaquemine, Louisiana. Purple Haze was in action as well as Wildkat newcomers Wild Thing and Korey Konstantine (Kidd Krash) and they all looked great! After the show...
Via Wrestlechat.net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE References MH17 In Pay-Per-View For Cheap Heat

((HT: WWE/Larry Brown Sports))This was NOT a smart scripting move by the WWE last night at their "Battleground" pay-per-view...The HQ, in our younger days, marked out for the whole Hogan-Sheik-Slaughter-Volkov rivalry thing. We got it...But last night, the script writers got this move approved by Lana as she set up the Rusev-Jack Swagger match(Until it gets pulled)All it...
Via Online Sports Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE’s Lana makes tasteless reference to Malaysian flight (Video)

WWE crossed the line with part of its script at Sunday’s “Battleground” event in Tampa, Fla. Before Alexander Rusev’s match against Jack Swagger, his so-called manager Lana took the microphone and began taunting the audience about blaming Russia for the “recent current events.” Of course, Lana — who is played by American actress Catherine Joy […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE News: WWE Issues Statement On Lana’s Battleground Promo, Steamboat Still With WWE, Road Dogg Note

-As we reported earlier, there has been tremendous media backlash regarding Lana’s promo prior to Rusev’s match against Jack Swagger last night at Battleground. It appeared as if Lana had made reference to the recent Malaysian flight being shot down in East Ukraine. WWE issued the following statement on Lana’s promo at WWE Battleground: “Last night’s segment during WWE’s...
Via Wrestling News Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Releases Statement Regarding Controversial Lana Promo From WWE Battleground

Last night at WWE Battleground before Rusev faced Jack Swagger, Lana cut a promo that seemed to hint at the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 incident that occurred on Thursday. An airplane which was carrying 300 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine and it is being reported that the plane was destroyed by local pro-Russian rebels. The promo has received negative mainstream press...
Via Between The Ropes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night RAW Preview for July 21, 2014

WWE Battleground took place last night and tonight’s edition of Monday Night RAW from Miami, FL should feel plenty of the after effects. John Cena retained his WWE World Heavyweight Championship but Roman Reigns has been placed on the radar as a future champ. Meanwhile Kane and Randy Orton are to be seething that they were unable to win the title. Flo Rida will be tonight’s special...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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