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Whats on This Weeks Show:
- Weekend talk & random news!
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- WWE Battleground...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross tweeted the following on Tuesday night, revealing that his contract with WWE officially expires today (Wednesday):
Tomorrow is my last, legal day w/ @WWE It was a great 21 year run. Best biz decision ever was coming to WWE '93. Grateful to all involved.
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) July 23, 2014
We’re guessing his WWE Legends contract has expired as we...
– It was announced to the live crowd at the WWE SmackDown tapings on Tuesday night that WWE will return to the Amway Center in Orlando, FL on February 16th, 2015 for a live RAW TV taping. Tickets are on sale now using the pre-sale code RAWTV.
– As noted earlier here on the website, several WWE NXT talents were backstage at Monday’s WWE RAW and Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown TV tapings...
– On Tuesday night’s WWE Main Event broadcast, Xavier Woods played the role of “manager” for Big E. and Kofi Kingston. Also, Big E. and Kofi debuted a new double team finisher similar to what the Uso Brothers do during their matches. As seen, Big E. and Kofi Kingston defeated Health Slater and Titus O’Neil on Main Event.
– The Miz’s father was spotted sitting in the...
UPDATE: Following Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown TV tapings in Orlando, FL, Kane issued an open challenge that was accepted by the returning The Big Show. In his return match, The Big Show defeated Kane by count out. Show knocked Kane through the ropes and picked up the win via count out. This will not air as it was simply a dark match for the live crowd only.
ORIGINAL: The Big...
– Last Friday night’s WWE SmackDown broadcast drew a 1.95 (2.0) cable rating., with 2.885 million viewers. That is up from the previous week.
– UPDATE: This week’s WWE RAW broadcast scored a 3.15 (3.2) cable rating, with 4.43 million viewers.
– ORIGINAL: Last night’s RAW drew 4.43 million viewers and a 1.47 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic. Those numbers up 7% and...
– Vince Russo has posted the first episode of his new podcast “The Swerve” online. The episode includes an interview with his old writing partner Ed Ferrera, who came with him to WCW and infamously portrayed the “Oklahoma” gimmick in WCW that ever-so-classily mocked Jim Ross’ bell palsy. The podcast also includes his thoughts on last week’s episodes of Impact and RAW...
– The following matches were taped on Tuesday night in Orlando, FL for this week’s WWE SmackDown broadcast:
* Non-Title Match: The Usos © vs. Ryback and Curtis Axel
* Bo Dallas vs. Dolph Ziggler
* No DQ Match: Cesaro vs. Dean Ambrose
* Naomi vs. Paige
* Bray Wyatt vs. R-Truth
* Roman Reigns vs. Alberto Del Rio
– Here are some highlight videos from this week’s WWE Main Event broadcast:
Credit: Matt H of ProWrestling.net
Adam Rose beat Damien Sandow. Sandow impersonated Rose and it was actually fun. The live crowd played along. This match was held prior to the Main Event taping.
Adrian Neville defeated Tyler Breeze to retain the NXT Championship. This match was taped after the Main Event taping. The arena is about 85 percent full with only the upper...
Bo Dallas spoke with Ring Rust Radio prior to Sunday’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view. Here are some highlights:
Donald Wood: Sunday, July 20 is WWE’s Battleground Pay-Per-View on the WWE Network. You are scheduled to compete in the Battle Royal for the Intercontinental title. Do you Bo-lieve you’re going to walk out as the new champion?
Bo Dallas: Absolutely. You’ve got to...
– Triple H tweeted the following regarding his visit to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, FL prior to the WWE Main Event and SmackDown tapings on Tuesday: in Orlando, FL
“Earlier in the day, I was in Orlando watching the future train. Proud of the hard work, excited for the future. #WWENXT”
– WWE released the following SummerSlam promo video for John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar:
– Adam Rose defeated Damien Sandow in the dark match prior to the WWE Main Event and SmackDown TV tapings on Tuesday night in Orlando, FL. Sandow impersonated Rose and it was actually funny according to a fan in attendance. The live crowd played along. Former TNA Knockout SoCal Val was one of the rosebuds.
– Current WWE NXT Champion Adrian Neville defeated Tyler Breeze with his...
– Mattel has a WWE Slam City display set for Comic-Con.
– As a reminder, The Rock is appearing on The Tonight Show tonight to promote Hercules.
– Trish Stratus has signed on to play a role in the new action film Gridlocked. The film stars Dominic Purcell, Richard Gunn, Stephen Lang, Vinnie Jones, Cody Hackman and Saul Rubinek and follows a former SWAT leader (Purcell) who...
– Several WWE NXT talents including Colin Cassady and Enzo Amore were backstage at Tuesday night’s WWE Main Event and SmackDown TV tapings.
– Former TNA Knockout SoCal Val was also backstage at the WWE Main Event and SmackDown TV tapings in Orlando, FL. She actually worked as one of Adam Rose’s “Rosebuds”. Val has been at numerous WWE and NXT live events as she lives...
Vince Russo has posted a new article on What Culture that looks back at his ten biggest regrets in pro wrestling. Russo said:
“This was a huge mistake for me. Something I wish that I could take back every day—but, can’t. My wife raised my kids on her own without me being there—it’s that simple. Rather than put my time and effort into the only thing that should have mattered...
Source: The Wrestling Observer
As we noted earlier here on the website that the word going around in WWE is that things may not exactly be done yet as far as the CM Punk issue is concerned.
Punk, whose WWE contract officially expired recently, noted during a recent interview that he will “never” return to WWE again.
While nothing is official at this point, there is at least some...
– As of today, WWE officials still see Bo Dallas as a heel despite him working a match against Damien Sandow last night on RAW. There has been some speculation among fans regarding a Bo Dallas babyface turn but that is not the case as of now.
– WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena, who successfully defended his title at the WWE Battleground pay-per-view on Sunday night but...
The Big Show was backstage at last night’s WWE RAW TV tapings but obviously wasn’t used. Show has been off TV since WrestleMania 30 but is expected to return as soon as next week:
Here is a photo from backstage at RAW last night with ‘Show.
Chillin' Backstage With @WWETheBigShow Last Night @theWWERAW. pic.twitter.com/blohORJbQM
— Papa Hype (@PapaHypeBlog) July 22, 2014
– Last night’s RAW drew 4.43 million viewers and a 1.47 rating in the 18 – 49 demographic. Those numbers up 7% and 10%, respectively, from 4.15 million viewers and a 1.33 demo rating last week. It’s the highest viewership for Raw since the April 28th episode garnered 4.61 million viewers.
The show did hours of 4.25 million, 4.52 million and 4.52 million viewers. The household...
– Brie Bella is backstage at today’s WWE Main Event and SmackDown TV tapings. She was spotted arriving several hours ago.
– Speaking of Brie Bella, she tweeted the following to Stephanie McMahon following last night’s WWE RAW broadcast:
“You deserve to be sitting in jail @StephMcMahon for everything you’ve done to my husband @WWEDanielBryan & my sister Nikki. #BrieMode...
– WWE Diva Lana tweeted the following to Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar after Brock made his return on RAW:
“@HeymanHustle & @BrockLesnar are back.I look forward to the day that @RusevBUL will CRUSH the man that conquered streak ! @wwe #RAW”
– WrestlingDVDNews.com released the following bonus clips from WWE’s upcoming Paul Heyman DVD:
– Movie directors The Soska Twins have both been hyping an announcement regarding the WWE Studios’ film – See No Evil 2. As you know by now, the movie features Kane in the lead role. It looks like they’ll be revealing the official trailer for the film at the San Diego Comic-Con next week.
– Last week, WWE debuted a new YouTube.com show titled “WWE Insider”. The show...
– At the closing bell on Tuesday, WWE stock was at $12.66 per share.
– Chris Jericho’s father Ted Irvine will be the featured guest on Wednesday’s edition of his “Talk Is Jericho” podcast. The guest on Friday will be WWE Superstar Zack Ryder.
– During an interview with Register-Herald.com to promote a comedy show tonight in Beckley, West Virginia. WWE Hall of Famer...
– Here is a video of The Rock appearing on Kelly & Michael earlier today to promote his new Hercules film:
– Here is a video of Batista appearing on last night’s edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy:
Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer
UPDATE: Even though both CM Punk and WWE haven’t really mentioned Punk’s departure much since it happened way back in January, WWE is said to be very upset with how it went down. It’s believed there are “serious issues” between both parties at the moment. Punk’s contract expired last week.
While it looks like the expiration of Punk’s...