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Alberto Del Rio
The Great Khali
- As noted before, the November 19th WWE RAW did a 2.73 cable rating with 3.83 million viewers. This would make it the fifth lowest rated episode of RAW and the fourth lowest number of viewers for a non-holiday episode in the last 15 years.
In the segment breakdown, a rarity came when the highest rated segment of the show was the Ryback interview and Ryback vs. Tensai, which did a 2.91 quarter rating. Wade Barrett vs. Kofi Kingston lost 298,000 viewers. A segment with Paul Heyman and CM Punk plus Kaitlyn vs. Aksana lost 80,000 viewers. Antonio Cesaro vs. Brodus Clay and the John Cena Make-A-Wish video gained 376,000 viewers back.
The segment with Vickie Guerrero, AJ Lee, Cena and Dolph Ziggler gained 195,000 viewers for a 2.85 quarter rating. This is a very low growth for the 9pm timeslot. Alberto Del Rio vs. Randy Orton in the 2 of 3 Falls Match lost 122,000 viewers. Primo and Epico vs. The Great Khali lost 186,000 viewers. The Miz vs. David Otunga gained 223,000 viewers. Sheamus v...
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- In what seems to be a regular happening these days, there were more time constraints and on-the-fly booking changes at last night’s WWE RAW from Dayton.
- On a related note, the celebration for CM Punk’s 365th day as WWE Champion was originally planned to go longer at last night’s RAW. Apparently there was more planned that they didn’t get to do.
- F4Wonline.com reports...
John Cena continued to play up his knee injury ahead of tonight’s taped Smackdown episode.
“Despite MRI results & knee not feeling great, it wont stop me from kicking off #Smackdown tonight on #MizTV. #NeverGiveUp,”
Cena will be in the opening segment on tonight’s Smackdown appearance.
John Cena provided an update on the injury he suffered on Monday’s Raw, writing on twitter, “MRI was typical good news bad news scenario. I’ve dealt with knees issues for the past few yrs, ill add one more to that list….. I know the risks of what can happen to me and I’m willing to play the odds. #nevergiveup c u 2nite grand rapids.”
As noted earlier, there are conflicting...
-- Here is the latest WWE "Outside the Ring" featuring John Cena:
-- Here are some highlights from this week's WWE Main Event:
With CM Punk retaining the WWE Championship against Ryback and John Cena at Survivor Series on Sunday, thereby likely solidifying an expected match with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at Royal Rumble, the sports-entertainment organization’s creative team has discussed a scenario where The Straight Edge Superstar would defeat The Great One at the annual January pay-per-view event...
- Embedded below is the latest "Outside the Ring" featuring John Cena and Kofi Kingston.
- Embedded below is a clip of “The Soup Salutes WWE: Piledriving Clips In Your Face” from Wednesday night on E.
- Former WWE talent Serena Deeb tweeted about some recent volunteer work she had done.
So enjoyed volunteering at DC’s Feast of Sharing today. Perfect reminder...
WWE tapes SmackDown and Main Event tonight in Grand Rapids, Michigan
* The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler is the main event for WWE Main Event.
* The follow up to John Cena's "injury" from RAW.
* The follow up to the Big Show vs. Sheamus feud.
* The continued build to TLC.
* Sheamus challenging Big Show for the World Title is the bonus dark match.
- Sheamus will be making an appearance at the Houston Autorama this Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. The event takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.
- WWE posted the first part of an interview they conducted with John Cena discussing being with the company for 10 years. You can check it out embedded below.
- CM Punk posted a tweet discussing working with...
- John Cena vs. Heath Slater was taped last night in Grand Rapids, Michigan to air on a future episode of WWE Saturday Morning Slam. This is Cena’s first time appearing on WWE’s show for kids. The other match taped for Saturday Morning Slam was Sheamus vs. Titus O’Neil.
- The following matches were taped in Grand Rapids to air on tonight’s WWE Main Event:
* Tyson Kidd vs...
Booker T and Josh Mathews were on commentary.
John Cena defeated Heath Slater in 7:00. Cena won with an Attitude Adjustment. Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal interfered and were thrown out by referee Scott Armstrong.
Sheamus defeated Titus O’Neil with the Brogue Kick in 5-6 minutes. Darren Young sat in on commentary.
- Here’s the video from WWE Main Event looking at the feud between Dolph Ziggler and The Miz:
- CM Punk vs. Ryback plus tag team action with Sheamus and John Cena vs. Dolph Ziggler and Big Show is advertised for the December 10th RAW from Newark, New Jersey.
- Former WWE star Lance Storm is coming out of retirement on February 6th, 2013 for the Pro Wrestling Syndicate promotion...
- Mike sent the following photo of the WrestleMania 29 bus that is currently traveling across the country with WWE. it features Rey Mysterio, Brock Lesnar, Big Show, John Cena, Daniel Bryan and AJ Lee.- The Watts family’s Universal Wrestling website confirms that they have sold their tape library to WWE but will continue to sell Universal merchandise and remaining DVD titles that...
- Tonight’s WWE SmackDown, Main Event and Saturday Morning Slam tapings will take place from the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Confirmed for tonight’s tapings is The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler for this week’s episode of WWE Main Event. No other matches have been announced for Sheamus vs. Big Show and a special appearance by John Cena is being advertised locally.
- Mike sent the following photo of the WrestleMania 29 bus that is currently traveling across the country with WWE. it features Rey Mysterio, Brock Lesnar, Big Show, John Cena, Daniel Bryan and AJ Lee.
- The Watts family's Universal Wrestling website confirms that they have sold their tape library to WWE but will continue to sell Universal merchandise and remaining DVD titles...