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Between The Ropes:
Brian and Steve are back as they talk about Klondike bars, mints, coupons, concerts and NBA Championships and then they get into a full review of WWE Raw including the latest in the Triple H – Daniel Bryan – Randy Orton storyline, the eye-popping Paul Heyman – CM Punk – Curtis Axel segment, AJ Lee with her version of a pipe bomb promo and more. Plus, they talk Goldberg and Hulk Hogan’s future in wrestling.
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WWE.com posted a video of CM Punk’s battered & bruised back after the kendo stick shots from Paul Heyman on RAW last night. Here is a screenshot:
There is a golden opportunity right now in the WWE in a critical spot. Triple H has laid down the gauntlet and all of the WWE superstars besides Daniel Bryan have remained silent. The locker room needs a voice, a respected voice, a loud voice, a legend’s voice. Enter Ric Flair!
WWE RAW emanates from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona tonight for the first full-show without the John Cena.
Expect heavy focus tonight on the build to the Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan WWE Championship match at the upcoming WWE Night Of Champions pay-per-view in September.
Confirmed for the show tonight is a non-title match between WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel...
Tonight’s WWE RAW takes place from the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Besides Curtis Axel vs. CM Punk, no other matches have been announced for tonight.
WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show:
* If Punk takes care of business against Axel, is Heyman next to feel his wrath?
* Will Big Show & Mark Henry be the force to finally crush The Shield?
– WWE Monday Night RAW takes place tonight in Phoenix, Arizona with CM Punk vs. Curtis Axel announced.
– WWE SmackDown tapes tomorrow in Las Vegas.
– Jim Ross is currently in the UK on a spoken word tour.
– Paul Heyman’s Heyman Hustle website has posted more photos from WWE’s Summerslam weekend, including new photos of Maria Menounos wrestling during the Axxess. You can...
– WWE.com has posted footage of CM Punk following the beating by Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman. You can check that out at this link.
– REMINDER: WZRtv returns TONIGHT for a special THREE-HOUR show. The plan is to catch up as we missed last week’s show due to personal issues and technical difficulties. The show will air LIVE from 7-10EST and we’ll be covering SummerSlam, last...
- The first “An Evening With Jim Ross – The Voice of Wrestling” event took place last night in Manchester, England. Ross commented:“Great show in Manchester last night. Sold out tonight in Glasgow @ Hilton. HUGE travel day. MAN-Glasgow-London Heathrow for Wed am flt.”- The Los Matadores Twitter account tweeted last night after RAW:“Desde la Madre Patria para el mundo…...
– Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan and Rob Van Dam, Big Show, and Mark Henry vs. The Shield are advertised locally for tonight’s SmackDown tapings.
– Sgt. Slaughter turns 65 years old today.
– The Great Khali turns 41 years old today.
– Former WWE and ECW wrestler Jazz turn 40 years old today.
– Global Wrestling airs tonight on ESPN Classic from 9PM ET to 2AM ET.
The main event of the WWE live event in Fresno, California on Friday featured Randy Orton defending the WWE Championship against Daniel Bryan. The finish saw Orton nearly tapping to the “Yes! Lock” submission hold by Bryan until The Shield did a run-in, causing a disqualification. This led to Big Show and Mark Henry coming in to make the save, while Orton scurried off and escaped...
Embedded below are highlights from the August 26th, 2013 episode of Raw.
Cody Rhodes vs. Fandango
Cody Rhodes & The Miz vs. Damien Sandow & Fandango
Daniel Bryan defaces Randy Orton’s new car with spray paint
Natalya vs. Brie Bella
Titus O’Neil vs. Jack Swagger
Ryback takes out his aggression on Josh Mathews
Christian vs. Randy Orton
Triple H gives Brad Maddox...
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– WWE legend Ted DiBiase Sr. recently spoke to the Pro Wrestling Torch about why his son has not been on television in recent months. The interview was conducted prior to Ted Jr.’s announcement earlier today that he will be leaving WWE when his contract expires.
The “Million Dollar Man” said:
“The reason he’s not been back on TV is they don’t...
– Twitter has purchased Trendrr, the company that reports on social media scores and rankings for network shows. The site is where Raw, Smackdown and Total Divas’ “social media scores” that we report on come from.
– Paul Heyman has posted to his Heyman Hustle blog new pics of Ric Flair from the now-infamous WWE 2K14 “30 Years of WrestleMania” panel during SummerSlam...
– The advertised dark main event for tonight’s WWE RAW show is C.M. Punk vs. Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman.
– Global Wrestling airs on ESPN Classic today starting at 11M ET through 8PM ET.
– UWF runs on ESPN Classic at 10:30PM ET with Cactus Jack vs. David Sammartino and Steve “Dr. Death” Williams vs. Col. DeBeers.
– Petey Williams turns 32 years old today.
– WWE will...
Brock Lesnar is not expected back on WWE TV until late December or early January 2014, in time for the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. At one point, WWE officials were looking at doing Lesnar vs. CM Punk at the Hell In a Cell pay-per-view but they have been backing away from those plans as of late.
Heat on Dolph Ziggler for Incident - Heat Still on Rollins?, Plans for a NEW Paul Heyman...
- WWE.com posted a video of CM Punk’s battered & bruised back after the kendo stick shots from Paul Heyman on RAW last night. Here is a screenshot:
- WWE reporters caught up with Eva Marie and The Bella Twins after last night’s RAW. Brie Bella said she’s going to prove that Natalya isn’t the only veteran on the Divas roster.
- Natalya also spoke to WWE.com reporters...