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- La Parka is in the Superstar Spotlight on WWE’s website today.
- Alberto Del Rio hyped tonight’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view on Twitter:
“Today is the day R. Rumble I will defend my WHC with everything,and at the end a giant will fall to have ADR as the last man standing.”
- John Cena tweeted about the Royal Rumble this morning. It appears “Joe” he refers to is Joe Hennig, also known as Michael McGillicutty. The Rock posted a photo of he and McGillicutty training together earlier this week. Here are Cena’s comments:
“Have had very few moments to reflect on life, this week I took much needed time. Focused more than ever. Evolution begins with the 1st step. Glad to see @TheRock truly giving his all. Joe is most under rated superstar in @WWE @CMPunk better be ready for tonight”
- AJ Lee called being on the cover of the WWE TLC DVD and the Best of RAW and SmackDown 2012 DVD some of her proudest moments.
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Ricardo Rodriguez spoke with Smack Talk Radio Live about this Sunday’s Royal Rumble event. Here are highlights:
On the first time he met Alberto Del Rio: ”It was actually that day he debuted, that was the first time I met him. I knew who he was before because I’ve been a huge wrestling fan for most of my life. I didn’t recognize him at first because of the mask, but once...
Royal Rumble winner John Cena challenged The Rock or CM Punk to a WWE Championship match at WrestleMania XXIX. I fully expect Cena to meet The Rock in a rematch of WrestleMania XXVIII. It's the biggest money match WWE can promote.
After making the announcement on Raw, the Shield attacked Cena and fended off a save by Sheamus and Ryback. Looks like the Shield may be meeting Cena...
-- WWE has posted a video of Alberto Del Rio celebrating with his father, Dos Caras, backstage at the Royal Rumble after his successful title defense against The Big Show. You can check that out at this link.
-- Ricardo Rodriguez posted the following on Twitter after the PPV last night…
"Getting Those awesome glasses from Mr. Hart, Alberto Del Rio retaining the WHC,...
Smacktalk Radio spoke with Ricardo Rodriguez yesterday. Here are some highlights from the interview.
Ricardo Rodriguez on the first time he met Alberto Del Rio: “It was actually that day he debuted, that was the first time I met him. I knew who he was before because I’ve been a huge wrestling fan for most of my life. I didn’t recognize him at first because of the mask, but...
- WWE Champion CM Punk and The Rock met one last time before the Royal Rumble on last night's SmackDown:
- New WWE NXT talent Clayton Jack is on Twitter at @Cletus_Tahoe. Cletus Tahoe is apparently his new ring name.
- Alberto Del Rio's brother Memo Montenegro has been impressing WWE NXT officials with the way he is improving.
Revealing Shots of Paige and Emma in NXT...
- Below is the final episode of WWE Superstar Toyz:
- We noted last week how Alberto Del Rio’s brother Memo Montenegro was impressing officials in WWE developmental with the way he has been improving. Another star who is improving in the eyes of NXT officials is Denton Blackwell, a former University of North Texas football player. Blackwell previously worked for Booker T’s promotion...
The Internet Wrestling Community is out of control with hate, sadness, and disappointment following the WWE 2013 Royal Rumble. Unfortunately for those fans whether they like it or not, the best business decisions were made at the Rumble.
- Ricardo Rodriguez tweeted the following about the WWE Royal Rumble:
“Getting Those awesome glasses from Mr. Hart, Alberto Del Rio retaining the WHC, and good ol’ Duct Tape. Tonight was a great night! #SiSiSi”
- Speaking of Bret Hart, he noted how he was very proud of the phrase “Sharpshooter” trending worldwide during The Rock vs. CM Punk WWE Title match last night.
- After tonight's WWE RAW ended in Las Vegas, Vince McMahon finally made it up from the F-5 and left the ring. John Cena came out and called out birthday boy Sheamus for a Happy Birthday celebration.
Everyone sang to Sheamus until Dolph Ziggler interrupted. Cena hit him with an Attitude Adjustment and he caught a Brogue Kick from Sheamus. Some of the referees brought out a...
- The 2013 WWE Royal Rumble pre-show opens with Matt Striker and Tony Dawson at ringside as fans pile into the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. They hype tonight’s pay-per-view card.
- Josh Mathews is backstage with Big Show. We see footage of Alberto Del Rio winning the World Heavyweight Title three weeks ago. Show is upset the footage was shown again. He goes on about Del...
- WWE Champion CM Punk and The Rock met one last time before the Royal Rumble on last night’s SmackDown:- New WWE NXT talent Clayton Jack is on Twitter at @Cletus_Tahoe. Cletus Tahoe is apparently his new ring name.- Alberto Del Rio’s brother Memo Montenegro has been impressing WWE NXT officials with the way he is improving.
The Royal Rumble is easily my favorite WWE pay-per-view event of the year for one reason: You can bet on it.
Back in the '90s, I was a Torch
subscriber. One of the columnists laid out a blueprint for turning the
unpredictability of the 30-man, over-the-top battle royal into a
lottery. Here's how to do it:
Cut up pieces of paper and number them one through 30....
Kane and Dbry open Smackdown. They show a video of their anger management graduation ceremony. Kane says they’re here to address the rumors that they’ve gone soft. Dbry says nothing could be further from the truth. Kane says he will win the Royal Rumble and Dbry argues with him. Big Show interrupts and comes to the ring. He declares that he will retain his title at the Rumble...
WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler was interviewed by The New York Post. Here are some highlights.
Current era vs. the Attitude Era: ”I honestly feel, in my own personal opinion, that during the Attitude Era our roster was stronger. I just think that there were stronger, from top to bottom of our roster, characters and Superstars than we have now. We certainly have...
- WWE’s website has an exclusive video of World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio celebrating with Ricardo and Del Rio’s father, wrestling legend Dos Caras backstage at the Royal Rumble.
- WWE.com has published an exclusive video interview with Goldust, who talks about his surprise return in Sunday’s Royal Rumble match. Goldust says his beef with brother Cody Rhodes is far...