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- THQ released the following extended interview with Mike Tyson and Paul Heyman to promote the WWE ’13 video game:- Zack Ryder noted on Twitter that he is working on a “Best Of” episode of his YouTube series.- John Cena will be featured on the YouTube pre-show before Sunday’s WWE Hell In a Cell pay-per-view. Cena will be addressing the AJ Lee controversy.
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WWE issued the following press release:
STAMFORD, Conn., October 22, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced today that WWE Superstar, John Cena, was honored by Make-A-Wish last week at their “Evening of Excellence Awards Ceremony” for being the only celebrity to reach the record-breaking milestone of fulfilling 300 wishes.
Cena became the first recipient of the 300th Wish Award...
- Ryback vs. CM Punk at last night’s RAW live event in Hartford, Connecticut had been advertised to be a Last Man Standing Match but was not. Ryback ended up winning via DQ when Paul Heyman ran in to break up a pin. After the bell, Ryback could barely get Heyman up for his Shellshocked finisher so he just slammed him instead. Punk then made the save but Ryback laid him out to end...
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– WWE announced the following today… Tune in to ABC on Wednesday, October 24th at 1:00 pm ET to see WWE Superstar John Cena appear as a guest on “The Chew” and cook with Chef Michael Symon.
– Tickets for the WWE TV taping on Wednesday, December 19th in Rochester, New York go on sale this Friday. More information is available at this link.
Paul Heyman recently spoke to Fighting Spirit Magazine. Here are some highlights.
His Current WWE Run: “I’m having an absolute blast, it’s the best of all circumstances. … Because I’m working with people I absolutely adore working with. I originally came back to work with Brock Lesnar and I couldn’t think of a better scenario to come back to WWE (than) with Brock. Then...
- WWE’s website had 12.3 million unique visitors in September, up 18% from the 10.4 million in September of 2011. They also averaged 667 website shop orders per day in September, the same as September of 2011.
- For the month of September, WWE live events, not including Night of Champions, averaged 4,104 paid fans per event. This is down 3.9% from September of 2011.
- In DVD updates...
- Arda Ocal spoke CM Punk on the eve of the release of the WWE ’13 video game. Punk discussed his rivalry with John Cena, his Hell In A Cell match with Ryback and rumors of early retirement.
- WWE will be holding NXT tapings at Full Sail University on November 1st & 15th, December 6th and January 10th & 31st.
- On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 WWE hold a WWE SmackDown taping...
- Embedded below is footage of Machinima interviewing Paul Heyman about WWE ’13.
- Tickets for the WWE TV taping on Wednesday, December 19th in Rochester, New York go on sale this Friday. World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus vs. The Big Show and Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio are currently advertised for the event.
- WWE has published an article looking at “forgotten” ECW...
- The Usos chose this week’s WWE Classics Five-Star Match of the Week on WWE.com and they chose CM Punk vs. John Cena from Money in the Bank 2011.
- For the week ending October 17th, WWE ranked #5 on the YouTube charts with 3,908,946 views.
- According to updated numbers from WWE, the 2012 Money in the Bank pay-per-view did just over 200,000 buys, slightly up from 2010 and 2011...
This years WWE Night Of Champion pay-per-view garnered 189,000 worldwide buys. The event did 158,000 buys in North America and 89,000 internationally.
This year’s event was headlined by WWE Champion CM Punk and John Cena fighting to a draw.
EXCLUSIVE STORY: End of an Era – Thank You Taker’
- Zack Ryder says he just wants a televised entrance. He tweeted after RAW last night:
“I don’t care who’s in charge…@ExcuseMeWWE or @WWEAJLee…just someone please give me a televised entrance! #CMON!”
- WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Snuka will be signing copies of his new book on December 8th at the Bookends store in Ridgewood, New Jersey at 1pm. The book will be released on...
– WWE is filming Mick Foley today. He tweeted this afternoon, “Anxiously awaiting the arrival of @WWE crew, to film a feature on my year-round Christmas room. I feel like a 7 year-old on Christmas Eve..instead of a 47 year-old on October 25th..which is what I am. Wow, a 47 year-old guy in a year-round Christmas room…sounds like a loser. #OnlyTwoMonthsUntilChristmasBrother.”...
- Current TNA agent D-Lo Brown turns 42 years old today while WWE Hall of Famer Pedro Morales turns 70.
- Zack Ryder, who has been frustrated with his YouTube series being edited by WWE, is hyping the 100th episode and teases that it may be the finale. He tweeted this weekend:
“SAVE THE DATE…1/11/13…Episode 100 of Z! True Long Island Story! #finale?”
- WWE camera crews are...
- AJ Lee announced on tonight's episode of WWE Raw that she is resigning as General Manager of Raw due to fraternizing with a member of the RAW roster.
- After Paul Heyman was denied the position of General Manager of Raw, Vince McMahon announced that Vickie Guerrero has been appointed the managing supervisor of WWE Raw.
Backstage News on Why WWE Replaced AJ Lee with Vickie Guerrero....