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- John Cena noted on Twitter that he interviewed Zack Ryder this weekend, and WWE fans "need to hear Zack Ryder's interview."
- WWE published an article looking at WWE Developmental's "top prospects" on NXT. The list includes Kassius Ohno, Leo Kruger, Bo Dallas, Paige, Richie Steamboat, Adrian Neville (PAC), Anya, and Bray Wyatt & The Family.
- Chris Jericho teased the possibility of returning to WWE, writing on Twitter, "Had a dream I was wrestling as a heel under the name 'Bobby Baby.' If I ever go back to the WWE, that shall be my new name! #BobbyBaby."
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- Embedded below is the January 21st Raw backstage fallout.
- According to PWInsider, one of the big topics among wrestlers following Raw was how bad the John Cena promo was, especially since it was closing the show and came after strong work from CM Punk and The Rock.
TMZ caught a video of John Cena arriving in Los Angeles (LAX) on Friday for a WWE RAW house show at the STAPLES Center. Cena commented on a Brawlin’ Buddy stuffed doll a fan asked him to sign. Cena noted to the cameraman that the doll had the wrong eye-color:
– As announced on last night’s WWE RAW, next week’s show from Las Vegas will see the return of the RAW Roulette theme.
– WWE.com has a new article up, discussing the company’s top developmental prospects at NXT. The list includes Kassius Ohno, Leo Kruger, Bo Dallas, Paige, Richie Steamboat, Adrian Neville (PAC), Anya, and Bray Wyatt & The Family.
– John Cena posted...
- John Cena noted on Twitter that he interviewed Zack Ryder this weekend, and WWE fans “need to hear Zack Ryder’s interview.”- WWE published an article looking at WWE Developmental’s “top prospects” on NXT. The list includes Kassius Ohno, Leo Kruger, Bo Dallas, Paige, Richie Steamboat, Adrian Neville (PAC), Anya, and Bray Wyatt & The Family.- Chris Jericho teased...
- John Cena posted this short Tout “interviewing” him for reaching 1 million followers on Twitter.- It was announced on Monday’s episode of Raw that The Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio at Royal Rumble will be a Last Man Standing match.
ESPN has updated their WWE Power Rankings for the week. Listed below is this week’s top 5, with their rankings from last week in the parentheses.
1. CM Punk (1)
2. Dolph Ziggler (3)
3. The Shield (9)
4. Alberto Del Rio (4)
5. The Rock (2)
John Cena ranked at #10 this week after taking the #5 spot last week. ESPN wrote the following about John Cena’s promo on Raw.
This man used...
– Now here’s a New Year’s Eve tradition I could stand to see more of. Kelly Kelly tweeted this photo of herself before going out to party on New Year’s Eve in a smokin’ hot tight and backless white dress: Wow!
– Zack Ryder will perform “Hoeski” prior to Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view event in Phoenix, Arizona.
“BREAKING NEWS! I will perform #Hoeski LIVE before...
– WWE has announced on their Facebook that they will be partnering with the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network to promote next week’s “No Name Calling Week.”
– With Zack Ryder and Dolph Ziggler’s YouTube shows ending and WWE making some changes to their YouTube content offerings, there has been talk of The Miz getting his own YouTube show.
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- WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn is featured in the “Diva Spotlight” on the homepage of WWE.com.
- Embedded below is another clip from Steve Austin’s upcoming movie, The Package, which releases on Blu-ray and DVD on February 19th.
- MVP continues to shoot down rumors that he will be a surprise entrant in this Sunday’s Royal Rumble match, writing on Twitter, “I’ll be thrilled...
The dark match after Monday’s Raw saw John Cena teaming with Sheamus to face The Big Show and Wade Barrett. Cena picked up the win for his team after executing the Attitude Adjustment.
Big Show cut a promo after the match but was interrupted by Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio knocked The Big Show off his feet. Del Rio then went into the crowd and even wore a 49ers hat.
- The extra on WWE's 2012 TLC DVD release will be Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Dolph Ziggler.
- As noted earlier, Tyson Kidd is doing his physical therapy at the D-1 training facility in Tampa, Florida. This is the same place that is co-owned by Tim Tebow and that Chris Jericho is involved with.
- Dolph Ziggler is on his way to Sydney, Australia for four...
"I'm ... not keeping my title, am I."Tonight, on the With Leather WWE Raw open discussion thread:The countdown to the 2013 Royal Rumble is just about up, with WWE Champion CM Punk making final preparations for his title bout against The Rock and legions of Superstars lining up for an opportunity at a World Title at WrestleMania. But while the Rumble lineup slowly gestates...