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It has finally happened. Daniel Bryan is getting his WWE main-event against John Cena. After weeks of speculation Bryan and Cena was made official on Monday Night RAW and will headline the 2013 SummerSlam pay per view.
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Sheamus recently spoke with IOL News in South Africa about his early days in WWE and more. Check out the highlights:
On having his unique look upon joining the company: “I was a brand-new kid who no one knew. In the past I had cut my red hair, but I decided to do an image change and let it grow so people would remember me. Also, they saw the pale white skin which became part of...
- Triple H told the Orlando Business Jourlan that WWE is thinking beyond a physical Hall of Fame building to more of a "big attraction" that includes a Hall of Fame.
"I don’t want a Hall of Fame or some other attraction to just be something where people see some guy’s shorts. We are the WWE and we are big, so whatever we do needs to be the same. If I were to say...
- Here is video of Daniel Bryan and the winner of the Doritos Jacked fan contest at last night’s RAW:
- WWE will return to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for a live event on Sunday, September 8th. The pre-sale is going on now and the password is WWELIVE.
- The announced attendance for last night’s RAW from Brooklyn was 15,803 – a legitimate sellout.
– John Cena defeated Ryback in a tables match to retain the WWE Championship after RAW went off the air this week. This was the same match they’ve been doing post-RAW and on house shows for several weeks now.
– There was no dark match before Monday night’s WWE RAW broadcast from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
– It was announced on RAW this week that WWE will...
- Besides CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar and Daniel Bryan vs. John Cena for the WWE Title, other matches in the works for SummerSlam include:
* Kane vs. Bray Wyatt
* Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow with the briefcase on the line
* Big E Langston vs. Dolph Ziggler
* A Divas match on the pre-show
The Shield will be doing something with Mark Henry and The Usos and if not, Seth Rollins and Roman...
WWE.com has a new article up, talking about an upcoming appearance by WWE Champion John Cena on the ABC morning show “Live with Kelly & Michael” this Monday at 9 AM ET. The article mentions Cena and co-host, former NFL player Michael Strahan, doing battle in a “No Holds Barred Match” on the show Monday. Cena will be there to talk WWE, Money in the Bank, Make-A-Wish, RAW...
Brad Maddox tells John Cena he’s going to allow him to pick his opponent for Summerslam. Randy Orton comes out and tells John Cena he may not be WWE Champion when Summerslam rolls around. Fandango interrupts and comes out and says Orton will be cashing in the briefcase against him, not John Cena. Fandango tries to get John Cena to say his name with him but Randy Orton attacks him...
- Bray Wyatt tweeted after attacking R-Truth on last night’s RAW:
“For those inferior: Underneath the Buzzards you will find death, decay, survival, absolution. A complete circle, think about it……..”
- Sheamus noted on Twitter that his RAW role was minimal last night after ladder-related inflammation has doubled the size of his left thigh. He posted this photo:
- Scott Hall tweeted out a new photo of he and wrestling legend Lex Luger:
- Chris Jericho was at the Sirius/XM studios today to record two shows. He will be hosting Ozzy’s Boneyard this weekend and Liquid Metal this week on Sirius.
- The Bella Twins were interviewed by The New York Daily News to promote Total Divas and were asked about their workout routines. Nikki Bella replied...
Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer
– The plan as of two weeks ago was to have John Cena retain the title against Mark Henry at Money in the Bank tonight. Of course, plans can and always do change but that was the going plan at last week’s WWE TV tapings.
– Kenny McIntosh sent in this interview recap:
Inside The Ropes debuted their ‘Where Are They Now?’ Interview series...
- The Usos tweeted about their loss to The Shield at Money in the Bank:
“Thanks to that HOT Philly crowd!! Knocked down 100 times,…stand up 101..keep pushin. Thanks again to the Universe…#USOOO”
“Ups and downs, wins and losses….Take time to thank the man above…say your prayers…out”
- Wade Barrett tweeted about the Money in the Bank Ladder Match that he participated...
- The Usos tweeted about their match against The Shield at Money in the Bank:“We’d like to think our #MITB tag match was a 5 star entertaining match, with that being said..we head HOME with our heads held high..thank U”- Brock Lesnar will be appearing on the August 5th WWE RAW from Green Bay.- The dark main event after last night’s WWE SmackDown tapings saw Rob Van Dam, Randy...
IGN has released a first look at WWE 2K14, which is available for pre-order at WWEShop.com. Here are some of the highlights from writer Richard George’s article:
* Yukes is keeping the game engine from WWE ’13. It remains more of a “simulation” game, focusing on the the same light-and-heavy grapple system from 2011.
* The biggest change to the engine is the reversal system...