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- Like at recent live events, Ricardo Rodriguez appeared on the big screen at RAW and challenged the fans to see if they could say Alberto Del Rio's name longer than he could when Del Rio made his entrance.
- Fans in attendance at last night's RAW in Indianapolis noted that Drew McIntyre had to be helped to the back by WWE officials after the in-ring segment with Ryback and Mark Henry. It looked like McIntyre was legitimately injured.
- WWE has released a new John Cena t-shirt on their shop website. The shirt is the gold edition of his 10 year anniversary gear. Cena wore it during the dark main event at last night's RAW in Indianapolis. Here's a photo:
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- John Cena and Stephanie McMahon talked about WWE’s use of social media at the SWSX convention in Austin, Texas yesterday. Here is a photo of them on the panel and highlights:
* WWE’s biggest reach over social media comes from Facebook.
* Cena said he wasn’t sure about using social media at first, because of letting fans “behind the curtain” but soon saw potential in...
- Posted below is a photo of John Cena on the cover of the new issue of Men’s Health Magazine.- WWE published a feature by Howard Finkel looking at the true stories behind wrestling’s most unique nicknames.- Billy Gunn celebrated 2 years of sobriety on Monday. Gunn’s wife “hacked” his Twitter account and posted the following message: “**HACKED BY YOUR WIFE***** Congratulations...
- The dark match before last night’s WWE TV tapings in Fort Wayne, Indiana saw Ted DiBiase defeat Bray Wyatt.
- The dark main event after last night’s tapings saw Randy Orton, Sheamus and Ryback hit their finishers on The Shield to end the show.
- It was noted that Drew McIntyre possibly suffered an injury during the RAW segment with Mark Henry and Ryback on Monday. Drew responded...
- Here is WWE’s special preview for John Cena vs. The Rock at WrestleMania 29:
- Chris Jericho tweeted the following about his Highlight Reel segment on last night’s RAW:
“Haha I’ve never been in a segment that has split opinions so decisively between “awesome” and “awful!!” I’ll go with “fun!” #HighlightReel”
- Evan Bourne was asked by a fan on Twitter how...
- This year’s Royal Rumble garnered approximately 498,000 buys according to new data from WWE. That’s about a 14% increase from the 2012 Royal Rumble, which did 438,000 buys.
The Rumble did 322,000 buys in North America and 176,000 internationally. The event was headlined by The Rock defeating WWE Champion CM Punk and John Cena winning 30-man Royal Rumble match.
- Brock Lesnar...
- WWE opened up all of their live events this weekend with the Paul Bearer tribute video.- With Rey Mysterio out of action and Kofi Kingston doing promotional work, CM Punk’s opponent for Friday and Saturday’s RAW live events was Zack Ryder. Fans in attendance noted that Punk squashed Ryder, who got in no offense at all. Punk ended the match by crossing Ryder’s arms over his...
Here is the updated line for WrestleMania 29 following Monday’s episode of Raw.* WWE champion The Rock vs. John Cena.* Stipulations to be announced: Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar.* World champion Alberto Del Rio vs. Jack Swagger.* The Undertaker vs. CM Punk.Rumored:* The Shield vs. Randy Orton & Sheamus & Big Show.* Mark Henry vs. Ryback.WrestleMania 29 takes place on April...