Found February 18, 2013 on
Here is what is on tap for tonight’s edition of WWE Monday Night RAW…
* The fallout from Rock vs. CM Punk and the beginning to the Rock vs. John Cena rematch build.
* There may be some sort of Mardi Gras celebration for The Rock but that is not confirmed as of this writing.
* Speaking of The Rock, this will be his last appearance for the next two weeks.
* Jack Swagger will be delivering his own State of the Union Address after winning the Elimination Chamber match to earn a World Title shot at WrestleMania.
* Tonight is Chris Jericho’s last TV appearance for a few weeks before traveling to Australia to tour with Fozzy.
* The dark match main event will be John Cena & Ryback vs. C.M. Punk & Dolph Ziggler
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- The Rock has tweeted a new backstage photo of himself holding the new WWE Championship title belt with the following caption, "New title. New era. New standard. @WWE Heavyweight Champion. #JustBringIt"
- John Cena hyped his match against CM Punk for next week's Raw, writing on Twitter, "If C.M. Punk beats me, then he deserves to face The Rock for the new WWE...
John Cena said that he wasn't sure that he would be involved in this year's WrestleMania event during an interview with Times-Picayune.
"Had you asked me three months ago would I even be involved in WrestleMania, the answer was probably no," said Cena. "So I literally just had to, uh, stop being a boo-boo face, you know? [I had to] get off my horse of pouting...
- The Rock has tweeted a new backstage photo of himself holding the new WWE Championship title belt with the following caption, “New title. New era. New standard. @WWE Heavyweight Champion. #JustBringIt”
- John Cena hyped his match against CM Punk for next week’s Raw, writing on Twitter, “If C.M. Punk beats me, then he deserves to face The Rock for the new WWE Title. I will...
- Here are some reactions from last night’s WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view:Antonio Cesaro after defeating The Miz: “Even with Miz stooping to new lows and resorting to cheap shots, I am still YOUR #USChampion #WWEChamber”Big E Langston after destroying Kofi Kingston: “Tonight, the posse turns a new leaf: Get WHC Or Die Trying. For the Love of WHC. WHC’ll Make Ya Jump...
- WWE confirmed at the end of last night’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view that WWE Champion The Rock will defend against John Cena at WrestleMania 29, in a rematch from their WrestleMania 28 main event.The WrestleMania card currently looks like this:WWE Title Match John Cena vs. The RockWorld Heavyweight Title Match Jack Swagger with Zeb Colter vs. Alberto Del Rio with Ricardo Rodriguez
Raw opens with John Cena. He starts to talk about WrestleMania but CM Punk interrupts. Punk wants Cena’s title shot. Cena agrees to put it on the line in a match. Punk decides that it will be next week.
^This makes me wonder if we will end up with a triple threat match at WM, or if WWE is just trying to buy some time until they get an “official” decision from the Undertaker...
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on JrsBarBq.com. Here are some highlights.
Thoughts on John Cena: John Cena has put himself into a situation where he has every thing to lose and what to gain in his match with Punk next week? Curious to see how this is addressed. Perhaps it’s as simply as Cena wanting to silence Punk and get the elusive win over the former...
- Former WWE Diva Eve Torres is featured in the latest Gracie Way episode, teaching law enforcement in Arizona:
- As a reminder, WWE will make their special announcement at 12pm EST today. Vince McMahon, John Cena, The Rock and others will be present. We will have full coverage of the announcement here on the site.
- Ricardo Rodriguez took a shot at Zeb Colter and tweeted the...